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To be an environmental world power 4.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Cross-border environmentalism is crucial for South Asia, but India is not inclined to take the lead
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Bangladesh 'very concerned' over China building dams on Brahmaputra 31.5.2018 General News
Amid reports of China trying to build dams over the mighty Brahmaputra river, Bangladesh today said it is "very concerned" about diversion of water and prepared to participate in a joint water basin management. Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali batted for joint-dredging of rivers and said the prime ministers of the two countries had an extensive discussions on the issue. Responding to a question on China building dams on the Brahmaputra, he said: "On the Brahmaputra basin, we are very concerned about diversion of water and Bangladesh is prepared to join a joint basin management concept where we will discuss the points of water as it flows from the point of origin to the point of exit in the sea." "And naturally, we will be very happy to fully cooperate with all regional joint agencies," he said. Speaking to reporters at an interaction organised at the Indian Women Press Corps in New Delhi, he added Bangladesh believes in joint river basin management both in the ...
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Bhaichung's political party, Teesta water sharing issue, and more 27.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Santiniketan last week
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Mamata-Hasina talks: Many ‘ifs’ around Teesta 25.5.2018 Hindu: National
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will call on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her hotel in Kolkata on Saturday evening. Ms. Banerjee is expec
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Single tribunal to expedite water disputes settlement: Meghwal 16.4.2018 General News
Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal today said the proposed single national tribunal for settling inter-state water disputes would expedite resolutions and facilitate irrigation facilities across the country. The minister of state for water resources convened a meeting with the ministers and high-level officials of five eastern states -- West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. At present, there are separate tribunals for the Cauvery, the Narmada, the Krishna and other rivers existing in the country and the formation of the Mahanadi tribunal is in process, he said. "Instead of having so many tribunals, a single national tribunal has been proposed in the Interstate River Disputes Act Amendment Bill 2017 which has already been placed in the Lok Sabha," he said. A single tribunal would also help the states get proper irrigation facilities, Meghwal said adding the decision of the tribunal will be mandatory. Not just of the states, but the nation's interest is ...
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NCLT initiates insolvency resolution for Lanco Teesta Hydro Power 1.4.2018 Top Stories
The company failed to repay project loan dues of about Rs 3.13 billion to ICICI bank after the 500 Mw hydropower project remained unfinished due to various delays
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Why are our neighbours wary? 24.3.2018 Rediff: Columns
Blackmail on one side and bullying on the other doesn't make for a constructive partnership, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray.
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Telangana to bat for diverting Himalayan rivers south 20.2.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Interlinking expected to solve water shortage faced by four southern States
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The Brahmaputra conundrum 3.12.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Indian strategists should prepare for a possible river diversion by China
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Proto-fascist force in power at the centre, says Teesta Setalvad 31.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Terming the central government a proto-fascist force, human rights activist Teesta Setalvad on Tuesday said the freedom of speech and right to question to the established set-up is being immensely curtailed under the present regime.
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'Irritants' in Bangladesh-India ties will be removed, assures Sushma in Dhaka 23.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has promised to sincerely remove "irritants" between Bangladesh and India.
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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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