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CM hails media's role in enhancing good governance in the state 16.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
CM hails media's role in enhancing good governance in the state
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Per Capita Water Availability Has Declined: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat 15.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The per capita water availability has declined to 1,544 cubic metre in 2011 from 1,816 cubic metre in 2001, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat told the Rajya Sabha today.
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How exactly will water from the Jolarpettai train reach your taps? 15.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The water train from Jolarpettai has brought hope to water-starved Chennai. How much water will it bring? From where? How much money will this entire exercise involve? And will water transported in wagons be safe for consumption? Here's all you wanted to know about this train.
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How One Rajasthan Village Still Has Water Even After A Long, Dry Summer 14.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The village of Laporiya, located 90 kilometres from Jaipur, has enough water even at the end of a long and dry summer. In fact, Laporiya's wells never run dry and fields have moisture, even in summer,...
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National Planning Workshop on ODF Plus and Water Conservation held in Delhi 13.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  With over 5.6 lakh villages, 622 districts, and 30 States/UTs declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) in rural India underthe Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen),Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shaktiorganized a two-day National Planning Workshop on ODF Plus and Water Conservation from July 12-13,2019 in New Delhi.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Water crisis likely by September | Jayadeva flyover demolition | Schools insist on Aadhaar…and more 13.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Water levels in KRS dam plummeting, Jayadeva flyover demolition to begin on July 15th, BBMP counts on its new draft by-laws to check building violations - read more on what happened in the city over this week
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Meghalaya becomes first state to have a water policy, to focus on rainwater harvesting 13.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The new policy, which was approved by the state Cabinet, outlines quality check procedures and measures to control the use of groundwater.
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MLA urges people of Ukhrul to participate in mass tree plantation drive to end water crisis 13.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
MLA urges people of Ukhrul to participate in mass tree plantation drive to end water crisis
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Agri Minister talks on new methods of community nursery seedlings 13.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Agri Minister talks on new methods of community nursery seedlings
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Why Water Trains To Chennai May Not Quench Parched City's Thirst 13.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The first 50-wagon train carrying 2.5 million litres of water to Chennai arrived in the city on Friday but transporting water by the special trains may not be enough toquench the parched city's thirst...
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India's summer crop planting down nearly 9%: government 12.7.2019 Reuters: Top News
Indian farmers have planted 41.3 million hectares with summer crops, down 8.6% year on year, the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers' Welfare said on Friday, though the gap in sowing narrowed from the previous week as monsoon rains picked up.
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Packing an emergency kit? Think about using your camping gear 12.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Are you organizing an emergency preparedness kit after the recent series of shakers? You should be.

But before you run out to buy pre-made go-bags, which are flying off the shelves at local outdoors stores right now, think about creating your own by re-purposing some of your outdoor gear.

“Camping...

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Water from Jolarpettai reaches Chennai by train 12.7.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Chennai A special train carrying water from Jolarpettai in Vellore district to meet the water crisis, reached the Chennai city on Friday afternoon. The 50 wagon train left Jolarpettai and reached Villivakkam Railway station. Each wagon was carrying 50,000 litres of water, totalling 25 lakh litres. At present, the Southern Railway plans to operate one train to […]
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Water Conservation Structures To Be Built In Some Areas Across India 12.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
To increase water table in government colonies, the Central Public Works Department will erect water conservation structures, including rainwater harvesting systems, in 136 residential areas across...
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Current affairs wrap of the day: July 12th, 2019 12.7.2019 Scroll.in
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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First 50-Wagon Train Carrying Water For Chennai Leaves For Parched City 12.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The first 50-wagon train carrying water to Chennai left for the parched city this morning from Jolarpet railway station carrying 2.5 million litres of water. A second train will also carry more water...
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MLA assists local farmers 12.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
MLA assists local farmers
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Assn to resume protest from Jul 25 12.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Assn to resume protest from Jul 25
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In maps: How Chennai grew over its lakes 12.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The location of the IT corridor, between valuable ecological areas, has raised the risk of drought and flooding.
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Village Head Orders Poisoning Of 50 Stray Dogs In Telangana 12.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Authorities in Telangana's Nalgonda district are probing an incident in which 50 dogs were poisoned allegedly on the orders of the village head.
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