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Jun 26, 2019
Bhutan's plans for Sankosh dam highlights questions about country's pursuit of hydropowerWhile 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.
Feb 09, 2019
Narendra Modi lays foundation of projects worth Rs 4,000 crore in Arunachal Pradesh, vows to improve connectivity in stateAddressing 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.
Jan 14, 2019
India's love for hydroelectric power is misplaced: It isn't renewable, river flow is erratic and mega dams dangerousIn India, large hydro projects have already been associated with some of the country’s worst floods, deforestation, and submerging of forest lands.
Jun 14, 2018
Blast at India-aided hydropower project in Nepal weeks before inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra ModiA 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
Oct 20, 2017
In Kedarnath, Modi makes strong pitch for tourism, attacks Congress for refusing help after 2013 floodsIn 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.
Jul 22, 2017
Climate change has deepened the fault lines between India, China; but it could also bring us closerJust as there are fault lines, so are there bonds that unite India and China
Jul 28, 2014
Reliance Power signs pact to buy out Jaypee group's hydroelectric portfolioThe deal will make Reliance Power the largest hydroelectricity manufacturer in the private sector, and one of the largest power companies in the country
Jul 18, 2013
Assam expresses concern over dams in Arunachal PradeshThere 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.
Jun 09, 2012
Adequate security for national power project: GogoiAssam 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).
May 14, 2012
Teesta Urja: How Sikkim bent norms to favour the powerfulTUL was launched as a special purpose vehicle to qualify to bag the Teesta Stage III project through the MoU route.