The Sardar Sarovar Dam was filled full capacity on 17 September, a month ahead of schedule.
Narendra Modi turns 69: PM celebrates birthday with mother in Gandhinagar, kicks off 'Namami Narmade' festival
Narendra Modi met with his mother Hiraben to seek her blessings on the occasion of his 69th birthday, in Gandhinagar, BJP leaders greeted prime minister Narendra Modi on his 69th birthday
After visiting the dam site at Kevadiya, Modi would address a gathering. After his address, Modi is also expected to inspect some ongoing developmental projects near the dam and the Statue of Unity.
Narendra Modi birthday today: At Sardar Sarovar dam, PM says BJP's decision on Kashmir inspired by Vallabhbhai Patel
On his 69th birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a gathering at Kevadia in Gujarat on Tuesday after a whirlwind of celebratory programs. Making a strong pitch for eco-tourism at the site of the 'Statue of Unity', Modi spoke at the event organised on the banks of the Sardar Sarovar Dam.
Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM to visit Sardar Sarovar Dam site, will launch 'Namami Narmade' festival on his 69th birthday
While Modi is celebrating his birthday in Gujarat, several events are being organised across the country to observe the day.
Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to celebrate 69th birthday; SC to hear petitions by 17 disqualified Karnataka MLAs; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Narendra Modi to celebrate birthday today by visiting his mother, Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat; DK Shivakumar to be produced in court on expiry of ED's custody today; and more
Narendra Modi will visit Sardar Sarovar Dam on birthday, says Vijay Rupani; PM to witness water in reservoir reaching full level on 17 September
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present at the dam site to celebrate the feat on 17 September, which is also his 69th birthday
The dams and rampant mining of sand from the foreshore and riverbed of the Narmada River have caused significant damage to the riverine ecology, affecting livelihoods of people living in the river valley.
Daily Bulletin: Sheila Dikshit's last rites today at Nigam Bodh Ghat; Yogi Adityanath to visit Sonbhadra to meet kin of deceased; day's top stories
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Crocodiles to be relocated from ponds near Statue of Unity in Gujarat; officials say move aimed at tourist safety, not new seaplane service
As many 20 cages have been set up along the banks of the two ponds to capture the crocodiles, but there is no specific target for the number of them that needs to be captured.
Farmers' march in Delhi: Adivasi cultivators seek better prices for their crops, fair compensation for displaced people
One of the major issues to have emerged from protest of the farmers is the need to move away from such homogenising of the agrarian society in the country.
After Narendra Modi unveils Statue of Unity, Opposition asks BJP why there isn't bigger structure for Gandhi
Mayawati accused the BJP and its government at the Centre of confining Sardar Patel to a region, saying this is an example of BJP's "narrow-mindedness".
Statue of Unity inauguration: Gujarat Police detain tribal leaders, activists in Narmada district ahead of unveiling
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the 'Statue of Unity', touted as the world's tallest statue, to the nation on Wednesday. It is twice the height of Statue of Liberty and is built on an islet, Sadhu Bet, near the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Narmada district.
Narendra Modi unveils 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat's Kevadiya town; PM dedicates Sardar Vallabhai Patel memorial to nation
Narendra Modi dedicated the 'Statue of Unity' to India and said that the world's tallest statue will remind the nation of the courage, strength and determination of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, the whole world and our future generations.
Sardar Patel statue unveiling latest updates: Narendra Modi calls world's tallest statue an 'answer to those who question India's unity'
Sardar Patel statue unveiling LATEST updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it is a historic moment for all Indians as the country is honouring its great leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
All you need to know about Ram Vanji Sutar, sculptor behind the Statue of Unity, 50 other sculptures of politicians
A graduate of Mumbai's JJ School of Art, Ram Vanji Sutar is a recipient of the Padma Bhushan in 2016 and the Padma Shri in 1999 for his contributions to the arts. He also received the Tagore Award in October 2018
Sardar Patel statue: Narendra Modi to unveil 182-metre-tall 'Statue of Unity' today; will be world's tallest such memorial
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday will dedicate to the nation The Statue of Unity, a 182-metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, which is also the worlds' tallest statue so far.
CPI says Statue of Unity insult to Sardar Patel, claims he would not have agreed to displacement of 75,000 adivasi families
The 182 m Statue of Unity, touted as the world's tallest, is slated to be unveiled by prime minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat on Wednesday. CPI national secretary Binoy Viswam claimed that 75,000 adivasi families living near the Sardar Sarovar dam had been rendered homeless to facilitate the construction of the mammoth structure.
Narendra Modi to unveil 'Statue of Unity' today; IAF air show, cultural events to figure in Sardar Patel memorial launch
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the Statue of Unity, which is a tribute to Sardar Vallabhai Patel, to the country at the inauguration ceremony today.
Water scarcity looms large in Gujarat with state receiving only 74% rainfall so far this monsoon, says government
The silver lining is the storage in Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada, which, the government said, will be enough to meet the state's need for drinking water through the next summer.