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CBI to quiz Prajapati in UP mining scam probe 23.10.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Sources said the case pertained to the alleged irregularities in the allocation of sand mining leases in Saharanpur.
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Farmer swept away in Badami floods 23.10.2019
Hubballi: As the floods continued to bring misery to several districts of Mumbai-Karnataka region with more villages submerged by the overflowing Malaprabha, Ghataprabha and Krishna rivers, a 50-year old farmer, Ramappa Honnannavar,  was washed away in the gushing water in Badami taluk.  A 38-year-old farmer, Prabhu Makanur of Ranibennur taluk, committed suicide by hanging as he could not bear the loss of his onion and maize crop because of heavy rain in the past few days.  Two girls had a lucky escape as they were rescued in time before they were  washed away by an overflowing  stream  in Mekhali village, Raibag taluk. Several villages have remained cut-off following  release of 35,000 cusecs of water from the Malaprabha reservoir in Savadatti taluk and traffic has been suspended on the Gadag-Badami state highway as the bridges have gone under  water. Houses have collapsed in many villages, compounding the people's misery. The world heritage site of Pattadkal ...
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Floods: Karnataka to get only Rs 800 crore more from Centre 23.10.2019 Deccan Chronicle: Op Ed
State government had sought Rs 3,500 crore under NDRF norms for relief and rehabilitation works in the affected areas.
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Govt asked to form mines & minerals task force battalion 22.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Govt asked to form mines & minerals task force battalion
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Here are two great Samsung products to shop this Diwali 22.10.2019
The Frame TV Samsung today announced its new online exclusive range of TVs – The Frame. A revolutionary lifestyle TV – The Frame – offers a perfect balance of technology, functionality and aesthetics. The Frame (55 inch, 138 cm) will be exclusively available on Flipkart and Samsung"s official online store Samsung Shop, at a no cost EMI of RS 4,999, since August 12, 2019. The Frame offers superior picture quality with QLED technology and transforms the TV into a picture frame that can show 1,000+ artworks from around the world. The QLED technology enables beautiful colors, exceptional contrasts and impeccable details with 100% color volume. The Frame also has in-built motion and brightness sensors. When it is not being used as a TV, The Frame moves into Art Mode and displays digital pieces of art to turn an everyday living space into an art gallery. Just like how a framed picture looks different depending on the time of day, The Frame adjusts the screen brightness based on the ...
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For first time this season, Sriramsagar full to brim 22.10.2019
Nizamabad: The gates of the Sriramsagar project (SRSP) were lifted on Monday for the first time in three years, and water released into the river Godavari. Of the 42 gates on the project, officials opened 16 and released around 75,000 cusecs of water. The SRSP reached its full reservoir level of 1,091 feet and gross storage of 90 tmc ft on Monday after it received heavy inflows from Maharashtra and catchment areas of the composite Nizamabad and Adilabad districts. The project also generated 22.8 MW power as the water released into the Kakatiya canal. Visitors thronged the project to see the water gushing out of the flood gates. SRSP officials restricted entry of visitors at the spillway as a security measure. The officials first released water at the rate of 25,000 cusecs and gradually increased the outflow to 75,000 cusecs. In view of flood water release, SRSP officials alerted the administration of Nizamabad, Nirmal and Jagtial districts. Villagers, fishermen and cattle grazers were advised not to ...
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No respite from rain, it's floods again in N-K 22.10.2019
Hubballi: The rainfall of the last few days has once again flooded several districts of Mumbai-Karnataka, especially with the authorities releasing huge quantities of water from the reservoirs across the overflowing Krishna, Ghataprabha and Malaprabha rivers. In some areas, the SDRF team has managed to rescue people stranded in the floods. Many villages downstream of  the Hidkal, Naviluthirtha and Almatti dams have been flooded and their people moved to relief centres in a replay of the  scenario of just a few weeks ago. With heavy rain battering Belagavi, Dharwad, Gadag, Haveri, Bagalkot and Vijaypur districts, traffic has been suspended on the state highway between Hubballi and Vijayapur and the road in Konnur is being dug up by the locals to prevent the village from being flooded. Many villages of Ramdurg taluk have been cut off  and the water from the overflowing Malaprabha river has entered Hampiholi, Sunnal, Sureban and other parts. Several houses and bridges have been submerged ...
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Happy Girl! Kim Sharma flaunts her bikini bod in latest photo 21.10.2019 DNA
Kim Sharma took to her Instagram page and shared her latest photo wearing a bikini.
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‘Unclean Silchar displeases CM’ 21.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Unclean Silchar displeases CM’
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Rains start filling dams in Tirumala 21.10.2019

Tirupati: Following the recent rainfall, dams in Tirumala have shown progress in water levels. The current water levels in dams including Kalyani Dam at Tirupati will suffice to cater to the water needs for the next 295 days.

While the total capacity of water storage in different dams at Tirumala is 5,047 million litres, the present reserve is 2,164 million litres. The average consumption of water in Tirumala is 14 MLD.

The demand is addressed by water sources including Papavinasanam, Aakasa Ganga,  Kumaradhara and Pasupudhara and Gobarbham dams at Tirumala besides Kalyani dam at Tirupati. With the recent rains over 50 per cent of water needs have been met out.  When the total capacity of all dams is 5,312 lakh gallons, the present level in all dams is 3,892 lakh gallons as of now.

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Roads continue to be a nightmare 21.10.2019
Complete FoB across Pragathi Bhavan soon Work on the foot overbridge (FoB) for pedestrians to cross the busy road safely, which is being constructed across the road between Lifestyle building and the Chief Minister"s camp-office (Pragathi Bhavan) in Begumpet, is going at a very tardy pace. This road witnesses heavy traffic flow the entire day. The situation is worse during peak traffic times – office hours – endangering the lives of those attempting to cross the road. I request the authorities concerned to ensure work is completed at the earliest. — Thatikonda Rahul, Begumpet Road in tatters, accidents increase in Kavadiguda My issue is regarding rainwater and dump on the road, which is leading to many accidents, especially for bike riders. I have complained to the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board and the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation via their respective apps but no action has been taken so far. This is a busy road located at Padmashali Colony, ...
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13 people die in dam failure at Siberian gold mine: ministry 20.10.2019 PTI: All news
13 people die in dam failure at Siberian gold mine: ministry
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Locals, pressure groups prevent public hearing on cement plant 20.10.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Hundreds of local residents from various villages under Narpuh Elaka – a home to as many as eight cement plants in East Jaintia Hills, came forward and prevented the public hearing on Saturday for the proposed limestone mining of the Star Cement at its 40 hectare of land situated at Brichyrnot village. The local ...
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The rise of the superbugs and what this means 20.10.2019 Panorama – The Navhind Times
Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Candida auris, a dangerous fungal infection that emerged in 2009 in Japan, has now spread worldwide, especially in hospitals. It is a superbug: a germ that has evolved defences against all medicines. These include antifungals such as fluconazole (Diflucan), the antifungal drug of choice in many countries, and recently introduced antifungals known …
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Jack Kerouac: On the road to immortality 20.10.2019 Panorama – The Navhind Times
Navneet Vyasan Born to French-Canadian parents, Jack Kerouac excelled in sports from a very young age. Initially, never interested in literature, Kerouac’s athletic pursuits won him a sports scholarship at Columbia University in the early 1940s. At the same time, Allen Ginsberg, also won a scholarship at Columbia University and then met Lucien Carr. Carr, …
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NGT panel asks Meghalaya to submit coal transport policy 19.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
NGT panel asks Meghalaya to submit coal transport policy
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Balajan police oupost needs upgradation 19.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Balajan police oupost needs upgradation
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MSPCB moots steps for clean Elephants Falls 19.10.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board (MSPCB) has submitted an inspection report on the alleged release of sewage/effluent towards Elephant Falls from EAC Upper Shillong to the state government. The report has recommended immediate repairing of defective septic tank and setting up of pocket sewage treatment plants (STPs) in all the civilians quarters, offices, […]
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GWMC permits CCP, Taleigao to use Saligao facility for 10 days 19.10.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Panaji: The Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) has written to the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) as well as the Taleigao village panchayat authorising them to deposit waste at the Solid Waste Management Facility at Saligao. The letters written by managing director of the GWMC Levinson Martins state that the CCP is allowed …
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Hyderabad: IoT and LoRaWaN crucial in cutting cost of water supply 19.10.2019
Hyderabad: Metropolitan Water Board managing director, M. Dana Kishore, said Internet of Things (IoT) and LoRaWaN (Long Range Wide Area Network) could be crucial in reducing the cost of water supply. He said that in India, non-revenue water (NRW), water that is deemed lost before it reaches a customer due to leaks, theft or inaccuracies, varies between 30 per cent and 50 per cent. "At HMWS&SB, this figure is 37 per cent, In countries such as Israel and Singapore, this figure could be as low as five per cent," he said. Mr Kishore said low-cost, long range and long-term technological solutions were important in the context of water management. "To reduce the NRW to five per cent, we have to spend more than Rs 5,000 crore. There are technologies that can help us do this, but they are expensive," he said. He said that if a company could design a sensor that allowed the board to monitor manholes from a central room, it would be of great help. "This sensor has to be cheap ...
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