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Himachal hydro projects resume power generation


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) The mega hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh Friday resumed power generation after remaining closed for over 24 hours, an official said.The closure had hit the electricity ... Read more...

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Punjab to complete river cleaning project by 2013


April 27th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) An ambitious Rs.2,332-crore project to clean the rivers of Punjab would be completed by December 2013, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said here Friday.Badal, during a ... Read more...

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India assures Bangladesh on Tipaimukh project


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India Tuesday assured Bangladesh that the Tipaimukh hydro-electric project in Manipur will not have an "adverse" impact on it as there will be no ... Read more...

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SJVNL achieves record power generation


October 9th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 9 (IANS) Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) Sunday said the country's biggest hydropower plant, located in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, has achieved a record power generation ... Read more...

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Floods affect Himachal’s trout breeding


September 5th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 5 (IANS) Trout breeding in Himachal Pradesh will take a Rs.1.5 crore hit, estimates say, as a large number of private farms, known for rearing high-quality ... Read more...

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Himachal bans construction in trout habitat


August 27th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) To propagate trout in the natural waters of Himachal Pradesh, the state government has decided against setting up hydropower projects in the picturesque Tirthan Valley in ... Read more...

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Flood gates opened at Himachal’s Pong Dam


August 18th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) Thursday opened the floodgates of the Pong Dam in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh as the water in the reservoir almost reached ... Read more...

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Himachal rivers in spate, alert sounded


July 26th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate following continuous moderate to heavy rainfall across the state and people living near the banks have been warned, officials ... Read more...

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Hydropower projects remain shut, north India hit


July 26th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Major hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut for a second day Tuesday due to high silt in the Sutlej, causing power shortages in the country's ... Read more...

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Punjab to set up panel for NRIs


June 24th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) The Punjab government has approved the setting up of a four-member state commission for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to protect their interests in the state, officials said ... Read more...

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It’s time for trout fishing in Himachal streams


May 29th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) It's time to pit your wits against the game fish trout in the cool, crystal-clear happy waters of Himachal Pradesh.Most of the rivers and their tributaries ... Read more...

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Himachal to have trout processing unit


April 30th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 30 (IANS) Trout cultivation in Himachal Pradesh is set to get a big boost with the central government deciding to set up a processing unit for the fish ... Read more...

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For seven years, presidential reference in Supreme Court


April 25th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 25 (IANS) A presidential reference to the Supreme Court over a water dispute between Punjab and Haryana is pending for nearly seven years, a Haryana minister has said ... Read more...

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Record hydropower generation by Himachal plant


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 2 (IANS) The country's biggest hydropower plant in Himachal Pradesh has marked a record in power generation in the last fiscal, an official statement said here Saturday.The 1,500 ... Read more...

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Pursue canal issue in apex court, Haryana asks central government


March 11th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) The controversy over water sharing between Haryana and Punjab through the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal is all set to be revived with the Haryana assembly Friday ... Read more...

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Pakistan team to assess Jammu lake project


February 4th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 4 (IANS) A team of Pakistani experts will visit Jammu and Kashmir in the third week of February to assess an artificial lake under construction here."Since we have nothing to ... Read more...

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Wen upset with negative Indian media coverage


December 17th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Upset with negative media coverage of his talks here, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Friday hit out at the Indian media saying it was causing "much damage" ... Read more...

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Kashmir Fisheries Department provides employment to youths


December 13th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Bhaderwah (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec.13 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Fisheries Department is generating employment by encouraging youths to practice trout fish farming in Bhadarwah in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda District.The farming ... Read more...

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Punjab wants NRIs to help upgrade rural schools


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 3 (IANS) The Punjab government wants well-settled Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from the state to contribute to upgrade government schools in the state's rural areas.Punjab Education Minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan Friday ... Read more...

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Himachal trout goes to Delhi - for Games!


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Trout from Himachal Pradesh is being snapped up in large numbers by organisers of the Commonwealth Games as well as hotels and restaurants in Delhi where ... Read more...

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Britain seeks Punjab help to check illegal migration


August 24th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) British Minister for Immigration Damian Green Tuesday urged the Punjab government to help the British High Commission in proper verification of people applying for visa to his country. The ... Read more...

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‘Release of excess water not to cause floods in Punjab’


August 22nd, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh/Karnal, Aug 22 (ANI): Chairman of Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) A B Aggarwal has assured that despite release of excess water from Bhakra Nagal Dam there is no need for public ... Read more...

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Pakistan rivers in spate


August 12th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Rivers in Pakistan's Punjab and Sindh provinces reached "exceptionally high" levels Thursday and may soon inundate low-lying areas, as the country grappled with its worst ever floods that ... Read more...

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High silt keeps power plant shut in Himachal for sixth day


August 10th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 10 (IANS) The continuous inflow of silt in Satluj river in Himachal Pradesh kept the country's biggest hydropower project closed for the sixth day Tuesday. The silt level in the river ... Read more...

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Nathpa Jhakri hydropower plant remains shut for third day


July 28th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) The country's largest hydropower plant in Himachal Pradesh remained shut for the third day Wednesday, disrupting power supply to northern states, including Delhi. "The 1,500-MW hydropower plant remained shut ... Read more...

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Nathpa Jhakri plant shut, disrupts power supply in North


July 27th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 27 (IANS) The country's largest hydropower plant in Himachal Pradesh remained shut for the second day Tuesday, disrupting power supply to northern states, including Delhi. "The 1,500-MW hydropower plant was temporarily ... Read more...

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Haryana CM visits flood-hit districts, irrigation minister blames Punjab for floods


July 13th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, July 13 (ANI): Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda visited the flood-affected districts of Sirsa and Fathehabad on Tuesday, a day after the state's Irrigation Minister Ajay Singh Yadav blamed neighbouring ... Read more...

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Haryana asks Punjab to act against those who caused breaches (Second Lead)


July 12th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) The Haryana government said Monday that Punjab should take criminal action against "mischievous elements" who caused breaches in the Ghaggar river and diverted water into the dry Sutlej-Yamuna ... Read more...

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Punjab assures Haryana of action on canal breaches


July 12th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday assured Haryana that it will take steps to ensure that no cuts are made in the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal which could lead ... Read more...

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Haryana to Punjab: take action against those who caused breaches (Lead)


July 12th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) The Haryana government said Monday that Punjab should take criminal action against "mischievous elements" who caused breaches in the Ghaggar river and diverted water into the dry Sutlej-Yamuna ... Read more...

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Haryana wants joint patrolling of canals, rivers with Punjab


July 12th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) The Haryana government, which blames farmers in Punjab for diverting flood water from the Ghaggar river into the dry Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal leading to flooding in some ... Read more...

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Flood crisis deepens in Haryana


July 11th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kaithal (Haryana), July 11(ANI): Floods continued affecting several villages in Haryana's Kaithal District on Sunday, where partially submerged villages in low-lying areas led people to take shelter on rooftops."Thousand acres of ... Read more...

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Haryana, Punjab in blame game over floods


July 11th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) The floods in parts of Punjab and Haryana has led to a spate of angry exchanges between the two states, each accusing the other of causing ... Read more...

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Floods continue to leave locals in Haryana distressful


July 10th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kaithal (Haryana), July 10 (ANI): Distressful villagers in Haryana's flood affected Kaithal District have complained about official apathy in dealing with their woes."No facility has been provided by the government authorities yet. ... Read more...

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Haryana pegs flood loss at Rs.650 crore


July 9th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 9 (IANS) The four days of flood fury in three districts of Haryana this week have caused a loss of Rs.650 crore, officials said here Friday. Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary, ... Read more...

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