The Bhakra Beas Management Board(BBMB) today informed that it has successfully carried out the flushing operation of sediments deposited in reservoir of Pandoh Dam. This flushing operation would restore water storage capacity of reservoir and in turn would also reduce the silt entering into the balancing reservoir at Sundernagar. The BBMB  the Chairman, D.K. Sharma,  supervised the whole operation with his team on 13th and 14th August. The sediments get accumulated at the bottom of the reservoir due to the inflow of rainwater into the reservoir dam and reduce its storage capacity. The warning was issued for people living in the downstream of the dam before carrying outRead More →

At least 29 persons were killed in Kerala due to floods caused by heavy rains in past two days. The situation has deteriorated to the extent that  5 floodgates of Idukki dam were opened today to discharge water first time after 40 years. More than 50,000 persons were shifted to relief camps in the state as many low lying areas were submerged in water due to the overflow of rivers in the state. According to the state government, the first time that gates in 24 dams were opened to release excess water.  The army, navy, air force and National Disaster Relief Force personnel were pressedRead More →

Tons of fish died due to heat and drought in Faku County of  Liaoning Province in China according to video shared by People’s Daily China on it social media platforms. Here is video So sad! Tons of fish died due to heat and drought in Faku County, Liaoning Province pic.twitter.com/5xeFb9F15B — People's Daily,China (@PDChina) August 1, 2018 Please follow and like us:Read More →

Live of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testimony on transparency and use of consumer data before before US House Energy and Commerce Committee http://<iframe width=”854″ height=”480″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/1bka4iJ2o1o” frameborder=”0″ allow=”autoplay; encrypted-media” allowfullscreen></iframe>   Please follow and like us:Read More →

After Cambridge Analytica Faceboo data breach and the US Special Counsel report, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden  and Ranking Member Frank Pallone in a statement said that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the committee on April 11th  at 10:00 am regarding the company’s use and protection of user data.  “This hearing will be an important opportunity to shed light on critical consumer data privacy issues and help all Americans better understand what happens to their personal information online. We appreciate Mr Zuckerberg’s willingness to testify before the committee, and we look forward to him answering our questions on AprilRead More →