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Category: Dam Collapse
Last updated: Jun 22 2017 03:39 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bangladesh flood victims starving 6.6.2017 New Kerala: World News
Bangladesh flood victims starving
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Govt gears up to tackle flood, erosion 6.6.2017 TOI: Patna
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Man dies in police station 6.6.2017 Hindu: News
A resident of Kavoor died following chest pain while he was at Bajpe Police Station. A judicial magistrate is inquiring the cause of death.According to Bajpe police, Melwin John, 39, was among the fou...
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A centre of faith 5.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Edathore, a small town on the banks of River Cauvery, was washed away in 1926 after the construction of Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) Dam and the new town K R Nagar was built in 1930 three kilometres away, at an elevated place. But the temple of Arkeshwara built around 300 years ago in Edathore is intact and continues to be a spiritual centre for people. It is said that the sun god worshipped Lord Shiva in this place and hence the name Arkeshwara to the presiding deity of this temple. The main door of the temple is west facing. A huge flagpost is facing the main door and the temple is surrounded by rathabeedi, the street on which the chariot is pulled around the temple on the Rathasapthami day. The main shrine is in the centre with a broad mukhamantapa and Lord Arkeshwara is in the form of linga. There is a separate Meenakshi Temple to the south of this shrine. The beautiful idol of Goddess Meenakshi is carved out of black stone. One can also see many other shrines in this temple complex. The speciality of ...
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Mild tremors felt in Dharwad, Belagavi 4.6.2017 deccanherald.com
Mild tremors were experienced in Hubballi and Dharwad around Saturday midnight.

People residing in apartments and multi-storey buildings said they felt tremors for more than five seconds around 11:45 pm on Saturday.

When they realised that it was an earthquake, many people ran out of their houses. Strong tremors were felt in various localities in Dharwad. But, there was no damage anywhere.

Officials stated that an earthquake of a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter scale occurred at a depth of 10 kms with Koyna Dam in Satara district of Maharashtra as the epicenter. But, senior geologists said that there is no authentic report on the magnitude of the earthquake and denied rumours that houses have developed cracks.

Mild tremors were experienced for a few seconds in several parts of Belagavi too.
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Two Manipur villages hit as dam spillway collapses 2.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The spillway of the multi-crore Mapithel dam in Manipur collapsed on Thursday night, leading to cracks in several houses in two villages. The state government on Friday said the problem will be resolved soon.
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Rain plays spoilsport in Lilong 2.6.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Rain plays spoilsport in Lilong
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Flash flood leaves many parts of Imphal valley submerged 1.6.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Flash flood leaves many parts of Imphal valley submerged
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Kosi high dam key to tackle flood: Experts 29.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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Heavy showers damage bridge, houses 28.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Rain continued to lash Mysuru region on Saturday night, and owing to the heavy downpour, a bridge collapsed and several houses got damaged.

A bridge in Jakkalli village in Kollegal taluk in Chamarajanagar district collapsed following the pre-monsoon showers. The wall of a public library at Sattegala village in the taluk also collapsed and an under construction drainage in Ponacchi near Male Mahadeshwara Hill got severely damaged.

Two houses collapsed at Hedatale village in Nanjangud taluk in Mysuru district on Sunday while ten houses and a check dam in the village were severly damaged on Saturday. MP R Dhruvanarayan and MLA Kalale N Keshavamurthy visited the village and promised compensation for the victims. Mysuru city and parts of the district also received good rain.

Similarly, Hassan and Mandya districts too received good rain.

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Sri Lanka floods: More than 150 dead, nearly half million people displaced 28.5.2017 Zee News : South Asia
The death toll from devastating floods in Sri Lanka on Sunday rose to 151 as rescuers pulled out more bodies from mudslides.
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Rain continues to pound parts of Old Mysuru 27.5.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Rain continued to pound various parts of Old Mysuru on Friday night and Saturday evening. A woman drowned in an overflowing stream, several houses collapsed and a few people, including children, sustained injuries. Lakshmi (40) of Yettaganahalli village in Nagamangala taluk of Mandya district drowned in a stream when she was returning home from the farm. Fire and Safety Services personnel, who reached the spot, are searching for the body. A check dam collapsed in Hedatale village in Nanjangud taluk. Rainwater gushed into more than 60 houses and at least 10 houses have collapsed. Mysuru city also received good rain. Rain, accompanied by lightning and thunder, lashed parts of Chamarajanagar district for more than two hours. Major roads in the town were blocked due to blockage of drains. Motorists had a tough time in the town. While Chamarajanagar received 25.2 mm of rain, Mangala and Kuderu received 53 and 35 mm respectively. Ummattur, Suvarnavati, Haradanahalli, Udigala and Kagalavadi received 60, 47, ...
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Giro d'Italia: Dumoulin hangs on despite emergency call of nature 24.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Giro d'Italia: Dumoulin hangs on despite emergency call of nature
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Water levels in state dams fall, WRD says don’t worry 23.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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Udupi receives light rain 20.5.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
Shower brings relief from sweltering heat of last few weeks
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Rains, litigations hit flood control works 18.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
Rains, litigations hit flood control works
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Blurring the lines 17.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Armed with a degree in information science engineering, producer and DJ Jayanth Ramachandra aka 'The Sine Painter' likes to explore the many possibilities in cybertechnology. Jayanth is committed to genre-breaking explorations and producing cinematic soundscapes repurposed for the dancefloor. His music blurs the lines between genres, styles and acoustic palettes. All set to release his latest EP 'URL Utopias', Jayanth talks to Anushree Agarwal about his unique name, the dance music scene in Bengaluru and more. What's the story behind 'The Sine Painter'? It's a variation on 'The Sign Painter' which is what the narrator from the indie game 'The World of Goo' calls himself. I changed it to 'The Sine Painter' because sine waves are commonly used for sub-bass sounds in electronic music. Your journey from a degree in information science technology to getting behind the turntable... After college, I took a break and started producing electronic music because I was always fascinated by the culture behind it. A ...
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Prakasam Barrage reopened to traffic 10.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
No effort will be spared to keep it in good shape: Uma
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Activists question safety report on Fatehsagar dam in Udaipur 29.4.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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How Bidar beat back the drought 28.4.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
As Karnataka reels from drought, an academic is helping restore indigenous systems that were Bidar’s water lifeline 600 years ago. Lalitha Sridhar reports
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