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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......

Bangladesh is India's second best friend

It's something to remember as New Delhi welcomes Sheikh Hasina, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina at the airport, April 7, 2017.......

Are Bihar floods a man-made disaster?

Year after year, floods cause mayhem in Bihar but the government is not paying adequate attention to water management, reports Satyavrat Mishra. IMAGE: A village inundated by flood water near......

Feel like 'crying' at Ganga's condition in Bihar, Nitish tells PM

With Bihar battling floods despite receiving less than normal rains, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking the Centre's intervention as he insisted that......

Bihar's worst flood in 41 years claims 14 lives, 5 lakh hit

At least 14 people have been reported killed in Bihar and over 5 lakh have been affected in one of the worst floods in Patna since 1975, triggered by a sudden discharge of 11.67 lakh......

India set to sign climate change treaty on Friday

About 150 countries are expected to sign the agreement in New York on the same day. India will sign the Paris Agreement on climate change on Friday in New York. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime......

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......
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Bangladesh is India's second best friend

It's something to remember as New Delhi welcomes Sheikh Hasina, says Sunanda K Datta-Ray. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes Bangladesh... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/bangladesh-is-indias-second-best-friend/20170408.htm
Minister

Bihar Water Resources Minister Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh today said the state government would make Farakka barrage, which is... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/bihar-govt-to-make-farakka-barrage-a-national-issue-minister-117031501010_1.html
Panel

A high-level panel set up by the Centre to prepare guidelines for desilting Ganga river has suggested dredging the shoals formed in front of... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/dredge-shoals-in-front-of-farakka-barrage-panel-117022600489_1.html
experts

Echoing Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's concern for receding water flow in the Ganga and increasing silt deposit due to Farakka barrage causing... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2017/feb/26/farakka-barrage-is-a-curse-for-bihar-experts/db2916c6e9b359953a70bbe76aa49ec0
Environmentalists call for integrated study of Ganga River Basin

Environment activists and water experts have called for an integrated and holistic study on the status of Ganga River Basin -- from its origin at... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-environmentalists-call-for-integrated-study-of-ganga-river-basin-2334856

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