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Short Note : Seaplane Operations in India

To boost tourism and connectivity in the remote locations of India, the Indian government has plans to launch several seaplane services in India. What are seaplanes? Seaplanes are aircraft modified to operate (i.e. take off and land) from a waterbody. ..

India and Japan sign loan pact for construction of Turga Pumped Storage in West Bengal

India and Japan has recently a Loan Agreement worth Rs. 1817 crore for the ‘Project for the Construction of Turga Pumped Storage (I)’ in the State of West Bengal. The purpose of the Project is to strengthen the capability to ..

Narendra Kumar committee constituted by Central government to coordinate discharge of floodwaters from Kerala-Tamil Nadu inter-State projects

The Central government has constituted a coordination committee headed by the Central Water Commission Chairman “Narendra Kumar” to coordinate the discharge of floodwaters from inter-State projects involving Kerala and Tamil Nadu, including Mullaperiyar and Aliyar. The Chairman of the CWC ..


Supreme Court allows TN to execute Maintenance Work at the Mullaperiyar Dam

The apex Court permitted Tamil Nadu government to execute a repair and maintenance work on the Mullaperiyar dam. All the same, the court also instructed that the repairing and maintenance work is to be carried out in the presence of ..


Mullaperiyar dam structurally & hydrologically safe: Panel

Setting at rest the controversy over the safety of the 116-year-old Mullaperiyar dam, the Empowered Committee, headed by the former Chief Justice of India A.S. Anand, held that the dam is "structurally and hydrologically safe, and Tamil Nadu can raise ..


India assures Bangladesh on Tipaimukh project

India assured Bangladesh that the Tipaimukh hydro-electric project in Manipur will not have an “adverse” impact on it as there will be no diversion of water for irrigation purposes. What is Tipaimukh Dam? Tipaimukh Dam is a proposed Hydroelectric project ..