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Hogenakkal Drinking Water Project: Tamil Nadu government rejects Karnataka's objection

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday, after a virtual meeting with his cabinet colleagues, said the State is preparing to take on Tamil Nadu on interstate river disputes.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai to meet Opposition leaders over water issues with Tamil Nadu

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday said he will hold an all-party meeting in the first week of February to discuss with Opposition leaders the water disputes with Tamil Nadu.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Rs 263 crore to repair roads, stormwater drains in Chennai: Public Works minister EV Velu

Officials from Corporation, Railways, Electricity and PWD will meet on Saturday to discuss ways to prevent water stagnation.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Poondi reservoir near Chennai may store two tmcft more water

The Water Resource Department may submit a plan to enhance the capacity of dam and also build a new reservoir at Ramanjeri for storage.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Karnataka government to oppose Tamil Nadu's Hogenakkal water project

Instead, it had advocated a dam at Hogenakkal on the border between Chamarajanagar in Karnataka and Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu. 

published on : 22nd January 2022

Rs 7,700-crore project to modernise irrigation infrastructure in Cauvery basin to be ready by 2024

After the green signal by Cauvery Water Regulation Committee, the State government had planned to extend, renovate and modernise irrigation infrastructure in the Cauvery basin.

published on : 21st January 2022

Water Metro Jetty violates heritage norms

The beautiful view of Chinese nets against the twilight sky is something unique to Fort Kochi Kerala.

published on : 21st January 2022

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Here’s our round-up of the latest gadgets to add to your shopping list

published on : 20th January 2022

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai to hold meet on inter-state water disputes

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will take part in a virtual meeting on Saturday with legal experts, ministers and officials to discuss inter-state water dispute cases.

published on : 20th January 2022

Gujarat government approves project for additional Narmada water supply to Kutch district

The river water will be diverted to 38 small and medium irrigation schemes through a proposed 337.98-km pipeline to irrigate around 2.81 lakh acres of land.

published on : 18th January 2022

Laws on inter-state water disputes must change: Bommai

“Environmental laws are turning out to be an impediment for speeding up infrastructure development projects,” he pointed out.

published on : 18th January 2022

Heavy rains hit Telangana, several areas flooded

Heavy overnight rain that lashed several districts of the state led to waterlogging and inundation in many places. 

published on : 17th January 2022

Andhra Pradesh's first desalination plant to come up in Prakasam with Rs 35 crore

The proposed project may be taken up under the Central Government’s Jal Jeevan Mission with 50 per cent funding from the Union government and the remaining 50 per cent by the state government.

published on : 15th January 2022

Hyderabad Water Board to install automatic meter reading ultrasound meters from February

The mechanical meters that are currently in use do not provide accurate reading and they can also be tampered.

published on : 15th January 2022

‘It is the duty of MAUD Ministry to protect our precious water bodies’

Water bodies including lakes, ponds, channels, wells are dynamic natural resources, impacting as well as being impacted, intricately inter-connected with all other natural systems and living beings.

published on : 14th January 2022
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