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Thakkar said "review of Farakka barrage is a must if

The committee or panel constituted for study must include the Centre, Bihar, West Bengal and all states having Ganga, he said adding that a study should be made on the social and livelihood impact of the barrage, how it affected people's lives, whether its ... DNA, 18 hours ago
Nitish demands decommissioning of Farakka barrage Business Standard, 6 days ago
Bihar wants Farakka barrage to be decomissioned 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.com18 hours ago

Construction of navigational lock taken up at Farakka

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) on Wednesday said it has awarded the construction work of a new navigational lock at Farakka in West Bengal to a reputed company at a cost of Rs 359 crore.The IWAI awarded the construction work under Jal Marg Vikas ...
 Prokerala2 months ago IWAI awards contract to build navigational lock at Farakka  Business Standard2 months ago IWAI takes up construction of Navigational Lock at Farakka  PIB2 months 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 Standard18 hours 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 ...
 DNA1 day ago
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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 Times1 day ago Fearing floods in state, Nitish Kumar opposes Centre's proposal of reservoirs  DNA6 days 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 ...
 Sify1 day 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 Standard1 month ago
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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 ...
 Mathrubhumi1 month ago

Sensex Opens Flat, L&T; Up 0.6%

Posted by Equitymaster Asian stock markets are mostly higher in thin trading, though gains are muted as the US and European markets were closed overnight for Christmas holidays. The US dollar strengthened, while crude oil futures edged higher in Asian trades.
 Equitymaster.com2 months ago
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