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'Namami Gange' won't succeed sans silt management: Nitish Kumar
Financial Express

'Namami Gange' won't succeed sans silt management: Nitish Kumar

Identifying deposition of silt after construction of Farraka dam as the principal reason for swelling of Ganga, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said the Centre's ambitious "Namami Gange" programme would not be successful till a way was... Financial Express, 2 months ago

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Indian Express, 2 months ago

India orders opening of Farakka Barrage gates

As the Ganga River swelled, the Indian Central Water Resources Ministry has directed that all flood gates of the Farraka Barrage in West Bengal be opened to relieve the danger to Bihar, according to a report of The Hindu on Tuesday. Ganga and many ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh1 month ago Inu slates India for opening Farakka gates  New Age Bangladesh1 month ago

Water is supplied by the military in Old Dhaka, Bangladesh

The water crisis in Bangladesh is far from over, affecting over 97 percent of the country's population. Sep 28, 2016 11:39 AM EDT (Photo : It is a matter of quality and scarcity. Over 97 percent of the people in ...
 Hngn.com3 weeks ago

River erosion turns 50,000 homeless every year

River erosion every year destroys households of some 50,000 people, who comprise around 30 to 40 percent of the homeless in the country, said Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud yesterday. Addressing a seminar, he also stated that the ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 weeks ago

The changing nature of Indian floods

NEW FLOOD: the nature of floods has changed Thursday 15 September 2016 Floods are a regular in India. But there is something peculiar about them this year: they not only came early, but have stayed longer. And worryingly, they have not been ...
 OneClimate.net1 month ago Deluge despite deficit  Millennium Post1 month ago

Experts Sent By PM Modi Vindicate My Stand, Says Nitish Kumar

As he awaits the verdict of experts on what drove the worst floods in Bihar in over a decade, Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister, is anxiously tweeting what he claims as evidence that the deluge is man-made. Last week, five experts were sent by Prime ...
 NDTV1 month ago Barrage battle in Modi court  The Telegraph1 month ago PTI - NITISH-GANGA - 'Farakka Dam' responsible for spate in river Ganga: Nitish  Namibia Press Agency2 months ago Farakka Dam responsible for spate in river Ganga: Nitish Kumar  Siasat Daily2 months ago
Sakaal Times

Better disaster management & preparedness needed to manage floods

Although, monsoon has become synonymous with floods in Bihar over the years, successive governments in that eastern state has given scant attention to its prevention and management to mitigate the loss of human lives and untold sufferings of lakhs ...
 Sakaal Times1 month ago Spotlight: Massive flooding affects 2.9 million people in India's Bihar month ago Bihar faces drought, flood simultaneously  New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago Massive flooding affects 2.9 million people in India's Bihar  Manila Bulletin1 month ago

West Bengal: Murshidabad tense after protests over power cuts, 1 killed, 9 policemen injured

A man was killed and nine policemen were injured during a protest over power cuts in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Sunday. Image for representation. Briefcase One killed, nine policemen injured in violent protests in Murshidabad. ...
 India Today1 month ago
India Today

'Engineer' Nitish raising Farakka Dam issue to deflect attention of Bihar government's failure in handling floods: Sushil Modi

Senior BJP leader Sushil Modi has alleged that Bihar Chief Minister was raising the issue of Farakka dam and its demolition to divert attention from Bihar government's failure in handling the floods in the state The Farakka Barrage (Image: ...
 India Today1 month ago No scientific evidence proves Farakka Dam caused Bihar floods: Sushil Kumar Modi  ZeeNews.com1 month ago Nitish Kumar blames Farakka dam for floods, writes to PM Modi calling for it's demolition  India Today1 month ago No Scientific Evidence Shows Farakka Dam Caused Bihar Floods: Sushil Modi  NDTV1 month ago

Bihar floods: Nitish meets PM, says he feels like crying

Provided by NDTV 24x7 Patna, Bihar: After meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Nitish Kumar said he feels like crying overthe condition of the River Ganga, which has affected 22 lakh people in Bihar, and killed 22 in the last three days. ...
 MSN News US1 month ago Feel Like Crying, Says Nitish Kumar, Meets PM Modi Over Bihar Floods  NDTV1 month ago
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