User: k_ram Topic: Uttarakhand Hydro
Category: Dams
Last updated: Dec 19 2018 18:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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38 Dead After Heavy Rain In Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab 19.8.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Rain in the northern states took at least 38 lives, triggering landslides that stranded hundreds of people in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh and left several areas in Punjab, Haryana and Jammu...
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Current affairs wrap of the day: August 19th, 2019 19.8.2019 Scroll.in
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At least 28 people killed after heavy rain in Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punjab 19.8.2019 Scroll.in
In Delhi, authorities prepared to evacuate everyone living on the Yamuna floodplains by 9 am on Monday.
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24 Killed In Himachal As Heavy Rains Hit Parts Of North India 19.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Rain fury is unfolding in the northern states of India after hundreds were killed and lakhs were forced out of their homes in the southern and western parts of the country earlier this month.
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Heavy Rain Across North India, Several Stranded In Himachal: Live Updates 18.8.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Heavy rain hit several parts of north India on Saturday, including Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. In Punjab, an alert has been sounded in...
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Flood Fury 12.8.2019 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 […]
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"Stop Supporting Terrorism, Else Will Stop River Water": Gadkari To Pak 9.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday warned Pakistan that India will not hesitate to stop water of rivers flowing to that country if Islamabad does not end its support to terrorism.
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Ascetic Ends 194-Day Fast To Save Ganga After Officials Assure Of Action 5.5.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Ascetic Aatmabodhanand, who was fasting with an aim to save the holy River Ganga, broke it after getting written assurances from the National Mission for Clean Ganga.
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Uttarakhand’s residents face water shortage even as state’s rivers quench North India’s thirst 11.4.2019 Scroll.in
Less than 50% of the population has access to adequate quantities of safe drinking water, says a CAG report.
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World Bank provides $137 million to modernise 220 dams in 6 states 9.3.2019 Sify Finance
The World Bank has provided additional financing of 137 million dollars (about Rs 960 crore) for the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) to rehabilitate and
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The Government of India, the World Bank and the representatives of Five States sign the Loan Agreement for Additional Financing of $137 Million for the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) 8.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The World Bank, the Government of India and representatives of 5 States of Government of India and Implementing Agencies signed here in New Delhi today the Loan Agreement for Additional Financing of $137 Million for the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) that will help rehabilitate and modernize over 220 selected large dams in the States of Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand.
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Cleaning Programme for River Ganga 4.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) had carried out Biological Water Quality Monitoring (BWQM) at 41 locations along main stem of river Ganga from Haridwar Barrage, Uttarakhand to Garden Reach, West Bengal during Pre-monsoon (April –June, 2017) and 39 locations during Post-monsoon (December 2017 – March, 2018).
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Three ways in which the Modi government is ruining the Ganga instead of cleaning it 19.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Three projects will reduce water flows into the river, pollute it, denude its catchment areas and endanger its biodiversity.
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Modi said he would revive Ganga but his government is doing the opposite by reviving dams 17.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The BJP promised to ensure a continuous flow for the river. That is undermined by new hydel projects in Uttarakhand.
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India Has Stopped Unutilised Water From Entering Pakistan: Nitin Gadkari 11.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The government has given special attention to stop unutilised water allotted to India under the 'Indus Waters Treaty' from entering Pakistan, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said today.
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Enough Water available, Key is efficient Water Management: Nitin Gadkari 11.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Shipping and Road Transport & Highways today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh - Shri Yogi Adityanath, Rajasthan –Sh. Ashok Gehlot, Uttarakhand -Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat, Haryana- Shri Manohar Lal, Delhi - Shri Arvind Kejriwal, and Himachal Pradesh - Shri Jai Ram Thakur in New Delhi for the construction of Renukaji Multi-Purpose Dam project in the Upper Yamuna Basin.
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Six States to Sign Agreement for Renukaji Multipurpose Dam Project Tomorrow 10.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
An agreement for Renukaji Dam Multipurpose Project will be signed here tomorrow among six states- Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand in the presence of Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari.
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World Bank AID for Rehabilitation of DAMS 28.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Central Water Commission (CWC) maintains National Register of Large Dams (NRLD) as per information provided by State Govts/ Dam owners. As per NRLD, 209 dams are 100 years or more old. Statewise details are at Annexure-I.
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Year end Review-2018: Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation 19.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
National Mission for Clean Ganga(NMCG):   Ganga Rejuvenation:-   Under Namami Gange programme, a total of 254 projects worth Rs.24,672 crore have been sanctioned for various activities such as sewage infrastructure, ghats & crematoria development, river front development, river surface cleaning, institutional development, biodiversity conservation, afforestation, rural sanitation, and public participation.
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India is ‘planting forests’ to forestall the impending water crisis. It is a fool's errand 17.12.2018 Scroll.in
Instead, for a start, we should allow forests to regrow naturally. Planting trees creates a plantation, not a forest.
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