A panel of experts, most with background in engineering and technology, have come up with recommendations seeking to solve probable problems in Assam arising from dams in Arunachal Pradesh.

Following a conference organised by Gauhati University Post Graduate Students Union, Ex General Secretary Forum, in October this year, the expert group today announced the set of major recommendations along

On November 1, Assam Government spokesman and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma sprang a surprise when he said that the State Government wanted a detailed discussion on the mega dams issue on the floor of the State Assembly in the Winter Session slated from November 8 so that the House could take a decision on the crucial issue.



The NHPC Ltd has opposed the Assam Government

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that the Centre or the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) set up a technical team, consisting of internationally acclaimed seismologists, to examine the safety of the dam of the 2000 MW Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric project.

Such a technical team should also include members of the expert group set up

The All Assam Students

SRINAGAR, Oct 11: Asserting that Jammu and Kashmir was not receiving any royalty from the NHPC power projects in the state, Public Health Engineering Minister Taj Mohi-ud-Din today said the state Government had initiated steps to frame modalities for return of the projects which were handed over to the central corporation under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in 2000.

Mohi-ud-Din, wh

Shujaat Bukhari

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government is expected to generate revenue of Rs.850 crore a year from taxes on water used for power generation.

Aizawl, Sept 28: A massive procession was taken out here today in protest against hydro electric power projects in the north eastern parts of Mizoram mainly inhabited by the Hmar community.

The Mizoram Government should withdraw from pursuing the projects and ensure the protection of the constitutional rights of the tribal people, was demanded by the Sinlung People