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Krishna’s stable Pakistan message encouraging: Daily


September 8th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India's desire to see a stable and peaceful Pakistan is "encouraging", said a Pakistani daily which observed that Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's message is ... Read more...

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Be realistic, says daily on Krishna’s Pakistan trip


September 7th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Issues between Pakistan and India that divide opinion will not be easy to solve, said a Pakistani daily as Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna ... 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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PM asked to tell Kerala to halt irrigation scheme


June 21st, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to tell the Kerala government not to proceed with its Attapadi Irrigation Scheme.The ... Read more...

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Convene meeting of Cauvery River Authority: Jayalalithaa


May 19th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to immediately convene a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority to decide on ... Read more...

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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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Curb wastage, cut pollution to tackle water disputes: experts


February 16th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Curbing wastage, reducing pollution and forming joint platforms to assess geological changes were among the urgent steps needed to tackle the growing conflicts on water ... Read more...

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Kerala promises Mullaperiyar’s protection, Tamil Nadu’s ‘no’ to meet


December 15th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Kerala Thursday assured the Supreme Court that it would protect the Mullaperiyar Dam from any attacks by protesters while Tamil Nadu opposed Kerala's suggestion ... Read more...

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2012 crucial for Pakistan: Writer Mohammed Hanif (Interview)


November 20th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 20 (IANS) He feels fighter planes and tanks in India and Pakistan can be used to take kids for joyrides and jokes that being a Pakistani author ... Read more...

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Global conference to focus on water crisis


November 16th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) With water predicted to become an arena of conflict, experts from around the world, including China, Pakistan, Britain and Bangladesh, will gather here later this ... Read more...

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Government considering special tribunal on water disputes


October 31st, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Minister for Water Resources Pawan Kumar Bansal said here Monday that the government was considering suggestions for setting up a "standing tribunal" to deal with ... Read more...

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Bansal wants rational pricing of water (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Calling for efficient use of water, notably in irrigation, Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Wednesday said the scarce and precious resource should be adequately ... Read more...

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Orissa, Chhattisgarh questioned on dam panel’s report


July 20th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked Orissa and Chhattisgarh to file their response to a report by a committee which said that the construction of ... Read more...

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NGO opposes proposed water allocation plan


April 27th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) A central government-appointed panel's proposal of market linked allotment of water will lead to the resource being treated as a commercial commodity and will trigger more ... Read more...

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Karnataka Govt. to challenge Krishna tribunal order in Supreme Court


February 25th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 25 (ANI): Karnataka Government has decided to challenge the verdict of the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal on the division of surplus water from the Krishna River in the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Srinivas to continue as Andhra Congress chief


January 14th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Congress Friday announced that D. Srinivas will continue as the party's chief in Andhra Pradesh."Shri D. Srinivas, president of Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee, will continue ... Read more...

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Jagan juggernaut in Delhi, challenges Congress in Andhra (Second Intro Roundup)


January 11th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Taking his fight against the Congress to the heart of the national capital, former MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Tuesday put up a massive show of strength ... Read more...

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Jagan juggernaut in Delhi, challenges Congress in Andhra


January 11th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Taking his fight against the Congress to the heart of the national capital, former MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Tuesday put up a massive show of strength ... Read more...

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Moily in Hyderabad to tackle Jagan, Telangana threats


January 11th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Tuesday rushed to Hyderabad as the Congress government in Andhra Pradesh faced a serious threat of being upstaged by loyalists of former ... Read more...

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I can bring down Congress government in Andhra: Jagan


January 11th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Former Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy said here Tuesday that he could bring down the party's government in Andhra Pradesh but was doing it a favour by ... Read more...

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Andhra Congress lawmakers attend Jaganmohan Reddy’s Delhi fast


January 11th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): At least 20 Congress MLAs, two MPs and two MLCs from Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday present at former party MP Jaganmohan Reddy's day-long fast at Jantar Mantar ... Read more...

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Jagan’s show of strength in Delhi attracts Congress leaders (Second Lead)


January 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Accompanied by Congress MPs, legislators and thousands of supporters, former MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Tuesday began a daylong fast here to highlight the "injustice" to Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Jagan’s show of strength in Delhi - with some Congress participation (Lead)


January 11th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Accompanied by thousands of supporters, former Congress MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy arrived in the capital Tuesday and began a daylong fast in a show of strength that ... Read more...

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Jaganmohan Reddy takes battle to Delhi, fasts at Jantar Mantar


January 11th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Dismissed Congress lawmaker YS Jaganmohan Reddy has began a day-long fast at Jantar Mantar here in protest against the "injustice" meted out to Andhra Pradesh in the ... Read more...

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Jagan leaves for Delhi to undertake fast


January 9th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 9 (IANS) Former MP Y.S.Jaganmohan Reddy Sunday left for New Delhi along with 1,500 supporters to undertake a one-day fast there Jan 11 to highlight the woes of Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

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Andhra not happy with Krishna waters verdict


December 31st, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 31 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Friday said it was not satisfied with the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal verdict on sharing of surplus water with neighbouring Karnataka and Maharashtra.Revenue Minister ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa welcomes Krishna water dispute verdict


December 30th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 30 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa welcoming the verdict of the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal on the division of surplus water from the Krishna River, on Thursday said ... Read more...

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Karnataka welcomes Krishna river water sharing award


December 30th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Karnataka Thursday welcomed the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal verdict on sharing of surplus water with neighbouring Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra."It is a historic day for Karnataka," Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Tribunal awards maximum share of Krishna River waters to Andhra


December 30th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 30 (ANI): The Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal gave its verdict here on Thursday on the division of surplus water from the Krishna River with Andhra Pradesh getting 1000 Thousand ... Read more...

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Apex court wants better work conditions in national tribunals


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the central government why one standard notification providing for uniform working conditions of all national tribunals was not being issued. The national ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan water dispute escalates power project costs


November 18th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) The water disputes between India and Pakistan are making the costs of hydroelectric projects escalate, say power department officials pointing to the 330 MW Kishenganga project in Jammu ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear Babhali Barrage issue in August (Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Nanded (Maharashtra), July 21 (IANS) The contentious Babhali Barrage issue, now at the centre of a controversy between Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh, is scheduled to come up for further hearing before ... Read more...

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Babhali Barrage issue hearing in Supreme Court in August


July 21st, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Nanded (Maharashtra), July 21 (IANS) The vexed issue of the Babhali Barrage, currently at the centre of a controversy between Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh, is scheduled to come up for further ... Read more...

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Dialogue only way to solve water disputes: Bangladesh envoy


June 8th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Disputes over the crucial issue of water can only be solved by dialogue, Bangladesh's High Commissioner Tariq Ahmed Kari said here Tuesday. Speaking at a roundtable discussions ... Read more...

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Flexing muscles never helps in water disputes: Bangladesh envoy


June 8th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Advocating a new paradigm of collaborative approach to water management in South Asia to harness water optimally for all stake holders, Bangladesh High Commissioner to India, Mr. ... Read more...

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