Knowing where the safe zones beyond the reach of floodwaters are and the routes to reach them will make the difference between life and death in case of a breach of the Mullaperiyar dam.

Keeping battery-operated radios and telephone numbers of emergency control rooms ready will help receive timely alerts and guidance in the event of disasters such as floods and earthquakes, the Institute of Land and Disaster Management says.

Left political leaders on Monday described India’s under construction Tipaimukh Dam as the ‘death trap’ for Bangladesh.

The Centre has decided to keep “in abeyance” constitution of an expert panel by the National Management Disaster Authority (NDMA) to prepare a contingency plan for the Mullaperiyar Dam in the backd

KOCHI: However right or wrong the posturing by the powers-that-be of Kerala and Tamil Nadu may be, the stand-off over the Mullaperiyar dam is creating ripples even on the sporting field.

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The Centre would spare no effort to find a solution to the Mullaperiyar Dam row between Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the Defence Minister, Mr A.K. Antony, said here today.

Mullaperiyar Special Cell chairman M.K.

GUWAHATI: Failing to elicit any response from the Assam Government towards their road blockade programme, anti-dam activists today said that they will extend their blockade of vehicles carrying goo

Keeping up the heat on the Centre over the raging Mullaperiyar dam row, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to advise Kerala not to build a new dam,

After having fought a lonely battle against the state in their protest against the illegal Kalu and Shai dams in Murbad tehsil of Thane district, locals were surprised to find BJP, Shiv Sena, MNS a