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Officials indicate release of Vaigai water soon 20.10.2017 Hindu: News
Water position better compared to previous year: Collector
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Kerala eyes business-friendly tag 20.10.2017
Thiruvananthapuram: The cabinet on Thursday recommended  to the governor to promulgate an ordinance  "The Kerala Investment Promotion and Facilitation Act 2017"  as part of the  "Ease of Business Initiative." The cabinet had in April decided to take steps to enhance Kerala"s ranking in the  "Ease of Doing Business" indicators. The central government"s Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) had started a system of giving ranks to states based on the parameters like time-bound permission and the facilities being provided to the industrialists. The state government unified and amended various laws. Kerala Panchayat Raj Act, Kerala Municipality Act, Kerala Groundwater Control Act, Kerala Lift and Escalators Act, Kerala Shops and Commercial Establishments Act, Kerala Head Load Workers Act, Kerala Single Window Clearance Boards Industrial Township Local Development Act are being amended to frame the new Kerala ...
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Good showers fill Shimsha river after 12 yrs 19.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Rains in the recent past have brought the Shimsha river back to life. There has never been an ample flow of water to the river in the last 12 years, but this time it's been a different story. The development comes as a shot in the arm for farmers in the region. The Shimsha river, which takes birth in Devarayanadurga Hill in Kunigal taluk of Tumakuru district, flows up to a length of 282 km. The river enters Maddur taluk from Kunigal taluk and joins River Cauvery at Muttathi. River Shimsha has received 1,500 cusecs of water, following heavy showers in Kunigal taluk. More than 15 checkdams in the area, including Iggalur reservoir, have been filled as a result of the good inflow. The Benki Falls near Ganalu is flowing in all its glory. A total of 18 lift irrigation projects coming under Shimsha river have been revived following increased flow in the river. A number of tanks in the taluk are also full now. Funds have also been earmarked for these projects. Most tanks in the taluk can be filled with water ...
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Ordinance to promote ease of doing business 19.10.2017 Hindu: National
The Cabinet here on Thursday decided to ask the Governor to promulgate an ordinance — the Kerala Investment Promotion and Facilitation Act, 2017 — so as to ensure speedy approvals from various govern...
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Exports from Anantapur is famous on a global scale 19.10.2017
Anantapur: Bananas, Pomegranates, Custard Apples, Grapes, Guava, Figs, Mangoes, Musk Melon, Water Melon, Papaya, Sweet Limes and Lose Jackets are few fruits grown in the state. The gross turnover of over Rs 6200 crore is reported through fruits export, official records said. Floriculture was also widely spread in southern parts due to cool climate conditions. "We"ve more than 400 acres of floriculture mostly chrysanthemum which has a huge demand in Bangalore," Hindupur horticulture official Mr Sudarshan said. Most of the fruits are exported to Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Benguluru, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and to countries abroad like USA, Middle East and USA due to their quality.  I&PR minister Kalva Srinivasulu hoped that the ground water level would be constant with the available sources from Krishna and Tungabhadra in major parts of district even in coming years. In the view of poor marketing and less availability of inputs, the state government had recently introduced a ...
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Andhra Pradesh: Horticulture output to rise after rains 19.10.2017
Anantapur: Anantapur, popularly known as the "fruit hub" of Andhra Pradesh, is all set to increase horticulture and floriculture output following heavy rains after decades.  Despite, severe drought and rain deficit conditions, the rich quality of soil in Anantapur district helped in producing different varieties of fruits which has a huge demand in National and International markets.  Tadipathri is the centre for production of orange while Anantapur suburbs are known for Papaya and Madakasira. Kalyanadurgam is the producer of pomegranate which grows based on different climatic and soil conditions. The recent rains brought cheer among farmers to divert more water towards dry land horticulture instead of depending on groundnut which has been incurring heavy losses consecutively.  Ground water sources improved more than 5 metres following the storage of water in the tanks and over flowing of river canals. More than 340 irrigation tanks were overflowing in addition to the constant ...
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Drinking water projects: Maharashtra budget ‘shrinking’, officials say good monsoon may have affected funding 19.10.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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bis meeting 19.10.2017 dailypioneer3973
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Govt neglect pushes Salcete water bodies to brink 19.10.2017 Goa News – The Navhind Times
JOAO SOUSA M | NT   MARGAO The water bodies in Salcete taluka have been at the receiving end of neglect of the water resource department in maintaining sluice gates and bandrars. And the root cause of the depletion of water level in lakes has been non-payment to the people who were hired for opening ...
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Andhra Pradesh Assembly from November 8 18.10.2017 thehansindia3899
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Mumbai Police joins hands with CERE and firm to address water shortage in Naigaum 18.10.2017 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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Not shielding Rana Gurjit, says Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh 18.10.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Lame defence, says Khaira 18.10.2017 The Tribune

Chandigarh, October 17

Leader of the Opposition Sukhpal Khaira today reiterated his demand for a CBI inquiry into Rana Gurjit Singh’s alleged role in the sand mining auctions, adding that the minister should be dropped from the Cabinet.

“I was appalled to hear Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Sing’s lame defence of the tainted minister that there’s nothing wrong in taking a loan from someone. It’s not about taking a mere loan. The minister pumped whopping Rs4.52 crore to bag the auction,” he said. — TNS

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I’m not shielding Rana Gurjit: CM 18.10.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, October 17 Denying the Opposition’s allegation that he was shielding Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjit in the sand mining case, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh said today that the Justice Narang Commission had already cleared the minister of corruption charges. The Chief Minister, who was at Punjab Bhavan to distribute cheques for Rs58 crore among 37 urban local bodies, said his government would do everything possible to provide relief to the people who had suffered over the past 10 years due to the ill-conceived policies of the previous government. Capt Amarinder released Rs211 crore for development works. Describing the money as a “social cheque”, he directed urban local bodies to ensure that it is spent in a transparent manner. The CM said the government was arranging a loan of Rs1,540 crore for achieving 100 per cent coverage of the water supply and sewerage system in the areas under urban local bodies. The amount was expected to be released soon, he ...
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Mild tremors at Jeedipalli 18.10.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Tectonic activity in the area is remote, say officials
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Rally for Rivers is based on impractical ideas 17.10.2017 Downtoearth
Isha Foundation's Rally for Rivers initiative to plant trees alongside river banks appears impractical and lacks scientific rigour
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Odisha collectors asked to assess drought situation 17.10.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Human intervention reverses fluorosis 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
A village slowly recovers from the ill-effects of high fluoride content in water
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Challenge to politics, faith 17.10.2017 thehansindia3919
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Schools, colleges take to rainwater harvesting 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
HMWSSB expects commercial establishments to follow suit
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