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'If Cauvery water doesn't come, we are at God's mercy'

IMAGE: The Mettur dam on the Cauvery river. Photograph: Kind courtesy Vvenka1/Wikipedia Commons Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar travels to the Cauvery delta in Tamil Nadu and finds farmers there......

Alert sounded at Mettur Dam, water discharged

After 44 years, over two lakh cusecs of water was discharged from the Stanley Reservoir at Mettur into the Cauvery River due to heavy inflow into the dam. Authorities have issued flood alert in 11......

REWIND: India in the last 48 hours

Here's a recap of moments captured in India in the past 48 hours. Long Range Surface to Air missile lifts off after it was test fired at the integrated test range at Chandipur off Odisha coast on......

Criticality may mean death for Kudankulam's seas

The first two units of the Kudankulam nuclear plant will discharge 6.3 billion litres of waste water every day right onto the beach. This discharge will trigger a slow-motion disaster that will......

TN to file contempt plea against K'taka over Cauvery issue

Upping the ante against Karnataka for its refusal to release Cauvery water, Tamil Nadu has decided to file a contempt petition in Supreme Court besides seeking a direction for setting up two......

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......

Dams full, good news for crops

Total water storage in the country's 76 major reservoirs is 50 per cent higher than last year's corresponding level despite poor post-monsoon and winter rains. This is viewed as a favourable......
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Cauvery water flows into irrigation canals

Bowing to pressure from farmers organisations, PWD releases water into Uyyakondan and other canals The Public Works Department has started... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/cauvery-water-flows-into-irrigation-canals/article9170512.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Board won't take over dams, will only regulate water release

The proposed Cauvery Management Board (CMB) will not take over the operation and maintenance of any reservoirs in the Cauvery basin but will only... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/573412/board-wont-take-over-dams.html
Depleting storage in Mettur dam worries farmers

: With the Karnataka government refusing to release Cauvery water citing poor storage in all its dams despite Supreme Court direction, the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/depleting-storage-in-mettur-dam-worries-farmers/article9165337.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Cauvery hearing today; Karnataka in tight spot

BENGALURU/NEW DELHI:With the meeting convened by the Union government between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu failing to defuse the crisis over release of... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/Cauvery-hearing-today-Karnataka-in-tight-spot/2016/09/30/article3633314.ece
Rains raise water level in Cauvery basin dams

Signs of getting rains in the Cauvery basin have renewed with parts of Mandya district receiving showers on Thursday. The water level in the... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/573236/rains-raise-water-level-cauvery.html

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