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No link with hundreds of villages after heavy snowfall

By Suresh Sharma, TNN | Feb 7, 2013, 02.35 AM IST MANALI: With no working communication channels, hundreds of villages in Kullu and Lahaul-Spiti districts have lost link with the outside world after...

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7 defy death beneath 100 ft of snow

TNN | Feb 7, 2013, 02.40 AM IST SHIMLA: Seven residents of Kafnu village of Kinnaur district defeated death by surviving an avalanche that buried them under 100 feet of snow for around eight hours...

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Life halts as snow pounds Himachal

SHIMLA: The heavy snow that pounded much of the north-western Himalayan belt on Thursday and Friday disrupted normal life and brought traffic to a standstill, uprooting big trees and electric poles,...

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Canada provides humanitarian assistance to India

January 18, 2013 OTTAWA ― The Canadian International Development Agency, working with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, is distributing 10,000 blankets destined...

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Red Cross blankets save lives across northern India

Exceptionally cold conditions have swept across northern India over the last three weeks, taking the lives of hundreds of people, and causing suffering to thousands more. The cold wave is one of the...

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India: Extreme cold weather (MDRIN010) - DREF Operation

CHF 57,100 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) on 10 January to support the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) in delivering immediate assistance to approximately...

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Nalanda cops donate money to buy blankets for poor

By Farrukh Nadim, TNN | Jan 10, 2013, 03.46 AM IST BIHARSHARIF: Setting an example for others to follow, the police personnel of Nalanda district on Wednesday distributed blankets among the poor and...

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