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Blast at Nippon Hydel Plant in Darjeeling   Breakage of water pipeline of Nippon Hydel Plant at Lodhama in Darjeeling due to a blast. No injuries. Portion of project damaged.  (file pic of a Hydel project)

Blast at Nippon Hydel Plant in Darjeeling Breakage of water pipeline of Nippon Hydel Plant at Lodhama in Darjeeling due to a blast. No injuries. Portion of project damaged. (file pic of a Hydel project)

Breakage of water pipeline of Nippon Hydel plant in Darjeeling due to a blast   Breakage of water pipeline of Nippon Hydel plant in Darjeeling due to a blast (ANI)  Darjeeling

Breakage of water pipeline of Nippon Hydel plant in Darjeeling due to a blast Breakage of water pipeline of Nippon Hydel plant in Darjeeling due to a blast (ANI) Darjeeling

Water Pipeline Breakage at Nippon Hydel Project at Lodhoma in Darjeeling   Breakage of pipeline at Nippon Hydel Plant at Lodhoma caused massive water flow today triggering fears of landslides in the region.  According to some it could have have been caused due to Penstock burst.  Reports suggest that the breakage has been controlled and no one was hurt due to the incident. Nippon Hydel Project has abysmal safety records and only a month ago there was a landslide in the region causing death…

Water Pipeline Breakage at Nippon Hydel Project at Lodhoma in Darjeeling Breakage of pipeline at Nippon Hydel Plant at Lodhoma caused massive water flow today triggering fears of landslides in the region. According to some it could have have been caused due to Penstock burst. Reports suggest that the breakage has been controlled and no one was hurt due to the incident. Nippon Hydel Project has abysmal safety records and only a month ago there was a landslide in the region causing death…

Plateau State Governor imposes curfew on community as Fulani herdsmen murder traditional ruler and his aides

Plateau State Governor imposes curfew on community as Fulani herdsmen murder traditional ruler and his aides

Water supply in Siliguri gets disrupted    Water supply was disrupted for the second time today in less than a week in Siliguri as a pipeline in the principal distribution network ruptured at Fulbari yesterday. The damage was repaired and the supply will resume. Water supply in all 47 wards of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation was affected for five days since September 8 because of the PHE department's work to shift the pipelines along a road that was being converted into Asian Highway 11…

Water supply in Siliguri gets disrupted Water supply was disrupted for the second time today in less than a week in Siliguri as a pipeline in the principal distribution network ruptured at Fulbari yesterday. The damage was repaired and the supply will resume. Water supply in all 47 wards of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation was affected for five days since September 8 because of the PHE department's work to shift the pipelines along a road that was being converted into Asian Highway 11…

Tunisia Water shortages spark 'thirst uprising' warning   Activists are warning of a potential "thirst uprising" in Tunisia following protests over severe water shortages after one of the North African nation's driest summers on record.  Residents in the interior are suffering long water supply cuts reservoirs are running dry and farmers are seeing significant losses adding to social tensions in a country still struggling with instability since its 2011 revolution.  The Tunisian citizens'…

Tunisia Water shortages spark 'thirst uprising' warning Activists are warning of a potential "thirst uprising" in Tunisia following protests over severe water shortages after one of the North African nation's driest summers on record. Residents in the interior are suffering long water supply cuts reservoirs are running dry and farmers are seeing significant losses adding to social tensions in a country still struggling with instability since its 2011 revolution. The Tunisian citizens'…

Watch out @OPEC here comes #Trump   OPEC's job of trying to prop up oil prices has just got much harder.  With Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidential election the 14-country oil-producing cartel may have to battle a sourer outlook for the global economy and weaker demand for crude.  It also faces the prospect of increased U.S. oil output - a major bugbear for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries - given Trump's pledge to open all federal land and waters for fossil fuel…

Watch out @OPEC here comes #Trump OPEC's job of trying to prop up oil prices has just got much harder. With Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidential election the 14-country oil-producing cartel may have to battle a sourer outlook for the global economy and weaker demand for crude. It also faces the prospect of increased U.S. oil output - a major bugbear for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries - given Trump's pledge to open all federal land and waters for fossil fuel…

Third Mainland Bridge: Police Nab More Suspects... patrolling waterways

Third Mainland Bridge: Police Nab More Suspects... patrolling waterways

94-Year-Old Woman Elected as Sarpanch    Make some room please clear some space and meet the new sarpanch. Bhamburwadi village in Pune has just elected a new head who could be the oldest sarpanch in the country. Meet 94-year-old Gangubai Nivrutti Bhambure. Despite being in her nineties Gangubai is fierce active has a strong physique and great eyesight. She wakes up at 5 am does household chores and then goes out in the village to see what is going on every day.  She has four sons and a…

94-Year-Old Woman Elected as Sarpanch Make some room please clear some space and meet the new sarpanch. Bhamburwadi village in Pune has just elected a new head who could be the oldest sarpanch in the country. Meet 94-year-old Gangubai Nivrutti Bhambure. Despite being in her nineties Gangubai is fierce active has a strong physique and great eyesight. She wakes up at 5 am does household chores and then goes out in the village to see what is going on every day. She has four sons and a…

Beautiful Mug Shot Of Shailene Woodley   The Fault in our Stars/Insurgence actress Shailene Woodley wasarrested on Monday for criminal trespassing while she was protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in Bismarck.  Shortly after her arrest her mug shot was released. This is usually where the cringing comes in but unlike most mug shots Woodleys is beautiful.  Not one hair is out of place in her French-braid pigtails with a side part and her skin looks flawless under that harsh fluorescent…

Beautiful Mug Shot Of Shailene Woodley The Fault in our Stars/Insurgence actress Shailene Woodley wasarrested on Monday for criminal trespassing while she was protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in Bismarck. Shortly after her arrest her mug shot was released. This is usually where the cringing comes in but unlike most mug shots Woodleys is beautiful. Not one hair is out of place in her French-braid pigtails with a side part and her skin looks flawless under that harsh fluorescent…

Oct. 1, 2016 - ThinkProgress.org - The growing indigenous spiritual movement that could save the planet

Oct. 1, 2016 - ThinkProgress.org - The growing indigenous spiritual movement that could save the planet

Yesterday on Thanksgiving: Native Americans Were Beaten, Gassed & Shot in North Dakota

Yesterday on Thanksgiving: Native Americans Were Beaten, Gassed & Shot in North Dakota

Read President Buhari's Independence Day Message To Nigerians    Today  1st October is a day of celebration for us Nigerians.  On this day 56 years ago our people achieved the most important of all human desires  freedom and independence. We should all therefore give thanks and pray for our founding fathers without whose efforts and toil we would not reap the bounties of today.  I know that uppermost in your minds today is the economic crisis. The recession for many individuals and families…

Read President Buhari's Independence Day Message To Nigerians Today 1st October is a day of celebration for us Nigerians. On this day 56 years ago our people achieved the most important of all human desires freedom and independence. We should all therefore give thanks and pray for our founding fathers without whose efforts and toil we would not reap the bounties of today. I know that uppermost in your minds today is the economic crisis. The recession for many individuals and families…

Niger Delta Crisis Worsens as New Group Gives FG Seven-day Ultimatum   MilitantsDemands release of Kanu Dasuki Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa and Sylvester Idowu in Warri The restiveness in the Niger Delta worsened wednesday with the emergence of another militant group Red Egbesu Water Lions demanding the release of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu and the former National Security Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan Col. Sambo Dasuki rtd. The group in a…

Niger Delta Crisis Worsens as New Group Gives FG Seven-day Ultimatum MilitantsDemands release of Kanu Dasuki Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa and Sylvester Idowu in Warri The restiveness in the Niger Delta worsened wednesday with the emergence of another militant group Red Egbesu Water Lions demanding the release of the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu and the former National Security Adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan Col. Sambo Dasuki rtd. The group in a…

Police uncover illegal oil wells in homes in Lagos    The police in Lagos have discovered at least 12 shallow oil wells in some homes in the Ilasamaja area of the State.  The wells which could pass for ordinary water wells were said to have been built by landlords of the buildings to illegally scoop diesel from pipelines belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and selling to members of the public. NNPC pipelines run through the ground in the area.Some of the affected…

Police uncover illegal oil wells in homes in Lagos The police in Lagos have discovered at least 12 shallow oil wells in some homes in the Ilasamaja area of the State. The wells which could pass for ordinary water wells were said to have been built by landlords of the buildings to illegally scoop diesel from pipelines belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and selling to members of the public. NNPC pipelines run through the ground in the area.Some of the affected…