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Armed with broom, UP Minister cleans office, corridor 23.3.2017 India – The Indian Express
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About 50 Indonesian farmers cement feet to protest factory 23.3.2017
Jakarta: About 50 farmers and activists opposed to a cement factory in Indonesia's Central Java province have encased their feet in concrete during a days long protest in Jakarta, the capital. Farmers in the village of Kendeng have battled against plans for the factory for years, saying it could taint their water. The factory is now more or less complete and the owner, state-owned Cement Indonesia, has said it will create jobs and boost the local economy. The ongoing protest was overshadowed this week by the death of one of the women involved. A legal aid foundation supporting the protesters said Patmi, 48, died of a heart attack early Tuesday. Muhamad Isnur, a lawyer at the foundation, said the death of Patmi, who went by one name, "won't stop us. On the contrary, it will magnify our movement." Anis Maftuhin, who said he represents the majority of Kendeng people who support the factory, defended it as a better alternative to mining the Karst mountains in the area. He said Cement Indonesia has built a ...
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A patch of edible delights 23.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Why focus on a specific vegetable? Mixed food is a sustainable model for kitchen gardening
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Armed with broom, Yogi’s minister cleans office, corridor 23.3.2017 The Tribune
LUCKNOW: A day after UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath emphasised on cleanliness, his cabinet colleague Upendra Tewari on Thursday picked up a broom to clean his office in the state legislature here, pictures of which went viral on social media.
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Delhi: Woman commits suicide at Kashmere Gate Metro station, probe on 23.3.2017 Metros | The Asian Age
The police is scanning the CCTV recording of the station to gather information in this regard.
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Delhi: Woman hangs self at Metro station 23.3.2017 news


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New Delhi: A woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at a Delhi Metro station here.

Officials said the incident was reported at about 8:30 AM when a staffer of the cleaning department at the Kashmere Gate Metro station informed authorities of a woman hanging near the water supply pipe at the end of platform no 2.

They said the unidentified woman, aged about 28 years, had allegedly hanged herself using her 'dupatta'.

Metro and CISF officials soon reached the spot and an investigation is on as to how and when the woman attempted the alleged suicide. The police are scanning the CCTV recording of the station, they said.


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Delhi: Woman hangs self at Metro station 23.3.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Indonesian farmers cement feet to protest factory 23.3.2017 World – The Indian Express
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As India marks World Water Day, clean and safe water still a challenge in country 23.3.2017 morungexpress
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New bridge to come up at Elephant Gate 23.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
The state government will build a new bridge over the railway tracks in the Elephant Gate area to replace the existing bridge that is weak and banned for trucks and cars.
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Water crisis is here, admits Tamil Nadu govt 23.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
Chennai's drinking water reservoirs have only 13% of its full capacity as on Wednesday.
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Uliyampalayam pond fills up 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
It was recently cleaned by villagers, and saplings were planted on its bund
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World Water Day observed 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
Awareness programmes on conservation and responsible use of water marked commemoration of World Water Day in the city on Wednesday. Siruthuli conducted a mobile vehicle campaign on water conservation ...
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Water management holds key to avoid future crisis: Experts 23.3.2017 Nagpur News, Latest Nagpur News Headlines & Live Updates - Times of India
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Treat waste water as potential resource: Engineer 23.3.2017 Nagpur News, Latest Nagpur News Headlines & Live Updates - Times of India
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Water conservation in water colours 23.3.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
Painting contest held to mark World Water Day
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Mumbai Crime: Businessman's face slashed in 'unprovoked' attack 23.3.2017 news
Vinod Natekar, the victim A 43-year-old Dadar businessman was simply walking down the road to a parking lot when he noticed blood trickling down his face. Vinod Natekar, who runs a water supply business and owns several water wells in the city, was on a phone call when the incident took place on Tuesday night. By the time Natekar raised an alarm, the two alleged culprits who had slashed his face had escaped. According to police sources, the incident took place around 8.30 pm. “Natekar was out with his friends on Tuesday evening. While walking out a Dadar food joint, he took a call while heading to the parking lot, which is a few metres away. Two youths, aged between 25-30 years, marched towards him and then passed him by. Natekar, busy on the call, realised his face had been slashed after a few minutes and immediately raised an alarm. When his friends rushed to him, they saw the two youths flee from the spot,” a police officer said. Natekar’s friends rushed him to Shushrusha Hospital in Shivaji Park for ...
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Private suppliers hike rate for water 23.3.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Demand for private tanker supply in Tiruchi has doubled forcing them to increase the rate
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Maharashtra: NABARD to appoint ‘jaldoots’ in 1 lakh villages 23.3.2017 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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Farm forestry can combat climate change 23.3.2017 Life | The Asian Age
The massive afforestation drive launched since has led to gradual increase in the trees outside notified forest areas.
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