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The promise of a realty boom could cost Karnataka a river

In the second part of the series, our reporter traces the route of the proposed 12-km Shishila-Byrapur road that is to cut through the catchment area of River Kapila.

published on : 5th September 2018

Take Army’s help to plug breach: Farmers

The farming community was heaving a sigh of relief with the early onset of the southwest monsoon in the Cauvery catchment areas.

published on : 1st September 2018

Additional Rs 328 crore fund to desilt water bodies

To check the wastage of water Tamil Nadu government would be taking up a holistic programme for three years at a cost of Rs 1,000 crore by constructing check dams in the tail- end  regions of Cauvery.

published on : 30th August 2018

Tamil Nadu: All efforts to see tail-end areas in delta get Cauvery water 

Tamil Nadu government tonight said all efforts are being taken to ensure that tail-end areas in the Delta region soon receive excess Cauvery water released from the Mettur dam soon.

published on : 21st August 2018

Augment storage capacity to better harness Cauvery, say experts

The discharge from Tamil Nadu’s premier reservoir has now scaled up, exceeding two lakh cusecs. The Cauvery is flushing out surplus for the 42nd time since 1934.

published on : 20th August 2018

Cauvery in spate: western & Delta districts under siege, 13000 in Camps

Meanwhile, with the outflow from the Bavanisagar dam falling to 20,000 cusecs on Saturday evening, a semblance of normalcy returned to Sathy, where houses had been submerged.

published on : 19th August 2018

Precautionary measures and timely evacuation save lives and property

Even as the Cauvery river is in spate again, precautionary measures, including identification of vulnerable locations, setting up of temporary shelters and evacuation in anticipation of the eventualit

published on : 19th August 2018

Cauvery in spate with outflow of 2.90 Lakh cusecs 

Even as the river flows at it fullest, the farmers in Tiruchy are facing many difficulties including irrigation canals that have not been de-silted yet.

published on : 19th August 2018

Karnataka: Cauvery in spate, situation turns grim in Periyapatna taluk

With the river flooding the Koppa bridge, vehicular traffic to the famous Golden Temple at Bylakuppe came to a halt.

published on : 18th August 2018

Following floods in Kerala and Karnataka, Tamil Nadu's Cauvery Delta region on the edge

With over two lakh cusecs flowing in Cauvery and Kollidam, breaches appearing in many villages; people moved to shelters in Muttuvanchari and Anaikudi; flood alert issued in many other places

published on : 18th August 2018

Close sand quarries in Cauvery and Kollidam: PMK founder S Ramadoss

The State government should come forward to close down sand quarries at Cauvery and Coleroon (Kollidam) rivers to protect farming in Cauvery delta districts, PMK founder S Ramadoss, said

published on : 18th August 2018

Flood alert in Theni, Madurai; 8,410 people in relief camps

The 8410 people have been accommodated in 96 relief camps in Namakkal, Erode, Kanyakumari, Karur, Dharmapuri and Tiruchirappalli.

published on : 18th August 2018

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami opens slew of development projects through video conferencing

The Chief Minister inaugurated a new building at Tiruvarur for Climate Change project office  under Cauvery river basin scheme, built at the cost of Rs 2 crore.

published on : 17th August 2018

Cauvery in spate; inundates low-lying areas, swamps crops in Tamil Nadu

Water from Cauvery and Bhavani rivers entered some villages in Dharmapuri, Salem and Erode districts and people had been shifted to safer places.

published on : 17th August 2018

Precautionary steps afoot as Mettur dam reaches full capacity

The state government has also notified district administrations about precautionary measures to be implemented in districts that run along the river’s length.

published on : 16th August 2018
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