User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Interlinking
Last updated: Nov 20 2017 22:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Maharashtra: Eight die after elevator falls in 200 feet deep tunnel 20.11.2017 DNA: Money
 In a tragic incident, eight labourers working at an undercover tunnel for Bhima-Nira river linking project near Bhigwan in Pune district lost their lives after an elevator through which they were coming up, collapsed on Monday evening. According to Bhigwan police, construction of an underground tunnel was going on and labourers were working nearly 200 feet below the surface where the incident took place at around 6.30 pm on Monday. "After finishing the day's work, these eight workers were coming up  to the surface with the help of the elevator. However, the cable attached to the elevator tore mid-way and it collapsed in the tunnel and all eight labourers were killed on the spot," said Police Sub Inspector B N Pawar of Bhigwan police station.  According to police, most of the labourers working at  the site are from other  states. After the tragedy, the police are now trying to ascertain the identity of the deceased workers. The project is under the Krishna Bhima Stabilisation scheme,for construction of ...
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Go for ID crops: CM 18.11.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday urged farmers of the Nagarjuna Sagar Right Canal Project ayacut to opt for irrigated dry (ID) crops, rather than paddy, during rabi in view of water sca...
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AP topping several development-related indices in the country, says Naidu 17.11.2017 New Kerala: Andhra Pradesh
AP topping several development-related indices in the country, says Naidu
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'Padmavati' director should have taken care of people's sentiment: Uma Bharti 16.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Minister Uma Bharti on Thursday hit out at Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the director of Bollywood film "Padmavati", for not taking care of sentiments of the Rajput community and said disrespect of actress Deepika Padukone is "immoral".
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Linking Godavari with Penna is the next big target, says CM 10.11.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
‘Pattiseema project saved paddy crop worth about ₹14,000 crore’
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NGT notice to Centre on river linking project 6.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday issued notice to the Centre on clearances granted to the Rs 1,800-crore Ken-Betwa river linking project.
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NGT gives Centre two weeks to respond to notice on Ken-Betwa river linking 6.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The Rs 18,000 cr project aims to link Ken river in MP and Betwa river in UP to transfer surplus water of one river to another
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Modi meets Karunanidhi, enquires about his health 6.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called on DMK President M. Karunanidhi and enquired about his health.
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Work on river inter-linking project to start: Gadkari 4.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Work on the first phase of the ambitious river inter-linking project will start within the next three months, Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari announced here on Saturday.
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Charged with sedition for opposing interlinking of rivers 4.11.2017 Rediff: News
'I am fighting for my country's land and I am fighting for my people.'
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Damanganga - Pinjal River Inter-linking Project can Quench the Thirst of Mumbai and the MMR, Dr Niranjan Hiranandani 3.11.2017 New Kerala: Business India
Mumbai : The State Governments of Maharashtra and Gujarat will sign an agreement on the Damanganga - Pinjal river inter-linking project in the next few days, according to a statement by Union Water Resources Minister, Nitin Gadkari.
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Sedition charge for river-linking booklet author 1.11.2017 DNA: Money
Prof T Jayaraman, chief coordinator of the anti-methane project movement, was booked for sedition for writing a book against the interlinking of the rivers. The case was filed at Mayiladuthurai police station under Section 153 of the Indian Penal Code for speaking against sovereignty and national integration at his book launch on October 22. Jayaraman was arrested along with eight others in July for protesting against the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation's oil extraction in Kathiramangalam. During his 42-day stay at Tiruchirapalli Central Prison, he wrote a 48-page booklet 'Nadhigal Inaippum Aarugalai Pidingi Virkkum India' (Interlinking of Rivers and India That Snatches And Sells Rivers). Jayaraman said the sedition charge was against the freedom of expression. "The charges are baseless. The book launch was aimed at making people aware of the need to safeguard rivers and water bodies," he ...
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Work on three river-linking projects to begin: Gadkari 26.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said work on three river-linking projects including Ken-Betwa and 150 other schemes for a pollution-free Ganga will begin in the next three months.
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Letters: Technology underuse 22.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The other way to increase supply is by interlinking rivers and diverting the water to the areas where it is needed
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Chandrababu Naidu meets agriculture experts in America 21.10.2017 New Kerala: Andhra Pradesh
Iowa (USA), Oct 21 : Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu, skipped Diwali celebrations to meet agriculture experts at Iowa State University Seed Park in the US.
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A flood of questions 20.10.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Several issues must be sorted out first before the ambitious river linking plan is taken up
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Andhra Pradesh to modernise agriculture technology, says CM Naidu at World Food Prize-2017 award ceremony 20.10.2017 New Kerala: Andhra Pradesh
Des Moines [US], Oct. 20: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has said that his government will make use of advanced technologies to turn agriculture profitable in the state.
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285 New Irrigation Projects to be Taken up by Next Year Says Gadkari 11.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : Speaking on the occasion Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari said that 27 PMKSY projects will be completed by this year.
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Plan to launch 285 irrigationprojects by next year: Gadkari 10.10.2017 BusinessLine - Agri Business
The Centre plans to launch 285 irrigation projects covering a total of 1.88 crore hectares of farmland by next year, said the Union Minister for Water Resources Nitin Gadkari here on Tuesday.The work ...
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India Water Week – 2017 Inaugurated 285 New Irrigation Projects to be Taken up by Next Year Says Gadkari 10.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
President Shri Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated India Water Week – 2017 in New Delhi today.
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