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With depleting reserves, Leh on brink of drinking water scarcity 22.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The department is supplying drinking water for two hours in the morning and two hours in the evenings.
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Common chemicals increase risk of metabolic disorders 22.5.2019 The Shillong Times
Do you know that your everyday exposure to everyday harmful chemicals can land you into serious trouble? A recent study has found that people exposed to chemicals called Phthalates, increase the risk of metabolic disorders. The study was discussed in the meeting, ‘ECE 2019’. Researchers found a correlation between levels of phthalate exposure and markers […]
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State farmers may now sell power to APDCL 19.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
State farmers may now sell power to APDCL
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Cholera breaks out in Fani-hit Puri district 17.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Villagers have appealed the hospital and district health authorities to send a mobile health team for assessment of the situation at the village.
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River interrupted! 12.5.2019 The Shillong Times
By Madhumita Mookerji Water is fast becoming as precious as gold in many regions of the world today due to shortage. Environmentalists warn that unless water is used more sagaciously when there is still time, the world may suffer from a water-crisis as never seen before. There are few people to tell us to turn […]
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Kadapa: Drinking water supply reviewed 9.5.2019
Kadapa: Kadapa district collector C. Harikiran directed the field officers to take necessary steps to mitigate drinking water problem. He held a video conference with all the mandal-level officers on Wednesday morning on drinking water and NREGS programme. The officers were told to take necessary steps to provide drinking water through tankers and asked them to go for more tankers if necessary. He told the officials to repair borewells and pipelines.At present, the district administration is supplying water through tankers to 687 villages. In view of the heatwave, he asked the officials to send tankers to 1,000 villages and directed them to take  necessary steps. He ordered the officials to set up water camps wherever possible and also identify donors to achieve the endeavour. He directed the animal husbandry officers to provide adequate drinking water to the animals. The NREGS officials were told to provide sufficient drinking water and butter milk to the labourers. The officers were told to create ...
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'Common man's Maharani' braves heat for Maharaj's win 6.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
AICC general secretary Mr Scindia is pitted against K. P. Yadav of BJP in Guna, which is going to Lok Sabha polls on May 12.
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Chennai: Spl wing to protect water bodies, remove encroachments 5.5.2019
Chennai: Observing that our grandfathers saw water in rivers, our fathers in wells, the present generation in taps and our children only in bottles, the Madras high court said "we should not make our grandchildren see it in capsules." Coming down heavily on the poor utilisation of water resources and neglect of water bodies in the state, the court directed the state  government to constitute a special wing in the public works department, with the chief secretary as chairman, to remove all encroachments in water bodies etc with the assistance of the police and of the military if assistance is not provided by the police. The court was hearing a petition by V B R Menon, an advocate of the high court, which sought direction from the court for installing appropriate water management systems based on standard specifications, modern technology and GPS-based instruments to achieve optimum utilisation of all water bodies situated within the city of Chennai and its suburban areas. The bench noted ...
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Battling water woes of worst kind, 5 UP villages boycott elections 29.4.2019 PTI: All news
Battling water woes of worst kind, 5 UP villages boycott elections
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Golaghat civic board’s failure to supply drinking water resented 28.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Golaghat civic board’s failure to supply drinking water resented
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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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Intense Heat 27.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Madhya Pradesh is reeling under the intense heat conditions crossing 40 degree Celsius in most of the places. The Western district Khargone worst hit temperature soaring upto 45.6 degree. In nearby Dhar district it is at 44.5 degree. The capital Bhopal having 42.2 degree temperature. The heat waves are prevailing all over the State. The […]
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Why don't parks usetreated water, bbmp? 25.4.2019
Rainwater harvesting plants for individual homes, mandatory STPs and compost plants in apartment complexes - BBMP excels at telling people what to do. Rarely does it follow its own advice, though. The city"s parks are drying up, a normal occurence this time of year but BBMP has done little to find a permanent solution. Instead of following its own rules and setting up rainwater harvesting or sewage treatment plants, BBMP buys water from private tankers to water its parks! And it"s a drain on taxpayer money. Has BBMP actually managed to find a solution that is worse than the problem, asks Aknisree Karthik Fortunately for Bengaluru, it has not entirely lost its Garden City reputation thanks to the many parks that still dot it. Besides the famous Cubbon Park and Lalbagh that provide huge lung spaces in a city that is fast turning into a concrete jungle, most localities have their own parks, where people can enjoy their walks and breathe in some fresh air. But on the other hand, while the city is ...
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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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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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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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Trial run of ambitious water supply project begins 24.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Trial run of ambitious water supply project begins
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Golaghat residents hit hard by water-borne diseases 23.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Golaghat residents hit hard by water-borne diseases
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