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Water-stressed in India: Officials in Karnataka’s Chitradurga clueless about JSA 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district scored zero in some Jal Shakti Abhiyan indicators
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Water-stressed in India: JSA helped Tirunelveli farmers look at options 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
As farmers could not sow paddy due to water scarcity, Jal Shakti Abhiyan officials urged them to plant other crops 
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Water-stressed in India: In Thanjavur, an outlier in need of conservation measures 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district ranked third in terms of water-conservation works under Jal Shakti Abhiyan  
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Water-stressed in India: Curious case of 2 neighbouring Telangana districts 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The contrast in the districts’ JSA rankings was due to proper implementation of schemes
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Water-stressed in India: Ground water mostly neglected in rain-surplus South Goa 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district, which receives surplus rainfall, has repaired traditional mud bunds, desiltation of rivers and reviving old canals
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Water-stressed India: Did Jal Shakti Abhiyan help 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Jal shakti abhiyan was launched to end india’s water woes. did it succeed? A review of the best and worst districts
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Water-stressed in India: Why Jal Shakti Abhiyan has only cosmetic effect in Palakkad 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Palakkad ranked 219th in Jal Shakti Abhiyan despite more than 2,300 mm rain annually
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Water-stressed in India: Kadapa officials urge bottoms-up approach 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
The Andhra Pradesh district, that was ranked first, could do even better if local officials are given freedom to choose, they say
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Water-stressed in India: How bunds helped farmers in Mahoba put drought behind 11.3.2020 Downtoearth
Construction of bunds helped revive groundwater levels and recharged wells in drought-stricken Bundelkhand district  
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Water-stressed in India: Lessons from Telangana’s Sangareddy district 9.3.2020 Downtoearth
From Kakatiya mission in 2016 to Jal Shakti Abhiyan in 2019 — how de-silting of Pedda Cheruvu tank helped fix groundwater levels  
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Kattas and Madakas: Decline of traditional water conservation methods 27.2.2020 Downtoearth
Advent of modern water conservation systems and unequal distribution of labour work in Karnataka, Kerala districts have pushed them into decline  
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Manoj Kumar felicitated 21.2.2020 The Shillong Times
Veteran actor Manoj Kumar has been felicitated by the World Book of Records, London with the WBR Golden Era of Bollywood honour for being a legendary actor and for his contribution to Indian cinema. The certificate of honour was presented to Manoj Kumar recently by Santosh Shukla, Supreme Court Advocate (President World Book of Records), […]
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Watershed development projects reviewed 21.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Watershed development projects reviewed
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BJP flays Rahul for his 'alternative vision' jibe on ISIS formation 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The BJP on Thursday lashed out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his remarks in Germany where he allegedly sought to justify formation of ISIS linking it the concept of 'alternative vision' and said any attempt to give legitimacy to terror organisation is 'worrying'. "You tried to justify the terrorism......Nothing can be more worrying and fearsome," BJP spokesman Sambit Patra told reporters here. He said it was "unfortunate" that as lawmaker and as leader of a national party, Mr Gandhi tried to suggest that if minorities in India do not get jobs, "they may have to look for alternative vision...meaning that vision could come from the ISIS". "Mr Gandhi, you giving an excuse for the formation of ISIS......In the process, you have tried to denigrate minorities in Indian," he said. The BJP spokesman said, "Rahul Gandhi has yet again done a Rahul Gandhi.....he has left no opportunity demean the country and presented India in poor light". "It is unfortunate to suggest that the minorities ...
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Nitish meets Dalai Lama at Bodh Gaya 9.1.2020 PTI: All news
Nitish meets Dalai Lama at Bodh Gaya
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Flawed claims about NREGA implementation   19.12.2019 Downtoearth
It is good to know that rural development secretary Amarjeet Sinha felt MGNREGA implementation could be improved. But his assessments are far from reality
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Nitish writes to PM to ban porn sites 17.12.2019 PTI: All news
Nitish writes to PM to ban porn sites
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AB InBev inks Mou with ICRISAT to develop watershed replenishment structures in villages 7.12.2019 Central Chronicle
Hyderabad, Strengthening its commitment to ensure communities access quality water, AB InBev on Saturday announced that they have signed an MOU with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to develop watershed replenishment structures in villages around Charminar and Crown Breweries in Sangareddy district in Telangana. The partnership reinforces the company’s efforts […]
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Soil erosion triggers ravine expansion in Gujarat 14.10.2019 Downtoearth
Ravines have increased by 60-70 per cent in four districts of Gujarat in the last 4-5 decades and this threatens agriculture and livelihood there
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In this parched Bihar district, how farmers keep drought at bay 6.10.2019 India – The Indian Express
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