Flood Control

  • J&K government releases additional Rs 100 crore each to Kashmir, Jammu 2 days ago

    Jammu: The Omar Abdullah government on Tuesday placed Rs 100 crore each at the disposal of the Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir and Jammu for temporary restoration of infrastructure. According to an official spokesman, the fresh grant is in addition to the already released Rs 100 crore each for Jammu and Kashmir...
  • Flood control room set up at Andhra Bhawan in Delhi September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A round-the-clock control room has been set up at the Andhra Pradesh Bhawan here to assist people from the state affected by floods in Jammu and Kashmir. People from the state who require help can contact the helpline number 011-23384188. Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh Special Representative at New Delhi K...
  • 666,000 people affected by heavy rains in China June 29, 2013

    Beijing: Heavy rain has affected 666,000 people in east China, while 335 houses and 22,200 hectares of crops were also destroyed in the downpour. Over the past month, heavy rain has affected 666,000 people in 25 counties of east China's Zhejiang Province, local authorities said on Saturday. The downpours have...
  • Govt will provide relief: Uttarakhand CM on flash flood August 4, 2012

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna requested people who live near the shore of river to move to safety. ...
  • Mumbai may sink again June 29, 2012

    Mumbai: It's been seven years since more than 400 people were killed in Mumbai's worst-ever natural disaster. Reeling from the massive scale of destruction wreaked by the unprecedented deluge, authorities were quick to draw up ambitious and expensive plans for what they vowed would be a complete overhauling of the...
  • MNREGA is a flexi fund, says Ramesh March 1, 2012

    Patna: Describing funds under the central flagship programme Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Guarantee Act (MNREGA) as a 'flexi fund', Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday said the states were free to use the scheme for all rural works. "The MNGERA is a flexi fund that can be used by...
  • Flood control project for WB districts cleared February 28, 2012

    Kolkata: The long-pending drainage basin project involving the Kaliaghai, Kapaleswari and Baghai rivers in the flood-prone East and West Midnapore districts has got the green signal. The Rs 650.38-crore project for the two districts, which are struck by calamity almost every monsoon, was recently inaugurated by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who...
  • Manipur: Student shot dead by minister's son March 21, 2011

    Imphal: A 21-year-old student was shot dead allegedly by the son of a Manipur minister, police said on Monday. Irom Roger was allegedly shot dead by 27-year-old Ajay Meitei, son of Manipur Minister for Irrigation, Flood Control and Sports N Biren Singh last evening at Kwakeithel area of Imphal...
  • 3,000 pilgrims stuck in flood-hit Uttarakhand September 24, 2010

    Uttarkashi: Torrential rains in Uttarakhand have cut off large parts of the Himalayan state and pilgrims who were on the chaar dham yaatra have been stranded for days. They don't have enough food or drinking water and most of them are forced to sleep by the roadside. Thousands of them are...
  • India conveys concern to China on Gilgit September 3, 2010

    China has claimed its troops are in Gilgit Baltistan for flood control. ...