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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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Meet with Kerala on water disputes put off by a day 27.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Mullaperiyar not on agenda: officials
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SC refuses to stall poll process of cooperative societies in Tamil Nadu 20.4.2018 General News
The Supreme Court today refused to stay the ongoing election process for several posts in over 18,000 cooperative societies in Tamil Nadu. Directing that the poll process would go on, a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra asked the Tamil Nadu State Cooperatives Election Commission not to declare the results until a decision is taken on its petition. The Tamil Nadu State Cooperatives Election Commission has moved the top court against an order of the Madras High Court ordering "status quo" on the poll process and sought records, pertaining to nominations filed and rejected, from the panel. "Election process with regard to polls in societies shall go on. Voting shall take place but without declaration of results," the bench also comprising Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said. Advocate Amit Anand Tiwari, appearing for DMK MLA and chief whip R Sakkarapani, alleged large scale corruption in the polls and said candidates in almost 85 per cent of the societies were ...
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Neutrino project: no clearance from villagers 15.4.2018 Hindu: News
The recent granting of environmental clearance by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has sharpened the divide between villagers of Pottipuram, activists and scientists, with local hostility to the project strengthening
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SC junks plea to nationalise rivers 9.4.2018 General News
The Supreme Court today junked a plea seeking nationalisation of all the rivers and dams in the country and handing over their operation and control to the Centre. A bench of Chief Justice Diak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud dismissed the plea, saying it cannot nationalise all the rivers and order interlinking of rivers just because some states are fighting over it. The plea seeking nationalisation of all the rivers and water resources had been made to the apex court by Tamil Nadu Centre For Public Interest Litigation. "Direct the state and the Union Territories where all water resources like rivers, dams administrative operation, control and maintaining be done by Union of India and not by the state governments," the plea said.
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Vaiko continues padayatra against INO 4.4.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
THENI Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam general secretary Vaiko continued his padayatra to Bodi from Theni on Wednesday, explaining to the people
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Vaiko resumes padayatra against INO 3.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Says he will cancel it on Thursday in support of State-wide bandh
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MDMK cadre succumbs to burns 2.4.2018 Hindu: National
Sivakasi Ravi set himself on fire on Saturday at the venue where Vaiko began his yatra.
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Vaiko begins padayatra against INO project 31.3.2018 Hindu: Health
DMK leader M.K. Stalin flags off the initiative
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Chennai hopes to keep drinking water woes at bay as major reservoirs record sufficient storage this year 21.3.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
After a successful North East monsoon bringing the maximum rainfall to the city as opposed to other drought-ridden cities and districts, Chennai has fulfilled its promises of reducing water shortage.
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Widespread rainfall in Madurai, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli 15.3.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Kodaikanal records 31 mm of rainfall
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Automobile engineer drowns in Ozarkhed dam in Nashik 12.3.2018 General News
A 25-year-old man drowned in Ozarkhed dam when he went to swim in the water, police said today. The victim, Mohamed Momin Sarvar, hailing from Odisha and working as an engineer with a local automobile company, yesterday went on a picnic near the dam along with his friends. Later, they all went for swimming in the dam, but Sarvar got swept away in the water. His friends later fished him out of the water and rushed him to hospital where doctors declared him dead, an official at Vani police station said. The body was sent for postmortem, the official said, adding that a case of accidental death was registered.
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Government nod for new drinking water project 9.3.2018 Hindu: Cities
125 million litres to be drawn from Lower Camp
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Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal to Chair Regional Conference of Southern States on Water Resources at Hyderabad tomorrow 20.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation is organising a “Regional Conference of Southern States on Water Resources” at Hyderabad tomorrow. The conference will be chaired by Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, MoS, WR, RD & GR and Parliamentary Affairs.
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Ker for CM level talks with TN on PAP waters 13.2.2018 General News
: Kerala today sought Chief Ministerial level talks with Tamil Nadu as early as possible to sort out the issue relating to the sharing of Parambikulam-Aliyar project waters. In a letter to his Tamil Nadu counterpart, K Palaniswami, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said CM level talks should be held in the coming days to sort out the issue and urged him to fix up an appropriate time for the same. Kerala should get 400 cusecs of water till February 15 as per the water sharing agreement under the PAP project, Vijayan said in his second letter to Palaniswami this month. This was not being implemented, he had said in a letter of February 8. However, even after that there has been no change in the situation. On February 11 and 12 Kerala received only 80 cusecs of water, he said. Farmers of Chittor region at Palakkad, who depend mainly on the release of water under the PAP pact, were in distress due to non-release of water as per the agreement,Vijayan said. There is a severe ...
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Elangovan opposes any move to remove stone inscription 30.1.2018 General News
Former union minister E V K S Elangoavan today opposed any move to remove a stone inscription installed by his great grandfather and father of rationalist leader E V Ramasamy "Periyar" at a temple here. Elangovan visited the Lord Kasturi Aranganathar temple, under the control of the Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious Charitable Endowments department, this morning and submitted a petition to the authorities in this regard, temple sources said. A former state Congress chief, Elangovan said he learnt that some Hindu outfits were demanding removal of the stone since it was placed by Periyar's family. The petition, submitted on behalf of the family, stated that Venkatappa Naickker, father of Periyar, decades ago donated the stone inscription and it was installed in the front portion of the temple and it should not be removed. Temple sources said the officials informed Elangovan that the stone might be temporarily removed in view of proposed renovation work but assured it would be ...
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Panel visits Mullaperiyar Dam 29.1.2018 General News
The Mullaperiyar sub-committee, under the Supreme Court-appointed supervisory panel, today visited the dam and carried out inspections. The team, headed by V Rajesh, Executive Engineer, Central Water Commission, inspected the main dam,Baby Dam,spillway and leakage in the structures as the part of the routine visit. The panel comprises two members each from Kerala and Tamil Nadu, besides the Chairman. The officials of both states were also present during the visit of the sub-committee. The panel last visited the dam area on December 2. There is a dispute between Kerala and Tamil Nadu over the storage level of the Mullaperyiar Dam.
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Asia's oldest arch dam to "screen" laser show on history 28.1.2018 General News
The wall of a 555 foot high arch dam in Kerala, the oldest such one in Asia, will soon turn as the screen of a laser show depicting the eventful history of the southern state. The magnificent arch dam in high-range Idukki, the second such dam in the world, is getting ready to turn a tourist hotspot by hosting the laser show on its sprawling wall. If the project becomes a reality, it will be the biggest screen in the world to host such a laser show, official sources said. Located between the huge 'Kuravan' and 'Kurathi' hills across the river Periyar, the 555 foot high and 650 foot wide Idukki dam is considered as a technological marvel. The commercial operations of the power house was commissioned in 1976 by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The Hydel Tourism Department, under the Kerala State Electricity Board, has submitted a detailed project report to the state Tourism Department for the comprehensive development of the dam area, including commencing of the laser .
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'Larger dams needed to increase water storage capacity' 23.1.2018 General News
Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal today stressed the need to build larger dams in India for increasing river water storage capacity to meet demands of population growth,economic growth and sustainable development. Speaking after inaugurating the two-day 'International Dam Safety Conference-2018' here,he said it was estimated that it was possible to create total river water storage capacity of about 690 Billion Cubic Meters in India. Against this less than 300 BCM storage has been created by building dams in the country so far, Meghwal said. "Thus there is a need to construct more large dams to meet the demands of population growth, economic growth and sustainable development', the Minister for Water Resources and River Development said. Stressing the importance of dam safety and regular maintenance of existing ones, he said there was also an urgent need to safeguard each and every dam. "Most of the existing dams are considerably old. Close to 80 per cent of the dams are ..
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Alanganallur, where the 2017 pro-jallikkattu protests started 20.1.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
The wall adjacent to the vaadivasal (the bull’s entry point) in the jallikkattu arena at Alanganallur in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu carries a painting of a person holding on to the hump of a bull,...
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