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Govt plans to make 23 lakh rain water harvesting structures 30.3.2017 The Tribune
NEW DELHI: The government is working on a master plan envisaging construction of about 23 lakh artificial recharge and rainwater harvesting structures in rural areas and 88 lakh in urban areas, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.
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Groundwater dips 20 cm per year as Chennai over exploits aquifers 30.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Water supply tender for PRN by May 30 30.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Building wells, Raje woos tribals in Mewar area 30.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Pollution control men inspect effluent treatment in Barmer 30.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Sustainable Agriculture: Punjab’s search for a less water-guzzling, yet high-yielding paddy 30.3.2017 India – The Indian Express
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‘Dhinakaran will eye CM’s chair if he wins’ 30.3.2017 Hindu: National
OPS says Edappadi’s position will become vulnerable
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As farmers pump more groundwater for crops, food prices risk surge 29.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By J. D. Capelouto LONDON, March 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farmers around the world are using an unsustainable amount of well water to irrigate their crops - which could lead to an uptick in food prices as that water runs low, international researchers warned Wednesday.
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Ban sale of RO filters without ISI certification: NGO tells NGT 29.3.2017 HBL: Home
An NGO has moved the National Green Tribunal seeking a ban on the sale of reverse osmosis (RO) water purifiers which lack ISI certification. The NGO has alleged before the country’s top environment...
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Water resources department survey finds increase in ground water availability 29.3.2017 TOI: Goa
Despite a considerable amount of illegal water extraction in industrial areas, the state’s water resources department (WRD) has recorded an increase in net ground water availability.
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WRD survey finds increase in ground water availability 29.3.2017 TOI: Goa
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Illegal mining: 144 clamped along ankaraparani river 29.3.2017
Puducherry: Prohibitory order under section 144 Criminal Procedure Code was re-clamped on the banks of Sankaraparani river here last evening as illegal mining of sand has become rampant once again on the Sankaraparani river belt. After a lull in their activities as the government has clamped the prohibitory order, the sand mafia is again back in business as the order was lifted a few days back. A vast stretch has been indiscriminately dug up to extract sand. “The administration was managed to curb the sand quarrying. However, the menace was again intensified following the lifting of the prohibitory order a few days ago, following which the order was re-clamped on the shores (all areas) of the Sankarabharani river”, said the police officials. Illegal sand mining was a serious issue along shores of the river where large craters were formed in the river bed, which adversely affected the water level in adjoining areas. The administration was forced to take strict actions as the state is facing serious water ...
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Teams formed to check illegal mining in Fazilka 29.3.2017 tribuneindia.com
FAZILKA: The district administration has constituted 13 teams to check illegal sand mining in the district.
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Monsoon to be weak again? Skymet offers little hope; sees below normal rain 28.3.2017 Top Stories
Monsoon this year in India is likely to be 'below normal' at 95% of LPA, the private forecaster said
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Women to ensure continuity of watershed management project 28.3.2017 The Tribune
UNA: The Rs 220-crore Swan River Integrated Watershed Management Project, funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency for Una district, today finally completed after a span of about eight years.
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Skymet offers no silver lining: Brace for weak monsoon 28.3.2017 News
The monsoon this year in India was likely to be 'below normal' at 95% of LPA: Skymet
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UP illegal sand mining: 12 trucks seized, drivers arrested 27.3.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Farmers wilt under fodder, water crisis 27.3.2017 HBL: Agri-biz
“There is no wateror fodder this year, and it has become tough to manage my three cows,” says Nagamma, a dairy farmer at Maradevanahalli village in Maddur taluk. The cows and her one-acre farm are he...
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Govt signs deal for Hydrocarbon project in Neduvasal, protests intensify 27.3.2017 News
The Government of India has signed a contract for the Discovered Small Fields (DSF) Bid 2016 with GEM Laboratories for extracting Hyderocarbon at Neduvasal, in Tamil Nadu, amidst the protest from the local villagers against the proposed plan. The signing of the agreement has further increased the protest in Tamil Nadu on Monday.The award of contract was part of the contracts signed for 31 contract areas under the DSF Bid Round 2016, with the awardees at New Delhi in an event presided by Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan.The Minister said that the cumulative peak production from the awarded fields is expected to be around 15000 Barrels of Oil Per Day (BOPD) of oil and 2 Million Metric Standard Cubic Meter Per Day (MMSCMD) of gas over the economic life. The estimated total revenue would be approximately Rs 46,400 crore, of which royalty collection and Government's revenue share is expected to be around Rs 5,000 crore and Rs 9,300 crore, ...
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Meat sellers in UP to go on strike from Monday 26.3.2017 TOI: Home
Meat sellers in UP claim the crackdown on slaughterhouses has adversely hit the livelihood of lakhs of people. They have decided to intensify our strike from Monday. All shops will remain closed. Lucknow Bakra Gosht Vypar Mandal office bearer Mubeen Qureshi claimed fish sellers also support them,
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