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Govt asked to hold all-party meet to formulate joint strategy 8.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Govt asked to hold all-party meet to formulate joint strategy
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Netizens hit out at Centre over decision to accept foreign aid 2.4.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
The Centre's decision to accept contributions from abroad to PM-CARES fund for fighting COVID-19 has prompted social media users to take potshots at it as Kerala was not allowed to receive foreign aid after the devastating floods in 2018.
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COVID-19: Bihar flood control works stalled amid lockdown 1.4.2020 Downtoearth
Several embankment repair and maintenance works hit as workers head back home 
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Farmers, tea pluckers to resume activity 31.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Farmers, tea pluckers to resume activity
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MHA okays Rs 5751 cr additional central assistance to eight states 27.3.2020 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: The High Level Committee (HLC) under the Chairmanship of Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, has approved additional Central assistance of Rs. 5,751.27 crore under National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) to eight States, which were affected by floods/ landslides/ cyclone/ drought during 2019. HLC approved additional Central assistance of Rs 5751.27 crore to eight Statesfrom National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) subject […]
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Safe water and COVID-19 — where the twain meet 27.3.2020 Downtoearth
It's not running water, but safe running water that is needed to fight the pandemic 
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1,000 flood-hit families still living on embankment 24.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
1,000 flood-hit families still living on embankment
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World Water Day 2020: How water can be used in the battle against climate change 22.3.2020 Downtoearth
It is an enabling and limiting factor in humanity’s ability to mitigate and adapt to climate change
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Climate change to affect water availability, alter food production: UN report 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
Water mediated many climate change impacts on agriculture, said the report
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Policy agreements on climate change must take water into account: UN report 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
Climate change will further strain water-stressed countries, create similar problems in regions not severely affected so far, the report stated
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Saudi Arabia to slash spending by 5% as oil prices fall 20.3.2020 PTI: All news
Saudi Arabia to slash spending by 5% as oil prices fall
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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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CM reviews flood prevention measures of GDD 19.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
CM reviews flood prevention measures of GDD
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Bihar to use drones to watch over embankments 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
At least 12 drones will be deployed in the first phase, according to state’s water resources department 
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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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Environmental organisations decry major European navigation project 17.3.2020 Downtoearth
The Danube-Oder-Elbe Canal intends to connect the Black, Baltic and North seas for navigation
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Centre clears 52 Master Plans of NE river basins 17.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Centre clears 52 Master Plans of NE river basins
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Yes Bank shares bounce back sharply; zoom over 45 pc 17.3.2020 PTI: All news
Yes Bank shares bounce back sharply; zoom over 45 pc
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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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World Plumbing Day celebrated in Silchar 14.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
World Plumbing Day celebrated in Silchar
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