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‘Groundwater extraction in Cauvery a cause for concern’ 22.2.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu

A combination of factors has led to “huge groundwater extraction” over and above the replenishable capacity of the aquifer in the Cauvery delta, experts say.

Arguing against the Supreme Court

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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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Airports to be linked to waterways 18.2.2018 Hindu: Kerala
Facility for Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, and Kannur airports
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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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A whirlwind tour sans evena whimper from Opposition 30.1.2018 Hindu: Madurai
Governor criss-crosses city on a tight schedule, but traffic flow suffers
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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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Farmers demand at least three more wettings 19.1.2018 Hindu: Home
To save standing paddy crop in double-crop area
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City may get more boom barriers 10.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Corporation collects 546 tonnes of waste in just two months
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Steps on to solve drinking water shortage 3.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Canals meant for irrigation projects to be opened on January 10 and 15
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Steps to address drinking water shortage in Ernakulam district 30.12.2017 Hindu: News
Canals of Periyar Valley, Muvattupuzha Valley irrigation projects to be opened soon
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Farmers block Theni-Madurai Road 25.12.2017 Hindu: National
They demand release of water in Tirumangalam Main Canal
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Farmers demand want water for irrigation 15.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘If water is to be released for all, the storage may dwindle fast’
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Live updates: Cyclone Ockhi – Holiday declared in 5 districts in Tamil Nadu 1.12.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
As the rain refused to let up, districts across Tamil Nadu have declared holidays for schools and colleges.
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Melur farmers upset over water release to Theni district 25.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Blame the State government of acting in a partisan manner
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Mullaperiyar: T.N. moves SC against parking project 21.11.2017 Hindu: Home
NGT had given nod to Kerala to go ahead with its proposal
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Farmers block road seeking water for irrigation 20.11.2017 Hindu: Madurai
For Periyar single crop area in Melur region
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Water released into PTR Main Channel 20.11.2017 Hindu: National
To benefit 830 acres in Uthamapalayam block and 4,316 acres in Theni block
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NGT clears Kerala’s proposal on works at Periyar Tiger Reserve 16.11.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
TN likely to appeal in Supreme Court
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‘Periyar dam is in good condition’ 14.11.2017 Hindu: National
SC-appointed panel chief says Kerala, T.N. agree to cooperate in sorting out issues
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