On Jan 2 2021, the newsrack service has been shut down permanently.

It has been a nice long run from the Sarai days in 2004 to being hosted on its own domain around 2006. Beside maintenance, there has been no real active development on the code or the features since early 2008. Since 2015, even all that maintenance was pretty bare bones. A lot of news sources no longer provide reliable RSS feeds and since mid 2018, there were growing issues with the service and I only kept it alive to assist a handful of users.

So, it was time to shut this down. The internet world in 2020 is vastly differently from 2003 when I first conceptualized this service. Thanks for using this all these years.

This is an archive of previously crawled content that will be kept around for a few weeks.

 
User: servelots Topic: iihs_feeds
Category: All-Channels :: Rainwater Harvesting
Last updated: Nov 16 2018 08:59 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Experts lay stress on conservation of water 31.12.2020 The Assam Tribune
Experts lay stress on conservation of water
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Govt school at Nalbari attracts people with ‘green’ initiative 26.11.2020 The Assam Tribune
Govt school at Nalbari attracts people with ‘green’ initiative
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PM Modi to inaugurate multi-storeyed flats for MPs today 23.11.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
The Speaker of Lok Sabha Om Birla will also be present on the occasion. According to an official release, these flats are located at Dr BD Marg in New Delhi. Eight old bungalows, which were more than 80 years old, have been redeveloped to construct 76 flats.
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Rupsi airport ready for commercial operation 4.11.2020 The Assam Tribune
Rupsi airport ready for commercial operation
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Govt starts skill development academy under Jammu smart City Project, 250 to be trained per year 2.11.2020 Education News: Latest Job Notifications, Admit Cards, Exam Paper Analysis,Results - Times of India
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Khonoma: The first green village of India 27.9.2020 The Shillong Times
By Prasanta Talukdar A green village is a human settlement that enables its residents to live a good quality of life while using maximum natural resources. The green villages adopt a holistic approach to sustainability which would result in multi fold benefits, both tangible and intangible. The most tangible benefits are the reduction in water […]
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Pema Khandu expects Hollongi airport to be ready by 2022 6.8.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Arunachal Pradesh government is expecting completion of Hollongi Airport by the year 2022. It will be the first airport in the frontier hill state. “By year 2022 we hope to see completion of Hollongi Airport, a much-awaited air connectivity for #Arunachal capital #Itanagar. A review meeting today with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) […]
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Railway Ministry holds virtual retirement function for the first time 2.8.2020 DNA
Goyal urged the retirees to perform small acts that can bring discernible changes in society like rainwater harvesting, production of manure from wet waste and thinking of innovative ways to increase production of farmers` harvest.
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Meghalaya sets target of December 2022 for all household water tap connections 24.7.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today said that the State government has set its target to complete household tap connections across all rural areas of the State by December 2022 under the Jal Jeevan Mission. Jal Jeevan Mission is a project funded by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India, which envisages to ...
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PM Modi to lay foundation stone for Manipur water supply project today 23.7.2020 DNA
The Central Government initiated the Jal Jeevan Mission to provide safe and adequate quantity drinking water to every rural household of the country by 2024 with the motto "Har Ghar Jal".
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Holistic approach to be truly eco-friendly 30.6.2020 The Shillong Times
Sustainability is not a concept, its a way of living. Many often misinterpret the word and relate it only to energy consumption. But a holistic approach is required to be truly eco-friendly. The idea of a sustainable lifestyle means to live in a way that supports a healthy body and mind. Meetu Akali, Founder, Studio […]
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Arunachal Governor calls for water conservation 28.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Arunachal Governor calls for water conservation
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NGT imposes Rs 25 lakh fine on two units in Noida, says threat of irreversible damage to environment 22.6.2020 PTI: All news
NGT imposes Rs 25 lakh fine on two units in Noida, says threat of irreversible damage to environment
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Time for review 22.3.2020 Downtoearth
The monitoring process measures impact and helps students to work towards change
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World Water Day 2020: How water can be used in the battle against climate change 22.3.2020 Downtoearth
It is an enabling and limiting factor in humanity’s ability to mitigate and adapt to climate change
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Water-stressed in India: Officials in Karnataka’s Chitradurga clueless about JSA 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district scored zero in some Jal Shakti Abhiyan indicators
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Water-stressed in India: Curious case of 2 neighbouring Telangana districts 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The contrast in the districts’ JSA rankings was due to proper implementation of schemes
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Water-stressed in India: Experts unfazed over Bengaluru’s dismal JSA ranking 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
Bengaluru’s water woes and rapidly-depleting groundwater reserves led to it getting an abysmal 200th rank
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Water-stressed in India: Ground water mostly neglected in rain-surplus South Goa 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district, which receives surplus rainfall, has repaired traditional mud bunds, desiltation of rivers and reviving old canals
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Water-stressed India: Did Jal Shakti Abhiyan help 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Jal shakti abhiyan was launched to end india’s water woes. did it succeed? A review of the best and worst districts
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