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WATCH: Thirsssty! King Cobra drinks water from bottle in drought-hit Karnataka 30.3.2017 DNA: Top News
Parts of Karnataka have been hit by drought, making water supply scarce and like humans, wildlife is suffering too. A video has now come to light showing a 12-foot cobra in Kaiga village in Karnataka being offered water by people in the village. In the video, a police man is pictured pouring water over the snake's head and then giving it water directly from a water bottle. Another man is seen holding the cobra's tail in case things take a nasty turn.  Reports say the snake was later taken to an animal rescue ...
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West Kochi water woes continue 30.3.2017 Hindu: News
Work on joining water supply lines yet to be over
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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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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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The heat will begin 30.3.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The India Meteorological Department’s warning to brace ourselves for heat waves is the direct result of the collective failure of the government and citizens (“States get warning to brace for heat wav...
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Maestro’s second innings 30.3.2017 Hindu: News
The dry and dusty village of Puttamraju Kandriga, near Gudur, in Andhra Pradesh, shot to fame two years ago when cricketer-turned-MP Sachin Tendulkar adopted it under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. Gr...
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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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Vigilance court acquits KWA officials in conspiracy case 29.3.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Case pertains to alleged irregularities in laying of water supply pipes
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Railway laundry runs out of water, buys 10K litres of water daily 29.3.2017 TOI: Cities
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Aarey is not a forest, says state forest dept before NGT 29.3.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Collector alerts officials on summer 29.3.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Holds video conference with tehsildars, MPDOs on precautionary measures to be taken
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Mysuru feels the heat as water supply turns erratic 29.3.2017 Hindu: Home
VVWW under ‘pressure’ to supply drinking water on alternate days to manage situation till monsoon
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Production in full swing at TTPS 28.3.2017 Hindu: Home
All the five units, with a production capacity of 210 MW each, are functional
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Volvo wants to set up unit in India to cut import duty; try us, says Odisha 28.3.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
With Swedish luxury car maker evaluating possibilities of setting up its assembly plant in India, Odisha has thrown its hat in the ring.The state government has invited Volvo Auto India to explore Odisha as a destination for its assembling facility by dangling an array of incentives the state offers. "We are given to understand that Volvo Auto India is exploring to set up an assembly unit in India. We invite you to consider setting up the unit in Odisha. The state's existing Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR) provides very competitive incentives for automobile manufacturers. In addition, a new dedicated policy for auto and auto components sector is on the anvil which will ensure unmatched competitive advantage for companies setting up units in the state", Odisha industries secretary Sanjeev Chopra stated in a letter to Tom von Bonsdorff, managing director, Volvo Auto India Ltd.Volvo is looking for an assembly plant in the country as it was losing heavily by forking out steep import ...
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Drinking water supply, waste management get major share in Thrikkakara budget 28.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
₹6 crore for permanent waste management system; focus on providing drinking water to all wards
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L&T bags Rs 705 crores order for water transmission project in Tanzania 28.3.2017 Latest News
The project will be executed by L&T in a joint venture with Shriram EPC
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ARC releases approach paper 28.3.2017 Hindu: Home
VS headed panel to seek suggestions on improving the efficacy of administration
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