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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......

Assam submerged: 12.5 lakh face floods across 18 districts

Flood situation in Assam remains critical with the Brahmaputra river overflowing in several districts, submerging houses and agricultural fields of around 12.5 lakh people and inundating Kaziranga......

Death toll hits 21 as clashes continue in Kashmir

Kashmir remained on the edge with six more persons, including a cop getting killed in violence on Sunday, raising the death toll to 21, while 200 have been injured. IMAGE: Protesters throw......

'Black Lives Matter': Thousands protest in US cities

While thousands of demonstrators flooded the streets of major US cities again on Saturday night -- protesting the recent killings by police of black men Philando Castile in suburban St Paul,......

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......

Rough ride ahead for taxi aggregators

With the Centre and states determined to regulate the services of technology-driven companies, the argument that existing rules do not apply to them will no longer hold ground, says Jyoti......

Why we need to avoid falling into the soft skills trap

  A more rigorous training in core skills is required to boost the engineering talent in the country, instead of a varnish of ‘soft skills’, says Ajit Balakrishnan. Whenever......

UK govt ready to acquire 25% stake in Tata Steel plants

Besides a minority stake, the UK and Welsh governments are considering additional grant funding The UK government on Thursday announced it is willing to acquire 25 per cent minority equity stake......

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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Why are our cities struggling to deal with water?

New Delhi, July 30 -- Roads around Sansad Marg in New Delhi are not waterlogged. There are no flooded roads, no frustrated citizenry raging on... ...

http://www.htsyndication.com/htsportal/article/Why-are-our-cities-struggling-to-deal-with-water-/14785057
Rain, floods throw normal life out of gear across various states

New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Several parts of the country have been affected by floods and heavy rain. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/rain-floods-throw-normal-life-gear-across-various-073850666.html
Flooded homes across Bengaluru after incessant rain

By Agencies| Posted 21 minutes ago Bengaluru: Incessant rain since Thursday night crippled normal life in several parts of the city yesterday,... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/flooded-homes-across-bengaluru-after-incessant-rain/17481177
Here's what crippled the civic system

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Gurgaon, July 30 -- The chaos on roads of Gurgaon was... ...

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19 lakh affected, Kaziranga submerged; Rajnath Singh to survey worst-hit areas

Assam continued to be ravaged by flood as an estimated 19 lakh people were affected in the state due to heavy rainfall and swelling of rivers... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-flood-fury-in-assam-19-lakh-affected-kaziranga-submerged-rajnath-singh-to-survey-worst-hit-areas-2239415

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