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Greens oppose sand-mining 20.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
‘Extracting sand deposits will do more harm than good to Pampa’
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Stress on judicious use of groundwater resources 20.2.2020 Hindu: Cities
Stakeholders urged to use emerging techniques for groundwater exploration
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NIO to study usability of sand dredged from 4 rivers 20.2.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji In order to regularise sand mining and protect the interest of those involved in the trade, the state government has requested the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) to conduct a chemical and physical analysis of the sand that gets accumulated at the mouth of various rivers in the state and study if …
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Do you want to cut your Carbon footprint after death? 19.2.2020 Downtoearth
Recompose offers human composting, or natural organic reduction as a greener alternative to burial, cremation
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Residents of multi-storeyed buildings told to adopt rainwater harvesting 19.2.2020 Hindu: Mangalore
‘Taking it up will help increase water table and people will feel a sense of responsibility for usage of water, while helping address water scarcity’
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Use water judiciously, Minister tells farmers 19.2.2020 Hindu: Cities
Third Indian National Groundwater Conference under way at CWRDM
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NSL Sugars fails to renew agreement for water use 19.2.2020 Hindu: National
Factory owes ₹ 1.11 crore for drawing water from Amarja for three years
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (February 18, 2020) 18.2.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
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Baina lake aquaculture project could be replicated in other parts of state: Nery 14.2.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Vasco Minister for Water Resources Filipe Nery Rodrigues has said that the aquaculture in the lake at Sasmollem-Baina is an innovative pilot project and the same could be replicated in other parts of the state if it succeeds. Rodrigues was speaking after reviewing the work on the aquaculture project at Sasmollem, Baina in …
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It is my dream that every individual gets pure water at home: Kamal Nath 13.2.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that in the coming time, availability of water is the biggest challenge before the society and government.  All of us together will be able to face this challenge. He further said that it is his dream that every individual should get pure water at home itself.  It is certain to achieve, if everyone also cherish so. Kamal Nath was addressing the National Water Convention in respect of Right to Water Act, organized under the joint aegis of Madhya Pradesh Government and Jal-Jan Jodo Andolan at Minto hall. Water and Environment Experts and Social Activists from 25 states are participating in the convention. Discussions on the proposed ‘Right to Water’ subject will take place during the convention. The Chief Minister said that water crisis is increasing due to our negligence and lack of understanding, which will become more serious in future.  He stated that at the international platform during the Earth Summit in 1982, he had raised the issue that the environment ...
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Every drop counts: How a cooperative turned 250 acres of Dharmapuri green 10.2.2020 Downtoearth
Cooperative forest in Tamil Nadu’s drought-prone area an example of the power of water conservation
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Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (February 1-7, 2020) 9.2.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the week     
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (February 5, 2020) 5.2.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
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World Wetlands Day celebrated 4.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
World Wetlands Day celebrated
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Union Budget 2020-2021: Tap-water to all might remain a pipe dream 2.2.2020 Downtoearth
Jal Jeevan Mission receives only a marginal impetus 
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Economic Survey 2019-20: Agriculture growth stagnant in last 6 years 31.1.2020 Downtoearth
Document emphasises sustainable agricultural practices to support farmers and avert water crisis
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (January 30, 2020) 30.1.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
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Turmoil on sand 30.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The river sand is the biggest point of political and administrative corruption in the Madhya Pradesh. The powerful and criminal sand mafias are carrying out this business without any hindrance. Everyday sand of crores of rupees are illegally taken out and sold out and bribe of lakhs of rupees are paid in cash every day to politicians and officers particularly of police who facilitate the entire sand racket to go on. The politicians of all the parties are involved in it. Those officers who take action and raid the sites either comeback with bribe or they are shot or crushed by the sand laden trucks or tractors. The sand mafia had even fired on collectors, superintendent of police, SDM-SDO and Tehsildars. For sand mafia mining inspector type low rank government staffare small fly of no consequences. They do bother which party in power. During BJP regime of Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhind some truck laden with illegal sand were captured and place in the custody at a police station. It ...
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Environment 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The utilization of natural resources are our natural right and nothing wrong in it. But exploitation or destruction of natural resources are suicidal and disastrous. The world has now realized that it had played havoc with the nature and now it is a question of life and death before the mankind. The measures are being taken on global level to protect the nature to protect ourselves. Recently international Paris Agreement is a very big step to protect and improve the environment. The coal mining industries emitting carbon gasses in the form of smoke, petroleum product releasing toxic gases, excessive use of chemicals like detergents and plastic etc. have ruined the environment. India is facing worest in water pollution and heading towards grave danger. The excessive digging of tube wells and has created a very serious problem that we have last our natural resource in the form of under ground water. It is a rackless, senseless and ignorance and that we indulged in excessive exploitation of under ground ...
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Mighty Storms 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Mighty high speed dust storms hit across the North-India covering 12 states with core hit in the Uttar Pradesh. It were blowing upto the speed 120 to 130 kilometer per hour. The mango crop in Uttar Pradesh suffered very heavy losses in dropping of fruits, which where about to be picked out. According to the weather office the western disturbances are the main cause and it was combined with three rare weather systems. The western disturbances was created over Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana generating thunder clouds and reached upto Uttar Pradesh and in the Bihar. Here it was combined with moisture coming over from the Bay of Bengal and created high temperature. It created strong force and hitting power in the high speed winds. The western disturbances always occurred at the height of 1500 meter above the ground and when combines with moisture from upcoming water in steam form from the ground water resources the clouds are formed and summer rains occur. The North India is reeling under the heat above 40 ...
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