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Why don't parks usetreated water, bbmp? 25.4.2019
Rainwater harvesting plants for individual homes, mandatory STPs and compost plants in apartment complexes - BBMP excels at telling people what to do. Rarely does it follow its own advice, though. The city"s parks are drying up, a normal occurence this time of year but BBMP has done little to find a permanent solution. Instead of following its own rules and setting up rainwater harvesting or sewage treatment plants, BBMP buys water from private tankers to water its parks! And it"s a drain on taxpayer money. Has BBMP actually managed to find a solution that is worse than the problem, asks Aknisree Karthik Fortunately for Bengaluru, it has not entirely lost its Garden City reputation thanks to the many parks that still dot it. Besides the famous Cubbon Park and Lalbagh that provide huge lung spaces in a city that is fast turning into a concrete jungle, most localities have their own parks, where people can enjoy their walks and breathe in some fresh air. But on the other hand, while the city is ...
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PHE water plant found poisoned, narrow escape for 3000 villagers in Cachar 24.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
PHE water plant found poisoned, narrow escape for 3000 villagers in Cachar
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BJP transformed northeastern states: Amit Shah 6.4.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
Imphal: BJP president Amit Shah, who is on an election campaign tour of the north east states, on Friday said that his party has transformed the entire northeastern region in the past few years. After visiting Arunachal Pradesh in the day, Shah moved to Manipur where he addressed a gathering in Outer Manipur constituency’s Thoubal ...
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This Visakhapatnam-based doctor is providing free healthcare 3.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Meet Narasinga Rao, a 65-year-old doctor who is running a clinic in Seethammapeta and treating patients free of cost
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Waste treatment 3.4.2019 Hindu: Opinion
I refer to two reports published in the daily — “Only 26% of rural toilets use twin-leach pits, finds survey” (March 18) and “Septic tanks meet norms:
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‘I have focused on water-related issues over the last five years’ 2.4.2019 Hindu: Chennai
AIADMK’s Chennai South candidate claims he helped set up Nemmeli plant
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Won’t be gagged on Kodanad case by government, says Stalin 2.4.2019 Hindu: Chennai
‘Will crack Jaya death case if voted in’
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Kamareddy water problem contained 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
Mission Bhagiratha grid water from Singur reservoir is being supplied on alternate days at 100 LPCD to Tadihipparga village of Madnur mandal. Also, an
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Where finding water is a daily struggle 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
With borewells running dry and tankers in short supply, the crisis is expected to have poll ramifications
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Kallakurichi residents scramble for water as borewells go dry 1.4.2019 Hindu: News
With demand for water soaring, many farmers have turned into water suppliers
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Kadambur hills face acute water shortage 1.4.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Water is supplied once in eight days for less than 30 minutes
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Mozambique confirms first cholera death 1.4.2019 Hindu: News
517 cholera cases reported in Beira; Cyclone Idai kills over 500 people in Mozambique
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Farmers’ prospects dwindle in erstwhile Karimnagar 31.3.2019 Hindu: Home
Crops wither away owing to heat wave conditions and depleting groundwater level
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KWA to pump 5 mld more from today 31.3.2019 Hindu: Home
With demand for water soaring during the summer, the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) will begin pumping an additional five million litres a day (mld) fro
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92% in Asia exposed to harmful air 31.3.2019 Hindu: Internet
Around 92% of the population in the Asia Pacific region are exposed to levels of air pollution that pose a significant risk to their health, according
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Water woes: Why not cloud seeding, asks Madras HC 30.3.2019 PTI: All news
Water woes: Why not cloud seeding, asks Madras HC
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Water testing labs flooded with samples from district 30.3.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Concern over possibility of a rise in waterborne diseases
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Can cloud seeding be tried to bring rain, asks HC 30.3.2019 Hindu: Cities
MaduraiWith rains failing the State and no perennial rivers in Tamil Nadu, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday asked both the Centre
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Assam's groundwater contamination will worsen, experts warn 29.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Assam's groundwater contamination will worsen, experts warn
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Assam’s groundwater contamination will worsen, experts warn 29.3.2019 The Shillong Times
By Azera Parveen Rahman   GUWAHATI: Its the peak election season. But, even as political parties go all out to appease voters, the worsening quality of groundwater hardly finds any mention. In northeast India, Assam is in the middle of a grave groundwater contamination crisis. According to government estimates, fluoride contamination affects 23 districts and arsenic contamination […]
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