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Bihar govt to make Farakka barrage a national issue: Minister

Bihar Water Resources Minister Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh today said the state government would make Farakka barrage, which is responsible for siltation in river Ganga to cause floods in Bihar, a national issue. Replying to debate on his ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Farakka barrage is a curse for Bihar: experts

Echoing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's concern for receding water flow in the Ganga and increasing silt deposit due to Farakka barrage causing floods in Bihar every year, experts today advocated "urgent review" and comprehensive study of the barrage to make the river rejuvenated.Magsaysay award winner Rajendra Singh, also known as Waterman, advocated removal of Farakka barrage and said that "On the basis of what we have discussed so far, we can easily say that Farakka is inauspicious ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Dredge shoals in front of Farakka Barrage: Panel

A high-level panel set up by the Centre to prepare guidelines for desilting Ganga river has suggested dredging the shoals formed in front of Farakka Barrage to address the issue of siltation. The panel has made the suggestion in view of concerns over the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Bangladesh is India's second best friend

It's something to remember as New Delhi welcomes Sheikh Hasina, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina at the airport, April 7, 2017. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo   India is understandably excited at the prospect of welcoming Sheikh Hasina Wazed. But it would be wise not to forget that China has always been the elephant in the room of India-Bangladesh relations, especially where rivers are concerned. I remember the pride with ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

BSF seizes 200 fake notes of Rs 2k at Indo-Bangla border

The BSF has seized 200 fake currency notes of Rs 2,000 denomination in two separate cases near the Indo-Bangladesh International Border (IB) in West Bengal. In the first case, a BSF patrol seized fake notes with face value of Rs 3 lakh near the IB fence gate ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago

Nitish reviews Chitle comm report on silt deposit in Ganga

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said there is a need to prepare a comprehensive national silt management policy to protect River Ganga and its uninterrupted flow. Kumar said silt has constantly been getting deposited in the Ganga and a comprehensive ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago Nitish emphasises on national silt management policy  Business Standard3 weeks ago

Police attacked as school girl dies

Senior officials of the West Bengal Police were beaten up after a school girl died in a road accident in Murshidabad district on Friday, police said.The situation turned ugly after the girl was knocked down by a speeding truck while crossing the National ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Policemen attacked, state bus set on fire after mishap

Policemen were attacked and a state bus was set on fire after a class 11 girl was run over and killed in a road mishap on NH34 at Farakka in West Bengal today. Police said the girl was run over by the truck and died on the spot prompting angry locals to set ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Environmentalists call for integrated study of Ganga River Basin

Environment activists and water experts have called for an integrated and holistic study on the status of Ganga River Basin -- from its origin at Gomukh to Gangasagar, where it falls in the Bay of Bengal -- so that measures c​an​ be taken to protect and ...
 DNA2 months ago
State Times

Nitish seeks national debate to protect Ganga

Patna:- Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today expressed grave concern over receding water flow in river Ganga and highlighted the growing silt deposit due to Farakka barrage causing floods in the state every year. Kumar also raised concern over proposed ...
 State Times2 months ago Fearing floods in state, Nitish Kumar opposes Centre's proposal of reservoirs  DNA2 months ago
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