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SC kept in dark about threat from 6 Uttarakhand dams

The Supreme Court asked the Union environment ministry to review six specific hydroelectric projects on the upper Ganga basin in Uttarakhand. On Wednesday, the ministry informed the apex court that......

Rashmi Bansal: I grew up believing that India Can!

India can launch a rocket into space, grow its own food and make its own dams. That's something to be proud of, and I certainly am. I grew up believing all religions lead to the same God. You can......

Banning dams won't solve the problem

The uproar over 'dams' following the Uttarakhand disaster is ill-informed & potentially counter-productive, says Anand Sankar The environmentalist lobby has been predictably up in arms in......

Ajit Pawar slammed for crass humour on dry dams

Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar has stirred up a hornet's nest with his comments -- laced with crass humour -- ridiculing the acute water scarcity in the state. Referring to the......

Govt allays fears on three Chinese dams on Brahmaputra

The government allayed apprehensions about the three dams being built by China on the Brahmaputra, saying the projects will not affect India as most of the water in the river comes from Arunachal......

Govt flip-flops yet again on Uttarakhand dams

Wants another committee to review adverse report of experts against 6 dams The National Democratic Alliance government, unwilling to outright reject 6 new dams in the Uttarakhand hills despite its......

Govt in knots over dams in Uttarakhand

Environment ministry wanted a halt to new dams, but Attorney General now says matter to be decided by PMO With the government binding itself in knots over the future of new hydro-dams in......

The man behind Akula's plan to make a comeback at SKS

Biksham Gujja contributed to major global initiatives such as the World Commission on Dams, World Water Commission and World Water Forum. Vikram Akula, the poster boy of India’s microfinance......

Munnar structures: More govt notices to Tatas

In a sequel to its decision to demolish two check dams on tea plantations partly owned by the Tata Group in the Munnar region, the Kerala government has issued a notice to remove the electric......

Kerala govt to demolish check dams of Tatas

As part of a move against illegal construction and land acquisition at the tourist centre of Munnar in Idukki district, the Kerala government decided on Tuesday to demolish two check dams......

Kamal Haasan meets Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

A lowdown on what's happening in the Tamil film industry.   All eyes were on Kamal Haasan as he met up with spiritual guru and founder of the Art of Living Foundation, Sri Sri Ravi......

Rakhi Special: Bollywood's SUPER FILMI Bhai-Bahens!

We bring you glimpses of the Raksha Bandhan moments in Bollywood. The bond between a brother and sister is precious. And Bollywood has explored both its emotional depth and fun factor in numerous......

Welcome Back, Hera Pheri 3, Housefull 3: Filmi sequels coming up!

Bollywood's newest formula for guaranteed success?A record number of sequels are in various stages of making in Bollywood. And it hardly comes as a surprise given somewhat consistent box......

Review: Welcome Back music is worth a listen

The Welcome Back soundtrack keeps the fun element intact, says Aelina Kapoor. Welcome had quite a few chartbusters when it released in 2007. Its sequel Welcome Back has some entertaining......

Indian-American student baseball player to be honoured

Teenage baseball sensation Kumar Nambiar from Westchester county has become the first Indian-American student athlete to be honoured with 'New York State Player of the Year', according to media......

Ooh... aah... ouch!

Diehard sports fans are accustomed to witnessing mishaps during the course of competition. Some accidents are freak while some occur due to an error in judgement or carelessness. Check out what......

Will he, won't he?

In-form Smith primed to seize Ashes moment Steven Smith of Australia leaves the field. Photograph: Chris Hyde/Getty Images Once derided as a bouncy court jester in his maiden Ashes series, Steven......
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Rain lashes district, dam shutters opened

Several low-lying areas of the district have been inundated in the heavy rain that threw life off-track in the last two days. The shutters of the... ...
TN pitches for neutral central force to guard dam

Comment · print · T T T+· T- A view of the Mullaperiyar Dam located at Idukki district. —Photo: H.Vibhu Tells Supreme Court that... ...

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