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Flood alert in Bihar as landslide dams Nepal <strong>river</strong>

Flood alert in Bihar as landslide dams Nepal river

25 May 2015

Patna: Five Bihar districts were put on flood alert on Monday over fears of a dramatic rise in the water level of the Gandak river, officials said.Massive landslides caused by repeated earthquakes have blocked the Kali Gandaki river at Benibazar in Myagdi district of Nepal creating an artificial lake, officials said warning that the bursting of this lake may cause the water level in the Gandak river in Bihar to rise dramatically.

Flood alert,   Flood alert in Bihar,   landslide dams,   Nepal river,   Kali Gandaki river ,   Water Resources Minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary,   Lates state news ,  
Nepalese <strong>river</strong> blocked by landslide flowing again

Nepalese river blocked by landslide flowing again

24 May 2015

Kathmandu: A river dammed up by a huge landslide in Nepal's northwest has begun flowing again but the risks of flash floods are not over yet, police said on Sunday.

River dammed by landslide in Nepal,   Flash floods,   Landslide in Nepal,   Ramche village,   Kali Gandaki river,   Latest news ,  
 England ducks get their 'exclusive' walking lanes

England ducks get their 'exclusive' walking lanes

25 May 2015

London: What a quacking idea! You would have heard of bus lanes, taxi lanes and cycle lanes but now ducks in England have been given exclusive lanes so that humans don't ruffle their feathers.

Duck lanes,   England,   ducks,   Canal and River Trust,   Weird news,   Strange news ,  
Nepal landslide blocks <strong>river</strong>, raises fears of flood reaching India

Nepal landslide blocks river, raises fears of flood reaching India

24 May 2015

Kathmandu: Nepali authorities urged thousands of villagers on Sunday to move to safety after a landslide likely triggered by recent earthquakes blocked a river, raising fears of a devastating flash flood, officials said.

Nepal Earthquake,   India,   Floods,   Landslides,   Avalanches,   Kathmandu,   Kali Gandaki River,   Latest World News ,  
Myanmar launches naval operation to <strong>save</strong> stranded Rohingya migrants

Myanmar launches naval operation to save stranded Rohingya migrants

22 May 2015

Bangkok: The Myanmar authorities have launched the first naval operation to save an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 migrants stranded in the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea, media reported on Friday.

Myanmar rescue,   migrant boats,   Bangladesh border,   Myanmar's navy,   UN aid,   Rohingya Muslims ,  Latest world news,  
Deadline to install discharge meters for <strong>Ganga</strong> extended

Deadline to install discharge meters for Ganga extended

11 May 2015

New Delhi:  The deadline for installing real-time effluent discharge meters for polluting industries located on the banks of river Ganga has been extended to June 30 this year, Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.

River ganga,   Nirmal Ganga,   realtime effluent discharge meters,   Clean Ganga,   Latest India news,   ,  
 White House gets busy to <strong>save</strong> the bees

White House gets busy to save the bees

20 May 2015

Washington: The White House unveiled on Tuesday a plan to reverse an alarming decline in populations of bees and other pollinators that play a crucial role in agriculture and the environment.

White House,   Washington,   bees,   pollination,   President Barack Obama,   honey bee,   Latest world news ,  
Nothing is free in this world, says Vodafone on Zero Rating plan

Nothing is free in this world, says Vodafone on Zero Rating plan

20 May 2015

New Delhi: India's second-biggest mobile operator Vodafone has said that zero rating plans are one form of sponsored programmes and there can be many others.

Bharti Airtel,   Vodafone,   Net Neutrality,   Free internet,   Save the internet,   Airtel zero ,  
Net Neutrality: An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook's Internet.org platform

Net Neutrality: An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook's Internet.org platform

20 May 2015

New Delhi: Facebook Internet.org platform continues to face criticism from all over the world with 65 advocacy organisations in 31 countries releasing an open letter to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg saying the project violates the principles of net neutrality, threatening freedom of expression, equality of opportunity, security, privacy, and innovation.

Facebook,   Internet.org,   Facebook founder,   Mark Zuckerberg,   net neutrality,   Save the internet,   Free internet ,  
Government officials, local authorities discuss <strong>Ganga</strong> clean-up

Government officials, local authorities discuss Ganga clean-up

30 Apr 2015

Kanpur: A group of central government officials met local municipal authorities and the Jal Board here and discussed with them issues related to cleaning of the Ganga river.

Ganga ,   Ganga clean-up,   Jal Board,   Ganga river,   Uma Bharti,   latest India news,   ,  

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