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Declare a calamity severe in three days, says panel


August 14th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A devastating natural disaster should be declared "severe" within three days, a parliamentary panel has said.The Committee on MPs Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) also ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s Dalli Rajhara-Rowghat rail project gets fresh boost


August 5th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 5 (IANS) The key Dalli Rajhara-Rowghat railway line in Chhattisgarh, languishing for the last three decades, got a fresh boost Sunday with the state government asking all the ... Read more...

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Devastating fire in Himachal’s Chamba heritage town


March 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) A devastating fire gutted 16 buildings, comprising mainly shops, in Himachal Pradesh's heritage town of Chamba early Sunday, an official said. However, there was no loss ... Read more...

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Abdul Sattar Edhi: the salve on Pakistan’s wounds


December 4th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) In conflict-hit Pakistan, his men are amongst the first to reach when terror strikes or when disaster does. Abdul Sattar Edhi, 83, who has ... Read more...

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Odisha seeks funds for flood hit areas


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 2 (IANS) Odisha Friday asked the central government to provide early assistance of Rs.3,265.38 crore for relief and rehabilitation work in regions hit by the September floods.At ... Read more...

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Delhi provides Rs.5 cr for Sikkim relief


September 29th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday announced it was contributing Rs.5 crore to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund for rehabilitation work in Sikkim following the Sep ... Read more...

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National mobilisation needed for flood relief: Zardari


September 20th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said he will mobilise the entire nation for the relief and rehabilitation of the flood-hit.Devastating floods in Pakistan's Sindh province have ... Read more...

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Under pressure from PMO, Jairam clears Madhya Pradesh hydro project


May 6th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Under pressure from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), the environment ministry said Friday it had cleared the 400 MW Maheshwar hydroelectric power project on the ... Read more...

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Local response to fury of Bahraich floods


February 5th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by admin
By Anjali Singh – CNSJust a short stroll through Rewali, Adampur, the mud embankment in Kaiserganj, Bahraich, a small district in the flood prone area of Uttar Pradesh, gives you ... Read more...

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India asks Haiti politicos to exercise restraint


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 22 (IANS) India has called upon all political actors in earthquake-hit Haiti to exercise restraint and avoid actions that cause violence and distract focus from the urgently needed reconstruction ... Read more...

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Wikileaks soon to be history, not to hit ties: US envoy


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) WikiLeaks will soon become part of history and the secret diplomatic messages leaked by the whistleblower website will not affect the US relation with Pakistan, the American ambassador ... Read more...

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158 houses ready for flood-hit Leh families: Abdullah


November 27th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said 158 two-bedroom houses have been constructed for families displaced by the Aug 6 flash floods in Leh."It's our ... Read more...

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Indian Army officer’s daughter is Nepal’s new global hero


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 22 (IANS) The daughter of a former Indian Army colonel has become Nepal's new global hero, receiving a prestigious American award for her relentless work to prevent the ... Read more...

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US says its troops will keep helping in flood affected areas till Pak needs such aid


November 5th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 5(ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has said that his country's troops would continue relief and rehabilitation efforts in the flood-affected areas as long as Pakistan needed this cooperation.Addressing ... Read more...

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Chidambaram reviews security in Kashmir’s Baramulla town


November 1st, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Sunday visited Baramulla town in north Kashmir on Sunday to review the security situation there.He also chaired a security meeting of ... Read more...

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Chidambaram reviews CII rehabilitation work in Ladakh


October 31st, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Leh (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 31 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram handed over to a family in Leh the keys of the first of the 13 houses being built by ... Read more...

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Chidambaram in Kashmir Valley; to review security, meet people (Lead)


October 31st, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 31 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Sunday arrived in the north Kashmir town of Baramulla where he is to hold a public meeting and review the latest security ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to meet Omar Abdullah


October 31st, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Oct 31 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, who is presently in Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation in the State, will meet Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here ... Read more...

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Chidambaram visits Leh town


October 30th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 30 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram -- beginning his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir -- visited Leh town of Ladakh region Saturday to review the progress of rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Swat operation in charge claims ‘wiping out militants’ in district


October 10th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mingora, Oct 10 (ANI): Terrorists have been eliminated from Swat in Pakistan, Major General Ashfaq Nadeem, in charge of the operation, has stated.Inaugurating the newly built Shamozo Landaki Bridge for traffic, Ashfaq ... Read more...

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Rains, landslides force changes in Himalayan motor rally


October 6th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 6 (IANS) Incessant rainfall leading to landslides has affected the annual Raid-de-Himalaya motor rally in Himachal Pradesh starting Oct 10, as some routes may have to be abandoned due to ... Read more...

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Ex Pak all rounder Azhar, England bowler Sajid to raise aid for Pak flood victims


October 5th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 5 (ANI): Ex-Pakistan Test cricketer Azhar Mehmood, along with England fast bowler Sajid Mehmood, are all set to raise funds for the flood affectees under the banner of the Islamic ... Read more...

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IMF approves $451mn loan for flood-hit Pakistan


September 16th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will give a $451-million loan to Pakistan to help accelerate the rehabilitation work after floods ravaged the country, a media report said. "The (IMF) ... Read more...

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Musharraf raises Rs250 mn in three-hour live “telethon” for Pakistan flood relief


September 14th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sept 14 (ANI): Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has collaborated with a private television channel to appeal for aid and has reportedly garnered pledges of hundreds of millions of ... Read more...

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President assures Leh of help, praises army (Third Lead)


September 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Assuring the people of flood-hit Leh that more help was on its way, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday paid handsome tributes to the Indian Army which worked tirelessly ... Read more...

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Nawaz slams government for failing to form flood commission


August 27th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League(N) chief Nawaz Sharif has criticised the government for failing to constitute a flood commission comprising eminent personalities ... Read more...

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PMO seeks industry support for Leh rehabilitation


August 25th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Wednesday sought the industry's support for rebuilding the infrastructure and rehabilitating people affected by recent flash floods in Leh and Kargil ... Read more...

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Asian Development Bank announces $2 bn aid for Pakistan


August 19th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 19 (DPA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced Thursday a $2 billion assistance package for emergency and rehabilitation work in flood-devastated Pakistan. The Manila-based ADB said it had also assembled a ... Read more...

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Imran Khan launches emergency fundraising appeal for Pak flood victims


August 18th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 18 (ANI): Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan is reportedly launching his own emergency fundraising appeal for flood victims in the country after alleging that the government has failed victims of the ... Read more...

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Bihar enroute to development , despite natural calamity : Nitish Kumar


August 15th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Aug 15 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said despite the State facing natural calamity for the fourth year in succession, it is on the path of development."Bihar ... Read more...

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PPP-PML(N) reconciliation on flood-relief efforts shocks many in Pakistan


August 15th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 15(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif's decision to join hands with the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) led government to work on flood-relief efforts in the country has ... Read more...

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Wives of ITBP jawans join relief work in Leh


August 13th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 13 (ANI): Himveer Wives Welfare Association (HWWA), the association of wives of ITBP personnel, donated one lakh for victims of cloudburst disaster in Leh, and are also helping jawans ... Read more...

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‘Expedite rehabilitation work in flood-hit Ladakh’


August 13th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The reconstruction and rehabilitation work in Jammu and Kashmir's flood-hit Ladakh region needs to be fast-tracked before the onset of winter, during which road links to the ... Read more...

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Shahbaz Sharif’s ‘one-man show’ hampering Pak Punjab flood relief work


August 10th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.10 (ANI): Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif's desire to supervise the work of various departments personally and be the all powerful chief executive in Pakistan's Punjab province is reportedly affecting flood relief ... Read more...

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Border Roads Organisation asked to clear Leh-Manali Highway in three days


August 10th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Leh, Aug 10 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has directed the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to clear the Leh-Manali highway within next three days to restore Leh's road link ... Read more...

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