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The hospitable weed 30.3.2017 Hindu: S & T
Thorny bushes of Seemai Karuvelam host a variety of birds and mammals that are less-cared for. A complete eradication of the weed may affect the local biodiversity of the city peripheries
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How Arctic governance could become a testing ground for Sino-US relations 30.3.2017 All International Stories
Both countries have an interest in the Arctic - but for very different reasons
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In a deficit state, water not an issue for temple festival 30.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
200 mcft to be released for a 20-min temple ritual
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Left celebrates a different Ugadi 30.3.2017 Hindu: News
Cultural events highlight plastic usage, globalisation, pollution of Krishna river
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‘Kudimaramathu’ work gains momentum 30.3.2017 Hindu: News
58 works have been taken up with an allocation of ₹4.3 crore from the State government
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Reusable carbon nanotubes, the next-gen water filter 30.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Authors John-David Rocha and Reginald Rogers demonstrated the potential of this emerging technology to clean polluted water.
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TN drought losses pegged at $3 billion by Swiss insurer 30.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
"There has been severe water shortage to paddy and rabi crops.Borewells in many districts don't yield enough water even for drinking requirements.With the land parched, grazing grounds for cattle has shrunk.
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Plastic waste clogs Kodappamund Channel 30.3.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
Public should have responsibility to prevent waste entering into the channel
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Groundwater dips 20 cm per year as Chennai over exploits aquifers 30.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Nungambakkam High Road battered 30.3.2017 Hindu: News
Motorists put to difficulty as road, dug up for sewage pipleline work, is yet to get completion certificate
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Parks and recreation: Civic body puts thrust on beautifying Mumbai 30.3.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Although the civic budget for 2017-18 has reduced the allocation for road repairs or construction, there is a thrust on other infrastructure projects, such as beautification of gardens and beaches, and development of recreational grounds and new swimming pools. Funds have also been allocated for other civic amenities like development of storm-water drains, sewerage and better water supply.  The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has also given importance to waste-to-energy projects by proposing Rs 150 crore for treating generated waste scientifically at the Deonar, Mulund and Kanjurmarg dumping grounds.  To encourage outdoor games, the civic body has proposed Rs 26.8 crore to upgrade 84 playgrounds in the city, Rs 70 crore for development of gardens and recreation grounds, and Rs 45 crore for constructing eight swimming pools in the city, including for redevelopment of swimming pools in Kandivli West to Olympic levels.  The budget has proposed Rs 15 crore for beautification of beaches in Mumbai, ...
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‘Govt to go ahead with STP at Kavlem, Undir’ 30.3.2017 TOI: Goa
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Power Finance Corporation-led lenders, PE seize control of Kasliwal’s Hydel Project 30.3.2017 ET: Power
Lenders now own close to 58% equity stake and Guggenheim 32%, reducing Kasliwal to a minority shareholder with 10% stake, said two senior bank officials.
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Bholakpur case: Cops seek clarification 30.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Write to Telangana government asking how to proceed with case
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Water supply tender for PRN by May 30 30.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Building wells, Raje woos tribals in Mewar area 30.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Pollution control men inspect effluent treatment in Barmer 30.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Eye on DP 2034, BMC budget cut to realistic levels 30.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Commissioner Ajoy Mehta reduces outlay by close to ₹12,000 crore; Development Plan 2034 integrated into civic budget for the first time
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‘Dhinakaran will eye CM’s chair if he wins’ 30.3.2017 Hindu: National
OPS says Edappadi’s position will become vulnerable
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Restoration work on three lakes may start in April 30.3.2017 Hindu: Chennai
WRD plans to convert them into eco-tourism spots
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