User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Floods2009
Last updated: Jul 20 2018 13:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Respite from heavy showers in city but more rains likely in state 20.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, In the last 24 hours, the monsoon activities were subdued in the city with some respite from heavy rains, but the Met Department has predicted more rains in next 24 hours. The intensity of monsoon rains would be lesser over the western districts as compared to east during the next 24 hours. However, […]
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MoS Sarang takes stock of water-logging in lower slum areas 20.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Cooperatives, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, Relief and Rehabilitation, Vishwas Sarang, today visited the lower settlements in view of the rains since this morning and took stock of water logging. Sarang visited all such settlements of Padmanabha Nagar, Old Subhash Nagar, Mahamai Ka Bagh, Chanakyapuri, Santoshi Mata Mandir, Navin […]
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Gujarat minister Kunvarji Bavaliya faces public anger in Una 20.7.2018 DNA: India
The newly-made water resources minister in Gujarat government, Kunvarji Bavaliya, was embarrassed during his visit to the flood-hit villages in Una Tehsil on Thursday. The minister was greeted with curses and made to leave immediately when he reached Vasoj village. Bavaliya had entered several houses to meet the flood victims, but people gathered one of the women started shouting at him and forced him to leave the place. "You appear only for poll campaign seeking votes, but then never turn up. Can you see our plight? Did you ever come to repair the roads? Your party has been ruling in Gujarat for 22 years but never gave us good roads. We had to build them ourselves," the lady screamed. Reacting to it, Bavaliya said, "I had gone to visit the flood-affected areas as CM asked me to. Such incidents happen when one dedicates his life to the people. I could see that local Congress MLA has failed to meet with the expectation of his voters, but now I will fulfil that, although I am not local MLA." The Chief ...
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Erosion-hit Balipara, Pachmile locals decry govt apathy 19.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Erosion-hit Balipara, Pachmile locals decry govt apathy
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Morigaon district may face drought-like situation 19.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Morigaon district may face drought-like situation
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No Central funds for flood management till 2020 19.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
No Central funds for flood management till 2020
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'Crop insurance scheme benefits companies more than farmers' 18.7.2018 Sify Finance
It is yet to be seen how much the Modi government's ambitious crop insurance scheme has benefitted farmers, but one section that has definitely hit the jackpot is the insurance industry, which collectively earned around 85 per cent profit, excluding expenditure on administrative purposes and reinsurance, during the 2017-18 kharif season, government data shows.
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Kerala rains: Several trains cancelled, holiday declared in schools 18.7.2018 Zee News : India National
The rains are expected to continue till July 19.
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Heavy rains likely across Gujarat over next five days 18.7.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Even as heavy rains lashed many places in Saurashtra and south Gujarat on Tuesday, the Indian Meteorological Department has said that heavy rains are likely in south Gujarat, Saurashtra, Kutch and north Gujarat over the next five days. Devbhumi Dwarka, Porbandar and Junagadh in Saurashtra, and Navsari and Dangs in south Gujarat received heavy to extremely heavy rainfall on Tuesday, throwing life out of gear. IMD Ahmedabad's director Jayant Sarkar said at the Weather Watch Group meeting in Gandhinagar that the cyclonic circulation system above the Arabian Sea will lead to heavy to extremely heavy rainfall at several places across the state. The meeting was presided over by Relief Commissioner MR Kothari, who said that 20 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been pressed into service in view of the flood-like situation at many places. Four teams of NDRF have been deployed in Gir Somnath district, which witnessed incessant rainfall on Monday, and three teams in Vadodara. Kothari said at the ...
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2 dead, 3,500 relocated as rains lash parts of Gujarat 17.7.2018 Rediff: News
Many towns in Gir Somnath turned into islands as the district has been witnessing heavy rains for the third consecutive day.
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WATCH: Dramatic footage shows family, trapped in submerged car, rescued in Navi Mumbai's Taloja 17.7.2018 Zee News : States
A dramatic footage of a family, sitting atop a car submerged underwater, being rescued with rope by locals has emerged from Navi Mumbai's Taloja area.
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Road breached by Singra river in NL restored 16.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Road breached by Singra river in NL restored
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Mumbai may face highest tide of the season today, BMC on alert 15.7.2018 Zee News : India National
The BMC closes the flood gates to prevent seawater from entering the city during high tides. 
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China floods wreak havoc, block roads and railways; more rain due 14.7.2018 Zee News : World
Heavy rain and thunderstorms are wreaking havoc across China, with floods along major rivers destroying bridges, blocking roads and railways and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate, state media reported on Saturday.
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Residents of Chinese city demand return of ancient rhino statue, blame its relocation for floods 14.7.2018 Zee News : World
The statue is believed to have been buried at the spot 2300 years ago by a local folk hero.
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Flash flood poses serious threat to Goat Research Station at Byrnihat 14.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Flash flood poses serious threat to Goat Research Station at Byrnihat
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Students protest Onycon, sign agreement 14.7.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Students protest Onycon, sign agreement
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How best to tackle India's water crisis 13.7.2018 Rediff: Columns
The tragedy is not the inevitable drought or the inevitable flood. It is our inevitable lack of ability to push and get done what needs to be done, says Sunita Narain.
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Thai boys meant to stay 1 hour in cave, but floods trapped them 13.7.2018 Zee News : World
The boys mending from their long ordeal trapped in a cave and the rescuers who brought them to safety are starting to share stories of the dangers and their survival.
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Cachar flood damages 128 road stretches 13.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Cachar flood damages 128 road stretches
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