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Category: Dam Collapse
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Kerala to begin dam rehabilitation works in January 28.11.2010 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Kerala government will start implementation of the World Bank-funded Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) from January next year. The project, which aims at improving the...
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Need to include all parties involved 26.11.2010 NIE: Op-Ed
The controversy on the Polavarm dam snowballed after the controversial stand taken by the Central Water Commission.
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Heavy inflows threaten brimming tanks 24.11.2010 NIE: Andhra Pradesh
NELLORE: Rains had ceased but farmers are on tenterhooks with copious inflow into tanks which are already full to the brim continu..
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Farmers block Pune-Nashik road; protest dam burst 24.11.2010 PTI: All news
Farmers block Pune-Nashik road; protest dam burst
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Farmers block Pune-Nashik road to protest dam burst, 23.11.2010 PTI: All news
Farmers block Pune-Nashik road to protest dam burst,
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Five die in rain-related incidents in State 23.11.2010 Hindu: Home
At least five people have died in rain-related incidents in the State. The active north-east monsoon is expected to bring more rain in the next few days. Heavy rain was reported fr...
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Heavy inflow threatens damaged Moolathara Dam 21.11.2010 Hindu: National
On Sunday morning nearly 30,000 cusecs flood water reached Moolathara Dam from the rivers of Nallar, Varakiyar and Uppar along with the excess water released from Aliyar Dam due to the heavy rain in Tamil Nadu.
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New Orleans police on trial over chaos following Hurricane Katrina 20.11.2010 The Guardian -- World Latest
Case is one of many dealing with alleged police corruption and brutality amid the law and order breakdown after Hurricane Katrina There's not much mystery about how Henry Glover ended up a charred corpse in a burned-out car in the heart of New Orleans . One police officer has admitted to shooting the young black man. Another has confessed to throwing flares into the car where Glover lay covered in blood on the back seat. He then put a couple of shots through the window as the vehicle was consumed by fire. The officer has since called that "a very bad decision". Glover's body was not recovered for weeks and proved so difficult to identify that it was nine months before his family could bury him. But it has taken five years to bring anyone to trial, and only then after the federal authorities waded in with accusations of an institutional cover up that continues to this day. Glover died during the chaotic days after Hurricane Katrina breached the city's levees, flooding New Orleans and ...
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India flood control fund 'stolen' 19.11.2010 BBC South Asia
More than 70% of flood control funds in India's state of Assam have been "stolen" by politicians, officials and contractors, an union says.
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Heavy rains claim 5 19.11.2010 Deccan Chronicle: Hyderabad

Hyderabad/Nellore, Nov. 18: The incessant rains and flash floods claimed five lives in different parts of Nellore even as authorities opened seven gates of the Somasila dam to release heavy inflows.

D. Ankaiah and his wife Kullamma drowned in the Buckinham canal near Dugarajupatnam when they went fishing into the canal on Wednesday night. The victims belong to Kondurupalem village in Vakadu man

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MLA blasts bad quality work on Gosikhurd right canal 18.11.2010 TOI: All Headlines
MLA blasts bad quality work on Gosikhurd right canal
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Harsha Kumar wants change in project design 18.11.2010 NIE: Andhra Pradesh
RAJAHMUNDRY: Amalapuram Congress MP GV Harsha Kumar’s demand to change the existing design of the Polavaram project and construct ..
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Waterbodies in Tiruvallur fill up 18.11.2010 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Following damage to shutter at Pichattur reservoir in Andhra Pradesh
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PM to be apprised of dam issue 17.11.2010 The Telegraph : North East
PM to be apprised of dam issue
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Heavy rains in Tirupati cause project to breach 17.11.2010 Deccan Chronicle: Hyderabad

Tirupati/Nellore/Visakhapatnam, Nov. 16: Heavy rains in Tirupati since Tuesday morning breached the Araniyar project at Picchatur mandal headquarters, 65 km from Tirupati, at its left bund around noon. One of the crest gates broke, resulting in uninterrupted draining out of storage waters since afternoon.

The Picchatur tahsildar, Mr Veeraswamy, told this newspaper that when the irrigation depa

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Saving Sahyadri 17.11.2010 Frontline
Tigers are on the retreat from the Sahyadris and the predator's preferred prey, the sambar, is on the decline.
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Embankments cannot save old riverbed land from flooding: Experts 17.11.2010 TOI: Cities
Around 1955, an embankment was constructed along the Yamuna river to prevent flooding of east Delhi settlements that otherwise used to get inundated each year during monsoon.
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32 killed, 90 injured in Delhi house collapse 16.11.2010 New Kerala: World News
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Fathesagar lake in danger due to unscientific construction 15.11.2010 TOI: Jaipur
This is yet another test for the 400-year-old Fathesagar lake in Udaipur. The safety and stability of this lake is said to be uncertain due to the unscientific construction of Vibhuti Park' in the "toe" portion of the dam.
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Tucker's long wait for elevation 13.11.2010 Deccan Chronicle: DC Comment

Everyone may have forgotten the fury the Krishna floods unleashed upon the state last year, but not senior bureaucrat Mr S.P. Tucker. The Krishna river overflowed, causing the sort of flooding that experts say occurs once in 10,000 years. Mr K. Rosaiah had just begun his stint as Chief Minister and was worried at the colossal damage the waters would wreck had the Srisailam dam been breached, as se

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