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Wake up! Kerala CM has less water 25.8.2019
Thiruvananthapuram: The water-starved Cliff House, the official residence of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, can look forward to days of plenty as far as piped water is concerned. The Cliff House and the residences of six of his cabinet colleague nearby had not been receiving KWA water for over a year and were relying on tanker lorries for drinking water. But for the last three days, the situation has changed due to the steps taken by KWA engineers. They raised five valve chambers enabling uninterrupted water supply to Raj Bhavan, Cliff House and its compound where six ministers stay. They are Law Minister A. K. Balan (Pampa), Water Resources Minister K. Krishnankutty (Prasanth), Local Self-Government Minister A. C. Moideen (Periyar), General Education Minister C. Raveendranath (Pournami), PWD Minister G. Sudhakaran (Nest) and Food and Civil Supplies Minister P. Thilothaman (Asoka). A KWA pump house works exclusively for the seven houses. A KWA employee said that Cliff House compound was experiencing ...
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Hyderabad: Congress steps up stir against irrigation graft 25.8.2019
Hyderabad: The Congress has decided to highlight the alleged failure of the TRS government with regard to irrigation pr-ojects. As a first step, TPCC president N. Uttam Kumar Reddy along with party MPs, legislators and senior leaders will visit the river Pranahita at Tummidi Hatti in Komaram Bheem district on Monday. Late Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy led Congress government had taken up the Pranahita-Chevella project with an outlay of Rs 38,000 crore to provide water to 16.5 lakh acres. After the TRS came to power in 2014, the Tummidi Hatti project was set aside in the name of redesign and the barrage was built at Medigadda for the Kaleswaram project. From August 27, former MP Konda Vishwe-shwar Reddy, former ministers Prasad Kum-ar, A. Chandrasekhar, and others will go on a four-day 88-km padayatra from Shan-karpally to Shadnagar to protest the cancellation of the Pranahita-Chevella project Mr Rammohan Reddy said the Congress government had sanctioned Rs 11 crore for the survey of the Palamu-ru–Ranga ...
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Understanding the causes of diseases in India 25.8.2019 Panorama – The Navhind Times
Sanchita Sharma Infections are common in a country where 1.3 billion people live in close proximity and safe water and sanitation challenges persist, with outbreaks of food borne illnesses and diarrhoea peaking during the monsoons, when flood waters bring faecal contaminants and infecting agents such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa and parasitic worms (helminths) into homes …
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St Cruz, Bambolim residents undergo yet another day of ordeal 25.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK  Panaji Even though the damaged water pipeline located at St Cruz junction was repaired on Friday night, the affected residents of Alto St Cruz, St Andre, Bambolim, Curca and nearby areas did not receive water on Saturday as assured by the public works department (PWD). A leak was traced at a joint on …
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Every drop is pure in Zurich 25.8.2019 The Shillong Times
By Sujoy Dhar Safe, pleasant-tasting drinking water flows from the city’s water taps and some 1,200 public fountains, boasts Zurich Tourism. Once you are in Zurich and start exploring the city and its old town with cobblestone streets, you know what they mean. So as you explore this gateway to the Swiss Alps and once […]
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Assam nod to NHPC on Subansiri project work draws flak 24.8.2019 The Shillong Times
KMSS terms move “breach of trust”; calls for tripartite talks GUWAHATI:  Pressure groups and students organisations in Assam have warned of an intense agitation along with legal recourse against the state government’s go-ahead to NHPC Limited in regard to implementation of the 2000 MW Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric Project. The state government had in a “closed-door” […]
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62% rural, 20% urban habitations in State covered by drinking water schemes: Niti Aayog 24.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
62% rural, 20% urban habitations in State covered by drinking water schemes: Niti Aayog
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State govt signs pact with NHPC for Subansiri dam 24.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
State govt signs pact with NHPC for Subansiri dam
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Water woes of St Cruz, Bambolim residents to finally end today 24.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji The repair work on the damaged water pipeline located at St Cruz junction was completed late Friday evening and water supply to the residents of Alto St Cruz, Bambolim, Goa Medical College and hospital, St Inez and Tonca is likely to be restored by Saturday morning. Even as water supply in Tiswadi …
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Relief at last to Ponda residents as water supply restored  24.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Ponda Water supply to the residents of Bhoma-Adcolna, Banastari, Tivr-Orgao and Marcel in Ponda taluka and Kumbharjua and St Estevam in Tiswadi was finally restored on Friday evening, nine days after the supply to the areas was stopped following the collapse of a retaining wall at Curti-Khandepar leading to damage to two major …
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DMG begins work on setting up ‘surveillance system’ on banks of Chapora river 24.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji With barely a month to go for the expiry of the deadline set by the National Green Tribunal for the  Directorate of Mines and Geology (DMG) for complying with its order on curbing illegal sand mining in River Chapora, the directorate has at last commenced the work on setting up a surveillance …
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Western Zone Council meet failed to address state issues: Congress 24.8.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Margao Commenting on 24th Western Zone Council meeting, the Congress party, on Friday, said that the meeting failed to address state’s issues, including mining, rising drug cases, internal security and flooding of villages in the state following the opening of Tillari dam gates. Speaking to the media in Margao, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee …
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Unabated Water Crisis 24.8.2019 Editorial – The Navhind Times
Replace old pipelines to ensure uninterrupted water supply EVEN though public works department has resumed pumping of water from Opa to main water tank at Altinho in Panaji and subsequently releasing it through network of pipelines, problems of people of Panaji and surrounding areas are far from over. People have been supplied muddy water, which …
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Agatha bats for rain water harvesting 24.8.2019 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 organised by the Krishi Vigyan Kendra, EGH, in collaboration with the Agriculture and other line departments at Williamnagar […]
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Tiruchy: De-silting canals on at feverish pace in delta 24.8.2019
TIRUCHY: The ongoing desilting works under Kudimaramathu scheme across Tiruchy district will be completed by end of this month, according to Tiruchy collector, S. Sivarasu. Speaking to a team of media persons who were taken to the work spots, he that 88 works are going on at an estimated cost of Rs 12.71 crore; this apart the Government has allocated a special fund of Rs 452.20 lakh for 55 works for a distance of 200.52-km length irrigation canals, which were also going on war footing. He said the ongoing de-silting works under-way in New Kattalai high level canal, Kodingaal Vadigaal, attupu-thur Vaikkal, Mullipp-aadi Vaikkal, North Ayyan Vaikkaal, Peruvalai Vaikkaal and other field canals in the district. The PWD"s river conservation wing executive engineer R. Bhasker  said under the special de-silting programme, the government has sanctioned a sum of Rs 6.09 crore for de-silting canals  in the entire Cauveri delta region. Of this, Rs 4.5 crore was allotted for Tiruchy district. For ...
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Rayalaseema gets enough water 24.8.2019
ANANTAPUR: With major projects in the Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers and their subsidiaries having received full storage capacity due to heavy rains, the Rayalaseema districts will hopefully have enough water for the entire year. Already, Srisailam"s backwater has been released towards Jeedipalli Reservoir under Handri Neeva Sujala Shravanthi Canal to cover Anantapur district and parts of Chittoor and Kurnool districts. The GNSS (Galeru Nagari Sujala Shravanthi) project"s main canal will fill Gandikota reservoir in Kadapa district through Owk reservoir from Kurnool district. The irrigation authorities expect the region will receive maximum water allocations during the present year. Further, the Tunga-bhadra reservoir which is also filled with water from upstream inflows will cover the needs of Anantapur, Kadapa and Kurnool districts through HLMC and LLC canals. HNSS authorities were planning to fill subsidiary reservoirs and tanks with Krishna waters being received from Kurnool district ...
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NHPC to resume construction on Lower Subansiri project 24.8.2019 The Shillong Times
Guwahati: State-owned NHPC is likely to resume construction work on the 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh after the rainy season is over. This became evident after the Assam government and NHPC Limited on Friday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for implementation of the project. Niraj Verma, Principal Secretary (Power) […]
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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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