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Are water ATMs the way forward? 26.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Hundreds of ATMs have sprung up across the country promising safe and affordable water. But is this the way ahead? We find out
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Environment minister to look into Tuticorin Sterlite plant issues 26.5.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
A report from the district collector and Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board has been sought by the ministry
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Twin satellites to track Earth's water have been successfully launched: NASA 26.5.2018 DNA: Evolutions
A twin spacecraft to monitor the changes in sea level rise, ice melt and drought on Earth was today successfully launched aboard a SpaceX rocket, along with five communication satellites, NASA said. The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO) is a joint mission by NASA and the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ). It lifted off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, US, sharing their ride into space with five Iridium NEXT communications satellites.
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Sterlite row: Environment minister Harsh Vardhan to look into the matter 26.5.2018 Latest News
The ministry has also sought a report from the district collector and Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board
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Jagan promises to regulateaqua activity in Kolleru 25.5.2018 Hindu: News
Dalits of Kagupadu allege harassment by TDP leaders
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HC expresses reservation over AAP govt’s free water policy 25.5.2018 Hindu: News
‘Nothing should be given free, except where people need it’
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HC crticises Delhi government for free water scheme 24.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Delhi High Court on Thursday criticised the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government policy of providing 20 kilo litres of free water across the board for domestic use and said "nothing should be given free" unless the poor need it.
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Thoothukudi anti-Sterlite stir: Plea in Delhi HC seeks NHRC probe; updates 24.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Death toll in the Sterlite protest police firing has climbed to 13, while no fresh protest has been reported overnight as a large contingent of police has been deployed in Tamil Nadu's coastal areas
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Anti-Sterlite stir: Why Tuticorin flare-up is different from other protests 24.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Residents have been agitating for months that the plant has been polluting the groundwater, the level of which has been depleting, affecting farming and the environment
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‘Resolve drinking water crisis in Vemulawada’ 24.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Congress stages dharna in front of municipality office
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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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Natural capital in the 21st century 23.5.2018 Hindu: Opinion
India must calculate ‘its green GDP’ to factor in the value of the environment in its growth
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Anti-Sterlite protest: Why Tuticorin is different from other agitations 23.5.2018 Latest News
But a mass agitation led by an environment-related issue that has gone out of hand is not something that can be easily recalled
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HC seeks report on quarrying in Thanjavur 23.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
MADURAIThe Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Wednesday called for a report on measures taken to regulate sand quarrying while hearing a plea
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Kamal Haasan visits Thoothukudi firing victims 23.5.2018 General News
Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday met people injured in police firing on protestors marching against the Sterlite Copper Smelting plant here and demanded to know who ordered the firing.
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MHA seeks report on TN violence 23.5.2018 General News
The Union Home Ministry on Wednesday sought a report from the Tamil Nadu government over the Thoothukudi protests against the Sterlite Industries which led to the death of nine persons, including a girl, in police firing.
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In Rockfort City, civic water managers are a relieved lot 23.5.2018 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Summer showers and release of water from Mettur dam have eased pressure
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Nine dead in police firing in Toothukudi as Sterlite protests turn violent 22.5.2018 General News
Nine people, including a girl, died on Tuesday in police firing after the ongoing anti-Sterlite protests turned violent with thousands of people from nearby areas allegedly attacking the District Collectorate demanding closure of the Vedanta Group-run company.
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Entire Rayalaseema region will get Krishna water soon, says Naidu 22.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanti canal to be extended up to Madakasira
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Aurangabad DM's escort vehicle attacked by sand mafia 20.5.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The escort vehicle of a top Aurangabad district official was attacked by sand mafia in the district today, police said. Superintendent of Police Satya Prakash said the sand mafia attacked the escort vehicle of District Magistrate Rahul Ranjan Mahiwal near Tejpura village under Daudnagar police station area of the district. Acting on a tip-off that illegal sand mining was going on from Sone river in and around Tejpura village, Mahiwal went to the spot and directed the police to seize three sand laden tractors from the directive, the SP said. When the cops went to seize the three tractors, sand mafia henchmen attacked the policemen in which three constables received minor injuries, the SP said adding they were treated at a nearby hospital. One of the attackers has been arrested in this regard. Article ...
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