The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked the Central government to clarify as to why it has

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R Sedhuraman

Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Chandigarh today informed the Supreme Court that they were left with only the judicial option to resolve the dispute over sharing the power generated by the Bhakra Nangal and Beas projects as there was no consensus at the four Secretary-level meetings held in May-J

Chandigarh: As if the retreating monsoon fury was not enough, Bhakra dam registered another, albeit, disturbing record on Thursday, by registering its highest ever deflection, a tilt in layman

SHIMLA, 14 SEPT: The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) authorities today opened the spillways Pong Dam in Himachal Pradesh as a precaution after the water level in the dam crossed the danger mark but authorities ruled out flood threat to lower riparian areas.

Spillways is the passage for release of surplus water from a dam.

Dharamsala: The floodgates of Pong Dam were opened at 9 am today after a gap of about 13 years. Water was released through these gates last time in 1997.

About 33,000 cusecs of water was released from the Pong Dam. It included 15,000 cusecs through spillway or floodgates and 18,000 cusecs through turbines.

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Nothing to panic about: BBMB

Relentless rains and heavy inflows this season led to the tilting of the upper part of the Bhakra dam by more than one inch today, forcing the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) authorities to announce an immediate stop on any further filling of the reservoir.

Sophisticated instruments installed in the various galleries of the dam noticed the tilt, which is call

Anandpur Sahib, September 5
With the opening of spillways of the Bhakra reservoir this morning, villages of Anandpur Sahib situated downhill the Sutlej started flooding by the evening. As the water level touched 1680.05 ft in the morning, the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) opened spillways at 9 am today.

Finally, funds have started pouring in to bring 40 MGD (miilon gallons daily) canal water to Mohali with Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal on Wednesday evening announcing to release first installment of Rs 136 crore for Kajauli Phase V and VI lines, exclusively approved for Mohali.

The project involving total estimated expenditure of Rs 325 crore will pump water from Bhakra Main Line (