dam safety

Gogoi for harnessing hydropower in Assam


May 31st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Assam government will soon constitute a global level expert committee to look into the various aspects of using Piano-key Weir technology to harness the ... Read more...

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Allow compensation for erosion, Gogoi asks PM


April 20th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to include erosion in the list of calamities admissible for assistance so that ... Read more...

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Team for Mullaperiyar Dam contingency plan on hold


December 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has put on hold the setting up of a team to formulate a contingency response plan for the Mullaperiyar ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa takes on disaster authority over Mullaperiyar


December 21st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday accused the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) of succumbing to the subterfuge of Kerala by constituting a team ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu house asserts rights over Mullaperiyar Dam


December 15th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu assembly Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that it would not relinquish its rights over the Mullaperiyar Dam based in Kerala under any circumstances. ... Read more...

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AIADMK MPs to submit memorandum to PM


December 1st, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday said her party MPs will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi Friday and ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa urges Kerala to abide by Supreme Court order


December 1st, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 1 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday requested her Kerala counterpart Oommen Chandy to ensure that his government abides by the apex court order allowing the ... Read more...

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India has 126 large 100-tear-old dams


September 5th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India has 126 large dams that are over 100 years old.Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal told the Rajya Sabha that the responsibility of protecting ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to start dam rehabilitation project next year


November 20th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Saturday constituted an 11-member empowered committee to chalk out plans to start a World Bank-assisted dam rehabilitation and improvement project by next ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves draft of dam safety bill


May 13th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal of the Ministry of Water Resources for enacting legislation on dam safety.The Dam Safety Bill 2010 will be introduced ... Read more...

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India needs bill on dam safety - and fast: parliamentary panel


May 6th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) With India having over 4,700 dams - the third largest number in the world - of which about 100 are more than a century ... Read more...

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Important bills likely in Budget Session-II (To go with parliament curtain raiser)


April 14th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Apart from the women's reservation bill passed by the Rajya Sabha and the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2010, to replace ... Read more...

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Nothing lost in Mullaperiyar case: Karunanidhi


February 19th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Friday said that the state has not lost anything nor has it given anything to Kerala in the Mullaperiyar Dam case that ... Read more...

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‘Achuthanandan seeking political mileage through Mullaiperiyar dam’


October 29th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi Thursday alleged that the Kerala government headed by V.S. Achuthanandan was seeking political mileage through the Mullaiperiyar dam issue. Reiterating that Kerala was repeatedly ... Read more...

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