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Day temperatures rise marginally in most parts of Himachal Pradesh 17.5.2018 General News
The day temperatures in most parts of Himachal Pradesh rose marginally today with Una in the Shiwalik foothills registering a maximum temperature of 41.2 degrees Celsius. The mercury rose marginally in other parts of the state as well and Sundernagar, Bhuntar Nahan and Solan recorded a high of 37.1 degrees Celsius, 34.6 degrees Celsius, 33.6 degrees Celsius and 33 degrees Celsius, followed by Dharamsala 30.4 degrees Celsius, Shimla 26.6 degrees Celsius, Kalpa 22.0 degrees Celsius and Keylong 17.1 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperatures also increased by a few notches and Keylong and Kalpa in tribal Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur districtsrecorded a low of 3.3 degrees Celsius and 7 degrees Celsius, followed byManali 7.3 degrees Celsius, Bhuntar 13.4 degrees Celsius, Shimla 16 degrees Celsius, Palampur 17 degrees Celsius, Sundernagar 17.3 degrees Celsius, Dharamsala 18.4 degree, Una 19.7 degree and Nahan 21.8 degrees Celsius. The local Meteorological office has forecast dry weather in ..
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Release water into canals by June 1, officials told 16.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Take steps to extend mulberry cultivation: Collector
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Kenya dam disaster toll at 48 with all missing accounted for 14.5.2018 General News
Kenyan emergency workers have found three more bodies after a dam burst last week, police said today, bringing the toll from the tragedy to 48, while authorities confirmed no one else was missing. The body of an 11-year-old boy was found Monday after two others were uncovered Sunday, as rescuers spent five days picking through mud and debris in Solai, near the central Rift Valley city of Nakuru. "The bodies were not reported missing which means there could have been people who had visited the area. The search is going on, it was only scaled down but not called off," said regional police commissioner Mwongo Chimwaga. On Friday authorities had said 40 people were still missing, however a search among those displaced and already found dead revealed that all had been accounted for by Saturday. It was on Wednesday last week that a portion of the earthen wall of the dam collapsed, sending millions of litres of water coursing down a muddy slope, engulfing nearby settlements and destroying ..
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Massive erosion in Jamuguri area of Narayanpur revenue circle 13.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Massive erosion in Jamuguri area of Narayanpur revenue circle
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Palaniswami rules out talks with Karnataka 13.5.2018 Hindu: National
The monsoon was expected to set in soon, ensuring copious flow of water into the dam, TN Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami said.When his attention
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Arun-III hydro power project in Nepal will usher in develop 12.5.2018 General News
The construction of 900mw Arun-III Hydroelectric Project in Kathmandu in Nepal would usher all-around development and help usher in prosperity, the Indian company executing the project said on Saturday.
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At least 41 killed, several missing as dam bursts in Kenya, say officials 10.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Nearly 170 people have now died since March from floods caused by seasonal rains, according to Kenyan authorities
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At least 32 dead as Kenya dam bursts after torrential rains 10.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
At least 32 people died after a dam burst in central Kenya, sweeping away their homes while many of them were asleep, police said today. After a severe drought, weeks of torrential rains in Kenya have led to flooding and mudslides that have left 164 dead. The private Patel dam, used for irrigation and fish farming, burst on Wednesday evening in Solai, near the Rift Valley city of Nakuru, regional police chief Gideon Kibunjah told AFP. "The search and rescue exercise is ongoing and more bodies have been retrieved. The number we have as of now is 32 people dead and several are missing," Kibunjah said. "It is a disaster because most people were asleep when the tragedy occurred and their houses were swept away." He said 36 people had been hospitalised. A senior police officer at the scene, speaking on condition of anonymity, said emergency workers had spent the night combing through engulfed houses to retrieve the bodies of the victims and had only covered about half of the affected area. "We found 11 of the ...
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At least 32 dead as Kenya dam bursts after torrential rains 10.5.2018 General News
At least 32 people died after a dam burst in central Kenya, sweeping away their homes while many of them were asleep, police said today. After a severe drought, weeks of torrential rains in Kenya have led to flooding and mudslides that have left 164 dead. The private Patel dam, used for irrigation and fish farming, burst on Wednesday evening in Solai, near the Rift Valley city of Nakuru, regional police chief Gideon Kibunjah told AFP. "The search and rescue exercise is ongoing and more bodies have been retrieved. The number we have as of now is 32 people dead and several are missing," Kibunjah said. "It is a disaster because most people were asleep when the tragedy occurred and their houses were swept away." He said 36 people had been hospitalised. A senior police officer at the scene, speaking on condition of anonymity, said emergency workers had spent the night combing through engulfed houses to retrieve the bodies of the victims and had only covered about half of the affected ...
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At least 41 killed as dam bursts in Kenya, officials say 10.5.2018 General News
A dam burst its banks in Kenya's Rift Valley, killing at least 41 people and forcing hundreds from their homes, officials said today. At least 20 of the dead were children, police said. Water burst through the banks of the Patel Dam in Solai, Nakuru County, on Wednesday night, sweeping away hundreds of homes, including those on the expansive Nyakinyua estate that borders the reservoir. "Many people are missing. It is a disaster," said Rongai town police chief Joseph Kioko. Nearly 170 people have now died since March from floods caused by seasonal rains, according to Kenyan authorities. The floods hit as the East African nation was recovering from a severe drought that affected half of the country. Almost an entire village was swept away by silt and water from the burst dam, said Gideon Kibunja, the county police chief in charge of criminal investigations. Officials said homes over a radius of nearly 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) were submerged. Close to 40 people were rescued from the mud .
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TN, Kerala to deal PAP bilaterally 10.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
There was no major breakthrough in the meeting between officials of Tamil Nadu and Kerala over the inter-State disputes held in Delhi last week with
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Polavaram project in Andhra: Plea in HC alleges rights violation 29.4.2018 General News
A plea has been moved in the Delhi High Court alleging human rights violation and forced evictions in connection with a multi-purpose irrigation project at Polavaram, in west Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. The petition, filed by a person affected by the project, has sought implementation of government orders on rehabilitation and resettlement of the displaced people. The matter was listed before Justice Rajiv Shakdher, who posted it for further hearing on August 24. The petitioner, Pentapati Pullarao, has also challenged the decision of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), which he had approached first, to close the proceedings in the matter based on a news report that similar matters were pending in the Supreme Court. Pullarao, in his plea, said he had initially challenged the NHRC order of June last year in the apex court, which on February 9 asked him to move the high court against the commission's decision. The petition has alleged that the project authorities ...
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Memo demands removal of Mapithel dam 28.4.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Memo demands removal of Mapithel dam
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‘Complete Niraru-Nallar, Anamalayar irrigation schemes’ 25.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
The slump in agricultural activities in the PAP command area due to inadequate availability of water for irrigation in the recent years is making far
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‘Centre to blame for Polavaram delay’ 24.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
It has to release another ₹55,000 crore, says Chief Minister
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Cong. lying on Bhadradri: Harish 19.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Irrigation Minister T. Harish Rao alleged the Congress party leaders are telling blatant lies and no one will trust them.Speaking to reporters here on
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Punjab proposes to give 7.19 pc share in BBMB project to HP in 15 yrs 19.4.2018 General News
Punjab has proposed to give Himachal Pradesh its 7.19 per cent share of power from electricity projects of Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) in phased manner as part of the settlement of an inter-state dispute over share in power projects, a senior official said today. "Punjab has proposed that it will give Himachal its 7.19 per cent share of electricity in BBMB power projects within a period of 15 years," official said here. However, he said that Punjab had not agreed to pay any financial liability as part of the arrears worked out by Himachal government. Yesterday, Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur in Chandigarh had said his government would raise the issue of its 7.19 per cent share in electricity generated in power projects of BBMB. Himachal Pradesh has been demanding its share in electricity generated from BBMB power projects for long. In 2011, the Supreme Court had upheld the state's claim of 7.19 per cent share in BBMB power projects located in Himachal ...
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HP staked claim over its share in Chandigarh Administration posts: Thakur 18.4.2018 General News
Himachal Pradesh today sought 7.19 per cent share in posts of Chandigarh Administration for the hill state's officers, with chief minister Jai Ram Thakur saying the state would also stake claim for its share over electricity generated from power projects run by Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB). Till 1993, officials from Himachal Pradesh used to work in Chandigarh administration on deputation "We have staked our claim (on Chandigarh). Earlier, also this matter had been discussed. When Haryana and Himachal Pradesh were carved out of the then Punjab, this issue was discussed and finalised," he said. "Our share of 7.19 per cent in (posts of) Chandigarh Administration had not been taken up effectively. But we will raise this issue in the coming time without getting into any sort of confrontation," Thakur said. The chief minister said his government would also take up the issue of its 7.19 per cent share in electricity generated from power projects run by Bhakra Beas Management Board ...
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HP to raise issue of its share in BBMB power projects 18.4.2018 General News
Himachal Pradesh will take up the issue of its 7.19 per cent share in electricity generated from power projects run by Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) with the governments of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan to get the matter expedited. Himachal Pradesh has been demanding its share in electricity generated from BBMB power projects for long. In 2011, the Supreme Court had upheld the state's claim of 7.19 per cent share in BBMB power projects located in Himachal Pradesh's territory under the Punjab Reorganisation Act 1966. The state had worked out over Rs 4,000 crore of arrears as per 7.19 per cent share which was to be paid by Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan. "We are planning to raise the issue of our claim with the states of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan. We will raise our demand as per the SC directions. We will get this matter expedited," Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur told reporters here today. "We have been demanding it. But till now, Punjab is not ready because the
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Andhra CM seeks to speed up Polavaram project 16.4.2018 General News
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday urged his officials to send letters to Union Water resources minister Nitin Gadkari and Finance minister Arun Jaitley so that funds can be disbursed at the earliest in order to speed up the Polavaram project.The Polavaram Irrigation Project has reached an overall progress of 52.2% till now, which includes the headworks, the right main canal and the left main canal."Out of the different elements of the project, the most progress was seen in the construction of the diaphragm wall. Out of a total 1,427m, this week saw the completion of 42m which leaves 251.4m remaining," said Naidu on the 57th review of the Polavaram project."71.3% of the excavation for the spillway and spill channel has been completed, i.e., 795.39 lakh cubic metres out of 1,115.59 lakh cubic metres. Overall, 2.29 lakh cubic metres of earthwork was excavated for the spill channel, pilot channel, spillway, left bank and approach channel," he added.Out of the 45
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