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Role of expert panels in river protection stressed 26.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Revenue Minister E. Chandrasekharan has stressed on the role of district-level expert panels in protecting rivers and riverbanks. The efforts of such committees must be based on the fundamental object...
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There's an internet of things blueprint for a clean Ganga 26.9.2017 ET: Infotech
Vivek Mehrotra, chairman of IET India IoT Panel’s Ganga Rejuvenation says that Ganga as a river has been neglected for a long time.
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Yamuna clean-up project: Submit status report, NGT directs Delhi govt, DJB 25.9.2017 TOI: Cities
NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to submit a status report on the progress of the work in the first phase of cleaning the river Yamuna.
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Shri Gadkari to inaugurate/lay foundation stone for NH projects worth Rs 4468 Crore in Andhra Pradesh on 3rd Oct 2017 25.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate National Highways projects worth Rs 1928.46 crores and lay the foundation stone for projects worth Rs 2539.08 crores in Andhra Pradesh on 3rd October 2017. In addition to this he will also lay the foundation stone for the development of Muktyala to Vijaywada stretch of Krishna River ( National Waterways – 4. )Shri Gadkari is scheduled to visit Vijaywada on 3rd October, 2017.
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This lake was seaplane base during WW-II 25.9.2017 TOI: Cities
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‘Vaigai seminal to Tamil culture’ 25.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘Damage to it will affect the future generations’
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Arvind Kejriwal lays foundation stone of sewage line project to save Yamuna 25.9.2017 Zee News : States
The 75-km sewage line will lead to a sewage treatment plant in Burari and is expected to be completed in 30 months.
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Kejriwal lays foundation stone of sewage line project to save Yamuna 24.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With an aim to save the Yamuna river from further pollution and provide relief to residents of Burari area in north Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday laid the foundation stone of a Rs 44-crore sewage line project.
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Sathanur dam nearing brim, water to be released from today 24.9.2017 Hindu: News
It will help recharge wells located near Thenpennai river in Villupuram district
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‘Focus is on linking Godavari and Penna’ 24.9.2017 Hindu: News
The State government is focussing on linking the Godavari with the Penna to provide water to Rayalaseema districts on a permanent basis, Minister for Water Resources Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has said...
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Farmers exposed to innovative irrigation technique 24.9.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
The simple method will ensure continuous water supply to trees
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Fears of dam collapse add to Puerto Rico's misery after hurricane 24.9.2017 Zee News : World
"We saw directly the damage to the Guajataca dam," Governor Ricardo Rossello said in a Spanish-language Twitter message on Saturday while reinforcing his request that people leave the area as soon as possible.
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Weakened dam the latest threat as Puerto Rico reels from hurricane 24.9.2017 deccanherald.com
A Puerto Rico dam damaged by heavy rains from Hurricane Maria was in danger of failing on Sunday, posing a risk to communities downstream, as people across the U.S. territory sought to dig out from the deadly storm. Some 70,000 people who live downstream from the compromised Guajataca Dam in the northwest of the island were under orders to evacuate, with the structure in danger of bursting at any time. Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello, after surveying damage to the cracked dam, reiterated his request on Saturday that people leave the area as soon as possible. "The fissure has become a significant rupture," Rossello said at a news conference. The dam, which is made of earth and surrounded by trees in a largely rural region of Puerto Rico, is 120 feet (37 metres) tall, according to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers database The National Weather Service extended a flash flood watch for communities along the rain-swollen Guajataca River, downstream from the dam, until 1400 local time on Sunday. If the dam ...
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Anbumani condemns environment minister’s comments on Noyyal 24.9.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Storage level crosses 100 feet in Sathanur dam 24.9.2017 Hindu: National
Water will be released for drinking from September 25
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More inflows likely into Srisailam 23.9.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Water level in Srisailam reservoir reached 865.6 feet with storage of about 125 TMC ft as at 9 p.m. on Saturday in spite of releases to Nagarjunasagar project downstream, to Kalwakurthy and Handri-Nee...
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1.13 lakh cusec water released from Sonna barrage 23.9.2017 deccanherald.com
Following the release of 1.13 lakh cusec water from the Ujani dam in Solapur district of Maharashtra, same quantum of water was released from Bhima barrage at Sonna, Afzalpur taluk, in the district on Saturday, said Lakshmikant Agnihotri, Executive Engineer, Karnataka Neeravari Nigam Limited (Afzalpur Division). The catchment areas of the River Bhima in Maharashra has received copious rainfall leading to an increased inflow into the Ujani dam and subsequent discharge of the water. At Sonna barrage, the water was released downstream through 15 gates of the total 29 gates. Water is also being released into the river from the power generating units. The live storage in the dam stands at 405.8 metres, he added. In the past few days huge volume of water has been released from Ujani dam leading to the discharge of same amount of water from Sonna barrage. A few days ago 58,000 cusec of water was released from the dam, which was followed by 1.43 lakh cusec, 70,000 cusec and now 1.13 lakh ...
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In homage to water... 23.9.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The sprawling garden was in full bloom that swayed and sighed in the soft afternoon breeze, enticing us to take a leisurely stroll. But it was the 11th century Rani-ki-vav (Queen's stepwell) within the premises that had drawn us to Patan in Gujarat, and we could not wait to explore it. Recognised as the UNESCO World Heritage site in 2014, it's the finest example of all the stepwells in India. Patan has today become synonymous with Rani-ki-vav and Patola saris. However, the ruins scattered within the remnants of its fortified walls also give a glimpse of the grandeur and glory it once enjoyed under the 600-year-rule of the Chavda and the Solanki rulers between the 8th and 14th centuries. The old city of Patan, also known as Anhilwad Patan (or Anhilpur Patan), seems to have completely vanquished with time. Founded by Vanraj Chavda in 745 AD as the capital of Gujarat, it reached its zenith under the Solanki rulers Bhimdeva, Karnadeva and Siddharaja Jayaimha. Its fate was sealed by successive invasions and ...
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Record inflows into Srisailam reservoir 23.9.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
To brim to capacity, it needs another 94 tmcft of water
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Why we need bullet trains 23.9.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Mega projects, like mega mountains, shape the environment around them
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