India  /  Published 21.11.21

AP: Water leaks from biggest dam

The Annamayya project on Cheyyeru river has turned out to be the sorrow of many a village in Rajampet Assembly constituency in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh.Togurupeta, Mandapalli, Pulapathur and ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Kadapa

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.11.21

Check dams to keep tuskers at bay

In a bid to restrict movement of tuskers in deep forests, the Dhanbad forest division has embarked on a mission to construct check dams within the Tundi Pahar. The idea is to create a space for ample ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.21

Dam-desilt plea to ‘friendly state’

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said she would request the “friendly” Jharkhand government to desilt dams in the neighbouring state to prevent flooding in several Bengal distric...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.21

Floods: Didi plea to Hemant, PM

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said she would urge Jharkhand to prepare a plan in consultation with her government to mitigate floods in the region. Speaking to reporters at a floo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Arambagh

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.21

New DVC dams only solution: Experts

Construction of new dams upstream Maithan and Panchet dams of the Damodar Valley Corporation network rather than de-silting the existing dams is the only solution to the problem of regular floods in s...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur


West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

Three swollen rivers breach dams

Floods continued to wrack West Midnapore on Friday as well, with fresh breaches being reported in the dams of at least three overflowing rivers that impacted over 100 villages, mostly in the district&...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.21

Flood: Mamata writes to PM

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, after taking stock of the flood situation in six districts of the state, wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday seeking his intervention for drafting...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Bengal races to face Cyclone Yaas

Administrations in three coastal districts of South 24-Parganas, North 24-Parganas and East Midnapore have started search for more buildings to house people to be evacuated from vulnerable areas in th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Scurry to repair earthen dams before cyclone

The Bengal government has asked district administrative officials in North 24-Parganas, South 24-Parganas and East Midnapore as well as the irrigation department to identify vulnerable stretches of ea...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.10.20

Tilaiya Dam to get tourist outpost

To reach the dam, tourists can come to Koderma, is 160km from Ranchi, l a smooth two-hour drive on the Ranchi-Patna stretch on NH-33, for a memorable getaway.  Administrative officials said the ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Koderma


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