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Safe water and COVID-19 — where the twain meet 27.3.2020 Downtoearth
It's not running water, but safe running water that is needed to fight the pandemic 
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Essential services exempted from curbs 24.3.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times

NT NETWORK Panaji In view of the chaos among people about restrictions on essential services, North and South Goa collectors on Monday issued a modification to the earlier order exempting 23 essential services from the three-day extended ‘Janata Curfew’ period. The collector has allowed opening of shops selling grocery items, milk, bread, fruit, vegetable, meat …

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World Water Day 2020: How water can be used in the battle against climate change 22.3.2020 Downtoearth
It is an enabling and limiting factor in humanity’s ability to mitigate and adapt to climate change
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Water in the age of coronavirus 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
As we confront the new global enemy SARS-COV-2, the availability of water will be a crucial determinant for a successful outcome in this war  
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Wash hands to fight COVID-19 outbreak. But is it safe? 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
Around 1.9 billion people in the world use non-potable or faecally-contaminated water
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COVID-19: Resorts and hotels in Kovalam announce packages for those opting to work from there 20.3.2020 Hindu: Home
They offer rooms at discounted rates along with other facilities
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Every drop counts: why grey water recycling is a must 20.3.2020 Hindu: S & T
Grey water recycling is a must for a water-starved country like India, says Nidhi Adlakha
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Water-stressed in India: Officials in Karnataka’s Chitradurga clueless about JSA 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district scored zero in some Jal Shakti Abhiyan indicators
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Bellari district all set to handle drinking water issues 20.3.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Each gram panchayat had reserved ₹2 lakh exclusively for drilling and sinking borewells wherever required.
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How a collector led the revival of over 300 waterbodies in a Puducherry town 19.3.2020 Hindu: Health
The then District Collector and present Secretary to the Chief Minister, A. Vikranth Raja, stepped in with the idea of digging into revenue records to locate the region’s traditional waterbodies
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World Sparrow Day: How to make your home a haven 19.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
As World Sparrow Day nears, here’s how you can fight their declining population by welcoming them into your homes
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Water-stressed in India: Curious case of 2 neighbouring Telangana districts 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The contrast in the districts’ JSA rankings was due to proper implementation of schemes
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Water-stressed in India: Bagalkot not doing enough to conserve water 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The north Karnataka drought-prone district scored poorly under JSA 
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Water-stressed in India: Officials claim Hapur water table has risen due to JSA 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
UP district was among 10 worst perfomers in water conservation work
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Action sought against ex-Karimnagar Municipal Commissioner 19.3.2020 Hindu: Home
Former Mayor levels allegations of corruption against Venugopal Reddy
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South Chennai to get water from alternative sources 19.3.2020 Hindu: Cities
Supply will be drawn from Chembarambakkam
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Fast track work on ODF+ and ODF++: Parliamentary panel to govt 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Less than 30% of cities certified as ODF+ under Phase 2 of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban-2), the panel’s report found
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Water-stressed in India: Kadapa officials urge bottoms-up approach 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
The Andhra Pradesh district, that was ranked first, could do even better if local officials are given freedom to choose, they say
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Water-stressed in India: Perception trumps reality in Bengal’s Hooghly 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Locals claim they have enough water; Down to Earth found farmers extracted millions of litres of ground water every day through illegal pumps
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Metrowater to install first solar plant at Chembarambakkam 18.3.2020 Hindu: Chennai
Bids invited through e-procurement portal for the first time
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