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At least 13 miners killed by dam collapse at Siberian gold mine

10 October, 2019 12:53 pm 12:53 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – At least 13 miners were killed on Saturday when a dam collapsed at a gold mine about 160 km (100 miles) south of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russian news agencies reported. Heavy rains had caused erosion of the dam and water had broken through, sweeping away several cabins where workers at … Read More

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New tradition being set to change name plate on previous projects: Asif

05 May, 2019 8:44 pm 8:44 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) stalwart Khawaja Asif has said that the new tradition is being set to change name plate on the previous government’s projects on Thursday. In his statement, responding to the ground-breaking ceremony of Mohmand Dam, the PML-N leader said that the Mohmand Dam was the project of his … Read More


Brazil’s Vale must change behavior after deadly dam bursts: solicitor...

02 February, 2019 12:58 pm 12:58 pm

BRUMADINHO (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale needs to change its behavior, cooperate more with authorities and be more transparent after a deadly dam collapse at one of its mines that likely killed more than 300 people, Brazil’s solicitor general said. Speaking with reporters in the town of Brumadinho, near Vale’s Corrego do Feijao mine that … Read More

After Brazil dam disaster, Vale asks for forgiveness, gets fury

01 January, 2019 10:37 am 10:37 am

BRUMADINHO, Brazil/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Offers of penance from Vale SA for one of the deadliest mining disasters in decades fell on deaf ears in Brazil, where authorities and victims’ families seethed at a death toll from a burst dam likely to exceed 300 people. Chief Financial Officer Luciano Siani said Vale was doing … Read More

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Overflowing dam kills at least 30 in Indonesia

01 January, 2019 3:08 pm 3:08 pm

JAKARTA (Reuters) – An overflowing dam has killed at least 30 people in Indonesia and forced thousands to flee their villages, authorities said on Thursday. Twenty-five people are missing. Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency has set up temporary shelters and field kitchens for residents fleeing floodwaters over a meter high that inundated riverside settlements in South … Read More

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Fawad admires services rendered by outgoing CJP

01 January, 2019 8:13 pm 8:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry admired the services rendered by outgoing Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar. In his statement about the retirement of the outgoing CJP, Fawad said that first time in the history of Pakistan powerful people underwent the process of accountability in tenure of Saqib Nisar. … Read More

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NA approves resolution for construction of water reservoirs

09 September, 2018 3:38 pm 3:38 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The National Assembly on Tuesday approved a resolution seeking construction of water reservoirs in Pakistan. PTI MNA Ali Muhammad Khan tabled the resolution with regard to the construction of dams during the NA session which was chaired by Speaker Asad Qaiser here. Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said that … Read More

I will guard dam after retirement, says Chief Justice Saqib Nisar

09 September, 2018 4:09 pm 4:09 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday said that he will guard dam after his retirement. Talking to the informal conversations with journalists, the chief justice said that he will guard the dam after his retirement even he would have to live in the hut around the dam. … Read More

Dam nation: Big state projects spared in China’s hydro crackdown

08 August, 2018 10:25 am 10:25 am

LESHAN, China (Reuters) – In a mountain village in southwest China’s Sichuan province, authorities have demolished seven small dam projects this year along a river to clear illegal developments in a new nature reserve. The demolition is part of a nationwide program to close hundreds of tiny and often ramshackle dams and turbines and bring … Read More

Karachi in grip of acute water shortage

06 June, 2018 9:45 am 9:45 am

KARACHI (92 News) – The metropolis is facing acute water shortage as water level at the Hub dam reached to a dead level. Citizens of Karachi’s North Nazimabad and North Karachi are observing acute shortage of water. The Water Board officials had refused to provide water tankers. The citizens of the metropolis held strong protest … Read More

China blocks tributary of Brahmaputra to build dam: Indian media

10 October, 2016 9:13 pm 9:13 pm

NEW DELHI (92 News) – China has blocked a tributary of the Brahmaputra as part of a major hydro-electric project, whose construction began in 2014. According to the Indian media, the state-run Xinhua news agency is reporting that the blockage of a tributary of the Yarlung Zangbo river is part of China’s “most expensive” hydro … Read More