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Palar comes alive, may recharge groundwater 26.9.2017 BusinessLine - Navadha Pandey
Officials attribute it to surplus water released from the Pullur check dam and rain in some areas
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UPSC Invites Applications For Asst. Engineer 26.9.2017 Latest News
Candidates willing to take up the post can apply for the same till October 12, 2017 (Thursday).
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Role of expert panels in river protection stressed 26.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Revenue Minister E. Chandrasekharan has stressed on the role of district-level expert panels in protecting rivers and riverbanks. The efforts of such committees must be based on the fundamental object...
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Residents oppose diversion of drainage into waterbody 25.9.2017 Hindu: Madurai
Cadres of Communist Party of India, along with residents of Othakadai, staged a hunger strike on Monday, condemning the action of diverting stagnant drainage water in and around the Madurai Bench of M...
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Bodos threaten to revive statehood agitation from October-November 25.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Several organisations supporting creation of Bodoland state have threatened to resume the agitation over their demand, initially through a 'rail roko' in October and an indefinite economic blockade in Bodo areas in November, if the Centre and state governments failed to respond to their demand.
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‘Vaigai seminal to Tamil culture’ 25.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘Damage to it will affect the future generations’
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Sathanur dam nearing brim, water to be released from today 24.9.2017 Hindu: News
It will help recharge wells located near Thenpennai river in Villupuram district
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Prices of greens shoot up after days of heavy rains 24.9.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
With water table improving, vegetable yield expected to increase in the coming days
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Sand sale at Azhikkal port set to be streamlined 23.9.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Mining permit sanctioned to five local bodies in Kannur district
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Drug-resistant bacteria emerge from drug companies’ untreated effluents 23.9.2017 Hindu: Home
All the 16 samples collected from the vicinity of the industrial area had antibiotics and antifungals
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District panchayat to launch Jalasree 23.9.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
The district panchayat will launch Jalasree, a project to find a sustainable solution to drinking water scarcity and drought and increase the water table, on September 28.Block and grama panchayats wi...
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India needs one more big push for construction of ‘Big Dams’ 22.9.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
All rivers in India sustain a primary segment of landmass and support a huge population of human beings and animals. Rivers cater to our quintessential needs. Unfortunately, a substantial amount of fresh water from these rivers has been continuously being drained into seas, while several people in many parts of this country are still await water to quench their thirst. With the construction of Tehri Dam, availability of water has increased substantially in the river course especially during the lean period i.e. during November to June. In the case of Tehri, average water flow of 100 cumecs in the river course before impoundment of its reservoir which has now increased to an average of 200 cumecs after impoundment of Tehri reservoir. The positive impact that reservoirs have on vegetation, has been studied by the Department of Earth Sciences, University of Roorkee. In the research paper published in International Journal, it mentions that reservoirs created due to construction of dams induces groundwater ...
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Is Sardar Sarovar Dam a boon or a bane? 22.9.2017 Hindu: Home
There is as yet no credible assessment of the costs, benefits and impact of the project
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Australian brewer to launch 'fossil beer' 22.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An Australian brewer has announced of launching a "fossil beer" to commemorate 10 years of regional fossil research.
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Rainfall in India: How expanding forest cover can reduce flood damage 22.9.2017 Latest News
Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand and Andhra Pradesh have lesser forest cover and recorded most damage from floods
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Amarinder going soft on graft: Khaira 22.9.2017 Hindu: National
‘No action taken 40 days after Narang report was submitted’
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Capital’s water table overexploited: NGT 22.9.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Green panel raps authorities for failing to perform statutory obligation
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Is the Sardar Sarovar Dam boon or bane? 21.9.2017 Hindu: Opinion
LEFTThere is as yet no credible assessment of the costs, benefits and impact of the projectHimanshu Thakkar To assess whether the Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) is a boon or bane, we need to have a cred...
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Order reserved in sand mining case 21.9.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Expert panel wants long-term ban on the activity in Tiruchi, Karur
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Farmers seek more water in irrigation canals 21.9.2017 Hindu: News
We will stop the release on Sunday, says PWD officials
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