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Arsenicosis detected in Nalbari, Jorhat 21.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Arsenicosis detected in Nalbari, Jorhat
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In Assam's villages, a low-cost, DIY technology is battling contaminated water 11.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
In Assam's villages, a low-cost, DIY technology is battling contaminated water
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Mishandling of Karbi Anglong rocks may release toxic materials 6.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Mishandling of Karbi Anglong rocks may release toxic materials
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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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Scientists urged to conduct more research works 28.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Scientists urged to conduct more research works
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Urgent steps needed to make Guwahati an arsenic-free zone 26.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Urgent steps needed to make Guwahati an arsenic-free zone
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A French agency held a contest to identify 13 new priority air pollutants 18.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
1,3-Butadiene has been identified as the most dangerous of the lot.
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Year End Review 2018-NITI Aayog 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
INITIATIVES AND PROGRAMMES: (i)   Measuring performance and ranking States on outcomes in critical sectors With emphasis on outcomes, NITI finalized indices to measure incremental annual outcomes in critical social sectors like health, education, water and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
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In West Bengal’s Gangarampur, at least one member of every household has fluorosis 2.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Villagers claim that they know nothing about the ailment since there were no awareness programs.
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Why much of India lacks access to safe drinking water, despite an ambitious government project 27.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
In August, the CAG found that the National Rural Drinking Water Programme had failed to meet its targets.
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Sophisticated water analyser gathering dust at Goalpara 25.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Sophisticated water analyser gathering dust at Goalpara
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India and ADB Sign $240 Million Loan to Provide Safe Drinking Water Service in 3 West Bengal Districts 3.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed $240 million loan for providing safe and sustainable drinking water to about 1.65 million people in three districts of the state of West Bengal affected by arsenic, fluoride, and salinity.
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'Imran appears very meek and almost unhappy' 5.9.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Imran and his government have obviously agreed to be subservient to the military establishment.''How can we expect him to take a stand on anything?'
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Study on Groundwater Contamination 30.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) regularly monitors ground water quality of shallow aquifers on a regional scale, once every year. Ground water quality data generated during various scientific studies and ground water quality monitoring indicate that the ground water in major part of the country is potable.
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Bihar to get world's cheapest clean drinking water 15.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Jul 14 (ANI): With the launch of cost-effective innovative water project, Bihar will soon provide the cheapest drinking water in the world.
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Demand for thorough exam of fish, vegetables in Diphu market 7.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Demand for thorough exam of fish, vegetables in Diphu market
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21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater by 2020 6.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
At the bottom of the water index for 2016-17 are Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh (UP), and Haryana, which are major producers of paddy, wheat, along with a host of horticulture crops.
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Tainted by uranium: On groundwater contamination 26.6.2018 Hindu: Home
The groundwater contamination across India must be probed, and safe sources identified
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Delhi water is full of arsenic, fluoride: Report 13.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 13 (NewsVoir): Water quality in Delhi is on alarming situation, as per a recent Lok Sabha secretariat reports east and northeast districts of Delhi are undergoing arsenic
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Sterlite row: Tamil Nadu govt files caveat in SC 31.5.2018 General News
The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday filed a caveat before the Supreme Court in connection with the closure of the Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi.The filing of a caveat means that the apex court cannot pass any order without hearing the side which had filed the same (Tamil Nadu government).Many social activists have been knocking the doors of the top court regarding arsenic and cadmium poisoning in the groundwater table in Thoothukudi due to the Sterlite plant's activities.Local fishermen have also demanded the closure of Sterlite Industries, alleging that chemical effluents from the industry have affected the rivers and ponds nearby, because of which their production has declined.Agitations against Sterlite industries have been going on for months now, with people demanding a ban on it due to the various environmental threats it posed.The protests took a violent turn on May 22 when police opened fire on the protesters, which resulted in the death of 13 people and injuring 102.
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