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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    Narendra Modi launches Clean India Campaign by sweeping street

    Posted Oct 02nd 2014, 11:44pm by AGENCIES

    ... of massive urban migration, poor civic planning and inadequate waste disposal systems. Rivers and lakes are polluted with sewage and industrial effluent. Fewer than a third of the nation's 1.2 ...

  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    They're not from round here: Indian uranium boss dismisses deformities of villagers

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:48pm by BLOOM

    ... waste pumped out of the mines- stretch across 78 hectares. The company says the waste is treated to remove contaminants. Some water from the ponds empties into the River Gara, which flows past ...

  3. News - Asia - INDIA

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

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

    ... in a river in a northeast Himalayan state. Rescuers say prospects of finding the rest – engineering students and one professor – alive are bleak. The group was on a college trip from southern India but were hit by a wall of water after the river Beas, in the mountainous northern state of Himachal Pradesh, spiked dangerously high yesterday. Some 50 engineering students from an engineering ...

  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Modi maintains his hard line on immigrants in India’s general election

    Posted May 05th 2014, 10:33pm by Reuters

    ... river near Narayanguri village, where the worst of the attacks took place. A man's body was found elsewhere in the same district. All victims were Muslims. Fifteen people had been arrested ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    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,” ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian anti-corruption party leader to stand in national elections

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 03:15am by AFP

    ... and fight Modi from this holy turf," the 45-year-old said to loud cheers at a rally. After his arrival in the city, Kejriwal took a traditional dip in the sacred Ganges river before visiting ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - INDIA

    Book review: A Strange Kind of Paradise: India Through Foreign Eyes, by Sam Miller

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 12:40pm by Victoria Burrows

    ... a scouting trip down the Indus River with tales of the Enotikoitoi, or ear sleepers, whose ears were so big and pendulous they could curl them around their bodies as sleeping bags. Some ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    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 the grieving relatives gathered on the banks of the Kosi river as rescuers pulled out the bodies on Friday. The victims were returning home on Thursday night from a village across the river where ...

  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Death toll at 115 in stampede outside temple in Madhya Pradesh, India

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 06:43pm by AFP, Reuters

    ... into the river Sindh below in a bid to escape the chaos. “We recovered the bodies from the river and from where they were crushed to the death,” said Mishra, speaking by phone from the nearby city ... people are feared to have fallen into the river." Other police sources said that about 20,000 people were on the bridge over the River Sindh when the stampede broke out. Large crowds began ...




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