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Category: Water
Last updated: Mar 11 2019 08:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Punjab demands Rs 412 crore to build dam on Ravi-Ujj rivers 27.2.2019 Sify Finance
The Punjab government on Wednesday demanded Rs 412 crore from the Centre to construct a dam to stop flowing of India's river water share to Pakistan.
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Loktak won't survive sans collective efforts: CM 27.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Loktak won't survive sans collective efforts: CM
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An eco-friendly dry toilet can change rural sanitation – but Swachh Bharat Mission is ignoring it 25.2.2019 Scroll.in
Ecosan toilets are cost effective and don’t need water, but Swachh Bharat is focusing on pit toilets.
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No Water Shortage, But Management Inadequate In India: Nitin Gadkari 25.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
India does not have shortage of water but the management of water is not adequate, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.
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Water Conservation and Management should become people’s movement- Nitin Gadkari 25.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation & Road Transport and Highways & Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari today distributed 82 National Water Awards in 14 categories jointly with Minister of State, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal and Secretary, Shri U.P. Singh at New Delhi.
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Death in a Delhi sewer…and lives of those left behind 22.2.2019 Citizen Matters
After Anil's death while cleaning a sewer in Delhi, Rani has been struggling to make ends meet, while battling grief and barbs about not being his legally married wife. "On how many fronts can I fight?" she asks, and hopes the state will now bring in machines for cleaning drains.
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World Press Photo 2019: The nominees 22.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
After going through more than 78,000 photographs from over 4,700 photographers, the expert judges of the World Press Photo contest have announced the finalists of the 2019 competition.The panelists have selected 43 photographers from 23 countries to represent the best in photojournalism.
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A Tamil Nadu fisherman is making maps to help villagers save their lands from encroachment 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
35-year-old Saravanan’s maps are also helping assess the damage from rising sea levels.
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To develop a city for transit, or transit for a city? 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
As urban centres thrive and expand beyond the reach of walking and cycling distances, it becomes important for cities to understand and provide the most efficient and sustainable ways of moving people and goods. Can transit oriented development hold the key?
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MLAs for setting up of revenue villages to help patta-less indigenous people 6.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
MLAs for setting up of revenue villages to help patta-less indigenous people
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Highlights of the Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of two Houses of Parliament 31.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
2019 is an important milestone.  India celebrates the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation. 13th April this year marks 100 years of the tragic massacre at Jallianwala Bagh.
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Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of two Houses of Parliament 31.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Address by the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind to the joint sitting of two Houses of Parliament
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CAU develop roadmap to double farmers' income 26.1.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
CAU develop roadmap to double farmers' income
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Serbian villagers evacuated as ammonia removed from derailed train 25.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Authorities in the southern Serbian city of Nis ordered the evacuation of a village on Friday as rescuers began an operation to empty and remove two tanks containing liquid ammonia from a train that partially derailed last week.
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From pariah to demi-god: transgender leader a star at Kumbh 20.1.2019 Reuters: Top News
In a desert tent guarded by armed police and a thick-set bouncer, Laxmi Narayan Tripathi is blessing a constant stream of pilgrims, who garland her with marigolds and kneel to touch her feet.
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Plastic waste: Reliance Industries among global cos committing over $1.0 billion USD 19.1.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Reliance Industries is among thirty other global companies spread throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, and the Middle East which has come forward to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean. Recently, an alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value […]
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