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Category: Irrigated :: canal
Last updated: Oct 21 2017 01:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Farmers want check dams across Palar 21.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
They voice their concern over encroachments on waterbodies and canals across Vellore district
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Officials indicate release of Vaigai water soon 20.10.2017 Hindu: News
Water position better compared to previous year: Collector
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TB dam just 3.23 feet away from max level 17.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Tungabhadra reservoir is just 3.23 feet away from reaching its maximum level. This follows copious rain in the dams catchment areas. This is the first time that the reservoir is nearing full capacity in the last couple of years. The present water level in the dam is 1,629 feet against the maximum level of 1,633 feet. The inflow, which was 30,219 cusecs on Monday, came down to 13,738 cusecs on Tuesday. A total of 23.23 tmc ft flowed into the dam since October 1. Farmers in the basin of the dam could not harvest a second crop in the last two years. There w as acute shortage of drinking water during summer. Farmers are hopeful that this year they can opt for a second crop if the present water level is maintained in the first week of December. The states share in the Tungabhadra is 60%, while undivided Andhra Pradesh gets the rest. All canals of the reservoir are getting water since September 1. The canals will get water till January to benefit the ...
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Farmers demand water from Mettur Dam 16.10.2017 Hindu: Home
To raise paddy under East-West Canal system
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From drought to a flood-like situation in Kurnool, Kadapa districts 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
All the reservoirs in the two districts are brimming with water thanks to the heavy rain in the last fortnight
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Farmers warn 'Jail Bharo' on Oct 17 13.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Farmers of the district, who have been staging an indefinite protest for the past four days against illegal mining activities and demanding the release of water from Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) and Hemavathy reservoirs for summer crops, warned the government of staging a 'Jail Bharo' protest if their demands are not met. Addressing the agitators here on Friday, Raitha Sangha vice president Konasale Narasaraju said that the government is neglecting farmers. "If it fails to respond to the protest, it would become inevitable to stage a 'Jail Bharo' on October 17," he said. Pointing out that drought and insufficient rains are due to illegal mining activities, he said the district in-charge minister should convene a meeting and release water to all the canals under KRS and Hemavathy limits to enable farmers to take up cultivation of crops. The government has failed to distribute drought compensation. As the compensation amount is not reaching farmers, they are anxious. The authorities concerned should take ...
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CM appeals farmers for registration under Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana 12.10.2017 Central Chronicle
Bhopal : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Mukhya Mantri Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana should... more »
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Flood in Krishna brings cheer to Prakasam farmers 12.10.2017 Hindu: National
Sure of getting water to raise paddy or ID crops in 4.44 lakh acres
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After drought, floods add to farmers’ misery in Raichur 11.10.2017 Hindu: News
Incessant rain lashing the district for the last one month has shattered their dreams of a good yield this season
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Country set for good Rabi season due to late rains: Agriculture Secretary 10.10.2017 ET: Agriculture
Most parts of northwest and central India received deficit rainfall, but farmers in Punjab and Haryana have access to canal irrigation that helps them plant even if rainfall is scanty.
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Heavy showers continue to batter Raichur district 7.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Heavy rain continued to lash Raichur town and parts of the district. Downpour on Saturday afternoon threw normal life out of gear in the town. The showers left the roads in the town under 3 feet of water, causing grave inconvenience to the motorists and the pedestrians. Roads in Nijalingappa Colony, Siyatalab, LBS Nagar, Haji Colony, Mochiwada and Harijanwada resembled canals. The UGD works across the town have only worsened the situation. Many houses in the low-laying areas were inundated with rainwater. Parts of Lingasugur, including Mudgal, Maski, Hatti and Gurgunta, experienced heavy rain on Friday night. The incessant rain in the last one week has turned the rural roads in the taluk into paddy fields. Huda in Sindhanur taluk recorded 87.8mm on Saturday, highest rain in the district. The unrelenting showers have left the farmers in the district worried. They fear losing ready-for-harvest crop due to wet weather. If showers continue for next few days, the crop will rot, rue aggrieved farmers of ...
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KCR directs release of water from Singur for second crop 7.10.2017 HBL: Home
Telanagana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has directed release of water from Singur for the second crop covering about two lakh acres of land.This follows a request made by T Harish Rao and Pocha...
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Water released in irrigation canals 7.10.2017 Hindu: News
Farmers, officials hopeful of good samba season
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Thundershowers lash North Karnataka districts 6.10.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Several districts in North Karnataka received heavy showers, accompanied by thunder and lightning, while the south interior districts had some respite from the showers on Friday. Parts of Gadag district, including Nargund, Ron and Mundargi, experienced moderate to heavy rain for over two hours on Friday. Downpour threw life out of gear in Nargund town and several villages in the taluk. Several muddy houses have suffered partial damage in the rain. The overflowing Tungabhadra river has flooded the paddy fields at Hesaruru, Korlahalli, Gangapur, Singtalur, Hammige and surrounding villages in Mundaragi taluk. The ready-for-harvest jowar, maize, sunflower crop on a vast tract of land on either side of the Singtalur Lift Irrigation scheme canal is under water. Thunderstorm lashed Chittapur taluk in Kalaburagi district on Friday. A woman was struck dead by lightning at Bennur (B) village. Eramma Nagappa Naikodi (28), along with her husband, was returning home from in a bullock cart when the lightning struck ...
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Lake in Guttal in Haveri dist fills up after 25 yrs 6.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Since two months, the Upper Tunga canal water is being released into the historic big lake of Guttal town and the lake has filled upto the brim after 25 years. On October 10, State Water Resource Minister M B Patil and Panchayatraj and Rural Development Minister H K Patil will offer Bagina to the lake. As the lake is full, the underground water-level has increased and more than 600 borewells and open wells have rejuvenated. This has cheered the farmers, shepherds and dairy farmers of the area. Due to drought since three consecutive years, water shortage problem was intensive in Guttal area even in June. But water is being constantly released from the Upper Tunga Project canal since two months and this has filled the big lake spread over 189 acre. "With the lake being full, there is less possibility of water shortage in summers. Also, the water yielding capacity of the wells and borewells has improved and this will further ease the situation", said District In-charge Minister Rudrappa Lamani. "Due to ...
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Srikakulam district on heavy rain alert 6.10.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Collector holds a teleconference with officials
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Delta farmers preparing fields 5.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
To use available water to cultivate one full samba crop
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Crops damaged as Visvesvaraya canal breaches 4.10.2017 Hindu: National
Concrete lining of the canal had developed cracks, say villagers
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Bumper crop expected as paddy procurement begins in Punjab, Haryana 2.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Procurement of paddy officially began in agrarian states Punjab and Haryana on Monday with food and supplies officials saying that a bumper crop is expected this Kharif season.
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Blumberg Grain to invest more in Egypt on storage sites, plant 2.10.2017 TOI: Intl Business
BLUMBERG GRAIN-EGYPT/ (PIX):Blumberg Grain to invest more in Egypt on storage sites, plant
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