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Agatha highlights need for rain water harvesting in EGH 23.8.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: Tura MP Agatha K Sangma on Friday highlighted the need to initiate steps for rain water harvesting in East Garo Hills District. The Tura MP was speaking during the one-day Kisan Mela under Jal Shakti Abhiyan organized by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, East Garo Hills, in collaboration with the Agriculture and other line departments […]
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New water supply schemes in Hailakandi 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
New water supply schemes in Hailakandi
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Central team attends meet on Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Dima Hasao 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Central team attends meet on Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Dima Hasao
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Northeast Briefcase 23.8.2019 The Shillong Times
Officials talk border security, trade at Indo-Bangla meet Aizawl: Border security and illegal migration were among the major issues discussed by the officials of India and Bangladesh at a conference here on Thursday, a statement said. The bilateral meeting, presided over by state Home Secretary Lalbiakzama, was attended by 15 delegates from Bangladesh, deputy commissioners […]
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Ferocious floods 23.8.2019 Kurio City – The Navhind Times
Kedar Kulkarni The teacher began, “We studied the havoc caused by the floods in our last class. All of us have seen the news of how people suffered. You will wonder how the water level reached so high. The NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) or the local rescue teams made use of boats to move …
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Hyderabad: 1 faces axe for not closing manhole 23.8.2019
Hyderabad: Taking swift action, Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board managing director M. Dana Kishore  on Thursday suspended section incharge D. Chandru for negligence in ensuring that safety measures were in place at a manhole, after a child fell in it and was grievously injured. Mr Kishore ordered compensation of Rs 25,000 to be paid to the family of a one-and-a-half year old who fell in the manhole and was undergoing treatment. The board also ordered blacklisting the contractor. The manhole is located near GBS Function Hall in Mahaviry-adavnagar in Tappacha-butra. The child, Dikshat, fell into the unguarded manhole on Wednesday and sustained severe injuries. He was rushed by a passerby to the Niloufer hospital where he is undergoing treatment. Doctors said his condition was serious. The board conducted an inquiry and found that the contractor, Karthi Enterprises, had not put erected barricades at the site. Kirthi Enterprises was blacklisted after the ...
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Cavelossim to draft its own CZMP 23.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Cavelossim The village panchayat of Cavelossim during its special meeting held recently has decided to draft its own Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) with the help of scientists and a surveyor. The panchayat stated that the plan would be completed, and submit to the government by August 30. The villagers and panchayat body, …
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Work on 750-mm pipeline at Curti-Khandepar completed 23.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Ponda Though water supply to parts of Tiswadi taluka including Panaji was restored on Thursday after the repair of the 900-mm diameter pipeline, which was damaged following the collapse of retaining wall at Curti Khandepar, residents of Bhoma-Adcolna, Banastari, Tivre-Orgao and Marcel in Ponda and Kumbharjua and St Estevam in Tiswadi had to …
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Water woes of St Cruz, Bambolim residents far from over 23.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji Hours after water supply was restored to Tiswadi late Wednesday evening after continuous repair work for seven days at Curti Khandepar, now a pipeline located right below the National Highway-17 road near Calapur junction has developed a crack thereby bringing the water supply to areas like Alto St Cruz, Bambolim, Goa Medical …
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Tiswadi get water early Thursday, 2nd pipeline at Curti joined, water for rest by evening 22.8.2019 The Navhind Times
The second pipeline from Curti supplying water to parts of Ponda-Tiswadi has been connected on Thursday morning and water is supposed to be released by Thursday evening itself. Panaji and surrounding areas got water early on Thusday morning after the tanksat Altinho began filling by 9 on Wednesday. The Engineers says that the water supply …
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Asst. Gen. Brother of St. Gabriel visits St. Montfort School 22.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The premises of St. Montfort School, Bhopal was blessed by the presence of Rev. Brother Pratap Reddy, Assistant General, Brother of St. Gabriel who was on his official visit to India from Rome, Italy on 13th August 2019. Rev Bro. James Ekka, Provincial Superior, Delhi Province also graced the occasion. A man of immense […]
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Threat works, 50% of VIP squatters quit bungalows 22.8.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Sources said the number of overstaying ex-MPs has now reduced to only 109. Officials said most of the former law makers have vacated their accommodations on their own. “But the one week ultimatum from the House Committee and PM’s mention of system being put in place for expeditious hand over of these accommodations to new MPs had the maximum impact. We are hopeful of more than 90% compliance in the next few days,” an official said.
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Parts of Ponda, Tiswadi thirst for water on day 7 22.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Ponda: Many residents of Bhoma-Adcolna, Banastari, Tivre-Orgao and Marcel in Ponda taluka, and Cumbharjua and St Estevam in Tiswadi were left thirsting for water for seventh day on Wednesday. As per information obtained from PWD’s Marcel office, it supplied around 80 water tankers against the demand of over 180 tanker trips. After the breakdown of …
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Water reaches Altinho tank 22.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Panaji: After restoration of the 900-mm diameter pipeline at Curti-Khandepar, the water released from the Opa plant reached Tiswadi taluka on Wednesday evening and people will get water supplied to their taps from Thursday morning. Speaking to ‘The Navhind Times,’ assistant engineer of the public works department Nivrutti Parsekar said that the water reached Bambolim, …
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300 Punjab villages badly affected by floods 22.8.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
Chandigarh: More than 300 villages, mainly in Punjab’s Ropar, Jalandhar and Ferozepur districts, were badly affected in floods by the Satluj river, damaging crops in thousands of acres and forcing thousands of villagers to spend nights on rooftops. Authorities on Wednesday deployed helicopters to airdrop food and water supplies to the villagers. In Ropar, the …
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Manipur Govt to take steps for conservation of wetlands 21.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Manipur Govt to take steps for conservation of wetlands
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Treat all citizens, whether rich or poor, with dignity: HC 21.8.2019 PTI: All news
Treat all citizens, whether rich or poor, with dignity: HC
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Bengaluru: After spending Rs 5 crore, lake gets overrun by plastic 21.8.2019
Bengaluru: After spending more than Rs 5 cr on rejuvenating the nine-acre Halagevaderahalli lake in Rajarajeshwarinagar three years ago, the water body is now contaminated with plastic and release of sewage from the nearby apartments. The lake was in good condition until last year. United Conservation Movement has lambasted the authorities for neglecting the lake and demanded that the Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka should take the issue as a sou moto case. "The authorities have failed to protect the lake. Either, they should have put up a Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) or have diverted the sewage. After spending so much they could not maintain the lakes," said Joseph Hoover, a member of United Conservation Movement. On August 14, the High Court of Karnataka had directed the state government and the BBMP to bring out a scheme to either restore the 19 disappeared lakes, including the ones used for forming layouts by the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA), or create artificial lakes. Hoover ...
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NGO, Jeddah Tamil Sangam team up to restore water-body 21.8.2019
NEEDAMANGALAM: The Needamangalam-based "Green Needa", which is fighting for groundwater protection and tree plantation and 'Jeddah Tamil Sangam' in Saudi Arabia jointly restored a water tank for public use. The tank had been abandoned without any public care at Karanur village near Needamangalam in Tiruvarur district, and its restoration now by the NGO received overall appreciation from the people of the village. In a release at Needamangalam on Tuesday, 'Green Needa' founder M. Rajavelu said with the help of an earthmover, "we strengthened all the four side bunds, besides de-silting the tank that is seven-ft high. The water tank located on a one acre site, if filled with rainwater, will help to increase the groundwater potential, supplying water to five overhead tanks, agricultural pump-sets, besides to the local population for day-to-day use. Among others, Green Needfa's K R K Janaki Raman, office-bearers of the Jeddah Tamil Sangam, Messrs Sirajdeen, Abdul Ajiz, ...
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PWD to put in place ‘alternative water supply arrangement’ in all talukas 21.8.2019 The Navhind Times
Ponda: In the backdrop of Curti-Khandepar incident, which has left the entire Tiswadi and parts of Ponda taluka dry for the last five days, PWD has decided to make alternative arrangement of water supply in all the talukas of Goa. This was informed by PWD Minister Deepak Pauskar, on Tuesday, following the inspection of ongoing …
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