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Gangetic dolphins sighted in highly polluted pockets of Hooghly 23.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Experts from Worldwide Fund for Nature-India, who mapped the abundance of and threats to Gangetic dolphins in the Hooghly, say one of the most "striking features" of the study was that the endangered mammals were sighted in highly polluted pockets of the river.
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Peru's deadly floods ring alarm bell for Latin America cities 23.3.2017 TOI: Intl Business
PERU-FLOODS/WEATHER-CLIMATECHANGE (ANALYSIS):ANALYSIS-Peru's deadly floods ring alarm bell for Latin America cities
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China's coastal sea levels hit record highs in 2016, spelling disaster 23.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The report by China`s State Oceanic Administration showed that average coastal sea levels in 2016 were up 38 millimetres compared to the previous year, and saw record-breaking highs in the months of April, September, November and December. 
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A taste of uniqueness for gastronomes in extreme northeast (Foodie Trail-Basar/Arunachl Pradesh) 23.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Starting with the locally-famous "achin pinam" (spiced rice) to smoked beef platters, or the "amin" made out of rice cake and chicken, every dish cooked in Arunachal Pradesh's Basar town gives out a flavour of the hills and wilderness that surrounds the place.
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World Meteorological Day: Understanding clouds that play a pivotal role in weather forecasts, warnings 23.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The theme for this year's World Meteorological Day is 'understanding clouds', which highlights the enourmous importance of clouds for weather climate and water.
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WWF to start counting Ganges river dolphin in November 23.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
After the rains stop in October-November, we will undertake the survey along a 534 km stretch of Bengal in six-seven spots, but with a difference from previous practice, Sen said.
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Sunken S.Korean passenger ferry lifted after 3 years 23.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
South Korean officials on Thursday lifted a sunken passenger ferry which capsized in 2014 killing over 300 people.
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Sunken South Korean passenger ferry lifted after 3 years 23.3.2017 Zee News : World
South Korean officials on Thursday lifted a sunken passenger ferry which capsized in 2014 killing over 300 people.
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WWF to undertake Ganges dolphin count in November 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
“This dolphin, a national aquatic animal, is not seen during rains and we will undertake the exercise when water level comes down in the river,” she said.
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Lok Sabha to take up Mental Healthcare Bill 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
Wednesday saw the Lok Sabha pass the Finance Bill, 2017, while the Rajya Sabha held a short duration discussion on electoral reforms.The lower House will take up the Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016 for c...
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Water storage: Karnataka to adopt Telangana, Maharashtra models 23.3.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
The Karnataka government is contemplating adopting novel methods of building barrages below PWD bridges and along the river valleys for storage of water. The Karnataka government is contemplating adopting novel methods of building barrages below PWD bridges and along the river valleys for storage of water.
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'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage 23.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage
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FEATURE: Humanity at the core as UN readies for first-ever Ocean Conference 23.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
FEATURE: Humanity at the core as UN readies for first-ever Ocean Conference
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Yogi Adiyanath bans pan, gutka in UP offices, allocates portfolios 23.3.2017 Most Popular
Adityanath was elected leader of Bharatiya Janata Party legislative party on Saturday
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Document shows reality of Tambaram lakes 23.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
Lakes in Tambaram are under severe threat due to dumping of sewage and biomedical waste by IT firms located inside the Madras Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) and government hospitals in the Tambaram Sanatorium area.
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Water crisis is here, admits Tamil Nadu govt 23.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
Chennai's drinking water reservoirs have only 13% of its full capacity as on Wednesday.
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Krishna water drips to a halt 23.3.2017 TOI: Cities
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Uliyampalayam pond fills up 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
It was recently cleaned by villagers, and saplings were planted on its bund
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Private suppliers hike rate for water 23.3.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Demand for private tanker supply in Tiruchi has doubled forcing them to increase the rate
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College students construct check dam, soak pits to end water woes in Jawhar village 23.3.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
With an aim to provide water facilities to Jawhar village in Palghar district, the students from the NSS unit of KPB Hinduja College constructed a check dam and soak pit for the villagers. The college students adopted the village few years back to provide basic facilities to the tribals residing in the village. In their last visit, the students constructed one check dam and five soak pits to save water so that the villagers can use it in their routine and agricultural activities. Speaking about the project, Saira Banoo Shaikh, Coordinator, NSS, Hinduja college said, "Thirty seven student volunteers from the NSS unit set up a week-long resident camp at the village to construct the check dam and soak pits. Since it is a hilly area, storage of water for later usage is problematic. The check dam, which is three feet in height and 20 feet in length, has been constructed to help over 25 families residing in the village." Three years back, the village was adopted with an aim to develop it and provide basic ...
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