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To fix India's burning issue: Turn unwanted straw into bio-energy pellets 30.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Burning is doubly wasteful as the straw is lost to the flames
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These women helped a Bundelkhand dist beat drought 30.4.2017 TOI: Sunday
In the last six years, NGO Parmarth Samaj Seva Sansthan has brought together a band of sisters called Jal Sahelis who are actively working in creating and conserving sources of water in the region’s drought-prone villages.
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HP chief secretary orders cleaning of water sources 30.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Chief secretary V C Pharka has directed the irrigation and public health department to clean all water sources of water supply schemes, including catchment areas of streams and nullahs during the ‘swachhta abhiyaan’ (cleanliness drive) being launched from May 2 to 5 in the state in coordination with the district administration, panchayati raj institutions (PRIs), departmental staff and general public.
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Villagers pour out their water woes 30.4.2017 Hindu: News
People in Musi riverbed areas look to government for help
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No statistics, only sticking plaster solutions 30.4.2017 Hindu: News
The lack of data, compounded by a dearth of political and bureaucratic will to invest in data collection, has resulted in the government resorting to knee-jerk measures to tackle drought, rather than devising a long-term strategy.
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Tankers exit Marathwada as conservation project delivers 30.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
A few months after he took over the reins of the state in October 2014, Fadnavis launched the Jalyukta Shivar scheme to make the state drought-free by 2019.
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Telangana lost a great intellectual: KTR 30.4.2017 thehansindia3900
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His works are highly laudable: Dattatreya 30.4.2017 thehansindia3900
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Drip irrigation 30.4.2017 thehansindia3918
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Irrigation expert Vidyasagar Rao no more 30.4.2017 thehansindia3900
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Telangana: Former CWC chief engineer Vidyasagar Rao passes away 30.4.2017
Hyderabad: Former chief engineer, Central Water Commission, and TS government adviser on irrigation matters R. Vidyasagar Rao passed away at a corporate hospital on Saturday due to multiple organ failure. An expert with immense knowledge of irrigation affairs, Vidyasagar Rao served the Central government in various capacities for 37 years and later worked with the United Nations as a consultant. He was appointed adviser to the TS government by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao in 2014. He had been actively assisting the TS irrigation department and the engineering wing in dealing with the issues concerning inter-state disputes on sharing of Krishna waters before the Supreme Court, the Justice Brijesh Kumar Tribunal and the Krishna River Management Board. He was diagnosed with cancer and was admitted in a corporate hospital 10 days ago where he breathed his last. Vidyasagar Rao had written several articles and a book Neellu Nijalu, on irrigation, especially injustices done to TS. He had actively ...
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Maharashtra: Drought-hit belts take lead in fish farming 30.4.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Water to the power of four 29.4.2017 Hindu: News
By innovating in integrated water conservation methods, Telangana has developed a replicable model of groundwater recharge, which has improved its water table significantly
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Want good market price, not loan waiver, say Maharashtra farmers 29.4.2017 India Today| Must Read
Low price leave them with empty pockets in spite of bumper crop, yet they say loan waiver is a temporary relief not permanent solution.
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AP wants Kaleswaram stalled 29.4.2017 thehansindia3900
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Homestead farming scales new heights, literally 29.4.2017 Hindu: National
Kerala Agricultural University develops several scalable models
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The thirsty river 29.4.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Because the Narmada has been blocked by so many dams and its waters no longer reach the sea, the sea has started a march inwards
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Telangana irrigation expert R. Vidyasagar Rao dies aged 77 29.4.2017 Hindu: Home
He was appointed Advisor to the Telangana Government after its formation in June 2014
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Farmers want renovation of water courses 29.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
No restriction on depth of borewells: Collector
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Opposition piqued by huge public response to TRS meet: Eatala 29.4.2017 thehansindia3900
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