User: commonscause Topic: Commons
Category: Water
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“Draft Mobility Plan based on faulty data, is financially unviable” 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is problematic from the legal, technical and financial perspectives
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The national policy that governs India’s forests has not been updated since 1988 11.1.2020 Scroll.in
A new National Forest Policy is required to factor in climate change, pollution and forest dwellers’ land rights.
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The River "Took Everything Away": Life On The Edge Of Brahmaputra 10.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Once a vast river island in the heart of the Brahmaputra, now Majuli's days are numbered: Experts warn it may disappear entirely by 2040 as ever more violent flooding swells the river, wreaking havoc...
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How video games are changing storytelling by co-opting the player, which fiction still cannot do 7.12.2019 Scroll.in
The player’s choice drives the narrative, and there are as many stories as there are choices.
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A Dam In Turkey Will Soon Submerge One Of The World's Most Ancient Towns 28.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The time had finally come for Ramsiz Alcin to leave, generations after her ancestors settled in this ancient town on the Tigris, decades after the state proposed building a dam down river and after...
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UNLF shares thoughts on key issues-II 25.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
UNLF shares thoughts on key issues-II
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UNLF observes 55th Anniversary 25.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
UNLF observes 55th Anniversary
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India and China are alike in one other way – their toilet revolutions have been incomplete 21.11.2019 Scroll.in
In the rush to become ‘open defecation free’, cities are taking quick fixes that are making matters worse.
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Garbage to gold: Shillong women’s group shows the way 15.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Ambitious, big-money plans remain on paper, but a women's self help group comprised of ragpickers-turned-recyclers could help the hill station solve its ugly waste crisis.
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Navi Mumbai airport: ‘How can development risk such damage to people, economy and ecology?’ 24.10.2019 Scroll.in
After prolonged delay, work has begun on levelling hills and ground, and diverting Ulwe river.
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This map shows that climate chaos is already claiming lives (including in India) 24.10.2019 Scroll.in
A pilot project plots deaths linked to natural resource insecurity.
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Averting Day Zero: How Bengaluru should manage its water 23.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A slew of regulations are needed to arrest Bengaluru's worsening water scarcity. These include change in water pricing, integrated management of various water resources, and so on
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2nd Special Gram Sabha meeting of Wangoo GP held 18.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
2nd Special Gram Sabha meeting of Wangoo GP held
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Why residents on outskirts of Hyderabad are forced to drink contaminated water 16.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Groundwater, drawn at rapid rates from peri-urban areas of Hyderabad is now turning into a commodity, controlled and distributed at a premium by a few, to meet the needs of the city. Recent research reveals the alarming consequences of such trends.
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‘Kastoori’ preview: A bright Dalit student struggles against taunts that he ‘smells like the gutter’ 16.10.2019 Scroll.in
Vinod Kamble’s debut feature will be premiered at the Mumbai Film Festival.
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Leonardo DiCaprio should withdraw support to Jaggi Vasudev’s Cauvery campaign, says NGOs’ collective 25.9.2019 Scroll.in
The Coalition for Environmental Justice in India wrote to the actor, raising doubts about Isha Foundation’s credibility in protecting human rights.
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This journal by a Hindu writer from Lahore is a rare non-fiction account of the Partition 25.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Ram Lal Bhatia (1918-1987) wrote with the pen name of Fikr Taunsvi.
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Cities must know more about desertification and be a part of the solution: Sunita Narain, CSE 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters
As the 14th Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification was held in New Delhi, we spoke to Sunita Narain, Director-General of Centre for Science and Environment, to know what our cities can do to mitigate the looming environmental crisis.
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Insight: Mother Earth's MeToo moment - English town joins campaign for 'nature's rights' 10.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Nobody knows exactly how ancient masons, wielding chisels made from deer antlers, managed to build Stonehenge, the standing circle that has enchanted southern England for thousands of years.
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KVK Chandel Organise Jal Shakti Abhiyan Campaign 6.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
KVK Chandel Organise Jal Shakti Abhiyan Campaign
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