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Arunachal Governor calls for water conservation 28.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Arunachal Governor calls for water conservation
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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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NGT imposes Rs 25 lakh fine on two units in Noida, says threat of irreversible damage to environment 22.6.2020 PTI: All news
NGT imposes Rs 25 lakh fine on two units in Noida, says threat of irreversible damage to environment
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Centre sanctions Rs 1,407 cr to State under Jal Jeevan Mission 1.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Centre sanctions Rs 1,407 cr to State under Jal Jeevan Mission
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Search for new livelihood as tourism stops in Sohra 22.5.2020 The Shillong Times
SOHRA: Khliehshnong in Sohra would record huge footfall of tourists at Noh Ka Likai waterfall in the preCOVID time. But today, the local economy is choking under the lockdown. The village, which mostly thrived on tourism, is among the popular tourist sites in the state which are suffering a body blow as the sector looks […]
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Tracking sewage for COVID-19 26.4.2020 The Shillong Times
Researchers probing wastewater as an environmental surveillance mechanism
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Groundwater levels increase 12 feet in Bihar 17.4.2020 Downtoearth
Drought-prone Gaya district, which faced the worst water crisis in 2019, recorded the highest spike 
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Groundwater in 10 Bihar districts contaminated by uranium: Study 9.4.2020 Downtoearth
Researchers yet to find the source of uranium in groundwater
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From trickle to stream 5.4.2020 The Shillong Times
By Hillary Hoppock Water is a precious resource, especially for farmers in India, where agriculture is primarily rain-fed. Competition over finite water resources, compounded by climate change, has raised concerns about India’s food security, the livelihoods of farmers as well as the country’s economic development. The changing climate is affecting not just rainfall but also […]
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NASA releases new global maps mapping groundwater, soil wetness 2.4.2020 Downtoearth
Groundwater and soil moisture are crucial for irrigation and crop growth  
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Village on clouds 29.3.2020 The Shillong Times
From CK Nayak While Meghalaya is the abode of clouds with high rainfall, Yemen’s Al-Hutaib village never receives rain for which it is well-known and featured in Planet Earth documentaries. It is an irony that this village is not in a desert. Rather, this is on a mountain slope high above the clouds. There is […]
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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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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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Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (March 14-20, 2020) 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the week     
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Wash hands to fight COVID-19 outbreak. But is it safe? 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
Around 1.9 billion people in the world use non-potable or faecally-contaminated water
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Water-stressed in India: Officials in Karnataka’s Chitradurga clueless about JSA 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district scored zero in some Jal Shakti Abhiyan indicators
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Water-stressed in India: JSA helped Tirunelveli farmers look at options 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
As farmers could not sow paddy due to water scarcity, Jal Shakti Abhiyan officials urged them to plant other crops 
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Water-stressed in India: In Thanjavur, an outlier in need of conservation measures 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The district ranked third in terms of water-conservation works under Jal Shakti Abhiyan  
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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: Bagalkot not doing enough to conserve water 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
The north Karnataka drought-prone district scored poorly under JSA 
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