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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......

'If you stop water to Pakistan, you will flood J&K'

'In the last 55 years India and Pakistan have gone to wars, but nobody spoke about scrapping the Indus Waters Treaty.' IMAGE: A child stands near the Chenab river with the Baglihar hydroelectric......

Are Bihar floods a man-made disaster?

Year after year, floods cause mayhem in Bihar but the government is not paying adequate attention to water management, reports Satyavrat Mishra. IMAGE: A village inundated by flood water near......

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......

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......

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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Wary of spread of viral diseases, GHMC sets up medical camps

A medical camp organised by GHMC at Alwyn Colony at Kukatpally in Hyderabad on Sunday | VINAY MADAPU HYDERABAD: Officials from the Telangana... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/hyderabad/Wary-of-spread-of-viral-diseases-GHMC-sets-up-medical-camps/2016/09/26/article3630129.ece
one month on, areas resemble cesspool

BBMP says the drive has still not been finished After a brief spell of rain last week, the areas where encroachment drives were taken up earlier... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/demolition-drive-one-month-on-areas-resemble-cesspool/article9148148.ece
Three rain related deaths reported in Bidar District, hundreds of house damaged, tank bunds breached

Three rain related deaths reported in Bidar District even as heavy rain is lashing Bidar and Kalaburagi Districts under the influence of low... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2953429&n_date=20160926&cat=India
History repeats itself, but Hyderabad just doesn't seem to learn

"Weather phenomena are cyclic by nature. There is a certain periodicity to weather patterns. That's why Hyderabad has seen both spells of drought... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/hyderabad/History-repeats-itself-but-Hyderabad-just-doesnt-seem-to-learn/articleshow/54509478.cms
Chopper service

The hilly State of Jammu and Kashmir often witnesses the fury of nature in more than one way. We have storms, avalanches, landslides, floods or... ...

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