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22 feared dead as bridge collapses in western India

22 feared dead as bridge collapses in western India

Aug 03, – Rescuers had not found the buses or any survivors hours after the single-lane bridge on the Mumbai-Goa highway collapsed about midnight Tuesday, said Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra state’s chief minister. Two buses plunged into a flooded river after an old bridge collapsed in western India, leaving at least 22 people missing and feared […]

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Dry by 2020? India faces a crippling water crisis

Dry by 2020? India faces a crippling water crisis

May 30, AP – Water scarcity has gripped several states in India as groundwater levels continue to deplete at an alarming rate. Mercury levels are rising and large parts of the country are experiencing severe droughts. Vrinda Kumari, a daily wage laborer stands patiently in the baking hot sun with buckets and water bottles waiting […]

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