Top
Begin typing your search above and press return to search.
Madhyamam
    keyboard_arrow_down
    Login
    exit_to_app
    DEEP READAll arrow_drop_down
    Anti-Conversion Law: A law meant for abuse
    access_time 2021-01-12T13:56:35+05:30
    Syed Shahriyaar
    access_time 2021-01-05T19:08:46+05:30
    Reading A week in the life of Svitlana
    access_time 2020-12-23T12:06:42+05:30
    Hum Dekhenge- One year of Anti-CAA protests
    access_time 2020-12-22T17:35:06+05:30
    The French Fanatic and the Fanatic Fringe
    access_time 2020-11-02T15:56:00+05:30
    exit_to_app
    Homechevron_rightKeralachevron_rightDam panel rejects...

    Dam panel rejects Kerala's plea for lowering water level

    text_fields
    bookmark_border
    Dam panel rejects Keralas plea for lowering water level
    cancel

    Idukki: The Supreme Court appointed apex committee on Mullaperiyar Monday rejected Kerala's demand for lowering the water level of the reservoir below 136 feet in view of heavy rains lashing the site, causing safety concern to people in the area.

    According to official sources, the panel, headed by a Chief Engineer from the Central Water Commission, turned down the state's demand in the regard after a review meeting.

    Kerala's member on the panel expressed his dissent on the decision, sources said.

    Tamil Nadu took the stand that the shutters of the dam would be opened only if the water level touches 140 feet. Kerala pointed out that the water level had already reached 137 feet.

    The Supreme Court had earlier this year rejected Kerala's demand for a new dam in place of over the century old dam and upheld Tamil Nadu's stand for pegging the water level at 142 feet.

    Show Full Article
    TAGS:
    Next Story