User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Watershed-Devt
Last updated: Sep 24 2017 01:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bala Golf Club and Opti Announce Partnership with Philadelphia Water Department to Develop Comprehensive Stormwater Management Plan 23.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23, 2017 : Founded in 1901, Bala Golf Club ("Bala") is one of the oldest premier private golf clubs in the City of Philadelphia ("City"), and is announcing today that it has partnered with OptiRTC, Inc. ("Opti") to develop a comprehensive stormwater management plan and implement Opti's Continuous Monitoring and Adaptive Control ("CMAC") technology at the multi-million gallon irrigation pond in the center of the property.
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New sports scholarship programme 20.9.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Centre has approved a new pan-India sports scholarship programme to cover 1,000 "most talented" young athletes each year across select sports disciplines. Each athlete to be selected under the scheme will receive an annual scholarship worth Rs 5 lakh for eight consecutive years under the revamped 'Khelo India Programme'. The decision was taken here at a meeting of the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. "The Union Cabinet has approved the revamped Khelo India programme at a cost of Rs. 1,756 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20," the Government said in a statement after the meeting. This marks "a watershed moment in the history of Indian sports," it said. The revamped Khelo India programme, which aims at mainstreaming sports as a tool for individual development, community development, economic development and national development, would impact the entire sports ecosystem, including infrastructure, community sports, talent identification, coaching for excellence, ...
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Revamped sports programme announced 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Wednesday announced a revamped 'Khelo India' programme in an effort to improve the overall standard of sports in the country.
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Cabinet approves Revamped Khelo India Programme 20.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the revamped Khelo India programme at a cost of Rs.1,756 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20. This marks a watershed moment in the history of Indian sports, as the Programme aims at mainstreaming sport as a tool for individual development, community development, economic development and national development.
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Rs 1,7560 crore approved to enhance and imporve sports infrastruture in India: Cabinet 20.9.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister  Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the revamped Khelo India programme at a cost of Rs.1,756 crore for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20.  This marks a watershed moment in the history of Indian sports, as the Programme aims at mainstreaming sport as a tool for individual development, community development, economic development and national development. The revamped Khelo India Programme would impact the entire sports ecosystem, including infrastructure, community sports, talent identification, coaching for excellence, competition structure and sports economy. Some of the salient features of the Programme include • An unprecedented Pan Indian Sports Scholarship scheme, which would cover 1,000 most talented young athletes each year across select sports disciplines. • Each athlete selected under the scheme shall receive an annual scholarship worth Rs. 5.00 lakh for 8 consecutive years. • This is the first time ever that a long-term athlete development pathway ...
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Agriculture Ministry readies 7 point strategy to double farmers income 8.9.2017 ET: Agriculture
The ministry is also working to address concerns of farmers on crop loss and giving a push to allied activities such as encouraging horticulture, dairying, fisheries, poultry and beekeeping among others, it said.
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Clear and present danger: What’s the future of Bengaluru’s rejuvenated lakes 8.9.2017 Citizen Matters
Rejuvenating a lake is a tough task. But the real work lies after the revival. Maintaining that the lake stays clean and clear of sewage and encroachment is a continuous task that requires funds and people. What would be the future of these lakes? ...
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No clarity on Bheem martyrdom date 2.9.2017 Hindu: National
‘Archived police documents show date as Sept 10’
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BRICS bank approves $1.4 billion projects ahead of summit 31.8.2017 Sify Finance
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NDB approves $1.4 bn loan for projects in India, China and Russia 30.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Bank has approved $470 mn loan for Madhya Pradesh's Rural Drinking Water Supply Project
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NDB approves $1.4 bn loan for projects in India, China, Russia 30.8.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
The Board of Directors of the Bank have approved four infrastructure and sustainable development projects in the three countries, an NDB press release said today
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Philippine lawmakers seek to ban mining in watershed areas, export of raw ore 25.8.2017 Sify Finance
By Manolo Serapio Jr
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‘Public-private participation need to rejuvenate Najafgarh drain’ 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Water is of great concern to future generations and the government and private companies should come together to rejuvenate the Najafgarh basin, said Union Minister of State for Urban Development Rao ...
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InNEVator 2017 'bootcamp' will accelerate development of young companies 14.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
RENO, Nev., Aug. 14, 2017 : InNEVator 2017, a bootcamp for startups in the Internet of Things space, will give several young companies a unique opportunity to accelerate development of their concept and business this fall. Hosted through The Innevation Center University of Nevada, Reno, the six-week, intensive InNEVator 2017 starts Oct. 2.
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Bringing back open wells to solve Bengaluru’s water woes 12.8.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Around 30 open wells around Sarjapur Road continue to provide water: Study
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WOTR bags UN award for work on land degradation 5.8.2017 Hindu: States
Second Pune-based NGO in recent months to bag major UN award
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In deep waters 31.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
River Tungabhadra is a confluence of two tributaries, Tunga and Bhadra. From Koodli in Shivamogga district, River Tungabhadra passes through different places such as Harihara, Hospet and Hampi along its 531-km route to join River Krishna at Gondimall near Alampur, Telangana. Hundreds of creeks, streams, small and large tributaries join River Tungabhadra along its way. As the river enters the granite boulders of Hampi vicinity from plains, it becomes picturesque. Agricultural and industrial development along the river has changed the economy of the entire region. Millions of people survive on this water source, directly or indirectly. Hence, River Tungabhadra is considered to be a lifeline of central Karnataka. As the water that flows from the mineral-rich Sahyadris, from a height of 1,198 metres, it has rich minerals and so, it is sweet to drink. Hence, there is a saying Ganga snaana, Tunga paana, which means that to get an eternal blessing, one has to dip into River Ganga and drink water of Tunga. A ...
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Entry of sediment to Brahmaputra should be controlled: study 22.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Entry of sediment to Brahmaputra should be controlled: study
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Creating a smart flash flood-free Guwahati 20.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Creating a smart flash flood-free Guwahati
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Prez Pranab launches govt's 'Swayam' programmes for digital education 9.7.2017 Latest News
A national depository would be set up to store digital versions of verified educational records
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