Devastation

  • Three months after devastation, Kedarnath temple to open on Wednesday 10-09-2013 11:32 PM

    Kedarnath: The stage is all set for resumption of prayers on Wednesdayat the calamity-hit Kedarnath shrine, 86 days after flashfloods in Uttarakhand left hundreds of pilgrims and locals dead. The sanctum-sanctorum of the Himalayan shrine has been spruced up under the supervision of a team of Kedarnath-Badrinath Committee and administrative...
  • Kedarnath devastation badly hit tourism in Uttarakhand: Govt 07-08-2013 07:54 PM

    The Uttarakhand government on Wednesday said that 80 per cent of its tourist destinations were "completely safe" but continuous coverage of the recent devastation at Kedarnath, by various television channels has badly affected tourism in the state. "The tourism sector has been badly hit. The continuous coverage of the devastation...
  • CISF to contribute 1 day's salary for Uttarakhand victims 23-06-2013 01:52 AM

    New Delhi: More than 1.35 lakh personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Friday announced that they would contribute a day's salary to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund to assist those affected by the Uttarakhand devastation. CISF Director General Rajiv had written to the Prime Minister Office (PMO)...
  • Monster tornado devastates area near Oklahoma City 21-05-2013 04:48 AM

    Tulsa: A huge tornado with winds of up to 200 miles per hour (320 kph) tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, ripping up at least two schools and leaving a wake of tangled wreckage as a dangerous storm system threatened as many as 10 US states....
  • Woman 'embarrassed' to burden Jolie with her woes 08-09-2010 04:39 PM

    Islamabad: An elderly woman displaced by Pakistan's devastating floods broke down when UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie asked her about her problems today, saying she did not want to burden the Hollywood star with her woes. Zainul, a resident of Mohib Banda village near the bank of the Kabul river...
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  • Chennai recalls the Tsunami nightmare 25-12-2006 03:40 PM

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