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Tamil Nadu seeks immediate release of Cauvery water from Karmatala 25.6.2019
New Delhi: Tamil Nadu on Tuesday demanded release of the entire quantity of 9.19 TMC feet of water for June and 31.24 TMC feet of water for July from Karnataka. The demand was made by Tamil Nadu at a meeting of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) here when the state sought the Authority's directions to Karnataka in this regard. Tamil Nadu also demanded that Karnataka should thereafter release water for the remaining months as per the pattern of releases prescribed by the Cauvery River Tribunal and modified by the judgement of the Supreme Court for the irrigation season/water year 2019-20. The state said that it could not open Mettur Dam on the scheduled date of June 12 this year too for Cauvery Delta Irrigation due to non-release of water by Karnataka and poor storage in Mettur Dam. It maintained that Cauvery Water Management Authority, in its third meeting, had resolved that Karnataka should release the prescribed quantity for the month of June--9.19 TMC feet of water--to Tamil ...
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Modi send letters to headmen to harvest rainwater 22.6.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has shot off letters to headmen including many headmen in the rural areas of Meghalaya urging them to improve village environment by collecting and conserving every drop of water One of the letters were handed over to the Sorar by the Mawryngkneng Block Development Officer,  R Wahlang and this letters are […]
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Manipur clears overdrafts, RBI to lift restrictions 22.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Manipur clears overdrafts, RBI to lift restrictions
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Tamil Nadu seeks special package of Rs 1,000 cr to address water crisis 22.6.2019 PTI: All news
Tamil Nadu seeks special package of Rs 1,000 cr to address water crisis
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'Agri insurance company of India to deal with crop insurance' 22.6.2019
THANJAVUR: Issues of water for cultivation and perceived threat due to proposed hydrocarbon projects in Cauvery delta dominated monthly farmers" grievance day meeting held here on Friday. Condemning the Karnataka government for not releasing Cauvery water as per the order of the Cauvery Management Authority and protesting against the permission given by the central government to the Vedanta group of companies and ONGC for extracting hydrocarbon from the delta, farmers shouted slogans and staged a walk out from the meeting. N.V.Kannan, district secretary of the Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam affiliated to the CPI(M) said that the Cauvery delta should be declared a protected agro zone. Desilting canals, rivers and channels should be taken up on a war footing so that water reaches tail end areas like Pattukottai and Peravurani after its release from Mettur dam, Kannan said. V.Jeevakumar, a farmer from the Budalur area said that crop insurance compensation for 2016-17 has not yet been given to some ...
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Water by rail tankers for Chennai: Edappadi K Palaniswami 22.6.2019
CHENNAI: Amid mounting pressure from the opposition parties led by the DMK to speed up its response to the water crisis in Tamil Nadu, particularly the northern districts including Chennai, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said his government has now decided to move extra water by rail tankers from Jolarpettai in Vellore district to the state capital. A quantity of ten million litres per day (MLD) will be aggregated from different sourcing points at Jolarpettai and then moved by rail tankers to Chennai daily, Mr. Palaniswami announced here on Friday after a high-level meeting with ministers and top officials to review the water mitigation plan for TN. The rail tankers will terminate at Villivakkam railway station on the city's Northwestern outskirts and the water taken to Kilpauk water works for treatment before being used for distribution in the city, Mr. Palaniswami told reporters here. He pointed out that the water situation was indeed grave this year as the main lakes feeding Chennai - Red ...
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K Chandrasekhar Rao says Devendra Fadnavis was key factor 22.6.2019
Hyderabad: It was a historic moment when Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao switched on the sixth (lucky number for him) motor at Kannepalli pump house and a few minutes later, the water from the river Godavari started flowing into the gravity canal, marking the success of the world"s largest lift irrigation project, Kaleshwaram. After inaugurating the bridge constructed across the Godavari between Telangana and Maharashtra states, Mr Rao, Governor E.S.L Narasimhan and Chief Ministers Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy and Devendra Fadnavis went up to the Maharashtra border by car and on to the bridge. The project was completed in a record time and envisages lifting at least 2 tmc ft of water every day over a height of half a kilometre to cater to the irrigation, drinking and industrial needs. The inauguration began with Mr Rao and his wife Shobha taking part in the Jalashaya Prathisthanga Yagam and Jalakankalpa Maho-tsava Yagam at Mediga-dda and Kannepalli performed by Sringeri Sharada Peetham priests to ...
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K Chandrasekhar Rao's dream project becomes a reality 22.6.2019 deccanchronicle.com
CM switches on motor with lucky no.
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KCR inaugurates Rs 80,000 crore mega irrigation project 21.6.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Rs 80,000 crore project built on Godavari river originates in Maharashtra, flows through Telangana and merges with the sea in Andhra.
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MEIL's marvel at Kaleshwaram 21.6.2019

Hyderabad: Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Limited (MEIL), India’s leading multinational infrastructure company, has set a record by completing construction of the world’s largest lift irrigation project at Kaleshwaram in Telangana state in record time.

Along the way, MEIL created milestones such as establishing the world’s biggest underground pump house with gigantic 139 MW motors, the biggest surge pools, and the largest power transmission infrastructure.

The project will be inaugurated by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday.

According to MEIL, the Kaleshwaram project is a one of its kind project and in size beats the Colorado lift scheme in the US and the Great Manmade River in Egypt. Despite its size it was ready in a record 24 months.

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No water by 2030 if we don't conserve it now: NITI Aayog 21.6.2019
New Delhi:  The recent report of NITI Aayog on groundwater level says 21 Indian cities including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad  will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting around 100 million people. It also says that 40 per cent of India's population will have no access to drinking water by 2030.The situation is alarming, given the fact that year 2020 is not very far. Three rivers, four water bodies, five wetlands and six forests have completely dried in Chennai despite having better water resources and rains than any other metro cities, the report said. "The government is depending upon desalination in Chennai which is very expensive; also they forget that the earth is a limited planet and oceans will dry. What will we leave for our children and grandchildren? We may have a lot of money but we cannot ask our children to drink money instead of water. Using ocean water and desalination is not the solution but water harvesting is" said former director of National ...
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Stir against Subansiri project intensifies 19.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Stir against Subansiri project intensifies
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T'gana govt to inaugurate Kaleswaram lift irrigation project on June 21 19.6.2019 The Asian Age | Home
This is the first project, which has received full permission from the Centre.
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KCR to skip party chiefs' meet convened by PM, deputes son 19.6.2019 PTI: All news
KCR to skip party chiefs' meet convened by PM, deputes son
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Heavy rain after cloudburst in North Sikkim 18.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Heavy rain after cloudburst in North Sikkim
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CM for early approval for projects under Forest Conservation Act 17.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal The Chief Minister Kamal Nath suggested the Niti Ayog that at present, for public utility projects, the approval can be granted by State Govt under the Forest Conservation Act 1980. Citing the reason Nath said that Madhya Pradesh has put in untiring efforts for conservation of forests. Resultantly, the state has about […]
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Kaleshwaram goes out of bounds for all 17.6.2019
WARANGAL: With the inaugural ceremony of the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) scheduled for June 21, the Jayashankar Bhupalpally district police are beefing up security for the event at which Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will be present along with the host, Chief Minister K. Chandra-sekhar Rao. Combing of forest areas on the Telangana-Chhattis-garh border has been intensified following reports of the outlawed CPI-Maoist"s movements in areas abutting the Godavari river. The police have also increased frisking and vehicle checks in Eturnagaram, Mangapet, Kannaigudem and Tadvai mandals monitoring traffic between the two states. There are rumours that top Maoist leaders Haribhu-shan and Bade Chokka Rao alias Damodar are camping in the Venkatapuram forest region along with 40 members. The police suspect the hand of Maoists in the attack on a youth working in a nursery maintained by the forest department in Tadvai ...
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Nagaland chamber of commerce calls for fight against plastics 16.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland chamber of commerce calls for fight against plastics
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Punjab CM seeks PM's support to improve state's water distribution system 16.6.2019 PTI: All news
Punjab CM seeks PM's support to improve state's water distribution system
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TN CM calls on Prime Minister Modi, discusses projects 16.6.2019 PTI: All news
TN CM calls on Prime Minister Modi, discusses projects
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