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Politicians, experts and people unite to take stock of Bengaluru's dying lakes 29.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
ACTIVE PARTICIPATION Citizens Take Ownership Of City's Waterbodies Amid Renewed Conservation Efforts By Govt, Civic Bodies
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Kodambakkam stinks as sewage stagnates 29.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
Alagar Perumal Kovil Street residents in Vadapalani are living in fear of a disease outbreak due to sewage stagnation over the past one week.The street has been prone to stagnation owing to a block in the pipeline.
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Effluent treatment plants might prove insufficient, say experts 29.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Two new committees set up on Kukkarahalli Lake 29.4.2017 Hindu: Home
A decision has been taken not to take up further development work at the lake
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Sewage-laden lorries raise a stink 29.4.2017 Hindu: Chennai
They have been dumping untreated water into stormwater drains for the past few years
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How Bidar beat back the drought 28.4.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
As Karnataka reels from drought, an academic is helping restore indigenous systems that were Bidar’s water lifeline 600 years ago. Lalitha Sridhar reports
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Thirteenth Main Road stays sandy 28.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Despite the completion of a Metrowater work, the stretch is still waiting for a coat of bitumen
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Earnings misses, rising debts: Indian Railways turnaround hits buffers 28.4.2017 Most Popular
Funding via market borrowing rose to about 22% last year from an average of 8% between 2010-15
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Survey finds E. coli in 92% ice samples from roadside eateries 28.4.2017 DNA: Opinion
In ice samples collected by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), 96 per cent of the samples collected across the city have been declared as contaminated, with 75 per cent samples detected with E. coli (sewage mixed with water), the bacteria which causes illnesses like diarrhoea and typhiod. The civic body has urged citizens to avoid consuming unpackaged drinks at roadside stalls and fast food centres, specially iced drinks. The samples were collected between April 1 and April 25 from all 24 wards in the city. M-East ward- (Chembur-Govandi) tops the list with maximum amount of contaminated ice and water. On March 16, DNA had reported that the ice samples from all hawkers in Chembur East were detected with E. coli. A civic official said eateries in Mumbai get their ice from ice factories in Navi Mumbai. "The BMC water is pure. However, hawkers bring ice from outside BMC jurisdiction. Also, they do not maintain the standards of hygiene, because of which water gets contaminated," the official ...
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Minister gets 2 weeks to reply to claim he stalled slum razing 28.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The Bombay high court gave Maharashtra housing minister two weeks’ time on Thursday to respond to the BMC’s allegations that earlier this month he had come in the way of removal of slums near the main Tansa water pipeline at Vidyavihar.
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It’s official. STPs must for all apartments having 50 or more residential units 28.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Metrowater engineer suspended 28.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Follows death of worker in manhole
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Chennai Metrowater suspends non-emergency sewage-related work 27.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
A day after a 32-year-old manual scavenger died of asphyxiation during sewer pipeline work in a manhole at Mogappair here, Metrowater on Thursday decided to suspend all non-emergency sewage-related works by its contractors for a week.
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HC gives Maha housing minister 2 week to explain allegations that he stopped slum demolitions 27.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Citizens plan movement to protect other dying lakes 27.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
The fact that the NGT rap has forced civic agencies to come together for Bellandur Lake has encouraged citizens who are planning to launch a movement to protect all the lakes in the city.
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KSPCB issues closure orders to six units near Bellandur Lake 27.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) on Wednesday issued closure orders to six industrial units in the Bellandur Lake catchment area.
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MCD result may spur opposition unity talks 27.4.2017 TOI: Home
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Minister opposed slum demolition: BMC to HC 27.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The Bombay high court on Wednesday took strong exception to alleged interference by housing minister Prakash Mehta, as claimed by BMC, in demolition of slums near the main Tansa pipeline at Vidyavihar.
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No police protection for demolition drives: BMC to HC 27.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Mumbai: The BMC on Wednesday informed the Bombay High Court that its officers are not receiving police protection while removing illegal encroachments near pipelines in the city, and were facing polit...
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Manual scavenger dies due to asphyxiation; another critical 27.4.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Contractor had hired the men for Chennai Metrowater work
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