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Job scheme, a mixed bag for rural labourers 5.2.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
MGNREGS, while providing a means of sustained livelihood for beneficiaries, has led to labour shortage in the farm sector in some areas
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Apartment complexes oppose BWSSB’s STP rules in petition to CM Siddaramaiah 4.2.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Apartment complexes oppose BWSSB’s STP rules in petition to CM Siddaramaiah
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Ensure restoration of the Sukhna Lake: High Court 4.2.2017 Chandigarh – The Indian Express
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Sarpanch kicks, beats up widow in Andhra Pradesh 3.2.2017 The Tribune
ANANTAPUR (AP): A 48-year-old widow was dragged on the road, kicked around and abused by a village sarpanch and another man even as she pleaded that the entrance to her house not be blocked by the construction of a water trough.
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AP: Widow goes to voice problem, dragged by hair, beaten up by village head 3.2.2017
Anantapur: In a shocking incident, a 48-year-old widow was dragged on the road, kicked around and abused by a village sarpanch and another man even as she pleaded that the entrance to her house not be blocked by the construction of a water trough in Anantapur district. Though the incident happened in Jallipalli village of Kuderu mandal on Sunday evening, it came to light only on Thursday when the video clip of the incident went viral on social media. The video was posted by a youth whose identity is yet to be verified. According to reports, Sudha met the headman Nagaraj to complain against authorities' plan to construct a water tank opposite her house which would cause her inconvenience. But instead of a discussion, Nagaraj along with members of Janmabhoomi committee kicked, slapped and dragged her by the hair. #WATCH : Woman beaten by village Sarpanch & his friend in Andhra Pradesh's Kuderu,as she refused to agree for construction outside her house pic.twitter.com/XLIL2m0bYa — ANI (@ANI_news) February ...
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Watch: Woman thrashed by village sarpanch, his friends in Andhra 3.2.2017 DNA: India
A woman from Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh is seen being beaten up by the village sarpanch in a video that has gone viral.  The incident came to light on Thursday after police arrested the sarpanch, Mekala Nagaraju, his follower Chandrasekhar and a third person, reports The Hindustan Times . The police took action following a complaint by the victim Sudha.  #WATCH : Woman beaten by village Sarpanch & his friend in Andhra Pradesh's Kuderu,as she refused to agree for construction outside her house pic.twitter.com/XLIL2m0bYa — ANI (@ANI_news) February 3, 2017 The police have charged him under Sections 354 (assault on woman with intention to outrage her modesty) and 355 (assault to dishonour a person) and 332 (hurting a person without provocation) of the Indian Penal Code. The incident took place after Sudha, a widow, objected to ver the installation of a drinking water tank. Sudha and the sarpanch belong to the Telugu Desam Party and are on the local Janmabhoomi committee which looks after the ...
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Cash in coffers but Marathwada projects yet to see light of day 3.2.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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Telugu Desam sarpanch of Jallipalli village thrashes woman 3.2.2017
ANANTAPUR: In a barbaric incident, a woman was thrashed by the sarpanch and a follower of Telugu Desam at Jallipalli village in Kudair mandal. The woman had objected to the construction of a water tank close to her house. The video of the woman being thrashed has gone viral on social media. The Kudair police bent to political pressure and filed a bailable complain as the sarpanch was a close aide of senior leader and MLC Payyavula Kesav. Sources said that the gram panchayat was laying a new road in the colony on January 29. The gram panchayat staff had planned to set up a water tank close to B. Sudha’s residence. But, the woman objected as it would cause her inconvenience. She had asked the sarpanch B. Nagaraju to shift the water tank to another part of the street. A heated argument took place between Sudha, Nagaraj, the sarpanch, and his close aide  Chandra, a member of the Janmabhumi village committee. The sarpanch and his aide attacked the woman on the road and kicked her. The woman lodged a complaint ...
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Film tourism to boost Kurnool economy 3.2.2017
Kurnool: Kurnool district, with its numerous valleys, water bodies, rivers, ca-ves, flora and fauna besides expansive plains, ridges and bridges continues to attract film producers. The marquee Kondareddy Burz and the Banganapalli Nawab Bungalow where Arundhati film was shot continue to be favourite spots for film and TV serial shooting. “Not too expensive locales remain the main reason for us to shoot here”, said Myneni Subhash Chowdari, production in-charge of a film crew that recently shot for a film in the district at Owk  or Avuku, a historically famous spot that claims to be originator of Zamindari.  Avuku State was founded in 1463AD. The Owk tank here has been turned into a reservoir raising its bund to 220 feet height covering more than 1,000 acres. It is main source of irrigation for Rayalseema region and provides drinking water to nearby villages and towns. Its long street has a Vishnu temple constructed by Nandyala Chinna Krishnama Raju in 17th century. There is also a temple for deity Mallama ...
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A clean bonanza 2.2.2017 Downtoearth
A water-starved village in southern Odisha revives its waterbodies to achieve total sanitation, puts an end to migration
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No place for boating in Hyderabad 1.2.2017
Hyderabad: Rapid spread of hyacinth, water shortage and lack of maintenance has put an end to boating facilities at Mir Alam tank, Durgam Cheruvu, Safilguda mini Tank Bund and Public Gardens. The only water body in the city where one can enjoy boating Tank Bund. Boating at Indira Park and Vengal Rao Park are taken care by the park officials, said Mr Manohar Rao, general manager of the tourism department. He said boating was stopped at Mir Alam tank because of water hyacinth. “It’s the responsibility of GHMC to clean it up. After they clean it, the services will resume.” He said the boat rides at Public Gardens were halted because of shortage of water. “At Durgam cheruvu the waters is being diverted so we had to stop boating,” he said. Mr Akram, an activist, said, “If the boating is resumed, people in the Old City can picnic in their area rather than driving all the way to Hussainsagar. The government is not taking action against the lake encroachers and they are also not focusing on the development of ...
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Punjab polls 2017: Populist policies led to economic slowdown, joblessness 31.1.2017 Top Stories
The state will vote on February 4, 2017, to choose a new government
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Mosquito from rural areas invades Hyderabad 31.1.2017
Hyderabad: Armijeris subalbatus, a species of mosquito usually found in rural areas, is multiplying in the city. The entomology department of the GHMC estimates that the species now constitutes 15 per cent of the city's mosquito population. These mosquitoes are bigger, light brown in colour, live in bushes and in corners in houses and are active at night. They have been found to transmit filariasis in Punjab and Puducherry. Armijeris, also known as coquillett, breeds in septic tanks and the egg develops into a mosquito within eight to 10 days. The mosquitoes live for around 30 days and produce 1,000 eggs in their life span. Osmania University assistant professor in zoology C. Srinivasulu said the species was found to be disease carriers in Southeast Asia. “It was found to transmit Japanese Encephalitis, filariasis and even malaria. The origin of the mosquitoes is in the forest; it breeds in small pools of water that turn foul. As villages encroached into the forests, the species adapted to villages and ...
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Residents demand closure of ‘chemical unit’ 30.1.2017 Hindu: News
Ramanathapuram: A section of the residents of Krishnapuram thronged the Collectorate here on Monday, carrying bottles containing polluted water and demanding closure of a ‘chemical unit’, functioning ...
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Chennai feeling the heat from water woes 30.1.2017
Chennai: Summer has set in early for the suburban residents who are already witnessing dwindling water supply. Even though localities under corporation limits have not faced the heat, South Chennai residents are forced to depend on private water tankers. There is also an administrative dearth, as the special officers who took over the local and rural bodies are not approachable, lament residents. While residents in Alandur zone receive water once in two days, public from Pallavaram, Pammal and Anakaputhur get the supply, only once in 15 days. Palavanthangal awaits JNNURM scheme The Alandur zone, which was a beneficiary of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) experience no scarcity, except for a few left over areas. Under the scheme, Rs 67 crore was granted to the locality to replace the faulty pipes, said the zonal officer, admitting that works have to be completed in few streets in Palavanthangal. Social activist, V Ramarao said, “Though the locality is benefited with metro water, ...
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Farmers call for Shiralakoppa bandh today 29.1.2017 Hindu: National
To pressurise the State government to earmark funds in the 2017-18 Budget for the Kumudvathi lift irrigation project, the farmers have called for a Shiralakoppa bandh on January 30. They say that the...
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Bringing back a biodiversity hotspot to life 29.1.2017 Hindu: Cities
Youth in large numbers converge at Manohara Ameenpur, a programme organised to celebrate the rich biodiversity of the lake on the outskirts of Hyderabad
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Time to Change Course 29.1.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Of lakes and birds 28.1.2017 Hindu: Travel
The Asian Waterfowl Census conducted by Coimbatore Nature Society records 127 bird species and a total bird count of 7079, across the 22 wetlands in the city
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IPH Dept told to construct water tank 28.1.2017 The Tribune
SUNDERNAGAR: The Consumer Forum, Mandi, while deciding a complaint filed by a consumers’ association has directed the Secretary, Irrigation and Public Health Department, Government of Himachal Pradesh, Executive Engineer, IPH Division, Mandi, SDO, IPH Subdivision, Mandi, and JE, IPH section, (Nasloh) Mandi, to construct a water storage tank for residents of Bijani village near Mandi town.
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