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Rs 389-cr Bhagalpur canal breach: Bihar govt orders probe 20.9.2017 Latest News
Action would be taken against officials found guilty and the project would be inaugurated after two months: Bihar govt
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Portion of Rs 389 crore canal collapses in Bihar before inauguration 20.9.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday canceled inauguration of Bateshwarsthan Ganga Pump Canal Project after parts of canal caved in a few hours before its inauguration. Following the collapse of parts of the canal, a vast stretch of NTPC super thermal power station was inundated.The Rs 389 crore-canal project is a ‘lift irrigation scheme’ in which water from the Ganga is to be lifted with the help of pumps and released into the canal to irrigate the agricultural land at Kahalgaon in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district and Godda in Jharkhand.A portion of the canal collapsed when water from the
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Bhagalpur canal breach: Bihar govt orders probe 20.9.2017 TOI: Home
The Bihar government has ordered a probe into the breach of a canal in Bhagalpur, which led to the cancellation of its inauguration on Wednesday by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, and a barrage of criticism from opposition RJD and JD(U) rebel Sharad Yadav.
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Sharad Yadav, Lalu attack Nitish over canal collapse 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Once friends, and now his arch foes -- rebel JD-U leader Sharad Yadav and RJD chief Lalu Prasad -- took pot shots at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday, accusing his government of massive corruption after a portion of an irrigation canal in Bhagalpur district collapsed hours before its inauguration.
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Canal wall collapses hours before Nitish was to inaugurate scheme 20.9.2017 Rediff: News
The wall broke up after being forcefully hit by the Ganga river waters when the pump was switched on for a trial run.
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Embarrassment for Nitish as Bihar canal collapses 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A portion of a canal that was to be inaugurated on Wednesday by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar collapsed hours before the ceremony, causing embarrassment to the state government.
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Rs 389 crore dam collapses in Bihar, inauguration by Nitish Kumar cancelled 20.9.2017 deccanherald.com
The inauguration of the Rs 389.31 crore Ganga pump canal scheme scheduled for today has been cancelled after wall of the canal collapsed during a trial run and inundated areas of a township. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was scheduled to inaugurate the canal scheme, aimed at providing irrigation facilities in the state and neighbouring Jharkhand. The wall of the canal collapsed when water from the Ganga forcefully hit it after the pump was switched on for a trial run at Bateshwarsthan in Bhagalpur district. The water gushed into Kahalgaon and inundated areas in NTPC township as well some civil areas including the residence of the Kahalgaon civil judge and the sub-judge. "The proposed programme of the Chief Minister at Bhagalpur today has been cancelled due to technical reasons," an official statement said in Patna yesterday. Advertisements were yesterday put out in newspapers about the inauguration of the project by the CM in the presence of Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Rajiv Ranjan Singh ...
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Embarrassment for CM Nitish as canal collapses a day before inauguration 20.9.2017 Latest News
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was scheduled to inaugurate the canal scheme
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Bihar: Rs. 389 crore dam collapses a day before inauguration 20.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
Bhagalpur (Bihar) , September 20 : In a shocking turn of events, the 389.31 crore worth Gateshwar Panth Canal Project ,which was all set to be inaugurated by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, suffered a major blow as a part of the dam collapsed just 24 hours before the inaugural ceremony.
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Rs 389-crore dam collapses in Bihar a day before inauguration 20.9.2017 Zee News : States
A major portion of the Gateshwar Panth Canal Project dam worth Rs 389.31 crore collapsed on Tuesday, 24 hours before its inauguration ceremony by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
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Canal collapses in Bihar a day before inauguration 20.9.2017 Hindu: National
A day before it was to be inaugurated by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a canal built at the cost of ₹828 crore in Bhagalpur district collapsed on Tuesday.The 11-km long Bateshwarsthan Ganga Pump...
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Canal in Bihar collapses day before inauguration 20.9.2017 TOI: Home
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After downpour, it’s raining miseries for Kochiites 19.9.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Movement of pedestrians, vehicles hit on flooded roads; traders on M.G. Road slam Kochi Corporation for not clearing choked drains
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Rain fury: 2 killed in house collapse, crops damaged in dist 6.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Two people were killed in different wall collapse incidents after heavy rain lashed Mysuru district on Tuesday night. The deceased have been identified as Channamma (55) of K R Nagar taluk and Sandesh Gowda (7) of H D Kote taluk. Rainwater entered several houses and inundated agricultural fields. Paddy and sugarcane crops on 10 acres of land got washed away due to a breach in the Chamaraja old canal near Gandanahalli in K R Nagar taluk on Tuesday night. Farmers complained that though they had informed the engineers about the breach in the canal, they did not visit the spot till Wednesday evening. The loss has been pegged at Rs 7 lakh. Kollegal More than 15 houses collapsed while hundreds of them were inundated in Kollegal due to heavy rain that battered the region on Tuesday night. Rainwater entered houses and temples at Anjaneyapura in the town. The walls of several houses collapsed damaging household articles and destroying foodgrain. Residents of Anjaneyapura complained that even after informing the ...
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Canal breach inundates paddy fields in Srirangapatna 6.9.2017 deccanherald.com
The overflowing Virija Canal, due to heavy rains that pounded the taluk and Mysuru district on Tuesday night, left agricultural lands in the taluk inundated, destroying the crops. The water entered the fields at the 35th KM of the canal, destroying the crops on more than 25 acres of lands. Paddy and sugar cane crops have been washed away. It is said that there was heavy flow of water into the canal due to heavy rains in Mysuru, which resulted in the water overflowing into the nearby fields. Huge silt deposits at Ullani, where water is allowed to seep into the Cauvery River, is also said to be the reason for the water to enter the fields. Farmers Lakshman, Nagaraju and others said, they had been requesting the officials concerned to desilt the canals to prevent such incidents. "Moreover, the upgradation of Virija Canal, that was taken up a year ago, had been suspended. The requests by the farmers to upgrade the canal from 550 cusecs capacity to 800 cusecs has not been considered," they complained. Cauvery ...
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Area which collapsed was just 1% of Ghazipur landfill dump 4.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The tonnes of garbage at the 'over-saturated' Ghazipur dump-yard which collapsed on Friday claiming two lives is estimated to be just one percent of the entire landfill, a senior municipal engineer said.
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Ghazipur landfill collapse: National Green Tribunal issues showcause notices to Delhi government, EDMC, NHAI 4.9.2017 Zee News : States
National Green Tribunal issued show cause notices to Delhi government, East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC), National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) over Ghazipur landfill collapse.
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Fishers want Ennore estuary dredged 3.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Say they have been unable to venture into the sea due to the piling up of silt
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Young ryot set to lose land, dies of cardiac arrest 2.9.2017 Hindu: National
Fear of losing land reportedly triggered cardiac arrest
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East Delhi landfill collapse: Rs 1 lakh to kin of victims who died in Ghazipur 2.9.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
East Delhi Mayor Neema Bhagat today announced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh each to the kin of two persons who died after a portion of a mountainous garbage dump in Ghazipur caved in. The giant dump at the Ghazipur landfill site stood 60 metres high, nearly as tall as a 15-storey building, before a portion of it gave in yesterday because of heavy rains in the national capital. A car, scooter and two motorcycles were swept away by the resulting momentum of the garbage and slush, and thrown off into a canal. While Raj Kumari (32) and Abhishek (22) died, five persons were injured in the incident. The landfill site falls under the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC). Bhagat, who met the family members of the deceased, said, "The landfill site had reached its saturation point in 2002". She announced an ex gratia of Rs 1 lakh each to the families of the deceased from the mayor's fund. The Ghazipur landfill is the oldest of its kind in the national capital. It was started in 1984 and is spread over 29 ...
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