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Central Water Commission cautions Assam about impending floods

New Delhi, Sep 2 In view of heavy rainfall in the Barak river basin in Assam, the Central Water Commission (CWC) on Friday warned of possible floods and advised three districts to take precautionary measures. In an advisory, the CWC said the ..., 1 month ago

Energy News Monitor | Volume XIII; Issue 18

India This newsletter commented in June 2016 that India was taking off, but only on a motor bike rather than a car as presumed by many in the market ( Energy News Monitor, Volume XII, Issue 52 ).At that time, the international press was consumed ...
 Observer Research Foundation4 days ago

The Indus Abrogation: Modi's Water Strike

Linking water to security might appease hawks in the Indian security apparatus but India would do well to safeguard bilateral treaties Anurag Bohra Delhi The Union cabinet proposed an inter-ministerial committee to study India's options ...
 HardNews Magazine1 week ago

Ignore the scaremongering. China cant turn off Brahmaputra even if it wants

Will China wage a water war against India? For many, Chinas dam building on the Brahmaputra river evokes the image of a tap that can be turned off at will, leaving millions in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya thirsting for water by the drying banks of ...
 catchnews.com1 week ago

From Nepal to Lhasa: Report of a route-survey

The secret exploration of Tibet by the Pundit brothers is an adventure for the ages This essay is part of a report read to the Royal Geographic Society, London, on 23 March 1868 by Captain T.E. Montgomerie, in-charge of the Trans-Himalayan Survey ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago

Rivers don't recognise borders

The reported Chinese decision to block the Xiabuquo river, a tributary of the Yarlung Zangbo, the Tibetan name for the Brahmaputra, to complete the Lalho hydro-power project at an estimated cost of $740 million has raised an alarm in India, ...
 The Statesman1 week ago

OIL achieves highest ever output, sales

ANN Service DULIAJAN, Sept 24 - Oil India Limited (OIL), country's second largest oil exploration company, held its 57th annual general meeting at its field headquarters here today. Addressing the shareholders, OIL Chairman and Managing Director ...
 Assam Tribune3 weeks ago

The Teesta water dispute: Geopolitics, myth and economics

The confluence of the Rangeet and Teesta rivers, in Darjeeling's Teesta Bazaar. The Teesta is on the right. t the top of the Himalayas in Sikkim, from the waters of the Khangse and Zemu glaciers that feed the Tso Lhamo lake in a high plateau just ...
 Observer Research Foundation1 month ago

River water disputes

The Cauvery river (Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry) The row over the Cauvery river is over a century old when the British got Karnataka and Tamil Nadu to come to terms with dividing the river water. The agreement signed in 1924 lapsed ...
 Gulf News1 month ago

Panel recommends scrapping of hydropower project in Arunachal

Drop 750 megawatt Hutong I project, planned over the Lohit River, says Expert Appraisal Committee An expert panel of the environment ministry has recommended dropping a 750MW power project in Arunachal Pradesh because of geological concerns and the ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
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