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Category: Dam Collapse
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FEMA offers insurance rate cuts under remapping 21.5.2010 Sify News
, Ill. (AP) — Property owners across the country fearing they may be forced to buy expensive flood insurance under a push to draw up new floodplain maps will catch a break by being offered
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Letters: Managing dams 21.5.2010 Business Standard: Opinion & Analysis
Your editorial Damn safety (May 19) is timely. As has been pointed out, many dams have already crossed their life span, being more than 50 years old. And over 100 of them are more than a century old. There is no monitoring system and mechanism to ensure the safety of dams. Imagine the danger and disaster of a dam collapse.
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RJD to Governor: Direct Bihar Govt to Lift Censorship 21.5.2010 Outlook Wires
A RJD delegation today urged Bihar governor D Konwar to direct the state government to lift, what they described as, "undeclared censorship on the media".
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RJD asks governor to direct Bihar govt to lift censorship 20.5.2010 Hindustan Times: News
An RJD delegation today urged Bihar governor D Konwar to direct the state government to lift, what they described as, "undeclared censorship on the media".
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Living in fear 20.5.2010 BBC South Asia
The breached bank that may engulf Pakistani villages
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Damn safety 19.5.2010 Business Standard: Opinion & Analysis
Damn safety
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Pakistan lake 'set to overflow' 17.5.2010 BBC South Asia
A lake in northern Pakistan formed when landslides blocked a river could overflow in the next 10 days, say officials.
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Rs. 376-crore flood protection work proposed 16.5.2010 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
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Dying rivers: Washed away by our sins 15.5.2010 TOI: India
Across the length and breadth of India, our once-majestic rivers have shrunk to nullahs, or worse — thanks to rampant damming, untreated sewage, and criminal dumping of industrial waste.
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Unauthorised brick kilns on riverbed demolished 15.5.2010 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
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China jails corrupt cops for mine dam collapse role 14.5.2010 DNA: Top News
Former county police head Han Chunxi, 39, was sentenced to five years in prison for taking 40,000 yuan ($5,859) in bribes from the mine owner.
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Rising lake threatens thousands of Pakistani villagers 14.5.2010 Guardian: Environment
Dozens of villages in northern Pakistan face evacuation as army troops dig spillways to drain a swelling lake that has submerged homes and roads since being formed by a massive landslide, the army's chief engineer said today. The lake is rising at a rate of three feet (one metre) a day and has submerged dozens of homes and farms in the remote mountainous area close to the border with China. Lieutenant General Shahid Niaz said 25,000 people had already left by boat after the lake covered roads leading out of from the Upper Hunza valley following the landslide on 4 January. Thousands more from 36 villages downstream are still in danger.Niaz said arrangements had been made for any emergency after fears that the rubble that created the lake ...
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Warning 13.5.2010 The Telegraph : North East
Warning
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Body found 13.5.2010 The Telegraph : North East
Body found
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Demand 13.5.2010 The Telegraph : North East
Demand
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Man dead 13.5.2010 The Telegraph : North East
Man dead
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Northeast Briefs 13.5.2010 The Telegraph : North East
Northeast Briefs
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Congress has reason to grumble, but can it take on Mamata? 12.5.2010 Hindu: National
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From hung parliament to age of uncertainty 11.5.2010 The Guardian -- World Latest
After Gordon Brown's resignation and with all three main parties in coalition talks, has the hung parliament ushered in an era of profound social and environmental turmoil? Six days ago, in another political era, I was in Montgomeryshire in Wales waiting for David Cameron. It was the last day of the campaign, mild and still, and outside a photogenic primary school in a soft valley, a cluster of Conservative volunteers had assembled with "Vote For Change" placards. I got talking to one of them, a middle-aged businessman who seemed unusually frank for a party worker. He began by predicting that his party would win the election with a tiny, weak majority. Then his ruddy open face turned even graver. "We're living in a public sector bubble in ...
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TV cameraman dies of heart attack while on duty 8.5.2010 Star of Mysore
TV cameraman dies of heart attack while on duty
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