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Last updated: Jun 19 2018 13:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Stop illegal tapping of Periyar water’ 19.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Water bottling units are reportedly the main suspects, says Periyar Irrigation Planning Committee
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Civic body plans to overhaul canals 19.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Proposals sought from consultants for feasibility study
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City residents give a thumbs up to new parks 18.6.2018 Hindu: News
Encouraged by the response, civic body to open 20 more
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Parched or polluted: on India's water crisis 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Urgent reforms are needed to deal with the acute water stress in most of India
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Canal drains sewage into Manali river 17.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Threat to drinking water projects of nearby panchayats
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Rajasthan: Agriculture top agenda in NITI Aayog meet to be held today 17.6.2018 DNA: Opinion
Chief minister Vasundhara Raje who has been camping in New Delhi for last 4 days will be participating in the fourth governing council of NITI Aayog on Sunday. Chief secretary DB Gupta reached New Delhi on Saturday and met the chief minister over various points of the state, related to the meeting on Sunday. Sources informed that state will be giving a proposal on a better scheme for drinking water and for increasing the income of the farmers. Sources informed that issues related to agriculture are on the top priority in the list of the meeting in which all the chief ministers of various states will be participating. Stress will be on adoption of e-marketing (e-Nam) by states for marketing of agriculture produce. Centre has aimed at doubling the farmers’ income by 2020 and for this, reforms are needed in the agriculture sector. Sources informed that one of the agenda to be talked about will be the celebration of 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The meeting is also expected to discuss issues related ...
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CM has locked himself in Bigg Boss house: BJP 16.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had “locked himself up” in a reality television show situation, leaving the capital to fend for itself in the fa
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CM has locked himself in Big Boss house: BJP 16.6.2018 Hindu: News
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had “locked himself up” in a reality television show situation, leaving the capital to fend for itself in the fac
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Water level recedes in some, stays same in others 16.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Water level recedes in some, stays same in others
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‘Hal Chal’ concludes 16.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
3,000 railway pensioners issued revised PPOs on second day
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Plastic-free wedding – Chennai family shows the way! 16.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A couple in Chennai ties the knot in a unique, plastic-free wedding. The family shares a checklist for our readers to be inspired and try to incorporate in their lives! »
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Rajasthan: Strong dusty winds from Karachi trouble people in border areas 16.6.2018 DNA: Top News
A dust storm has enveloped swathes of Rajasthan bordering Pakistan for the past few days. Strong winds carrying dust from Karachi has turned the sky into yellow over Bikaner, Churu, Barmer, Pokhran, Jodhpur, Jalore, Jaisalmer, Hanumangarh and Sri Ganganagar. According to the weather department, the dust storm, which is active for the past 3-4 days and is expected to continue for another 2-3 days. The wind is blowing at the speed of approximately 30kmph disrupted normal life by snapping power for more 12 hours which also affected the water supply.  Even the vehicular traffic has been affected by the dust. Although because of so much dust suspended in the sky, the temperature has come down slightly, it causing breathing problems and people allegoric to dust are not even venturing out of their home. While people of Bikaner are facing for drinking water problem, the dust storms have hit the farmers of Jalore as they are not able to sow seeds. In Pokhran, the residents are facing the same problems because of ...
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‘Will give up water if they try to evict us’ 16.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Sisodia says in video message; BJP leaders protesting at Delhi Secretariat go on indefinite hunger strike
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Adulterated tea, banned tobacco products seized 16.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Surprise inspections held on Thursday and Friday
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Infra boost likely for schools, anganwadis 16.6.2018 Hindu: National
Given priority under MLACDS
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When Shimla queued up for water 15.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Taps in Shimla went dry this summer, posing an unprecedented water crisis in the hill town. Adverse climatic conditions are believed to be the main factor for reduced flow in streams. Vikas Vasudeva reports on the failure of State governments to check unplanned development and exploitation of water resources.
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Chitlapakkam residents to meet CM 15.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Residents discuss a host of issues with former MP
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Ahead of 2019 polls, Mamata Banerjee to take class of TMC councillors 15.6.2018 DNA: Money
Keeping the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in mind, the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal wants the party councillors of municipal bodies across the state to enhance communication with the public. A workshop of the councillors have been planned after the July 21 Martyrs’ Day observation. The workshop will take place at the Biswa Banga Convention Centre at New Town. At present there are 3,600 councillors in 126 municipal bodies and six corporations. Most of them are from TMC. Sources said that at the workshop, councillors will be given a list of dos and dont's. Other than increasing mass communication, councillors will also be advised to be polite in their behaviour and words, be proactive to help civic amenities reach every household, deal with problems of drinking water, prevent dengue and other vector-borne diseases and to create against usage of plastic. The leadership believes that without people’s participation most of these work would not be possible and thus a solid connect needs to be ...
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India staring at dry future, 600 million face high water stress: Niti Aayog report 15.6.2018 Zee News : India National
Niti Aayog's composite water management index has warned that major Indian cities could run out of groundwater in the next two years.
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India suffering worst water crisis in history, says NITI report 15.6.2018 Rediff: News
Forty per cent of population will have no access to drinking water by 2030 and 21 cities, including New Delhi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, will run out of groundwater by 2020.
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