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Antarctic ice is melting six times faster than in the ’80s, says study 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Researcher predicts a 10-foot rise in sea levels this century, as global warming and ozone depletion send more ocean heat towards the continent.
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Himachal temple to have clarified butter goddess idol 14.1.2019 Zee News : States
One of the busiest shrines in north India, the Brajeshwari Devi temple sees a large number of pilgrims from Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
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Oceans warming much faster than previously thought: Study 11.1.2019 Zee News : Science and Technology
A warmer ocean causes sea level to rise, bringing problems like dangerous coastal flooding. It leads to the loss of sea ice, heating the waters even further.
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Chennai Buzz: End to water woes in sight? | Streetlights makeover | Ban on ready-foods packaging…and more 7.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Will the plastic ban now also extend to packaging such as biscuit covers? How can the city tackle water crisis in the wake of failed monsoons that are growing increasingly common? What's in the 140-crore project for streetlights? All this and more in this week's 'buzz'.
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Who is Fiji water girl, Golden Globes' beautiful photobomber 7.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
International model Kelleth Cutbert's photographs from Golden Globes is a meme that has now gone viral.
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Five facts about water our cities need to remember in 2019 4.1.2019 Citizen Matters
If reports, surveys and news headlines from 2018 are anything to go by, the future of our cities is ominous in terms of water availability and access. A recap of five key facts that must guide our efforts towards conserving and enhancing our water resources.
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In Bengaluru, pay in coins to access clean, safe drinking water 2.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Water vending machines are helping people in Bengaluru by providing clean drinking water. Located generally next to parks or playgrounds and open government lands, these draw water from bore wells, filter it and sell it to people.
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South Guwahati West Water Supply Project in Feb 2.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
South Guwahati West Water Supply Project in Feb
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2019 and beyond: Focus on premiumisation, decentralisation 26.12.2018 Sify Finance
and we head into 2019, it would be worthwhile to s an the investment horizon and identify important strategies that investors and entrepreneurs could explore to create businesses that can benefit significantly from growth in the Indian markets.
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Ground report: Odisha’s coastal erosion refugees keep returning to their old homes 23.12.2018 Scroll.in
Though the state has resettled villagers from coastal erosion prone area in Kendrapara district, there are no livelihood opportunities there.
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River Ganga clean in only 1 of 41 monitored locations, says Central Pollution Control Board 22.12.2018 Scroll.in
The rest of the locations were found to be in the ‘moderate to severe pollution’ category.
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Chennai Buzz: Action against illegal banners | Clean Marina by new year | Failed monsoon…and more 22.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From the water scenario in the city to action for a cleaner Marina and against illegal hoardings, here's a quick recap of the city's most important headlines as we come to the close of the week.
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Year End Review: Ministry of Earth Sciences. 21.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is mandated to provide services for weather, climate, ocean and coastal state, hydrology, seismology, and natural hazards; to explore marine living and non-living resources in a sustainable way and to explore the three polar-regions (Arctic, Antarctic and Himalayas).
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How is Cauvery water supply treated for contamination? 18.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Drawing 1450 million liters of water per day from 150 kms and distributing it to households —how does that work out? How do Bengalureans get safe water?
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How Jason Momoa’s ‘Aquaman’ dips into Greek and Roman sea god mythology 13.12.2018 Scroll.in
The latest adaptation of a DC Comics superhero series will be released in India on December 14.
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1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Management inaugurated at Mohali today 10.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Governor of Himachal Pradesh, Shri Acharya Devvrat said that water - a source of life and a gift of nature to the mankind needs to be conserved and saved at all costs in all possible ways with collective efforts by one and all at all levels in an integrated and sustainable manner.
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4 years after flash floods, NGH village awaits water supply restoration 9.12.2018 Meghalaya Times

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TURA, Dec 09: Residents of Lower Rongbu under Kharkutta in North Garo Hills (NGH) have recently met the minister of Public Health Engineering (PHE) after the village was without drinking water for over 4 years. Water supply to the village was disrupted after the devastating September 2014 floods broke the pipeline which is yet to be repaired.

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Climate change is making soil saltier, forcing farmers worldwide to find new livelihoods 8.12.2018 Scroll.in
India’s rice farmers can expect to lose anywhere between 7% and 89% of their crop to rising soil salinity.
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When the urban poor rallied for the rural poor 5.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Watch this video to hear people in a Delhi basti, speaking out in support of the farmers who marched to the capital on November 29-30th.
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India Water Impact Summit-2018 to be held from 5th December 4.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate India Water Impact Summit 2018, being jointly organized by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) from 5-7 December 2018 in New Delhi.
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