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Minister says Bhakra dam level is fine, activists say no

Union Minister for Water Resources Pawan Kumar Bansal claimed on Thursday that the Bhakra dam's water level is safe and there is nothing to worry. The minister was reacting to the allegations of......

Bhakra Dam on Lashkar's hit list, warns IB

The Bhakra Dam is on the hit list of Pakistan-based militant outfits Lashkar-e-Tayiba and Jamaat-ud Dawa, an Intelligence Bureau report has warned, prompting the Punjab and Himachal Pradesh......

LeT threat over Bhakra Nangal dam

Central security agencies have alerted the Director General of Policeof Punjab and Himachal Pradeshto the possibility of anterror strike ondams, particularly the BhakraNangal project,with the......

'For achche din, give us at least a year'

'Understand one thing, if you want immediately and magically that things should become cheap, it's not possible. It's a long-term policy.' 'Inflation is linked to the storage system and with the......

Search on for Hyderabad students feared drowned, 5 bodies found

Rescuers on Monday fished out bodies of five Hyderabad-based engineering students, who were washed away in the swirling waters of Beas River along with 20 classmates whose fate is not known as......

Don't expect power cuts this summer

Reservoirs are brimming with water and higher coal stocks at power plants have improved the prospects for electricity generation this summer. An ongoing slump in power demand has nearly halved the......

The price poor people pay for huge projects

A principle adopted to ensure rehabilitation of evacuees alongside progress on projects is known for violations, says Sreelatha Menon. When construction of a dam is delayed, it leads to cost......

Dams' water storage a concern for power generation

The withdrawal of the monsoon is already delayed by over three weeks. This has benefited the kharif crops and raised hopes of good rabi sowing but has not managed to wipe out the shortage of water......

Near normal rainfall paves way for optimism

The fear of a possible drought this year, that persisted till almost the end of June, has now given way to cautious optimism about not only a near normal monsoon rainfall but also a near normal......

Delhi's water supply to get a boost

Water scarce Delhi might get an enhanced supply by the end of this month with the Haryana Government agreeing to let its canals be used for carrying water from the Bhakra Nangal dam to the......

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Nauty
Q. The Bhakra-Nangal Dam is built across which river of Punjab?A. BrahmaputraB. NarmadaC. Sutlej
Nauty:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-bhakra-nangal-dam-is-built-across-which-river-of-punjaba/26793868/answers/

Gabbar Singh
Q. he Bhakra Dam is built across the river1 Ravi2 Chenab3 Sutlej4 Jhelum
Gabbar Singh:  A. Sutl ej more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/he-bhakra-dam-is-built-across-the-river1-ravi2-chenab3-sutle/25905876/answers/26793870

yogendrachaple
Q. bhakra nangal damp build in which yojana
Yogendrachaple:  A. SUTLEJ more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/bhakra-nangal-damp-build-in-which-yojana/24538186/answers/25905900

anantharaman
Q. The Sardar Sarovar Dam is associated with 1 Narmada River 2 Mahanadi River 3 Tapti River 4 Bhakra Nangal Project
Anantharaman:  A. Described as 'New Temple of Resurgent India' by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India, the dam attracts tourists from all over India. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-sardar-sarovar-dam-is-associated-with--1-narmada-river--/23756654/answers/24538208

  Web results for Bhakra Dam
Hooda seeks Centre's help over drought-like situation

na Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday expressed concern over prevailing drought-like situation as about 60 per cent less rain has been... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/chandigarh/hooda-seeks-centres-help-over-drought-like-situation.html
Rahul Khullar

NEW DELHI: Telecom regulator Rahul Khullar has faulted the Centre's Digital India initiative for lacking specifics, especially on the critical... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/telecom/government-must-focus-on-content-development-digital-india-plan-lacks-specifics-rahul-khullar-trai-chairman/articleshow/40874228.cms
CEA

vel at storage dams across the country has gone down due to scanty monsoon adversely impacting irrigation and hydel generation. According to data... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/29-storage-dams-operating-at-below-normal-capacity-cea-114081900845_1.html
Cradle. Now, grave

Broken hearts float down the Bhakra Main Line canal. Broken by the endless struggle with the land, with the weather, with the creditor. Broken by... ...

http://week.manoramaonline.com/cgi-bin/MMOnline.dll/portal/ep/theWeekContent.do?contentId=17389835&programId=1073755753&tabId=13&BV_ID=@@@&categoryId=-219261
Those days of commanding heights

An apocryphal story: Raj Krishna, the economist who coined the phrase Hindu rate of growth, was a member of the Planning Commission when it was... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140817/jsp/frontpage/story_18728449.jsp

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