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Crumbling seawall heightens worries over flood threat to Indonesian capital 13.12.2019 Reuters: World News
When part of a seawall protecting Jakarta collapsed last week near fisherman Awing Takalar's shack it brought back bad memories of when another levee burst in 2007 and all his belongings were washed away.
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Noida Builder Fined Crores For Illegally Dumping Sewage In Green Belt 2.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A compensation of Rs 3.28 crore should be imposed on a builder in Noida for illegally extracting ground water and discharging untreated sewage in green belt area, a committee told the National Green...
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Deforestation major factor for climate change 18.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Deforestation major factor for climate change
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Green tribunal says advancing paddy transplantation in Punjab will improve air quality 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
Crop burning is considered one of the main reasons for the rising level of air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region and other northern states at this time of year.
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Philippines to lift moratorium on foreign research ships in its waters 25.10.2019 Reuters: World News
The Philippines will lift a 2018 moratorium on foreign scientific research in its exclusive economic zone so it can exploit marine resources, the national security adviser said on Friday.
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Averting Day Zero: How Bengaluru should manage its water 23.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A slew of regulations are needed to arrest Bengaluru's worsening water scarcity. These include change in water pricing, integrated management of various water resources, and so on
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Why residents on outskirts of Hyderabad are forced to drink contaminated water 16.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Groundwater, drawn at rapid rates from peri-urban areas of Hyderabad is now turning into a commodity, controlled and distributed at a premium by a few, to meet the needs of the city. Recent research reveals the alarming consequences of such trends.
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Forest Dept fines contractors for illegal extraction of earth 14.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Forest Dept fines contractors for illegal extraction of earth
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Cyprus says Turkish drill ship violates its rights 4.10.2019 Reuters: World News
Cyprus on Friday said Turkey's action in sending a drill ship to an area Nicosia has licensed for offshore hydrocarbons exploration was a 'severe escalation' of what it called Ankara's violations of the island's sovereign rights.
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Why several studies incorrectly suggest that groundwater levels are rising in South India 2.10.2019 Scroll.in
Most studies fail as they use traditional groundwater assessment methods which are unsuitable for hard rock aquifer systems in South India.
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India and Pakistan face a common threat: climate change 21.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Unlikely as it seems, collective action may be just what is needed to secure the lives and livelihoods of future generations in South Asia.
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Treated Sewage Water Supplied To ''Appu Ghar'' In Gurgaon: Haryana 11.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Haryana government has told the National Green Tribunal that treated sewage water is being supplied to ''Appu Ghar'' in Gurgaon and ground water is not being used in the amusement park.
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Debate: Is Jasprit Bumrah the best fast bowler in the world? 3.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
He has been exceptional for India no doubt but is he better than Archer, Cummins, Boult and Rabada?
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As India hosts a global desertification convention, a third of its land is facing severe degradation 3.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Caused by salinity, extreme weather events and human activities, the damage has cost India Rs 72,000 crore – 24% more than last year’s agricultural budget.
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Environment, poverty, corruption on agenda for pope's Africa trip 1.9.2019 Reuters: World News
Pope Francis leaves on Wednesday for Africa, where poverty, the environment, foreign exploitation of resources and corruption are expected to be high on his agenda as he visits the continent where Catholicism is growing fast.
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Indonesia's Plan To Change Capital May Trigger Fresh Crisis, Warn Critics 30.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Abandoning Jakarta for a new capital in Borneo won't save the fast-sinking Indonesian megacity from disaster and could even spark a fresh environmental crisis in a region home to rainforests and...
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Delhi's Free Water Scheme Being Misused By Housing Societies: Green Panel 28.8.2019 NDTV News - Cities
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government's scheme of providing 20,000 litres of water each month free of cost to every household in the national capital is being misused by several housing societies, a...
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The destruction of the Amazon is terrible news, but it won’t affect the world’s supply of oxygen 28.8.2019 Scroll.in
The oft-repeated claim that the rainforest produces 20% of Earth’s oxygen is based on a misunderstanding. Nearly all breathable oxygen originated in the oceans.
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Indonesia Building New Capital As Jakarta Sinks Into Sea: 10 Facts 28.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Megacity Jakarta is sinking at an alarming rate. Home to more than 1 crore people, the Indonesian capital sits on a swampy land with parts of it sinking by as much as 25 cm every year. If the current...
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Chennai Buzz: Water tanker strike called off | World Bank funding for roads project | Dial for Water gets upgrade..and more! 25.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From the latest update on the tanker protests to the reported terror threat to city, and boost for several large infrastructure projects, catch the most important news headlines from the city over the last seven days.
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