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Low water levels in rivers a concern for Sattari farmers 20.5.2019 The Navhind Times
Valpoi: A vast area in Sattari still does not have access to potable water in summer.  Women in some villages have to walk kilometres to bring home a few pots of drinking water. There are areas in Valpoi town where families depend on water supplied by tankers. So, if there is scarcity of drinking water in ...
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Khammam: Tahsildars told to collect info on water bodies 8.5.2019
Khammam: District is located in a semi-arid area and it has predominantly hot and dry climate. The sixth minor irrigation census has stressed that the collecting of information on water bodies should be acute and detailed. The tahsildars were asked to play a key role in collecting the information, which will be very important to Telangana in shaping the state as Bangaru Telangana. All natural or man-made units bound on all sides with some or no masonry work and used for storing water for irrigation or other purposes including  industrial, pisciculture, domestic, drinking, recreation, religious and ground water recharge, would be treated as water bodies in this Census. These are known by different names like tank, reservoirs, ponds and bundhies. Water bodies are areas of water, both salty and fresh, large and small, which are distinct from one another in various ways. Smaller accumulations of water, such as puddles or swimming pools are not usually referred to as water bodies in the geographical ...
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Krishnagiri: Birds flock to alternate site in Hosur 5.5.2019
Krishnagiri: Big lakes around Hosur where the birds commonly camp during its migration have found their new home in TVS motor company as an alternative site after the water bodies here have dried up following monsoon failure for years. Krishnagiri district elevated from 300-metres to 1400-meters above sea level has a geographical extent of 5,14,326 hectares and of which 2,02,409 hectares has been recorded as forest region.The district has rich flora and fauna including good number of elephants, gaur, wild boar, Sambar and spotted deer. Besides, the district lakes receive migratory avian population. During the migration period, painted stork, grey heron, cormorant, pelican, teals and other birds stay in Ramanayakan Lake of Hosur town and other lakes across this taluk. But, they could not be seen this year as the lakes have already dried up at the onset of "Agni Nakshatram" from today. However, as "a blessing in disguise"-the birds have found their new home inside the TVS motor ...
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Rane visits Zarme over reports of ‘scarcity of drinking water’ 4.5.2019 The Navhind Times
Valpoi: Taking cognizance of the media reports on ‘scarcity of drinking water’ in Zarme, Poriem MLA Pratapsing Rane visited the village along with the officials of PWD on Friday. Rane, on Friday morning, along with OSD to PWD Minister and PWD executive engineer Baretto; assistant engineer Subash Gawde and JE Viraj Patil met the villagers ...
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Intense Heat 27.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Madhya Pradesh is reeling under the intense heat conditions crossing 40 degree Celsius in most of the places. The Western district Khargone worst hit temperature soaring upto 45.6 degree. In nearby Dhar district it is at 44.5 degree. The capital Bhopal having 42.2 degree temperature. The heat waves are prevailing all over the State. The […]
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Nature-blessed Neturlim yet to catch up 17.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
SAMIR BHAT | NT Curchorem: Gifted by nature’s bounty, Neturlim village of Sanguem taluka is waiting to see more development from tourism point of view that can elevate it to touristic prominence not only in India but world over. The village has two waterfalls-Mainapi and Savari to boast of, so also a mysterious tank known ...
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NGT seeks report on illegal coal transportation 13.4.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The NGT panel headed by retired Judge BP Katoki has sought a report from the state government on the series of cases of trucks carrying coal in violation to the ban on coal mining. Source said the NGT panel was annoyed over several reported cases of transportation of coal in trucks. Some coal-laden trucks […]
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21-year-old Andhra boy threatens to commit suicide demanding political reforms 8.4.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The man identified as Vijay Raju was later rescued by police and taken into custody.
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Mining stoppage a bane of Sanvordem 8.4.2019 The Navhind Times
Samir Bhat | NT Curchorem: The ban on mining has hampered most businesses in Sanvordem village.  Many villagers who had purchased trucks by availing loans from banks and cooperative credit societies are left in the lurch. Hotels, shops, bars and other establishments are experiencing low business. Demanding start of mining activities at any cost, dependants ...
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Querim is far from being an ideal village 8.4.2019 The Navhind Times
NIRGOSH GAUDE | NT Querim: Querim village in Ponda taluka was adopted under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana by Union minister Shripad Naik in 2017. But the village is yet to see completion of any initiative proposed under the SAGY. The Querim village panchayat has proposed around 514 development works including new roads, footbridges, compound ...
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SC says Bengaluru sewage water to be used for irrigation 6.4.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday lifted a stay it imposed earlier on the Karnataka government’s scheme to pump secondary treated water from sewage plants in Bengaluru to minor irrigation tanks in the water-starved districts of Kolar and Chikkaballapur. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the city agencies, including the Bangalore ...
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No end in sight to miseries of Wanarmare tribe 4.4.2019 The Navhind Times
NIRGOSH GAUDE | NT PONDA: Wanarmare tribals in the Shiroda constituency continue to live in a pathetic condition in the hilly area of Nirankal with no proper shelter, no electricity and no toilets, forcing them to defecate in the open. The only consolation is the ample amount of water and ration facility provided by government ...
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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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‘Use Kaleshwaram water to fill tanks’ 30.3.2019 Hindu: Fitness
Chief Minister reviews progress of work
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Anxious vigil for the magic word 30.3.2019 Hindu: Rx
Every drop counts on island starved for water
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Abandoned pond in Manali springs back to life 29.3.2019 Hindu: Health
Restoration efforts by EFI also involve sensitising residents to the dangers of neglecting a waterbody
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‘Desilt and deepen Perumbakkam Periya Eri’ 29.3.2019 Hindu: Fitness
Residents make a demand for a walkers’ pathway and planting of native trees along the bunds of the lake
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Pulicat lake bar mouth to be dredged 29.3.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Fisheries department calls for tenders for work
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The stakes in water 27.3.2019 Hindu: S & T
Coalition for water security brings together NGOs, scholars, and concerned individuals
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8-year-old saves 7-yr-old from drowning 9.2.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: An 8-year- old boy, Nihi Freddy War, of Latyrke village saved a 7-year-old boy Aminul Muhammad Ali from drowning in the abandoned water reservoir of Water Resource Department at Moopun near River Kwai, Moolamylliang Village, under Sutnga Elaka on Thursday. A statement issued here by Research Officer, Directorate of Social Welfare, IK War, said […]
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