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Water tankers quench thirst in 496 villages 9.2.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Water tankers quench thirst in 496 villages
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Young farmer ends life 9.2.2017 Hindu: News
A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at his residence at Kabbare village, in Maddur taluk of the district, on Tuesday night.The deceased, Madhukumar (23), was upset as...
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Panaji’s wait for 24x7 water to continue 9.2.2017 TOI: Goa
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Expert against building desalination plant in city 9.2.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
Coastal reservoir too opposed; ‘land-based storage best alternative’
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Solar borehole protects Kenyan herders' children as drought deepens 8.2.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Isaiah Esipisu TURKANA COUNTY, Kenya, Feb 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A borehole dug by herders in a desperate attempt to survive Kenya's last severe drought has been transformed into a lifeline for thousands of children and animals as a new drought hits, thanks to the addition of solar pumping and water storage.
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Unbridled construction erodes Vrindavan's ecology 8.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Once famous for its 12 dense forests and hundreds of water bodies, Vrindavan, the "leela-bhoomi", sacred land, of Sri Krishna and his consort Radha, Hinduism's popular divinities, is fast turning into a concrete jungle.
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Annoyed voters threaten to opt for NOTA instead 7.2.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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No effect on desalination plants due to oil spillage: Metrowater 7.2.2017 TOI: Chennai
The recent oil spillage off Kamarajar Port in Ennore has had no impact on the two desalination plants in Minjur and Nemmeli, officials in Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board said on Monday.
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Irrigation: Students to be involved in preparing vision document 7.2.2017 Hindu: Cities
With only 40% of the cultivable area under assured irrigation and potential ayacut requiring water for agriculture, a workshop to prepare an irrigation vision document for the district was conducted ...
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Sivarathri in Aluva to be plastic-free 7.2.2017 Hindu: Kochi
: Aimed at making this year’s Sivarathri festival in Aluva a plastic-free affair, the Travancore Devaswom Board (TDB) has decided to enforce a strict ban on plastic even for distributing water.At a hi...
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'Making imports easier will boost manufacturing in India and create jobs' 7.2.2017 News
I hear Belgian entrepreneurs say the way (Indian) fiscal authorities are treating us is quite hard to understand: Alexander De Croo
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India is the world's testing ground for demonetisation: Belgian Deputy PM 6.2.2017 Latest News
In a Q&A, Alexander De Croo hints his country may prefer India to the US as a strategic partner
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Oil spillage hasn't affected desal plants, Chennai Metrowater says 6.2.2017 TOI: Chennai
The recent oil spillage off Kamarajar Port in Ennore has had no impact on the two desalination plants in Minjur and Nemmeli, officials in Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board said on Monday.
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Focus on high value aqua products for profits: Expert advice to farmers 6.2.2017 Hindu: News
AP best suited for shrimp, fish cultivation; govt. should encourage traditional farming, says Mohankumaram Nair
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Water problems begin cropping up 5.2.2017 Hindu: Home
In some areas, water is now being supplied once in two weeks
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Technology being used to address problems on earth:ISRO Chief 5.2.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) AS Kiran Kumar today said "we are making use of technology to address the problems faced on earth. "
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‘Desalination plants remain safe’ 5.2.2017 Hindu: Chennai
The two desalination plants in Minjur and Nemmeli are being operated for drinking water supply to the city. There are no traces of oil found near the shoreline in these areas and the operation of the...
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Priority to safe drinking water: Minister 4.2.2017 Hindu: Home
As one of the steps to counter drought, officials to monitor digging of borewells
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76 villages in Khanapur declared drought-hit 4.2.2017 Hindu: National
As many as 76 out of 305 villages of Khanapur taluk have been declared as drought-affected this year. This is for the second consecutive year that Khanapur taluk is facing a drought situation. Rainfa...
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Students, villagers clash over borewell on college campus 3.2.2017 Hindu: National
Students of Veterinary College in Hassan staged a protest on the campus on Friday, alleging that people from the neighbouring localities had barged into the campus and assaulted them on Thursday even...
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