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FKJGP objects to laying water pipelines by Asam PHE on boundary village 24.4.2019 The Shillong Times
NONGPOH: The traditional head of Raid Marwet, Ken Syiem along with leaders of the FKJGP, North Khasi Hills (NKH) have expressed concern over the move of the PHE Department of  Assam Government in laying of water pipe lines on a MGNREGS road at Barapathar, a border village near Umytyrnga falling under the jurisdiction of Raid […]
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Human influence responsible for the extinction of one million species 24.4.2019
Washington: Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP that painstakingly catalogues how humanity has undermined the natural resources upon which its very survival depends. The accelerating loss of clean air, drinkable water, CO2-absorbing forests, pollinating insects, protein-rich fish and storm-blocking mangroves – to name but a few of the dwindling services rendered by Nature, poses no less of a threat than climate change, says the report, set to be unveiled May 6. Indeed, biodiversity loss and global warming are closely linked, according to the 44-page Summary for Policy Makers, which distills a 1,800-page UN assessment of scientific literature on the state of Nature. Delegates from 130 nations meeting in Paris from April 29 will vet the executive summary line-by-line. Wording may change, but figures lifted from the underlying report cannot be altered. "We need to recognise that climate change and loss of Nature are ...
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Drinking water, infra issues in North Chennai: Ex-IPS officer 17.4.2019 PTI: All news
Drinking water, infra issues in North Chennai: Ex-IPS officer
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River nationalisation a lingering fear in Assolna 17.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Assolna: While the Lok Sabha elections are inching closer, traditional fishermen of Assolna are in fear of losing their livelihood if river nationalisation project becomes a reality. The village is situated on the banks of river Sal with hundreds of villagers directly connected with fishing or allied activities. However, the government’s move of signing an ...
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Nachinola locals demand ‘regularisation’ of houses 17.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Arpita Srivastava | NT Mapusa: The villagers of Nachinola for a long are  demanding  regularisation of houses, which are built on a communidade land. The village has got around 400 such houses. And, the occupants are counting on the government for the much needed relief. A villager Vaman Naik said, “State government had assured us ...
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Penha de Franca crying for full-fledged market 16.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Shaikh Jamaluddin | NT Penha de Franca Although the Penha de Franca village panchayat is trying to meet the challenges arising out of growing demands from the villagers, the ‘shortcomings remain’ with lots of problems yet to be resolved. There is no proper market for the villagers; the existing market place is in a pathetic ...
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'Getting water according to vote pc': Gujarat minister to women protesters 15.4.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Bavaliya, who quit Congress last year to join BJP and was made a cabinet minister, faced protests by women while campaigning for party.
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Scenic Gaondongrem village lagging in development  15.4.2019 The Navhind Times
B D’COSTA | NT Canacona: Gaondongrem, a village about 20 kms from the commercial town of Canacona is famous all over Goa for the chillies grown. However, the village is equally well-known for the hardships the villagers face even though the residents are amongst the first inhabitants of Goa.  This undeveloped village with a population ...
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BJP manifesto promises, new bus stand, multi-level parking for Mapusa 15.4.2019 The Navhind Times
Mapusa: The BJP released its manifesto for the Mapusa by-poll on Sunday. The manifesto was released at the hands of former chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar in the presence of former Tivim MLA Kiran Kandolkar, chairperson Ryan Braganza, Mapusa mandal president Damodar Lanjekar and councillors. The manifesto lists a number of works which have been completed ...
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Modi promises separate Ministry for “Jal Shakti” 13.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Ramanathapuram/Theni Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said there will be a separate ministry for “Jal Shakthi” after his government once again assumes office after this Lok Sabha polls. Addressing a public meeting here, he said after May 23, when the Modi government will once again assume office, there will be a separate Ministry […]
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Traffic congestion a bane in Siolim 13.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
ARPITA SRIVASTAVA | NT Mapusa Basic issues like water, roads, garbage are what the villagers of Siolim-Marna panchayat are expecting to be addressed by politicians. However, traffic congestion is also a problem that has become a bane for the villagers. The village faces problem of traffic congestion mainly due to narrow roads and heavy flow of ...
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Solve basic needs first: voters tell candidates 11.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Solve basic needs first: voters tell candidates
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Vikramaditya college students distributed pots for birds 9.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, National Service Scheme students of Vikramaditya College have kept Sakore (clay vessels) on trees and distributed them to the passers-by in MP Nagar and surroundings to conserve birds by processing awareness rally. Actually, many birds die due to scarcity of food and potable water during summer. Birds have to wander for water till […]
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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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Carmona villagers say no to eco-tourism project 8.4.2019 The Navhind Times
Carmona: Saying  a ‘loud no’ to an agro-based eco-tourism project, villagers of Carmona on Sunday unanimously opposed the change in zone in their village from mangroves, water bodies and low-lying paddy fields to settlement fearing severe impact on the ecology of the area. At the gram sabha held on Sunday, a large number of villagers ...
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Rapid urbanisation take a toll on Taleigao fields 6.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Shaikh Jamaluddin | NT Taleigao: Taleigao village is just three kilometres from the capital city of Panaji and has witnessed rapid urbanisation along with conversion of huge tracts of fertile lands for development of colonies. However, the village is reeling under water problem and a local said that they cannot entirely depend on government water ...
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Traditional fishermen want their interests protected 6.4.2019 The Navhind Times
JOAO SOUSA M | NT Margao: The ensuing parliamentary election revives the hopes of hundreds of traditional fishermen from the coastal village of Velim who want the ghost of the proposed satellite port put to rest once and for all. The villagers also demand revocation of the Coastal Regulatory Zone (CRZ) notification 2018 and the village be ...
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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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Colva locals demand basic infrastructure in village 5.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
DIANA FERNANDES | NT COLVA: Colva beach may be the preferred place for tourists visiting South Goa but in addition to the lack of basic beach infrastructure, the locals have a host of other issues, which they say are not being resolved by the representatives. The beach may be buzzing with tourists both, local and ...
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