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A tale of two Danish cities: Towards zero carbon emissions 19.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
"I am a big zero", proclaims the badge worn by Peter Rathje, Managing Director of Project Zero A/s, that is working on the mission to make this Danish city carbon neutral by 2029.
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Unicef seeks more funds to help Rohingya children 18.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Unicef on Wednesday said there is an urgent need to raise more funds to continue helping thousands of Rohingya children living in refugee camps in Bangladesh.
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Schools, colleges take to rainwater harvesting 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
HMWSSB expects commercial establishments to follow suit
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Aquifer water levels in Himalayas can forewarn of earthquakes 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Continuous monitoring of water levels in the foothills of the Himalayas can warn about an impending earthquake in the region, which is due for a major temblor.
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Melting ice making Greenland sea less saline 15.10.2017 Hindu: S & T
This may affect marine life and ocean currents that keep Europe warm: study
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The melting ice makes the sea around Greenland less saline 15.10.2017 DNA: Opinion
Melting ice is causing coastal waters in Greenland to become less saline, which may in turn affect marine life as well as the global ocean currents that keep Europe warm, a study warns. For the first time, scientists from Aarhus University in Denmark have unveiled the long-term impact of the melting of the Greenland ice sheet. The observed increase in freshwater content will affect the conditions in all Greenland fjords, researchers said. Over the years, the dramatic meltdown of ice in the Arctic Ocean has received great attention and is easy to observe via satellite images. Also, glaciers have been observed to melt and retreat and the researchers know that today's meltdown of the Greenland ice sheet has more than doubled compared with the period 1983 -2003. How the increased influx of fresh water will affect the marine environment is, however, largely unknown. Now, unique annual measurements made within the framework of the 'Greenland Ecosystem Monitoring Program' since 2003 in Northeast Greenland tell ...
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Winged visitors call in early 15.10.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
It signals early commencement of the annual breeding season in Kolleru
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City’s water supply set to be hit 14.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Large parts of the city would be facing water shortage on Sunday and Monday as two treatment plants were shut down due to a high level of ammonia in the raw water, the Delhi Jal Board said on Saturda...
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A drought on U.P.’s doorstep 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Chief Secretary instructs State officials to take preparatory measures
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Private firm told to relocate migrant labourers 14.10.2017 Hindu: News
Worker diagnosed with cholera
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BJP holds purification ritual at Kodikunnil’s fast venue 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Police register case, Congress flays BJP
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Crimea and punishment 14.10.2017 Hindu: Other States
An alien fruit took root in India two decades ago, sparking an export-driven boom that brought overnight prosperity to thousands of farmers. But today gherkin cultivation is in crisis, and the fingers of blame are all pointing in the direction of Crimea, reports Mohit M. Rao
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Purification ritual: caseagainst BJP activists 13.10.2017 Hindu: News
Congress says BJP following a feudal code of conduct
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Solving three water-related problems at one go 13.10.2017 Hindu: News
Three rainwater harvesting structures in Thiru Vi Ka Colony have proved to be a panacea for water-related issues
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Bounty in the pits: Water conservation trenches change face of Rajasthan villages 13.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Kishan Lal Ahir, a farmer in Ummedpura village of this district in southern Rajasthan, is a happy man today as he can sow two crops a year instead of the one he used to due to water scarcity.
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No one can stop Kaleshwaram project, says KCR 12.10.2017 Hindu: National
Chief Minister lays stone for Suryapet collectorate
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Two more cholera cases in district 12.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Two months after cholera cases were detected among migrant labourers in Mavoor, two more such cases have been reported from the district.According to V. Jayashree, District Medical Officer, the affect...
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VA Tech Wabag moves appellate tribunal against NCLT insolvency order 10.10.2017 News
Company claims it is completely solvent, blames Consolidated Construction Consortium for defaulting on obligations
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Villagers intercept OPS convoy demanding drinking water 10.10.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
ANDIPATTIResidents of Kurudhiammalpuram village in Kovilpatti panchayat in Andipatti block on Tuesday intercepted Deputy Chief Minsiter O. Panneerselvam’s car on Andipatti-Jeyamangalam Road, demandin...
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Akvo plans household atmospheric water generators 10.10.2017 ET: Engineering
We are planning to set up a manufacturing line in Howrah for household atmospheric water generators (AWGs), said Navkaran Singh Bagga, director, Akvo.
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