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Search for flood victims goes from frantic to grim 13.6.2010 Sify News
The search for nearly two dozen people who disappeared after flash floods swept through a popular campground went from desperate to grim on Saturday, after teams that scoured miles of river and
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Lakes fall victim to urbanisation 13.6.2010 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
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HMWSSB chief visits localities 13.6.2010 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
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Water supply likely to be hit in some areas 13.6.2010 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
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58-yr-old man dies after falling into open manhole 13.6.2010 TOI: Cities
A 58-year-old man died after falling into a manhole at Jagtap chowk in Wanowrie, near Fatimanagar, late on Friday evening.
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These Mumbai girls will play in South Africa 13.6.2010 DNA: Top News
Sheetal Chetrampal, Savita Chawan, Gulafsha Ansari and Nagma Sheikh are part of a team that will travel to South Africa for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
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Sewage so toxic, it’s like industrial effluent 13.6.2010 Deccan Chronicle: Chennai

June 12: Latest findings by the pollution control board show that the sewage generated by the city is so toxic that it could easily pass off as industrial effluent.

A senior pollution control board official told this newspaper that about 25 deadly contaminants have been found in the sewage from various localities of the city. What’s worse, the state has no facility to treat this poisonous ou

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Residents threaten to obstruct water supply 12.6.2010 Deccan Herald: District
Residents threaten to obstruct water supply
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20 killed as floods hit US campsites 12.6.2010 Deccan Herald: International
20 killed as floods hit US campsites
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Rain to hit Mumbai in next two days: IMD 12.6.2010 Doordarshan
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasts heavy rainfall in parts of Mumbai in the next 48 hours.
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Bangalore rushes to harvest rain this year 12.6.2010 DNA: Top News
Even those whose sites are not so large as to require the mandatory instalment of the rainwater harvesting units are now getting such devices installed.
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Not so easy, anymore, to evade building laws in Bangalore 12.6.2010 DNA: Top News
Building by-laws are routinely violated in the city, and so far, there has been little regular monitoring to even understand the scale of the violations.
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Major decision regarding Ganga at IIT-K 12.6.2010 TOI: All Headlines
Major decision regarding Ganga at IIT-K
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BJP corporators demand cleaning of drains 12.6.2010 TOI: All Headlines
BJP corporators demand cleaning of drains
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Film to fight cholera, dysentery? 12.6.2010 Mid-Day: Mumbai
Unable to fight water contamination, BMC hopes to contain monsoon diseases through documentary Finding itself helpless in preventing the contamination of water due to frequent pipeline bursts and rampant illegal connections and dreading the prospect of people falling prey to water-borne diseases during the monsoon, the BMC has decided to educate Mumbaikars on safeguards through a documentary. The move follows the Save Water documentary featuring Sachin Tendulakar. "Keeping in mind the rise in water-borne diseases during the monsoon, we have decided to make a short documentary film on methods of avoiding water contamination to create awareness among the people," said Suprabha Marathe, executive engineer, Rain Water Harvesting, Water ...
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Throw plastic, pay Rs 25K 12.6.2010 Mid-Day: Mumbai
To prevent 26/7-like flooding, civic body Forms squad to fine people caught littering thermocol and plastic on streets and nullahs A BMC special squad led by a deputy municipal commissioner and several ward officers will impose a fine of Rs 100 to Rs 5,000 on people caught littering the streets with plastic and thermocol for the first time. The pollutants have a major role in choking city drains during the monsoon. "We have formed three special squads that will roam the city looking for people who dispose thermocol and plastic bags in nullahs and on the roads. Discarded plastic bags choke the drainage channels in the city and contribute to water-logging during the monsoon. We hope people act responsibly and stop throwing ...
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Flood control centre by June 15 12.6.2010 TOI: Jaipur
Anticipating a good monsoon the government has instructed all the local bodies to establish flood control centers.
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Open house meeting 12.6.2010 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
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Storm-water drains to get another Rs. 312 crore 12.6.2010 Hindu: Front Page
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Day after pipeline burst, Lajpat Ngr houses flooded 12.6.2010 TOI: Delhi Times
A day after a water pipeline-burst caused flooding in areas around Moolchand Crossing, the dirty water entered some of the houses in Lajpat Nagar-III on the Link Road on Friday.
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