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Flooded yet 'dry': The great Bihar paradox

IMAGE: A man escapes a water-logged village in Bihar. Photograph: PTI Photo. Let Bihar be damned under its contradictions of having gone ‘dry’ and then having been submerged under a......

Attention, Mr CM! Srinagar residents pool in money for flood control

Do it yourself! That was the mantra behind the valiant efforts by nearly Three thousand residents of Old Barzullah locality in Srinagar to save themselves from the overflowing Doodh Ganga stream......

Assam water resources dept faces ire of rights panel

Assam water resources department is the nodal department for taking flood-control measures through construction of various flood and erosion control structures in the state including river bank......

Floods ravage Bihar, Assam, Bengal; train services hit

Heavy rains in the last three days triggered flash floods in parts of Bihar, where 41 people have died so far, and inundated large areas in Assam and North Bengal, paralysing normal life and......

GST has transformed economy: PM in Mann Ki Baat

Almost a month after the goods and services tax rollout, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it has transformed the economy and marks an example of cooperative federalism as......

Flight cancelled because of bad weather?

Tinesh Bhasin tells you what you can expect. Getting compensation from an airline, in case of delays, is a grey area for customers. Most of them are unaware of the rules guiding the process. And......

CAG to audit fallout of demonetisation

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India plans to audit the impact of note ban and the affect it has had on government tax revenues, said CAG Shashi Kant Sharma. In an interview, he said the......

A tale of crumbling infrastructure in India's IT cities

Can the country afford to have problems of such magnitude in the cities of Gurgaon, Bengaluru, Pune and Hyderabad, which not only are the major growth drivers but are also the biggest revenue......

Real estate could be exempted from central environmental rules

Urban ministry changes rule before public consultation by environment ministry. Following the NDA government’s “Ease of Business” mantra, the environment ministry has proposed......

Land reforms fail, only 5% of India's farmers control 32% land

The average land given to the rural landless is small and falling, from 0.95 acres in 2002 to 0.88 acres in 2015 - a 7.4 per cent drop over 13 years–and a slowdown is evident in the process......

ISL: The hits and the misses

With big names on the roster and promising Indians getting a chance to display their flair, the Hero Indian Super League, halfway into its first season, finds its heroes - and its duds. Take a......
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Army Column, ETF continue to deployed in affected areas

[India], August 23 (ANI): One Army Column and One Engineer Task Force (ETF) have been deployed in seven districts of Bihar, which have been... ...

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Bihar Dy CM requests PM Modi to visit flood-hit areas

As Bihar is reeling under flood, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit flood-affected areas.The... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/bihar-dy-cm-requests-pm-modi-to-visit-flood-hit-areas-117082200040_1.html
'BBMP didn't act on flash flood alerts'

Monday night's heavy rainfall has once again exposed the ill-preparedness of the civic authorities. But this time, the situation could have been... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/628281/bbmp-didnt-act-flash-flood.html
Bengaluru sees heaviest August rainfall since 1890

Bengaluru: Bengaluru early on Tuesday witnessed a record 180 mm rainfall in barely three hours, the heaviest downpour in August in over 100 years.... ...

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Floods ravage Bihar, Assam, Bengal; train services hit

Heavy rains in the last three days triggered flash floods in parts of Bihar, where 41 people have died so far, and inundated large areas in Assam... ...

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