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Category: dam-funding :: WB
Last updated: Oct 11 2017 02:08 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Plan to launch 285 irrigationprojects by next year: Gadkari 10.10.2017 BusinessLine - Agri Business
The Centre plans to launch 285 irrigation projects covering a total of 1.88 crore hectares of farmland by next year, said the Union Minister for Water Resources Nitin Gadkari here on Tuesday.The work ...
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Modi opens Sardar Sarovar dam, vows balanced growth 18.9.2017 DNA: India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the Sardar Sarovar dam to the nation on Sunday, and said that when even the World Bank refused funds for the project, temples in Gujarat donated money. The PM also attacked a "list of people" who tried to stall the dam, and vowed to continue with his approach of balanced development by taking care of India's western region that needs water, and the eastern parts that require electricity and gas. Sardar Sarovar is India's largest and the world's second largest concrete dam after Grand Coulee in the US. It is the centrepiece of the Narmada Valley development project that is also expected to provide water to Rajasthan and energy to Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. The PM called the dam on the Narmada river an engineering miracle, whose inauguration coincided with his 67th birthday. "The project faced many hurdles, but India overcame them with her blood and sweat. There was a massive misinformation campaign, I have kacha chittha of everyone, but I won't politicise the ...
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PM Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam, terms it 'an engineering miracle' 17.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
Dabhoi (Gujarat) , September 17 : Terming the Sardar Sarovar Dam Project as 'an engineering miracle', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the project has overcome myriad obstacles in its journey to completion.
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Gujarat temples donated funds for Sardar Sarovar Dam when World Bank refused: PM Modi 17.9.2017 Zee News : India National
After inaugurating the inter-state Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat's Narmada district on his 67th birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a public meeting in Dabhoi.
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Against the violence of ‘development’ 29.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
Corporate interests are trying to grab enormous tracts of land with the support of the state, but their attempts are being met with an unprecedented unity among landowners and others dependent on the land for their livelihood. By VIJOO KRISHNAN
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Tata Power JV synchronises 186 MW hydro project in Georgia 22.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Tata Power today said that its joint venture company Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC (AGL) has synchronised 186 MW Shuakhevi Hydro Project in Georgia. AGL is a Tata Power joint venture with Norway’s Clean ...
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India wants to invest in Afghanistan's Shahtoot Dam: Afghan Minister 11.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
Kabul [Afghanistan], August 11 : Afghanistan's Water and Energy Minister Ali Ahmad Osmani has said India and the World Bank (WB) have shown interest to invest in the country's Shahtoot water dam project.
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LIVE! IT Dept raids Bengaluru resort where Guj Congress MLAs staying 2.8.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Half of $1.3 billion external funding for Karnataka projects remains unused 5.7.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Chief Secretary says delay in completion of projects is a ‘matter of concern’
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Tata Power completes construction of 187 mw Hydropower Project in Georgia 3.7.2017 ET: Power
The Shuakhevi project is the largest hydropower plant to be built in Georgia in the last fifty years, which entails project investment exceeding $420 million.
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China funding Pakistan's mega dam in Pak-occupied Kashmir? 22.6.2017 Zee News : World
The Asian Development Bank, World Bank have already refused to commit funds for Pakistan’s project.
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Pune raises Rs 200 cr in first municipal bond issue in 14 years 19.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The proceeds, raised at a coupon of 7.59%, will be used for a Rs 2,300-cr water project
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AIIB approves $150 mn equity investment in India 15.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Thursday approved its first-ever equity investment, worth $150 million, to catalyze private capital for infrastructure projects in India.
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Who Will Take America's Place in Asia? 6.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Goodbye Pacific pivot, hello Pacific retreat?
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Chinese funded North Indus river cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan 22.5.2017 News
Dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream in Pakistan
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Indus cascade a Himalayan blunder - for Pakistan 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The five dams forming the North Indus River Cascade that China has just promised to finance and build in Pakistan -- including Pakistan-administered Kashmir -- has the potential to generate over 22,000 MW in an energy-starved country. But the dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream. In non-monsoon months from October to June, they may also reduce the flow of water down the Indus to Pakistan's Punjab and Sindh provinces.
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South Asia needs to improve its subdued competitiveness (Column: Active Voice) 25.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
South Asia is becoming one of the most interesting regions in the world economy, displaying unprecedented growth, averaging close to six per cent per annum since the 1990s. According to a new World Bank report, it has consolidated its position as the global leader in growth.
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World Bank to deepen cooperation with AIIB 24.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here to strengthen cooperation between the two institutions, officials said.
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A river runs through it 22.4.2017 Hindu: Home
A historian explains how the Indus, a developmental resource, became a tool of territorial sovereignty in the hands of India and Pakistan
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India in $175-mn loan pact with WB to improve water management 18.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
India today signed a USD 175 million loan pact with the World Bank for National Hydrology Project that aims to improve management of water resources.
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