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Bhakra Dam water level higher than in 2013

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 19:21

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.

Decision on reducing water release from Pong dam next week

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 17:51

With water level in Pong dam remaining "worrisome" due to "deficient" rains in catchment areas, Bhakra Beas Management Board on Tuesday said a decision on cutting down water release from the reservoir will be taken in consultation with three partnering states next week.

Weak monsoon: Crop sowing trails in Punjab, lesser water in Bhakra

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:59

With slow progress of monsoon in the northern region, the ongoing sowing of major Kharif crops in Punjab has remained lower so far as compared to the same period of last year.

SC refuses to lift stay against Haryana breaching Bhakra canal

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 23:14

The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to vacate its Aug 17, 2007 order restraining Haryana from breaching the Bhakra Main Line (BML) canal and connecting it with its intra-state Hansi-Butana canal to draw part of its share of the Ravi-Beas waters.

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 21:01

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.

Union Minister releases stamp to mark 50 years of Bhakra Dam

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 19:47

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

Water from Himachal dam floods villages

Last Updated: Monday, August 12, 2013, 14:18

Heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh raised water level in Pong dam alarmingly, forcing authorities to release excess water, which led to flooding in villages located downstream, an official said.

Water level rises in Pong dam, BBMB releases excess water

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 14:34

Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) on Wednesday said 30,000 cusecs of "excess" water was released from Pong dam into Beas river even as partner states today took stock of the situation.

Roadways bus accident: Two bodies recovered in Khanouri area

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 09:36

Two bodies which were reportedly of two passengers, who boarded an ill-fated bus which fell into Bhakra Canal two days ago, recovered from Khanouri area today.

Bhakra to become 1st structure having 2 commemorative stamps

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 20:04

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

Bhakra Dam at record level, Punjab warned of floods

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 16:49

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.

Water level in Bhakra almost touches 40-yr old level

Last Updated: Monday, July 08, 2013, 18:49

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