User: arghyam Topic: Water
Category: Floods2009
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Arunachal districts on flood alert after formation of artificial lake in Tibet 19.10.2018 Zee News : India National
Districts along the Brahmaputra river in Arunachal Pradesh have been put on high alert for possible flash floods.
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Arunachal Pradesh: Authorities warn of flash floods in East Siang as landslide blocks river in Tibet 19.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Over 6,000 people were evacuated from Tibet’s Menling County after the landslide led to the formation of a barrier lake.
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Odisha man walks 8 km with body of daughter 19.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Odisha man walks 8 km with body of daughter
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Is Yogi scared of the Mughals? 19.10.2018 Rediff: Columns
'The Mughals became completely Indian in every sense and united the vast Indian subcontinent, not only territorially, but also the hearts and minds of people with multiple religio-cultural, linguistic and ethnic diversities'
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Odisha: Dharmendra Pradhan visits cyclone affected Gajapati district 18.10.2018 Zee News : India National
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday visited the cyclone-affected Gajapati district in Odisha. 
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Odisha cyclone and flood loss rises to Rs 2,765 crore 18.10.2018 Zee News : States
The Odisha government on Thursday said cyclone Titli and subsequent floods caused a loss of about Rs 2,765 crore and affected 60.11 lakh people.
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A speculative river: Why communities along Brahmaputra need much more research-backed information 18.10.2018 Scroll.in
Any extreme event – floods, high tide, the river turning black from high turbidity – becomes fodder for speculation, misinformation.
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Prevention vs Reaction 18.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
Megha Jain Monsoon made such a splash in Kerala last month that it swept away not just precious lives but also rich flora & fauna leaving in its wake a trail of unmatched destruction. One without any precedence since the past century. India is suitably ranked as a region most prone to the world’s worst both natural and man-made disasters, clubbed with pollution and other environmental damages. The Kerala floods — categorised as a ‘calamity of severe nature’ instead of ‘national disaster’ — have proved that disasters are no more extraordinary events.  To add to it, their cause is not completely natural. Many experts have argued and put up convincing facts to tag the floods as a ‘man-made’ or ‘anthropogenic’ activity. This was expected when the gates of 90 per cent of the state’s dam(s) were opened. In 2011, the Gadgill Committee had listed Kerala among the top states containing the highest number of ecologically sensitive zones (ESZ) (or most vulnerable) due to its geographic placement surrounded by ...
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Cyclone Titli: Death toll rises to 57 in Odisha, govt steps up restoration work 18.10.2018 Zee News : States
The death toll on Wednesday rose to 57 in Odisha after Cyclone Titli had earlier struck the state, causing damage of worth Rs 2,200 crore. 
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Odisha: Cyclone Titli toll rises to 57, loss to state estimated at Rs 2,200 crore 17.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said the compensation to the victims’ kin will be increased from Rs 4 lakh to Rs 10 lakh each.
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Cyclone Titli: Death toll climbs to 52, Odisha stares at Rs 2,200-crore loss 17.10.2018 Zee News : States
The death toll in Odisha due to Cyclone Titli and subsequent floods has climbed to 52. Authorities are in the process of verifying 10 more cases who went missing in a landslide in Gajapati district.
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Cachar DC performs sankalpa on Durga Puja 17.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Cachar DC performs sankalpa on Durga Puja
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Djokovic closing in on Nadal’s No. 1 spot 16.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Djokovic closing in on Nadal’s No. 1 spot
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France: At least 13 die as flash floods hit southern district of Aude 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
Seven helicopters and 700 emergency service workers have been deployed for rescue operations.
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13 killed in France flash floods 15.10.2018 Central Chronicle
Aude (France), At least 13 people have been killed by flash floods in the Aude region of south-western France. BBC reported that local authorities said several months’ worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight, leaving roads blocked in some areas.A nun was swept away by the River Aude, local broadcaster BFMTV reports. Separately, […]
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Cyclone Titli: Toll in Odisha rises to 24; flood situation improves marginally in three districts 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
Special Relief Commissioner BP Sethi said villages in Mayurbhanj district are still flooded.
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Djokovic closing in on Nadal's No. 1 spot 15.10.2018 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
Novak Djokovic is closing in on Rafael Nadal's number one spot after winning the Shanghai Masters title, according to ATP rankings released on Monday.
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‘Raise cess on tobacco products for disaster remediation revenue’ 15.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Raise cess on tobacco products for disaster remediation revenue’
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Maneka Gandhi’s panel to investigate #MeToo cases not enough, must also educate men, say activists 15.10.2018 Scroll.in
The Union minister has promised schemes far more often than she has followed through on them, they said.
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Flood situation improves in Odisha; death toll climbs to 24 14.10.2018 Zee News : States
The flood situation in Odisha improved slightly while the death toll touches 24 on Sunday.
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