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Bihar CM demands removal of Farakka barrage on river Ganga
Times of India

Farakka barrage has many disadvantages, says Nitish

Patna: Chief minister (CM) Nitish Kumar on Saturday demanded removal of Farakka barrage on river Ganga, saying "the disadvantages of the barrage appear to be higher than its benefits". Raising the issue of Bihar's share in Ganges waters at the 11th ... Times of India, 1 week ago
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'Climate change, erosion pushing new generations to poverty along Ganga'

Shantipur (West Bengal), June 28 (IANS) Climate change and vicious river bank erosion in the post-Farakka Barrage period have blurred the lines between the rich and the poor and are pushing successive generations to grinding poverty along the lower ...
 Yahoo! India3 weeks ago Climate change, erosion pushing new generations to poverty along Ganga  Prokerala3 weeks ago

Acute drinking water crisis hits the south

People of the south-western part of the country are facing an acute drinking water crisis because of the Farakka Barrage in India. This has forced locals to use the underground water level reserve which is receding at an alarming rate as big and ...
 Dhaka Tribune1 month ago Water withdrawal by India in upstream : Bangladesh to face severe disaster  Bangla Mirror2 months ago A damnable river policy  Dhaka Tribune2 months ago Like squeezing blood from a stone  Dhaka Tribune2 months ago

Farakka Long-March Day observed

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Dhaka, May 16 -- The Historic "Farakka Long-March Day" was observed on Monday commemorating populist leader Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani's huge long march ...
 HT Syndication2 months ago Historic Farakka long-marchday today  New Age Bangladesh2 months ago

Demand for implementation of Ganges Barrage project

RAJSHAHI, May 24, 2016 (BSS)- People of the metropolis in a meeting have called for immediate implementation of the Ganges Barrage Project and North Rajshahi Irrigation Project to save south- estern region, including the Sundarbans. They viewed ...
 Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha2 months ago

The cost of interlinking India's rivers

Sudha Ramachandran SPECIAL TO EMIRATES BUSINESS India's ambitious plan to interlink rivers to achieve greater equity in the distribution of water in the country reached an important milestone on July 6, when water from the Godavari, its ...
 Emirates-Business.ae3 hours ago Early steps needed to stop India's river-linking projects  New Age Bangladesh1 month ago The spectre of India\\'s river-linking project  Financial Express Bangladesh1 month ago

Zakir Naik's 'Peace TV' ban in Dhaka raises the question of what is actually Indian

While powerful sections of the political class in the Indian Union and powerful mass media are trying to whip up the demand for taking stern action against Islamic televangelist Zakir Naik, the government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh has ...
 Firstpost.com4 days ago

Ganga rising, Patna administration issues 'alert'

Patna: Though the rainfall in Patna district has been below the normal till Monday, the rising level of the Ganga on Monday morning forced the district administration to take a precautionary step of laying sand bags at LCT ghat. However, Central ...
 Times of India5 days ago Ganga rising, Patna admn 'alert'  Times of India6 days ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Axe governor post: Nitish

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on his way to attend the Inter-State Council meeting at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday. Telegraph picture Patna, July 16: Chief minister Nitish Kumar today demanded that the post of governor be abolished ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago

It's time for a law to protect fish diversity

Even the Wildlife (Protection) Act of 1972 that accords protection to all forms of biodiversity has been negligent of freshwater fish and marine species An innocuous news item may have excited anglers, but it is cause for serious concern. The newly ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago
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