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Climate change, erosion pushing new generations to poverty along Ganga

'Climate change, erosion pushing new generations to poverty al...

Shantipur (West Bengal), June 28 (IANS) Climate change and vicious river bank erosion in the post-Farakka Barrage period have blurred the lines between the rich and the poor and are pushing successive generations to grinding poverty along the lower ... Yahoo! India, 4 days ago

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June 20, 1976, Forty Years Ago: Farakka talks

 Indian Express1 week ago Farakka Long-March Day observed  HT Syndication1 month ago Historic Farakka long-marchday today  New Age Bangladesh1 month ago

Central sag sparks state power lag

Short supply from the central sector continues to affect power availability in Bihar even after several units at Farakka and Barh super thermal power plants are functioning after a gap of more than a week. Low generation of power from both plants had hit ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago

NTPC suspends power generation from Farakka

An unprecedented dip in the water level of Farakka feeder canal has yet again forced the countrys largest power producer, National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), to suspend generation at five units of Stage I and II of the Farakka Super Thermal Power ...
 The Hindu2 months ago Power generation partly suspended at Farakka: NTPC  Prokerala2 months ago Despite water shortage at NTPC's Farakka power station, West Bengal unlikely to have power cuts  Economic Times2 months ago
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Cabinet approves transfer of 59 acres of land to BSF in Malda

The government today approved transfer of around 59 acres of land belonging to Farakka Barrage Project to the Border Security Force (BSF) for setting up a battalion centre in West Bengal's Malda district. A meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Transfer of 58.81 acres land of Farakka Barrage Project at Farakka to Border Security Force for establishment of 04-BattaIion Head Quarters of BSF

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for transfer of 58.81 acres of surplus land of Farakka Barrage Project under Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation to Border Security ...
 PIB2 months ago
Business Standard

Sites of poll battles in West Bengal

Among the constituencies where polling will take place are Farakka and Murshidabad, constituencies in Kolkata such as Chowringhee, Beleghata and Belgachhia, and President Pranab Mukherjee's erstwhile Lok Sabha constituency, Jangipur. Farakka is on the banks ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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NTPC shuts 5 units as water level in Farakka canal dips

Currently, one unit of 500 MW is under operation. The situation is likely to continue till April 10.
 Money Control2 months ago

Farakka Barrage Project continues to serve India

Farakka Barrage Project will also be benefitted by guarding of crucial Indian frontiers with Bangladesh by BSF in Malda District, which is adjoining to Farakka Barrage Project, a project of both National and International importance. Also, possibility of ...
 One India2 months ago Transfer of 58 acres of Farakka Barrage Project land to BSF okayed  Nerve2 months ago

Acute drinking water crisis hits the south

People of the south-western part of the country are facing an acute drinking water crisis because of the Farakka Barrage in India. This has forced locals to use the underground water level reserve which is receding at an alarming rate as big and ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 week ago Water withdrawal by India in upstream : Bangladesh to face severe disaster  Bangla Mirror1 month ago A damnable river policy  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago Like squeezing blood from a stone  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago
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