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Jakarta, Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Indonesia floods displace over 34,000 people

Floods in Indonesia’s Aceh and West Java areas since Thursday have displaced 34,642 people, an official said on Tuesday.In Tamiang district of Aceh in the northern tip of Sumatra island, ab... »
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Pune, Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Pune building collapse: unauthorised structures to be razed

District Collector Saurabh Rao said he had already directed circle officers to prepare a list of illegal buildings and structures. »
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GUNTUR, Thursday, September 18, 2014

Rain puts life out of gear in Guntur

Rain played havoc in Guntur district with normal life getting affected due to snapped rail and road connectivity on Wednesday, when skies opened for 12 hours. A woman was washed away in the strong current of flood water in a stream overflowing the Guntur-Amaravathi main road at Lam. Railway line was hanging at some places with soil under it getting washed away. Cotton and paddy crops in the fields were inundated in hundreds of acres. The Hindu photographer T. Vijaya Kumar captured the nature’s fury in various parts of the district. »
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