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Last updated: Aug 24 2019 12:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Mumbai coastal road plan reflects elite’s lack of vision’: Interview with planner Rahul Mehrotra 24.8.2019 Scroll.in
The expensive infrastructure project will not solve the problems proponents claim it will, says the Harvard professor.
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62% rural, 20% urban habitations in State covered by drinking water schemes: Niti Aayog 24.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
62% rural, 20% urban habitations in State covered by drinking water schemes: Niti Aayog
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Jal Shakti Abhiyan 24.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Jal Shakti Abhiyan
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Satellite images of Amazon fires indicate that land is probably being cleared for cattle pasture 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
The pictures are providing data that scientists can mine for insights on what’s happening on a basin-wide scale.
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New water supply schemes in Hailakandi 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
New water supply schemes in Hailakandi
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Central team attends meet on Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Dima Hasao 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Central team attends meet on Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Dima Hasao
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In charts: Water is more expensive for the poor than the rich – a new report calculates by how much 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
The report looks at water affordability in 15 cities, two of them in India.
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Asst. Gen. Brother of St. Gabriel visits St. Montfort School 22.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The premises of St. Montfort School, Bhopal was blessed by the presence of Rev. Brother Pratap Reddy, Assistant General, Brother of St. Gabriel who was on his official visit to India from Rome, Italy on 13th August 2019. Rev Bro. James Ekka, Provincial Superior, Delhi Province also graced the occasion. A man of immense […]
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Flamingos in the city: Sabarmati project brings winged visitors to Ahmedabad 22.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Huge flocks of flamingos as well as other species of birds are being spotted on the banks of Sabarmati, bang in the middle of the city, for the first time this season. Riverfront development officials say that cleaning and bioremediation of the river have made this possible.
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Threat works, 50% of VIP squatters quit bungalows 22.8.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Sources said the number of overstaying ex-MPs has now reduced to only 109. Officials said most of the former law makers have vacated their accommodations on their own. “But the one week ultimatum from the House Committee and PM’s mention of system being put in place for expeditious hand over of these accommodations to new MPs had the maximum impact. We are hopeful of more than 90% compliance in the next few days,” an official said.
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Vasanth Nagar citizens survey 439 streetlights; get BBMP to fix missing and defective lights 21.8.2019 Citizen Matters
When Vasanth Nagar residents couldn't get BBMP to fix damaged and missing streetlights in their neighbourhood, they undertook a 'streetlight survey'. Armed with solid data, they've got BBMP to start works. Around half the defective streetlights here have already been fixed
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Manipur Govt to take steps for conservation of wetlands 21.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Manipur Govt to take steps for conservation of wetlands
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Cotton farmers in Madhya Pradesh have earned more and conserved more wildlife by going organic 20.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Organic Cotton Project discourages chemical farming, which is expensive and detrimental to land, water and wildlife.
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Will this year’s rains ease Bengaluru out of its water scarcity? 20.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Till July end, Karnataka faced severe rainfall deficit, and water levels in Cauvery reservoirs were plummeting. But in just two weeks, the situation has turned around completely. What does this mean for Bengaluru's water crisis?
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Moreh CSOs resolve to call 48 hrs bandh from Aug 21 20.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Moreh CSOs resolve to call 48 hrs bandh from Aug 21
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Waithoupat water supply scheme inaugurated 20.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Waithoupat water supply scheme inaugurated
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Waithoupat Water Supply Scheme inaugurated 20.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Waithoupat Water Supply Scheme inaugurated
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Government is making all effort to deliver justice to Babysana - CM 20.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Government is making all effort to deliver justice to Babysana - CM
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Trendy vacations, urban comforts, lavish weddings: What is killing our Himalayan region 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Ask Shimla, Mussoorie, Leh or any other Himalayan town and they will relate the woes arising from unplanned urbanisation, irresponsible tourism and an unsustainable model of growth followed by the state. A 'green bonus' or a separate ministry may not be enough to reverse the damage being done.
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Uyum Houbi mini dam all set to supply water 19.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Uyum Houbi mini dam all set to supply water
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