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NCC sailing expedition from Farakka to Howrah ends

A 10-day sailing expedition undertaken from New Farakka Barrage to Kolkata by 60 naval NCC cadets -- including 20 senior wing girl cadets -- was flagged-in at Prinsep Ghat near Howrah today. The expedition that set off on September 6, covered a ..., 1 month ago
NCC sailing expedition reaches Kolkata Times of India, 1 month ago
Naval NCC cadets complete 10-day sailing expedition Business Standard, 1 month ago

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 Statesman1 month ago Ganga erosion posing threat to Baishnabnagar  The Statesman1 month ago

Barrages across Ganga for waterway dangerous: Minister

Patna: State water resources minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary on Saturday expressed reservations about the Centre's reported decision to construct barrages across the Ganga at every 100km interval to provide desired level of water for steamers' plying ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Expert cautions against building barrages on Ganga river  ProKerala.com2 months ago

Construction of barrage on river Ganga opposed

Muzaffarpur: Experts, academics and social activists on Tuesday opposed the construction of any additional barrage on river Ganga as they said any interference with the biggest river of the country would jeopardize the very survival of human beings, ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Barrages of doom for Ganga  The Freepress Journal1 month ago Danger ahead!  Daily Excelsior.com1 month ago

Expert suggests silt-free barrages

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS A perennial flow of bathing quality water is ensured through a self-purification process A U.N. consultant and engineer has come up with a cost-effective plan for Ganga rejuvenation by building 25 ...
 The Hindu4 weeks 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 months ago

World Bank holds meeting on Ganga waterways plan

The World Bank's representatives met a delegation of environmental experts, including Dr Bharat Jhunjhunwala, that expressed its concerns about the Jal Marg Vikas (Ganges waterways) project announced by the government, the minutes showed. Its ...
 Business Standard India3 days ago

Saving the Ganga or endangering it further?

Bharat Dogra The Union Government has clearly accorded top priority to protecting the Ganga river. This should be welcomed, but serious questions need to be raised about some of the more specific proposals of the government which appear to be ...
 The Statesman6 days ago

National River Silt Managament policy demanded

ation as a key factor behind pollution and shrinking of river Ganga, the state government has written a letter to Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti demanding framing of a National River Silt Managament Policy. Siltation was affecting ...
 Business Standard India6 days ago

Teesta water sharing: Some hard facts

IN New York on September 27, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had a 20-minute meeting with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, who reportedly stated that he would seriously look into the Teesta water sharing issue while the implementation of the Land ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago The tizzy caused by Modi's proposed gift!  Rediff.com2 months ago
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