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Seeds of Hope

CHENNAI: A late surge in the Southwest monsoon changed the outlook from drought to surplus, filled the Cauvery basin, persuaded farmers in the delta region to go for Samba paddy planting and raised hopes for a good crop this season. This the first ... New Indian Express, 1 month ago

Sugarcane farmers reaps cash through substitute crops

The farmers in the old Mysore region coming under Cauvery basin have decided to shift to substitute crops for better returns due to uncertainty over recovery of good prices for their sugarcane crop. Some of the farmers who have already started in ...
 NetIndia123.com1 month ago

Appeal to Centre to Reverse Damaged Ecology of Palar

VELLORE: The Vellore district Palar River Protection Association (PRPA) has appealed to the Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Nirmala Seetharaman, to champion the cause of reversing the damaged ecology around the Palar river. ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
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COME NOVEMBER, GOVT TO START FY15 DISINVESTMENT WITH ONGC

NEW DELHI: Ending a delay that has raised doubts about whether the government's budget estimates on disinvestment will be met, the finance ministry is set to start its FY15 disinvestment programme in the first week of November, with a 5% stake sale ...
 IPA Newspack.com2 days ago

Report on Thenpennai-Palar Link May be Ready by July Next

VELLORE: The ongoing preparation of the detailed project report (DPR) relating to the linking of rivers Thenpennai and Palar is likely to be completed by July 2015, according to the union ministry of water resources. This was conveyed in response ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Taking the lead, slow and steady

I have seen the Palar in its heyday, the river full from bank to bank during the monsoon and in summer, children playing in the river bed, with groundwater on tap just a few feet below, recalls 80-year-old Jamuna Thyagarajan. The description is a ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago

River-linking: bad science or good economics?

Atalji's dream of linking rivers is our dream as well. This can strengthen the efforts of our hardworking farmers, tweeted Narendra Modi soon after an election campaign speech in Bihar in April. The river linking project, which the National Water ...
 Hindu Business Line1 month ago
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Negligence obliterated GAIL pipeline in AP

The petroleum ministry has blamed negligence for causing the devastating fire at state-owned gas transporter GAIL India Ltd's gas pipeline in Andhra Pradesh that killed 22 people. An inquiry committee, headed by Joint Secretary (Refineries) Rajesh Kumar Singh, in a report submitted last week concluded that negligence caused the fire at the Tatipaka-Kondapalli pipeline on June 27. Sources said the committee found that the pipeline had corroded due to condensate and water that came along with the ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago OilMin says negligence caused fire at GAIL pipeline in Andhra  Business Standard India2 months ago Petroleum Ministry says negligence caused fire at GAIL pipeline in Andhra Pradesh  Odisha Samaya2 months ago Negligence caused fire at GAIL pipeline in Andhra: OilMin  Hindu Business Line2 months ago
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Hundreds gather to watch splendid Bhrachukki Falls

MYSORE: It was a spectacular evening at Kollegal on Mandya-Chamarajnagar border on Saturday when hundreds witnessed the shimmering Bharachukki waterfalls against the backdrop of soothing light music and mesmerizing folk dance by performing artistes.
 Times of India2 months ago
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