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Good inflow in reservoirs following heavy rain 21.7.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Most reservoirs in the state continued to receive good inflow following incessant rain in the Western Ghats of Maharashtra and Malnad region. The Almatti reservoir received a whopping 7 tmcft water on Friday alone. The reservoir ha a storage of 61.30 tmcft as on Friday. According to Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigama Ltd, about 34,000 cusecs of water was let out of the Lal Bahadur Shastri reservoir on Friday. Krishna river has come alive following copious rain in its catchment in Maharashtra and Belagavi district. Following heavy showers for the past few days, six low-lying bridges, including Kallol-Yadur, Karadga-Bhoj, Sidnal-Akkol and Mallikwad-Dattawad in Chikkodi taluk have submerged with the rise in water level of the Krishna river. A portion of Shingalapur bridge on the outskirts of Gokak town is under water. Inflow to Hippargi barrage was a staggering 1.34 lakh cusecs on Friday while Hidkal dam received 26,461 cusecs. A total of 73 houses suffered partial damage in Belagavi district owing to heavy showers ...
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Over 2 lakh pilgrims to offer Bali Tharpanam 21.7.2017 Hindu: News
Arrangements complete at Aluva Manappuram; mass clean-up programme held
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Water being released from Almatti dam as inflow rises 21.7.2017 Hindu: News
Heavy rain in Krishna Basin and in the Western Ghats
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Almatti inflow increases, water being discharged from dam 21.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Following increased inflow into the Almatti dam, owing to heavy rain in the Krishna basin and in the Western Ghats, Krishna Bhagya Jal Nigam Ltd. authorities have started discharging water from the da...
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Flood-like situation in parts of state 20.7.2017 Deccan Herald - State
A flood-like situation prevails in some parts of the state as rains continued on Thursday. Heavy showers continued to lash most parts of Belagavi district for the third consecutive day, while rains provided some respite in Belagavi taluk with occasional mild showers. Water inflow to River Krishna increased to over 1 lakh cusecs following a release from Rajapur barrage on the Karnataka-Maharashtra border. Khanapur town and Western Ghats areas in the taluk continued to receive heavy rains. Heavy rains in Khanapur region increased inflow in River Malaprabha. The Malaprabha dam recorded inflow of 9,708 cusecs and the water level reached 2,043.60 feet. Rains in the catchment area of River Ghataprabha in Maharashtra increased water inflow to Hidkal dam to 18,044 cusecs and the water level reached 2,121 feet. Heavy rain continued to lash the Malnad region in Shivamogga district on Thursday, increasing the water levels in dams. About 37,000 cusecs of water was released from 20 crest gates of Tunga dam at Gajnur ...
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A cloud in my coffee 20.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
An online service that delivers gourmet coffee straight from the Shevaroy Hills to your doorstep
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Minor reshuffle in Delhi Cabinet, Sisodia gets tourism 20.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a minor reshuffle in the Delhi Council of Ministers, Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister Manish Sisodia was on Thursday given the additional charge of the Tourism Department.
Serpentine surprise! Rare flying snake species found and rescued in Hyderabad 20.7.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The reptile was hiding in a rolling shutter.
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Name change, higher budget for rural board 20.7.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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An eco-tourism hub in the making 20.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Tourism corporation developing a host of facilities at scenic Kondakarla Ava
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Puttur-Kukke Subrahmanya Roadunder water near temple town 20.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Incessant rain in the Western Ghats and the Kukke Subrahmanya area since two days has resulted in the Puttur-Kaniyoor-Panja- Kukke Subrahmanya Road submerging under the Kumaradhara water near the temp...
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All of Karnataka set to get bountiful rain in next 3 days 19.7.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast rainfall for the next three days across Karnataka. If it rain the same intensity as Wednesday over the next three days in the catchment areas of various rivers, all the reservoirs will be filled to the brim. This, in turn, will improve the power and water situation. L Ramesh Babu, director-in-charge, IMD, Bengaluru, said the monsoon had become active now. "This time, rainfall has been good in North Interior Karnataka because of the depression over Odisha and central Bay of Bengal. This depression has now become well-marked, due to which bountiful rainfall has been forecast for the entire state," he said. Bountiful rainfall in the next three days will help address power and water shortage, said officials from the IMD and the Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC). But overall rainfall for the entire state is poised to be deficient. Rain deficit in the Western Ghats is a staggering 66% and in the southern plains 50%. According to ...
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New airport to come up at Cheruvally estate near Sabarimala 19.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
The Kerala government on Wednesday decided to construct an airport at Kottayam district's Cheruvally estate to provide air connectivity to pilgrims visiting the Lord Ayyappa hill shrine at Sabarimala.
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Chorla Ghat route choked by landslides, fallen trees 19.7.2017 TOI: Goa
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Sustainable Development of Riverside Urban Frontage by Morphogenesis 18.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
NEW DELHI, July 18, 2017: Morphogenesis presents an urban intervention for sustainable restoration of a historic interface between the space of human habitation and the space of water.
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Beyond the barbed wire 18.7.2017 Hindu: Arts
Krishnendu Bose’s National Award winning documentary, “The Tiger Who Crossed The Line”, critically examines the impact of animal-human conflict
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Govardhan to Ganga Aarti, Sarnath to sufi shrines, faith tourism flies high in Uttar Pradesh 18.7.2017 TOI: India
Faith tourism just got a leg up in UP, with the state’s tourism department planing to launch two projects, the “Heli-Ganga-Aarti” and “Triveni Darshan” under the first phase.
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Swarm of butterflies adds colour to Amirthi forest 18.7.2017 Hindu: National
Of the 45 species photographed in a day, some were spotted for the first time in the zoological park
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All parties should oppose Kasturirangan report: Jeevijaya 17.7.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Former minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader B A Jeevijaya on Monday urged all the political parties to reject the recommendations of Kasturirangan Committee on Western Ghats. Addressing reporters here, Jeevijaya said the MP indulges in just lip service without coming forward to speak to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar. The MP has been issuing statements against Kasturirangan report only for the sake of publicity, he charged. Similar is the deigning attitude of the local MLAs who had promised to correct the anomalies in the report, for the convenience of farmers in the region, Jeevijaya said. On the forthcoming general elections due to be held in 2018, Jeevijaya announced that he will contesting from Madikeri constituency on a JD(S) ticket. Both the party supremo H D Deve Gowda and state unit president H D Kumaraswamy have issued directions in this regard, he said. On the speculations that he is inclined towards national parties like Congress and BJP, Jeevijaya denied ...
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KEDB to open eco-trails around Bengaluru in August 16.7.2017 deccanherald.com
Come August, the Karnataka Eco-Tourism Development Board (KEDB) will throw open 10 eco-trails for tourists. These trekking trails include famous and lesser-known hillocks and reserve forest patches. Of the 10 routes, nine are around Bengaluru, while one is in Chikkamagaluru. The board is yet to finalise the rates for these day-long treks. "This is the first phase of the eco-trails around Bengaluru. They have been officially identified by the Board and the Forest department. All other trails around the city, apart from the ones in Western Ghats, are considered illegal. The Forest department and the Board would be regulating trails across the state in a phased manner," Vinay Luthra, the chairman of KEDB, told DH. The Forest department has introduced trekking routes in Western Ghats. At present, all these routes have been closed because of the monsoon. "The decision to open new trails was decided at a board meeting last week. We are now working on the finer details before launching it by this month end,'' ...
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