User: arghyam Topic: Water
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Last updated: Oct 20 2017 23:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Officials indicate release of Vaigai water soon 20.10.2017 Hindu: News
Water position better compared to previous year: Collector
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Good showers fill Shimsha river after 12 yrs 19.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Rains in the recent past have brought the Shimsha river back to life. There has never been an ample flow of water to the river in the last 12 years, but this time it's been a different story. The development comes as a shot in the arm for farmers in the region. The Shimsha river, which takes birth in Devarayanadurga Hill in Kunigal taluk of Tumakuru district, flows up to a length of 282 km. The river enters Maddur taluk from Kunigal taluk and joins River Cauvery at Muttathi. River Shimsha has received 1,500 cusecs of water, following heavy showers in Kunigal taluk. More than 15 checkdams in the area, including Iggalur reservoir, have been filled as a result of the good inflow. The Benki Falls near Ganalu is flowing in all its glory. A total of 18 lift irrigation projects coming under Shimsha river have been revived following increased flow in the river. A number of tanks in the taluk are also full now. Funds have also been earmarked for these projects. Most tanks in the taluk can be filled with water ...
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Ordinance to promote ease of doing business 19.10.2017 Hindu: National
The Cabinet here on Thursday decided to ask the Governor to promulgate an ordinance — the Kerala Investment Promotion and Facilitation Act, 2017 — so as to ensure speedy approvals from various govern...
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Mild tremors at Jeedipalli 18.10.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Tectonic activity in the area is remote, say officials
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Mitigating rain and floods in Bengaluru needs holistic approach 17.10.2017 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru needs to pay attention to the design of the land - the topography, groundwater recharging capacity, design of the raja kaluves.. and find a way to store water or recharge groundwater, to help mitigate floods. ...
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Human intervention reverses fluorosis 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
A village slowly recovers from the ill-effects of high fluoride content in water
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Schools, colleges take to rainwater harvesting 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
HMWSSB expects commercial establishments to follow suit
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Aquifer water levels in Himalayas can forewarn of earthquakes 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Continuous monitoring of water levels in the foothills of the Himalayas can warn about an impending earthquake in the region, which is due for a major temblor.
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KMDK demands steps to curb pollution of rivers 16.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Party leader Eswaran accuses State govt. of being a mute spectator
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NoC must for drawing groundwater: Centre 14.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Industries and mining and infrastructure projects may have to obtain a no objection certificate (NoC) for drawing groundwater, with the Centre proposing new guidelines. According to the draft issued by the Ministry of Water Resources, all existing and new industries, and mining and infrastructure projects must obtain an NoC for drawing groundwater. However, individual domestic households and the agriculture sector have been exempted. The guidelines, intended for better management of groundwater, also proposed to levy a new water conservation fee based on the quantum of extraction. The fee will depend on the use, area and quantity, and varies from Re 1 to Rs 6 per cubic metre. A cubic metre is 1,000 litres, and the fee should be paid to the state government agencies. The guidelines were sent to the states, seeking their comments, an official told DH. Individual households having up to 2 HP pumps from a single tubewell in their premises will be exempted from seeking the NoC. The NoC would be considered ...
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In Hyderabad, lakes are nothing but urban myths 14.10.2017 Hindu: News
Some are shrunken while a majority exist only in names
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Water, water everywhere 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Anantapur, a rain shadow district, district receives copious rain after two decades
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Cheer all around in Chittoor 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Farmers in the rain-shadow Chittoor district are a happy lot with incessant rains this week, having waged several years of a vexed battle with perennial drought conditions in the region. The rains hav...
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GVMC getting ready to implement FSM 14.10.2017 Hindu: Home
To put an end to practice of disposing sludge into drains
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Crimea and punishment 14.10.2017 Hindu: Other States
An alien fruit took root in India two decades ago, sparking an export-driven boom that brought overnight prosperity to thousands of farmers. But today gherkin cultivation is in crisis, and the fingers of blame are all pointing in the direction of Crimea, reports Mohit M. Rao
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Old diesel vehicles can run in some areas of UP, says NGT 13.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday provided a three-year breather to over 10-year-old diesel vehicles which carry essential goods like food and petroleum around Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar and Bulandshahr.
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Taking those‘baby steps’ 13.10.2017 Hindu: News
Greater Chennai Corporation has set up recharge wells in 23 areas; work at 51 more localities is under way
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‘Desilt rainwater canal, public well’ 13.10.2017 Hindu: News
Due to formation of silt and dumping of garbage and construction debris, the canal is unable to carry rainwater to Chitlapakkam lake
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Rayalaseema water table higher than WG 13.10.2017 Hindu: National
It’s same as Prakasam following heavy rains
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco on cooperation in the field of water resources 12.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Morocco on cooperation in the field of water resources.
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