The eighth meeting of Nepal-India Joint Committee on Inundation and Flood Management (JCIFM) was held during 4th – 8th February, 2014 in Kathmandu.

- Delhi bid to save forests from submergence in Arunachal ROOPAK GOSWAMI File picture of AASU protest against the Subansiri dam project Guwahati, Sept. 9: The ministry of environment and forests has asked Jindal Power Ltd to lower the height of the 460-metre Subansiri Middle Hydro Electric Project in Arunachal Pradesh to save the bulk of the forest area from submergence.

ITANAGAR, May 16: Raising a demand for transparency in the execution of the 1600 MW Subansiri Middle Power Project on Kamla River near Tamen village in the Lower Subansiri district, the Subansiri Middle Power Project Local Implementation Committee (SuMPPLIC) has insisted the State Government to come out with a White Paper on the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) signed between it and the Jindal Power

ITANAGAR, May 13: The All Tam Socio-Economic Welfare Association (ATSEWA) has opposed the hydro project proposed on the Kamla river in Kamporijo circle of Lower Subansiri district claiming that it would submerge the Chumring Talung area upstream in Kurung Kumey district that consists of several important historical places related to forefathers Abu Gangdu and Abu Gangha of the Tam and Biki clans.

Dinesh Kumar Mishra looks back at the history of floods in North Bihar and wonders what this year has in store Had the Kosi river not breached its eastern embankment at Kusaha last year, 2008 would have gone down as a drought year in North Bihar. The rains were scanty and there was virtual drought after the breach occurred. That is why the Kosi hit only 3.3 million people across five

The Himalayan arc, 40% of which ruptured in the last two centuries, has witnessed half a dozen large to great earthquakes including the 1833 and 1934 Bihar