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SIPCOT mulls own water source for its units 17.10.2019
THOOTHUKUDI: The State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Ltd., (SIPCOT) has been planning to create its own water source for industrial units within its industrial parks, which is now being supplied by the Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage (TWAD) board. "Works are on to prepare a water security plan engaging IIT, Chennai," said J Kumaraguruparan, managing director of SIPCOT. The plan is aimed at making all 19 SIPCOT run industrial parks in the state, self-sufficient in water by completely avoiding getting water from TWAD board. This is expected to bring down the pressure on drinking water supply by the TWAD board, said the SIPCOT MD, who also added that around 150 major and minor tanks within SIPCOT land would be renovated to hold rain water. Establishing desalination plants to ensure soft water supply to the industrial parks, SIPCOT has been exploring possibilities of using recycled sewage water for industrial purposes. Responding to the growing public resentment against ...
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Dewatered lakes will cause water shortage 15.10.2019
Hyderabad: The government"s attempt to dewater city lakes could affect replenishment of aquifers and leave the city short of groundwater in the summer. The lakes are being dewatered for Mission Kakatiya. Experts like Dr B.V. Subba Rao said lakes are the best for continuous replenishment of the aquifers. Since water was not allowed into the lakes, the city could face a difficult summer. "The government and its civic bodies have been bleeding the city dry by dewatering the lakes. The city cannot collect more rainwater that has run off from the roads," Dr Rao told Deccan Chronicle. He added that the city was facing a problem of severe inundation problem because the nalas that feed into the lakes have been blocked. The lakes are being starved at a time when a report from the Niti Aayog, a government think tank, has noted that Hyderabad is among the cities that would run out of groundwater by 2020. The current rate of exploitation in the Hyderabad district is over 300 per cent. An official ...
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DRL now helping out civilians for socio-economic development of NE 11.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
DRL now helping out civilians for socio-economic development of NE
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22 cows dead in govt shelter in Badaun, probe ordered 8.10.2019 India – The Indian Express
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Xiaomi Mi Water Purifier review: This smart product could change the category 7.10.2019 Technology – The Indian Express
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October 3, 1979, Forty Years Ago: Violence at Rajghat 3.10.2019 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Keep away from Bisleri, says advisory 3.10.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Joint Commissioner of Food Safety, Meghalaya has issued an advisory asking people to desist from consuming the Bisleri brand of packaged drinking water as it was found to contain fluoride in excess of the prescribed limit as per the analysis report of the Food Analyst, Assam government. The brand of packaged water is […]
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War movie review: Hrithik Roshan starrer is flashy but familiar 2.10.2019 Movie Review – The Indian Express
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SC directs CPCB to inform it about status of pollution in Yamuna at Mathura 2.10.2019 PTI: All news
SC directs CPCB to inform it about status of pollution in Yamuna at Mathura
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Haryana to release more water to dilute amonia, DJB to ensure water supply to city: Kejriwal 30.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Haryana government has assured to soon release more water for the National Capital to dilute the presence of ammonia. The CM said he has directed the Delhi Jal Board to ensure that no part of the capital goes dry and if required, divert water […]
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New K'taka bypoll schedule: Venugopal says EC acting like 'yet another govt dept' 28.9.2019
New Delhi: Congress General Secretary K C Venugopal on Friday alleged that the Election Commission was acting like "yet another government department" and said the new schedule for the Karnataka bypolls have been made to "facilitate the purification" of disqualified legislators. According to a notification issued by the Election Commission on Friday, bypolls to 15 Karnataka Assembly seats, which the poll panel had decided to defer, will be held on December 5. Citing proceedings in the Supreme Court on Thursday regarding the pleas filed by 17 disqualified MLAs of the state challenging their disqualification, the EC said that after deliberations, it has decided that the nomination process will restart on November 11 as per the new schedule. Following the EC decision, Venugopal tweeted, "The Election Commission now acts like yet another government department. Postponing elections after starting the proceedings is quite unusual. The new schedule also seems to have been made to ...
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Cod, plaice migrate to cooler waters 25.9.2019
France: Cod, sole and plaice might be regulars on European dinner tables but as climate change heats the oceans common species are heading to cooler northern waters, with profound potential consequences for fish stocks and consumers. Experts say bluefin tuna, seahorse and the bright triggerfish from the tropics are swimming to Europe's warming seas while fish such as cod are migrating northwards. "We will see less of the fish we know, and we will see tropical fish arriving that we did not know (here) until now," said Clara Ulrich, a fisheries scientist and assistant director at the French Research Institute for Exploration of the Sea. She said the bluefin tuna is returning to the North Sea and said seahorse and balistes, a tropical fish seen in hot areas, are arriving in European waters. Ulrich explained it is not that species such as cod have disappeared from European waters but there will be less of them along the French and Spanish coasts and more of them in colder climates such as in ...
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Floods damage habitations, crop fields in Dhemaji dist 25.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Floods damage habitations, crop fields in Dhemaji dist
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Speakeasy: Speaking in Tongues 22.9.2019 Eye – The Indian Express
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ShopValley founded by Shivansh Sharma and sumit Rajput has the Youth Hooked 17.9.2019
While the world focused on buying products from mainstream e-commerce websites which provided customers with almost any basic product.The online e-commerce store ShopValley attracted the attention of the youth by providing them with a specific range of unique fashion products. ShopValleystole the limelight in the market by selling unique glow in the dark accessories, rather than focusing plain jewelleries and other items. About ShopValley This online fashion based e-commerce store was given its structure up by two individuals named Shivansh Sharma & Sumit Rajput. This company was erected in October 2017 and has seen immense growth ever since. ShopValley earned its fame by focusing on the selling trendy pieces of jewellery and other unique accessories. Their products are considered to be a necessity for any fashion-conscious person. The enterprise created its base through promotions on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. These platforms assistedShopValley to emerge as one of the ...
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AMC still fails to supply purified drinking water 16.9.2019
ANANTAPUR: Anantapur Municipal Corporation authorities have been still unable to supply purified drinking water to people of Anantapur, but are justifying that  the muddy water will not harm the people. Even as Anantapur has adequate drinking water allocation through the Tungabhadra high level main canal and Penna Ahobilum balancing reservoir storage point and separate storage point along with necessary systems to purify water at Muddalapuram in Kudair mandal. The purified drinking water is being supplied through a separate pipeline by filling nearby tanks in various localities. In Rayalaseema, only the AMC has a drinking water facility throughout the year but the situation appears worse this season due to lack of proper measures by the civic authorities. Most of the areas in the corporation including connecting villages receive muddy water and are unable to drink it. "We are afraid of drinking the water and are purchasing from private purified plants for the past 15 days", Krishnamma, a ...
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Bisleri packaged water banned in State for a month 15.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Bisleri packaged water banned in State for a month
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Odd even in Delhi: Not needed, capital will be pollution-free in 2 years: Nitin Gadkari 14.9.2019 Front Page – The Indian Express
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City entrepreneurs attend biz summit in Singapore 14.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
City entrepreneurs attend biz summit in Singapore
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City bids adieu to Ganpati with fanfare 13.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, City witnessed grand immersion of all the huge idols of Lord Ganesha and said goodbye to Lord Ganesha on Thursday on the occasion of ‘Anant Chaturdashi’. Anant Chaturdashi is the last day of the Hindu festival of Ganeshotsav. The ten-day long celebration came to a beautiful end with this pious occasion. It is a […]
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