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Category: Conventional :: Hydel
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Massive dam plans for Arunachal 17.2.2008 India Together - Environment

The laying of the foundation stone by the PM for a project that is not even legally cleared is an indication of the mood in which the current dam building spree is being pushed, especially in Arunachal Pradesh, which has most of the untapped hydel potential. Shripad Dharmadhikary reports.
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More accidents at dam sites 23.10.2007 India Together - Environment

Bureaucratic control of river flow by a single agency is responsible for recurring disasters. The management of ageing dams is driven by fear as much as anything else, and this in turn causes other risks. Himanshu Upadhyaya reports.
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The other side of the dam 12.9.2007 India Together - Environment

With the damming of the rivers has come a great wave of unaccountable administration. Waters are held back without warning, and released without warning. In both cases, there is little time for the affected communities to react. Shripad Dharmadhikary writes.
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Here a breach, there a breach 28.8.2007 India Together - Environment

Incidents of cracks, breaches and outright collapse of dams have been reported often in the last few years. But the country's water resources establishment maintains an ad-hoc attitude, responding to each disaster as it unfolds, often to little effect. Himanshu Upadhyaya reports.
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Rural water supply: The Hebballi experience 5.8.2007 India Together - Environment

The village of Hebballi in the Krishna river basin is a striking example of a successful and sustainable piped water supply in rural India. While challenges still remain, this experience shows that some steps towards equity and sustainability can be taken in many other places too. S Vishwanath reports.
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Whittling away at NPV costs 27.7.2007 India Together - Environment

What is the right compensation for forest lands that are converted to non-forest use? How can this be calculated? Increasingly, one finds that project proponents are mounting a range of arguments to plead for the reduction of, or outright exemption from bearing such costs. Kanchi Kohli reports.
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A faint new wind at NEAA 9.3.2007 India Together - Environment

Despite rejecting yet another appeal brought before it, the newly reconstituted Environment Appellate Authority accepts that the rules for environment clearances and project monitoring must be strengthened. Kanchi Kohli reports that this may mark a welcome new direction for the organisation.
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How much for that forest? 6.3.2007 India Together - Environment

When a large hydropower projects results in the conversion of forest land, or its submergence, what is the right amount of money to be paid as compensation for this ecological loss? Himanshu Upadhyaya finds that developers are seeking creative arguments to lower the costs to themselves.
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How much, for submerging that forest? 6.3.2007 India Together - Environment
When a large hydropower projects results in the conversion of forest land, or its submergence, what is the right amount of money to be paid as compensation for this ecological loss? Himanshu Upadhyaya finds that developers are seeking creative arguments to lower the costs to themselves.
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More self-goals by the PFC 23.12.2006 India Together
Three years after a loan disbursal to the Jindal Thermal Power Company Ltd. for a power project in Karnataka, the public-sector Power Finance Corporation has drawn flak from the Comptroller and Auditor General for having offered undue benefits to Jindal and causing a loss of Rs.13.48 crores to itself. Himanshu Upadhyaya digs deeper.
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Water meters help consumers as well as suppliers 22.11.2006 India Together
With a properly metered water bill, consumers have a much better chance of being heard than otherwise. Yes, there are justified concerns abouts rights and equity when we talk of water, but metering is not anti-poor. In fact, used well, it can address their demands powerfully, says S Vishwanath.
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NEAA rejecting clearance appeals coldly 21.6.2005 India Together - Environment

On 20 May, the National Environment Appellate Authority refused to admit two appeals cases where citizens and panchayat representatives in Uttaranchal had challenged Central government clearances to two hydro-electric power projects, on grounds of failure in due process. Kanchi Kohli was at the hearings.
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High 'court' of appeals, 2004: no cases 28.1.2005 India Together - Environment

The National Environmental Appellate Authority came into being in 1997 for citizens concerned with environmental impact to challenge central government clearances. But the Law Commission of India pointed out not long ago that this forum of final appeals "had very little work". Kanchi Kohli discovers more.
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This money grows on trees 1.8.2004 India Together - Economy

Himanshu Upadhyaya chronicles the unchecked financing improprieties around Madhya Pradesh's Maheshwar Hydroelectric Power project.
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Himachal power project under scrutiny 1.6.2004 India Together - Environment

Kanchi Kohli reports from the public meetings on a Hydro Electric Project that involves diverting a river tributary near Manali in Himachal Pradesh.
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Protest held in PoK on World Environment Day to save rivers 1.1.1970 Sify News
[PoK], June 5 (ANI): People here on the occasion of World Environment Day on Wednesday held a protest against Pakistan government's decision to divert the water of river Jhelum and build
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London: Kashmiris hold protest against Pakistan, demand to stop exploiting water resources in PoK 1.1.1970 Sify News
[UK], Apr 17 (ANI): People belonging to Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), who are residing in London and other parts of the United Kingdom, organised a protest outside the Pakistan High Commission
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SBI commits Rs 6,560 crore to Nepal's power project 1.1.1970 Sify News
[Nepal], Mar 30 (ANI): Three banks, including the State Bank of India (SBI), committed over Rs 7,800 crore as a loan for Nepal's biggest hydropower project, during the two-day Nepal Investment
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US ties going to take new turn: Pakistan Foreign Minister 1.1.1970 Sify News
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Islamabad's ties with Washington are set to take a new turn on account of the country's role in the US-Taliban peace dialogues.
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India-Nepal relation reached new heights with bilateral visits during my regime: Oli 1.1.1970 Sify News
[Nepal], Feb 14 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Thursday asserted that Indo-Nepal relations have reached new heights following the bilateral visits made during his tenure.
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