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Plea challenges CRZ clearance to Jaya memorial 26.6.2018 Hindu: Home
HC asks Centre, State government to file their replies within two weeks
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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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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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Jaisalmer Military Station to get a makeover to become 'smart' 19.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
While the state government has taken several initiatives under the Smart city Programme, now it is the Indian Army which has undertaken a similar initiative and started development of a military station. The development is expected to provide major boost to the local economy and aid ecological conservation and balance. The Jaisalmer Military Station is being developed into a Smart Armed Forces Station for which a detailed plan has been formulated in consonance with the eight key areas identified by the Central government for development of Smart Cities. A systematic development of habitat is being undertaken incorporating the concept of Smart Building and Green Building Norms. Some of the unique facilities provided in these dwelling units would be rain water harvesting, centralised garbage disposal system, solar water heater, solar security lights, underground electric cabling, LED lighting system, provision of LPG through pipelines, prepaid electricity and water meters, waste disposal chutes, passenger ...
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Accent on harvesting rainwater 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Lieutenant Governor urges PWD to work with Pondicherry University to recharge water table
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Varsity teams to check development works 13.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Special teams, led by teachers of the four government universities in Jodhpur, will visit the villages adopted by them to monitor the progress of deve
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Airport modernisation: panel okays environmental clearance 12.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
MoEF’s appraisal committee lays down conditions
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Monsoon yagna 6.6.2018 Hindu: Opinion
A more modern version of the yagna may have resulted in saving water, if not guaranteeing the monsoon
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‘RWH, a sustainable means of water supply for hotels’ 6.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
‘This water is softened, so that TDS and pH levels are accurate, and later put to use’
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Green homes are smart homes 4.6.2018 Hindu: Energy & Environment
This World Environment Day, let us renew our commitment to clean the planet by remembering these well-known tips
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Managing water 31.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Although water scarcity is a global issue, solutions such as rain water harvesting must be identified at the local level (Editorial – “Stress test”, M
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Civic body to tap rainwater from private buildings 28.5.2018 Hindu: Chennai
The Chennai Corporation will harvest rainwater from rooftops of private buildings, including homes and shops, linking them with waterbodies in the nei
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Locals up in arms as Gottigere kalyani is filled with debris 26.5.2018 Hindu: News
Urge BBMP to save the heritage structure
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Gujarat: Long before govt, slum dweller began Jal Sanchay 26.5.2018 DNA: India
Yes, it's clearer than the water. A woman, who lives at one of the corner slum houses near Shyamal crossroads, has proved that she is ahead of the sarkar when it comes to storing rainwater. She has been dwelling in the dark Rajivnagar shanty for the last 40 years, but saving the free water better than the government's plan propagated through Jal Sanchay programme (water harvesting). Zarina Ghori has been using rainwater since last two years. The family has installed a roof rainwater harvesting system, and their yearly water need is met by the rain. The family have saved time and money by the simple mechanism of installing a water pipe. They have built an underground tank beneath their room. The tank is seven-feet-deep and ten-feet-wide. They let the water flow from the roof on the first day of the rains. From the second day, they divert the water to the tank. "Before the underground water tank was installed, we used to spend Rs300 to meet our monthly water needs. Also, we used to queue up and go to near ...
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HP seeks Rs 4,751 cr for rainwater harvesting projects 25.5.2018 General News
Himachal Pradesh has sought central funding of Rs 4,751 crore for setting up rainwater harvesting structures, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Friday.
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Helipads set up for e-way opening 24.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Completed in two years, it will help decongest Delhi traffic
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Simple steps to overcome summer blues 24.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Associations promote various measures to preserve rainwater through awareness campaigns for citizens
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Preparing for the monsoon 18.5.2018 Hindu: Life & Style
Rainwater harvesting systems need special attention, and storm-water drains must be examined and quickly cleaned. By S. Vishwanath
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A tale of depleting water table 16.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Low groundwater level stalls day-to-day activities
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Facilities in villages to look up, thanks to NREGA: Collector 16.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Infrastructure project will be completed in a couple of months, he says
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