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Nature's delicate balance is upset and no one but us can restore it 17.7.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Delhi is facing a huge shortage of drinking water -- to the tune of 300 million gallons a day and the tanker water mafia is thriving.
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Meghalaya Cabinet adopts Draft Water Policy 14.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya Cabinet adopts Draft Water Policy
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Cabinet approves draft water policy 13.7.2019 The Shillong Times
By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Meghalaya on Friday became the first state in the country to have a draft water policy with the state Cabinet approving it. Talking to media persons after the Cabinet meeting, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said that the Draft Meghalaya State Water Policy 2019 was approved by the Cabinet at its […]
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CPWD to erect water conservation structures in 136 govt colonies across country 13.7.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
New Delhi: In a major exercise to increase water table in government colonies, the Central Public Works Department will erect water conservation structures, including rainwater harvesting systems, in 136 residential areas across the country.  According to the plan, the CPWD, the prime construction agency of the central government, will dig pits to conserve water through …
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Meghalaya first state to draft water policy 12.7.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Meghalaya has become the first state in the country to have drafted  the state water policy 2019 after the State Cabinet approved the policy following detailed discussions and deliberations. Talking to media persons after the Cabinet meeting, Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong said that the policy would be notified soon by the government. Talking about […]
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Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': Govt tells Lok Sabha 12.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': Govt tells Lok Sabha
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One held for sand mining 12.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
One held for sand mining
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Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': govt tells LS 12.7.2019 PTI: All news
Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': govt tells LS
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Exploiting ground water  11.7.2019 The Shillong Times
Editor, I am a resident of Nongrim Hills and wish to inform that the Dorbar Shnong Nongrim Hills together with all the residents of the locality led by the then Headman, Mr Joshua Kharkongor had agreed upon and stood against the drilling of water in 2008. Then, in 2013, the Landmark Hotel located in Upper Nongrim […]
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India’s Water Crisis 11.7.2019 Editorial – The Navhind Times
Piped water supply to every household By 2024 could prove to be pipedream A severe water crisis looms large over India. The Niti Aayog has forecast that the country could be declared ‘water stressed’ by 2020. India will be among the countries where per capita availability of water is less than 1,000 cubic metres. Despite …
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NGT slaps interim fine of Rs 10 lakh on paper mill for causing pollution in Sitapur 10.7.2019 PTI: All news
NGT slaps interim fine of Rs 10 lakh on paper mill for causing pollution in Sitapur
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Make Chandigarh capital of Punjab: Sukhbir Badal 9.7.2019 PTI: All news
Make Chandigarh capital of Punjab: Sukhbir Badal
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Centre asks civic bodies to set up cell for rainwater harvesting 8.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Centre asks civic bodies to set up cell for rainwater harvesting
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How Politicians Finished Goa’s Coast- II 8.7.2019 Commentary – The Navhind Times
NANDKUMAR M KAMAT IN the early 1980s I had to run from pillar to the post to stop excavation of titanium rich black monazite sand from beach behind the indoor stadium, Campal, Panaji. Tempos and bullock carts were being used to excavate and transport the sand leading to massive erosion. The thick belt of casuarina …
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Missing environmental activist T. Mugilan detained by Andhra police 7.7.2019 The Asian Age | Home
People had protested against construction of Sterlite copper plant, claiming that it was polluting groundwater, hazardous for environment.
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Kits to conserve water 7.7.2019 Life | The Asian Age
A Mumbaikar has come up with an innovative method of harvesting rainwater and has already installed the kit at six city schools.
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Young & concerned 7.7.2019 The Shillong Times
By Prasanta Phukon Plastic waste has turned into a major problem around the world and its management has gained paramount importance not only in environmental studies but also in policymaking. However, policymakers in this part of the country are yet to wake up to the imminent threat and prioritise the issue in their agenda. In ...
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Budget pro-people: CM 6.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Budget pro-people: CM
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HC bans unauthorised mining in Manipur rivers 4.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
HC bans unauthorised mining in Manipur rivers
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Dip in groundwater sparks pilot project 4.7.2019
Vijayawada: Musunuru mandal of Krishna district, that has witnessed an alarming drop in the groundwater levels, has been selected for the implementation of the pilot project of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan, a Central government initiative. The selection of Musunuru came after the Central government, alarmed at the rapidly dipping groundwater levels in the mandal, listed it in the danger zone. Officials say that the groundwater level has been dropped below 78 meters across the mandal as on July 3, 2019. Nearly 5,300 farmers draw water through bore wells for their crops, which is the highest utilisation of water area across the state. Alerted by the Central government, the district authorities started awareness programmes to sensitise the locals to save every drop of water which is crucial for the future of the mandal. On June 19, the water level was 81.118 meters, it was 102.179 meters on May 19, in November, 2018, it was 85.981 meters and on July 3, 2018, a year ago it was at 68.6 meters below the ground ...
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