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Leaking pipeline causes subsidence 26.9.2017 BusinessLine - Navadha Pandey
A portion of Mangaluru-Villupuram Road, known as Arni Road, caved in on Tuesday.Officials of the National Highways who inspected the spotfound that the Vellore Corporation’s water pipeline had burst, ...
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Gadkari meets four CMs on river linking 26.9.2017 TOI: India
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Cycling track to link Mulund, JVLR 26.9.2017 Hindu: Home
BMC hopes to unveil first phase of 40-km dedicated corridor by Diwali
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Community lessons: Poi village turns its problems into solutions 26.9.2017 Hindu: News
Cultivates export quality okra by digging its own water channel, adopts forest to enrich biodiversity
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Four lakh wells to be recharged 26.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Under District Panchayat’s Jalashree project
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Wildlife Week fete from Oct 2 to 8 26.9.2017 Hindu: Home
The Forests and Wildlife Department is gearing up to organise various programmes to mark the National Wildlife Week that will be observed across the country from October 2 to 8.According to Chief Wild...
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11-kV feeder for KWA plant commissioned 26.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Kalamassery declared fully electrified
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BMC claims only 3% water unfit 25.9.2017 DNA: Opinion
If you are one of the residents who has complained about the BMC's water supply being contaminated, think again. According to the civic body's latest Environment Status Report (ESR) 2016-17, only three percent of the collected samples from all 24 administrative wards and 27 service reservoirs was found unfit for consumption. This fares better than last year's samples wherein four percent of the water was found contaminated and in 2014-15, it was worse at 4.4 percent. The report says that the R-South ward of Kandivli supplied the cleanest water during this period, as no contamination was found in the water samples analysed. Ironically, the maximum contamination, standing at nine percent, was in the upmarket A-ward which comprises Colaba, Churchgate and CST. This was followed by T-ward (Mulund) at 7 percent and F-South (Parel, Sewree and Dadar) and H-West (Bandra) with 6 percent of unfit water samples. The BMC supplies 3,750 million litres of water to Mumbai city and suburban areas daily. Of this, around ...
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Ashok inaugurates drinking water scheme 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
Union Minister for Civil Aviation P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated a protected drinking water supply scheme at Dokisila in Parvatipuram mandal on Sunday. The scheme was executed at a cost of ₹33 cr...
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KWA’s failure to prevent pipe bursts irks residents 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
No dedicated workforce to address emergency complaints
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Farmers exposed to innovative irrigation technique 24.9.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
The simple method will ensure continuous water supply to trees
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Pipeline rupture at Kamothe hits Navi Mumbai water supply 24.9.2017 Hindu: News
Machinery used in road work damages main supply line; 20 lakh litres wasted
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78 antique silver coins recovered in Ajmer 24.9.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Technocity project by Oct 23.9.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Move to create ecosystem for emerging technologies
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Darjeeling tea garden workers to get bonus 23.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Payout of about ₹36 crore expected
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Action against erring private buses planned 23.9.2017 Hindu: News
Complaints of private buses failing to maintain stipulated time schedules
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Battling e-waste in China’s industrial hub 23.9.2017 Hindu: Home
The proliferation of cellphones, computers, television sets and other gizmos has a downside. The growing consumption of digital products is generating mountains of e-waste, whose disposal is posing se...
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Guardians of the grain 23.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Over the years we have lost over a lakh varieties of native rice. One district in Odisha is rediscovering some of them
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Once-in-five-days water supply in Coimbatore: Velumani 23.9.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
Coimbatore city would henceforth get once-in-five-day water supply, Municipal Administration Minister S.P. Velumani said here on Friday. The Coimbatore Corporation now supplies water only once in 15 d...
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Hundreds flee their homes as Pak extends shelling on IB 23.9.2017 DNA: Opinion
Hundreds of families living along the International Border (IB) have abandoned their homes and shifted to safer places after Pakistan extended shelling to Ramgarh and other sectors in the Jammu division. Four people were injured in a fresh bout of cross-border shelling in Arnia sector on Thursday night. Six livestock were also killed and 34 others injured in the shelling. Two houses were damaged. Police said around 727 civilians trapped in different places in Arnia sector have evacuated to safer places. Jammu and Kashmir government has established 15 shelter camps for the shelling affected people of Arnia sector. Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh visited the shelter camps and directed the officers to ensure basic facilities including power supply, water supply and sanitation and others. "Concerned officers should prepare an action plan suggesting what could be done to ensure education of students in these relief camps," Singh said. Pakistan Rangers extended the shelling to Samba and Ramgrah sectors ...
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