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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Floods, landslides displace 1 million in India; 33 dead

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 04:22pm by Reuters in Guwahati

    ... Reuters in Guwahati Floods and landslides caused by relentless rain in northeast India have killed at least 33 people and displaced more than a million over the past week, officials said ... deadly floods that hit the tea-growing state in July, eight people were killed and 20 were missing, police said. Floods displaced nearly one million in that state alone, and many were now ...

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    More than 5,500 may have died in northern India floods

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 01:01am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dehradun Authorities have raised to 5,500 the estimated number of people who perished in devastating floods that swept the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand last ... of compensation will start,” Bahuguna added. The government has promised to pay 500,000 rupees (US$8,196) to families of each of those killed in the June 15 floods, which triggered widespread landslides. ...

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    India bans building along rivers in flood-hit north

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dehradun Construction along river banks will be banned in a devastated north Indian state amid concerns unchecked development fuelled last month’s flash floods ... future construction as the Himalayan state begins the herculean task of rebuilding following the June 15 floods. “Permission will not be given for any kind of construction along the river banks,” ...

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    India flood rescue helicopter crash kills eight

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 11:24am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Gauchar, India A rescue helicopter delivering wood for the mass cremations of the victims of flooding in northern India crashed on Tuesday, killing the eight people on board, the government said. Floods and landslides unleashed by early monsoon rains last week killed at least 680 people in Uttarakhand state and left thousands of people missing. Government officials fear ...

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    At least 1,000 may have died in floods in Indian Himalayan state

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dehradun Toll may hit 1,000 from floods in Himalayan state India's military battled yesterday to reach villages and towns cut off by flash floods ... stranded after floods caused by torrential monsoon rains hit the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand at the weekend. More than 33,100 people were rescued as the military took advantage of clearer ...

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    Flood deaths in India expected to rise

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 02:47pm by Associated Press in Lucknow, India

    ... Associated Press in Lucknow, India Monsoon flooding that has stranded thousands of people and caused landslides in northern India has killed almost 120 people, and the prime minister said ... agriculture but also cause flooding that claims lives and damages property.  The latest rains have affected several states and the capital, New Delhi, where nearly 2,000 people have been evacuated ...

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    Death toll in south India floods rises to 45

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 05:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Hyderabad

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hyderabad The death toll from floods in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh has reached 45, officials said on Wednesday, amid continuing efforts to provide ... across the state for stranded people. At least 45 people have died and 1,300 houses have been damaged by the flooding, a state government official who declined to be named told reporters. ...

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    Indian PM Modi suffers loss as top minister killed in road collision

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... is the world’s capital of road deaths, thanks to a lethal brew of poor road planning, weak law enforcement, a surge in trucks and cars, and a flood of untrained drivers. More than 230,000 people were ...

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    11 drown as boat capsizes in India

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 04:43pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Patna, India Police say eight children and three adults drowned when their boat capsized in a flooded river in eastern India. Police officer Navin Kumar Singh says ... they attended a relative’s funeral, Singh said. He says 24 people swam to safety in Madhepura district, 340 kilometres northeast of Patna, the Bihar state capital. Heavy monsoon rains have flooded ...

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    India anti-graft hero sworn in as Delhi leader

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 03:42pm by AFP

    ... with Congress, which he had denounced as brazenly corrupt, but bowed to a flood of emails and text messages from Delhi citizens urging him to form a government. “I voted for him and I want to see him ...




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