User: subbu Topic: narmada
Category: Dam Siltation
Last updated: Aug 18 2017 07:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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'Flood has become an annual affair in Bihar' 18.8.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Come monsoon and the rivers in Bihar have once again breached the embankments, causing severe damages to life and property. The government machinery is yet again grappling with the relief and rescue operations. Despite the state government spending crores for the disaster control and management where 28 of 38 districts have been declared as "flood prone", the floods affect lakhs of people every year. The government measures, including construction and repair of embankments, have thoroughly failed to serve their purpose. This year, the flood has claimed almost 100 lives and affected over 93 lakh people across 17 districts in the north of the state. The toll has prompted the environmentalists and water experts to raise concern over the government's repeated failure to resolve the matter. Himalayan rivers are notorious for causing siltation between embankments. The process that badly affects the bed of the river can only be solved through dredging and treating the catchment, Patna-based hydrologist V K ...
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Welfare top of Govt. agenda, says Harish Rao 15.8.2017 Hindu: National
‘80% land acquisition completed for Kaleshwaram project canals’
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Call to use water jet technology instead of dredging 13.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Call to use water jet technology instead of dredging
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KCR to launch SRSP modernisation work tomorrow 9.8.2017 Hindu: News
Accumulation of silt has reduced the water holding capacity of the project, says Kadiyam
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Rain resumes after lull, TB dam, KRS receive good inflow 6.8.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Tungabhadra and Krishnaraja Sagara reservoirs in Ballari and Mandya districts respectively have received good inflow in the past 24 hours following copious rain in their catchment areas. Tungabhadra dam near Hosapete on Sunday received 6,043 cusecs. It was 4,757 cusecs on Saturday. The outflow on Sunday was a meagre 20 cusecs. The dam, lifeline of Ballari, Koppal and Raichur districts, received over half tmcft water in the last 24 hours (ending 8 am on Sunday). The storage level in the dam stands at 42.204 tmcft against 39.589 tmcft during the corresponding period, last year. The maximum storage level at TB dam is 133 tmcft, including 30 tmcft of silt deposit. With good showers in Cauvery basin, the inflow to the Krishnarajasagar (KRS) reservoir increased on Sunday, reports DHNS from Mandya. The inflow which was 4,651 cusecs on Saturday increased to 11,711 cusecs by Sunday evening. The outflow is 4,067 cusecs. The water level in KRS, as on August 6, is 91.50 feet. Rain resumed after a brief lull in ...
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Desilting work at 4 major dams to begin in a month 6.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
With storage at 98 mcft, experts say this is the best time to remove silt
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‘Dibang valley project may bring threat to Dr Bhupen Hazarika Setu’ 4.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
‘Dibang valley project may bring threat to Dr Bhupen Hazarika Setu’
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Palair old channel repair work nears completion 29.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Pylon being readied for inauguration
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DMK workers across TN protest Stalin's arrest 28.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
Salem/ Even as DMK launched its human chain protest across Tamil Nadu against NEET on Thursday, high drama played out in chief minister Edappadi K Palaniwami's constituency in Salem district.
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Loktak Lake and Manipur in ecological disaster 27.7.2017 Kangla Online
Loktak Lake and Manipur in ecological disaster
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Minister takes stock of flood relief measures in Lakhimpur 23.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Minister takes stock of flood relief measures in Lakhimpur
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Creating a smart flash flood-free Guwahati 20.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Creating a smart flash flood-free Guwahati
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Child dies as heavy rains trigger landslides in Himachal Pradesh 18.7.2017 Zee News : States
The baby was buried alive when a landslide destroyed a house in Chirgaon area of Rohru in Shimla district today while Kangra, Dharamshala and Palampur received heavy rainfall leading to flooding of roads and houses.  
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Take up more works under MGNREGA: MP 11.7.2017 Hindu: Home
B. Sriramulu, MP, has directed the officials of the departments concerned to take up more works under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) to generate around one crore man-...
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Ten Chain farmers up in arms 5.7.2017 Hindu: News
Stage dharna in front of Ayyappancoil village office seeking title deeds
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Nothing learnt from history 4.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Raising the Sardar Sarovar dam to its full height will result in more large-scale submergence of habitations
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Tidal interaction, strong winds may have driven flooding 28.6.2017 TOI: Goa
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No desiltation: Dam capacity reduced to 50% 26.6.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Brahmaputra Board mooted construction of multipurpose dams 26.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Brahmaputra Board mooted construction of multipurpose dams
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Joint initiatives to tackle waterlogging 24.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Joint initiatives to tackle waterlogging
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