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Trinamool demands probe by Centre into water crisis

Trinamool Congress on Thursday demanded a probe by the Centre into the breakdown of two sluicegates of Farakka barrage, saying it has led to flow of excess water to Bangladesh causing severe power......

The tizzy caused by Modi's proposed gift!

B S Prakash takes a tongue-in-cheek look at what India's neighbours think about Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking Indian scientists to develop a SAARC satellite, which can be dedicated as a......

A dismal third anniversary for UPA-2

At the end of UPA-2's three years in power, India has become a more unbalanced, strife-torn and unhappy society, with reduced human security and tattered social cohesion. Rather than correct policy......

India, B'desh settle border rows, but thorns exist

Rediff.com's Sanchari Bhattacharya, who is travelling with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Dhaka, reports on the outcome of Dr Singh's deliberations with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina......

Saving the Sundarbans

On September 6, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Bangladesh for a highly anticipated round of talks. This is the moment for both sides to look afresh at the Sundarbans and make it the......

Chidambaram's Budget speech

Speech of P. Chidambaram Minister of Finance PART A Mr. Speaker, Sir, I rise to present the Budget for the year 2005-06. 2. Last year, while presenting the Budget, I had suggested that the vote in......

Re-engineering the 'dying city'

Ever since "Calcutta port" was established in 1870 it has, like all river ports, been gradually making its way to the sea. Thus Satgaon yielded to nearby Hugli (Portuguese), Chinsura (Dutch) and......

'If the land goes, then your home goes'

Sourav Sarangi is an award-winning filmmaker whose latest work Char… The No Man’s Island explores the border between India and Bangladesh, defined by a river and its ever-changed......

  People speak for farakka barrage

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Q. What do you love most about FARKKA W.B?
:  A. ntpc ltd farakka plant. farakka barrage, farakka market more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-love-most-about-farkka-w.b//answers/18025650

QnA Quiz
Q. Have u ever visit East India like Assam, Meghalaya,Shillong?
QnA Quiz:  A. East India is just great. From Kolkatta travel by kamrup express. travel over Buxar(remember tha battle here of British(1757). Farakka Barrage,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/have-u-ever-visit-east-india-like-assam-meghalayashillong/18025647/answers/14250426

Pradnya potdar
Q. the longest barrage in this world acc. to the guiness book of world records!
Pradnya Potdar:  A. The farakka barrage is the Longest Barrage in the world and has recently been entered into the Guinness Book of World Records. This barrage is...... more

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sangeetha
Q. farakka barrage is located in
Sangeetha:  A. Farakka Barrage is a dam located 10 km from the Indian side of the border between India and Bangladesh, in the state of West Bengal. India uses it...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/farakka-barrage-is-located-in/9105151/answers/3458581

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Centenary of Darjeeling Durga

Darjeeling, Sept. 21: A hundred years ago, two steam engines attached to a toy train had chugged up the mountains carrying an idol of Goddess Durga... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140922/jsp/siliguri/story_18859048.jsp
Expert suggests silt-free barrages

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS A perennial flow of bathing quality water is ensured through a self-purification process A U.N.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/expert-suggests-siltfree-barrages/article6432607.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Barrages of doom for Ganga

12:06 am A proposal to make a cascade of barrages from Allahabad to Haldia on the Ganga is under consideration of the government. Locks will be... ...

http://freepressjournal.in/barrages-of-doom-for-ganga/
NCC sailing expedition from Farakka to Howrah ends

A 10-day sailing expedition undertaken from New Farakka Barrage to Kolkata by 60 naval NCC cadets -- including 20 senior wing girl cadets -- was... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2459442&n_date=20140915&cat=India
Foodgrain will be transported via inland waterways

After coal, now foodgrain will be transported through inland waterways. And the first to receive foodgrain through this route will be the... ...

http://www.transreporter.com/logisticsnews/27256/Foodgrain-will-be-transported-via-inland-waterways/

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