Bhakra Dam

Alert in Punjab areas after water release from Bhakra, Pong

An alert has been sounded to people living in areas along the Sutlej and Beas rivers in various districts of Punjab after the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) released water from the Bhakra and Pong dams on Monday.

Aug 10, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

Water level in Bhakra, Pong dams rises due to rains

Aided by moderate to heavy rains in northern region and its catchment areas, the water level in Bhakra and Pong reservoirs was more than what it was in the corresponding period last year even as the situation remained under control.

Jul 14, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

Water level in Himachal Pradesh dams rises

The water levels in Himachal Pradesh's major dams -- Bhakra and Pong -- have increased comfortably with the monsoon active in the region, an official said on Tuesday.

Jul 14, 2015, 12:09 PM IST

Bhakra Dam water level higher than in 2013

The water level at the Bhakra Dam in Himachal Pradesh has improved and is higher than in the same period last year, officials said Tuesday.

Aug 05, 2014, 19:21 PM IST

Bhakra turns 50, staff gets two months` salary as bonus

The iconic Bhakra Dam, which made a major contribution to the Green Revolution to make the country self-sufficient in food grains, completed 50 years of its existence Tuesday.

Oct 22, 2013, 21:01 PM IST

Union Minister releases stamp to mark 50 years of Bhakra Dam

A stamp marking the Golden Jubilee of Bhakra Dam was on Tuesday released by Union Minister Harish Rawat.

Oct 22, 2013, 19:47 PM IST

Bhakra to become 1st structure having 2 commemorative stamps

Bhakra dam will become the first structure in India which will have two commemorative postal stamps in its name.

Jul 10, 2013, 20:04 PM IST

Bhakra Dam at record level, Punjab warned of floods

The water level at Bhakra dam has reached an all time high, prompting the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) on Wednesday to issue warning to the Punjab government.

Jul 10, 2013, 16:49 PM IST

Water level in Bhakra almost touches 40-yr old level

With rains lashing the country`s northern parts, water level in Bhakra dam has almost touched its 40-year old mark.

Jul 08, 2013, 18:49 PM IST

Water level in Bhakra, Pong dams zooms up

Heavy rainfall has alarmingly increased the water level in Himachal Pradesh`s Pong and Bhakra dams, officials said on Tuesday.

Jun 18, 2013, 16:21 PM IST

Water level in Bhakra 33 feet more than last year

Amid intense hot weather conditions prevailing across north India, water level in Bhakra reservoir remains at a higher level than what it was during the corresponding period, last year.

May 30, 2013, 17:02 PM IST

Water level in Bhakra, Pong rises

Water level in Bhakra today stands at 1,576.80 feet, higher from low level of 1,555.65 feet as on July 21.

Aug 02, 2012, 20:57 PM IST

Monsoon worries: 57% dip in water level in dams

Delayed and weak southwest monsoon has set alarm bells ringing in the government as major reservoirs in the country are facing depletion in water levels.

Jul 10, 2012, 09:48 AM IST

Bhakra dam drying, North India faces power crisis

Sizzling under a severe heat wave, North India may have to face the possibility of a huge power crisis.

Jun 29, 2012, 14:51 PM IST

No terror attack can damage Bhakra: Dam builder

No terror attack can damage Bhakra dam, an Indian American engineer who built one of its two powerhouses has asserted after intelligence reports indicated the 225-m high structure was on the hit list of Pak-based terrorists.

Jul 21, 2011, 16:28 PM IST

‘LeT, JuD planning to attack Bhakra Dam’

Intelligence inputs indicate terrorists are planning to target the Bhakra Nangal Dam in Himachal Pradesh.

Jul 16, 2011, 10:30 AM IST

‘One-inch deflection in Bhakra Dam, but no scare’

Playing down fears of a tilt in the Bhakra Dam, where the water level has crossed the maximum mark, the authorities Monday said there was just a 1.05-inch deflection in the structure and there was no need to worry.

Sep 13, 2010, 14:05 PM IST

More water released from Bhakra Dam

More water was released from the Bhakra Dam into the Satluj river on Sunday.

Sep 05, 2010, 14:37 PM IST

More Bhakra dam water released, no flood threat in Punjab

The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) on Sunday released more water from the Bhakra Dam into the Satluj river, but officials said there was no threat of floods in Punjab.

Aug 22, 2010, 14:16 PM IST

Process to release water from Bhakra Dam starts

The Bhakra-Beas Management Board (BBMB) Saturday morning started the process of releasing nearly 55,000 cusecs of water from the Bhakra Dam.

Aug 21, 2010, 10:29 AM IST