User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Water-Supply :: Pollution
Last updated: Sep 13 2019 13:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Heavy rain, dams full to the brim, yet Pune citizens have to rely on costly tanker water 13.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Citizens fail to realise why, even with abundant rains and a flooded city, their daily needs for water are not met and the municipal corporation has to implement water cuts in so many areas. Here's a look at the real reasons.
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Clean Green Arunachal campaign launched 26.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Clean Green Arunachal campaign launched
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What’s making the water in Shillong oily and undrinkable? 9.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Authorities say it is because of the high usage of chemicals needed to treat the turbid waters in the once pure rivers and springs of the region. But what is polluting the water in the first place?
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Key Highlights of Union Budget 2019-20 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech today and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before the Parliament. The key highlights of Union Budget 2019 are as follows:   10-point Vision for the decade Building Team India with Jan Bhagidari: Minimum Government Maximum Governance.
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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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No end to myriad woes of Bishnujyoti Path residents 26.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
No end to myriad woes of Bishnujyoti Path residents
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2020 is around the corner, can we stop Delhi from running dry? 24.6.2019 Citizen Matters
If a 2018 Niti Aayog report is to be believed, the capital is among 21 Indian cities that look poised to run out of groundwater by next year. Here’s what has brought Delhi to this ominous brink, and what needs to be done to avert Doomsday.
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Seven reasons why Chennai should have seen this water crisis coming 21.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Severe water shortage has brought Chennai almost to a standstill today, but the writing on the wall has been clear for quite some time now. Here are seven tell-tale signs the state should have taken note of and acted upon.
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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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Bellandur and Varthur lake revival speeds up, public meeting on June 21st 13.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
After decades of neglect, Bellandur and Varthur lakes are now on the fast track to being revived, after the intervention of a NGT-appointed committee. The committee will also hold its first public meeting this month
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Bengaluru Buzz: Property tax hike planned | 65,000 buildings yet to have RWH | Peenya units flout pollution norms 9.6.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP plans to hike property tax, most industrial units in Peenya found contaminating groundwater and soil, BWSSB takes stock of rainwater harvesting systems - read more on what made news in Bengaluru over the past week
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Meghalaya to soon have a Water Policy 7.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya to soon have a Water Policy
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Blood camp 16.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Blood camp
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Living in hell: Sewage, garbage and contaminated water leave 2800 families struggling in Delhi transit camp 13.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Evicted Kathputli Colony residents struggle with water shortage and lack sanitation in their temporary homes in Anand Parbat. As they wait for the new homes, the sordid conditions in the transit space create grave implications for the environment.
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Coal mining has turned Meghalaya’s rivers acidic. Can humble algae revive them? 28.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Scientists say that ‘the algae-based solution looks encouraging on the basis of initial lab results’.
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Supply treated sewage water to amusement park: NGT panel 3.4.2019 Hindu: Cities
Plea said park was using groundwater without permission
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Where finding water is a daily struggle 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
With borewells running dry and tankers in short supply, the crisis is expected to have poll ramifications
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NGT committee inspects Varthur lake | Electric Vehicle charging stations in August | Smart parking project 23.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Electric Vehicle charging stations and smart parking to be introduced soon, Ola taxis banned, and revelations from a surprise inspection of Varthur lake - read on for a recap of Bengaluru news this week
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Why the air inside your home could be as toxic as that outside 13.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
India's dubious distinction in terms of air quality is widely discussed, but the focus of discussion has typically been outdoor pollution. Yet, right here in Bengaluru, indoor pollution poses serious risks for several communities, cutting across class. What are the sources of indoor pollution and how can it be addressed?
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An eco-friendly dry toilet can change rural sanitation – but Swachh Bharat Mission is ignoring it 25.2.2019 Scroll.in
Ecosan toilets are cost effective and don’t need water, but Swachh Bharat is focusing on pit toilets.
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