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Medha Patkar, activists detained trying to enter Water Ministry

 Activist Medha Patkar and several of her supporters from the Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) were today detained by the police when they tried to enter the Water Resources ministry to meet Minister Uma Bharati.

Water Min sets up panel to find reasons behind U`khand floods

Centre today set up a committee of experts to find out the possible causes behind the deluge and propose various measures, including early warning system at higher altitudes.