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Farakka barrage helpless in stopping Ganga erosion

Statesman News Service Malda, 27 August Authorities at the Farakka Barrage Project (FBP) today expressed helplessness when it comes to taming the erosion caused by the Ganga along the 18-km stretch between Bhangatola and Parlalpur villages in ... The Statesman, 5 days ago
Ganga erosion posing threat to Baishnabnagar The Statesman, 1 week ago
Soil embankment proposal sent to CM The Statesman, 2 months ago

Water conservationist cautions centre against Ganga project

Water conservationist Rajendra Singh has said that the plan to start building 16 barrages on Ganga River between Haldia and Allahabad from October should be put on hold till a proper evaluation of the impact of Farakka barrage on the free flow biodiversity ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago Two Barrages on the Allahabad-Haldia Cargo and Human Waterway Route (Inland Waterway Project)  HispanicBusiness.com2 weeks ago

Barrage strikes Hilsa off UP platter

VARANASI: The delicious Hilsa has completely disappeared from Ganga water in Bhagalpur, Patna, Varanasi and Allahabad. Even giant fresh water prawn has disappeared. Experts blame Farakka Barrage over Ganga in West Bengal as it has drastically ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Expert cautions against building barrages on Ganga river

Rajendra Singh, a water conservationist also known as India's waterman, Monday cautioned the central government over its plan to build barrages on the Ganga river. The Magsaysay Award winner said the plan to construct 16 barrages on the river ...
 ProKerala.com2 weeks ago
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Calcutta Telegraph

Fingers gone at illegal kangaroo court

Malda, Aug. 27: All fingers of a Congress gram panchayat member's left hand were today chopped off during a scuffle at a kangaroo court, a vestige of Left rule that is illegal but regarded by villagers and their elected representatives as a ...
 Calcutta Telegraph5 days ago

India for JRC meeting on basin-wise management of two rivers

India has consented to hold a meeting of the Joint Rivers Commission to discuss Dhaka's proposal for basin-wise management of two trans-boundary rivers the Ganges and the Brahmaputra that caters to at least 60% of Bangladesh's total annual water ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 week ago

How to make coal suppliers more accountable

The country has 39 mt of coal in stock at various places. On the other hand, power producers are reeling under fuel shortage with a stock that would last for seven days. It is inconceivable that 39 mt of coal piled up in just one day. Hope the ...
 Money Life3 weeks ago
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The tizzy caused by Modi's proposed gift!

B S Prakash takes a tongue-in-cheek look at what India's neighbours think about Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking Indian scientists to develop a SAARC satellite, which can be dedicated as a 'gift' to the neighbours. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com LeakyWeeks, the Web site that exposes confidential documents has revealed how India's neighbours reacted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal of a SAARC satellite. Speaking at the launch of the PSLV last month, Modi had offered that the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Times of India

Big push for inland waterways

The Modi government will give a decisive push to make the Ganga-Hooghly waterway navigable for freight movement by vying for a World Bank loan of up to USD 1 billion or about INR 6,000 crore. Developing inland waterways is a key agenda for the ...
 Trans Reporter4 weeks ago World Bank to chip in Rs 6,000 crore for inland waterway project  DNA India1 month ago National water transport receive tremendous boost  Logistics Guru1 month ago Big gain for inland water transport  Times of India1 month ago

First push to inland waterways on cards

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu A file picture of a three-deck line in Kolkata. Photo: Sushanta Patronobish. TOPICS The Modi Government will give a decisive push to make the Ganga-Hooghly waterway navigable for freight ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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