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

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

...d by the government to ensure more safety, 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

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes

...h little thought on safety. To put this disquieting data in perspective, almost half the equivalent population of some countries like Iceland or the Maldives is wiped out on Indian roads every year. As

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,

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

New Delhi, June 17 ((Cnews)) Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday reviewed the progress of restoration work following the 2013 natural disaster in Uttarakhand, a home ministry statement said. He reviewed the status in respect 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)

...ag (Uttarakhand), June 17 ((Cnews)) A year has passed since the great floods hit the picturesque Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, but the tourism industry on which the state is so dependent has clearly failed to bounce back,

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.

17 Uttarakhand policemen convicted of murder

17 Uttarakhand policemen convicted of murder

New Delhi, June 6 ((Cnews)) A court Friday convicted 17 out of the 18 Uttarakhand policemen accused of killing a 22-year-old MBA student in a staged shoot-out in Dehradun in 2009 for murder or conspiracy to murder.

Heavy rain alert in Uttarakhand, five dead in landslide

Heavy rain alert in Uttarakhand, five dead in landslide

Lucknow/Dehradun, July 28 ((Crime News):) Ten days after heavy rains pounded Uttarakhand, the meteorological department Monday warned of another round of incessant heavy rains in the state in 48-hours while five people were found dead due to

Crime going up in Assam, says minister

Crime going up in Assam, says minister

...bly show that instances of rapes, kidnappings, crime against women and militants’ attacks have all gone up in the recent years. The minister was replying on behalf of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi who oversees the state

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

Key data on road accidents in India (To go with: One person dies on Indian roads every three minutes)

...Bureau: – Overall, 1.2 million perished on Indian roads in past decade – 381 deaths and 1,287 injuries every day due to specific road accidents – 80 deaths and 14 injuries every day due to road-rail accidents