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Niti Aayog to discuss development schemes with Uttar Pradesh government on May 10 6.5.2017 India – The Indian Express
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BWSSB’s ambitious zero sewage discharge plan is a non-starter 6.5.2017 Hindu: News
‘Action plan’ was drawn up in 2009, but not much has happened on the ground
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'Sewage problem can't be fixed within NGT deadline' 6.5.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Officials said on Friday they wouldn’t be able to divert the flow of untreated water into Bellandur lake within the one-month deadline set by the National Green Tribunal.Chief Secretary Subhash Chandra Khuntia visited the lake and took stock, directing all stakeholders to speed up their work. ‘Can’t divert water’“We received the tribunal order earlier this week and read it in detail. We told the chief secretary we can’t divert the water so quickly,” a senior official told DH.The tribunal’s deadline to clean up the lake ends on May 18. The chief secretary said he would present t
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To compost weeds, Palike, BDA to tie up with Horticulture dept 5.5.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike and the Bangalore Development Authority have decided to tie up with the Horticulture department to dispose of the weeds extracted from Bellandur lake. The huge quantity of weeds can be converted into manure and supplied to farms around Bengaluru. Some farms have already agreed to use it. A farm in Hoskote has reportedly agreed to use its facility to convert water hyacinth into manure. The BBMP estimates that every day at least 100 tonnes of water hyacinth can be cleared from the lake and after storing it for a day, it will be sent to Hoskote. "Once the water hyacinth is removed from the water, its weight starts reducing drastically. Within a few days, its weight will reduce by at least 70% to 80%, making it easy disposing," said Sarfaraz Khan, BBMP's joint commissioner (solid waste management). According to sources in BDA, the agency has provided two places near Sun City, off Sarjapur Road, to dump weeds there, till it dries up and the weight is reduced. There are ...
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Karnataka to seek more time to clean up highly polluted Bellandur Lake 5.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Fish Seed Rearing: An alternative source of livelihood 5.5.2017 rssa.at
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As reservoirs go dry, supply may dip 5.5.2017 Hindu: News
Four waterbodies have only 6% of their total capacity; groundwater levels also affected
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Renovation of water bodies progressing fast in Salem dt. 5.5.2017 Hindu: News
The ‘kudi maramathu project’ of renovating the water bodies with the active participation of the farmers is progressing at a fast pace in Salem district. A total of 48 works of rehabilitating the tank...
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Teachers await salaries for 7 months 5.5.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Youths climb water tank, get power restored 5.5.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Faridkot, May 4 To force the authorities to restore the power supply to waterworks in their village, some youths of Arianwala Kalan village of Faridkot today climbed the water tank and threatened to end their lives if the power supply was not restored. Like many other villages of the area, the power supply to the waterworks in Arianwala village was also snapped about two month back for non-payment of about Rs 28 lakh electricity bill. Since that time there was no supply of water from waterworks in the village and residents were relying on groundwater which contain high fluoride contents, said Manpreet Singh Arianwala , a village youth. “We made several visits to the offices of the water supply and sanitation and electricity departments, but they were adamant on the payment of Rs 28 lakh. As collecting this huge amount was no possible in one go, some youths of the village climbed the water tank today, said Manpreet. This threat worked as many senior officials rushed to the village and ...
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A heritage tank turns a dumping yard 5.5.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
The sprawling 133-acre tank in Valaympattu village was built before 12th century
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Two minor girls drown in tank in Bikaner dist 4.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Citizens allowed to remove silt from lakes 4.5.2017 Hindu: News
The district administration has allowed farmers, pottery makers, and brick kiln units to remove silt from the water bodies under the control of the Public Works Department and the Rural Development De...
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Restoration of tanks helped farmers: Khammam MLA Puvvada 4.5.2017 thehansindia3900
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3 children drown in water tank while taking bath 4.5.2017 PTI: All news
3 children drown in water tank while taking bath
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NITI Aayog vision for higher Indian economic growth - Part-I 4.5.2017 thehansindia3918
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KSPCB to shut all 488 industries around Bellandur lake 3.5.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) has decided to close down all 488 industries around Bellandur lake. Speaking to DH, KSPCB secretary Shantappa said the decision had been taken based on the directions by the National Green Tribunal (NGT). "We have received the orders and have to close down all industries around the lake and its catchment area. Issuing individual orders to all industries will take time, so we have decided to do so through a newspaper notification. The industries have to implement the order with immediate effect," he said. After a thorough inspection and based on their compliance with standards and prescribed norms, the order for individual industries could be revoked, as per the NGT order, he said. The industries will be checked for water quality, presence of sewage treatment plants, disposal mechanism, treatment of waste, its disposal and compliance with Air Act and Water Act. The industries around Bellandur lake and its catchment area include small, medium and large ...
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Weeding machines from Mumbai begin cleaning Bellandur lake 3.5.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Work on cleaning up Bellandur lake gained momentum on Wednesday as two harvesters began clearing weeds from the 910-acre water body.According to Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) officials, the machines arrived on Tuesday and entered the lake from the direction of Sun City on Wednesday morning.“The machines were to arrive last week from Mumbai, but were delayed because they needed road transport clearance,” said a BDA official.The BDA expects the machines to complete the work within three months. Harvins Engineering, which has bagged the BDA contract to weed Bellandur lake, has tied up
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Complete Mission Bhagiratha works by December: Karimnagar Collector 3.5.2017 thehansindia3900
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Dyeing units near Shantinagar close; workers left in lurch 3.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
nxiety is palpable at Vinayaka Nagar, off Shantinagar, central Bengaluru.
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