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Hurricane Harvey: Second Indian student, rescued from Texas lake, dies

A 25-year-old Indian student died in Houston, days after she was rescued along with an Indian man from a swollen lake in the US state of Texas where hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc. Shalini Singh, a student pursuing Masters degree in public health from Texas A&M University, was rescued from Lake Bryan, where she along with another Indian student Nikhil Bhatia had ... Read More »

Texas city loses water, 44 dead, but thousands of Harvey survivors rescued

A flood-hit southeast Texas city lost its drinking water supply and police and soldiers rescued thousands still stranded on Thursday after powerful storm Harvey killed 44 people and displaced more than a million on the Gulf Coast. Early Thursday morning, officials of Beaumont, Texas, announced the city lost both the primary and secondary sources for its water supply system. “Due ... Read More »

CM Vijay Rupani announces 1,500 crore for flood-hit Banaskantha, Patan

CM Vijay Rupani has announced a Rs 1,500 crore relief and rehabilitation package for flood-hit Banaskantha and Patan districts. After his five days visit to flood affected areas, the CM said special allocation of funds would be made for Dhanera, which was the worst affected. “A district-level Independence Day programme will be held in Dhanera on August 15 to expedite cleanliness ... Read More »

Assam Flood Situation Worsens, 2.75 Lakh People Hit

The flood situation in Assam affected 2.75 lakh people across seven districts of the state. One person lost his life today. The body of a person was recovered from Subansiri river in North Lakhimpur said Assam State Disaster Management Authority. It is suspected that he drowned due to the strong current of the river. Yesterday’s report had said that 2.68 lakh people were ... Read More »

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