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The health spin-off of PAP extension 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Groundwater the prime reason for dental fluorosis in 33 Palakkad villages
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PAP extension to mitigate fluoride threat 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Dependence on groundwater leading to dental fluorosis in 33 Palakkad border villages
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Relief for farmers as all set for correction of land records 17.8.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Even for the correction of a simple spelling mistake in a land record, a poor farmer will have to make rounds to the local revenue offices several times and yet end up with no permanent solution in si...
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Plea in NGT on rise of encephalitis in Gorakhpur 17.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Close on the heels of the death of several children in a Gorakhpur hospital, a plea was mentioned before a Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, with allegations of contaminated gro...
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Piped water supply to arsenic, fluoride-hit villages by next year 13.8.2017 TOI: Patna
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Meet the young techie from Niger who is taking on industrial air pollution 12.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Barmini says he worked tirelessly for two years, funding his research with his own income
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CAG report raises a stink over city's sewage system 11.8.2017 DNA: Popular News
Despite the talk of Swacch Bharat and making India open defecation free (ODF), the sewage treatment and management system in Mumbai leaves a lot to be desired as revealed by a performance audit by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG). The report has pointed to several shortfalls in the sewage waste management systems of the BMC, including around half of the sewage being discharged into the sea or water bodies without being treated, around 400 people using one toilet seat and a deficit of toilet seats in slums. The CAG's report on local bodies for the year ended on March 31, 2016, was submitted to the state legislature on Friday. This report noted that Mumbai generated 2,146 million litres per day (MLD) of sewage, of which only 1,098 MLD is treated. The remaining 1,048 MLD (49%) sewage was outside the sewage collection system and was discharged into the sea or creeks without being treated as on July 2016. "This combined with poor treatment quality of sewage at four of the seven WWTFs (waste water ...
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CAG slams BMC over its sewage collection system 11.8.2017 TOI: Cities
The CAG in its report on local bodies for the year ended March 31, 2016 was tabled in both the Houses of Maharashtra legislature today.
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ADGP launches green initiatives in Central Prison 11.8.2017 Hindu: News
The 167-odd acre campus of Coimbatore Central Prison is expected to become the lung space of the city in the future with Prisons Department joining hands with Siruthuli and Forest Department to plant ...
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Tagarapuvalasa will get facelift: Ganta 11.8.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Minister for HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao laid the foundation for various development works, to be taken up in Bheemunipatnam Assembly constituency at an estimated cost of ₹ 2.4 crore, at Tagarapuvalasa on...
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Lokesh urges Centre to release NREGS funds 11.8.2017 Hindu: National
Seeks its assistance in setting up RO plants in fluorosis-hit villages
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In Puttenahalli, weeds weed themselves out 10.8.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Weeds, plastic pipes and bottles, usually the bane of most waterbodies, have come to the rescue of Puttenahalli lake. In the past year, the 13-acre lake has seen the large-scale adoption of a low-cost...
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Cordial with Centre like MGR for implementing schemes: CM 10.8.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Edappadi urges loyalists and cadre to defeat those trying to destroy party
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EPS announces desalination plant at Rs 1,000 crore for Villupuram and Cuddalore 10.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Soil, water and air contaminated with heavy metals in these Chhattisgarh villages 9.8.2017 TOI: Cities
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Staring at crisis, Telangana seeks water from Karnataka 9.8.2017 TOI: Cities
Harish Rao said in his letter that the water level at Puttamgandi under Nagarjunsagar project was now at just about 500 ft against the normal minimum draw down level of 510 feet.
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Telangana urges Karnataka to release 15 TMC water 9.8.2017 Hindu: News
Hyderabad city, Nalgonda district facing shortage due to lack of inflows into NSP this year
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Illegal dyeing units find mention in Lok Sabha, civic bodies asked to act 8.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Of 445 rivers, 275 have polluted stretches: Minister 8.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Out of 445 rivers monitored by the Centre, 275 have polluted stretches with Maharashtra topping the chart with the maximum number, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday.
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Over 600km of river stretches in TN polluted 8.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
More than 600km of river stretches in Tamil Nadu are polluted, according to a report submitted by the ministry of environment, forest and climate change.
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