All departments should coordinate to avoid repeat of tardy response to disaster in Uttarakhand: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday reviewed the measures being put in place for pilgrims and tourists in Uttarakhand as he told all agencies to "regularly interact" among themselves in order to avoid a repeat of the tardy response to last year`s rain and floods in the state.

Uttarakhand pilgrims arrive in Vijaywada in special train

Pilgrims from Krishna district, who were rescued after being stranded in the rain-ravaged Uttarakhand, reached here on Sunday from New Delhi.

Two pilgrims die of cardiac arrest in U`khand

Two elderly women pilgrims died of heart attack on Saturday in Chamoli district enroute the famous high altitude Himalayan shrines of Uttarakhand.