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Rising Kosi floods dozens of Bihar villages


July 5th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Hundreds of people in Bihar's Saharsa and Supaul districts were forced to abandon their homes as dozens of villages were flooded after heavy discharge into the ... Read more...

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Northeast floods render 75,000 homeless, relief stepped up (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong/New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Units of the Indian Army have stepped up relief efforts in the northeastern states after swollen rivers caused devastation in the region, leaving over 75,000 ... Read more...

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A milestone for girls in a Uttar Pradesh village


December 20th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Muslimpatti (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 20 (IANS) It is a milestone in education for this remote village in Azamgarh district -- 90 percent of its girls are educated and the number ... Read more...

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Four mn Pakistan children face risk of hunger


September 30th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Up to four million children in Pakistan's flood-hit Sindh province are at risk of hunger and disease, an NGO said.Only three percent of the $357 million ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene toll is 38; 5 mn in US still without power


August 30th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) More than five million homes and businesses are still without power with upstate New York and Vermont flooded in the aftermath of hurricane Irene that claimed ... Read more...

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Heavy monsoon rain kills at least 18 in southeast Pakistan


August 13th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – Torrential rains have wrecked havoc in most parts of southeast Pakistan's province of Sindh, leaving at least 18 people dead and many others injured, local media reported ... Read more...

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Restoration work of flood channel Padshahi Bagh starts in Kashmir


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Nov.23 (ANI): Restoration work of the historical Padshahi Bagh flood channel has started here, to divert the excess water from the River Jhelum whenever flood situations arise.The Irrigation and ... Read more...

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‘Global warming likely to bring more floods, droughts in Pak’


November 1st, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 1(ANI): The recent floods in Pakistan were due to global warming and a change in extreme weather conditions, which may cause more floods and droughts in the country in future, ... Read more...

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Rohilkhand express derails at Kanshiram Nagar in Uttar Pradesh; no casualties


September 24th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Brijesh Kumar SinghKanshiram Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Sep. 24 (ANI): The Rohilkhand Express train derailed in the Uttar Pradesh's Kanshiram Nagar District on Friday.Four carriages of the train derailed as the tracks ... Read more...

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Actress Angelina Jolie condemns the Quran Burning plan


September 9th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Angelina Jolie joined the long list of people that are criticizing a Florida pastor's planned burning of the Holy Quran on the 9th anniversary of the September ... Read more...

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60,000 flood victims suffering from epidemics in Balochistan


September 6th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Sep 6(ANI): Over 60,000 flood survivors in five districts of Pakistan's Balochistan province are reportedly suffering from epidemics, particularly gastroenteritis and malaria.Sources said that the people were suffering due to ... Read more...

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Mass exodus in Pak as floodwaters threaten new areas


August 30th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 30(ANI): Floodwater has submerged a town in Pakistan's Sindh province, and threatens another being used by flood relief workers.According to reports, Sujawal, a town of some 250,000 people, has been ... Read more...

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JI denounces “greedy” Pak leadership for accepting India’s “meagre” flood aid


August 24th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.24 (ANI): Criticising the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led government for accepting India's offer of five million dollars as flood relief, the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has described the country's present leadership as 'greedy'.Addressing ... Read more...

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Pakistan flood aid tops $800 mn


August 22nd, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (DPA) Aid received for Pakistan's flood victims is almost double the amount requested by the UN, the country's foreign minister said Sunday, as relief workers struggled to save ... Read more...

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‘Fake’ flood relief camp magically appears during Gilani’s Balochistan visit


August 13th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jaffarabad (Pakistan), Aug 13(ANI): The government of Pakistan's Balochistan province has been accused of setting up a fake flood-relief camp during Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani's visit to Sohbatpur on Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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Ames Iowa Flooding Leads To Water Main Break, Boil Order Issued


August 12th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nature is playing havoc in Ames, Iowa which has witnessed continuous storm and rain for the past three nights. The floodwater that has raised the water ... Read more...

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Villagers dismantle houses fearing floods in Uttar Pradesh


August 5th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
Faizabad, Aug 5 (ANI): Fear of floods has compelled some villagers in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad district to break their homes for collecting building materials to use it later on and move to ... Read more...

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Death toll in Pak flood-related incidents rises to 1300


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug 2(ANI): The death toll from the devastating floods in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province has risen to 1,300, with waterborne diseases adding to the misery of the people.The Provincial ... Read more...

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Heavy rains create havoc in parts of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajashthan


July 25th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Rithwick Bhalekar/ Kishor Solanki/ Uday AdharvayuMumbai, Kishangarh (Rajashthan), Junagarh (Gujarat), July 25 (ANI): The collapse of government infrastructure has been exposed through the water-clogged drains and traffic snarls in Mumbai.Normal life ... Read more...

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Lake Delhi In Iowa Fails, Inundates Hopkinton Town


July 25th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Iowa, July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eastern Iowa's Lake Delhi dam gave way Saturday as it was unable to cope with the rising pressure of floodwater from the raging Maquoketa River. ... Read more...

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Wheat grain worth millions perish due to official apathy in Haryana


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Kanwarjeet Singh VirkSirsa (Haryana), July 22 (ANI): Over 300,000 tonnes of wheat grain lying in various warehouses in Haryana's Sirsa district has either washed away or rotten due to administrative neglect ... Read more...

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Floods damage crops in Punjab


July 14th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, July 14 (ANI): Floodwaters are receding in Punjab, but large areas were inundated causing damage to crops.Seven districts in the state of Punjab have been worst affected, out of which ... Read more...

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People flee homes as floodwater enters Bihar villages


July 14th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 14 (IANS) Thousands of people in Bihar fled their homes Wednesday as floodwaters entered over 100 villages and threatened to inundate many others. Nearly 100 villages in Aurai, Katra and ... Read more...

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Train services resume on Ambala- New Delhi route


July 9th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, July 9 (ANI): Trains services resumed on the Ambala-New Delhi section of the railways. The track, which had sunk at a few places due to floods, was strengthened with sand bags.Railway ... Read more...

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Sinkhole In Guatemala Swallows Buildings, Cause Unknown


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Guatemala City, Guatemala, June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A second sinkhole has appeared in Guatemala City on Saturday, sparking memories of a similar sinkhole that appeared in 2007, or the same ... Read more...

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Grand Ole Opry House Flooded, Music Artists Anxious


May 4th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nashville, May 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The country stars got saddened when they learnt that the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, considered as the mecca of country music, got flooded. ... Read more...

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Floods displace over a million people in Karnataka, AP, and Maharashtra


October 5th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore/ Hyderabad, Oct 5 (ANI): Heavy rains and floods over the past week have wreaked havoc in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and claimed over 230 lives and displaced over a million ... Read more...

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Thousands of people displaced by floods in Andhra Pradesh


October 3rd, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Vijaywada, Oct 3 (ANI): Floods have displaced hundreds of people in Andhra Pradesh.Over 100 villages in Krishna District are facing the threat of being submerged by the floodwater.The Prakasam Barrage built across ... Read more...

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Muniyappa seeks PM’s help for flood-affected people in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka


October 2nd, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2(ANI): The Minister of State for Railways K.H.Muniyappa on Friday sought immediate intervention of the Prime Minister, Union Home Ministry and Union Defence Ministry in rescue and relief ... Read more...

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Flood hits normal life in Ayodhya


August 24th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Ayodhya, Aug 24 (ANI): The rising water of the Saryu River in Ayodhya has flooded hundreds of villages, throwing normal life out of gear.The Saryu River is flowing above the danger ... Read more...

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Water-logging throws life out of gear in Gujarat’s Mangrol city


July 28th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, July 28 (ANI): People in Gujarat's Mangrol city are forced to use boats after stepping out of their homes, as the floodwater has marooned the city leading to massive water logging.Heavy ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to hold talks on water issues from May 30


May 22nd, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 22 (ANI): In what may be seen a step towards de-escalation of heightened tension between India and Pakistan, both the countries, for the time after the Mumbai terror attack, have ... Read more...

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Flooded lignite mines may worsen Tamil Nadu’s power situation


November 24th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Neyveli (Tamil Nadu), Nov 24 (IANS) Power generation at three thermal units of the state-run Neyveli Lignite Corporation here might be affected as floodwaters have entered two lignite mines, crimping the fuel ... 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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Over 2,400 people rescued from flood-hit areas in Gujarat


September 21st, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Surendranagar ( Gujarat ), Sept 21 (ANI): The Army has rescued over 2,400 people as flood situation remained grim in Surendranagar District of Gujarat on Saturday.While no casualty has been reported ... Read more...

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