Reservoir

  • Five drown in reservoir during sight-seeing in Hyderabad 30-06-2014 04:11 PM

    Hyderabad: A sight-seeing trip turned tragic for a group of five persons, including two girls, when they drowned in Dindi reservoir in neighbouring Nalgonda district of Telangana on Monday, police said. The victims, all relatives, had come down to Dindi to attend the 12th day death rituals of a relative...
  • Rajasthan plans linking of rivers and water reservoirs in next 5 years 30-05-2014 08:27 AM

    The Rajasthan government plans to link rivers and water reservoirs in the next five years. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said that her government had initiated the ambitious project which would help in the state's development. Raje said the pilot runs for Bunand river of Mahi Basin and Aahu river of...
  • Odisha boat tragedy toll reaches 28, probe ordered 11-02-2014 12:04 AM

    The toll in Sunday's boat tragedy in Odisha rose to 28 Monday, with rescuers retrieving more bodies, officials said. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ordered an inquiry into the tragedy and announced an ex-gratia grant of Rs 1.5 lakh to the kin of the dead. "Seventeen bodies were retrieved today (Monday)....
  • Odisha: 12 drown, 10 missing as boat capsizes in Hirakud reservoir 09-02-2014 09:42 PM

    Sambalpur(Odisha): At least 12 persons drowned and 10 others were missing after a boat carrying over 90 persons capsized on the Hirakud reservoir in Odisha's Sambalpur district, official sources said on Sunday. "Ten bodies have so far been fished out and the number of casualty may rise," Special Relief Commissioner...
  • Launch services in Balimela reservoir stopped due to Maoist threat 21-08-2013 09:18 PM

    Malkangiri:Launch services in Balimela reservoir in Odisha's Malkangiri district came to a halt on Wednesday due to threat from suspected Maoists, snapping the lone communication link for people in 151 villages of the cut off areas of Chitrakonda region. All the launches provided by Irrigation department for the villagers in...
  • Delhi: 2 dead, 50 fall ill after drinking contaminated water 26-06-2013 08:36 AM

    New Delhi: Two died and over 50 people fell ill on Tuesday due to suspected water contamination in an underground reservoir in a South Delhi colony. The residents of the NCERT colony have been admitted to private hospitals after they complained of severe stomach infection. The Central Public Works Department...
  • Delhi: 40 people fall ill after consuming drinking water 26-06-2013 03:33 AM

    New Delhi: Over 40 people fell ill on Tuesday after consuming drinking water supplied by Delhi Jal Board in a South Delhi locality. Education Minister Kiran Walia, after visiting the NCERT colony in Adhchini area, asked NCERT director to bear medical expenses of all affected persons admitted in a number...
  • Tamil Nadu: Heavy rain lashes Salem, Erode 01-06-2013 01:55 PM

    Salem: Water level in the Mettur reservoir on Saturday stood at 18.54 feet against the full level of 120 feet. Inflow into the dam was 72 cusecs while outflow 600 cusecs. Salem and its surroundings experienced heavy downpour on Friday night while scattered heavy rain was reported in Erode district....
  • Tornado levels homes in Oklahoma City trailer park 20-05-2013 07:03 AM

    Edmond: One of several tornadoes spawned by a powerful storm system rumbling through the Plains and Midwest has leveled several mobile homes in an area southeast of Oklahoma City. Reports of injuries in the mobile home park near Shawnee about 35 miles southeast of Oklahoma City couldn't immediately be confirmed....
  • Opposition up in arms against Modi govt on water crisis 08-04-2013 02:48 PM

    Ahmedabad: Water scarcity in major regions of Gujarat is heating up the political arena in the state, with Opposition parties and NGOs up in arms against the Narendra Modi government's "inaction" and "mismanagement" of the crisis. Passing the buck, Gujarat has targeted the Centre for denying permission to raise the...
  • Hyderabad: Water woes to continue till next monsoon 25-09-2012 01:45 PM

    Hyderabad: Despite showers in the last few weeks, the prospect of drinking water shortage still looms large over the twin cities. In fact, no less an official than the new managing director of the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) J Syamala Rao indicated that citizens should brace...
  • Rains up water level in Chennai reservoirs 19-09-2012 03:05 PM

    Chennai: Over the past couple of weeks, the intermittent showers in and around the city limits have contributed to a significant rise in the water levels in the reservoirs that supply drinking water to residents. The city gets its water supply from reservoirs and lakes at Poondi, Sholavaram, Chembarambakkam and...
  • Rains increase water levels in reservoirs feeding Chennai 05-09-2012 02:00 PM

    Chennai: Heavy showers in the city and surrounding areas over the last two - three days have increased the water levels in the lakes and reservoirs that provide drinking water to Chennai. The city gets its water supply from reservoirs and lakes at Poondi, Sholavaram, Chembarambakkam and Senkundram. Compared to...
  • AP: PIL seeks stoppage of water to Krishna delta 13-07-2012 12:49 PM

    Hyderabad: A public interest petition has been filed in the High Court with a request for direction to the state government not to release water from the Nagarjuna Sagar reservoir to the Krishna delta if the the minimum draw down level (MDDL) at the dam falls below 525 feet. The...
  • Mumbai: BMC announces 10 per cent water cut 01-07-2012 09:05 AM

    Mumbai: The city has been witnessing rain showers for a few days, but the six reservoirs that supply drinking water to the city aren't sufficiently filled. The water level in three lakes is depleting rapidly, and is just a metre away from reaching the lowest drawable level. This has prompted...
  • Bhakra water level dips, North faces power crisis 29-06-2012 01:11 PM

    Bhakra Dam: North India is facing the possibility of a huge power crisis. The reservoir at the Bhakra Nangal Dam is approaching critical low levels. If the monsoons do not arrive soon, irrigation as well as power generation would be hit in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan. The Bhakra Beas management...
  • Real Hero from Ladakh to construct reservoirs 27-03-2012 08:50 AM

    Ladakh: It is just the beginning of harsh winters in Ladakh. Come December and mercury dips to a chilling -15 degrees here. But for 78-year-old Chewang Norphel, temperature is just a number as he literally skips to the top of a very rocky mountain near the Numb village. The former...
  • Godmother of Hollywood comes to rev up Bollywood 23-03-2012 05:08 PM

    Mumbai: If unofficial sobriquets could be turned official, Michelle Satter would be called the Godmother of creative cinema. After mentoring some of the greatest minds of cinema like Quentin Tarantino and Darren Aronofsky, she has now set her eyes on India. After 31 years of existence and an extended presence...
  • Chennai reservoirs 90% full: PWD 29-11-2011 08:33 AM

    CHENNAI: Reservoirs in Chennai are almost full due to heavy rains across the state. Sources in the Public Works Department (PWD) said that the water would be sufficient to meet Chennais drinking water requirementsfor the next nine months. Highly-placed sources in the department told City Express that the Poondi, Cholavaram,...
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