User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
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Seminar on aquaculture potential in NE 31.8.2015 The Assam Tribune
Seminar on aquaculture potential in NE
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'Price rise, desilting of rivers key voter concerns' 31.8.2015 TOI: All Headlines
'Price rise, desilting of rivers key voter concerns'
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Conservation project helps revive Mahseer in rivers 31.8.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Conservation project helps revive Mahseer in rivers
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Watershed Programmes Recommended in Drought-hit Marathwada 31.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Decentralised tanks, watershed schemes can fix drought: Study 31.8.2015 Asian Age: Mumbai
File photo of the parched Marathwada region The water resource department has recommended a long-term policy for Marathwada region to overcome the drought situation. The report of the department based on the Godavari river basin study has recommended creating a decentralised small water reservoir, promoting watershed programme along with Jal Yukta Shivar to bring 94 per cent land under water catchments area and promoting cultivation of oilseed and pulses, instead of crops under protective irrigation.The joint planning, review and implementation committee headed by the executive director of water resource department prepared the report. The recommendations were based taking into considering the population and requirement of water for drinking, agriculture and industries sector in 2030.According to a senior rank officer from the water resources department, the planning of Godavari basin will not only help to locate small and medium dams, but also will also help direct how to overcome the drought situation ...
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Water-level at KRS reservoir plunges 31.8.2015 Hindu: News
From 110 ft in the first week of August, it dipped to 104.41 ft
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Khammam farmers on the edge 31.8.2015 Hindu: News
Demand immediate release of water
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Briefly 31.8.2015 Hindu: Cities

Illegal cattle transportation

The city police have said that those who have information regarding illegal cattle transporation or cattle theft could pass on the information...
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‘Irrigation projects are being redesigned, not shelved’ 31.8.2015 Hindu: News
Pranahita-Chevella, MMD and Thotapalli started by Congress, but were delayed due to swindling of money: MP
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Lamas raise pitch against hydel projects in Tawang 31.8.2015 Guwahati - City - The Times of India
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Sudden discharge from dam causes concern 31.8.2015 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Sudden discharge of a large quantum of water from Palar-Porundhalar dam poses a grave threat to maintaining drinking water supply to Palani town.Because of the sudden release, water level ha...
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‘Rayalaseema to get water from Pattiseema by mid-Sept.’ 31.8.2015 Hindu: Vijayawada
The Pattiseema project will help irrigate 25,000 acres of parched land in Rayalaseema and Krishna deltas, with every tmcft of Godavari river water being drawn through it, according to Chief Enginee...
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Study for river transport 31.8.2015 Kolkata News, Kolkata City News | Cities News - Times of India
Following a central proposal to develop a water transport service along 12 rivers in Bengal, the state irrigation and waterways department has started a survey to come up with a plan to spruce up the rivers to make them ...
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Drinking Water Gets Priority Over Irrigation in Karnataka 31.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
The state government has also advised farmers not to grow water-intensive crops like paddy and sugarcane.
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Sudden discharge from dam - The Hindu 31.8.2015 dam - Google News
Sudden discharge from dam The Hindu Because of the sudden release, water level has gone down to 26.3 feet from 30.27 feet a week ago. Officials of the Palani municipality expressed a grave concern over poor storage in the dam, which is the main drinking water source to major parts of the ...
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Decentralised tanks, watershed schemes can fix drought: Study 31.8.2015 Asian Age: Mumbai
File photo of the parched Marathwada region The water resource department has recommended a long-term policy for Marathwada region to overcome the drought situation. The report of the department based on the Godavari river basin study has recommended creating a decentralised small water reservoir, promoting watershed programme along with Jal Yukta Shivar to bring 94 per cent land under water catchments area and promoting cultivation of oilseed and pulses, instead of crops under protective irrigation.The joint planning, review and implementation committee headed by the executive director of water resource department prepared the report. The recommendations were based taking into considering the population and requirement of water for drinking, agriculture and industries sector in 2030.According to a senior rank officer from the water resources department, the planning of Godavari basin will not only help to locate small and medium dams, but also will also help direct how to overcome the drought situation ...
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Silence is Deep, Unending 31.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
One can shut oneself off from noise, but there is no enclosure against silence; no wall can shut it out, there is no resistance against it
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Roads to bridges cave in after overnight rain 31.8.2015 Telegraph: North Bengal
The approach road to a bridge on NH31C caved in this morning after continuous rain in the past 24 hours, disrupting traffic on the highway.
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Cauvery water flows quietly to Tamil Nadu 30.8.2015 deccanherald.com
While Water Resources Minister M B Patil has been persistently denying on releasing water to Tamil Nadu from KRS dam, citing low reservoir level, water is being released to neighbouring state. The minister had recently said that the water level in the KRS reservoir is low and that the water would be retained in the dam to meet drinking water needs and irrigation. He added that water would not be released to Tamil Nadu. On Sunday, a total of 7,805 cusecs of water was released from the dam. Of which, 3,261 cusecs of water was released into Visvesvaraya Canal while 4,367 cusecs was released to Cauvery river. Of the water released to river, about 2,200 cusecs of water reaches Chikkadevaraya, Virija, Bangaradoddi, Ramaswamy and Rajaparameshwari canals for agricultural activities, while the remaining 2,167 cusec flows to Tamil Nadu, according to Cauvery Neeravari Nigam sources. The Cauvery Consultative Committee meeting resolved to release the water into the canals on a rotation basis. Accordingly, the water ...
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KPTCL steps up to the plate to ease power problem 30.8.2015 deccanherald.com
There seems to be some relief in store for people in the State who have been facing hardships due to unscheduled power cuts soon after the BBMP elections. The Karnataka Power Corporation Transmission Limited (KPTCL) is purchasing power from various sources in September and has repaired all thermal units to augment supply. According to Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) officials, the City is facing a shortage of 750- 800 MW. The KPTCL and Bescom blamed failure of south west monsoon and severe drought for the shortage. Linganamakki, one of the biggest reservoirs, has only 44.7 per cent storage, Supa across the Sharavathi river has 42 per cent and Mani has 62 per cent. According to KPTCL officials, all the water cannot be used as they have to keep it for summer. Normally, Udupi Power Corporation Limited (UPCL) generates 1,200 MW, but for a week now, only one unit is generating 600 MW. The case with Ballari Thermal Power Station (BTPS) and Raichur Thermal Power Station (RTPS) is no ...
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