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Bhakra, Pong dams still short of water


September 17th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) The water levels in Bhakra and Pong dams of Himachal Pradesh have not reached the maximum limit this year owing to the deficit monsoon in ... Read more...

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Karnataka for new formula for Cauvery water sharing


September 11th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 11 (IANS) Karnataka Tuesday said it would seek from the Cauvery River Authority headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh a new formula to share the river's water ... Read more...

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IAC slams action against protests, cartoonist’s arrest (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 10 (IANS) India Against Corruption (IAC) members Arvind Kejriwal, Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav slammed the union government for suppressing peaceful protests at Onkareswar dam and Kudankulam nuclear ... Read more...

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Free cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, demands Kejriwal (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad/New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Anti-corruption campaigner Arvind Kejriwal Monday sought the release of jailed Mumbai cartoonist Aseem Trivedi and slammed the government for suppressing protests over Omkareshwar Dam ... Read more...

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Scanty rainfall in Himachal, river levels down


September 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 9 (IANS) After days of moderate to heavy rains, the hills of Himachal Pradesh saw scanty rainfall Sunday, a weather official said.Most of the rivers that were in ... Read more...

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Tractor sales to pick up from October: Escorts


September 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Tractor sales, which have been flat for about six months due to a delayed monsoon, are expected to pick up from October following recent rains, agri-machinery ... Read more...

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People near Yamuna to be moved


August 27th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday asked people living near the rising Yamuna to move to safer areas.The government advisory came as the river's water level rose ... Read more...

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Heavy rains increase water in Himachal’s Pong dam


August 25th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh has further increased the water level in the Pong dam, which meets the irrigation requirements of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, dam ... Read more...

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Yamuna, Chambal rivers in spate


August 25th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 25 (IANS) The Yamuna and Chambal rivers in Uttar Pradesh are in spate following heavy discharge of water from several barrages and are threatening to flood low-lying areas, ... Read more...

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Incessant rains in Himachal, rivers in spate


August 21st, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Rivers and their tributaries in Himachal Pradesh have been in spate as the state has witnessed moderate to heavy rainfall for almost a week, while two ... Read more...

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Water rises in Himachal’s Pong dam


August 21st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) The water level in Himachal Pradesh's Pong dam, which meets the irrigation requirements of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, rose again due to continuous moderate to heavy ... Read more...

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Thousands throng Mathura for Janmashtami


August 10th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10 (IANS) Thousands poured into Mathura Friday to celebrate Janmashtami in the land of Lord Krishna.After several years, Janmashtami fell on a rain drenched day, with ... Read more...

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Rain continues in Jammu, many trapped


August 5th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) Hundreds of people were trapped in various places in Jammu as heavy rains continued Sunday, triggering landslides and posing a threat to many villages with rivers ... Read more...

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Rain brings cheer to Agra farmers


July 30th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 30 (IANS) Fairly widespread rains in the last three days have delighted farmers in the Agra region as the delayed monsoon had triggered fears of a drought. ... Read more...

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40,000 relocated as China braces for floods


July 29th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) More than 40,000 people have been relocated in China after water level in a major river rose alarmingly, the authorities said.They have been relocated from ... Read more...

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‘Noida ground water overuse probe not held’


July 19th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 19 (IANS) A two-member official team which came to investigate complaints against mall developers overdrawing ground water in sector 18 here left without conducting any probe, an activist ... Read more...

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Andhra court stays release of water to Krishna delta


July 16th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday directed the state government not to release water from Nagarjuna Sagar to Krishna delta if the water level in ... Read more...

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Flood-like situation affects 40,000 in north Bengal


July 15th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) Nearly 40,000 people were affected due to incessant rains triggering a flood-like situation in the north Bengal region with Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri being the worst hit, ... Read more...

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Monsoon plays truant, government’s fingers crossed


July 13th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delayed monsoon in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh is worrying the government with prices of fruit and vegetables up 50 percent in 10 days and ... Read more...

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15 miners trapped in coal pit in Meghalaya


July 11th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 11 (IANS) Two teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are in Meghalaya to rescue 15 miners trapped in a coal pit in South Garo Hills since ... Read more...

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Russia rains: Toll rises to nearly 80 (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 78 people have died after heavy downpour triggered massive floods in Russia's southern Krasnodar region, the emergencies ministry said Saturday.In the worst-hit Gelendzhik ... Read more...

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Assam floods: Death toll reaches 100, 16 missing


July 5th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) The death toll in the Assam floods Thursday rose to 100 even as the waters started to recede in most of the 27 affected districts except ... Read more...

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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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Haryana residents take to the streets over power woes


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) The residents of various towns in Haryana took to the streets Wednesday to protest against erratic and virtually no power supply in the past 24 hours.Protestors ... Read more...

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Assam NGO moves court for probe into floating currency


June 27th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 27 (IANS) A voluntary organisation Wednesday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Guwahati High Court seeking a government inquiry into the discovery of Indian currency ... Read more...

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Floating currency notes: Youth drowns in Assam water body


June 26th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 26 (IANS) A youth's body was Tuesday fished out from a wetland here in which scores of people entered to collect Indian currency notes that were found floating ... Read more...

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Thousands of fishes die in Gomti (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Authorities in Uttar Pradesh Monday ordered a probe into the death of thousands of fishes which have died in the river Gomti here.The possible reasons that ... Read more...

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Fish in thousands die in Gomti river


June 25th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Thousands of fish have died in the Gomti river, with officials clueless about the cause. A probe has been ordered.Jal Nigam officials here said they were ... Read more...

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Supply to Delhi water plant improves


June 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The water level at the Wazirabad treatment plant here has risen marginally after a Haryana official visited the unit the day before, the Delhi government ... Read more...

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Water crisis in Delhi as Haryana cuts supply (With Image)


June 16th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Water woes continued to haunt the national capital as supply of water to Delhi's various treatment plants from neighbouring Haryana remained cut, a Delhi Jal ... Read more...

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Islamabad battles water crisis


June 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Pakistani capital Islamabad seems to be headed for a hard time following no rains. The city is left with water barely enough to sustain its requirements ... Read more...

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Floods affect over 30,000 in Assam


June 12th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 12 (IANS) The first wave of floods that hit Assam about a week ago continues to wreak havoc, affecting over 30,000 people in seven districts of the state ... Read more...

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China braces for floods


June 4th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 4 (IANS) China may face huge flooding this year due to increased rainfall, an official said.Floods have already occurred in areas along the Yangtze river tributaries this year.The ... Read more...

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‘Tamil Nadu will send police to protect Mullaperiyar’


May 27th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said Sunday the Tamil Nadu Police would be sent to protect the Mullaperiyar Dam in Kerala.In a letter to Prime Minister ... Read more...

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China to save lake in desert


May 15th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China will spend 600 million yuan ($95 million) over the next three years to protect Hongjiannao Lake, the country's largest desert freshwater lake, from shrinking, authorities ... Read more...

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