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Category: Canal Breaches
Last updated: Apr 21 2018 07:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Sabarmati weir could meet water need for 15 days 21.4.2018 DNA: India
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is all set to construct a weir near Indira bridge on the Sabarmati river. The weir, once completed, would be able to store up to 20,000 million litres per day (MLD) and cater to the city's water needs for 15 days, in case of a shortage. "On daily basis, the AMC gets water from different sources. Many times, breaches happen in the canals and around 200 MLD of water supply stops for a few days. To avoid such situations, we are building a new weir on the Sabarmati River," said Pravin Patel, Standing Committee Chairman, AMC. He added, "For the optimum usage of water, we are planning to construct the weir near the Indira bridge in Kotarpur. This water can be treated at the Kotarpur water works, so it would be cost effective as well. We have allotted Rs 10 crore for the same and the state government has given us permission for it." Change in design of Riverfront Phase II Pravin Patel said that the AMC is considering changes in the design of the second phase of Sabarmati ...
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Shramdan- New way to tackle drought in Maharashtra 14.4.2018 General News
Abhishek S AwasthiParli Taluka (Maharashtra) [India], Apr. 14 (ANI): In a season of vacation, children and teenagers are participating in a drive called 'Shramdan'.Shramdan is all about donating physical labour to villagers in their respective villages as a measure undertaken for water conversation and accumulation in future to tackle drought.In Shramdan, the villagers dig up trenches, small canals; take up widening and broadening work across river banks. They do it for around three hours in the morning from 6:00 am to 9:00 am and in the evening before sunset.All these villagers do it for a cause to secure their future and they do it completely free. They even undergo training and accordingly a team is formed who plans for their respective villages."40 percent of India's land is irrigable, the figure drops to only 16.57 percent in Maharashtra, and it's a mere 1.72 percent in Parli," Mayank Gandhi, NGO Global Parli of Beed District in Maharashtra."What attracts me towards this drive is
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Saon canal embankment breaches at Pondripali village 7.4.2018 General News
The embankment of the Saon canal under the Hirakud reservoir has been breached at Pondripali village flooding land under Rengali block of Sambalpur district, officials said. The 15-feet breach developed yesterday while 630 cusec water was released from the canal, they said. "The earthen embankment has become old and it was weak at Paandripali. However, we have stopped release of water. The repair work has begun," said assistant engineer of the water resource department J K Bariha. The Sub-Collector Pradeep Sahu, who visited the spot, said "the farm land has not been affected due to the breach. The water flowed through forest land. The restoration work has already begun. The breach will be repaired soon." Earlier on February 11, a 40-feet breach had developed in the embankment of Sason canal at Khejurbandh village under the Kilasama Gram Panchayat in the district, damaging standing crop over a large tract of land, officials said.
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Crest gates installed on MMD 6.4.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Major balancing reservoir completed with capacity to store 25 tmc of water
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FIR against company in dam breach case 2.4.2018 Hindu: National
Asked to pay penalty of ₹2.75 crore
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Malsisar damned! 1.4.2018 DNA: Mumbai
A portion of a dam at the ambitious Malsisar’s Kumbharam Arya Lift Canal project came crashing down much before it could be inaugurated. The dam, built at an estimated cost of Rs 588 crore, washed away the hopes of people living in Malsisar, Khetri, Jhunjhunu, Sikar and 1473 other surrounding villages who were waiting for it to quench their thirst from the Indira Gandhi canal water. The village surrounding the dam Kakreyu submerged in water flowing thick and fast from the dam. The district administration and police have rushed to the spot pushing the rescue operation. No loss of life has been reported so far. Teams of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have reached the spot from Jaipur. Hemant Gera, Secretary of Disaster Management, is keeping a close watch on the situation. Meanwhile, Jhunjhunu Collector Dinesh Kumar Yadav told DNA that there has been no loss of life and no major damage to property so far. Rescue operations are on. The administration ...
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Newly-built Malsisar dam in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu suffers damage, near... 31.3.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Newly-built Malsisar dam in Rajasthan's Jhunjhunu suffers damage, near...
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Several areas inundated in Rajasthan dam breach 31.3.2018 Hindu: Fitness
It was constructed three months ago
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Man held for abducting, killing minor boy in northwest Delhi 25.3.2018 General News
A man was today arrested for allegedly abducting and murdering an 11-year-old boy, whose body was recovered in bushes near Bhalswa Dairy, with police suspecting that the minor was sexually assaulted before being killed. The Class IV student yesterday had gone out with another boy from the neighbourhood. He used to stay with his family near Haiderpur Canal in northwest Delhi's Shalimar Bagh, police said. A man met them on the way and asked him to get some things to him. The boy got him those things and then the man asked the victim to accompany him, the police said. The boy went along with the man and his friend who was playing at a distance saw him going. He alerted the boy's family and other neighbours who started looking for the boy. The police were also informed but the boy could not be found, they said. On the basis of the man's description provided by the boy's friend, he was caught, the police said. The man confessed to the crime and said he had killed the boy and dumped his ...
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Teen brothers drown in a canal 21.3.2018 General News
Two brothers drowned in a canal here on Wednesday after falling into it while playing nearby, police said.
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Piers Morgan takes break from 'Good Morning Britain' 21.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
TV personality Piers Morgan is taking a short break from "Good Morning Britain".
Alappuzha's dirty secret: Lauded by UN, NGOs -- but 'Venice of East' still stinks 18.3.2018 General News
Standing atop a wall, 37-year-old Sabu Vijayan, an Alappuzha municipality sanitation worker, was singing as he used a long metal pipe to break a thick layer of waste floating on the two-metre-wide canal below him.
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Fire breaks out during cracker testing, no casualty 11.3.2018 General News
A number of crackers caught fire during testing near a cracker manufacturing unit at Changripota under Mahestala police station area in South 24 Parganas district today, the police said. No casualty was reported. The workers were testing a cracker near the unit and sparks from it fell on other crackers kept nearby causing the fire. The workers used the water of nearby canal to put out the fire, the police said. A fire tender had also gone there but by that time, the blaze was extinguished.
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School fined ₹10,000 for dumping trash in canal 6.3.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Civic body to crack down on those polluting water bodies
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Meet Kerala’s plantation queens 3.3.2018 Hindu: Home
Three women in an alpha-male industry and how they came up trumps
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Anatomy of a land grab 27.2.2018 FrontLine: Home
A close scrutiny of documents reveals a pattern of circumvention of procedures at every stage to favour the setting up of the Kakinada Special Economic Zone. By KUNAL SHANKAR
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3 killed as brick stack collapses 23.2.2018 General News
At least three labourers were killed and five others injured when a stack of bricks collapsed at a brick field in Chapra area of Nadia district today, the police said. The incident occurred at Rajibnagar locality when the labourers were placing newly manufactured bricks in a stack. Suddenly, the stack collapsed and eight labourers went under a pile of bricks. Two of them died on the spot and another one succumbed to injuries later, the police said adding that two of the deceased were women. The injured were admitted to the Shaktinagar Hospital in Krishnagar.
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Canal breach floods cultivated land in Mathura 14.2.2018 General News
A breach in the Mat branch of the Ganga canal flooded vast tracts of cultivated land in the city, a senior official said today. The breach occurred near Kapoorwali Bagichi in the Mant tehsil last night, SDM Mant Varun Pandey said. The flooding affected potato crop in around 5 acres of land according to a team of the administration. Roughly 30 farmers have been hit by the waterlogging, hesaid. The breach has been plugged. The affected farmers would be compensated by the government, the SDM added.
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Embankment of canal caves in, damages crops 11.2.2018 General News
A breach in the embankment of a canal in Odisha's Sambalpur district today caused damage to standing crops in several villages. The 40-feet breach has developed in the embankment of Sason canal in Khejurbandh under the Kilasama Gram Panchayat in the district, officials said adding crops were submerged particylarly in Balbaspur and Kilasama. According to the villagers, the embankment of the canal in the Hirakud dam circle gave way in the early hours today. "We have already informed the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) about the loss caused due to the breach. The loss will be assessed after the water recedes," said Sambalpur Sadar Sub Collector, Pradeep Sahu. According to Superintending Engineer, Hirakud Dam Circle, Saroj Panda, the toe wall of the embankment had become old and it probably failed to retain the embankment leading to the breach. Both the sluice gates of the canal have now been closed and repair work has begun, he said adding the repair work ..
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Jammu attack: JeM militants caught security personnel at Sunjuwan off guard despite high alert 11.2.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
The attack on the 36 Brigade Sunjuwan military station by heavily-armed militants in the wee hours on Saturday caught both the army and the police off guard.
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