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Of 4,862 large dams, only 349 have emergency disaster action plans: CAG

23 Jul 2017 | IANS | New Delhi

Only 349 of 4,862 India's large dams have emergency disaster action plans in place, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India's performance report on flood control and management schemes of the Water Resources Ministry has revealed. "Out of 4,862 large dams, emergency action plans or disaster management plans of only 349 dams, which is seven per cent, were prepared (March 2016)...

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Disruptions, adjournments mar MP House proceedings

25 Jul 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Monday witnessed disruptions during the Question Hour and thee adjournments due to ruckus created over the issues of Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra and senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia. Whereas the principal Opposition Congress raised the issues of Mishra's name being printed in the House's question answer booklet, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) created noisy scenes over washing and sanctification of a trauma centre in...

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