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Banqiao Dam History

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Indian History Rewritten
The Indian civilisation, considered to be the product of clash and subsequent inter mixture of the white-skinned civilised invaders and the dark savages native to India, has been rightly questioned in recent years, and the mischievously fabricated history of...
History & Anthropology >> Indic / Vedic
The Truth Behind the History of the Necronomicon
I don't think there are many people out there who haven't heard of the Necronomicon and the dreadful things connected with it. We've all heard the theories about how it is a Satanist tool; actual copies of the book are bound in human skin and how you risk...
Deities & Heros >> Chthulu
History of the Egyptian Religion, part I: Early Dynastic Period
I - Predynastic - Early Dynastic Period. The temples were in essence the *Home of the God* and thus a place where only Pharaoh as the Son of God and those he appointed as his deputies, could meet with the god. This goes all the way back to Archaic and...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part II: The Old Kingdom
II - The Old Kingdom ca 2686-2181 BC During the Old Kingdom the Egyptian society moved from tribal communities to a fully developed theocratic system, where the power of the king was absolute. The great pyramids of Dynasty 4 was made possible by technological...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part IV: Middle Kingdom
First Intermediate - Middle Kingdom (ca 2181 -1786 bc.) The powers that built the solar temples of the 5th dynasty and the pyramids of the 6th dynasty weakened towards the end of the Old Kingdom, perhaps as a result of eroding economics, leaving the King less...
Religions >> Egyptian

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The Forgotten Legacy of the Banqiao Dam Collapse
During the 1950s, over 100 dams and reservoirs were built just in Zhumadian Prefecture of Henan Province along with Banqiao. When the Great Leap Forward began in 1958, the campaign was held up as a national model to “give primacy to water ...
China's grim history of industrial accidents
It happened when a dam holding back sludge at an unlicensed iron ore mine burst after torrential rain. China has an abysmal record on mine safety. That 2008 disaster was followed by a mine blast in February 2009 in the same province, in which 73 people ...
5 of History's Worst Engineering Disasters
The Banqiao Reservoir Dam Collapse: In 1975, a once-in-a-millennium flood came roaring down the River Ru in China. Engineers had not planned for such an event and the dam failed.
Dams in Distress
The Banqiao Dam was built in 1951, the year after Chairman Mao called for dams to be built to tame the disaster-prone Huaihe River, which flows through Henan Province. Zhumadian city had built more than 100 new dams between 1956 and 1957. However ...
Major banks put up nearly €1bn for controversial Balkan dams, says report
“Even small hydropower dams can deprive local people of water they need for irrigation. They can stop fish migrating and impact on water quality by turning flowing streams into stagnant bodies of water. Rafters and fishermen can't use the waterways and ...

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