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Last updated: Nov 04 2017 12:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why we are to blame for the flooding in our cities 4.11.2017 Rediff: News
'India, by virtue of its gigantic population and geography, stands at the very front line of this climate catastrophe.'
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India Today Safaigiri Awards 2017: Complete list of winners 7.10.2017 India Today| NATION
The awards were launched in 2015 after PM Narendra Modi nominated the India Today Group and its chairman and editor-in-chief Aroon Purie as ambassadors of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
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Clean India Mission prioritises behavioural change 28.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
Till three years ago, millions of people across India, mostly the rural population and many in urban regions, were nonchalant about performing their early morning rituals, particularly relieving themselves anywhere out in the open.
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Unpredicted rain, predicted chaos 26.8.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Bengalureans were completely stumped by the 13-cm rainfall on the intervening night of August 14 and 15. Several areas and roads were completely under water in a flash that left everyone wondering: Why were we not warned? Why did the weathermen fail to predict such a massive downpour? But even as the city came to a virtual standstill in the wake of this unprecedented rainfall, a reality came out in the open: Forget heavy downpour, the city's infrastructure cannot even handle a mere 42.2 mm of rain, the recorded amount of showers for August 23. The weathermen could not warn the public about the record rains, which could have helped them take precautions. Despite giant strides in satellite-based weather forecasting technologies, Bengalureans had to depend on generalised statements from the Meteorological Departments. Poor infrastructure But the weathermen blames the chaos on the city's poor infrastructure. L Ramesh Babu, Bengaluru director of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), points out that the ...
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Move to use sewage water for irrigation 26.7.2017 TOI: Patna
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A spike in the footprints of time 8.7.2017 Hindu: National
Goyara Mugali in Bundelkhand fell off the map after its inhabitants waged a battle against the British during the First War of Independence. Volleyball has come to its rescue, but only just. Omar Rashid reports on the struggle of the village as it battles now to stay afloat
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5 rain-soaked getaways near Kolkata you must visit this monsoon 1.7.2017 India Today | February 13, 2012
Hit the roads this monsoon and rediscover these locations close to the city.
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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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