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Uttarakhand disaster: Lessons not learnt, pain lingers (A year after)

Uttarakhand disaster: Lessons not learnt, pain lingers (A year after)

...afety, lesser environmental damage and prompt rescue of those trapped in the difficult terrain between the route of the Char Dham Yatra – Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Locals rue nothing has changed. The revival of

Poor business: Uttarakhand tourism still reeling from flood tragedy (A year after)

Poor business: Uttarakhand tourism still reeling from flood tragedy (A year after)

...e business has been terrible,” said Kotwal. The flash floods last year on June 16 had swept away hundreds of pilgrims and the bodies of many could not be recovered. Manish Bhatt of Bhatt Resorts

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

...ng the 2013 natural disaster in Uttarakhand, a home ministry statement said. He reviewed the status in respect of the number of missing people and the progress in issuance of death certificates. The minister

CAG punches holes in UP’s Maha Kumbh spend

CAG punches holes in UP’s Maha Kumbh spend

...ler and Auditor General (CAG) has punched many holes in the much-hyped 2013 Maha Kumbh in Allahabad. The state government, which has been tom-toming its “great managerial skills” in organising the biggest religious congregation on

UP government in denial mode over riots: BJP

UP government in denial mode over riots: BJP

...lict”, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesman Vijay Bahadur Pathak told reporters the Akhilesh Yadav government had gone in a denial mode. He said the state government is shirking away from its responsibility and blaming other

Cabinet discusses train accident, sabotage angle

Cabinet discusses train accident, sabotage angle

...dquo;The cabinet discussed the railway accident… Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issue, and whole cabinet expressed grief and concern over it,” Prasad said briefing the media after a cabinet meet. “A sabotage angle to the

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...or more than one death every three minutes. Kamajit Soi, an international expert on road safety and vice chair of Punjab Road Safety Council, has incidentally written a letter to union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, seeking

Banerjee denies government not cooperating with Saradha probe

Banerjee denies government not cooperating with Saradha probe

...ases were being depicted as political violence. Regarding the Saradha issue, being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation and other central agencies, she said her government has already handed over documents related to the scandal.

Uttarakhand youth jailed for inflammatory FB pictures

Uttarakhand youth jailed for inflammatory FB pictures

Dehradun, July 29 ((Crime News):) A youth was arrested in Udham Singh Nagar of Uttarakhand and sent to jail for posting inflammatory pictures on Facebook, police said Tuesday. An official told (Crime News): the youth,

Uttarakhand CM’s plot: Case against clerks over forgery

Uttarakhand CM’s plot: Case against clerks over forgery

Ghaziabad, July 28 ((Crime News):) Police here Monday registered a criminal case against clerks of the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) for forging documents to sell a plot of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat in the Indirapuram area.