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Period for sharing river data ends; India receives no info from China 18.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
China has not shared with India any data on Brahmaputra and Sutlej rivers this year, even as the five-month period stipulated by the bilateral pacts for doing so has ended last Sunday. New Delhi and Beijing have bilateral arrangements requiring China of sharing hydrological data on cross-border rivers between May 15 and October 15 every year. But sources in New Delhi told the DH on Tuesday that no data had been received from Chinese Government during the past five months. Beijings reluctance to share river data with New Delhi now added yet another irritant to the bilateral relation, which was already been strained and reached at its lowest ebb during the recent 72-day long face-off between Indian Army and the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army at Doklam Plateau along the disputed China-Bhutan border. The hydrological data received from China helps India to prepare for the rise in water level of Brahmaputra and Sutlej during the monsoon season and assess the possibility of a flood or flood-like situation and ...
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Rain brings hope to some farmers, despair to others 18.10.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Continuing rainfall in Telangana damages standing kharif crops in harvesting stage
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Water levels swell in reservoirs as heavy inflows continue from Krishna, tributaries 17.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Water levels in all major reservoirs in Telangana continue to keep swelling, with some of them in surplus position already, thanks to constant inflows with the help of rains in the catchment areas for...
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De-silting, cleaning of canals to be monitored by drones: Adityanath 17.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday announced that de-silting and cleaning of canals across the state this year will be monitored by drones.
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PM may spend Deepavali with troops on China border 17.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who prefers to spend Deepavali with troops on the border, is likely to spend time with the army and Indian-Tibetan Border Police soldiers at the China border in Uttarakhand for this years festival of lights. He may also visit the Kedarnath shrine on October 20, where he would inaugurate a protection wall that is to block any 2013-like floods from hitting the shrine, officials said. Last Deepavali, Modi had spent time with soldiers in a remote village near the China border in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. After assuming office in 2014, Modi had celebrated his first Deepavali with soldiers in Siachen. He also made it a point to be in Srinagar before his visit to Siachen to show solidarity with the flood victims in Jammu and Kashmir. In 2015, he had gone to meet soliders at the India-Pakistan border in Punjab. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will spend Deepavali with soldiers in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, it was officially announced. It will be her maiden visit to ...
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Institutions like Harijan Sevak Sangh doing yeoman service and deserve a helping hand: Vice President 17.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Institutions like Harijan Sevak Sangh doing yeoman service and deserve a helping hand from philanthropists, corporate and other resource persons.
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Feeding a billion: Evaluating India’s progress at eliminating hunger 17.10.2017 Hindu: National
While food production is still not insulated from the vagaries of nature - which can vacillate between extremes - ranging from the floods which ravaged parts of Northern India this year, to the extant drought in the South, anthropogenic factors are holding back India’s quest to attain food security.
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Mitigating rain and floods in Bengaluru needs holistic approach 17.10.2017 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru needs to pay attention to the design of the land - the topography, groundwater recharging capacity, design of the raja kaluves.. and find a way to store water or recharge groundwater, to help mitigate floods. ...
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Govt lines up several projects, specially in hills 17.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Govt lines up several projects, specially in hills
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Wall Street inches up with financials, energy 17.10.2017 Sify Finance
By Caroline Valetkevitch
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As inflow increases, more water released from Sathanur dam 17.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
The present inflow stands at 8,100 cusecs, while it was around 9,000 on Sunday
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SCR caution notice to engineers after rains 17.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘Monitor water level with State officials’
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Rain: Inflow to Almatti dam increases 16.10.2017 deccanherald.com
The inflow to Lal Bahadur Shastry (Almatti) reservoir has increased following heavy in river Krishna catchment area in the state. The inflow of water to the reservoir, which was 60,000 cusec on Sunday, crossed 70,000 cusec on Monday morning. By afternoon, it crossed 90,000. A Krishna Bhagya Jal Nigam Limited source said 15 gates of the reservoir (out of the total 26) have been opened to release excess water. Meanwhile, the flood in river Doni has increased. The river water has entered agricultural fieds near Sarawad causing damage to crops. In Sindagi, rainwater has entered houses and shops. In the meantime, heavy rain lashed Dharwad city for more than two hours bringing the city to a standstill position on Monday. The rain which began at 3 am continued to pound the city till 5.30 pm. Following rain, all the roads in the city were waterlogged and led to traffic congestion for more than 30 minutes. The important junctions, namely Toll Naka and Jubilee Circle, were completely waterlogged. As a result, the ...
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Uttarakhand: Former CM Harish Rawat expresses concerns over PM Modi laying foundation stone for Adi Shankaracharya's samadhi 16.10.2017 DNA: Top News
Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat today expressed reservations over Prime Minister Narendra Modi laying the foundation stone for a project to renovate Adi Shankaracharya's Samadhi in Kedarnath, saying it should be done by saints and seers. Modi is scheduled to visit Kedarnath on Friday, a day after Diwali, when he is likely to inaugurate a number of projects and also lay the foundation for the renovation of the Samadhi (tomb). The tomb was damaged in the 2013 flash floods. "We had our own plans for the project. We wanted the Shankaracharyas of the four 'peeths' to lay its foundation and inaugurate it. However, the BJP has decided to assign the work - which should have been done by saints and seers - to the prime minister," Rawat told reporters here. "They have raised the prime minister's stature to that of a 'Dharmapurush' by making him do the job of saints and seers," he said. Meanwhile, Dwarka Shardapeeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopananda Saraswati has written to Badrinath-Kedarnath ...
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Open to good ideas for lasting solution on Darjeeling: Mamata 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The West Bengal government and some political parties from the troubled northern hills held the third round of talks on Monday to find a way out of the impasse, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying her dispensation was open to "considering good suggestions" to find a permanent solution.
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Kedarnath disaster widow ties the knot in Vrindavan 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The marriage of a young widow was solemnised in presence of around 500 widows at the historic 400-year-old Gopinath temple here on Monday evening. The event was sponsored by Sulabh International, an NGO working for sanitation and widows.
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West Bengal police Director visits Darjeeling, says situation is normal 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Three days after the death of a police officer during a clash in the northern hills, West Bengal Police Director General Surajit Kar Purkayastha on Monday took stock of the situation and claimed that "everything is normal".
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EU adopts total ban policy on investment in N. Korea 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The European Union (EU) on Monday adopted a total ban policy on EU investment in North Korea, in a bid to ratchet up economic pressure on the Northeast Asia country over its ongoing nuclear and ballistic missile programme.
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Wall Street higher as bank stocks rebound, Apple gains 16.10.2017 Sify Finance
By Sruthi Shankar
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Wall Street hits fresh record on financial, tech gains 16.10.2017 Sify Finance
By Sruthi Shankar
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