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Govt plans to make 23 lakh rain water harvesting structures 30.3.2017 The Tribune
NEW DELHI: The government is working on a master plan envisaging construction of about 23 lakh artificial recharge and rainwater harvesting structures in rural areas and 88 lakh in urban areas, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.
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Government plans to make 23 lakh rain water harvesting structure 30.3.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
Narendra Singh Tomar said the Central Ground Water Board has prepared a conceptual document entitled 'Master Plan for Artificial Recharge to Ground Water in India'.
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NREGA allowance paid from panchayat sewak's salary in Basia 30.3.2017 Ranchi - City - The Times of India
The block development officer of Basia, Bijay Nath Mishra, paid the unemployment allowance of labourers from the salary of a government functionary on Tuesday after they failed to get a job under the MGNREGA.
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Is anyone using your KYC document to procure bank loan or other services? 29.3.2017 India Today| Must Read
Your KYC documents can be used by someone to get a passport, or to open a bank account, or to even procure a loan.
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Government's focus on agriculture to give farm & firm a boost 29.3.2017 Latest News
Research shows that the year agriculture does well, the economy does well too, says Rajesh Aggarwal
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Collector alerts officials on summer 29.3.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Holds video conference with tehsildars, MPDOs on precautionary measures to be taken
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Telangana star performer in digital transactions post demonetisation 29.3.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Telangana star performer in digital transactions post demonetisation
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Kalpakkam residents plan marathon to get check dam 28.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Structure to benefit at least 50 villages
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Kerala seeks Rs 1,000 crore from Centre to face worst drought in 115 years 26.3.2017 News
With the State facing the worst drought it has seen in the past 115 years, the Government of Kerala is seeking the central government to release a drought relief assistance of close to Rs 1000 crore. Ministers from the State are expected to meet the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Radha Mohan Singh and others on March 28."Apart from a huge loss in agriculture, there were costs in terms of water supply and others. We have estimated the loss to the tune of close to Rs 1,000 crore and we are asking assistance from the centre," E Chandrasekharan, Minister for Revenue and Housing told Business Standard.While the government has announced all the districts as drought hit in the end of October, 2016 and has been taking steps to overcome the tough situation, almost 30,000 hectres of crops has already been affected and more losses are expected in the coming months if the rainfall continues to be lower.V S Sunil Kumar, Minister for Agriculture, Kerala said, "Around 30,000 ...
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The greening of Hiware Bazaar in Maharashtra 25.3.2017 Hindu: News
The story of a Maharashtra village that transformed itself and the lives of its people
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The Hindu property fair begins 25.3.2017 Hindu: Home
The Hindu Property Plus Living Spaces 2017, a three-day property fair, took off in the city on Friday with 15 participants, including a bank. The event also saw launch of new residential projects by a...
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Karnataka wants to drill more borewells, but where’s the water? 23.3.2017 Downtoearth
Despite groundwater depletion and huge expenditure incurred, the state government seeks answer to water scarcity in borewells 
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Massive anti-sea erosion work by govt for Killiyur 23.3.2017
Chennai: The state government has planned to take up massive anti sea erosion works in Killiyur Assembly constituency in the coastal Kanyakumari district in TN, as part of an effort to prevent the corrosion of shores and intrusion of saline water as well. Responding to a request by the Congress MLA S. Rajesh Kumar, representing Killiyur constituency, in the Assembly on Wednesday, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palanisamy informed that the construction of breakwater structures or Groyne is being considered. The structures are planned at Killiyur-Vilavancode-Thuthur areas for Rs 166 lakh cost, Vilavancode-Chinnathurai for Rs 198 lakh, Vilavancode-Eraimanthurai for Rs 309 lakh, Vilavancode-Vallavilaithurai for Rs 456 lakh, Agastheeswaram-Melmanakudy at a cost of Rs 154 lakh, Vilavancode-Mullurthurai for Rs 136.50 lakh, Vilavancode-Karaiyanthoppu-Thengapattinam for Rs 129 lakhs and Agastheeswaram-Vallamthurai for Rs 159 lakhs. In addition, a project to build a check dam at Mangadu at an outlay of Rs 18 crore is ...
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College students construct check dam, soak pits to end water woes in Jawhar village 23.3.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
With an aim to provide water facilities to Jawhar village in Palghar district, the students from the NSS unit of KPB Hinduja College constructed a check dam and soak pit for the villagers. The college students adopted the village few years back to provide basic facilities to the tribals residing in the village. In their last visit, the students constructed one check dam and five soak pits to save water so that the villagers can use it in their routine and agricultural activities. Speaking about the project, Saira Banoo Shaikh, Coordinator, NSS, Hinduja college said, "Thirty seven student volunteers from the NSS unit set up a week-long resident camp at the village to construct the check dam and soak pits. Since it is a hilly area, storage of water for later usage is problematic. The check dam, which is three feet in height and 20 feet in length, has been constructed to help over 25 families residing in the village." Three years back, the village was adopted with an aim to develop it and provide basic ...
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Cauvery water dispute: SC fixes July 11 for final hearing 22.3.2017 dailypioneer3971
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Checkmating summer with dam 22.3.2017 bangaloremirror
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Cauvery water dispute: Kerala denies allegations in Supreme Court 22.3.2017
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will commence on July 11 the final hearing of the appeals filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala against the 2007 award of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal (CWDT) on sharing of water for 15 consecutive workings days. A bench headed by Justices Dipak Misra said that all interim orders of releasing 2,000 cusecs of water by Karnataka will continue to be in force till further orders. Appearing for Tamil Nadu, senior advocate Shekhar Naphade alleged that Kerala is drawing water in excess of what has been allocated to it by the tribunal to build check dams across inter-state Bhavani river, which is a tributary of Cauvery, for its irrigation project. The allegations were denied by counsel for Kerala who said the state is not using the Cauvery water to build the dam or the irrigation project. The counsel said that the height of dam will be at the optimum level and would not hinder the flow of water from the river. Responding to the contention, the bench said ...
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Thirukandalam check dam likely to be restored soon 22.3.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Structure across Kosasthalaiyar was damaged in 2015
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Cauvery water dispute: SC fixes July 11 for final hearing 21.3.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
A bench headed by Justices Dipak Misra said that all interim orders of releasing 2000 cusecs of water by Karnataka will continue to be in force till further orders.
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Cauvery water dispute: SC fixes July 11 for final hearing 21.3.2017 deccanherald.com
The Supreme Court today said it will commence on July 11 the final hearing of the appeals filed by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala against the 2007 award of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal (CWDT) on sharing of water for 15 consecutive workings days. A bench headed by Justices Dipak Misra said that all interim orders of releasing 2000 cusecs of water by Karnataka will continue to be in force till further orders. Appearing for Tamil Nadu, senior advocate Shekhar Naphade alleged that Kerala is drawing water in excess of what has been allocated to it by the tribunal to build check dams across inter-state Bhavani river, which is a tributary of Cauvery, for its irrigation project. He said if the check dams were built by Kerala across the Bhavani river, it will affect the flow of water to Tamil Nadu with its western part facing shortages for irrigation and meeting drinking water requirements. The allegations were denied by counsel for Kerala who said the state is not using the Cauvery water to build the dam ...
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