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A treasure trove of flora 17.5.2018 Hindu: Nxg
The herbarium at Jawaharlal Nehru Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute houses a rich collection of flora, some dating back to the 19th century. Today is International Museum Day
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26% pay hike for KPTCL employees 3.3.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues

Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar has said that the salary of Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Ltd. (KPTCL) employees would be enhanced by 26%.

He told presspersons on the premises of

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Dual piping and Linganmakki are BDA’s answer to meet water demand in 2031 27.11.2017 Hindu: Home
However, its plan does not mention Rain Water Harvesting, which is being seen as a major lacuna, while the BWSSB is aggressively pursuing the same
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Late monsoon surge boosts hydel power generation 1.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Available water in three major reservoirs of State will generate 5,204 MU of power
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Shivamogga, Bhadravati, Tirthahalli see heavy rain 11.9.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Widespread rain was recorded in Shivamogga, Bhadravati and Tirthahalli taluks on Sunday.Bhadravati city received 6 cm of rainfall in past 24 hours while 3 cm of rainfall was recorded in Shivamogga cit...
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Hydel reservoirs: Water level rises by 1 ft in a day 29.8.2017 Hindu: National
Heavy rain in Malnad region in the last 24 hours has increased storage in the State’s three major hydel reservoirs by one foot.The catchment areas of Linganamakki reservoir that provides water for Sha...
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Heavy rain wreaks havoc in Shivamogga 11.8.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Electricity poles damaged; vehicular movement disrupted for over an hour
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Hydel storage inches above last year’s mark 10.8.2017 Hindu: National
Rain in Western Ghats in the last 15 days has risen water level at the Linganamakki, Supa, and Mani reservoirs
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Heavy rain in Shivamogga district 5.8.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Moderate to heavy rain continued to lash several parts of Shivamogga district on Saturday.

Shivamogga, Hosanagar, Thirthahalli and Bhadravathi received good spell of rain intermittently.

Heavy rain lashed Thirthahalli in the morning and Shivamogga, Hosanagar in the afternoon. Water level in Linganamakki dam rose to 1,782.85 feet as catchment area received 60 mm rainfall.

Kodagu district experienced moderate rainfall. Bhagamandala, Talacauvery, Napoklu and Madikeri received intermittent showers.

The inflow of water to Harangi reservoir has increased to 8,482 cusecs. In the last 24 hours (ending Saturday 8 am) the district received an average of 32.92 mm rainfall. This includes 78.6 mm in Bhagamandala and 63.2 mm in Madikeri.
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Rain recedes, but inflow to dams continues 24.7.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The rains have receded in the state, but the dams continue to receive heavy inflow. The inflow to River Krishna and its tributaries decreased in Belagavi district as the showers are on the wane. But the rivers continued to flow near the danger mark in the taluks of Chikkodi, Raibag and Athani in the district on Monday. Inflow from Rajapur barrage into River Krishna came down to 1.04 lakh cusecs. Inflow to and outflow from Hippargi barrage was 1.75 lakh cusecs. Six low-lying bridges in Chikkodi taluk remained submerged. However, a record 9.445 tmcft of water flowed into the Almatti dam on a single day. The water level was 517.1 metres against the maximum level of 519.6 metres. On Sunday, the inflow was 1.3 lakh cusecs, the outflow was 1.42 lakh cusecs. The inflow to the Tungabhadra reservoir in Hosapete taluk, Ballari district, decreased from 51,162 cusecs on Sunday to 34,540 cusecs on Monday. The outflow decreased from 2,359 cusecs to 1,897 cusecs. The water stored in the reservoir, however, increased ...
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In Shivamogga, inflow into dams up but live storage still a concern 20.7.2017 Hindu: Home
In the wake of low water storage in Bhadra reservoir, farmers directed not to cultivate paddy, a water-intensive crop, for kharif season
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Increase in inflow into dams 20.7.2017 Hindu: Home
The district received torrential rain on Wednesday owing to which the inflow into major reservoirs has enhanced. The inflow into Linganamakki reservoir — that was at the rate of 13,828 cusecs on Tuesd...
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Monsoon intensifies in some dists, farmers upbeat 18.7.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Shivamogga, Thirthahalli, Sagar, Bhadravathi in Shivamogga district received heavy rain intermittently throughout the day. Water level in the major rivers in Thirthahalli taluk - Tunga, Malathi, Kushavathi - has increased. Agumbe recorded a rainfall of 74.2mm. Sagar taluk received heavy rain and many roads were waterlogged. The wall of a house at Nehrunagar in the town collapsed due to heavy rain. Electricity poles were uprooted in some parts of the taluk. Shikaripur and Sorab received good spell of rain. The water level in Linganamakki dam rose to 1,766.80 feet against the maximum level of 1,819 feet. The inflow was 13, 828 cusecs. Heavy showers lashed Belagavi city and surrounding villages, while overcast conditions prevailed in most parts of the district with occasional spells of drizzle. Khanapur town received occasional mild showers and drizzle. Copious rains lashing the southern parts of Maharashtra increased the inflow into River Krishna, with the neighbouring state discharging 30,000 cusecs water ...
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Rain resumes in Karwar, Shivamogga 11.7.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Rain resumed in Uttara Kannada and Shivamogga districts on Tuesday while Ballari also received widespread rain. It rained heavily in Karwar and Mundgod. There were reports of moderate rain in Bhatkal, Honnavar, Kumta, Yellapur, Siddapur and Sirsi. The district recorded a total of 11.8 mm of rain in the 24 hours ending Tuesday 8.30 am. Moderate to heavy rain lashed various parts of Shivamogga on Tuesday. Water level in Linganamakki dam rose to 1,762.90 feet against the maximum of 1,819 feet. Ballari district received widespread rain on Tuesday. While it rained for around 30 minutes in Hagaribommanahalli, heavy rain lashed Hosapete for about two hours in the noon. Hagaribommanahalli received rain after a long gap of three months. Hosapete and villages around the town have been receiving rain for the past four days consecutively. There was only drizzle in Sandur. Intermittent rain accompanied by strong winds lashed Kalaburagi and surrounding areas. Rain receded in Kodagu district. In the last 24 hours ...
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Intermittent rain in several parts of state 5.7.2017
Intermittent rain lashed several parts of the state on Wednesday. Shivamogga, Hosanagar, Thirthahalli, Bhadravathi and Sagar in Shivamogga received a good spell of rain. The water level in Linganamakki dam rose to 1,760.65 feet against maximum level of 1,819 feet. The inflow of water was 8,600 cusecs. Rain receded in Kodagu. The district received an average of 9.44 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours (ending on 8 am on Wednesday). It has received an average of 765.85 mm rainfall since January. The details of rain in various hoblis are as follows: Madikeri Kasaba - 14.2 mm, Napoklu - 5.4 mm, Sampaje -12.2 mm, Bhagamandala -21.6 mm, Srimangala - 7.2 mm, Somwarpet - 16 mm, Shanivarasanthe - 10 mm, Shanthalli - 14 mm, Kodlipete - 19.2 mm and Suntikoppa -10 mm. In Uttara Kannada district, heavy rain lashed Siddapura while Honnavar, Bhatkal, Mundgod, Haliyal and Sirsi witnessed drizzling. The district received a total of 155.7 mm of rain in the last 24 hours. Intermittent rain also lashed Kalaburagi city and ...
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Almatti dam level up by 1 metre for 3rd day 4.7.2017 Deccan Herald - State

The water level in the Lalbahadur Shastri Sagar reservoir at Almatti near here rose by almost one metre for the third consecutive day on Tuesday.

This follows release of huge volume of water to River Krishna from the dams in Maharashtra.

The water level which was 508.4 metres on Monday increased to 509.35 metres on Tuesday.

The water stored in the dam increased to 26.886 tmc feet from 22.92 tmc feet, a rise of 3.996 tmc feet.

The inflow to the reservoir was 41,901 cusecs on Monday and rose to 45,825 cusecs on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, intermittent rain lashed some parts of Shivamogga district on Tuesday. But the intensity was very low.

Shivamogga, Sagar, Hosanagar, Thirthahalli and Bhadravathi received moderate rain.

The water level in Linganamakki dam rose to 1,760.10 feet against maximum level of 1,819 feet as the catchment area received rainfall of 38mm. The inflow of water was 16,664 cusecs.

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Rain in some parts of state 23.6.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Monsoon was active in a few parts of the state on Friday. Heavy rain, accompanied by gusty winds, lashed a few villages of Kampli taluk in Ballari district in the evening. For the last few days, monsoon was inactive in the district. The rainfall has brought cheers to the farmers who have now enthusiastically begun sowing activities in their fields. They were seen preparing the fields for the kharif crops. Moderate rain lashed various parts of Shivamogga district on Friday. Shivamogga, Thirthahalli, Bhadravathi and Sagar received moderate rain intermittently. Heavy rain lashed Hosanagar in the evening. There is no drastic rise in the inflow of water to the Linganamakki dam. It drizzled in several parts of Haveri district for some time, while dank weather prevailed throughout the day. Rain lashed Kalaburagi city and the surrounding areas on Friday evening for half an hour. Several parts of Uttara Kannada district received moderate rainfall. While it rained for more than an hour in Karwar, it drizzled for ...
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As water level recedes in Sharavathi river, sand mafia rejoices 18.4.2017 Hindu: National
While the decline in the Sharavathi river water level, owing to the drought in the region for two consecutive years, has triggered a drinking water crisis in human habitations along the riverbank, it ...
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Power output at Sharavathy doubled ahead of summer 6.2.2017
Power generation at the Sharavathy Generating Station (SGS) in Shivamogga district has been doubled, from 5 million units per day to 10 million units, as the state government gears up to meet the energy requirement in the summer. The SGS contributes almost 30% of electric power generated in Karnataka and has the capacity to generate 24 million units per day. The SGS is the backbone of Karnataka's power generating arsenal. Its 10 units have an installed capacity of 1,035 MW. Power generation at other stations has also gone up. The Mahatma Gandhi Jog Falls Power House is generating 0.4 to 0.5 million units per day against its actual capacity of 3.33 million units. The Linganamakki Power House has two units with an installed capacity of 55 MW. The Gerusoppa Power House's four units have an installed capacity to generate 240 MW. In all, 12-15 million units of power is being generated per day at four plants — Sharavathy, Mahatma Gandhi, Linganamakki and Gerusoppa. The government is banking heavily on ...
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Bengaluru's water needs in 2031: Master Plan paints a grim picture 14.1.2017
Faced with acute water shortage, particularly during the summer months, Bengaluru is struggling hard to cope . If this is the scenario now, how scary will it be in 2031? The Revised Master Plan 2031 document released recently by the Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA) offers some clues. The scary part is this: To cater to the needs of a projected population of 20.3 million in 2031, the water demand will be 5,340 Million Litres per Day (MLD). This includes 3,920 MLD for domestic potable purposes and 2,745 MLD for non-potable and commercial purposes. The RMP has stressed the need to finalise a perennial source capable of meeting the water demand till 2031 and beyond. "The estimated demand may be reduced in the long term by reducing the Unaccounted For Water (UFW) to 15-20%, implementation of Dual Pipeline System, use of lakes for water sourcing, etc." The document has put forward a set of short, medium and long-term proposals to meet the shortfalls by 2021, 2031 and 2051. The cumulative shortfall will be ...
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