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U’khand, UP to sign pact on Jamrani dam project soon 27.4.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Dehradun, April 26 The state government is on the verge of signing the memorandum of understanding with the Uttar Pradesh government for starting construction on the Jamrani multipurpose irrigation dam project within a month. “What ever differences the two states had over the years on the issue have been ironed out. During the meeting of Chief Minister TS Rawat with his UP counterpart in Lucknow in early April, it has been decided to expedite the matter. The entire formalities will be completed within a month,” said Om Prakash, Additional Chief Secretary, Uttarakhand. He had accompanied Chief Minister TS Rawat during his April visit to Lucknow. The multipurpose dam envisaged in 1975 is expected to provide drinking water for not only the people of Haldwani and Nainital but also will quench the thirst of nearby Bijnor and Rampur districts in Uttar Pradesh. Steps for finally resolving the matter between UP and Uttarakhand began in 2015 and the nitty-gritty of the MoU that will be ...
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Police complaint on overpriced water 27.4.2017 Noida - City - The Times of India
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Departments to help GHMC fence lakes in urban areas 27.4.2017
Hyderabad: In a bid to protect water bodies like tanks, ponds and nalas in IT corridor, the GHMC is working with the irrigation department and installing fencing and compound walls them. The GHMC, which has announced a plan to beautify urban water bodies, has requested the irrigation department to take up beautification works at 24 of the 185 tanks under the government’s Mission Kakatiya programme. In phase-I, the irrigation department is concentrating on four water bodies in the IT corridor, including Devuni Kunta in Nanakramguda, Komatikunta in Gopanpally, Pedda Cheruvu in Lingampally and Malkam Cheruvu in Raidurgam. The teams, comprising staff from GHMC, revenue and irrigation departments, have been carrying out surveys at these lakes since a week and have fixed the boundaries of the tanks based on the Full Tank Level (FTL) records available with the irrigation department. GHMC commissioner B. Janardhan Reddy told DC that the decision was taken during a recent review meeting chaired by irrigation and ...
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3 irrigation schemes inaugurated in Haroli 27.4.2017 The Tribune
Our Correspondent Una, April 26 Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri today inaugurated three irrigation schemes in the Haroli segment on which Rs 2.2 crore has been spent. The schemes dedicated to the farmers of Thakaran, Kuthar Beet and Makodgarh villages will collectively irrigate about 70 hectares. Speaking on the occasion, Agnihotri said irrigation and drinking water were traditionally, the major problem areas of the Haroli segment, adding every single village had been provided with piped drinking water and irrigation facilities during the last four years. He said a medium irrigation scheme estimated at Rs 44 crore was almost ready for commissioning, which would provide irrigation in six panchayats situated at a high altitude in the segment. The minister said the three-day Haroli Festival, which would be inaugurated by Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on 28 April, had been declared as a district-level festival by the state government. He said besides cultural events, the festival would showcase the ...
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Mayor contests report on tank surface cracks 27.4.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Shimla, April 26 Though the district administration has denied any visible cracks on 300 square metre surface area of the 107-year-old Ridge storage tank, Shimla Mayor Sanjay Chauhan has contested the report. He was hopeful that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would direct the state government tomorrow to ban big rallies and functions on The Ridge to preserve the sanctity of this stone masonry heritage drinking water tank. What has raised concerns of residents is that the Shimla Municipal Corporation (SMC) and other government agencies have never done a structural safety audit of the storage tank that supplies 45 lakh litre of water to the residents. The Mayor cited a report of inspection of the water tank carried by municipal engineers on February 2, 2017. The report, which is with The Tribune, says that during the cleaning, first three chambers have developed cracks and this report has been taken up for further action. He said the corporation had prepared a plan for safety of the ...
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Neduvasal stirs stall water mapping project in state 27.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Daily water supply resumes in city, as corporation withdraws rationing 27.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Withdrawing water rationing in the city, Mangaluru City Corporation on Wednesday resumed daily water supply, according to Mayor Kavita Sanil. Addressing presspersons here, the Mayor said that the wate...
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GHMC takes help of state wings to fight inundation 27.4.2017
Hyderabad: Following the bitter experiences during heavy rains in September and October of last year, the GHMC, in coordination with irrigation, revenue and other departments, will be constructing rainwater drains at colonies susceptible to inundation like Bandari Layout, Datri Nagar in Kukatpally and Manasa Sarovar Heights in Hasmathpet. An official from engineering wing said that Rs 1.49 crore would be spent in Circle 14A and Rs 1.01 crore in Circle 14B.  “We have already completed a few minor works at these colonies. Once the tender process completes, we will begin rainwater drain works, widening of existing nalas and installing pipelines against open nalas,” the official said. In Circle 14A, officials have earlier finished seven works of rainwater drains and Hyderabad Metro Rail constructed a culvert at Kali Mandir Junction and near Kalyaninagar nala in Balanagar.  Backwater from the Kalyaninagar nala during heavy rains has been resulting in inundation in surrounding colonies. An official said that ...
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2 officers suspended 27.4.2017 The Tribune
Chandigarh, April 26 Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today suspended two officers of different departments for dereliction of duty in implementation of the CM announcements, besides calling explanation of one other.  The orders of suspension and explanation were issued by the Chief Minister while he was presiding over a review meeting of the CM announcements of Nuh district, held here today. Those who have been suspended include Executive Engineer, Irrigation, RK Bodhwal, posted in Nuh, and Assistant Research Officer, Finance Department, Manoj. Bodhwal had not showing due interest in implementation of the CM announcements of Irrigation Department regarding construction of a new minor from Gurgaon Canal to Ujina drain, Manoj was suspended for recording incorrect status of the CM announcement regarding opening of new branch of State Bank of India in Anaj Mandi, Punhana. Explanation of Financial Advisor, Haryana Bureau of Public Enterprises, Kiran Lekha Walia, has also been called in the latter case. — ...
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Venue decked up for the event 27.4.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Unprecedented arrangements are being made for the TRS public meeting commemorating its 16th Foundation Day here on Thursday.Arrangement essential for a gathering of more than 10 lakh people in severe ...
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GHMC continues crackdown against hotels in Hyderabad 26.4.2017 thehansindia3900
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Gadkari blames Cong-NCP govts’ ‘bad policies’ for farmer suicides 26.4.2017 TOI: Pune Times
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Irrigation dept to sell grabbed land to those who built houses 26.4.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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Soaring heat affects normal life in Odisha 26.4.2017 Orissa News, Bhubaneshwar News, Bhubaneshwar City News | Times of India Orissa City News
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Enquiry ordered into Hudkeshwar-Narsala works 26.4.2017 Nagpur News, Latest Nagpur News Headlines & Live Updates - Times of India
Guardian minister Bawankule had received complaints of substandard work.
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No Ramzan relief from Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation raids 26.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
No Ramzan relief from Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation raids
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Vacating stay on Sundilla acquisition not urgent: High court 26.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Vacating stay on Sundilla acquisition not urgent: High court
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Nabard surpasses FY17 assistance target by 50% in Odisha 26.4.2017 Latest News
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) has extended financial support to the tune of Rs 14716 crore to Odisha during 2016-17, an achievement of a whopping 149 per cent of the target of Rs 9868 assigned to it for last fiscal.The total financial support to the state government, banks, corporations and other agencies like non-governmental organizations and producers' organizations during the fiscal under review has seen a rise of 76 per cent compared to Rs 8368 crore disbursed during 2015-16.Odisha has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of Nabard's Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) under which loans are extended to the state government for critical rural infrastructure projects in sectors like irrigation, roads, bridges. The total loans disbursed to Odisha government during the fiscal stood at Rs 2406 crore.The cumulative RIDF disbursements in Odisha at the end of March 2017 stood at Rs 12324.71 crore."Under the long-term irrigation fund instituted by .
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Now, farmers in Haryana can market their produce 26.4.2017 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
The farmer groups can now register themselves under Companies Act by forming ‘Farmers Producers Organisations’ (FPO) and do marketing of their farm produce.
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Coimbatore: Mosques take steps to conserve water for summer, build water harvesting plants 26.4.2017 India Today| Must Read
People of Coimbatore have decided to install water recycling in various mosques across the city.
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