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Uma Bharati calls upon villagers on Ganga bank to raise sanitation levels 16.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharati  has said that people on the bank of Ganga ned to take proactive charge of maintaining and raising sanitation standards so that the cleaniness of the river can be ensured.
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Why Amit Shah needs Uma Bharati in MP 11.11.2018 Rediff: News
Bundelkhand is thought to be an area where Mayawati has some influence.
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Small wonder: Biologist discovers a blood-red, snake-like fish in Meghalaya 10.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The swamp eel species is different from others in the North East and is more closely related to those found in Kerala.
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Delhi’s polluted air disaster is also a water crisis in disguise 9.11.2018 Scroll.in
Paddy isn’t a natural crop for the Punjab region. Farming operations there are poisoning the air in North India and depleting aquifers.
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Pilot Ganga Grams will be the role model for village cleanliness 6.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Ms. Uma Bharati has said that maintaining sustainable behavior towards better sanitation is everyone’s responsibility. She was speaking in Ganga Gram Swachchhata Sammelan at Chyavan Rishi Ashram in Chousa Village of Buxar district in Bihar yesterday.
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In Gujarat’s Kutch, a horticulture boom is decimating the biodiversity hotspot’s bird population 4.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Among the avian species at risk, mainly due to increasing use of pesticides, is the critically endangered Great Indian Bustard.
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Jharakhand to become ODF by by 15th of this month 4.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharati said that with the present rate of sanitation coverage in the state, Jharkhand will become open defecation free state on it’s upcoming foundation day - 15th November.
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NMCG & UN Habitat organize a policy dialogue - Urban Cafe: ‘River for Habitat’ on the occasion of World Cities Day 2018 1.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The National Mission for Clean Ganga partnered with UN Habitat to organize a policy dialogue- ‘Urban Cafe: River for Habitat’ in New Delhi on the occasion of World Cities Day 2018 yesterday. Experts in the sector got together to discuss the deep association that rivers have with various aspects of human civilization – our cities, our economy and various facets of our  daily lives, the challenges to maintaining  healthy river ecosystems and ways  to deal with the same.
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Maharashtra declares drought in 151 talukas across 26 districts 1.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The state government has declared ‘severe drought’ in 112 talukas.
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In drought-hit Maharashtra, a fourth of its villages are staring at a water crisis by April 28.10.2018 Scroll.in
The state is facing its worst groundwater depletion since 2015, says the Groundwater Surveys and Development Agency.
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Sand mining in coastal Kerala is swallowing villages and displacing thousands 26.10.2018 Scroll.in
The threat of coastal erosion looms large over the coastline between Chavara and Alappad in Kollam district.
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IT searches sand mining firm V.V. Minerals 25.10.2018 Sify Finance
A team of Income Tax Department officials on Thursday searched the business and other premises of beach sand mineral mining firm V.V. Minerals for tax evasion, said an official.
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Crying ourselves hoarse over civic amenities 25.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Crying ourselves hoarse over civic amenities
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Top News: In SC petition, ex-CBI chief Alok Verma says decision to divest him of powers is illegal 25.10.2018 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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Income Tax Department raids four sand mining firms in TN and Andhra Pradesh for alleged tax evasion 25.10.2018 Scroll.in
The offices of garnet exporting company VV Mineral were reportedly among those searched.
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The real reason for Delhi's annual smoke season 20.10.2018 Rediff: Columns
The Delhi metropolitan area has one of the highest concentrations of population in the world, and suffocating the people of the area on an annual basis should be treated as a crime against humanity, especially when the cause for such suffocation can be controlled, says Arvind Kumar.
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City Buzz: Punjab burns stubble, Delhi acts on unfit vehicles | Kolkata wants to limit water extraction | Kochi to see more cycles and walkways… and more 16.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Delhi ups ante on anti-pollution drive An emissions study by the Pune-based System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting Research (SAFAR) under the ministry of earth sciences (MoES) has identified vehicles and industries as the biggest
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Chennai Buzz: Increase in water table | Koyambedu market to be regulated | Corporation to make city safer for women 16.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Reasons for Chennai to rejoice - a small rise in the water table, Corporation draws up plans to use Nirbhaya fund, the Koyambedu market to be regulated, and more news from around the city! Catch up on news from the week that was!
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Modest Growth in non-farm income 16.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
The second part of JM Financial’s Rural Safari series shows how non farm income, even though slow in acceleration, helped to partially offset the decline in farm income over the past two years. It draws attention to the political aspect of farm loan waivers, saying demand for them is likely to rise as general elections approach. The survey, however, notes that such relief provided by the government to meet financial needs also helps boost rural consumption Rural income is increasingly diversifying away from agriculture to non-farm income, which currently accounts for  40 per cent of total agri-household income. Major sources of non-farm income are dairy and poultry, wage-based occupation, sand mining, tractor rental income and small businesses. An increase in infrastructure activity creates jobs and aids rural income. As the agri-economy improves, it is likely to create additional demand in the non-farm sector, including processing, transportation and packaging through backward and forward production ...
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Training programme conducted 14.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Training programme conducted
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