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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, 2 months ago
Farakka barrage is a curse for Bihar: experts Rediff.com, 2 months ago

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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 ...
 DNA2 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 Standard2 months 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.com1 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
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