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

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

...arnath. Most of the roads that were washed away in the disaster are far from being relaid and whatever work the Indian Army’s Central Command did in the aftermath of the floods has not been completed

South Korean soldier who killed five comrades apologises

South Korean soldier who killed five comrades apologises

...a great mistake”, said the ministry representative. Last Saturday, after performing his military service for the day, Lim threw a grenade and opened fire with his rifle at other soldiers, killing five of them and injuring

Fake army major who duped girls for marriage held

Fake army major who duped girls for marriage held

...to dupe people by posing as an army officer. He was born in Bihar and his father retired as a Colonel from the army and presently runs a coaching centre in Amritsar. After his studies,

Uma Bharti promises to avert Kedarnath-type tragedy

Uma Bharti promises to avert Kedarnath-type tragedy

New Delhi, June 16 ((Cnews)) Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti Monday announced important measures, including repair of river embankments, to prevent disasters like one that hit Kedarnath in 2013, the ministry said. “Uma Bharti

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

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

...clearly failed to pass the message of security to the pilgrims.” According to a business study, tourism in Uttarakhand in 2014-2015 is estimated to see a 70 percent fall – at Rs.6,900 crore from

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

2013 Uttarakhand disaster: Rajnath reviews restoration

...ar to avoid a repeat of last year’s disaster. The state government also said arrangements have been made for registration of pilgrims/tourists for regulating the yatra to avoid any eventuality. The India Meteorological Department

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.

British Indian girl’s death an ‘open conclusion’, says court

British Indian girl’s death an ‘open conclusion’, says court

London, July 9 ((Crime News):) An inquest into the mysterious death of an eight-year-old British Indian girl has found it to be a case of “open conclusion”, a media report said Wednesday. Gurkiren Loyal, a

Army Public School, Jammu Cantonment Posts In June 2014 (www. asjammucantt.com)

Army Public School, Jammu Cantonment Posts In June 2014 (www. asjammucantt.com)

Army Public School in Jammu Cantonment candidates for the vice-principal job Applications are invited from candidates.   Details … The vice-principal Age: Not exceed45 years, Qualifications: Master’s Degree and passed PGT Experience: Related  setup must be at

Beas tragedy: High-tech device effective, but finds no bodies

Beas tragedy: High-tech device effective, but finds no bodies

...sounder. In the first four days of the operation, eight bodies were recovered. However, no body has been traced in the next three days. Most of the bodies recovered, officials said, were either trapped under