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Even a of pollution in Ganga is matter of concern: NGT 21.5.2019 PTI: All news
Even a of pollution in Ganga is matter of concern: NGT
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Water crisis may cause ‘lead poisoning’ in city 16.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Water crisis may cause ‘lead poisoning’ in city
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MEIL Completed 130 Projects in FY-19 16.5.2019 PTI: All news
MEIL Completed 130 Projects in FY-19
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Arsenic-breathing microbes found in Pacific Ocean 6.5.2019 The Shillong Times
Scientists have discovered microorganisms breathing arsenic — a deadly poison for most living things — in the low-oxygen parts of the Pacific Ocean. The researchers from the University of Washington (UW) in the US analysed seawater samples from a region below the surface where oxygen is almost absent, forcing life to seek other strategies. These […]
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Andhra Pradesh men to take on PM Modi in Varanasi 28.4.2019
Nellore: Veligonda Project Sadhana Samiti leaders Vadde Srinivasulu and Kollur Ravikiran Sarma of Botlagudur village in Pamuru mandal of Prakasam district are all set to file nominations for Varanasi Lok Sabha seat against Prime Minister  on Monday, the last day to submit nominations in UP. "We chose to contest against the Prime Minister to highlight the perennial shortage of drinking water, regular drought, besides fluoride and kidney problems in Prakasam district, at the national-level," Mr Sarma said. Mr Sarma is a purohit for 10 villages while Mr Srinivasulu is a software engineer working in L&T in Bengaluru. Both have been fighting for remedial measures to fluoride and kidney ailments haunting western parts of Prakasam. They had floated Veligonda Project Sadhana Samiti along with likeminded friends around five years ago as supplying potable drinking water from Veligonda was the only solution to prevent serious health problems in the region. They are also demanding an ...
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Reflections of life 28.4.2019 The Shillong Times
By Anjana Kannankara Water, aptly called the elixir of life, is the most essential factor behind human survival and establishment of civilisations. Existence of life on earth hugely depends on the key reason, availability of water. No wonder, a major portion of the blue planet is covered with water. Human body consists of 70 per […]
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PHE water plant found poisoned, narrow escape for 3000 villagers in Cachar 24.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
PHE water plant found poisoned, narrow escape for 3000 villagers in Cachar
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Algae cure for water acidity in JH on anvil 21.4.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Algae treatment is being contemplated to improve the water quality in East Jaintia Hills afflicted by acid mine drainage. A report was submitted to the NGT-appointed Katoki panel by the Chief Executive Officer of Triniti Impacts International, Chennai, on the screening and feasibility of treatment of water samples from Lad Rymbai, Sutnga and Moowakhu, […]
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Cabbages & Kings: Why are India's airports so strict? 13.4.2019
Tying them round the necks Of stray dogs. A pretence That they are owned and not To be shot In the cull." From Pashta Ka Nashta by Bachchoo When I first left for Britain from Bombay (not yet rechristened) airport in the mid-1960s, my first trip abroad, a throng of family and friends gathered to see me off. They came right up to the departure gates after I had checked in my single suitcase, carried to the check-in desk by friends who wanted to make a gesture of friendship. There were no security checks at the time as the terror of maniacs blowing up planes hadn"t set in, so the dozen or so of the farewell party waved me through the gate behind which my passport was checked and I went my trepid way to the gate. That was then. The airport was not a great architectural treasure as are the airports of Mumbai and Bengaluru today, both of which I have arrived and left at in the last few weeks. Grand and imposing though they are, the procedures within are a bit of a puzzle. Two people in khaki ...
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Decide whether Tikri Khurd lake in Narela is wetland: NGT 2.4.2019 PTI: All news
Decide whether Tikri Khurd lake in Narela is wetland: NGT
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Water woes: Why not cloud seeding, asks Madras HC 30.3.2019 PTI: All news
Water woes: Why not cloud seeding, asks Madras HC
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Assam's groundwater contamination will worsen, experts warn 29.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Assam's groundwater contamination will worsen, experts warn
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Assam’s groundwater contamination will worsen, experts warn 29.3.2019 The Shillong Times
By Azera Parveen Rahman   GUWAHATI: Its the peak election season. But, even as political parties go all out to appease voters, the worsening quality of groundwater hardly finds any mention. In northeast India, Assam is in the middle of a grave groundwater contamination crisis. According to government estimates, fluoride contamination affects 23 districts and arsenic contamination […]
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Slum dwellers seek proper shelters, secured jobs 25.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Slum dwellers seek proper shelters, secured jobs
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Cyclone death toll above 750; fighting disease new challenge 25.3.2019 PTI: All news
Cyclone death toll above 750; fighting disease new challenge
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Goa orders probe to check Parrikar's burial site was purified or not 24.3.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Goa ministry has taken strong note of some activities carried out in the Kala Academy premises.
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Workshop on arsenic, iron, fluoride-free drinking water held 24.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on arsenic, iron, fluoride-free drinking water held
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Modi, Hasina open projects in Bangladesh 12.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Modi, Hasina open projects in Bangladesh
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Modi, Hasina inaugurate development projects 12.3.2019 PTI: All news
Modi, Hasina inaugurate development projects
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PM Modi, Hasina jointly inaugurate multiple projects 11.3.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Monday jointly inaugurated four projects via video conferencing in various fields.The projects included road transport, health and education. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Modi said all these projects are directly linked to the lives of the common people. “There is very close bond […]
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