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Flood victim injured in police firing in Bihar

August 25th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 25 (IANS) A man was seriously injured when police opened fire on protesting flood victims demanding adequate relief in Bihar's Bhagalpur district Thursday, officials said.Hundreds of angry flood ... Read more...

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Prince William ‘moved by 11-yr-old Oz flood victim’s survival story’

March 21st, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): Prince William was moved to tears after hearing the heartbreaking story of an 11-year-old boy, whose life was saved when his brother sacrificed himself during the Australian ... Read more...

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Floodwater disrupts normal life in Uttar Pradesh

January 16th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 16(ANI): Several people have been rendered homeless after heavy rains led to a flood like situation in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district.Locals said that the floodwater have not only ... Read more...

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JuD’s ‘rice and cash’ quid-pro-quo to Pak flood victims to recruit ‘50,000 new jihadis’

August 31st, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31(ANI): Taliban militants are reportedly trying to take advantage of the large-scale misery caused by the devastating floods in Pakistan by attempting to enlist 50,000 new fighters.According to ... Read more...

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Floods inundate several villages in Gonda in Uttar Pradesh

August 30th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Kamna MathurGonda (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 30 (ANI): Floods inundated several villages in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district on Monday, compelling locals to abandon their homes and move to safer locations with their ... Read more...

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Flood threat looms over Punjab, Haryana towns

August 23rd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 23 (IANS) District administrations in Punjab and Haryana Monday alerted the Indian Army and asked it to remain geared up for rescue operations as the threat of floods loomed large ... Read more...

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Rampant looting taking place in Pak flood affected areas

August 21st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 21 (ANI): The plight of the flood victims in Pakistan has aggravated further with rampant looters grabbing at anything that they can get access to in Southern Punjab.According to The ... Read more...

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Sindh CM admits failure on flood victim protection policies

August 17th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 17 (ANI): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has admitted that the Pakistan Government has failed to formulate policies and strategies for protecting people facing flood related threats.Blaming irrigation ... Read more...

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Heavy rains, floods affect life in parts of Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal

July 24th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
Faizabad (U.P.) / Siliguri (West Bengal), July 24 (ANI): Incessant rainfall and flood water have badly affected general life in different parts of the country. Heavy rains in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad District ... Read more...

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Floodwaters cause havoc in W.Bengal, Gujarat

July 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajitha Menon / Uday AdharvayuKolkata/ Talala (Gujarat), July 22 (ANI): Floodwaters disrupted normal life in W.Bengal and Gujarat.Almost half of the Jalpaiguri District in the West-Bengal is flooded.Rains have caused ... Read more...

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Andhra flood victims stop Rosaiah’s convoy

October 11th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Angry over tardy relief operations, flood victims in two towns Sunday stopped the convoy of Chief Minister K. Rosaiah. A large number of people in the flood-devastated Alampur town ... Read more...

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Bihar flood victims allege government apathy

August 27th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kevati (Bihar), Aug 27 (ANI): Angry and anguished villagers have blamed government apathy for the flood-related havoc across Bihar.Thousands of people have been displaced after the Misraulia dam broke in theState's ... Read more...

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Heavy rains in Jalpaiguri result in floods, displace families

August 22nd, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Jalpaiguri, Aug 22 (ANI): Heavy torrential rains continued to flood vast expanse of lands along the River Teesta in Jalpaiguri region of West Bengal.The swollen river had over run embankment displacing ... Read more...

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Flash floods displace hundreds in Tripura

July 30th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, July 30 (ANI): Floods continued to wreak havoc in Tripura with continued heavy downpour dislodging hundreds of villagers from their houses in low-lying areas.In Agartala and outskirts, rising waters of ... Read more...

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Flood victim dies of starvation in Bihar

January 13th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bharatpur (Bihar), Jan 13 (IANS) A victim of the August 2008 devastating floods in Bihar reportedly died of starvation early this month as no relief reached his family and he was unable ... Read more...

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Jharkhand NGO adopts 22 Bihar flood victim children

November 18th, 2008 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 18 (IANS) A Non-Government Organisation (NGO) in Jharkhand has adopted 22 children who lost their parents and were rendered homeless in the recent floods in neighbouring Bihar.Louis Educational and Development ... Read more...

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At least 3,611 Bihar flood victims still missing

October 21st, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) More than two months after the worst floods in 50 years swept through Bihar, 3,611 people are still missing and hopes of tracing them are receding with each ... Read more...

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Very few goats sacrificed during Durga Puja in flood-hit Bihar

October 10th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 10 (IANS) The devastating floods in Bihar this year have come as a blessing for thousands of goats. They have escaped being killed during Durga Puja and Dussehra when Hindus ... Read more...

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Flood situation remains grim in UP

September 26th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Basti (Uttar Pradesh), Sept 26 (ANI): The release of more water from barrages in Nepal coupled with continuous downpour has compounded the already grim flood-situation in Basti in Gorakhpur District of ... Read more...

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Floods displace thousands in Gorakhpur

September 26th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur, Sept 26 (ANI): Floods have inundated over a dozen villages and displaced thousands in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. Water in the Ghagra and Kuano rivers have risen more than a feet-and-a-half since ... Read more...

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Flood situation continues to be grim in Orissa

September 24th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Pipli (Orissa)/Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Sept 25 (ANI): Flood-situation in Orissa remained grim with hundreds of thousands of people still stranded in villages with no food and water. Despite falling water level in ... Read more...

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Flood situation remains grim in Orissa

September 23rd, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
Boudh (Orissa), Sept 23 (ANI): Flood situation in Orissa remained grim on Tuesday following heavy rains in the catchment area of Mahanadi River.Large parts of the state were inundated after authorities ... Read more...

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Mulayam demands ban on Bajrang Dal

September 23rd, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav Tuesday demanded a ban on the Bajrang Dal for allegedly attacking Christians in Karnataka and Orissa."If SIMI (Students Islamic Movement of India) ... Read more...

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Orissa flood victims struggle for food, drinking water

September 22nd, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) Thousands of flood victims in Orissa continued to struggle for food and drinking water Monday as the overflowing Mahanadi river and its tributaries kept 570,000 people marooned. The ... Read more...

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Relief work stepped up in Orissa as floods kill 16

September 21st, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar , Sept 21 (ANI): Relief work has been speeded up in Orissa, which is facing floods by one of India ''s largest rivers killing 16 people and forcing evacuation of ... Read more...

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Heavy rains shower miseries in flood-hit Gujarat

September 20th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Surendranagar (Gujarat), Sept 20 (ANI): Villagers in Gujarat''s Surendarnagar are facing hardship as floodwaters have submerged more than 20 villages. Though more than 4000 people have been evacuated to safer places, and ... Read more...

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Anger growing against lack of adequate relief in Bihar

September 19th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) Hundreds of Bihar flood victims, many of who don't have access to food and drinking water, have taken to blocking highways, attacking officials and looting relief material to ... Read more...

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Flood victims seek divine intervention in Bihar

September 14th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
Saharsa ( Bihar ), Sept 14 (ANI): Flood victims in Saharsa District on Sunday prayed to lord Vishnu to tame river Kosi that has submerged large areas.Led by a priest, flood ... Read more...

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Flood victims continue to languish along roadside in Bihar

September 12th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Saharsa (Bihar), Sept 12 (ANI) Unaware of the numerous relief camps run by the State Government, scores of flood victims still continue to languish on roadside in Bihar. Languishing under the sun ... Read more...

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Police official arrested for molestation of flood victim in Bihar

September 7th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna Sep 7 (IANS) A police official was arrested and suspended on charge of alleged molestation of a woman flood victim in Bihar's Araria district, police sources said Sunday.K.K. Choudhary, a sub ... Read more...

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Floods put the dampeners on Ramadan spirits in Lucknow

September 7th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow , Sept 7 (ANI): Devout Muslims living in relief camps in flood-hit Lucknow on sunday said they are unable to observe Ramadan, as there is not even a proper place ... Read more...

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Relief work speeded up in flood-hit Bihar

September 4th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Saharsa (Bihar), Sep 4 (ANI): Authorities and self -help groups have stepped up relief work and set up community kitchens in flood-hit Saharsa district of Bihar. The district is among the worst ... Read more...

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Flood victims in Bhagalpur complain of government apathy

September 2nd, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Bhagalpur/ Purnia (Bihar), Sept 2 (ANI): Flood victims in Bihar''s Bhagalpur District complained of government apathy, as they sat in their makeshift relief camps set up on roadside. Languishing under the open ... Read more...

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Flood situation grim in Bihar, more areas affected

August 31st, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/Saharsa, Aug 31 (IANS) The surging waters of the Kosi river continued to rise in Bihar, inundating fresh areas as hundreds of villages remained under water on the 14th day of the ... Read more...

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Floods and exodus continue in Bihar

August 30th, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by ANI
Purnia/Patna, August 30 (ANI): Fury of floods continues in Bihar forcing the people to shift to safer areas as they complain of lack of relief and rehabilitation.The people of Madhepura district ... Read more...

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