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Inspired by you: PM to kids who won national awards 24.1.2020 Rediff: News
Interacting with children who won the Pradhan Mantri Bal Puraskar at his residence, the prime minister said he is proud to see the awareness of their duty towards society and the nation. "When I was getting introduced to you a while back, I was really surprised. The way you all have tried in different fields, the work that has been done at such a young age... is amazing," he said.
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Trust instituted 24.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Trust instituted
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India’s guidelines on wetlands will allow states to decide what counts as prohibited activities 22.1.2020 Scroll.in
An estimated 4.63% of the country’s geographical area is made up of wetlands.
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Delhi elections: Kejriwal releases ‘guarantee card’, promises free power, 24-hour drinking water 19.1.2020 Scroll.in
The chief minister said an Aam Aadmi Party government would reduce pollution by 300%.
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Modify PMKSY norms for hill areas: U'khand CM to Centre 17.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Govt to develop 8 religious sites in Hailakandi 17.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Govt to develop 8 religious sites in Hailakandi
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Delhi Cong promises 20,000 litre water free, cashback 17.1.2020 Rediff: News
Claiming that the cashback plan will help the city save 25-30 per cent of drinking water, Delhi Congress president Subhash Chopra alleged that the AAP government's free water scheme 'benefited water tanker mafia'.
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Dibrugarh honoured with Plastic Waste Management Award 13.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Dibrugarh honoured with Plastic Waste Management Award
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Death of two in Pangei firing of 2004 11.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Death of two in Pangei firing of 2004
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No Power from Sardar Sarovar 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The last massive dam of River Narmada in Gujarat the Sardar Sarovar has stopped the hydro power generation from its 1450 megawatt power plant due to unprecedented water shortage in the mighty river Narmada. The power plant is shut down indefinitely obviously till next rainy season. The Gujarat Government has decided to use the entire remaining water for providing drinking water. Under the Narmada Valley Project there are four dams on the river – three Bargi, Indira Sagar, Omkareshwar in Madhya Pradesh and the last Sardar Sarovar in the highest of all the four is in Gujarat. In the project most of the land of Madhya Pradesh is submerged. It was decided in the hydro power the biggest share of 57 per cent of power will be of Madhya Pradesh. But when Gujarat Government has shut down the hydro plant from the hydro power to Madhya Pradesh now it is zero. In the Sardar Sarovar the water storage is reduced upto 45 per cent, which is lowest in the last 15 years. This year it was deficient rains in the ...
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Stay safe this monsoon 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
It’s been a bit since the rains have hit our city and the clouds have been generous so far. So did you soak yourself in the first showers of these monsoons? Or take a stroll down your lane and let the pleasant breeze hit your face? The sudden change in weather that this season brings is always welcome; specially post the scorching summer heat. But while the monsoon comes as an awaited season round the year, it is also a fertile one for most germs and diseases to spread. With a few precautions, you can enjoy a healthy monsoon.  Watch the water: Come rains and water borne diseases are always on a surge. Boil or filter it, but ensure that you consume water that is absolutely clean. Prevent the purchase of water from outside, however, if it is essential pick up packaged drinking water only. “It is important to clean your filter often. Majority of the people never do this,” says Mumbai based physician Dr. Jay Vora. A heavy downpour leads to water that often remains stagnant and becomes a breeding ground for ...
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Defeat the arrogance of BJP' : Mamata at Raniganj 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Ranigunj, Trinamool Chairperson Mamata Banerjee on Friday asked the voters to defeat the 'arrogance' of the BJP. Addressing an election rally at Raniganj in Asansol constituency, she said, ' The local MP of BJP is uncouth and does not know Bengali culture. He has been an absentee MP, who is seen only during elections. ' ' The local MP is uncouth and uses abusive language. But we will not sink to their level. I am in public life for decades. He does not under Bengali culture. They have carried out a lot of torture on the people of Asansol by bringing in goons, arms and bombs from Jharkhand. But we are fighters and cannot be intimidated, ' Ms Banerjee asserted. ' The local MP cannot be found throughout the year. He only makes an appearance during elections, like a seasonal bird. He is arrogant and is audacious. Do not vote for him. Asansol was a municipality earlier. Now it has become a municipal corporation. A drinking water supply project worth Rs 2,800 crore is going on in Asansol. First phase of ...
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Dozen shanties gutted in Kolar 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The shanties near Sumitra Parisar in Kolar’s Banskhedi caught fire due to short circuit on Tuesday. The fire spread fast and engulfed about 40 shanties. About 10 to 12 shanties were gutted and the belongings of the dwellers worth about Rs 3 to 4 lakh were destroyed. Ten fire tenders of the BMC rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control. Fortunately no one was injured. Local corporator Pawan Baurana and cops from Kolar police station reached the spot after receiving information. It was total chaos in the locality. People from all sections of society came forward to save the slum-dwellers at this misfortune. SHO of Kolar Suneel Sharma said that after getting information of fire at the slums police team and fire brigade reached the spot and started rescue work. It took more than two hours to pacify the fire which gutted 12 shanties to ashes. The residents escaped unhurt and no casualty was reported in the incident. Administration swung into action and shifted ...
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Shah asks tribals not to fall prey over opposition's fake rumours 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Ranchi, Outlining the achievements of Narendra Modi government and the steps taken for the welfare of the schedule tribes and schedule castes in the country, BJP’s national president Amit Shah today urged the tribals of Jharkhand not be mislead by the false rumours which are being spread by the opposition. Addressing an interaction programme with the intellectuals of the tribal community here, he said tribals should not fall in the trap of the opposition but they should first wonder about whether the condition of roads, power, drinking water and other basic amenities of lives have improved over the last four years or not.” Any wrong decision is neither in the welfare of the community nor in the interest of the state,” he said. Mr Shah said the opposition was speaking lies that the SC/ST act has been weakened by the BJP government but in reality the act was earlier weak and by bringing in the changes it has been made further strong. Mr Shah issued a challenge to the legal pundits of the Congress party ...
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Uma takes offence to Ramdev's comparing her work with Gadkari's 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma Bharti has taken offence to Patanjali group founder Baba Ramdev comparing her performance for Ganga rejuvenation to that of incumbent minister for Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation, Mr Nitin Gadkari. Apparently, Baba Ramdev while speaking on a TV channel in London, had alleged that files were not moving during Ms Bharti’s tenure while the pace picked up under Mr Gadkari. Writing a letter to Baba Ramdev, which was also released to the media, Ms Bharti said she and Mr Gadkari were working together to cleanse the holy Ganga. 'No comparison is possible in terms of speed as the project earlier was in planning stage and is now being executed,' she had written. Following the Cabinet reshuffle, Ms Bharti was shifted to Drinking Water and Sanitation Ministry in September last year. Ms Bharti also went public with the letter stating, “I am confident your blessings will always be with me. Since you have made the remarks in public, I will also ...
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Rain Water Tanks 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Madhya Pradesh is also facing the grave problem of lack of underground water. The Chief Minister this year some months back announced a rural scheme to collect and accumulate rain water throughout the state in all the village as a lasting solution of water scarcity. He declared that under MANREGA works a water tank will be dig in every village of the state to provide year-long safe drinking water and percolate underground water everywhere. He emphatically declared before monsoon by June 15 every village will have tank. The day of June 15 is over and monsoon has arrived. Now people must be informed how many new tanks and the name of the each village where such tanks have come up to fill up with rain water. It is a charge against Mr.Modi that he is uttering “Jamla” his first Jamla of black money flopped. Charge against Mr.Chouhan is that he is making declaration and no implementation. Now Mr.Chouhan should come out with a report card on tank in each and every village of Madhya Pradesh.
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Irrigation project poised to transform agrarian economy of Telangana 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Hyderabad, Work is being carried out on war footing at the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project (KLIP) that will bring relief to farmers by irrigating their fields as well as provide drinking water in parched areas of Telangana. With the total cost of the project pegged at Rs 80,000 crore, it envisages construction of barrage across river Godavari at Medigadda near Kaleshwaram, and two more barrages between Medigadda and Sripada Yellampally Project at Annaram and Sundilla. When completed, the project will transform the agrarian economy of Northern Telangana. The entire project is scheduled to be completed by June 2022.The project will convey water to the command area spread over in 13 districts of Telangana through a network of canals, tunnels, lift systems and reservoirs for irrigating an area of 18,25,700 acres against the original proposed area of 16,40,000 acres. The entire project works are divided into seven links and 28 packages. As a large area exists in the middle reaches of Godavari covering ...
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Modi Visit 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi on a day’s visit to Madhya Pradesh at Mohanpura in Rajgarh he dedicated Mohanpura irrigation Project. It will irrigate 1.25 hectares of land and provide drinking water to 400 villages. The Rajgarh district so far mostly dependent of rain water for agriculture. The Mohanpura Project has given a big fillip in irrigation. Mr.Modi also praised for the leadership of the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan in making tremendous progress in the development of the state. In the clean India programme in the whole India first and second position obtained by Indore and Bhopal. In all 21 cities of the states besides Bhopal and Indore included in the national lists of clean cities and are Khargone, Ujjain, Singraulli, Mandsaur,Jabalpur, Gwalior, Chhindwara, Sagar, Rewa, Pithampur, Dewas, Neemuch, Ratlam, Hoshangabad, Nagda, Burhanpur and Chhattarpur. In view of coming elections Mr.Modi also took it as opportunity to assail Congress for projecting only one family. Mr.Modi also ...
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Narmada Water 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Due to scanty rains in the last monsoon season the rivers are drying not as a whole but in patches in its length. Narmada is still flowing river but dry also in patches. Baruch the Industrial City of Gujarat on the bank of Narmada the river here has dried up. It is drinking water supply source also. The Gujarat has urged Madhya Pradesh to release more water from the dams on river Narmada to Gujarat. The Madhya Pradesh is also facing the same problem of River Narmada drying up in patches in the state also. All the dams located on Narmada in Madhya Pradesh are for below the level point and Madhya Pradesh also is not in a position to release water from the reservoirs. Gujarat demanding till 30th June 1500 cusec water. The Madhya Pradesh has taken a stand that during the inauguration of Sardar Sarovar Dam by the Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi the Madhya Pradesh released more than enough water from its dams to make the highest dam look full at that ceremony. During such critical period it is very ...
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Take out ‘Jal Yatra’ 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The ruling Bhartiya Janata Party and the opposition Congress party are gearing up for the coming General Elections to the Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha in the last months of this year. The BJP has planned to take out ‘Kisan Yatra’ from April 1 to 15 in all the Assembly seats to come in close touch with them. On the conclusion on 16th April Kisan Festival will be held. The Congress has decided to organize ‘Nyaya Yatra’ from April 5 upto April 21 on many problems that people are facing and it will focus on women honour. But there is enough time of many months upto the election. But the summer season have come and the people are facing biggest problem of water scarcity. In many villages men, women and even children are everyday taking out ‘Jal Yatra’ of many kilometers to fetch water from long distances. The BJP and the Congress should keep their Kisan and Nyaya yatras in pending and in public interest should form joint ‘Jal Yatras’ in each and every villages to know the pitiable conditions of people is ...
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