User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Groundwater Manangement
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As Chennai, Bengaluru grapple with water shortage, time to consider a compact with Cauvery 25.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Cities can no longer rely on romanticized local water resources, but must place themselves in a river basin and take responsibility for the ecological health of the river as a whole. Take the case of the Cauvery in the context of the water starved southern metros.
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Aravindakshan becomes a water angel in Sant Nagar 24.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Where these days have been scorched for water. The pond and canals have begun to dry, people are longing for water. P. Aravindakshan, living in Mathai Nagar, situated at Sant Hirdaram Nagar CTO, is a employe of 3 EME Centers. For three consecutive years, in the summer, the borewells in their home […]
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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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Chennai Buzz: When Chennai rains trended | Traders resent plastic raids | Action against encroachments…and more 24.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Missed these headlines from your city last week? Here's a quick recap to help you catch up on the buzz from Chennai.
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Special Gram Sabha held at Keinou 23.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Special Gram Sabha held at Keinou
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In an age of growing crises, an India focused on the irrelevant 23.6.2019 Scroll.in
Political, public and media priorities during a week that brought into prominence national emergencies ranged from the atrocious to the absurd.
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UPSC 2019 Recruitment: Engineer, Chemist, Legal and other vacancies released; apply before July 11 22.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A total number 13 vacancies in five positions were released on June 21st and last day to apply is July 11th, 2019.
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Watch: India is going through the worst water crisis in its history. Does anyone care enough? 22.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
‘Indians care more about the cost of Sonam Kapoor’s dress rather than the fact that they may not have drinking water in the next ten years’
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IMD predicts light to moderate rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry 22.6.2019 Scroll.in
Rainfall is expected to bring relief to the drought-hit state.
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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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‘We need every drop of water’: Tamil Nadu CM thanks Kerala for offering to supply drinking water 21.6.2019 Scroll.in
Edappadi K Palaniswami brought up the Mullaperiyar dam matter even as he claimed some reports of a severe water crisis in his state were not true.
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Kerala offers 20 lakh litres of drinking water to Tamil Nadu, but says state has rejected it 20.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Pinarayi Vijayan-led government said it wanted to send the water by train from Thiruvananthapuram to Chennai.
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Chennai’s water crisis is hurting everyone – from women filling pots to city’s ‘bachelors mansions’ 20.6.2019 Scroll.in
These affordable guest houses have raised their rents sharply and have stopped taking in new tenants.
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Top news: Narendra Modi to hold all-party meet to discuss ‘One Nation, One Election’ today 19.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The biggest stories of the day.
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Meeting on rainwater harvesting, groundwater recharging held 19.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meeting on rainwater harvesting, groundwater recharging held
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The big news: Mamata Banerjee to skip PM’s meet on simultaneous elections, and 9 other top stories 19.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: US President Donald Trump launches re-election campaign, and the Centre forced 15 tax officials facing corruption charges to retire.
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Tamil Nadu: Groundwater depleted but media shouldn’t create an ‘illusion’ of water scarcity, says CM 18.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Meanwhile, the Madras High Court said that the water scarcity in the state did not happen in a day and the government made zero water management efforts.
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Explaining Gautam Adani: Why would a billionaire persist with a mine that will probably lose money? 18.6.2019 Sify Finance
Adani's coal mine in Australia may have received the necessary go ahead, but the coal mine still has a few impediments stacked up before commencing operations. Here are those impediments.
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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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With 23 of Karnataka 30 districts declared drought-hit, farmers are selling precious cattle 17.6.2019 Scroll.in
As crops have failed, villagers are migrating to other states in search of work.
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