News updates - Oct 24 - 29, 2009

News updates from Oct 24-29

 

KC canal

 

Pressure on officials to reopen KC canal - Hindu: Andhra Pradesh

Paddy farmers a worried lot as crop under the canal area is withering

General | Saturday, October 24th, 2009

 

Rosaiah’s Response

 

Bangalore, Oct 23 The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr K. Rosaiah, thanked Karnataka for controlling the release of water from the Almatti and Narayanpur dams on the Krishna river and hoped that “flows should be regulated in future as

Agriculture | Saturday, October 24th, 2009



Agriculture | Saturday, October 24th, 2009

 

 

Gates of Arthur cotton barrage closed to save water for Rabi and dalwa crop

 

Threat to rabi crop in Godavari delta - Hindu: Andhra Pradesh

Officials close all the gates of Sir Arthur Cotton barrage to save water

Agriculture | Saturday, October 24th, 2009

 

 

Flood Aid

 

Aid for flood-hit families - Hindu: Andhra Pradesh

MAHABUBNAGAR: To remove the accumulated slush from the houses in the flood affected villages, a sum of Rs.3,000 would be given to each family under Employment Guarantee Scheme, according to Minister for Civil supplies Jupalli Krishana Rao. ...

Water News | Saturday, October 24th, 2009

 

 

 

15 flood-prone villages to be shifted partially - Hindu: Karnataka

The identified villages are in Davangere district

Water News | Saturday, October 24th, 2009

 

Flood of generosity - New Indian Express

Flood of generosity

Water News | Sunday, October 25th, 2009

 

 

Now, official team to assess crop loss - New Indian Express

Now, official team to assess crop loss

Water News | Sunday, October 25th, 2009

 


Govt's rice purchase may dip as much as 26 m tonnes - HBL: Breaking News

Govt's rice purchase may dip as much as 26 m tonnes

Agriculture | Sunday, October 25th, 2009

MLC wants irrigation officials hanged - TOI: Hyderabad Times

In a controversial remark, legislative council deputy chairman Mohammed Jani said on Saturday that officials of the irrigation department should be hanged for their negligence in protecting the flood bank during the recent floods.

Rivers | Sunday, October 25th, 2009


 


 

 

 

White paper on irrigation norms sought - Hindu: Andhra Pradesh 

VIJAYAWADA: The State government has been asked to release a white paper on the norms relating to storage of water in reservoirs. Inaugurating a seminar on “Drought and floods – the responsibility of the government” ... 

Management Approaches | Thursday, October 29th, 2009

 

Compensation of Rs. 10,000 per acre sought - Hindu: Andhra Pradesh

 

Agriculture | Thursday, October 29th, 2009

 


Care India kit for flood-hit - Hindu: Andhra Pradesh 

Care India distributed 5,000 emergency kits to flood-hit families in Kurnool and Mahabubnagar districts. Safe drinking water was also provided to 25,000 people. ... 

Water News | Thursday, October 29th, 2009

 

96 mandals in 5 districts declared flood-affected - Hindu: Andhra Pradesh

HYDERABAD: The government on Wednesday declared as many as 96 mandals in Kurnool, Mahabubnagar, Krishna, Guntur and Nalgonda districts as flood-affected, extending relief package to them too as in the case of drought-hit areas. Based on ... 

Water News | Thursday, October 29th, 2009

 


Government not addressing people’s problems: Siddaramaiah - Hindu: Karnataka 

 

Management Approaches | Wednesday, October 28th, 2009


Paddy in Godavari delta likely to be hit badly - HBL: Agri-Biz & Commodities

It has been a very bad year for farmers in Andhra Pradesh — what with drought affecting large parts of the State and taking a heavy toll on the kharif crop and later with the Krishna floods ruining crops in five districts earlier this 

Agriculture | Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

 

Compensation sought - Hindu: Andhra Pradesh

REPALLE: The Central Flood Damage Assessment Team, which visited several villages in Bhattiprolu and Repalle mandals, got a taste of the enormity of the damage due to floods in the 14 mandals along river Krishna in Guntur district when they ... 

Agriculture | Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

 

Import duty on rice scrapped till Sep 2010 - Financial Express: Front Page

The Centre has scrapped import duty on rice till September 2010 to augment domestic supply, as the twin-impact of drought and floods have deepened fears of a dip in output by as much as 16 million tonne this year. 

Water News | Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

 

Rs 100 cr more for rural water supply - New Indian Express

Rs 100 cr more for rural water supply

Water Supply | Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

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