User: subbu Topic: narmada
Category: Dam Collapse
Last updated: Dec 12 2017 20:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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'Silo mentality' a bottleneck in government functioning, Modi tells bureaucrats 18.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked bureaucrats to break out of the "silo mentality", which he said is a "big bottleneck" in the functioning of the Union government, an official release from the PMO said on Wednesday.
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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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Heavy rain continues to torment Hyderabad-Karnataka districts 15.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Two persons, including an engineering college staff, were killed in rain-related mishaps as heavy showers, accompanied by thunder and lightning, continued to pound Hyderabad-Karnataka districts on Sunday. Avinash Hirolle (23), an employee of Basavakalyan Engineering College in Bidar district, was electrocuted when he came in contact with a live wire while clearing rainwater from an under-construction building of the college. In the other rain-related death, a 40-year-old Shankrappa Chengeti was killed in a lightning strike at Mukhramba in Chincholi taluk of Kalaburagi district on Sunday. The incident occurred when he was working in his field. The downpour that lashed Maski town in Raichur district on Saturday night left several houses and Urdu medium school inundated. More than 10 houses have suffered partial damage in the rain. Many roads in Kottur town, Ballari district, were flooded following heavy showers on Saturday night. The overnight rain has thrown life out of gear in the town. Nimbalagere and ...
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Floods, landslides in Vietnam kill 37 people, thousands evacuated 12.10.2017 Hindu: News
More than 17,000 households have been evacuated and more than 200 homes have collapsed, while nearly 18,000 other houses were submerged or damaged.
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When the dam breaks 11.10.2017 Business Standard: Opinion & Analysis
The fund manager was referring to the current huge investments in equity schemes when he spoke about retail investor psyche
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Palar comes alive after 20 years as rain batters Kuppam region 11.10.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Traffic paralysed on Madanapalle-Krishnagiri highway following bridge collapse
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Floods of 2004 most catastrophic in 30 years 10.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Floods of 2004 most catastrophic in 30 years
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Tropical storm bears down on Mexico, US after leaving 26 dead in C. America 7.10.2017 Zee News : World
New Orleans, where levees were breached during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and other cities on the US Gulf coast were under hurricane watch.
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CID probe begins into alleged Water Resource dept scam 6.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
CID probe begins into alleged Water Resource dept scam
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Floods hit 5 districts in State 3.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Floods hit 5 districts in State
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Citizens face hardship as showers give no break in many districts 2.10.2017 Deccan Herald - State
People were put to hardship at many places in the state on Sunday night and Monday. Gusty winds and heavy rain affected normal life in the twin cities of Gadag-Betageri on Sunday night. The roofsheets of several houses were blown away due to the winds. A gruel centre has been opened at several places for the convenience of those affected in Betageri. The check dam in Lakkundi in Gadag district overflowed and the water flooded the nearby agriculture fields. Flooding of agriculture fields caused by heavy rain was reported from Shirahatti taluk in the district also. People living in mud houses moved to safer places as they feared that the houses may collapse any time. The Magadikere bird sanctuary in the taluk is inundated due to rainwater. By evening, heavy showers were reported from Mundargi taluk in Gadag district. Dilipkumar Vaijinath, 44, was struck dead by lightning at Halahipparga village in Bhalki taluk of Bidar district on Monday. Sanjana Namadeva Sagara, 25, died as lightning struck her at Madanur ...
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Siltation destroys 24,511 hectares of cropland in Lakhimpur 2.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Siltation destroys 24,511 hectares of cropland in Lakhimpur
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Evacuations in Puerto Rico over possible dam burst 1.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
People living near the Guajataca River in Puerto Rico were evacuated because a dam in the area was at risk of bursting, the media reported.
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Life is a highway 27.9.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
After realising that travel especially road trips were my calling, I decided to go on my 14th road trip. Amidst my hectic college routine, I felt the need to take a break from the mundane schedule. I wanted to explore, learn, ride and do something adventurous for the weekend. After my last road trip to Goa, I wanted to get a feel of something more serene and tropical. Keeping the beaches away for the moment, I decided to go on a ride into the wildlife. So, I chose Kerala as my destination and Wayanad was my instant choice. I added Bandipur, Ooty, Pykara, Sultan Batheri and Wayanad on my route plan. Something also told me that I should not miss out Kozhikode. I set out at 5 am on Saturday, taking the Bengaluru-Mysuru highway. After riding for a few hours I stopped for breakfast at a 'darshini' in Srirangapatna. A quick yet filling dose of 'idli' and 'sambhar' was all I needed. My next pitstop was the mighty Bandipur National Park, which also shares its borders with Tamil Nadu and is called Mudumalai ...
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In a first, government to run safety checks on 5,000 big dams 27.9.2017 ET: Infrastructure
The project cost has now been revised to around Rs 3,400 crore and the World Bank has agreed to fund 80% of that, DRIP director Pramod Narayan told TOI.
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State to apprise Centre of flood damage 27.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
State to apprise Centre of flood damage
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In a first, govt to run safety checks on 5,000 big dams 27.9.2017 TOI: India
For the first time, the Centre is planning to conduct a ‘break analysis’ of 5,247 large dams across the country, and put in place an emergency action plan, especially for the 196 that are over 100 years old. Of these 196 dams, 72 are in the southern states and Maharashtra.
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The idea that used to be Bangalore 24.9.2017 Hindu: Lead
The city has to revive itself because it embodied a sense of hope of what India could be
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One child dead as under-construction embankment collapses in Dehradun 24.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) , Sep 24 : An under-construction embankment on Sunday collapsed near Neshvilla Road area of Uttarakhand's Dehradun, leaving a child dead. One kid has been rescued.
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Fears of dam collapse add to Puerto Rico's misery after hurricane 24.9.2017 Zee News : World
"We saw directly the damage to the Guajataca dam," Governor Ricardo Rossello said in a Spanish-language Twitter message on Saturday while reinforcing his request that people leave the area as soon as possible.
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