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Cleaning Ganga: Varanasi to get 2 new STPs before March 20.10.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Delhi Development Minister Gopal Rai takes stock of Chhath Puja preparations 20.10.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Cleaning Ganga: Varanasi set to get new sewage treatment plants by March 20.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
These projects are at an advanced stage and will be commissioned before March 2018
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Won't stop Polavaram dam construction: AP rejects Odisha's request 20.10.2017
Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government appears unwilling to acquiesce to Odisha's request that work  on construction of Polavaram multipurpose project be stopped forthwith till the latter's concerns were addressed. A minister has said the state government has all the required clearances for the multi-purpose irrigation project, accorded national project status by the Centre. "We have all the clearances and we will go ahead with the construction," Andhra Pradesh Water Resources Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao asserted. He alleged opposition parties in AP were instigating other states (a reference to Chhattisgarh and Odisha), by raising the Polavaram issue in Parliament, to get the project stalled. On October 10, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wrote a letter to his AP counterpart Chandrababu Naidu requesting that the construction work of Polavaram be stopped immediately till his state's concerns were addressed. In the letter, Patnaik said construction of Polavaram was ...
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Cat on the roof of the world 20.10.2017 HBL: Home
The key to Asia’s water security, the elusive snow leopard is bringing hostile nations together for its conservation
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Bengaluru deluge gives a fillip to 2 dams 20.10.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Ponnaiyar, which feeds Krishnagiri and Sathanur dams, has seen heavy flow thanks to the rains
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Doing our best to clean upcanals: Chennai Corporation 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Briefs High Court on steps taken to ensure flow of water
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Fresh lease of life for Andhakarathodu 20.10.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Canal linking Muvattupuzha river to Champakkara canal turns a dumping yard
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Gurez Valley: Dard tribe’s last sanctuary and their fight for survival 19.10.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Andhra Pradesh: Horticulture output to rise after rains 19.10.2017
Anantapur: Anantapur, popularly known as the "fruit hub" of Andhra Pradesh, is all set to increase horticulture and floriculture output following heavy rains after decades.  Despite, severe drought and rain deficit conditions, the rich quality of soil in Anantapur district helped in producing different varieties of fruits which has a huge demand in National and International markets.  Tadipathri is the centre for production of orange while Anantapur suburbs are known for Papaya and Madakasira. Kalyanadurgam is the producer of pomegranate which grows based on different climatic and soil conditions. The recent rains brought cheer among farmers to divert more water towards dry land horticulture instead of depending on groundnut which has been incurring heavy losses consecutively.  Ground water sources improved more than 5 metres following the storage of water in the tanks and over flowing of river canals. More than 340 irrigation tanks were overflowing in addition to the constant ...
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Master plan for Canoli renovation in a month 18.10.2017
KOZHIKODE: The Regional Town planning committee handed over the detailed survey report to the district collector, which analysed the feasibility of Canoli canal and Kallayi river renovation project, on Tuesday. The survey report was handed over to collector U.V. Jose for further evaluation of the report based on which decisions will be made on the commencement of both the projects. "In one month's time, a master plan will be designed and developed for the renovation of Canoli canal and Kallayi River," Mr Jose. The master plan will be developed with the support of the Indian Institute of Architects and Town Planning department officials. The 13-km-long Canoli canal was surveyed in just a day's time with the support of officials of various government departments and technical and architecture students from the district, he added. The survey points out that there are a total of 97 industrial centres, 238 business centres, 501 houses and seven hospitals along the banks of Canoli ...
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Tough Central policy forced AP government to opt for Light Metro 18.10.2017
Vijayawada: The Centre"s new policy with more stringent parameters than before to approve Metro Rail projects, has prompted the Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation (AMRC) and the state government to opt for a Light Metro. The government  has also extended the Light Metro corridors up to Gannavaram airport, Krishna Canal junction crossing the Krishna river and Jakkampudi. As there is no progress on the original Metro Rail project, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has suggested that it will be appropriate that the contract/agreement is closed on mutual consent basis the and AMRC has agreed on October 4, according to AMRC managing director N.P. Ramakrishna Reddy. The secretary, ministry of urban development department, in his letter dated September 28, while returning the DPR to the state government, requested that it be resubmitted after bringing it in line with the new metro rail policy guidelines. The DMRC had prepared the DPR for the Vijayawada Metro for two corridors totalling 26 km. Corridor-1 ...
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China’s PoK power project to finish before deadline 18.10.2017 Free Press Journal: World
The company said in a statement that the project will help ease Pakistan’s power shortage and generate
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Vijay Rupani throws open lion safari park 18.10.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Jhelum water level reaches record low 18.10.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Srinagar, October 17 The Jhelum registered a new low in its recorded history as the water level dropped 0.65 feet below the zero point on Tuesday, making it the lowest drop in the past six decades. The water level of minus 0.65 feet is the “lowest gauge ever recorded at the Sangam site,” said officials of the Irrigation and Flood Control (IFC) Department. The depth was recorded at 9 am and immediately announced by the department as the lowest-ever. The department has been maintaining the daily record of the river’s water level since 1955 and the minus 0.65 feet water level is the lowest that has been registered in the past 62 years, the officials said. Sangam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district is one of the three locations where the department records the river’s water level daily. The flood alarm level at Sangam is 18 feet while flood declaration level is 21 feet and danger level is 23 feet. The river’s water level is likely to drop further as the forecast suggests the ongoing ...
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Up in arms 17.10.2017 Downtoearth
Shrinking of the world's largest desert lake has triggered a survival battle among nomadic tribes in the Kenyan-Ethiopian border. Jitendra travels across Kenya's Turkana county to see how climate change and human activities have led to the crisis
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Water levels swell in reservoirs as heavy inflows continue from Krishna, tributaries 17.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Water levels in all major reservoirs in Telangana continue to keep swelling, with some of them in surplus position already, thanks to constant inflows with the help of rains in the catchment areas for...
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Cleaning of River Noyyal in progress 17.10.2017 Hindu: Home
About 2,200 tonnes of wastes, including plastic materials, were removed from River Noyyal during the first 10 days of the cleaning up exercise initiated by industrial units in Tirupur knitwear cluster...
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China to speed up construction on Karot project that India has opposed to 17.10.2017 The Asian Age | Home
Karot Hydropower Project will be owned by Chinese company for 30 yrs, after which ownership will be turned over to Pak govt.
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Arunachal tribals oppose 10,000-MW hydro-electric dam on Siang River 17.10.2017 India – The Indian Express
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