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Farakka Barrage Project

In the last five years Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of Farakka Barrage Project (FBP) has agreed for construction of two bridges over Farakka Feeder Canal. On the request of NTPC, one bridge was agreed by TAC of FBP in November 2011, at a distance of ... PIB, 2 months ago
River-linking project Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 week ago

Why does Bangladesh need the Ganges Barrage?

The construc-tion of the Farakka Barrage by India at 18 km from the Bangladesh border is an ill-conceived project. The then Irrigation Engineer of West Bengal, Kapil Banerjee, opposed it for diverting huge quantities of water from the Ganges to ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago Bangladesh, India agree to construct Ganges barrage jointly  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago Dhaka to push Teesta deal, Ganges barrage  New Age Bangladesh2 months ago

From the past pages of dawn: 1965: Fifty years ago: Farakka Barrage

DACCA: The East Pakistan Assembly today [July 2] unanimously adopted a resolution urging the Central Government to ask India to stop immediately further construction work of the Farakka Barrage till India came to an agreement with Pakistan on this ...
 DAWN Group1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Mamata's eyes on Farakka

After blocking the Teesta water-sharing treaty, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee now says Bangladesh is getting more Ganges water through the Farakka barrage than stipulated in the agreement. This situation has been ongoing for the last ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star4 weeks ago Farraka Barrage: The tale of two countries and one river  Indian Express1 month ago

Ganga Barrage to be built to expand irrigation, minister tells JS

The minister for water resource, Anisul Islam Mahmud, on Saturday said the Ganga Barrage has to be built to address the growing problem of salinity and irrigation water crisis in the country's Southwestern region. The barrage will have to be ...
 New Age Bangladesh1 month ago

Rajshahi residents demand completion of Ganges Barrage project

RAJSHAHI, June 6 (BSS): People of the metropolis in a post-rally meeting have called for immediate implementation of the Ganges Barrage Project and North Rajshahi Irrigation Project to protect country's south-western region, including the ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh1 month ago People demand immediate implementation of Ganges Barrage project  Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha1 month ago

Study for new forest-free Manas-San...

The Centre on Friday said that it was studying an alternative alignment for the proposed Manas-Sankosh-Teesta-Ganga link which would be almost "forest- free". In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti said ...
 The Echo Of India12 hours ago

New conservation plan for Udhwa sanctuary

Ranchi: The Udhwa Bird Sanctuary in Sahebganj district, the state's only sanctuary for avian species will have a fresh conservation plan . The new conservation blueprint of the 5.65 sq km sanctuary will be jointly chalked out by the Wildlife ...
 Times of India4 days ago

Moderate to severe flood likely next month

Experts expect a moderate to severe flood to engulf major parts of the country next month as major rivers are now in full spate due to onrush of waters coming from the hilly regions of neighbouring India, coupled with torrential rains for the last ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh5 days ago
Indian Express

Heavy rains to hit West Bengal in next 48 hours

The MeT department has forecast heavy rains on Monday and extremely heavy rains from Tuesday in Gangetic West Bengal even as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that all precautionary measures have been taken by the administration to deal with ...
 Indian Express6 days ago
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