1. `Mullaperiyar dam is safe’

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    Kerala received a setback with the Supreme court appointed 5-member monitoring committee ruling that the 119-year-old Mullaperiyar dam is safe. This vindicates the stand taken by Tamilnadu. (read blog : Mullaperiyar – A sponsored hysteria) The only relief that Kerala has got is that the committee has agreed on a...
  2. Mullaperiyar – a sponsored hysteria

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    The hysteria, the hype, the fear and the anxiety created by the political fraternity and their caucus on the Mullaperiyar water bomb has now developed cold feet. The politicians, left, right and centre, flowered, and as usual, started off a political game, with an eye on the Piravam by-election. Every...
  3. A dam hot show on TV

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    By T S Sudhir Somewhere in India. A TV set sometime late in the evening. (Opening montage music) Anchor : Hello and welcome to `Face the Station’. Yes your television station to get a ringside view of all that happened in the nation today. As always, we look at the...
  4. Water for Tamilnadu, Safety for Kerala

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    By Oommen Chandy The stability of Mullaperiyar dam has always been a source of anxiety in Kerala. However, in the past few days anxiety has given way to panic. The immediate cause of this panic is the repeated tremors experienced in the vicinity of the Mullaperiyar dam. There have been...
  5. DAM999 lacks dum

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    By Prasanth Menon The movie is based on a documentary ‘Dams – The lethal water bombs’ also directed by Roy Sohan (who is director of DAM999). Number 9 has a lot of significance in the context of the  Mullaperiyar dam, and hence the movie name 999. It refers to the...
  6. `DAM999′ is not about Mullaperiyar

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    By Ashish Vidyarthi It has been almost a year since I finished my portion of the shoot for `DAM999′, the movie that has now been banned by the Tamilnadu government because it apparently feels it could create a law and order situation in the state and create panic among the...
  7. SOS from Mullaperiyar

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    By Rima Kallingal For the last four days `Mullaperiyar’ has been trending on twitter and the regional media in Kerala has focussed attention on the danger a weak, 116-year-old Mullaperiyar dam (constructed over the headwaters of Periyar river) poses to 35 lakh lives in four districts (Idukki, Ernakulam, Kottayam and...