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62% rural, 20% urban habitations in State covered by drinking water schemes: Niti Aayog 24.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
62% rural, 20% urban habitations in State covered by drinking water schemes: Niti Aayog
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State govt signs pact with NHPC for Subansiri dam 24.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
State govt signs pact with NHPC for Subansiri dam
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Water woes of St Cruz, Bambolim residents to finally end today 24.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji The repair work on the damaged water pipeline located at St Cruz junction was completed late Friday evening and water supply to the residents of Alto St Cruz, Bambolim, Goa Medical College and hospital, St Inez and Tonca is likely to be restored by Saturday morning. Even as water supply in Tiswadi …
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Relief at last to Ponda residents as water supply restored  24.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Ponda Water supply to the residents of Bhoma-Adcolna, Banastari, Tivr-Orgao and Marcel in Ponda taluka and Kumbharjua and St Estevam in Tiswadi was finally restored on Friday evening, nine days after the supply to the areas was stopped following the collapse of a retaining wall at Curti-Khandepar leading to damage to two major …
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DMG begins work on setting up ‘surveillance system’ on banks of Chapora river 24.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji With barely a month to go for the expiry of the deadline set by the National Green Tribunal for the  Directorate of Mines and Geology (DMG) for complying with its order on curbing illegal sand mining in River Chapora, the directorate has at last commenced the work on setting up a surveillance …
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Western Zone Council meet failed to address state issues: Congress 24.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Margao Commenting on 24th Western Zone Council meeting, the Congress party, on Friday, said that the meeting failed to address state’s issues, including mining, rising drug cases, internal security and flooding of villages in the state following the opening of Tillari dam gates. Speaking to the media in Margao, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee …
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Unabated Water Crisis 24.8.2019 Editorial – The Navhind Times
Replace old pipelines to ensure uninterrupted water supply EVEN though public works department has resumed pumping of water from Opa to main water tank at Altinho in Panaji and subsequently releasing it through network of pipelines, problems of people of Panaji and surrounding areas are far from over. People have been supplied muddy water, which …
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Agatha bats for rain water harvesting 24.8.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: Tura MP Agatha K Sangma on Friday highlighted the need to initiate steps for rain water harvesting in East Garo Hills district. The Tura MP was speaking during the one-day Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan organised by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, EGH, in collaboration with the Agriculture and other line departments at Williamnagar […]
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Tiruchy: De-silting canals on at feverish pace in delta 24.8.2019
TIRUCHY: The ongoing desilting works under Kudimaramathu scheme across Tiruchy district will be completed by end of this month, according to Tiruchy collector, S. Sivarasu. Speaking to a team of media persons who were taken to the work spots, he that 88 works are going on at an estimated cost of Rs 12.71 crore; this apart the Government has allocated a special fund of Rs 452.20 lakh for 55 works for a distance of 200.52-km length irrigation canals, which were also going on war footing. He said the ongoing de-silting works under-way in New Kattalai high level canal, Kodingaal Vadigaal, attupu-thur Vaikkal, Mullipp-aadi Vaikkal, North Ayyan Vaikkaal, Peruvalai Vaikkaal and other field canals in the district. The PWD"s river conservation wing executive engineer R. Bhasker  said under the special de-silting programme, the government has sanctioned a sum of Rs 6.09 crore for de-silting canals  in the entire Cauveri delta region. Of this, Rs 4.5 crore was allotted for Tiruchy district. For ...
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Rayalaseema gets enough water 24.8.2019
ANANTAPUR: With major projects in the Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers and their subsidiaries having received full storage capacity due to heavy rains, the Rayalaseema districts will hopefully have enough water for the entire year. Already, Srisailam"s backwater has been released towards Jeedipalli Reservoir under Handri Neeva Sujala Shravanthi Canal to cover Anantapur district and parts of Chittoor and Kurnool districts. The GNSS (Galeru Nagari Sujala Shravanthi) project"s main canal will fill Gandikota reservoir in Kadapa district through Owk reservoir from Kurnool district. The irrigation authorities expect the region will receive maximum water allocations during the present year. Further, the Tunga-bhadra reservoir which is also filled with water from upstream inflows will cover the needs of Anantapur, Kadapa and Kurnool districts through HLMC and LLC canals. HNSS authorities were planning to fill subsidiary reservoirs and tanks with Krishna waters being received from Kurnool district ...
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NHPC to resume construction on Lower Subansiri project 24.8.2019 The Shillong Times
Guwahati: State-owned NHPC is likely to resume construction work on the 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh after the rainy season is over. This became evident after the Assam government and NHPC Limited on Friday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for implementation of the project. Niraj Verma, Principal Secretary (Power) […]
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Agatha highlights need for rain water harvesting in EGH 23.8.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: Tura MP Agatha K Sangma on Friday highlighted the need to initiate steps for rain water harvesting in East Garo Hills District. The Tura MP was speaking during the one-day Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan organized by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, East Garo Hills, in collaboration with the Agriculture and other line departments […]
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New water supply schemes in Hailakandi 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
New water supply schemes in Hailakandi
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Central team attends meet on Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Dima Hasao 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Central team attends meet on Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Dima Hasao
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Northeast Briefcase 23.8.2019 The Shillong Times
Officials talk border security, trade at Indo-Bangla meet Aizawl: Border security and illegal migration were among the major issues discussed by the officials of India and Bangladesh at a conference here on Thursday, a statement said. The bilateral meeting, presided over by state Home Secretary Lalbiakzama, was attended by 15 delegates from Bangladesh, deputy commissioners […]
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Ferocious floods 23.8.2019 Kurio City – The Navhind Times
Kedar Kulkarni The teacher began, “We studied the havoc caused by the floods in our last class. All of us have seen the news of how people suffered. You will wonder how the water level reached so high. The NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) or the local rescue teams made use of boats to move …
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Hyderabad: 1 faces axe for not closing manhole 23.8.2019
Hyderabad: Taking swift action, Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board managing director M. Dana Kishore  on Thursday suspended section incharge D. Chandru for negligence in ensuring that safety measures were in place at a manhole, after a child fell in it and was grievously injured. Mr Kishore ordered compensation of Rs 25,000 to be paid to the family of a one-and-a-half year old who fell in the manhole and was undergoing treatment. The board also ordered blacklisting the contractor. The manhole is located near GBS Function Hall in Mahaviry-adavnagar in Tappacha-butra. The child, Dikshat, fell into the unguarded manhole on Wednesday and sustained severe injuries. He was rushed by a passerby to the Niloufer hospital where he is undergoing treatment. Doctors said his condition was serious. The board conducted an inquiry and found that the contractor, Karthi Enterprises, had not put erected barricades at the site. Kirthi Enterprises was blacklisted after the ...
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Cavelossim to draft its own CZMP 23.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Cavelossim The village panchayat of Cavelossim during its special meeting held recently has decided to draft its own Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) with the help of scientists and a surveyor. The panchayat stated that the plan would be completed, and submit to the government by August 30. The villagers and panchayat body, …
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Work on 750-mm pipeline at Curti-Khandepar completed 23.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Ponda Though water supply to parts of Tiswadi taluka including Panaji was restored on Thursday after the repair of the 900-mm diameter pipeline, which was damaged following the collapse of retaining wall at Curti Khandepar, residents of Bhoma-Adcolna, Banastari, Tivre-Orgao and Marcel in Ponda and Kumbharjua and St Estevam in Tiswadi had to …
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Water woes of St Cruz, Bambolim residents far from over 23.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji Hours after water supply was restored to Tiswadi late Wednesday evening after continuous repair work for seven days at Curti Khandepar, now a pipeline located right below the National Highway-17 road near Calapur junction has developed a crack thereby bringing the water supply to areas like Alto St Cruz, Bambolim, Goa Medical …
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