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To check likely crisis, Rs 5,100-crore for taking Narmada water to Kutch & BSF 22.2.2017 India – The Indian Express
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PIO's slippery bottle solves ketchup problem 22.2.2017 The Tribune
BOSTON:An Indian-origin scientist at MIT has found a novel way to get every last drop of ketchup, shampoo and glue out of the bottle by developing a coating that makes container interiors super slippery.
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Anti-dengue operation inspected 21.2.2017 Hindu: News
Health officials visit streets and houses in Thoothukudi
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HSIL launches Snowcrest air coolers 21.2.2017 HBL: Home
Sanitaryware major HSIL Ltd has launched a line of air coolers with changeable colourful front panels under their brand Hindware Snowcrest. The air coolers range bolsters the Consumer Products Divi...
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Bellandur Lake: a story of toxic froth and fire 17.2.2017 Downtoearth
Bengaluru’s failure in managing solid waste and lack of a sewage management plan explain repeated incidents of Bellandur lake catching fire
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UP polls 2017: Here's why voters' demand for clean air & water can't be met 17.2.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
The pollution-control regime is not capable of enforcing clear-air and clean-water laws
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Water samples okay, supply from Ashwani Khud to resume 17.2.2017 The Tribune
SOLAN: With three consecutive samples of water drawn from the Ashwani Khud testing negative for hepatitis A and E viruses, the district administration today gave its nod to resume lifting of water from the source.
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NABARD okays Rs 185-cr drinking water scheme 17.2.2017 The Tribune
CHANDIGARH: The government has decided to implement a scheme for augmentation of drinking water supply in 84 villages of two blocks in Palwal district and one block in Faridabad district by constructing a Ranney well and deep tubewells in Mohna village.
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Skeletal existence 16.2.2017 Downtoearth
The number of fluorosis cases in Sonbhadra district, Uttar Pradesh, is overwhelming. Despite having full knowledge of the causes, the state government is in comatose 
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ShipRocket aims to power five percent of all Indian e-commerce shipments 15.2.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The company is targeting sellers with its new product features like recommendation engine, automated COD reconciliation, upfront freight cost calculator that has helped sellers to shorten their end-to-end delivery time by 20 percent while reducing their freight cost by 30 percent.
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Water supply to be disrupted in south Chennai 15.2.2017 TOI: Chennai
Water supply to parts of south Chennai will be disrupted for three days from Thursday to Sunday to facilitate maintenance work at the desalination plant in Nemmeli.
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Chennai oil spill: Environment Ministry to issue show cause notice to Kamarajar port 14.2.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Shiv Sena, BJP issued their manifesto in Ulhasnagar assuring relaxation in property tax 14.2.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Water treatment plants may be hacked for ransom: study 14.2.2017 DNA: Evolutions
A new form of ransomware that can take control of a water treatment plant has been developed by scientists who showed how hackers may manipulate the amount of chlorine added to water and display incorrect readings on gaining access to such management systems.
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Govt mentions achievements in water sector 14.2.2017 The Tribune
New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party government today spelt its “achievements” in the water sector and vowed to provide potable water to every household by this yearend.
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Diet threats: Rice and arsenic 13.2.2017
In Europe, there’s currently a scare about arsenic in rice. Well, the good news is rice in India has not been found to contain the cancer-causing arsenic the West is so worried about. But the bad news for us is that the Indian brand of basmati has started to pose a veritable threat at home because the un-rinsed cereal contains dangerous doses of pesticides. The irony here is the fact that basmati is the most benign among the rice varieties in Europe. Should I be concerned about arsenic in my rice?, read the title of a recent report by the BBC. But the first scare was in 2014 when some 1,000 samples were tested... prompting WHO to issue stern guidelines. Perhaps it’s due to India’s soil conditions that arsenic is scarcely found in Indian rice varieties. Arsenic, beyond permissible levels, is carcinogenic and Europe has mounted mitigation efforts because rice intake there has been steadily increasing. Later, when the EU came out with a shocking report in 2015 about high levels of arsenic being found in ...
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PSPCL officers’ nod to shift power line under scanner 13.2.2017 The Tribune
PATIALA: Senior officers of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) allegedly went out of their way to recommend shifting of the old 66-KV power supply line in Khanna, which will cost the exchequer Rs3 crore, in December last year.
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PMC polls 2017: Congress promises ‘24 hour water, 100 per cent solid waste treatment, more buses’ in manifesto 13.2.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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Social sector may be victim of inadequate budget 12.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Lack of policy directions for ensuring quality implementation of programmes makes the Union Budget 2017-18 allocations to ailing core social sectors like education and health inadequate in delivering the benefits, experts say.
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Taps running to a trickle in IT hub, tankers roll & drill machines are out 12.2.2017 TOI: Hyderabad Times
tankers roll & drill machines are out​
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