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India is paying a price for losing its grasslands (Environment Feature) 20.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Wiry shrubs and clumps of brown-green fill the semi-arid landscape of Kutch in western India. Many of these patches have, over the years, made way for "more productive" agricultural land. This greening of "wasteland" is, however, degrading a precious and largely ignored ecosystem -- the grasslands. And, as a result, some species of animals that depend on grasslands are being pushed to the brink of extinction.
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UN staff increasingly becomes target of attack: Guterres 20.4.2018 General News
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that UN staff members have increasingly become targets of attack despite the world body's efforts to ensure their safety and security.
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ADB’s ratification sought for UGD project bidders 20.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Two companies cleared for executing package-II
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Scientists back neutrino project 20.4.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Say proposal won’t pose any danger to environment
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Water supply: Haryana, Delhi Chief Secretaries summoned 20.4.2018 Hindu: Delhi
SC issues directions after Jal Board says it is not receiving enough water to supply to the Capital
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Dry spell accentuates migration from Prakasam 20.4.2018 Hindu: Home
About one lakh people shifted to cities in search of livelihood
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Tail feathers and tuxedos 19.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Penguins: black, white, and sometimes, a splash of colour! April 25 is the day to celebrate these waddling, cuddly creatures, and become aware of the human-made threats they face.
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Drastic plastic 19.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
April 22 is World Earth Day. This year, let’s join hands and encourage people to stop using plastic and clean up the mess.
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Coconut growers in distress 19.4.2018 Hindu: Bangalore
Turning to dairy farming, garment factories
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Six farmers try to commit `suicide' in Maharashtra's Parbhan... 19.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Six farmers try to commit `suicide' in Maharashtra's Parbhan...
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SAVE to conserve mosque ponds 19.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
Following efforts to rope in schools for the conservation of waterbodies in the district, the Student Army for Vivid Environment (SAVE) is now plannin
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Jaundice cases on the rise as summer intensifies 19.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Unhygienic water being used at mass gatherings and public functions
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Water supply: SC summons Delhi, Haryana Chief Secretaries 19.4.2018 General News
The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the presence of the Chief Secretaries of Delhi and Haryana on April 23, after it was told by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) that it has not been receiving sufficient water from Haryana.
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NCR water crisis: SC summons Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Haryana on Monday 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The apex court was hearing a plea filed by the DJB alleging that Haryana had reduced by one-third the supply of Yamuna water to the national capital, leading to a grave water crisis
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India stares at acute shortage of safe water, urgent steps needed: experts 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The indiscriminate use of rivers and other surface-water bodies in many areas for disposal of sewage and industrial waste has rendered groundwater non-potable
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Take a safari around Puducherry’s lakes 19.4.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
Environmentalist Foundation of India invites you to cycle around the town’s water bodies and educate yourself
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RIL, BP sanction Phase-2 in deep-sea gas project 19.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Reliance Industries (RIL) and British oil major BP on Thursday jointly announced the sanction of development work on the "Satellite cluster" deep-water gas fields in their Krishna Godavari (KG) D6 block on the eastern offshore.
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Parched A.P. village saved by 300-year-old stepwell 19.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Women of fluoride-hit area trek a long distance for a single pot of drinking water
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Revisiting northern Sri Lanka’s battlefields 19.4.2018 Hindu: Kids
A group of Indian Peace Keeping Force veterans revisits the battlefields of northern Sri Lanka, where their lives and destinies were interwoven with those of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam three decades ago
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Study to implement 24x7 drinking water supply project begins 19.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Civic body to replace distribution pipelines for over 1,000 km.
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