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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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Helicopter carrying flood-relief material makes emergency landing in Uttarkashi 23.8.2019

Dehradun: A helicopter involved in relief operation in the rain-hit Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand made an emergency landing at Lagwada on Friday, officials said.

However, both pilot and co-pilot of the helicopter were safe and escaped with minor injuries, Director General law and order Ashok Kumar said.

The private helicopter made the landing on the banks of a river when it was on way to Chiwa to distribute relief material among affected people, Uttarkashi District Magistrate Ashish Chauhan said.

The incident comes just two days after a helicopter involved in relief efforts in flood-hit Uttarkashi district crashed and erupted in flames after it got entangled in the overhead electricity wires, killing three people on board.

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Rahul Gandhi to go on three-day visit to Wayanad on August 26 23.8.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Earlier this month, Rahul went on a two-day visit to Kerala which was affected by torrential rains, floods, and landslides.
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Rahul Gandhi to pay three-day visit to Wayanad on August 26 23.8.2019

New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will pay a three-day visit to his Lok Sabha constituency, Wayanad from August 26, to meet the locals and leaders of the party.

Earlier this month, Rahul went on a two-day visit to Kerala which was affected by torrential rains, floods, and landslides.

He took stock of the flood-affected areas across his parliamentary constituency and interacted with the local authorities as well.

He visited Mepaddi and Puthumala and met the respective authorities to discuss the situations arising out of floods and landslides, which had adversely affected the normal life over there.

He addressed the residents over there and assured the affected people that the government will provide all the possible aid during their bad time.

After leaving from Wayanad, Rahul expressed his pleasure and honor to the people of Wayanad for displaying "bravery and dignity" when Kerala was facing the wrath of nature.

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Indo-Bangla border meet held at Aizawl 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Indo-Bangla border meet held at Aizawl
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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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Erosion takes serious turn in Dhemaji 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Erosion takes serious turn in Dhemaji
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Yamuna below danger mark as water level recedes 23.8.2019 PTI: All news
Yamuna below danger mark as water level recedes
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Srinivasa Rao says, '10 TDP MLAs ready to join YSRCP, if Jagan Reddy accepts' 23.8.2019 The Asian Age | Home
BJP Rajya Sabha MP Srujuna Chaudhary had earlier alleged that Jagan Mohan Reddy was taking revenge from his predecessor Chandrababu Naidu.
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Bengaluru: Flood-hit PU students to get duplicate marks cards 23.8.2019
Bengaluru: The Department of Pre University Education (DPU) has directed the officials of all 34 educational districts to take all possible measures to issue duplicate marks cards and other supporting documents to help students who have lost them in the recent floods. The department has taken this decision following complaints from students about losing their SSLC and PUC marks cards besides other relevant documents to facilitate their education. In a circular, the Department has directed all district Deputy Directors of DPU to take steps to distribute documents without charging any fee to students. "There is no need for students and parents to approach the head office to collect these documents. Students can directly contact the Deputy Directors of DPU and heads of Department of Public Instruction in their respective districts and submit their applications. The district officers will help students and parents to collect these documents," said Director of Public Instruction M.P. ...
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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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Rs 20 crore for Mysuru Dasara 23.8.2019
Mysuru: The first batch of Dasara elephants received a traditional send-off  to Mysuru on Thursday with minister R Ashok doing a pooja and feeding them jaggery, sugarcane and fruits, among other treats at the entrance of the Nagarahole Tiger Reserve in Veeranahosalli, Hunsur taluk, Mysuru. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said Rs 20 crore had been released for the Mysuru Dasara celebrations this year by the government. He explained that Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa did not think the heavy rain and floods in some parts of the state should come in the way of the Dasara tradition as it was an occasion to offer poojas for the well- being of Karnataka. Assuring flood victims that the government would do everything possible to come to their aid, he warned that officers would not be spared if they were found demanding commissions while handing over their relief funds to them. Interestingly, to the embarrassment of the minister,  MLA, S A Ramdas upstaged him by offering pooja in his absence to ...
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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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Rs 42.37-crore action plan to rejuvenate Sal 23.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
ROQUE DIAS | NT Margao The action plan report prepared by the River Rejuvenation Committee (RCC), which was constituted by the state government as per the September 20, 2018, order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), has suggested various strategies roughly proposing to spend Rs 42.37 crore on how to clean up the highly polluted River …
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Speed up probe, trial in sexual offences against minors: Shah 23.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday asked state chief secretaries to devise a mechanism to ensure that investigation and trial in sexual offences like rape against girls under the age of 12 are completed within two months of the crime. Speaking at the 24th meeting of the Western Zonal Council comprising Goa, …
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