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Assam CM announces measures to help flood victims 18.8.2017 DNA: Popular News
Assam chief minister on Thursday announced a slew of measures to stem the annual floods in the state that has claimed the lives of over 100 people this year. At a meeting he held at the Assam Bhawan with several bureaucrats, as a follow up of the Prime Minister's relief package of Rs 2000 crore for the rehabilitation of the Northeast floods, Sonowal said that the Brahmaputra Board will set up a unit in the riverine island of Majuli. The director general of the Brahmaputra Board added that three major projects upstream will be started soon to protect Majuli from the fury of the flood. A road cum embankment project, of Rs 237 crore, will soon take off from the southern bank of Majuli. It was also decided in the meeting that a national level conference, with experts from the ministry of DoNER, the ministry of water resources and the Brahmaputra Board and international experts, will be held in Guwahati in September to work out a solution. The Centre had earlier this year granted an assistance of Rs 100 crore ...
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The health spin-off of PAP extension 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Groundwater the prime reason for dental fluorosis in 33 Palakkad villages
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PAP extension to mitigate fluoride threat 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Dependence on groundwater leading to dental fluorosis in 33 Palakkad border villages
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Bihar CM surveys flood-hit areas as 41 die in 7 northern districts 15.8.2017 TOI: Patna
Rail, road traffic affected, embankments breached at six points
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Floods in Bihar caused by heavy rains in Nepal, parts of state: Nitish 14.8.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Heavy rains in Nepal and parts of Bihar in the past three days has triggered floods in the state, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said today after he conducted an aerial survey of the affected areas."The effect appears to be akin to flash flood," he said after the aerial survey of flood-hit Kisanganj, Araria, Purnea and Katihar districts.During the survey, Kumar was accompanied by Disaster Management Minister Dinesh Chandra Yadav and Chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh.Araria, he said, was the worst effected district of the state as flood waters have entered the district headquarter town. Floods wa
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2nd wave of floods leave behind trail of destruction 14.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
2nd wave of floods leave behind trail of destruction
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10 killed in 2nd wave of flood in State 13.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
10 killed in 2nd wave of flood in State
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Meghalaya's South Garo Hills affected by floods 12.8.2017 Zee News : States
The water level at the Umiam reservoir in Ri- Bhoi district was nearing the danger level and the floodgates of the dam have been opened as a precautionary measure.
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Kerala seeks review of PAP water pact with TN 11.8.2017 Hindu: National
Says Tamil Nadu has been diverting water from the Parambikulam dam
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‘Ask Karnataka to release 15 tmcft for drinking needs’ 11.8.2017 Hindu: National
Sukhender blames Cong. leaders for ignoring Nalgonda
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Lokayukta takes note of encroached govt land 10.8.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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CM visits flood-hit Lakhimpur district; releases Rs 100 cr for embankment repair 10.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
CM visits flood-hit Lakhimpur district; releases Rs 100 cr for embankment repair
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Postcard campaign launched to pressfor irrigation projects in North Andhra 10.8.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Support sought from all parties for the movement
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Mid Manair Dam: yet another irregularity surfaces 6.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Officials have allegedly escalated the cost of houses at Shabashapalli to be submerged under the project
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Protests against dams in North Lakhimpur 4.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Protests against dams in North Lakhimpur
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Rahul Gandhi visits flood affected areas in Assam 3.8.2017 Rediff: News
"I will fight for compensation, that is your right," he said.
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Assam floods: Rahul Gandhi assures relief, says Congress will rebuild homes 3.8.2017 News
Congress VP visited Assam's Lakhimpur district, one of the worst affected in the flood-ravaged state
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Rahul Gandhi visits flood affected Lakhimpur in Assam 3.8.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today visited Assam's Lakhimpur district which is the worst affected in the flood-ravaged state.He crossed Ranganadi river in a small boat to reach this remote area and visited Amtola. The overflowing river had broken an embankment and caused large-scale destruction of human habitation and farmlands here."There are floods in Assam and I thought I must come to meet you and hear about your pain and understand the situation," Gandhi told people here after listening to their problems. "I will fight for compensation, that is your right," he said.He said that Con
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Rahul Gandhi visits flood-affected Lakhimpur in Assam 3.8.2017 TOI: India
Rahul Gandhi crossed Ranganadi river in a small boat to reach flood-affected remote areas in Assam's Lakhimpur district, where the overflowing river had broken an embankment and caused large-scale destruction of human habitation and farmlands.
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No water for crops in Cauvery basin 2.8.2017 Hindu: National
Even last year, government stopped water release owing to poor levels in the reservoirs
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