A Case of ” To Be Or Not To Be A Fit Site For 300m Deep Dam Foundations”

The strata shows small scale, S- shape tight folds and broad warping of the beds at places, indicating that the rock strata has undergone the polyphase deformation in the past leading to development of numerous criss-cross structural discontinuities like joints, shears etc. of different orders. Five prominent and two random joint sets are recorded in the right bank. The foliation is very close to moderately spaced from 2cm to 60 cm and dips towards valley slightly in d/s direction; however rolling of dip is observed at places, there it dips into the hill due to folding and warping. The general topography and gentle natural slopes on the right bank of river are controlled by low and valley ward dipping foliation planes.

Delhi Odd-Even Scheme

Phases of Odd-Even: The scheme was implemented from January 1, 2016. Re-implemented for the third time on November 11, 2019.

Suresh Chandra, Former Chairman CWC passes away.

Shri Suresh Chandra, who headed Central Water Commission, from 31st January to 31st October, 2002, passed away on 25th April 2021. S. Masood Husain, Ex Chairman, CWC, said, “Deeply saddened to know about the...

K. P. Singh, Former CE from CWC, passes away.

Known to have an ever smiling countenance, Shri K.P.Singh, Former Chief Engineer, Central Water Commission, passed away on 21st of April due to Covid. He leaves behind his son, daughter-in-law and grandson. Shri K...

Some people live as if they’re already dead…

If one enters into the archetype of Easter, viewing the Resurrection story as great mytho-poetry, there is no conflict with scientific paradigms and language games. It’s only when religions assert their propositional truth (ex. the creationist dogma), literally that they embark on a collision course with science.

Saint Tukaram

The Kirtan of Sant Tukaram Part 4 / Capt. Arun Karkare

Tukaram fully realized that it was very difficult for a common and ordinary mortal in street to sit down and spend some time in prayers on a daily basis. The usual struggle to earn one’s living took all the energy and time leaving very little to spare to think of God even if one had the desire to do so. The great saint found the easiest way out from the tricky situation. In his kirtans and bhajans he gave a very clear message” we all mortals must feel, think and see ……