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Uttarakhand flood: A Himalayan blunde...

Uttarakhand flood: A Himalayan blunder
Heavy rainfall has wreaked havoc on the region because of the fragile nature of the Himalayan range and poor soil stability in its steep slopes. But it is man-made factors that have compounded the scale of the disaster. Unabated expansion of hydro-power projects and construction of roads to accommodate ever-increasing tourism, especially rel [...]

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