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About 8 results for "cauvery basin district"

Karnataka releasing 25-30% of Cauvery inflow to TN daily: Patil

Karnataka is releasing 25 to 30 per cent of total inflows in Cauvery basin to Tamil Nadu every day as per a Supreme Court order, state minister M B Patil said here today. The state had also since June 1 released 2.2 tmc ft water to the neighbouring state, he ... Deccan Herald, 1 week ago

Cauvery stir: 50 BJP workers detained at KRS, released

The Town Police took 50 BJP workers into custody on Thursday for trying to lay siege to Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) dam in protest against the release of water to Tamil Nadu. They were later released. The BJP workers tried to cross the barricades erected by the ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Mandya's irrigated belt recorded high farmer suicide rates in K'taka

The fact that Mandya tops the list in farmer suicides in the state is shocking for the district but what is even more surprising is that 60% of such suicides have been reported from taluks which are irrigated areas like Mandya, Maddur and Malavalli. Of the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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TN notifies 23,000 hectare of land for petrochemical project

The Tamil Nadu government has notified about 23,000 hectares of land spread across 45 villages in Cuddalore and Nagapattinam districts as Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR). The decision adds fuel to the ongoing protest against ...
 DNA3 days ago

HDK threatens to join protest against water release to TN

JD(S) state president H D Kumaraswamy on Monday warned that his party will join the farmers in their protest if the state government fails to stop releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. Farmers in the Cauvery basin region are in distress. They are worried ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Rain intensifies in Malnad, coastal regions

Inflow to some reservoirs increased, as many parts of the state received heavy showers on Monday. Monsoon was active throughout Kodagu district, brightening hopes of water levels going up substantially in the dams of the Cauvery river basin. Rain gathered ...
 Deccan Herald4 weeks ago
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Tamil Nadu faces worst drought in 140 years

The storage of water in the six major reservoirs in the state was just 6.2 per cent of capacity as of April 27. T E Narasimhan and Gireesh Babu report. 'The farmer is dying and the country is rejoicing' IMAGE: People walk on the parched bed of Chembarambakkam Reservoir in Chennai on Sunday. Photograph: PTI  Photo Azhagesan, 36, had been under stress for several days because his paddy field, a piece of leased land in a small village in Tiruvarur district, withered owing to the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Yettinahole will be completed in one-and-a-half years: Moily

The works on Yettinahole project will be completed in one-and-a-half-years, said Chikkaballapur MP and former chief minister Veerappa Moily. Speaking to reporters here on Thursday, Moily said, "Major hurdles to Yettinahole project are cleared. The project ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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