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Cauvery award: Both Tamil Nadu, Karnataka unhappy (Roundup)


September 20th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's bid to resolve the row over Cauvery river water-sharing, by asking Karnataka to release 9,000 cusecs every day between Sep 20 ... Read more...

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Will move apex court again on Cauvery water: Jayalalithaa


September 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will again approach the Supreme Court to get its due share of Cauvery river water from Karnataka as the award of the Cauvery ... Read more...

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Cauvery river panel meets on Tamil Nadu’s call


September 19th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After a wait of nine years, the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) met Wednesday at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence here, following a request from Tamil ... Read more...

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Allies with government, opposition stalling reforms: Sibal (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Asserting that the government's allies were firmly backing the government, Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal blamed the BJP for sabotaging the passage of key ... Read more...

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Allies with us on reforms: Sibal


September 12th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Asserting that the government's allies were firmly behind it on banking and insurance sector reforms, Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal blamed the BJP for ... Read more...

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Water row between Andhra, Rayalaseema hots up


September 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) The row over sharing of Krishna river water between two regions of Andhra Pradesh hotted up Saturday with the state government stopping release of water ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu should grow at 11 percent, says Jayalalithaa


August 15th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu should record a 11 percent economic growth, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said Wednesday, while asking India to protects the Tamils in Sri Lanka.Unfurling the ... Read more...

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Remove debris from Hindon river bed: Tribunal


July 29th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 29 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) and the irrigation department of Uttar Pradesh to clear the debris dumped on Hindon river ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India, Bangladesh to boost counter-terror cooperation, border, Teesta


July 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Imparting a renewed momentum to bilateral ties, India and Bangladesh Tuesday held talks to bolster counter-terror cooperation and discussed issues ranging from border management ... Read more...

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Centre ignoring livelihood issues: Jayalalithaa


July 24th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said the UPA government is suffering from policy paralysis due to internal bickerings and unable to take ... Read more...

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36 Indian pilgrims die in Nepal bus crash (Second Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) At least 36 Indians were among 40 people killed Sunday when an overcrowded bus carrying Hindu pilgrims from India to a temple in Nepal veered ... Read more...

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Is this how the ancients prevented river water seepage? (With Images)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, July 12 (IANS) Workers excavating a holy pond in a village at the periphery of Mathura have discovered what is claimed as the first iron sheet used to prevent ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India, Bangladesh to sign extradition treaty soon: Envoy (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 6 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are expected to sign an extradition treaty in the near future, India's High Commissioner to Bangladesh Pankaj Saran said here Wednesday."If New Delhi ... Read more...

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‘If Bangladesh grows, northeast India would develop too’


April 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 26 (IANS) India, Bangladesh and other countries in the region should strengthen existing rail, road and water linkages for their prosperity since "if Bangladesh grows, northeast India would ... Read more...

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Don’t dump debris on Hindon river bed: Tribunal


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 22 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal has banned the dumping of debris and waste material on the Hindon river bed resulting in hindrance to the natural flow of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Appoint chairman for Cauvery panel: Jayalalithaa


April 20th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to appoint a new chairman for Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal following the resignation ... Read more...

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‘Tamil Nadu won’t allow Mekedatu dam across Cauvery’


March 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday assured the state assembly that her government would not permit neighbouring Karnataka to build a dam across the river ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned for the day (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day Thursday following demands for a separate Telangana state as well as protests over the Sethusamudram project ... Read more...

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Telangana, Sethusamudram disrupt Lok Sabha


March 29th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 p.m. Thursday following demands for a separate Telangana state as well as protests over the Sethusamudram project ... Read more...

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Telangana, Sethusamudram rock parliament


March 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned till noon Thursday following demands for a separate Telangana state as well as protests on the ... Read more...

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Octogenarian green activist agrees to end fast (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, 80, who is on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, Friday agreed to end his fast after ... Read more...

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PM appeals to environmentalist to end indefinite fast


March 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday appealed to environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, who has been on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, ... Read more...

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80-year-old green activist continues indefinite fast from AIIMS (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Noted environmentalist G.D. Agarwal, who -- despite his advancing years -- has been on a fast-unto-death since Jan 15 to save the Ganga river, ... Read more...

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Bathers attacked by carnivorous fish in Brazil


February 21st, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) At least 20 people suffered slight injuries on their toes and fingers when they were attacked by carnivorous fish as they were bathing in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Green tribunal to hear plea against new Hindon river bridge


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court has told a petitioner to move the National Green Tribunal over his allegation of an environmental threat from a proposed bridge over the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Akali Dal promises laptops, data cards to students


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Jan 22 (IANS) While making promises to all sections of the society, Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Sunday said that all Class 11 and 12 students would be given ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu seeks Rs.3,000 crore grant, energy port


January 19th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu sought an one time grant of Rs.3,000 crore and setting up of a gas grid connecting the major cities of the state ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi diplomat confident about Teesta water pact


December 16th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Accepting that the non-signing of the Teesta river water sharing pact between India and Bangladesh was a "setback", a Bangladeshi diplomat here Friday, however, exuded ... Read more...

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Corrupt Chinese man hid in hills for eight years


November 15th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 15 (IANS) A former bank official in China hid in mountains for eight years, drinking river water and eating sweet potatoes, after he embezzled over $4 million. He ... Read more...

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Hydroelectric projects harming rivers: Experts


October 30th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) A two-day national conference on the impact of climate change on India's rivers that ended here Sunday has called for discouraging the setting up of hydro-electric ... Read more...

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Agra MP demands expert investigations for Taj Mahal


October 15th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha member from Agra Ram Shankar Katheria Saturday demanded proper and scientific investigations by experts to reassure the people that ... Read more...

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Kolkata to deploy cranes, barges to streamline immersion


October 5th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) will deploy heavy-duty cranes and barges to clear the river quickly after the immersion of the idols of Goddess Durga ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Delhi to exchange Teesta river data


September 30th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 30 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will exchange data on water availability in the Teesta river, an official said.The two countries were not able to ink an accord ... Read more...

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PM seeks Mamata’s help to sign Teesta pact with Bangladesh


September 28th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Sep 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said he would seek the help of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to resolve the ... Read more...

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Teesta, access issue will be solved: Chidambaram


September 21st, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said the unresolved Teesta river water sharing and the issue of access to India across Bangladesh will be solved ... Read more...

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