dams

De-watering of Polavaram cofferdams begins after flood levels recede in Godavari

Power corporation tests expected to be completed by end of Jan 2023; project likely to pick up pace by summer

published on : 21st November 2022

Qatar 2022: Tyler Adams first African-American to wear armband for US; youngest in this World Cup

Adams was appointed captain at the unusual age of 23, the youngest at this year’s tournament and the youngest for the Americans at the soccer showcase since Walter Bahr in 1950.

published on : 20th November 2022

Amy Adams 'excited' for Henry Cavill's Superman return, hasn't been approached to reprise Lois role 

The actor, who played the firebrand journalist and love interest Lois Lane to Cavill's protagonist in the 2013 movie "Man of Steel", weighed in on her return as Lois.

published on : 17th November 2022

Author Julie Powell, food writer of 'Julie & Julia', dies at 49

Powell began her affair in 2004 as she was putting the finishing touches on her first book, a time she writes when she was “starry-eyed and vaguely discontented and had too much time on my hands.”

published on : 2nd November 2022

Rise in water level of three major dams in Odisha

Meanwhile, authorities of Indravati project at Khatiguda in Nabarangpur have decided to open one gate of the dam to release excess water.

published on : 22nd August 2022

Mullaperiyar, Banasursagar dams still releasing water, isolated heavy rains predicted in Kerala

Water in the Periyar river basin was rising at certain areas and falling or holding steady in others in the morning, officials said.

published on : 10th August 2022

Odisha aims to build 300 check dams this year

Besides, water can also be used for drinking water projects, he said and added that this will also help in creating a green environment and checking soil erosion.

published on : 9th August 2022

Life lessons from a maverick

If you recall the iconic ‘Hamara Bajaj’ advertisement that was released in the late 80s, you are already a fan of Alyque Padamsee’s work.

published on : 21st July 2022

Water Resources Department to check Tamil Nadu dams for safety before Northeast monsoon

The State government has instructed the Water Resources Department (WRD) to inspect all dams across the State before the onset of the monsoon and submit reports as early as possible.

published on : 9th July 2022

Farmers ask Centre to release funds to restore 37 Tamil Nadu dams

As work to rehabilitate dams in Tamil Nadu seems to have hit a roadblock, farmers have urged the Union government to release funds for these projects.

published on : 6th July 2022

Steps to provide water to wild animals in Nallamala start yielding results

In Chinna Mantanala, forest officials had set up three deep borewells with solar motors to provide water to the wildlife of the dry and uplands of the forest.

published on : 28th June 2022

Current rain and early monsoon in Kerala: Dams have enough storage, water level still low

Water level in all major dams in the state remains low even after the heavy rain in the last few days, and there is no need for any fear that the dams will be opened triggering flood, say authorities.

published on : 18th May 2022

Telangana: KRMB concerned about safety of three dams

The Board wants AP & TS to state actions taken; meeting scheduled for May 6, likely to discuss 16 issues  

published on : 27th April 2022

Work to build 47 dams in TN to start in May

The Water Resource Department (WRD) will build 47 check dams at a cost of Rs 190.73 crore in 24 districts including Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram.

published on : 20th April 2022

Robin Wright, Ray Winstone to lead Netflix fantasy Damsel

Actors Robin Wright and Ray Winstone will star opposite Millie Bobby Brown in Netflix’s upcoming fantasy film Damsel.

published on : 14th April 2022

Angela Bassett joins Millie Bobby Brown in Netflix's fantasy feature 'Damsel'

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Juan Carlos Fresnadillo is directing the film from a script penned by Dan Mazeau.

published on : 8th April 2022

 Water level in eight Dharmapuri dams down to 40 per cent, crop rotation may be hit

In Dharmapuri, there are eight dams evenly distributed across the district with a total capacity of 1,784 Mcft of water.

published on : 31st March 2022

AP Govt plans to restore 9,200 tanks, build 3,250 check dams

Three were completed so far, 49 were grounded and are at various stages and works eight are yet to commence. 

published on : 19th March 2022

Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal back 'Finding the Mother Tree'

Amy Adams will back the film via her Bond Group Entertainment and Gyllenhaal through his Nine Stories.

published on : 7th May 2021

Maharashtra drought: 26 dams hit zero water storage level as on May 18

Sanjay Lakhe Patil, a social activist, alleged that the state government's distribution of fodder camps for cattle in the drought-affected regions was not proper.

published on : 18th May 2019
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