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Cauvery irrigation corporation appeals to farmers to end protest for water

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 21:46

Cauvery Niravari Nigam Limited (irrigation corporation) on Saturday requested the farmers living in the river belt to end their protest and cooperate with the Water Resources Department by withdrawing their demand for release of available water into the Vishveswaraya Canal.

20 feared drowned as tractor falls into canal in Pakistan

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 20:08

At least 20 people were feared drowned when a tractor-trolley fell into a canal in Pakistan`s Punjab province Friday, local media reported.

Three college students drown in canal in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 00:53

Three polytechnic college students drowned today when they were taking bath in the Lower Bhavani Project Main Canal near here, police said.

NKorean arms freighter passes through Panama Canal

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 02:55

The North Korean freighter Chong Chon Gang exited the Panama Canal on its way home today, more than nine months after it was seized with an undeclared cargo of Cuban arms.

Missing youth`s body found in canal, kin suspect foul play

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 01:12

The body of a 22-year-old youth, who went missing on Thursday, was today recovered from Kondli Canal of east Delhi`s Gazipur area, police said.

Egypt sentences 26 to death over Suez plot: Judicial sources

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 18:29

An Egyptian criminal court sentenced 26 militants to death for founding a "terror group" that aimed to target ships in the Suez canal, judicial sources said.

Oppn MLAs stage walkout from J&K House over canal desiltation

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 16:47

Opposition BJP, JKNPP and JSM MLAs today staged a walkout from the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly in protest against the government`s alleged failure to undertake Ranbir Canal`s desiltation and restoration of water supply to farmers in Jammu.

North Korean ship seized with arms returning to Cuba

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 22:56

A North Korean ship caught in July while trying to move undeclared Cuban weapons through the Panama Canal left on Saturday to return to Cuba, the Foreign Ministry said.

Three Egypt policemen killed in Suez Canal area

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 14:59

Three Egyptian policemen were killed on Wednesday by unidentified gunmen in the Suez Canal city of Ismailia, northeast of Cairo.

Gunmen kill 3 Egypt policemen, seize their weapons

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 13:18

Gunmen shot dead three policemen near the Suez canal city of Ismailia and seized their weapons, bringing to five the number of policemen killed in 24 hours in Egypt.

Panama President blames former canal chief for crisis

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 12:35

Panama President Ricardo Martinelli on Monday blamed the Panama Canal`s former administrator for the crisis surrounding its massive expansion project -- where work has been halted over a billion-dollar payment dispute.

`Panama Canal expansion work suspended`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 00:03

An international consortium in charge of widening the Panama Canal on Wednesday suspended work on the troubled project, canal administrator Jorge Quijano said.