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Need an alternative for packaged water: Paswan 2.9.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Emphasising the fact that a campaign to shun single use plastic (SUP) will have a huge impact on packaged water bottles, Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan has urged govt departments to find alternatives. All ministries and departments have been asked to ban the use of SUPs. The environment ministry has been tasked to ban the entry of SUP in Himalayan region and other eco-fragile zones.
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NGT directs Centre to submit report on plea to make water wastage a penal offence 29.7.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
NGT has sought an action taken report from the Centre about saving water on a plea for making its wastage a penal offence, and noted that 33 percent people in India do that just by keeping the taps running even when not in use, especially during activities such as brushing and bathing.
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TN CM Palaniswami calls on Prime Minister Modi, discusses projects 16.6.2019 DNA
Palaniswami sought Modi's intervention in setting up a 400 million litres per day desalination plant at Perur (near Coimbatore) costing Rs 6,078 crore.
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MHC comes down heavily on TN State Government on water scarcity in Chennai 13.6.2019 Deccan Chronicle: Op Ed
This comes against the backdrop of a severe drought in the state leading to an acute water crisis causing distress to locals.
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This Visakhapatnam-based doctor is providing free healthcare 3.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Meet Narasinga Rao, a 65-year-old doctor who is running a clinic in Seethammapeta and treating patients free of cost
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Waste treatment 3.4.2019 Hindu: Opinion
I refer to two reports published in the daily — “Only 26% of rural toilets use twin-leach pits, finds survey” (March 18) and “Septic tanks meet norms:
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‘I have focused on water-related issues over the last five years’ 2.4.2019 Hindu: Chennai
AIADMK’s Chennai South candidate claims he helped set up Nemmeli plant
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Won’t be gagged on Kodanad case by government, says Stalin 2.4.2019 Hindu: Chennai
‘Will crack Jaya death case if voted in’
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Kamareddy water problem contained 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
Mission Bhagiratha grid water from Singur reservoir is being supplied on alternate days at 100 LPCD to Tadihipparga village of Madnur mandal. Also, an
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Where finding water is a daily struggle 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
With borewells running dry and tankers in short supply, the crisis is expected to have poll ramifications
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Kallakurichi residents scramble for water as borewells go dry 1.4.2019 Hindu: News
With demand for water soaring, many farmers have turned into water suppliers
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Kadambur hills face acute water shortage 1.4.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Water is supplied once in eight days for less than 30 minutes
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Mozambique confirms first cholera death 1.4.2019 Hindu: News
517 cholera cases reported in Beira; Cyclone Idai kills over 500 people in Mozambique
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Farmers’ prospects dwindle in erstwhile Karimnagar 31.3.2019 Hindu: Home
Crops wither away owing to heat wave conditions and depleting groundwater level
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KWA to pump 5 mld more from today 31.3.2019 Hindu: Home
With demand for water soaring during the summer, the Kerala Water Authority (KWA) will begin pumping an additional five million litres a day (mld) fro
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92% in Asia exposed to harmful air 31.3.2019 Hindu: Internet
Around 92% of the population in the Asia Pacific region are exposed to levels of air pollution that pose a significant risk to their health, according
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Water testing labs flooded with samples from district 30.3.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Concern over possibility of a rise in waterborne diseases
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Can cloud seeding be tried to bring rain, asks HC 30.3.2019 Hindu: Cities
MaduraiWith rains failing the State and no perennial rivers in Tamil Nadu, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday asked both the Centre
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Farmer gives his petitions a burial 29.3.2019 Hindu: Health
Photos of the act, done at Chityala MRO office, were sent to the Chief Minister’s offffice
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Water testing labs flooded with samples 28.3.2019 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Concern over possibility of a rise in waterborne diseases
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