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Category: Floods
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Shri Piyush Goyal launches POSOCO-IMD Weather Portal for Power Sector & Web Portal ‘MERIT’ (Merit Order Despatch of Electricity for Rejuvenation of Income and Transparency) 23.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Piyush Goyal Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal , New & Renewable Energy and Mines launched Weather Portal for Power Sector in association with POSOCO and IMD at the meeting of the Forum of Regulators here today .
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Tourism in Kashmir collapses, as stone-pelting images dominate TV 23.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
At the Dal Lake in Srinagar, Rizwan Ahmad Bhat stands next to his traditional boat, the shikara named Do Badan Ek Jan (two bodies, one soul), waiting for tourists. Last year this time, the lake was packed with visitors exploring its waters and the views of the surrounding Zabarwan hills.
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Chennai Corporation to desilt Velachery lake, Okkiyam Maduvu | Chennai News - Times of India 23.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Chennai Corporation to desilt Velachery lake, Okkiyam Maduvu | Chennai News - Times of India
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Help us remarry, say women in 'village of widows' 23.6.2017 TOI: Home
Rachna Shukla, 28, has reconciled herself to leading a solitary life, much like the 31 other widows of Deoli-Bhangiram, a village in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, dubbed as the "village of widows" after the 2013 Kedarnath deluge took the lives of 54 men from this tiny hamlet alone
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Rs 246cr to make Tambaram flood-proof 21.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Rs 246cr flood protection scheme announced for Tambaram 20.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday informed the assembly that a detailed project report for a permanent flood protection scheme in Tambaram municipality was prepared, after floods wreaked havoc in the region in December 2015. The scheme is estimated to cost Rs 246 crore through external funding.
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No lessons learnt from Mumbai 2005 floods? Mithi river restoration authority never met since Fadnavis became CM 20.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Mithi river development authority has not had a single meeting since Devendra Fadnavis assumed charge as Maharashtra chief minister in October 2014, reveals an RTI query.
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No meeting of Mithi River Authority ever since Fadnavis appointed chief minister 20.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
No meeting of Mithi River Authority ever since Fadnavis appointed chief minister
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More deaths in northeast as heavy rain continues 19.6.2017 Hindu: News
Rescue operations on; transport partially hit in Assam
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Press Brief about The Achievements of The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation During The Last Three Years 19.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
A number of challenges in the field of water sector have been identified by Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. A few can be listed as bridging gap of Irrigation Potential Created and Irrigation Potential Utilised , over exploitation of ground water, flood management, drought resilience, conflict resolution, dam safety, reliable data availability, deteriorating water quality etc.
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Man-made factors mostly behind frequent flash floods: Report 19.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Man-made factors mostly behind frequent flash floods: Report
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Rains inundate large areas in northeast 19.6.2017 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
Southwest monsoon rains wreaked havoc in the Northeast, inundating large areas in five districts of Assam, which increased the affected population twofold to a little less than 70,000 with 3,905 people displaced in the last 24 hours.
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Natural calamities in Asia, Pacific threat to infra: ADB 18.6.2017 ET: Infrastructure
India's future infrastructure investment requirements rise to 8.8 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) when adjusted for climate resilience, ADB said.
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Natural calamities in Asia, Pacific threat to infra: ADB 18.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Asia and Pacific countries, including India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, need to thwart challenges posed by natural calamities that have been taking toll on their infrastructure, ADB has said.
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3 killed in Meghalaya landslide, 30,000 hit by floods in Assam 18.6.2017 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
The disaster was triggered by incessant rain in the region for the past few days. With more people feared trapped under the debris, rescue operations are underway at the site.
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A house that travelled... 17.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
When George Oommen was 16 years old, he inherited a two-storey house on a river in Mepral, a village in the verdant southern Indian state of Kerala, where his father had grown up. By tradition, the house was always passed to the youngest son, which he was. But it wasn't a house he needed or wanted. He was a teenager, living with his family in Delhi. After college, he moved to the United States to study at Harvard, where he worked for three decades as an architect. Ten years ago, he became a full-time abstract painter. But the house meant something to him and his family. More than four generations had used the 300-year-old structure, built high above rice paddies in the river's flood plain. But as family members went abroad or died, the house, named Meda, sat empty and went into decline. Its foundation and lower floor were made of porous whitewashed laterite stone blocks that during monsoon floods sank a little farther into the soft ground; perched upstairs, the ancient structure of Anjili hardwood was ...
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June 14, 2017: When Guwahati woke up to face nature’s fury 17.6.2017 Hindu: Other States
Assam is no stranger to monsoon floods, and this year is proving to be no different. On June 14, 2017, after incessant rain for 48 hours, the capital Guwahati woke up to severe waterlogging; a flood a...
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Water, water, everywhere: Here's how a flooded Assam looks 16.6.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
In Assam, over 100,000 people have been displaced from over 20 villages, their homes and land submerged under overflowing rivers.
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Flash floods wreak havoc in Manipur 15.6.2017 TOI: India
The death toll due to incessant rains and flash floods in the past 48 hours climbed to 14 in the northeast, with four people found dead in Guwahati on Wednesday . Two of them died of electrocution. In Manipur, flash floods submerged huge tracts of low-lying areas in the Imphal valley.
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Flash floods in NE states, Mizoram worst hit 14.6.2017 deccanherald.com
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla today set up a high-level committee chaired by state Home minister R Lalzirliana to assess the flood situation in the state where eight persons have died. Several other north eastern states are taking stock of the situation following incessant rains since the last three days, which has triggered flash floods and landslides. Lal Thanhawla said other members of the panel will be state Finance minister Lalsawta, Disaster Management minister C Ngurlianchunga and representatives of NGOs. The swollen Khawthlangtuipui river has submerged over 350 houses in Tlabung sub-division in Lunglei where eight persons died after flash floods caused by heavy rainfall wrecked havoc yesterday. Disaster Management and Rehabilitation department officials estimated that over 2,000 families were affected by the floods. The chief minister said the government has been collecting detailed information from all districts and is yet to receive a full report due to snag in communication lines. The ...
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