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

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.08.20

Getalsud: flood warning issued

Authorities at Getalsud reservoir, one of the biggest water bodies of the capital, issued a flood alert on Friday, asking those living in the neighbourhood and the dam’s catchment areas to remai...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.08.20

Check dam breaches due to rains

Rains have washed out a major portion of an earthen check dam at Garu Dohar in Garur West range of the tiger reserve Palamau. Sources said more than 35 feet of this earthen check dam have been washed...
By Our Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.02.20

Water cheer for jumbos

Elephants and other animals will have ample water inside Dalma sanctuary this summer, preventing them from venturing into villages to quench their thirst.The 25-odd check dams and around a dozen water...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


Opinion  /  Published 01.09.19

Looking beyond flood defence strategies

Floods in the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Barak flood plains have become an annual phenomenon. The scale of the disaster is enormous, dwarfing the menace of floods in many other states. At its peak, the floods ...
By Nirmalya Choudhury and Abdul Hamid

North East  /  Published 26.08.19

AJYCP sit-in against big dams

The Asom Jatiyatabadi Yuba Chhatra Parishad’s Tinsukia district unit on Monday staged a three-hour sit-in from 3pm at Margherita town against the Centre’s push to construct big dams in the Northea...
By MANOJ KUMAR OJHA in Doomdooma


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