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Category: resource_exploitation
Last updated: Jul 12 2019 18:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Landslides expose public indifference to repeated warning by authorities 11.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Landslides expose public indifference to repeated warning by authorities
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As the water crisis deepens, can India afford to leave groundwater unregulated? 11.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Experts say India needs a legislation on water that will incentivise conservation.
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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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Ancient Life Awakens Amid Thawing Ice Caps And Permafrost 8.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
From about 1550 to 1850, a global cold snap called the Little Ice Age supersized glaciers throughout the Arctic. On Canada's Ellesmere Island, Teardrop Glacier extended its frozen tongue across the...
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Opinion: Ranjit Singh’s new statue in Lahore isn’t the problem – the way it’s being celebrated is 4.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Admirers have air-brushed the Sikh emperor’s rule using such terms as secularism.
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Lebanon says issues still pending over sea border talks with Israel 3.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Lebanon insists any demarcation of its sea boundary with Israel be implemented only as part of a wider package including the land border, and wants this in writing, the parliament speaker said on Wednesday.
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Delhi’s water crisis could be reversed – but every resident will have to pitch in to stop wastage 1.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
From complying with rain-water harvesting rules to shunning RO filters, every individual can make a difference.
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Jaipur Pays The Price For Overusing Groundwater 29.6.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Amid a long, harsh summer and drought in many parts of the country, Rajasthan has become one of the states where over-extraction of ground water is leading to depletion at alarming levels.
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In fish-loving Kerala, poaching and pollution are decimating stocks – and threatening livelihoods 26.6.2019 Scroll.in
The government says it will amend the law in order to regulate illeginland fisheries.
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Chennai Buzz: When Chennai rains trended | Traders resent plastic raids | Action against encroachments…and more 24.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Missed these headlines from your city last week? Here's a quick recap to help you catch up on the buzz from Chennai.
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Kerala Offers 20 Lakh Litres Drinking Water, Tamil Nadu Says No Need Now 20.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Kerala government on Thursday expressed willingness to provide 20 lakh litres drinking water to Tamil Nadu, which is facing a water crisis, but the latter has declined it, saying there was "no...
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Factbox: Gold miners' rocky road in Colombia 20.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Canada's Continental Gold is on track to open a mine in Colombia in 2020 that will be the country's first large-scale underground gold project in years.
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Extraction of sand, sand gravel beyond limit from Subansiri river bed alleged 20.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Extraction of sand, sand gravel beyond limit from Subansiri river bed alleged
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Tamil Nadu Minister Slams "Politicising" Of Chennai Water Crisis 19.6.2019 NDTV News - South
Slamming those "politicising" the severe water crisis in Tamil Nadu, state fisheries Minister D Jayakumar on Wednesday said the government has been making up for the deficit created by successive...
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Kolkata’s ignored groundwater crisis could lead to much more than just water shortage 18.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Increasing contamination due to deepening of the water table, serious health hazards and even instability in built structures in the city -- indiscriminate extraction of groundwater could spell more doom for the city than it seems to be aware of.
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Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court 17.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 ...
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Chennai Buzz: Security in suburban stations | Longest dry spell since 2015 | Longer wait for canned water 17.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A quick look at some of the most prominent headlines from the city over the last one week.
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Meeting held to conserve Wangjing river 3.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Meeting held to conserve Wangjing river
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Salbari: close to refinery, but far from civic amenities 2.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Salbari: close to refinery, but far from civic amenities
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