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Over 200 trucks with relief material sent to 16 flood-affected districts: Ramdev 21.8.2017 News - Videos - The Times of India

Over 200 trucks with relief material sent to 16 flood-affected districts: Ramdev


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Mamata tours flood-hit Bengal districts. 21.8.2017 News - Videos - The Times of India

Mamata tours flood-hit Bengal districts.


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Flood waves leave 26 breaches on river embankments in Assam 21.8.2017 The Shillong Times
  GUWAHATI: The two waves of flood in the Assam so far this year have caused 26  breaches river embankments  and dykes 15 districts causing immense hardship to people besides devastating lives and property. The two waves of flood in the state so far claimed over 160 lives besides causing extensive damage to standing crop […]
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Aamir urges people to contribute for Bihar flood relief 21.8.2017 DNA: Health
Superstar Aamir Khan today appealed to people to contribute towards Bihar Chief Minister's Relief Fund in the wake of the floods which have hit the northern state.
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Kirti Azad's missing posters come up in Darbhanga as the BJP MP remains absent during floods 21.8.2017 India Today| Must Read
The posters that have come up in Darbhanga says that Azad had come to his parliamentary constituency only during the Lok Sabha elections and has gone missing since then.
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West Bengal floods: Centre must not discriminate between states in providing relief funds, says CM Mamata Banerjee 21.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Assam flood: 215 animals die at Kaziranga National Park in floods 21.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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352 km Mizoram NH to boost ties with Myanmar: Govt 21.8.2017 Latest News
NHIDCL sources said the tender would be floated in the first week of September
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UP floods claim 72 lives, 21 lakh people hit in 24 districts 21.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The overall flood situation in Uttar Pradesh remained grim today with three more deaths pushing the toll to 72, the state relief commissioners office said. Over 20 lakh people have been hit by the current spell of floods in 24 districts of the state. "The death toll in the floods has reached 72 in the state. 2,688 villages in 24 districts are flooded," the relief commissioners office said here citing a flood report. It said that 43,602 people have take shelter in relief camps in the affected districts of eastern UP, whipped by the raging waters of the rivers emanating from Nepal. Reports reaching here said that Army choppers, NDRF and PAC (flood) jawans continued relief and rescue operations round-the-clock in the severely hit areas of the flood- affected districts of the state. The release of water in the rivers emanating from Nepal and incessant rains impeded rescue work and evacuation of people to safer areas, they said. Twenty-one companies of the NDRF, 30 of the PAC (flood), two choppers of the ...
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Mercedes-Benz’s AMG GT R, GT Roadster launched at over Rs 2 crore; see photos 21.8.2017 Picture Gallery Others – The Indian Express
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Aamir Khan urges countrymen to help Bihar flood victims 21.8.2017 thehansindia3901
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Aamir Khan urges countrymen to help Bihar flood victims 21.8.2017 Free Press Journal: Glam
Mumbai (Maharashtra): Bollywood star Aamir Khan has appealed to the people to help Bihar flood victims
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Bihar floods: the state caught napping, once again 21.8.2017 Downtoearth
Despite being inundated by overflowing rivers every year, Bihar, like many other states, delayed approval of flood management projects sometimes for up to six years
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800 flood-hit Indians take shelter in Bangladesh 21.8.2017 TOI: Home
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CPI-M MP Ritabrata Banerjee asks PM Modi to announce special package for flood-hit West Bengal 21.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Cut off by recent floods, Banaskantha village to be lost forever 21.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Pannerselvam sworn in as Tamil Nadu's Dy CM and Finance minister 21.8.2017 Deccan Herald - National
AIADMK leader O Panneerselvam (OPS) on Monday sworn in as the deputy chief minister of Tamil Nadu. He took oath in Rajbhavan and Tamil Nadu governor Ch Vidyasgar Rao administered the oath of office to newly included leaders for Edappadi K Palaniswamis cabinet.

OPS has also been given the portfolio of Finance Minister.

Along with OPS, K Pandirajan also took oath as the minister of Tamil Official language and Tamil culture portfolio. The two leaders has been included to the cabinet after the merger of AIADMK factions.

More details awaited
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Floods push Biharis to Punjab 21.8.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Rajpura, August 20 “Ek roti aur aachaar pey hum do raat guzaarey hain (we survived two nights on a chapatti and some pickle),” said Rani Devi, seated in the tiny space adjacent to a train lavatory, tightly holding her two young children aged four and five. “As the train reached Punjab, some good Samaritans offered us milk, tea and pakoras,” she added, her face lighting up for a while. “I wonder what is in store for us with our cattle and crops swept away in floods back home in Bihar,” she looked at her kids dolefully. (Follow  The Tribune on Facebook ; and  Twitter @thetribunechd ) Rani Devi is among thousands of flood-hit Biharis rushing to Punjab for sustenance — damp clothes thrown into jute bags and water bottles tucked under their arms. They are coming in groups from Purnia, Araria, Kishanganj and Katihar amid reports of the situation worsening with breaches in the embankments at Darbhanga, Katihar and Sitamarhi.  One such batch of migrants that arrived in Rajpura from Saharsa ...
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Heavy downpour paralyzes normal life in Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali 21.8.2017 Chandigarh – The Indian Express
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Mamata tours flood-hit Bengal districts 21.8.2017 TOI: India
The flood situation in northern W Bengal showed an improvement barring Malda dist where nearly 5 blocks were still inundated by the swolen Mahananda river. Floods wreaked havoc in Cooch Behar, South and North Dinajpur, Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and Malda districts, affecting over 50L people.
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