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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 week 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.com3 weeks 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 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 day 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 day 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 ...
 DNA3 weeks 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 Times4 weeks ago Fearing floods in state, Nitish Kumar opposes Centre's proposal of reservoirs  DNA1 month ago

Special pilgrims train launched for Northeast region

[India], Feb.25 (ANI):In a bid to improve connectivity and to make northeast region a destination paradise, Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation (IRTC) and the North East Frontier Railway (NFR) recently launched the "Aastha Circuit Train" a special ...
 Sify4 weeks ago

Congress MLAs say their belongings stolen from Gour Express

Two Congress MLAs, travelling in different AC compartments of the Sealdah-Malda Town Gour Express, today complained of their belongings being stolen during the journey. A senior GRP official said Congress MLA Asif Mehboob, travelling in AC first class coach, ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
Mathrubhumi

70 trains delayed, 7 cancelled due to fog

New Delhi: At least 70 trains were running late and seven others cancelled on Thursday morning due to dense fog in parts of north India, a railway official said. According to the Northern Railway official, Sampoorna Kranti Express was running 26 hours behind ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago
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