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Ex-gratia given to kin of students who died in Beas tragedy

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 00:45

Telangana Home Minister N Narasimha Reddy distributed ex-gratia payments of Rs 1.50 lakh each to families of students of an engineering college, who were washed away in the Beas river.

India expands defence wing in China

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 20:01

India has expanded the strength of its defence attaches in China by adding Navy and Air Force officials in addition to a senior officer from the Army to step up engagement between the armed forces of the two sides.

Flood alert sounded along Bhavani river in TN

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:45

With the Pilloor dam, near Mettupalayam in the district, likely to reach its full level of 100 feet by tonight, a flood alert has been sounded.

Mullaperiyar: Vaiko asks partymen to celebrate

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 16:13

MDMK chief Vaiko said the lowering of shutters of the surplus weirs in the Mullaperiyar dam to raise the water level to 142 ft was a victory for restoring the rights of Tamil Nadu and asked his cadres to celebrate it.

Most protests against Subansiri dam unjustified: VK Singh

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 15:52

Advocating construction of the 2000 MW Subansiri hydro power project on the border of Arunchal Pradesh and Assam, Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region VK Singh on Saturday said most protests against the dam were not justified.

Beas tragedy: Court says no to college`s plea on compensation

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 00:31

Himachal Pradesh HC turned down a plea of Hyderabad-based engineering institute to modify or recall its order to pay an interim compensation of Rs.2.5 lakh to the families of the 24 students each.

Water level in Mullaperiyar to be raised: Jayalalithaa

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:14

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said Wednesday the water storage level in the Mullaperiyar Dam will soon be raised to 142 feet under a Supreme Court order.

Storage in Mullaperiyar will soon be 142 ft, says Jaya

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 12:56

Assailing DMK chief M Karunanidhi for his remarks over Mullaperiyar issue, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Wednesday said the storage in the dam will soon be increased to 142 feet as per Supreme Court orders and accused him of issuing statements that are tantamount to "instigating" Kerala.

Karuna`s poser to Jaya on TN`s plan on Mullaperiyar

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 23:54

Strongly criticising Jayalalithaa over the Mullaperiyar issue, Karunanidhi today demanded to know the state government`s action plan on the dam row against the background of a review petition in the Supreme Court by Kerala.

Centre forms committee to monitor FRL in Mullaperiyar Dam

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:19

The Centre has constituted a three -member supervisory committee headed by a senior Central Water Commission (CWC) official to supervise the restoration of Full Reservoir Level (FRL) in the Mullaperiyar Dam to the elevation of 142 feet.

Mullaperiyar dam: Jaya thanks PM for constituting Supervisory Committee

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 14:05

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Wednesday thanked the NDA government for constituting a Supervisory Committee for raising the water level of Mullaperiyar dam to 142 ft initially in lines with the Supreme Court order.

Jayalalithaa hopes for higher water level at Mullaperiyar

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:24

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Wednesday expressed hope that the Mullaperiyar Dam supervisory committee will restore the dam`s water storage level to 142 feet during the current monsoon period.