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Category: Water
Last updated: May 19 2019 22:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Feeling neglected by politicians, widows of Punjab farmers put up their own candidate in Bathinda 19.5.2019 Scroll.in
Veerpal Kaur of the Kisaan Mazdoor Khudkhushi Peedit Parivar Committee is contesting against Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
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Water, connectivity and farmer crisis in focus, as fauji meets fauji in Shimla Lok Sabha contest 18.5.2019 Citizen Matters
While both the Congress and BJP have fielded candidates with a military background, presumably in line with the national campaign theme of the BJP -- that of nationalism and security -- but voters in Shimla have more immediate concerns and demands that they want their MP to take up.
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‘India is fighting for her soul’: Arundhati Roy on fascism, Modi and being a writer in today’s world 18.5.2019 Scroll.in
‘In this blitzkrieg of idiocy, fascist marches, fake-news coups, and what looks like a race toward extinction – what is the place of literature?’
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Govt bans all unauthorised boats/vessels 1.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Govt bans all unauthorised boats/vessels
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With poor track record of development, it’s Hindutva to the rescue for BJP in Bundelkhand 30.4.2019 Scroll.in
The region that spans parts of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh is one of the most economically deprived parts of the country.
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More than 40 million people work in artisanal mining: report 24.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
More than 40 million people around the world work in artisanal and small-scale mining where minerals including gold, diamonds and cobalt are dug up often by hand, a report by the World Bank and development organisation Pact said on ...
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Source water locally, ban borewells, to prevent scarcity 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The reason for Bengaluru's water scarcity is our disconnect with the source of water. To reverse this, each ward should be made to generate water locally, and Cauvery water be taxed heavily, opines the author
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Do cities matter? What BJP, INC and CPI(M) manifestos say on urban issues 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters
From devolution of powers to local bodies, to the formation of National Urban Mobility Mission, to the creation of a separate Ministry for Water; what all are the promises made by political parties regarding urban issues in their manifestos ?
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Principal Secretary inspects Takyel estate 21.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Principal Secretary inspects Takyel estate
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Tale of a dying lake: Hyderabad’s Kudi Kunta 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Once upon a time, Kudi Kunta lake was a drinking water source - how did it get to be a stinking cesspool?
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In Gujarat, lands for which Narmada dam was built reel under drought even as factories get water 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Farmers say all the water is going to cities and factories while the Kutch and Saurashtra regions are parched.
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How an unyielding drought has forced once thriving Andhra farmers to leave in search of wage labour 10.4.2019 Scroll.in
The government’s failure to provide alternative employment, decent irrigation facilities and adequate drought relief has only worsened the situation.
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In the news for heavy rains every year, why is Mumbai still water-deficient? 6.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Mumbai currently sources 3.8 billion litres of water per day from seven dams built over lakes in neighbouring districts. It is also familiar with seasonal water cuts. But why does a city with abundant monsoons and flooding every year have such unstable water supply?
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More than 40% of India is reeling under drought, but the Centre may not even acknowledge it 4.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government has made the process of declaring drought long and difficult, experts say. So, the ongoing disaster may go officially unannounced.
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Facebook wants your views on content oversight board 2.4.2019 Sify Finance
Facebook is inviting inputs from people around the world to build an independent body that will be able to reverse the social networking giant's decisions about allowing or removing certain posts on the platform.
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Danger still lingers two years after Colombia's deadly Mocoa landslide 31.3.2019 Reuters: World News
MOCOA, Colombia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two years after a mudslide that killed more than 300 people in the Colombian rainforest town of Mocoa, local authorities are struggling to get the funds to resettle tens of thousands of residents living in areas at risk of ...
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Indian Team's Visit To Pak For Indus River Basin Inspection Postponed 11.3.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Amid heightened tensions between New Delhi and Islamabad, a reciprocal visit by the Indian team to Pakistan for inspection of projects in Indus river basin this month has been postponed, senior...
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Commercial needs of traders behind demands for dredging riverbeds: experts 9.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Commercial needs of traders behind demands for dredging riverbeds: experts
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By design and delusion, the project to radicalise Hindu India gains momentum 9.3.2019 Scroll.in
The growing darkness of hate and bigotry can only be dispelled if more Indians question, resist and speak up.
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Delhi sewer-cleaning machine project reinforces link between Dalits and sanitation work, say critics 4.3.2019 Scroll.in
The state government does not own the machines it launched last week. Instead, members of the Dalit community will get loans to buy them.
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