Thursday, June 20, 2013
Bus plunges into Peru River, 30 dead
At least 30 people died when a bus plunged off a highway into a river in central Peru, authorities s...
Swelling Yamuna affects services of over 50 trains
Services of over 50 trains were affected due to rising water level in the Yamuna, with Northern Rail...
Australian cricketers to train on Thames
Australian cricketers will participate in a unique training session on the Thames River here for a p...
Yamuna flowing 2 metre above danger mark in Delhi
Several low-lying areas along the Yamuna were on Wednesday flooded as the water level in the river w...
Egypt, Ethiopia agree to talks about Nile dam
Egypt and Ethiopia have agreed to start consultations aimed at resolving their conflict over Ethiopi...
Monsoon fury: Toll rises to 131, Kedarnath almost submerged
The famous Kedarnath shrine was virtually submerged in mud and slush where 50 people died in the unp...
Yamuna crosses danger mark in Delhi, to rise further
The Yamuna river crossed the danger mark in the national capital, an official said Tuesday, creating...
Haryana floods: 52 stranded villagers rescued
Yamunanagar: Fifty-two people, including 15 children, stranded on a tract of land in Haryana`s Yamun...
Four drown, 40 missing in WB boat disaster
At least four persons, including a woman drowned, and more than 40 others were missing after a boat ...
Cauvery panel rejects TN demand for water
The Cauvery Supervisory Committee today rejected Tamil Nadu`s demand for its share of water saying i...
Building collapses due to blast in China, 10 killed
A preliminary investigation showed that the blast was caused by a gas leak, a report said.
Germany floods: Chancellor Merkel promises more aid
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has held out the prospect of massive aid for the victims of the curr...
Egypt warns all options open for Ethiopia Nile dam
Egypt`s President has warned that "all options are open" in dealing with Ethiopia`s effort...
Egypt lawmakers lambast PM over Ethiopia dam
Egyptian lawmakers accused the country`s PM and govt of doing nothing to prevent Ethiopia from compl...
River go joint top, Independiente nearing relegation
River Plate defeated Independiente 2-1 at home in the 17th matchday of Argentina`s first-division fo...
Evacuations in Germany as Elbe river dam breaks
Several thousand more residents have been evacuated in Germany from areas facing the possibility of ...
No action to store Yamuna water in monsoon
The Uttar Pradesh government is yet to act on an Allahabad High Court order to clear dry ponds of en...
Hungary evacuations begin as flood waters surge toward Budapest
Hungary began evacuating villages and reinforced leaking dykes along the rising Danube River on Satu...
Impossible to release 134 tmc during June-Sept to TN: Karnataka
Karnataka government on Thursday made it clear that it would be impossible to release 134 tmc of wat...
Leaders worried over industrial waste polluting rivers
Union Minister K H Muniyappa today said that the combine role of the people, NGOs and the government...
Cauvery award reference: Opposition puts Karnataka govt on mat
Opposition in Karnataka on Tuesday slammed the Congress government for its position on the Cauvery t...
MPCB, KMC told to take steps to curb pollution in Panchganga
The situation is extremely serious on account of the pollution in the Panchganga river.
Central Europe on flood alert, thousands evacuated
River levels shot up to dangerous levels across central Europe as heavy rains have caused floods and...
Centre to bear 90 per cent of Kishau dam cost
Centre will borne ninety per cent of the cost for setting up the 660-MW multi-purpose Kishau dam pro...
Plans to rejuvenate Arkavathy on lines of Thames
The Karnataka government is planning to rejuvenate Arkavathy river on the lines of UK government`s s...
Three survive Seattle-Canada bridge collapse
The major link between the US and Canadian sides of the Pacific Northwest region was severed after a...
Paris Hilton planning to marry toyboy beau by year end
Paris Hilton is looking forward to marry her toyboy boyfriend, River Viiperi, and the wedding could ...
HC issues notice to HP PCB on mining along Pabbar river
Taking note of news reports regarding illegal mining along the banks of Pabbar river in Rohroo area ...
Govt sets time frame for implementation of Jermain dam project
Uttarakhand government on Tuesday set a time frame to launch construction of the long awaited Jamran...
Bodies of two drowned minors retrieved from Jhelum
The bodies of two minor boys, who drowned while bathing in river Jhelum in north Kashmir’s Baramulla...
Kameng River inundates NH 52 in Arunachal Pradesh
The Noa-Dihing River is also in spate eroding the bank at Padu Nallah and posing a threat to Mahadev...
Indian team on Brahmaputra in China ahead of Li`s visit
An Indian experts` team is currently in China to review sharing of the Brahmaputra river data.
Joint survey begins for Bansadhara river project
Engineers from Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and the Central Water Commission (CWC) have started a survey t...
Wanted: Female mate for near-extinct `ugly` fish
The London Zoo has launched a worldwide hunt for a female mate for a `gorgeously ugly` tropical fish...
`China to consider improving Brahmaputra water mechanism`
India and China have an agreement on sharing the data of the Brahmaputra waters but do not have any ...
Himachal bus accident toll rises to 40, govt orders probe
The ill-fated private bus, which plunged into Beas river after skidding off the road, was carrying a...
NGO comes up with alternative to interlinking of rivers
An NGO has come up with an "eco-friendly" method to connect the water bodies with grids so...
Bus falls into river in Himachal, 32 killed
At least 32 passengers were killed when an overloaded private bus plunged into Beas river on Kullu-M...
Himachal: 30 feared dead as bus falls into river
At least 30 persons were feared dead on Wednesday when an overcrowded private bus plunged into turbu...
Gayatri Pariwar set to clean Nepal river, temple
The All-World Gayatri Pariwar (AWGP) will launch a programme May 18 for cleaning the Bagmati river a...
Bodies of girl, youth recovered in Yamuna river
Five days after they went missing from their houses, a teenaged girl and a 20-year-old youth were fo...
Paris Hilton wants to get married
Paris Hilton wants to get married and have children with her 21-year-old Spanish boyfriend River Vii...
Loch Ness-like monster spotted in Northern Ireland river
A video captured by some local students in Northern Ireland seems to show some kind of creature that...
Guj HC issues notice to govt on pollution in river
The Gujarat High Court Monday issued notices to the state government and Gujarat Pollution Control B...
Guj HC issues notice to govt on pollution in river
The Gujarat HC today issued notices to the state government and Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPC...
Two Gurgaon executives feared drowned in Rishikesh
Two youths working in a private firm in Gurgaon were feared drowned on Sunday in Ganga river near Mu...
Paris Hilton shows charitable side in Colombia
She is known for her high-flying lifestyle, but socialite Paris Hilton took time out from her busy s...
Sunil Tripathi`s family seeks privacy after body identified
Forensic dental examination confirmed that a body found in Providence River was that of the missing ...
Yangtze River is at least 23 million years old: Study
Yangtze - the world`s third longest river - located in China, is at least 23 million years old, an i...
Missing jawan`s body found on the banks of Indus
Body of a jawan, who went missing last week, was Thursday recovered from the banks of Indus river in...
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