Assam has 75 percent expired embankments

The life of nearly 75 per cent of the embankments in Assam which has a total length of 4,473.82 km has expired and currently these are breached at 14 places, the state Assembly was informed on Tuesday.

India, Nepal agree to strengthen river banks to avoid floods

India and Nepal have agreed to strengthen the embankments of Bagmati, Kamla, Lalbakeya and Khando rivers.

`Concrete embankments along Sunderbans an ecological disaster`

The fragile ecology of the Sundarbans delta, is now facing a fresh threat from large-scale construction of concrete embankments all over the islands.

More embankments to control floods in Bihar

Bihar plans to construct more embankments to control floods and protect millions of people from being uprooted, a minister said Tuesday.

Sunderbans embankments facing threat of collapse

With embankments of most rivers in Sunderbans facing threat of collapse due to rise in the level of the sea, a `Save Sunderbans` campaign will be launched in the world`s largest mangrove forest next month.