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Musi to be developed in two phases 22.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Officials asked to formulate action plan for removal of encroachments
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Govt to fine misuse of piped drinking water 21.6.2018 Hindu: News
Hints at reducing charge of piped drinking water
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‘Only six projects completed under Smart Cities Mission’ 21.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
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Dug-up roads worsen traffic woes in Thripunithura 21.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Pedestrians forced to walk along the middle of the road; stretch between Statue Junction and Kizhakkekota not restored
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Activist throws challenge to officials 21.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
A social activist M.G. Hegde threw a social concern challenge to the MP, MLAs, Deputy Commissioner and Zilla Panchayat Chief Executive Officer of Dak
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Varahi water to Udupi project figures in review meet 21.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The issues of bringing water from the Varahi in Bharatkal, about 36 km from here, to Baje, and underground drainage system figured prominently in the
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State scores poorly in water management: Niti Aayog report 21.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Slips to fifth slot on Composite Water Management Index; poor planning, policy omissions to blame
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Beating plastic pollution 20.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The focus must be on waste management and recycling
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Daily water supply launched in Karimnagar 20.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Proposes to launch 24X7 supply soon under Smart City programme
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BWSSB files case against telco for damaging water pipeline 20.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The company had dug up a stretch of ECC Main Road in Whitefield to lay cables
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Saudi Arabia-led coalition seizes Hodeidah airport 20.6.2018 Hindu: International
Fears of a humanitarian crisis in Yemen’s main port city Hodeidah grew as battles spilled into residential districts on Wednesday after Arab coalition
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Rajasthan’s ranking improves in water management index 20.6.2018 DNA: Money
In terms of water conservation and restoration of groundwater levels, Rajasthan has registered maximum improvement across the country. Niti Aayog in its latest governing council meeting headed by prime minister Narendra Modi lauded the efforts of Raje government while mentioning Mukhyamantri Jal Swavlamban Scheme (MJSA). Sriram Vedire, chairperson of Rajasthan River Basin and Water Resources Planning Authority of Rajasthan government while talking to scribes on Tuesday, informed about the achievements in water conservation works done in last four years. “Rajasthan has improved its ranking in the NITI Aayog’s composite water management index as a result of the restoration of surface water bodies and other works done under MJSA. The desert state was ranked 13th in the country in the base year (financial year 2015-16) which was improved to 10th in the FY 2016-17. The improvisation in ranking is the highest across the country,” said Vedire. He said Aayog conducted assessment of performance in water resources ...
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Water audit at school calls for better management 20.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Need for proper rainwater harvesting, recycling of water
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Locals warn politicos over illegal slums in Western suburbs 20.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
The elections might still be a year away, but residents from Borivali and Dahisar have decided to send out a clear message to political parties, that they would mass boycott politicians in coming election who will continue to aid illegal encroachments at Ganpat Patil Nagar, which has grown to be the biggest illegal slum pocket in the Western suburbs. In fact, several resident groups from areas like IC Colony, Navagaon, Kandarpada, and Link Road have come together and initiated a signature campaign, which will be submitted to all elected representatives from the area asking them to clarify their stance on Ganpat Patil Nagar and seek commitment to resolving the issue. The slums were built on an eco-sensitive zone, which is classified as wetlands and is under Coastal Regulatory Zone (CRZ). An RTI indicated that there were only 404 hutments prior to 1995 and only 1068 built between then and year 2000, but today, there are more than 15000 structures at Ganpat Patil Nagar, which continue to grow at an alarming ...
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Smart city projects to be put on fast track 20.6.2018 Hindu: Home
33 projects expected to kickstart over the year, including command and control centre
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Mixed response to proposal to get water from Linganamakki dam 20.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
One argument is for Bengaluru to harness its resources instead of diverting river water from other regions
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Sub-group of CMs to view agri policies 19.6.2018 Hindu: Health
The government has set up a sub-group of Chief Ministers to coordinate policy approaches for agriculture and the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employ
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Lessons in water conservation 19.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
KSLMA initiative to cover 10 lakh families
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Quest for the unknown 19.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Having spent time with thresher sharks and a giant Philippine eagle, renowned television presenter Nigel Marven talks about life in the wild
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Centre can no longer use Cong. legacy as an excuse: NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman 19.6.2018 Hindu: Home
The economy was much more balanced than it was before and had been pulled out of a crisis, says Rajiv Kumar.
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