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Nature's delicate balance is upset and no one but us can restore it 17.7.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Delhi is facing a huge shortage of drinking water -- to the tune of 300 million gallons a day and the tanker water mafia is thriving.
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Meghalaya Cabinet adopts Draft Water Policy 14.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya Cabinet adopts Draft Water Policy
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Cabinet approves draft water policy 13.7.2019 The Shillong Times
By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Meghalaya on Friday became the first state in the country to have a draft water policy with the state Cabinet approving it. Talking to media persons after the Cabinet meeting, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said that the Draft Meghalaya State Water Policy 2019 was approved by the Cabinet at its […]
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Meghalaya first state to draft water policy 12.7.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Meghalaya has become the first state in the country to have drafted  the state water policy 2019 after the State Cabinet approved the policy following detailed discussions and deliberations. Talking to media persons after the Cabinet meeting, Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong said that the policy would be notified soon by the government. Talking about […]
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Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': Govt tells Lok Sabha 12.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': Govt tells Lok Sabha
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One held for sand mining 12.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
One held for sand mining
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Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': govt tells LS 12.7.2019 PTI: All news
Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': govt tells LS
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Exploiting ground water  11.7.2019 The Shillong Times
Editor, I am a resident of Nongrim Hills and wish to inform that the Dorbar Shnong Nongrim Hills together with all the residents of the locality led by the then Headman, Mr Joshua Kharkongor had agreed upon and stood against the drilling of water in 2008. Then, in 2013, the Landmark Hotel located in Upper Nongrim […]
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NGT slaps interim fine of Rs 10 lakh on paper mill for causing pollution in Sitapur 10.7.2019 PTI: All news
NGT slaps interim fine of Rs 10 lakh on paper mill for causing pollution in Sitapur
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Make Chandigarh capital of Punjab: Sukhbir Badal 9.7.2019 PTI: All news
Make Chandigarh capital of Punjab: Sukhbir Badal
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Centre asks civic bodies to set up cell for rainwater harvesting 8.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Centre asks civic bodies to set up cell for rainwater harvesting
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Young & concerned 7.7.2019 The Shillong Times
By Prasanta Phukon Plastic waste has turned into a major problem around the world and its management has gained paramount importance not only in environmental studies but also in policymaking. However, policymakers in this part of the country are yet to wake up to the imminent threat and prioritise the issue in their agenda. In ...
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Budget pro-people: CM 6.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Budget pro-people: CM
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HC bans unauthorised mining in Manipur rivers 4.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
HC bans unauthorised mining in Manipur rivers
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Dip in groundwater sparks pilot project 4.7.2019
Vijayawada: Musunuru mandal of Krishna district, that has witnessed an alarming drop in the groundwater levels, has been selected for the implementation of the pilot project of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan, a Central government initiative. The selection of Musunuru came after the Central government, alarmed at the rapidly dipping groundwater levels in the mandal, listed it in the danger zone. Officials say that the groundwater level has been dropped below 78 meters across the mandal as on July 3, 2019. Nearly 5,300 farmers draw water through bore wells for their crops, which is the highest utilisation of water area across the state. Alerted by the Central government, the district authorities started awareness programmes to sensitise the locals to save every drop of water which is crucial for the future of the mandal. On June 19, the water level was 81.118 meters, it was 102.179 meters on May 19, in November, 2018, it was 85.981 meters and on July 3, 2018, a year ago it was at 68.6 meters below the ground ...
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Allot funds to desalination plants: Thol Thirumavalavan to Nirmala Sitharaman 3.7.2019
Chennai: Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi leader Thol Thirumavalavan demanded that the Union  Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman allot sufficient funds to start desalination plants in coastal Villupuram, Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Thoothukudi, Ramanathapuram and Kanyakumari districts. In a memorandum submitted to Nirmala Sitharaman in New Delhi on Tuesday, he stated that Tamil Nadu is a water deficient state and has poor resources in both surface and ground water. Desalination plants are the immediate solutions. He requested the Finance Minister to allot sufficient funds to set up desalination plants in Villupuram, Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Thoothukudi, Ramanathapuram and Kanyakumari districts. He appealed to the Central government to allot sufficient funds for setting up AIIMS, Madurai and the Smart City project in Tamil Nadu. Pointing out that farmers are in distress and many of them are committing suicide, he sought the Central government to announce farm loan waiver in the budget. He said tht the ...
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Anti-hydrocarbon demos in Tiruchy 3.7.2019
Tiruchy: Members of several farmers' associations and like-minded organisations of Tiruchy and Tiruvarur districts staged a demonstration after police refused permission for this. Their demands included a ban on hydrocarbon projects anywhere in Tamil Nadu, declaring the Cauvery delta region as a protected agriculture zone, prevention of illegal sand mining, removal of encroachments on water bodies, appointment of a full time chairman for the Cauvery Management Board, and denial of permission to Karnataka for constructing a new reservoir across the river Cauvery at Mekadatu. Members of the Tiruchy district unit of the Tamilaga Vivasayeegal Sangam led by their district president M.P. Chinnadurai staged a demonstration at Mukkombu near Tiruchy on Tuesday. Police arrested some farmers when they attempted to defy the police order and demonstrate at Tiruvarur, Valangaiman and a few other places in Tiruvarur district. Some students of the Thiru Vi Ka Government Arts College at Tiruvarur abstained from ...
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Baghel reviews schemes of Kukshi region 2.7.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal The Minister for Narmada valley Development and Tourism Surendra Singh Baghel reviewed ongoing schemes in Kukshi Assembly Constituency of Dhar district today. Baghel said that keeping in view the depleting ground water level, efforts should be made to revive abandon rural tap-water schemes. Deepening work of well, pond and river besides other […]
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Jal Shakti Abhiyan launched in Garo Hills 2.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Jal Shakti Abhiyan launched in Garo Hills
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Jal Shakti Abhiyan launched in Tura 1.7.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: As part of the Pan India Campaign – “Jal Shakti Abhiyan” was launched on Monday by the Commissioner and Secretary, Community and Rural Department (C& RD), Meghalaya, Shillong, P Sampath Kumar along with CEO, MSRLS, Shantanu Sharma here at Tura. It may be mentioned that the campaign aims to target water stressed areas for ...
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