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Category: non-narmada-dams :: Teesta
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Closed hydropower plant of NHPC in Darjeeling is back to life 14.9.2017 ET: Power
As per existing system, NHPC sends a ‘schedule’ or report of preparedness to SLDC. It keeps track of power demand as well as supply from all sectors.
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Sikkim at its best 7.9.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Sikkim is unmatched, blessed with breathtaking natural beauty and fresh air. It is clean and eco-friendly, thanks to the locals who have kept it that way. Three of my family members and I started our journey to Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, from Bengaluru. We landed in Kolkata and from there, boarded the plane for Bagdogra as it was the gateway to both Darjeeling and Gangtok. Once we landed there, we voiced our safety concerns with officials from Sikkim tourism. They told us that travelling to Gangtok by government buses was much safer. We stayed at Siliguri one night and next day morning, boarded the bus to Gangtok.Now, nature started unravelling its beauty and we were just mute spectators. Teesta river started accompanying us throughout our journey. There was Teesta on one side and mountains on the other side. Once the bus started ascending the mountain, we could see small towns in between the mountains. Rrangpo is the starting point for Sikkim state, and where West Bengal border ends. We enjoyed a ...
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Convention demands adoption of sustainable development goals 7.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Convention demands adoption of sustainable development goals
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People's convention 7.9.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
People's convention
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No one can separate me from Ganga, says sulking Uma 5.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Apparently upset over being stripped of the Ganga Rejuvenation portfolio, Uma Bharti on Tuesday said no one can separate her from the river Ganga and announced that she will begin a padyatra along the banks of the holy river from Gangasagar next month.
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Flood toll mars Bangladesh's reputation for disaster management 25.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Long considered one of the global leaders in disaster management, the deaths from this year's floods have been traumatic for Bangladesh -- with many happening in areas not considered to be "flood prone".
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River interlinking will reduce impact of floods: Uma Bharti 19.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Saturday reviewed the flood situation in different parts of the country and said that long-term solution to mitigate impact of floods and drought lies in interlinking rivers besides building large storages.
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North Bengal floods claims three lives, over five lakh hit 13.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rail and road communication was severely hit and over five lakh people affected in northern West Bengal with major rivers in spate as the flood fury triggered by heavy rains claimed three lives with one person missing, officials said on Sunday.
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NHPC is losing Rs 2.5 crore a day in TLDP III and IV in Darjeeling 25.7.2017 ET: Power
These two plants have always remained as target for the Pro-Gorkhaland activists to put state Government under pressure.
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14 stalled hydro projects leading to cost overrun of Rs 25,594 crore: Govt 24.7.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Teesta Stage VI project has seen cost build-up of Rs 4,259 crore, Goyal informs Parliament
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US envoy announces landmark water agreement between Israelis, Palestinians 14.7.2017 News
Hanegbi explained that the deal is part of a larger five-year plan for the Red Sea and the Dead Sea
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Incidents of arson in Darjeeling, artists return Bengal govt awards 13.7.2017 Hindu: News
Incidents of arson and attacks on public property was reported from different places in the hills as the indefinite strike entered its 29th day on Thursday.A forest office and residence of forest guar...
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GJM shutdown: NHPC shuts Teesta hydel power plant as precautionary measure 13.7.2017 Business Standard: News Now
A mob of over 600 people began agitation outside the Teesta Low Dam III plant
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Teesta-III a failed example of PPP project, alleges AIPEF 25.6.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
PPP was selling electricity at a discounted rate in open market, as against the contracted rate
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Teesta-III a failed PPP project, alleges AIPEF 25.6.2017 ET: Power
The construction of connected transmission lines of the project was also given to the same project developer -- Teesta Urja Ltd subsidiary.
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Teesta issue: Will take Mamata on board, says Sushma 5.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday said the government will take on board West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee while negotiating with Bangladesh the vexed Teesta waters issue.
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CPM, BJP in fierce competition to occupy No. 2 spot in state: Mamata Banerjee 26.5.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
Even as chief minister Mamata Banerjee met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi to discuss “just development and not politics“, BJP workers upped the ante back home, fighting a pitched battle with police on the streets for close to three hours and paralyzing the heart of the city for the entire afternoon.
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Mamata meets Modi, hints she won’t agree to Teesta pact 26.5.2017 TOI: India
In what could spell fresh trouble for the proposed Teesta water sharing pact between India and Bangladesh, West Bengal CM and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee pointed out to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday the problems the state faces for sharing river waters with the neighbouring country.
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Foot soldier for all times 20.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Civil rights powerhouse Teesta Setalvad talks writing her memoir and media for millennials
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‘Will take up the Atrai river issue with Centre’ 4.5.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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