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Bhutan's plans for Sankosh dam highlights questions about country's pursuit of hydropower
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Bhutan's plans for Sankosh dam highlights questions about country's pursuit of hydropower

While India and Bhutan embark on a new hydropower venture with the Sankosh dam, many issues remain unaddressed, related to the two countries, tribals, wildlife and monetary risk.

Narendra Modi lays foundation of projects worth Rs 4,000 crore in Arunachal Pradesh, vows to improve connectivity in state
India

Narendra Modi lays foundation of projects worth Rs 4,000 crore in Arunachal Pradesh, vows to improve connectivity in state

Addressing a function at IG Park in Arunachal Pradesh's Itanagar, Modi said his government was giving importance to improve the highway, railway, airway and power situation in Arunachal Pradesh, which was neglected by the previous governments.

India's love for hydroelectric power is misplaced: It isn't renewable, river flow is erratic and mega dams dangerous
India

India's love for hydroelectric power is misplaced: It isn't renewable, river flow is erratic and mega dams dangerous

In India, large hydro projects have already been associated with some of the country’s worst floods, deforestation, and submerging of forest lands.

Blast at India-aided hydropower project in Nepal weeks before inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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Blast at India-aided hydropower project in Nepal weeks before inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

A bomb has exploded at the office of a major hydro-power project being constructed with Indian assistance in Nepal, the second such incident in over a month

In Kedarnath, Modi makes strong pitch for tourism, attacks Congress for refusing help after 2013 floods
India

In Kedarnath, Modi makes strong pitch for tourism, attacks Congress for refusing help after 2013 floods

In his second visit to Kedarnath in 2017, prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday reached the shrine ahead of its closure for the next six months.

Climate change has deepened the fault lines between India, China; but it could also bring us closer
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Climate change has deepened the fault lines between India, China; but it could also bring us closer

Just as there are fault lines, so are there bonds that unite India and China

Reliance Power signs pact to buy out Jaypee group's hydroelectric portfolio
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Reliance Power signs pact to buy out Jaypee group's hydroelectric portfolio

The deal will make Reliance Power the largest hydroelectricity manufacturer in the private sector, and one of the largest power companies in the country

Assam expresses concern over dams in Arunachal Pradesh
India

Assam expresses concern over dams in Arunachal Pradesh

There has been a series of protests in recent years after the Centre decided to build a number of dams in the North East to generate hydro power.

Adequate security for national power project: Gogoi
India

Adequate security for national power project: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has assured the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) of proper security to carry out the construction work of the 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro-Electric Power Project (LSHEP).

Teesta Urja: How Sikkim bent norms to favour the powerful
India

Teesta Urja: How Sikkim bent norms to favour the powerful

TUL was launched as a special purpose vehicle to qualify to bag the Teesta Stage III project through the MoU route.