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123 years of Periyar Dam

Periyar Dam is one of the oldest dam structures in India.

published on : 27th October 2018

Kerala’s new Mullaiperiyar dam plan may mean no water for Tamil Nadu

Madurai, Theni, Dindigul, Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram districts depend on the Vaigai to meet drinking water and irrigation needs.

published on : 25th October 2018

Green min okays study for new dam at Mullaiperiyar, TN calls it contempt

Tamil Nadu, which owns and operates the dam in Thekkady of Kerala, on Tuesday termed the panel’s act contempt of court.

published on : 24th October 2018

Panel formed to oversee disaster preparedness at Mullaiperiyar

Official sources told Express that as per the Supreme Court order both Kerala and Tamil Nadu have to prepare two separate sub-committees.

published on : 20th October 2018

Water level rises in Mullaperiyar dam

Discharge from the dam was enhanced to 1,960 cusecs on Monday morning, out of which 1,400 cusecs of water was via penstock pipes and 500 cusecs via Erachil Palam.

published on : 9th October 2018

Collector issues orders to restart irrigation projects

District Collector K Muhammed Y Safirulla on Saturday issued orders  to restart the various irrigation projects in the district.

published on : 7th October 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Manappuram on road to recovery

However, the speed with which the rebuilding work is being carried out at Aluva Manappuram shows how resilient humans are.

published on : 18th September 2018

Cops tighten security as slippers found on Periyar statue in Tirupur 

Dravidar Kazhagam local functionary K Shanmugam removed the slippers and found that the statue was also damaged with stones.

published on : 18th September 2018

Rich tributes paid to Periyar on 140th birth anniversary

TNCC president S Thirunavukkarasar led his party members in paying homage to the late leader.

published on : 18th September 2018

Periyar statue desecrated in Chennai, Tiruppur; Tamil Nadu political parties frown

The miscreant, who came on a two-wheeler, hurled his chappal at the statue and shouted slogan near Simpson junction at Chennai's Anna Salai.

published on : 17th September 2018

Periyar's 140th birth anniversary: Activists recall the social reformer who was always open to criticism

Despite the limitations of his Dravidian project, it provided a platform for members from any oppressed community, to come together in a broad identity that was fluid.

published on : 17th September 2018

Kerala floods one month after: For bridge-less Alady and Porukanni, bamboo raft only recourse

The 30-ft suspension bridge was a vital link for the 220 families of Porukanni till it disappeared in the deluge on August 17.

published on : 15th September 2018

Hilly areas of Ernakulam district on the brink of a severe drought

Nature is playing cruel games with people residing on the Periyar's banks.

published on : 12th September 2018

Blessing in disguise: Flood gifts Aluva a beach 

Ernakulam district is famous for its beaches, mainly Cherai, Fort Kochi and Vypeen.

published on : 12th September 2018

No need for immediate concern over Periyar’s depletion, says KWA

Though the water level in the Periyar is ebbing at an alarming rate, the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) said under the present circumstances the water pumping will not be hit. 

published on : 11th September 2018
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