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Few takers for rainwater, groundwater in free fall 21.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Zoo to have water treatment plant 21.8.2017 Hindu: Home
To check pollution level in water flowing from Miralam tank
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BJP demands staff for PHC 21.8.2017 Hindu: Home
The Lawspet unit of the Bharathiya Janata Party (BJP) has urged the government to ensure that the primary health centre in Lawspet is equipped with manpower and infrastructure. A resolution to this ef...
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Munak supply cut, Delhi faces water scarcity 19.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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No water, no deaths 19.8.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
While incidents of children falling into uncovered borewells is on the rise, Anantapur district did not witness such cases in the past few years, more due to luck than prevention. The district has mor...
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‘GST hits activated carbon production’ 19.8.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Levy of 5% tax on coconut shells, an ingredient, affects farmers, vendors’
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IISc: Copper-coated membrane makes drinking water safe 19.8.2017 Hindu: S & T
The membranes show enhanced antibacterial and antifouling performances
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Sierra Leone mudslides, floods death toll rises to 467 19.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The death toll in the mudslides and flooding in Sierra Leone has climbed to 467 and is expected to rise further, officials said.
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Project Replenish: water tips from a gated community 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
There recent spells of rain underline the importance of having rainwater harvesting systems in place much before the North-East Monsoon sets in. There may be something to be learnt from the water-management strategy of a residents’ association in South Chennai
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Cloudy water increases risk of gastrointestinal illnesses Study 18.8.2017 DNA: Health
Researcher Anneclaire De Roos from Drexel University in Philadelphia, US found associations between acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) and water turbidity, a term meaning cloudiness or opacity.
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Over 100 minors killed in Sierra Leone floods, mudslides 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
At least 109 children were among the more than 300 people who were killed in the deadly floods and mudslides that swept through Sierra Leone earlier in the week, a UN agency said.
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Yelakki banana becomes dear 18.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Arrivals have dwindled to less than 30% of the normal because of drought
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Sewage keeps 3K plants blooming at Otteri park 17.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
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The health spin-off of PAP extension 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Groundwater the prime reason for dental fluorosis in 33 Palakkad villages
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Stakeholders deliberate on Najafgarh drain issue 17.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In an attempt to lay the future road map for water security, stakeholders on Thursday came together on a common platform to deliberate on the issue of the Najafgarh drain.
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PAP extension to mitigate fluoride threat 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Dependence on groundwater leading to dental fluorosis in 33 Palakkad border villages
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Cloudy water risks your stomach health 17.8.2017 DNA: Health
In reviewing past studies from cities across North America and Europe, researcher Anneclaire De Roos found associations between acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) and water turbidity, a term meaning cloudiness or opacity.
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Plea in NGT on rise of encephalitis in Gorakhpur 17.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Close on the heels of the death of several children in a Gorakhpur hospital, a plea was mentioned before a Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, with allegations of contaminated gro...
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Boy rescued from borewell after 12-hour ordeal 17.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Boy was in a state of shock but came out without any major injury
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Residents live in constant fear of water-borne diseases 17.8.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
With sump water getting contaminated in Koramangala and other parts of the city, including Wilson Garden and HSR Layout, residents and health officials are on high alert to prevent the spread of water...
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