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Last updated: Jun 25 2019 18:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why Bengaluru must phase out diesel vehicles on war footing 25.6.2019 Citizen Matters
One diesel SUV accounts for the emissions of about 25-65 petrol cars! And yet cities, where vehicle emissions are the biggest cause of particulate matter pollution, have not been able to shun them. Can we take the steps needed to mitigate the diesel threat or will citizens and environment continue to pay a heavy price?
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Delhi: Every home will receive piped drinking water at all hours by 2024, says CM Arvind Kejriwal 25.6.2019 Scroll.in
The chief minister said the government was working on long-term solutions to the city’s water problems.
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As Chennai, Bengaluru grapple with water shortage, time to consider a compact with Cauvery 25.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Cities can no longer rely on romanticized local water resources, but must place themselves in a river basin and take responsibility for the ecological health of the river as a whole. Take the case of the Cauvery in the context of the water starved southern metros.
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Chennai water crisis: MK Stalin leads protests, blames AIADMK for ‘inefficient handling’ of shortage 24.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The DMK chief said the state government, which is in the Centre’s clutches, had not taken any initiative to avert the situation.
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Horseshoe crab: The living fossil that survived for 450 million years is facing a threat in India 18.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Conservationists are working to declare the crabs’ breeding grounds protected zones and spread awareness among local populations.
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Biren apprises steps taken up to Javadekar 18.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Biren apprises steps taken up to Javadekar
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Kolkata’s ignored groundwater crisis could lead to much more than just water shortage 18.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Increasing contamination due to deepening of the water table, serious health hazards and even instability in built structures in the city -- indiscriminate extraction of groundwater could spell more doom for the city than it seems to be aware of.
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With 23 of Karnataka 30 districts declared drought-hit, farmers are selling precious cattle 17.6.2019 Scroll.in
As crops have failed, villagers are migrating to other states in search of work.
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Tamil Nadu reels under water crisis, IT firms and hotels in Chennai severely hit by shortage 17.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
IT companies in Chennai have asked employees to work from home while some hotels have stopped serving meals for lunch.
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TN CM Palaniswami calls on Prime Minister Modi, discusses projects 16.6.2019 DNA
Palaniswami sought Modi's intervention in setting up a 400 million litres per day desalination plant at Perur (near Coimbatore) costing Rs 6,078 crore.
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‘Leila’ review: In Netflix series, the future isn’t very different from the present 15.6.2019 Scroll.in
The adaptation of Prayaag Akbar’s 2017 novel follows a woman’s search for her daughter in a totalitarian society.
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Silver makes beautiful bling but it's also good for keeping the bacterial bugs away 12.6.2019 Sify Finance
Silver has long played second fiddle to other elements. In sport, it is the symbol of second place, giving way to gold in the medals. In jewellery, airline frequent flyer programs and credit cards, silver is also topped by gold and platinum.
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Kaziranga made water filter for forest guards 12.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Kaziranga made water filter for forest guards
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Singapore taps into innovation as water imports start drying up 10.6.2019 Scroll.in
Singapore collects rain that falls on two-thirds of its land area and has five recycling plants that provide 40% of its water needs.
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Students urged to take action on air, water quality related issues 9.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Students urged to take action on air, water quality related issues
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Rs 550 crore spent on clean up, yet Ludhiana’s polluted Buddha Nulla only grows more toxic 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Buddha Nulla, formerly Buddha Dariya, symbolises Ludhiana's decay; its water grows more polluted and contaminated with carcinogens as governments fail to curb dumping and spend crores in sporadic cleaning efforts.
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Parameters pertaining to waste water treatment & reuse & fecalsludge management given special focus in Swachh Survekshan League 2020 : Hardeep S Puri 6.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs has stated that in the Swachh Survekshan 2020(SS 2020) league, parameters pertaining to Wastewater treatment &reuse and fecal sludge management have been given special focus.
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Water filters donated among Tezpur schools 5.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Water filters donated among Tezpur schools
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Smogged, but unfazed: Mumbai needs to take air pollution more seriously than it does 5.6.2019 Citizen Matters
For many Mumbaikars, 'air pollution' is a Delhi or at most a North Indian problem. Yet, Mumbai air itself says otherwise on many a day. But are city authorities really aware and equipped to take the steps they need to?
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Dilip Buildcon subsidiary DBL Mangloor Highways Pvt Ltd receives appointed date from NHAI 3.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Mumbai Dilip Buildcon Ltd said that its wholly owned subsidiary DBL Mangloor Highways Private Limited has received the appointed date i.e. April 12, 2019 by the National Highways Authority of India. The project is for four laning of NH-161 from Mangloor (Design Km 86.788 / Existing Km 91.350) to Telangana / Maharastra Border (Design […]
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