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About 21 results for "periyar river"

Mullaperiyar dam row
The Hindu

Only tribunal can determine Tamil Nadu’s water needs: Kerala

The petition said both banks of the Periyar lay in Kerala, and the river’s entire length of 244 km was within its territory. The Hindu, 1 month ago
Mullaperiyar dam row The Hindu, 2 months ago

Low water level in Periyar river a cause for concern

If the current trends of rainfall are any indication, Kochiites are in for a dry spell. With a frail monsoon failing to improve the inflow of water, the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) is now pinning its hopes on an improved spell of rainfall to ensure ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
The Hindu

No river deep enough for her

When seven-year-old Krishna S. Kammath swam across the Periyar on Sunday, she not only defeated the incessant rain, a turbulent river and its swirling waters but also her own disability. For a child who had to go under the knife when she was just four months ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Vaigai can do well without these plants

The Hindu Water hyacinth on Vaigai riverbed near Arapalayam is a fertile breeding ground for mosquitoes in Madurai. Photo: G. Moorthy The Hindu Jungle growth of juliflora is leading to groundwater depletion in the city. Photo: G. Moorthy The ...
 The Hindu4 days ago

Jaya offers tips to newly-married couples

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu's unmarried chief minister has offered some tips to newly-wed couples on happy marriage. As is customary with leading politicians in the state, J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday blessed the marriage of nine functionaries of her Anna ...
 The Gulf Today12 hours ago

Rain brings hope of respite from water crisis for residents

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Thanks to the recent rain, water is seen gushing in the Vaigai near the AV bridge in Madurai on Monday. Photo: R. Ashok Rain lashed parts of the city for the third consecutive day on Monday ...
 The Hindu3 days ago

Bhoothathankettu Set for Facelift to Woo More Tourists

KOCHI: It has been eight years since the first phase of Bhoothathankettu tourism facility was inaugurated. Though much water has flowed under the bridge, the efforts to tap the full potential of the area have not yielded much. But it looks like the ...
 New Indian Express3 days ago

Jayalalitha gives Rs 670-cr boost to water resources

In a bid to boost water resources in Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister J Jayalalitha on Monday announced Rs 670.5 crore worth infrastructure projects, including construction of dams and strengthening reservoirs in various regions. Making a statement under Rule 110 ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Justice delivered in Mullaiperiyar issue: J Jayalalithaa

Mullaperiyar Dam is a masonry dam and was constructed pursuant to the Periyar Lake Lease Agreement of October 29, 1886 across Periyar river. CHENNAI: A day after all shutters were lowered in Mullaperiyar Dam to increase its storage level from 136 feet to 142 ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Marring the beauty of the temple, tiger reserve

Puffed up white balls of cotton, a hint of azure sky in the background lavishly painted with strokes of green foliage disappearing into ripples as a wave of breeze runs across the river. The topography pictured around Mullaperiyar dam in Kerala, reflecting ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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