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Last updated: Jun 04 2017 13:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Disposable sanitary napkins mess up health and hygiene (June 5 is World Environment Day) 4.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Long-lasting, comfortable, stain-free and affordable are the thoughts that come to every woman's mind when she picks up a disposable sanitary napkin.
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Urban flood and effective management strategies 15.5.2017 Kangla Online
Urban flood and effective management strategies
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Maharashtra's polluting factories make its rivers filthiest in India 10.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
There was a time when Hanif S. Parkar, a fisherman from Dhabol Khadi village in the coastal district of Ratnagiri in Maharashtra, could net 25 different kinds of fish from Vashisthi, the local river.
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Maharashtra's factories making its rivers filthy, Pune worst offender 10.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Pune attracted 45% of the notices (2,392 of 5,276) issued to polluting factories between 2011-2016
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Bengaluru: Activists question government's silence on clarifying violations near lakes and wetlands 26.4.2017 India Today| Must Read
Today the biggest problem lake activists face is the lack of proper documents which leads to encroachers claiming they are in the right.
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Transforming water from poisonous to purified -- at no cost 3.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Deep wounds and white patches on their skin are common among people in this tiny West Bengal speck bordering Bangladesh. The disease turned deadly for many, and the culprit was drinking water that contained arsenic -- a toxic substance that can lead to chronic poisoning once it enters a human body.
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Froth, fumes and the many woes of one of Bengaluru’s oldest lakes 19.2.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Froth, fumes and the many woes of one of Bengaluru’s oldest lakes
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‘Vote for clean air, rivers, solar energy’ 14.2.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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UP has a water crisis but why are voters indifferent to it? 13.2.2017 Business Standard: News Now
As parties promise to clean up the Ganga and Yamuna, why is clean water not an electoral issue?
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Just spending money won't clean Ganga, say experts 8.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Just spending money on Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) will not clean the Ganga river - what is needed is a comprehensive plan to stop sewage from entering the river, say experts.
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Union Budget 2017: Full speech of Arun Jaitley 1.2.2017 TOI: Home
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented Modi government's post-demonetisation Budget on Wednesday. This was for the first time that the Railway Budget was incorporated with the General Budget and had several takeaways. Here is the full speech of the Finance Minister.
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Full text of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's Budget 2017 speech 1.2.2017 Latest News
Here is the full text of the speech delivered by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament
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Mizoram has assisted 131,940 families in settled farming: Governor 26.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Mizoram has financially assisted 131,940 families in doing settled farming instead of the traditional 'jhum' cultivation, Mizoram Governor Lt. Gen. Nirbhay Sharma (retd.) said here on Thursday.
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Dying Rivers of Pune Part I: Untreated sewage, garbage define Mula, Mutha 15.1.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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Hey India, know what’s in your water? 14.12.2016 FirstPost: Bollywood

While the government and corporates are pumping funds into the Swachh Bharat mission to ensure every Indian has access to a toilet by 2019, but many seem to be oblivious and ignorant to what happens after the flush. In a reply to a question raised in the Lok Sabha about treatment of sewage, the Ministry […]

The post Hey India, know what’s in your water? appeared first on Firstpost.

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Sukhbir launches Punjab's first amphibious bus at Harike Pattan Lake 13.12.2016 All Current Affairs Stories
The deputy chief minister announced that an amphibious bus ride will be also launched in Bathinda
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A bend in the Adyar 8.12.2016 Hindu: Arts
It’s been a year since the floods and the city’s iconic river flows on. Arun Krishnamurthy of Environmentalist Foundation of India speaks to AKILA KANNADASAN about his photo series that tracks the river from its source
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Change in behaviour key to Swachh Bharat 6.12.2016 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Despite promising beginnings, we may miss the larger sanitation objective by just constructing toilets. World Toilet Day should act as a reminder to reorient strategies to ensure a cleaner and healthier environment. Some good news to cheer about, most schools in India today have a toilet, thanks to a dedicated cell in the Prime Minister's Office that tracked day-to-day progress to achieve this. Cases of changing social behaviour too are coming to the fore. For instance, more and more women in rural India are refusing to marry into households that do not have a toilet, like in April this year when a woman in Kanpur rejected the groom for this reason. In states such as Gujarat and Haryana, one can contest for panchayat elections only if the candidate has a functioning toilet at home. But these bright sparks could get flushed away in the way we manage our larger sanitation paradigm. In the Union Budget 2015-16, the Union government reduced its direct funding for sanitation by Rs 3,500 crores, hoping to ...
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Solving India’s water woes one drop at a time 1.12.2016 FirstPost: Life

The idea is to provide people with more water using current resources while new infrastructure can be built.

The post Solving India’s water woes one drop at a time appeared first on Firstpost.

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Interview: Dr. Kapil Gupta* on Urban Floods 27.10.2016 Govt of india: PIB Features
In July, 2005 Mumbai, the financial capital of the country, came to a standstill. Heavy rains clogged the city which was not prepared to deal with such a heavy downpour.
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