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Govt clears Nurpur flood project, but ‘forgets’ to release funds 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Rajiv Mahajan Nurpur, June 21 A tall oak tree was the house of Tilak Raj in monsoon last year. A nearby eucalyptus tree housed the family of Surender Kumar in Toki village of the Indora constituency in lower Kangra. No adventure freaks, their houses, along with several others, were out of bounds due to the violently raging flood waters of Chhonchh khud flowing through the area. Rains are set to be back and so is the fear among villagers. Though the residents had a ray of hope in January 2014 when then Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh had laid the foundation stone of the Rs 179.47-crore Chhonchh khud channelling project, it was soon crushed under the apathy of the Central and state governments as no funds were released for the project in the past two years. Scheduled to be completed in January this year, the 34-km project was expected to benefit the inhabitants of around 35 villages in 13 gram panchayats.  The construction was stalled in April 2016 as no funds were earmarked for the project during ...
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Flood situation in East Africa still remains grim 21.6.2018 Downtoearth
Communities in Ethiopia, Kenya and Uganda are facing fresh bouts of flooding besides facing hardships due to earlier bouts
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Mumbai: Prepared to tackle all natural calamities this monsoon, BMC tells Bombay High Court 21.6.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) today told the Bombay High Court that it was prepared
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Another year, another mismanaged flood response in Assam 21.6.2018 Downtoearth
As floods ravage Assam and other north-eastern states in India, failed promises by politicians to deal with floods come under close scrutiny
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Manipur to build 20-30 houses in each flood-affected constituency 21.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Manipur to build 20-30 houses in each flood-affected constituency
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Hailakandi facing shortage of drinking water 21.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Hailakandi facing shortage of drinking water
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CM to review flood situation in Barak Valley 21.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
CM to review flood situation in Barak Valley
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State Govt moves SC seeking time 21.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
State Govt moves SC seeking time
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Assam seeks 150 companies of security forces from Centre 21.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Assam seeks 150 companies of security forces from Centre
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Assam flood situation still critical, death toll mounts to 18 20.6.2018 The Shillong Times
  GUWAHATI: The flood situation is Assam continues to remain critical with one person reported dead in Karimganj, taking the overall toll in the state to 18 on Wednesday, even as the water level in some of the major rivers were below danger level. Till date, 514,597 people in 671 villages under 16 revenue circles […]
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Oxfam India launches emergency service in NE 20.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Oxfam India launches emergency service in NE
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Tripura flood situation improves 20.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Tripura flood situation improves
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Manipur flood toll rises to eight 20.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Manipur flood toll rises to eight
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Train services from Silchar to resume 20.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Train services from Silchar to resume
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Steep rise in Brahmaputra water level in Dhubri 20.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Steep rise in Brahmaputra water level in Dhubri
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Flood relief, rescue operations reviewed in Hailakandi dist 20.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Flood relief, rescue operations reviewed in Hailakandi dist
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Bid to equip community volunteers with skills needed in times of disaster 20.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Bid to equip community volunteers with skills needed in times of disaster
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Shah’s ‘no concern’ over State floods draws APCC ire 20.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Shah’s ‘no concern’ over State floods draws APCC ire
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Floods claim 17 lives in State so far 20.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Floods claim 17 lives in State so far
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Seller must transfer vehicle, insurance to new owner 20.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Seller must transfer vehicle, insurance to new owner
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