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Molasses leak: Punjab Pollution Control board issues notice to Chadha Sugar mill over dead fish 23.5.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on Tuesday issued a notice to Chadha sugar mill in molasses leakage incident, seeking its reply on why action should not be initiated against it for the alleged violations detected by the probe committee. A large number of fish were found dead in Beas on May 17 after molasses from the sugar factory leaked into the river in Punjab's Beas town, about 40 km from the Amritsar. "Notice has been issued to the Chadha Sugar mill, Kiri Afghana in Gurdaspur to seek the reply of its representatives on the findings of the probe committee report which found violations," a senior official said here today. The sugar mill representatives have been asked to appear before the PPCB authorities tomorrow for giving their reply, the official further said. A probe committee, which submitted its report to the state government yesterday, found violation in the storage of molasses, a byproduct in sugarcane processing, at the factory. "There was a violation pertaining to the storage of ...
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Molasses leak: Notice issued to Chadha Sugar mill 23.5.2018 General News
Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) today issued a notice to Chadha sugar mill in molasses leakage incident, seeking its reply on why action should not be initiated against it for the alleged violations detected by the probe committee. A large number of fish were found dead in Beas on May 17 after molasses from the sugar factory leaked into the river in Punjab's Beas town, about 40 km from the Amritsar. "Notice has been issued to the Chadha Sugar mill, Kiri Afghana in Gurdaspur to seek the reply of its representatives on the findings of the probe committee report which found violations," a senior official said here today. The sugar mill representatives have been asked to appear before the PPCB authorities tomorrow for giving their reply, the official further said. A probe committee, which submitted its report to the state government yesterday, found violation in the storage of molasses, a byproduct in sugarcane processing, at the factory. "There was a violation pertaining ..
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75 pc households feel corruption went up, 27 pc say paid bribe: Study 18.5.2018 General News
Seventy five per cent households across 13 states feel that the level of corruption has increased or remained the same during the last one year, while 27 per cent confessed to paying a bribe to avail public services in the last one year, according to a new survey. The 'India Corruption Study' conducted by the Centre For Media Studies covered more than 2,000 households from over 200 rural and urban clusters of 13 states -- Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Karantaka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Bengal. The report covered 11 public services -- public distribution system (PDS), electricity, health, school education, water supply , banking services, police, judicial services, land/housing and transport and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS, only rural). The study by CMS, a not-for-profit, multi-disciplinary development research and facilitative think-tank set-up in 1991, estimates that ...
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BBMB imposes 15 pc cut on water supply to Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan 18.5.2018 General News
The Bhakra and Beas Management Board (BBMB) today imposed a 15 per cent cut on the water being supplied to Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan from the Bhakra and Pong dams. The decision was taken because of low-level of water in the dams, officials said. Besides, the states have also been asked to be prepared for further curtailment of water supply, if the situation does not improve, officials said. BBMB Member (Irrigation) S K Sharma, "A cut of 15 per cent on water supply has been imposed on Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan because of the low level of water, especially in the Bhakra dam." Officials said a meeting of the technical committee, attended by representatives from the three states and BBMB officers, was held here to review the situation. BBMB has allowed the outflow of about 19,500 cusecs from the Bhakra reservoir to the three states, against the demand for 22,500 cusecs. Partnering states Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan get water from the Bhakra and Pong dams for various purposes, ..
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Water Storage Level of 91 Major Reservoirs of the Country Goes Down by One Percent 18.5.2018 General News
The total storage capacity of these 91 reservoirs is 161.993 BCM which is about 63% of the total storage capacity of 257.812 BCM which is estimated to have been created in the country. 37 Reservoirs out of these 91 have hydropower benefit with installed capacity of more than 60 MW.
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Water level across major reservoirs goes down by 1 pc 17.5.2018 General News
The water level in 91 major reservoirs across India has gone down to 19 per cent of their total storage capacity from 20 per cent last week, the Union Water Resources Ministry said today. There is 31.072 billion cubic metres (BCM) of water available in the reservoirs (as of today), according to a statement issued by the ministry. The latest levels in the reservoirs are 85 per cent of the storage reported in the corresponding period last year, the ministry said. It is also 90 per cent of the decadal average of the storage. The reservoirs in states such as Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand, Odisha, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana have reported lower water levels than last year. Major dams in Rajasthan, West Bengal, Tripura, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu have reported better storage vis-a-vis last year. The total storage capacity of all the major reservoirs is 161.993 BCM, which is about 63 per cent of the ..
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Water Storage Level of 91 Major Reservoirs of the Country Goes Down by One Percent 17.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
 The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on May 17, 2018 was 31.072 BCM which is 19% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 20 for the week ending on May 10, 2018.
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Examiner who set question on bad omens debarred: CM 16.5.2018 General News
After a row erupted over a question on bad omens in a recruitment examination held by Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) , Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said today the examiner who set the question paper had been debarred from all future assignments. The HSSC has also withdrawn the question, he said. Khattar said the question asked in the written examination was not appropriate. Speaking to reporters, Khattar said he would talk to representatives of the Brahmin community tomorrow on the issue. Members of the Brahmin community have held protests state over the issue. Khattar said the HSSC chairperson had informed him that the examiner had been debarred by the Commission . Apart from this, the controversial question has also been withdrawn, the chief minister said. In an examination for aspiring junior engineers held on April 10, one of the questions asked was - which one among the following is not a bad omen in Haryana. The options for the answer were: seeing an empty pot, .
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Pb CM shares Khattar's concern on 'wasteful' flow of river waters to Pak 14.5.2018 General News
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today shared the concern of his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar over "wasteful" flow of river waters into Pakistan, but sought "careful assessment" of the matter. He also called for similar efforts to prevent wastage of Yamuna river waters too. Singh ruled out the need for separate interaction between Punjab and Haryana or for engaging the Bhakra and Beas Management Board (BBMB) to undertake feasibility studies on the proposed second Ravi-Beas link since the matter was under consideration of a high-powered panel set up by the Centre for implementation of National Projects. Replying to Khattar's letter of May 7 on utilisation of Ravi water flowing into Pakistan, he said, "We would surely like to check all wasteful flow of river waters and secure every drop of it for our farmers, but these have to be carefully assessed." "In Punjab, we are of the considered opinion to fully secure and utilise the waters of the Ravi as also of other two ...
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K'taka polls: Here are the key constituencies to watch out 12.5.2018 General News
The D-Day for the elections in Karnataka is here. In just a few hours, the 4.94-crore strong electorate will begin exercising their franchise to decide the fates of over 2500 candidates, contesting for 222 assembly seats.The Karnataka election, essentially, is a triangular contest among the incumbent Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal (Secular) (JD-S).The southern state of Karnataka is one of the three states, where Congress is still in power. The other being Punjab and Mizoram and a union territory, Puducherry.Siddaramaiah, the incumbent chief minister who is also leading the campaign in the state, is highly confident that Congress would retain the state and win with a huge majority. During the past few weeks, he has travelled extensively across the state, wooing voters, while lambasting the BJP for fielding tainted candidates in the high-stake elections.While, the BJP, led by star campaigner Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has left no stones unturned and ...
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Only 11 Indus dolphins survive in India 10.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Only five to 11 individual Indus Dolphins, one of the world's rarest mammals, survive in India, with their habitat confined to 130 km stretch of Beas river in Punjab, reveals the first-ever organised census.
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Pb, Haryana, Rajasthan asked to use water judiciously 9.5.2018 General News
The Bhakra and Beas Management Board (BBMB) today asked Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan to use water judiciously, saying the water inflow into the Bhakra and Pong reservoirs is low this year. A technical committee meeting attended by representatives of the three states was held here to decide about the water release. "We have told partnering states that the level of water was low in Bhakra and Pong dams. Therefore, they should use the water judiciously," a senior official of the BBMB said. The water level in Bhakra dam, built on Sutlej river, was marked at 1,523 feet today, about 10 feet lower than what it was recorded on the same day last year. The water level in Pong dam, built on Beas River, was about eight feet lower than what it was on the same day in 2017. Pong dam's level was recorded at 1,291 feet. Official pointed out that there was 20 to 30 per cent lesser water inflow this year because of decrease in snow melting caused by low temperatures prevailing over upper ...
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Katas Raj case: Cement factories agree to find alternate water source 8.5.2018 General News
Pakistan's Supreme Court today wrapped up the Katas Raj temple pond case after local cement factories owners pledged to find alternative sources of water and pay for the water they use until then. The court in November last year took suo motu notice of the issue of drying up of the sacred pond in the historic Katas Raj temple complex in Chakwal district of Punjab, considered by the followers of Hindu religion a sacred place. Media reported that the sacred pond was depleting fast due to over exploitation of under ground water by cement factories near the pond. A three-member SC bench, headed by Chief Justice (CJP) Saqib Nisar, heard the case. The owners of Bestway Cement and DG Khan Cement agreed to submit Rs 2 billion - Rs 1.5 billion by Bestway and 0.5 billion by DG Khan - as bank security until they are able to find an alternate source of water. They also agreed to build a small dam in the area, the outflow of which will be maintained in a way that the pond at Katas Raj is not ...
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Power surplus Odisha buys from external sources to meet summer demand 7.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Peak power demand at all-time high of 4,600 Mw. The state's own generation, plus IPPs, plus share of power from Central stations is insufficient
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Punjab CM asks Centre to stop flow of river water to Pakistan 7.5.2018 General News
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has urged the Centre to take the lead in ensuring optimum harnessing of the Ravi-Beas waters and suggested constitution of a panel of experts to work out ways to restrict the flow of water from the state into Pakistan. Responding to media queries here today, the chief minister said he had not yet received the letter purported to have been written by his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar on the issue, but made it clear that his government would take every possible step to secure more water for the state. Pointing out that melting of ice leads to a rise in the water levels of the Ravi, Beas, and Sutlej rivers, causing them to flow into Pakistan, Singh said he had written to Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari suggesting storage of the excess water in dams in Himachal Pradesh to check its flow into Pakistan. He stressed the need for the central government to take the initiative in the matter. Under the Indus Water Treaty, 1960, ...
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Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes down by one percent 3.5.2018 General News
The total storage capacity of these 91 reservoirs is 161.993 BCM which is about 63% of the total storage capacity of 257.812 BCM which is estimated to have been created in the country. 37 Reservoirs out of these 91 have hydropower benefit with installed capacity of more than 60 MW.
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Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes down by one percent 3.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on May 03, 2018 was 35.219 BCM which is 22% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 23 for the week ending on April 26, 2018.
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Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of The Country goes down by one percent 27.4.2018 General News
The total storage capacity of these 91 reservoirs is 161.993 BCM which is about 63% of the total storage capacity of 257.812 BCM which is estimated to have been created in the country. 37 Reservoirs out of these 91 have hydropower benefit with installed capacity of more than 60 MW.
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Water level across major reservoirs dips by 1 pc 26.4.2018 General News
The water level in 91 major reservoirs across India has gone down to 23 per cent of their total storage capacity from 24 per cent last week, the Union Water Resources Ministry said today. There is 37.109 billion cubic metres (BCM) of water available in the reservoirs (as of today), according to a statement issued by the ministry. The latest levels in the reservoirs are 85 per cent of the storage reported in the corresponding period last year, the ministry said. It is also 90 per cent of the decadal average of the storage. The reservoirs in states such as Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand, Odisha, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana have reported lower water levels than last year. Major dams in Rajasthan, West Bengal, Tripura, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu have reported better storage vis-a-vis last year. The total storage capacity of all the major reservoirs is 161.993 BCM, which is about 63 per cent of the .
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Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of The Country  goes down by one percent 26.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on April 26, 2018 was 37.109 BCM which is 23% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 24 for the week ending on April 19, 2018.
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