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‘Provide compensation to Varahi project land losers in a week’ 28.7.2017 Hindu: News
Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister of State for Fisheries, Youth Empowerment and Sports, on Thursday directed the officers to provide the compensation to land losers of the Varahi Irrigation Project within a ...
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Madhwaraj urges farmers to allow Varahi water for Udupi 28.7.2017 Hindu: News
Minister chairs review meeting of Varahi Irrigation Project
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HC hears PIL on manual scavenging 28.7.2017 Hindu: News
Asks govt, civic bodies for steps to eliminate ‘evil practice’
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‘Enayam port will be financial, environmental and social disaster’ 28.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
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City gets best rain of past eight years but fails to tap it 28.7.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Swelling Luni river a big worry for Barmer people 28.7.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Water woes: upper riparian States blamed 28.7.2017 Hindu: National
Minister promises expeditious completion of HNSS canal- widening work
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Save the wetlands 27.7.2017 Hindu: Opinion
 The heavy floods of 2015 in Chennai were a man-made disaster. Unplanned urbanisation, coupled with encroachment of wetlands in and around the city and their conversion into sites for waste disposal, ...
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16 dead, 2 million affected as 11 Bengal districts submerged 27.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Heavy rains and water released by the Damodar Valley Corporation has led to at least 16 deaths in West Bengal, while around 165 villages were submerged in 11 districts, leaving over two million people affected in the state, official sources said here on Thursday.
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India can do more on climate change with support: Minister 27.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Reiterating India's commitment to tackling climate change, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said it can do more if finance and other support are ensured.
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UP assembly passes appropriation bill, adjourned sine die 27.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Uttar Pradesh assembly was adjourned sine die after the Rs 4,17,256.94 crore Appropriation Bill of for 2017-18 was passed in absence of the opposition members, who have boycotted proceedings of the House after a critical speech by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
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Rain pounds Gujarat, throws life out of gear 27.7.2017 Hindu: Other States
Ahmedabad receives 200 mm of rainfall; schools, colleges closed
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Revenue officials give clean chit to Dileep on land row 27.7.2017 Hindu: National
KOCHI: Revenue officials on Thursday gave a clean chit to the beleaguered actor Dileep on an allegation that he had encroached on river puramboke along the Periyar at Kunnukara panchayat in Karumalloo...
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Aadhaar disrupting food security: Right to Food Campaign 27.7.2017 TOI: India
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Fish-meal-makers pledge not to use fish of less than minimum legal size 27.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Marine fisheries sector must have lost up to ₹1,267 crore in 2015 owing to juvenile fishing
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Auditorium on temple premises to be opened for public events 27.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
The first public event is scheduled to be held on July 31
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Heavy rains throw life out of gear in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar 27.7.2017 TOI: Cities
Heavy rains hit normal life in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, while 10,000 people from rural and urban areas here were shifted to safer places after the Sabarmati river swelled.
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Lumbini Park: A haven in the heart of the city 27.7.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Lumbini Park provides the much needed recreation and lung space to locals and tourists in Hyderabad
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Chennai's thirst grows as Tamil Nadu water crisis worsens despite monsoon 27.7.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Even as the South West Monsoon hit the Southern part of the country almost two months back, the water shortage in the State of Tamil Nadu, including its capital city of Chennai is becoming more serious.The State is facing one of the worst droughts hit in over 140 years, which has been affecting various walks of life for past several months.According to data from the Central Water Commission (CWC), the technical organisation in the fiels of Water Resources in the country, six major reservoirs in the State put together has around 8.63 per cent of the total live capacity.The six important reservoirs, including Mettur, Lower Bhavani, Vaigai, Parambukulam, Aliyar and Sholayar, has a live storage of 0.365 Billion Cubic Meters (BCM) as against a total live capacity at full reservoir level (FRL) of 4.229 BCM, as per the data on July 20, 2017.The situation is worse in Chennai, which has a population of around 8.6 million in the metropolitan region alone, as per the Census 2011. The city also ..
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Humble throne of a great ruler 27.7.2017 Hindu: Crafts
The location belies the historical significance of the monument
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