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May 22, Forty Years Ago: Farakka is ready

The Farakka barrage across the Ganga was dedicated to the nation. The project, primarily meant to preserve the Calcutta port by diverting water through feeder channels to the Hooghly, was made possible by the Indo-Bangladesh agreement. Union ... Indian Express, 1 week ago
Farakka Barrage Project PIB, 3 weeks ago

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Business Standard

Didi again writes to PM, seeking Farakka barrage gates replacement

In the previous letter, she had requested for a waiver for the debt-ridden Bengal. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his immediate intervention for phase-wise replacement of Farakka barrage gates, ...
 Indian Express2 months ago Mamata tells Modi to plug holes in Farakka Barrage  Financial Express Bangladesh2 months ago MAMATA-FARAKKA - Mamata writes to PM for replacement of Farakka barrage gates  Namibia Press Agency2 months ago Mamata Banerjee seeks PM Modi's intervention in Farakka repairs  Zee News2 months ago

FARAKKA - Farakka barrage gate being replaced on war footing, no flood threat: govt

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. New Delhi, Apr 8 (PTI) A gate in the Farakka barrage of West Bengal, which was washed away last month, is being replaced on a war footing and there is no danger of flood, the government today said. According to a ...
 Namibia Press Agency1 month ago Damage to the Gate in the Bay No.49 of Farakka Barrage  PIB1 month ago Farakka barrage gate being replaced on war footing, no flood  Business Standard1 month ago

Farakka Barrage Gates

The Farakka Barrage Project (FBP) was commissioned in year 1975. It is having total 123 gates; some of these gates have outlived their economic life and serviceability. During the last five years, three gates of Farakka Barrage have been collapsed. Two gates ...
 PIB1 month ago

Farakka Barrage lock-gate collapses

A damaged lock-gate of the Farakka Barrage across the Ganges river near the Indo-Bangla border has been washed away following which authorities have diverted excess water to a feeder canal and towards Bangladesh. "Gate number 49 has been washed away. It was ...
 Zee News2 months ago Farakka lock-gate collapse sends excess water into Bangladesh  Dhaka Tribune2 months ago Farakka Barrage lock gate washed away  News Chennai Online2 months ago PTI - BARRAGE - Farakka Barrage lock-gate collapses  Namibia Press Agency2 months ago

Farakka under fire in India

The Farraka barrage has caused devastation, not only in Bangladesh, but also in India, according to a writ petition filed at the end of last year. The plight of Bangladeshi farmers who lived in the basin areas and suffered dislocation by the ...
 Dhaka Tribune3 weeks ago Farakka case shows need for water-sharing  Dhaka Tribune3 weeks ago

Farakka Long March day observed

Maulana Bhashani Foundation (MBF) observed the 39th anniversary of the historic Farakka Long-March Day on Saturday in Tangail. On this day in 1976, veteran public leader Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan led a huge long march towards the Farakka Dam to ...
 New Age Bangladesh1 week ago Historic Farakka day today  New Age Bangladesh1 week ago

CM opposes more barrages in Ganga

Patna: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Sunday strongly opposed the Centre's move to construct more barrages in the Ganga between Haldia (West Bengal) and Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) to raise the water level in the 1620-km stretch of National Waterways No.1. ...
 Times of India1 month ago Nitish pitches for steps to ensure uninterrupted flow of Ganga  ZeeNews.com1 month ago Nitish Kumar pitches for steps to ensure uninterrupted flow of Ganga  Jagran Post1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Centre promises flood aid

Uma Bharti and Nitish Kumar attend the meet at Samvad Bhavan on Thursday. Picture by Nagendra Kumar Singh Union minister for water resources, river development and Ganga rejuvenation, Uma Bharti on Thursday convened the 17th meeting of Ganga ...
 Calcutta Telegraph6 hours ago
The Freepress Journal

Water Wars!

Dr Bharat Jhunjhunwala Residents of Aurangabad, Maharashtra locked up officials of the water utility company in their office for about three-and-half hours due to non-supply of water for six consecutive days. Similar problems are reported from ...
 Daily Excelsior.com4 days ago Water Wars: Give and take is needed  The Freepress Journal6 days ago
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