Five weeks after Dr GD Agrawal went on a fast unto death, the Union government agreed to temporarily stop construction of the Loharinag-Pala hydroelectric project. The project is a mere 25 km from the Gangotri glacier in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, which is from where the Bhagirathi-Ganga originates.
TALCHER: Power major National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) will pump a whopping Rs 44,000 crore into State in the coming years out of Rs 1.60 lakh crore it has planned to invest in country, revealed its Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) R.S. Sharma.
Guwahati: The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has signed an agreement with the Mizoram government for execution of 460 mega watt Kolodyne Stage II Hydro Electric Project on the Kolodyne river in Sahia and Lawngtlai districts of Mizoram.
Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, January 8
Power crisis looms large over North India following the closure of a number of gas-based thermal units due to shortage of gas. Ongoing strike by officers of the Oil and Natural Gas Company (ONGC) has led to the situation.
Shimla: The Forest Department has directed the NTPC authorities executing the Kol Dam project in Himachal to apply for permission to the Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court for seeking de-reservation of some portion of Majathal wildlife sanctuary area that would be submerged in the dam.
New studies, committees and a tag of national river. Will it help? the government has decided to declare the Ganga a national river, following campaigns from several quarters to preserve its cultural and religious significance. A High Powered Ganga River Basin Authority, to be chaired by the prime minister, will be set up as an empowered planning, implementing and monitoring