User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Water-Supply :: Pollution
Last updated: Feb 11 2019 10:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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River ecosystems: India’s most precious national asset is crying out for legal protection 11.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Only river stretches passing through national parks and sanctuaries enjoy robust protection.
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BMC to reduce water supply from Upper Lake 30.1.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) will reduce supply time of water from Upper Lake by 10 minutes in view of dwindling level of the lake due to deficient rainfall in the last monsoon season. A BMC  press release said the water storage in the lake has been less by 50 per cent. This […]
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Suffering in the name of development 30.1.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Suffering in the name of development
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Modi’s clean Ganga plan hinges on private companies tackling sewage. Will it work? 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Four years after the Narendra Modi government launched the Rs 20,000-crore Namami Gange project, Scroll.in investigates how it is progressing.
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City Buzz: Women’s wall of solidarity | Delhi water supply projects | Rent inflation in Mumbai…and more 5.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Sabarimala controversy has rocked the nation and created a stir across cities, especially among women; That and more news from our cities this week in this edition of City Buzz.
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Five facts about water our cities need to remember in 2019 4.1.2019 Citizen Matters
If reports, surveys and news headlines from 2018 are anything to go by, the future of our cities is ominous in terms of water availability and access. A recap of five key facts that must guide our efforts towards conserving and enhancing our water resources.
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How is Cauvery water supply treated for contamination? 18.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Drawing 1450 million liters of water per day from 150 kms and distributing it to households —how does that work out? How do Bengalureans get safe water?
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Armed with NGT order, Vedanta to approach govt to restart Tuticorin's Copper smelter unit 17.12.2018 Sify Finance
The Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin which was shut down post intense violence that left as many as 13 dead and over 60 injured in May 2018 could get back to life soon.
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Urban housing policy: Crucial questions concerning Guwahati 3.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Urban housing policy: Crucial questions concerning Guwahati
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Dust, dust everywhere: The ignored pollutant in Chennai’s air 30.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Unchecked industrial pollution and unplanned construction are creating hazardous levels of dust pollution in the city, but authorities are yet to formulate guidelines for compliance with central rules on construction and demolition waste management.
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In Madhya Pradesh’s energy hub Singrauli, residents felt powerless before the elections 28.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Displacement, unemployment, environment degradation are some of many problems in this part of the state.
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City buzz: Mumbai water crisis | Delhi ban on non-CNG vehicles | New port at Varanasi… and more 17.11.2018 Citizen Matters
What's keeping Mumbai parched? What are the latest measures being mulled in Delhi to combat pollution? Which housing projects will be exempt from prior green clearance? A look back at the important headlines from India's cities this week.
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CM launches Swachhta Hi Seva campaign 17.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
CM launches Swachhta Hi Seva campaign
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Ilmi inaugurates 28 JanaJal water ATMs in NDMC area of Connaught Place 4.9.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, BJP leader Shazia Ilmi on Tuesday inaugurated 28 JanaJal water ATMs in NDMC area of Connaught Place in Delhi.JanaJal, a water services company, has collaborated with NDMC to install 75 Water ATMs in the heart of the capital. Out of 75 ATMs, 28 were installed under phase 1 of the project. Ms Ilmi, who […]
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24x7 water supply projects to be fully commissioned in 2020 3.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
24x7 water supply projects to be fully commissioned in 2020
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SGBG call to shun plastic items 2.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
SGBG call to shun plastic items
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Mumbai: 84 Byculla jail inmates out of hospital, four new admitted 22.7.2018 DNA: Popular News
Four new inmates from Byculla jail were admitted to the government-run Sir JJ Hospital on Saturday after they too complained of vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea and subsequent dehydration. Eight inmates were taken to the hospital, but four were discharged after treatment in OPD. Meanwhile, 80 inmates – including a four-month-old baby – were discharged from the hospital. They were admitted on Friday for the same symptoms. Seven inmates from the earlier batch of 87 still remain in hospital. All inmates are in stable condition, said Dr Sanjay Surase, medical superintendent of Sir JJ Hospital. The investigation is still on for the cause of the outbreak. BMC cleared the prison's water supply of any contamination on Saturday after testing samples. An antibiotic called doxycycline was administered by jail authorities to some inmates on Thursday. While the drugs have been sealed and submitted for testing, Dr Padmaja Keskar, BMC's executive health officer, says as the same batch of drugs were distributed ...
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When the hills go thirsty 24.6.2018 DNA: Top News
It is summertime and Shimla is a busy place. There are travellers to be checked-in, woollens to be sold at discounted 'summer' prices and tourists waiting to be shown around the mountain vistas. But, there is one thing whose mention is enough for everyone to pause and reflect on — water or the lack of it. There is an unconcealed unanimity across government offices, hotels and homes in the hill town, commercial establishments on the famous Mall Road and villages on the outskirts that the water crisis this summer is the worst that Shimla has ever faced. While the scarcity has always reared its head each summer, locals and experts admit that the acute crisis, which lasted over three weeks between May 20 and June 12, is unprecedented. "We did not have water for 15 days at a stretch. It was an ordeal for all of us in the neighbourhood. It was especially hard on all the women as taps ran dry even at the public toilets. We had to send our kids to relatives' homes in other cities," said Soma Jaiswal, 77, a ...
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No landfill site near 2 km of human habitation: CM Yogi Adityanath 19.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
No landfill site near 2 km of human habitation: CM Yogi Adityanath
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Faunal diversity up in Adyar creek after eco-restoration 5.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
It has gone up from 273 in 2016-2017 to 331 in 2017-2018
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