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Category: Canal Breaches
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One-way lanes fail to offer way out of traffic chaos 22.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Potholes, heavy rain worsen traffic along bylanes
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Civic body plans to overhaul canals 19.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Proposals sought from consultants for feasibility study
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Chinese-owned Mediapro grab French football TV rights in mega 1bn euro offer 30.5.2018 General News
Chinese-owned Mediapro crashed French football's television rights party in style, snapping up the right to broadcast Ligue 1 matches domestically for the period 2020 to 2024 for 1.153 billion euros ($1.33 billion) annually, the French league (LFP) announced. "It was a successful bidding process, with a significant increase of our TV rights," said LFP president Nathalie Boy de la Tour, with the existing deal for 2016 to 2020 valued at 726.5 million euros. Based in Spain but owned by the Chinese private equity fund Orient Hontai, Mediapro snapped up the leading packages put up for auction on Tuesday as longtime French football broadcaster Canal+ was left empty-handed. "It's a historic turning point," said Didier Quillot, the French league's chief executive. "We haven't quite had time to crack open the Champagne, but we're happy. It proves that our football is getting better, and broadcasters are starting to recognise that too. "Our football is now more entertaining, we have a seven ...
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Portion of retaining wall along walkers’ track collapses 29.5.2018 Hindu: News
Incident occurred after the city experienced heavy rain on Sunday
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Punjab: Work on treating hazardous ravine going on at slow pace 24.5.2018 General News
The water of Buddha Nullah (ravine), a seasonal stream that runs through Ludhiana, has turned black due to industrial and chemical wastes.Several deaths caused by hepatitis and other diseases have been reported in surrounding villages in the past four years, raising widespread fear among the locals living in the region.Though one plant is ready, it is yet to get operational, and the works on the other three have not been completed yet."The Pollution Control Board (PCB) is working on installing four, Common Effluent Treatment Plants (CETP) in the area. But, only one has been made till now and even that has not become operational," said Ludhiana Municipal Corporation Commissioner Jaskiran Singh.Buddha Nullah runs through various districts in Punjab and drains in Sutlej, is one of most polluted water bodies of the state. The highly populated and industrialised Ludhiana city is one of the main sources of the pollution of the stream. The water gets polluted as it enters Ludhiana city. The .
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Punjab CM breaks silence, warns against river water pollution 23.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
After remaining silent for one week on pollution of Beas waters and resultant death of marine life, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday warned against laxity in dumping of molasses into the river or any leniency.
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NDRF personnel dived 50 feet to retrieve bodies of boat tragedy victims 19.5.2018 Hindu: National
24 deep divers struggled in the 50-hour operation in the Godavari near Manturu in East Godavari district
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Water supply from Malsisar dam restored 10.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The dam had breached in March just three months after it was built, inundating several areas
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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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