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BJP demands probe in J&K irrigation canal projects

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 18:39

BJP on Tuesday demanded a high-level probe into irrigation canal projects which have failed to provide water to the farm sector inspite of intensive monetary investment by Jammu and Kashmir.

Mars’ canals `may be merely optical illusion`

Last Updated: Friday, November 02, 2012, 19:32

Based on extensive observations of Mars, researchers have famously concluded that the ‘canals’ on Mars are, in fact, just an optical illusion.

Volcanoes may have triggered `Little Ice Age`

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 17:36

A mysterious cool spell which lasted into the late 19th century and dubbed Little Ice Age appears to have been caused by a series of volcanic eruptions and sustained by sea ice, a new study has suggested.

Punjab sanctions Rs 14.41 bn project for re-lining canals

Last Updated: Saturday, June 26, 2010, 16:41

The Punjab government on Saturday sanctioned Rs 14.41 billion (Rs 1,441.26 crore) for re-lining the Rajasthan and Sirhind feeder canals.

Narmada project to get Rs 7,000 crore Central funds for canals

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 15:38

The Planning Commission of India has approved Central funding to the tune of Rs 7,000 crore for building canal network in the command area of Narmada project in Gujarat.

First fuel cell boat cruises Amsterdam`s canals

Last Updated: Thursday, December 10, 2009, 09:11

Emitting only water vapour and gliding silently through Amsterdam`s centuries-old canals, a canal boat -- a popular tourist attraction -- powered by fuel cells made its debut cruise on Wednesday.