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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Four students killed, more missing after Indian dam unleashes ‘wall of water’

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:59pm by Reuters, AFP

    ... Reuters in New Delhi and AFP in Shimla Indian rescuers found four dead and are searching for 20 others swept away by a sudden surge of water released from a dam while the group was bathing ... The surge of water occurred when a hydroelectric power project opened its floodgates, sending tonnes of water downstream, officials have said. Whether warning signals were sounded before the dam ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    Boat capsizes in Indian reservoir, 22 drowned

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 03:29pm by Associated Press

    ... the boat was carrying people back from a picnic on the opposite banks of the Hirakud reservoir, a 55-kilometre-long reservoir created by the Hirakud Dam in the Mahanadi River in Sambalpur District, ...

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    India bans building along rivers in flood-hit north

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... construction of hydroelectric dams and mining projects over the last decade in the state’s many valleys threatened its fragile ecosystem. “This aggressive and unregulated construction work has been ...



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