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Category: Water
Last updated: May 26 2017 13:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A verdict that could stall river linking project 26.5.2017 Rediff: News
Every river is a living person, argues Gopal Krishna on the basis of the recent Uttarakhand HC verdict.
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A Wikipedia Made for-and by-the Atikamekw First Nation in Canada 25.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The Atikamekw Wikipedia is the first of its kind in Canada to join hundreds of extant Wikipedias
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2.5 years on, Swachh Bharat Mission's claims remain unverified 24.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Although Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has sent India on a toilet-construction spree, 51.6 per cent of households across the country did not use an improved sanitation facility -- a system that separates human excreta from human contact -- between January 2015 and December 2016.
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Swachh Bharat claims unverified? 51.6% of houses must improve sanitation 24.5.2017 News
As many as 3.1 mn toilets have been built in urban areas, against a target of 3.5 mn for 2017-18
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India uses up more groundwater than US & China 23.5.2017 TOI: Home
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Why war with Pakistan is not an option 22.5.2017 News
No country can hope to achieve a decisive victory with a 'short war' in today's world
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Why India should not wage a war against Pakistan 22.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
No country can hope to achieve a decisive victory with a 'short war' in today's world
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'Travel responsibly, respect indigenous communities' (May 221 World Biological Diversity Day) 21.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Conserving biodiversity and promoting sustainable tourism by working with local communities needs to be the focus of the tourism industry, say researchers.
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To ensure BJP defeat is our only goal, says Hardik Patel 19.5.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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For sustainable livelihoods 15.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
If you are a farmer in Sirsi-Siddapur part of Uttara Kannada district looking to construct a rainwater harvesting tank or looking for skilled labourers to harvest the areca crop, but don't know where to go, look no further than Manuvikasa. Based in Siddapur taluk in Uttara Kannada district, the non-profit organisation caters to these requirements of farmers, and more. Manuvikasa was started in 2003 by a group of rural youths with the motto of social transformation. The organisation focuses on the issues of sustainable livelihood, natural resources management and conservation, women empowerment, and educational support to the underprivileged children. "We have a practical approach on sustainability and conservation," says Ganapathi Bhat, director of Manuvikasa. The organisation has a staff of 60 to manage and monitor everyday work, apart from volunteers from different walks of life. "Being a farmer myself, I have witnessed the difficulties faced by poor farmers. This prompted me to start this ...
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Urban flood and effective management strategies 15.5.2017 Kangla Online
Urban flood and effective management strategies
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Maharashtra's factories making its rivers filthy, Pune worst offender 10.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Pune attracted 45% of the notices (2,392 of 5,276) issued to polluting factories between 2011-2016
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Hit by drought, trains in TN run with unwashed exteriors, dirty coaches 10.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
Passengers Travel Without Water As Mandatory Refilling At Stations Becomes Irregular
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‘Four Waters’ concept gaining momentum in Telangana 10.5.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Water is life’ campaign launched, 600 villages to be covered
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Digging trenches saves crop at Ibrahimpur 8.5.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
They look healthy with ground water level improving in Ibrahimpur
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No illegal slaughterhouses will be allowed in MP: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan 7.5.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
He made comments during an event of the Jain community in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh
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No illegal slaughterhouses will be allowed in Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan 7.5.2017 Zee News : States
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said that no illegal slaughterhouses will be allowed to function in the state.  
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Last of paddies dry up at Peringamala 4.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
From 98 ha 15 years ago, acerage has plummeted to nine
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Rethink 'corporate-friendly' policy, Green Nobel winner Samantara to PM 3.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Prafulla Samantara, the recipient from Asia of this year's Goldman Environmental Prize and the face of a determined people's resistance against bauxite mining in an Odisha forest, has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "rethink" his corporate-friendly policies.
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Four waterfalls and a wildlife reserve 2.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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