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Telangana's Kondapochamma Sagar breaches; Village, fields flooded 1.7.2020 deccanchronicle.com
The water also submerged fields adjoining the village, where paddy, vegetable and other crops had been planted
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NGT directs UPPCB to file action taken report on restoration of water body in Jaluan district 25.6.2020 PTI: All news
NGT directs UPPCB to file action taken report on restoration of water body in Jaluan district
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Heat, water woes and coronavirus: India's perfect storm 28.5.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
India's coronavirus lockdown is slowly being eased but the restrictions have compounded the miseries of the current heatwave. Heatwaves are increasing in frequency, and this week the mercury hit 50 Celsius in western Rajasthan state. Parts of Delhi recorded their hottest May temperatures in almost 20 years.
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Army, NDRF teams start restoration work in cyclone-hit Bengal 25.5.2020 PTI: All news
Army, NDRF teams start restoration work in cyclone-hit Bengal
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Army, NDRF teams start restoration work in cyclone-hit Bengal 24.5.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Army and NDRF teams on Sunday helped forest department and civic agencies to get cyclone-ravaged West Bengal back on its feet. The teams reached Salt Lake, Behala and Golpark in the morning to clear the arterial and other link roads blocked by uprooted trees. Army personnel equipped with road and tree clearance equipment started working in several affected areas.
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Army, NDRF in Cyclone Amphan-hit West Bengal to help state get back on its feet 24.5.2020 The Asian Age | Home
The teams reached areas likes Salt Lake, Behala and Golpark in the morning.
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Water-stressed in India: Curious case of 2 neighbouring Telangana districts 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The contrast in the districts’ JSA rankings was due to proper implementation of schemes
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Water-stressed in India: Ground water mostly neglected in rain-surplus South Goa 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district, which receives surplus rainfall, has repaired traditional mud bunds, desiltation of rivers and reviving old canals
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Climate change and water: Wise old ways 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
We need to tweak traditional methods to tackle climate change
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Water-stressed in India: Will flood-prone Katihar slowly turn dry 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Mismanagement of supply and cultivation of paddy and maize to cause change
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Water-stressed in India: Kadapa officials urge bottoms-up approach 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
The Andhra Pradesh district, that was ranked first, could do even better if local officials are given freedom to choose, they say
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A God we must not fail 16.3.2020 Downtoearth
2020 is our make-or-break decade to ensure water security. We need to make water our single-biggest obsession as we know the solutions too
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Water-stressed in India: How bunds helped farmers in Mahoba put drought behind 11.3.2020 Downtoearth
Construction of bunds helped revive groundwater levels and recharged wells in drought-stricken Bundelkhand district  
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Water-stressed in India: Lessons from Telangana’s Sangareddy district 9.3.2020 Downtoearth
From Kakatiya mission in 2016 to Jal Shakti Abhiyan in 2019 — how de-silting of Pedda Cheruvu tank helped fix groundwater levels  
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Kattas and Madakas: Decline of traditional water conservation methods 27.2.2020 Downtoearth
Advent of modern water conservation systems and unequal distribution of labour work in Karnataka, Kerala districts have pushed them into decline  
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How the North East uses traditional means to harvest rain water 27.2.2020 Downtoearth
In Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura, people store and harvest rain water through traditional means  
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Urban lake: A reflection of its watershed 7.2.2020 Downtoearth
Critical to any lake ecosystem, the urban lake’s watershed is the surrounding land area that drains into that particular lake
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Fishing, agriculture impacted by burning river in Upper Assam: Residents 4.2.2020 Downtoearth
They alleged the administration was slow to respond to the crisis as the affected area had been supporting anti-CAA protestors
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Flood Fury 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The entire nation is in the grip of flood fury as never before. The dams are full and all the rivers in the high spate. In Madhya Pradesh all dams are full and gates opened to discharge the excess water. The rivers are already in flood and dam water added to it has caused much more flood in it and village and towns on its of banks pushed in wash away situation. The Bargi Dam on Narmada all the 15 gates are opened. The highest Narmada dam Sardar Sarovar dam in Gujarat it all 25 gates were opened to discharge excess water. In Sidhi and Dhar tanks breached submerging many villages.  In Madhya Pradesh the flood situation is worse in Khargaon and Badwani. The national and state ways are badly damaged and many of roads are totally washed away.  All the metro cities and big cities are affected by flood. In Kolhapur and Sangli in Maharashtra the ground floor of all the houses are under water. In Himalayan hill states Himachal, Uttarakhand in heavy landslide mountains have come down on roads blocking traffic ...
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Intense Heat 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Madhya Pradesh is reeling under the intense heat conditions crossing 40 degree Celsius in most of the places. The Western district Khargone worst hit temperature soaring upto 45.6 degree. In nearby Dhar district it is at 44.5 degree. The capital Bhopal having 42.2 degree temperature. The heat waves are prevailing all over the State. The sudden rise in the temperature is due to intense heat waves coming from the desert areas of Rajasthan sweeping the states. Geographically the Madhya Pradesh is so located that during the winter cold waves come from snowfall Northern Himalayan states and during summer heat waves from Western side of Madhya Pradesh. The weather in the state is considered pleasing and pleasant. In 29 districts the heat condition are on increase. The 9 districts of Madhya Pradesh are areas of deficient rains and facing water scarcity.Conditions. There are nearly 5 lakh 44 thousand tube wells in the state. It all are getting underground waters, which is dwindling in the state at a fast pace. ...
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