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Who Should be Blamed for Kashmir Floods? History Repeats in Srinagar 54 Years after!

History repeats itself and even Kashmir floods do repeat every 50 years, according to a report published in Greater kashmir, citing a 2010 report that forewarned imminent floods any time in the state. Four years after, Srinagar is submerged, 400 killed and 2,000 villages are marooned in flood water. The report by the Jammu and Kashmir Flood Control Ministry warned ...

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India, China face worst consequences of asbestos use: experts

By Sujeet Rajan NEW YORK: India and China are headed for “an absolute catastrophe of death and disease” because of likely massive jump in asbestos-related diseases in the coming decades, says a report written by Pulitzer winning journalist Gary Cohn. Citing numerous scientific studies and two of the world’s most prominent experts on public health and asbestos exposure, Cohn, writes ...

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