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CM’s Principal Secretary reviews cage and pearl culture projects 26.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
CM’s Principal Secretary reviews cage and pearl culture projects
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Flood Fury 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The entire nation is in the grip of flood fury as never before. The dams are full and all the rivers in the high spate. In Madhya Pradesh all dams are full and gates opened to discharge the excess water. The rivers are already in flood and dam water added to it has caused much more flood in it and village and towns on its of banks pushed in wash away situation. The Bargi Dam on Narmada all the 15 gates are opened. The highest Narmada dam Sardar Sarovar dam in Gujarat it all 25 gates were opened to discharge excess water. In Sidhi and Dhar tanks breached submerging many villages.  In Madhya Pradesh the flood situation is worse in Khargaon and Badwani. The national and state ways are badly damaged and many of roads are totally washed away.  All the metro cities and big cities are affected by flood. In Kolhapur and Sangli in Maharashtra the ground floor of all the houses are under water. In Himalayan hill states Himachal, Uttarakhand in heavy landslide mountains have come down on roads blocking traffic ...
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Crop Conditions 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The delay in monsoon by a fortnight has affected agricultural operations in the country. It is the time for summer crop planting which has gone down by 27 per cent in comparison to usual and last year sowing. Monsoon rains have covered the nation. The Mumbai which is generally lashed by downpour in June is experiencing it now in the July month. It is record break rains there. The weather office has warned the people of Mumbai of very heavy rainfall in coming four days. The people of urban areas are flooded with the news of floods all over and water logging in all the cities and towns. But in the agro sector the situation is different. This year the pre-monsoon rains were very scanty and farmers could not prepare their fields for timely sowing. The farmers start planting the summer crops known as Kharif from June 1 expecting monsoon within few days. But this year it was double hit on farmers and agriculture. There were virtually no pre-monsoon rains and monsoon come late by fortnight. The agricultural ...
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Agro Measures 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The monsoon is over. The rains and deficient in the Madhya Pradesh. Despite initially heavy rains the beginning could not fill up many water bodies like Bhoj Sagar and Kerwa Dam of Capital Bhopal. The plight and problem of the agriculture sector is to provide water fields as the crops now need irrigation urgently some irrigation pumps operate on diesel and the diesel is becoming costly on regular basis. The Government must ensure irrigation to farmers at this hour when seeding has started in the crops. The Narmada water supply in the capital is eratic and many localities and not setting water at all.The State Government before the advent of monsoon launched the scheme of talabs in every villages. Still it is not known how may new talab were dug up and having water. Crops require urgent water supply.
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Ganga Activist Sacrifice 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Professor Mr.GD Agarwal alias Swami Gyan Swaroop Sananda sacrificed himself for the cause of making Ganga Clean. Medically he died of cardiac arrest (heart fail) but actually he died of inaction of the Ganga Action Plan authorities. The 87 year old retired IIT professor was on fast for 111 days since June 22 to protest against the alleged inaction in taking measures to make Ganga clean. Earlier in 2011 another Swami Nigamanand died after fasting for more than two months seeking ban on illegal mining in Ganga River. Before his death Professor Agarwal declared he would not take fluids from October 10 and would die before the Dussehra festival which is on October 19. The Government apathy towards the Professor is a moral crime besides repulsive administrative function. The call to clean all rivers was given by socialist leader Dr.Ram Manohar Lohia but it went to deaf ears of the Government. It remained just an idea. But actually it was Prime Minister Mr.Rajiv Gandhi who originated the Ganga Action Plan ...
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Health Hazard 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
After the flood devastation of almost of entire State the Kerala is facing the another calamity of peculiar epidemic of rat fever – leptospirosis. About 200 people are affected and 30 dead so far. Its symptoms are body ache and high fever. The danger of cholera and typhoid are also looming large on Kerala. The saying of miseries never come alone in prevailing in the state. Those who have been brought to relief camps are getting medial help but those who are still away are living at high risk health hazard. Many cattle heads and other creatures like rats, cats, dogs etc. have perished and now its caracas are decaying in mud water. The Government, private organizations and volunteers are there in the state helping the people to overcome the tragedy. But the magnitude of the situation is so wide and deep that it is beyond the capacity of the State Government to deal with it alone. The State has to be rebuilt again. The rehabilitation have to be total in action as nothing has remained in the house. ...
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Kerala Devastation 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The devastating flood situation is totally beyond any imagination and the Central Government should declared it as national calamity as it is really so. It is beyond the capacity of the State Government to be deal with such a gigantic catastrophe alone. The Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi after the aerial survey of the flood ravaged state announced Central assistance of Rs.500 crores. The initial assessment is of loss of Rs.25,000 crore. Other states also rushing financial assistance to it. The Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Central and State police all are pressed into rescue and relief service. Out of 13 districts of 11 districts smashed in very high flood devastation. The Kerala is generally getting heavy rains every year and they are accustomed of it. But this year in mere 17 days it rained 170 per cent more. All the dams are full and to save it from collapse in water pressure as a matter of routine the gates of dam opened. In Kerala it is 170 per cent more rains from the sky and on ground ...
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Deluge in Capital 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In Monsoon is active again in the Madhya Pradesh. In capital Bhopal within six hours it rained 116 millimeter about 5 inch. The localities in Bhopal and all other cities, town and villages or so flooded that it become tanks and roads are rivers. The Monsoon come late by 14-15 days on June 22-23. The four month period of rainy season even one month is not over and we are not only in the state but in the entire nation are feeling highly harassed and tormented by it. In Seoni district a dam collapsed and many villages submerged and crops on several hectares destroyed. In capital Bhopal all the nullahs are overflowing and one child was washed away. In the entire heavy rain alert is issued and 15 district it is devastating rains. It is always said that before rain all nullahs are cleared but people residing there say that for many years it were not cleared. Clearing the nullah in a racket and every year crores of rupees are embezzled on this job without doing the job. The State Government in the whole year ...
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Japan floods kill nearly 100 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Tokyo, Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rains unleashed widespread floods and landslides that killed nearly 100, with dozens missing, according to a CNBC News report. Rain tapered off across the western region battered by last week's downpour, revealing blue skies and scorching sun forecast to push temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius (86°F), fueling fears of heatstroke in areas cut off from power or water. "We cannot take baths, the toilet doesn't work and our food stockpile is running low," said Yumeko Matsui, whose home in the city of Mihara has been without water since Saturday. "Bottled water and bottled tea are all gone from convenience stores and other shops," the 23-year-old nursery school worker said at an emergency water supply station. About 12,700 customers had no electricity on Monday, power companies said. Tens of thousands had no water, Japanese media said. The death toll from the rains reached at least 94 after ...
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Water Logging 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
On just a few minutes heavy rains right from Mumbai to Bhopal and every town and village there is water logging and flooding all over. So far it is as Municipal affairs to deal with it. The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior etc all on the eve of rainy seasons claim that measures have taken to clear drainage and nullah system and people will not feel and adverse affect. But the very first rainfall first of all wash off the claims of Municipal Corporation and roads became open drainage and all over floods and traffic is held up in water jam. Now the Central and all State Government should assume the responsibility such water logging and flooding all over. The problem of such vast dimension is beyond the capacity of Municipal bodies. Now it should be concurrent Central and State subject.
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Rain Water Tanks 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Madhya Pradesh is also facing the grave problem of lack of underground water. The Chief Minister this year some months back announced a rural scheme to collect and accumulate rain water throughout the state in all the village as a lasting solution of water scarcity. He declared that under MANREGA works a water tank will be dig in every village of the state to provide year-long safe drinking water and percolate underground water everywhere. He emphatically declared before monsoon by June 15 every village will have tank. The day of June 15 is over and monsoon has arrived. Now people must be informed how many new tanks and the name of the each village where such tanks have come up to fill up with rain water. It is a charge against Mr.Modi that he is uttering “Jamla” his first Jamla of black money flopped. Charge against Mr.Chouhan is that he is making declaration and no implementation. Now Mr.Chouhan should come out with a report card on tank in each and every village of Madhya Pradesh.
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Downpour in Mumbai 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The proverbial heavy monsoon rains lashed the Metropolis Mumbai on Saturday June 9. It was around 100 centimeter rainfall there. As usual every year this year also it brought back all the problems of flooding, water-logging, trains and other air and road traffic coming to grinding halt for hours. The Mumbai Municipal Corporation also as usual assured the people of Mumbai before the outbreak of rains that this year it had made adequate preparations to meet the challenge of downpour and rain waters will flow out rapidly. But nothing of that sort came to save and rescue the people from the deluge. The Corporation said that it had installed high horsepower pumping sets at the places known for water logging of long duration, but at all failed in action and Mumbai remain submersed for long hours. The Mumbai is a city of commuters and local trains like every year on Saturday also they faced the worst wrath of monsoon and remained stranded. It also appears that Mumbaites are habitual and immune to it. They ...
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Environment 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The utilization of natural resources are our natural right and nothing wrong in it. But exploitation or destruction of natural resources are suicidal and disastrous. The world has now realized that it had played havoc with the nature and now it is a question of life and death before the mankind. The measures are being taken on global level to protect the nature to protect ourselves. Recently international Paris Agreement is a very big step to protect and improve the environment. The coal mining industries emitting carbon gasses in the form of smoke, petroleum product releasing toxic gases, excessive use of chemicals like detergents and plastic etc. have ruined the environment. India is facing worest in water pollution and heading towards grave danger. The excessive digging of tube wells and has created a very serious problem that we have last our natural resource in the form of under ground water. It is a rackless, senseless and ignorance and that we indulged in excessive exploitation of under ground ...
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Apakwahar diet is miraculous 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal The 8-day body purification and health camp with apakwahar diet in focus culminated at Aarogya Kendra at Sant Nagar. All the participants expressed their views about apakwahar diet. Vinod Shankar from Surat, Laxmi Narayan Sharma, Kalpana from Ahmedabad, Sadhana Chawla from Bhopal and others expressed their views on natural diet. They said one benefit of eating all-natural foods is a reduction in the consumption of artificial flavorings, colorings and preservatives. People must avoid these products if they are trying to reduce chemical allergies or sensitivities. In addition, minimally processed all-natural and organic foods are more likely to contain whole food sources of beneficial nutrients such as fiber, complex carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. On this occasion Siddha Bhau said we should consume natural food and stay healthy and motivate others to eat natural food. He said the benefits of an organic, all-natural diet include reduced consumption of unwanted or ...
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Heat and Rain 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Overall the state is reeling under the heat wave spell and occasional rains in some places. The highest temperature was recorded at 47 degree Celsius at the Tourist Destinationin Khajuraho and a nearby place Naugaon and showers were witnessed at Pachmarhi, Jabalpur and Chhindwara. Scattered cloud forming in many places are also recorded. It may rain here and there. But traditionally the rainfall during Nautapa is considered as bad omen for rains as it may go defiant. Meanwhile, the reports have come that South Western monsoon has reached Andaman Sea and likely to reach Kerala within four days. There is every possibility that monsoon will come to Madhya Pradesh between June 10-13. The Principal Revenue Secretary of Madhya Pradesh Mr.Arun Pandey has alerted all the Commissioners and Collectors to ensure flood control measure are updated to meet any eventuality. All the drains must be clean to water flow out rapid from the localities. Encroachment on nullahs and construction be removed.
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Mighty Storms 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Mighty high speed dust storms hit across the North-India covering 12 states with core hit in the Uttar Pradesh. It were blowing upto the speed 120 to 130 kilometer per hour. The mango crop in Uttar Pradesh suffered very heavy losses in dropping of fruits, which where about to be picked out. According to the weather office the western disturbances are the main cause and it was combined with three rare weather systems. The western disturbances was created over Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana generating thunder clouds and reached upto Uttar Pradesh and in the Bihar. Here it was combined with moisture coming over from the Bay of Bengal and created high temperature. It created strong force and hitting power in the high speed winds. The western disturbances always occurred at the height of 1500 meter above the ground and when combines with moisture from upcoming water in steam form from the ground water resources the clouds are formed and summer rains occur. The North India is reeling under the heat above 40 ...
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New Talab 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The State Government is working on a long term plan this year for conservation of water with the digging new talab in the villages at the cost of Rs 500 crore to ensure water suplly there for all time to come. The tube well and hand pumps are not reliable rather itself liability during summer by going dry. But the new water body like talab will not only keep the tube with water supply and maintain the under ground water. The Bhopal big lake the Bhojsagar the digging out the silt is going on seriously with active participation of Mayor Mr Alok Sharma and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The Kulansh River that bring in water in the Bhojsagar is being widen and dug deep to have more water to provide Bada talab. The rivers and talab salvage and restoration work will go till June 15. It is hoped by that the time most of the villages will have its own bodies to ensure year long and all the time water available all the time. The water harvesting it appears is forgotten scheme but it must be taken up ...
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Blistering Summer 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Entire Madhya Pradesh is under the intense summer spell with highest 44 degree Celsius in Mandla. The capital Bhopal has it own highest temperature up 41.3 degree Celsius. The mercury crossed 40 degree temperature mark all over the State. The hot winds coming from Rajasthan are causing intense heat conditions in the State. South western winds are blowing in the State at the speed of 16 kilometer per hour. The weather office has predicted no respite in coming days. It has warned the scorching heat is set to go harsh and there would be heat wave conditions by month end. The dry weather will persist.All the civic bodies facing the problem water scarcity. The Ratlam as becoming critical. The monsoon set date in Madhya Pradesh June 10 and occurs around it. But if delayed for some time the water scarcity will go critical every where. The wild animals like tigers and other are coming closes to cities and villages frequently a search of water. With the intensity of heat the water evaporation from open water ...
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Narmada Water 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Due to scanty rains in the last monsoon season the rivers are drying not as a whole but in patches in its length. Narmada is still flowing river but dry also in patches. Baruch the Industrial City of Gujarat on the bank of Narmada the river here has dried up. It is drinking water supply source also. The Gujarat has urged Madhya Pradesh to release more water from the dams on river Narmada to Gujarat. The Madhya Pradesh is also facing the same problem of River Narmada drying up in patches in the state also. All the dams located on Narmada in Madhya Pradesh are for below the level point and Madhya Pradesh also is not in a position to release water from the reservoirs. Gujarat demanding till 30th June 1500 cusec water. The Madhya Pradesh has taken a stand that during the inauguration of Sardar Sarovar Dam by the Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi the Madhya Pradesh released more than enough water from its dams to make the highest dam look full at that ceremony. During such critical period it is very ...
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Digvijay Narmada Yatra 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Narmada Parikrama is a ritual going on all the time as religious act by the people as pilgrimage. But the Chief Minister Mr Shivraj Singh Chauhan give it great character with grand success of his Namo Namimi Narmade as a parikrama to clean the river with massive forestation of fruit trees all along it banks. After him the another personality the ex-chief minister Mr Digvijay Singh along with his wife Amrita Rao embarked upon the Narmada Parikrama from Berman Ghat in Narsinghpur and culminated here also as full circle on April 9. Mr Singh said that he was worried about plight of the revered Narmada river due to illegal sand mining. He demanded that river Narmada required measures for its revival. At the beginning of the yatra Mr Digvijay Singh declared it was his personal and spiritual measures and not a political act he would keep away from politics till it was over. Now with this conclusion Mr Singh resumed his political career and his first political statement he said his aim is to return the ...
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