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Six murders in 48 hours 20.10.2017 Hindu: Madurai
Madurai witnessed six murders in 48 hours since Tuesday evening, many of which could be partly attributed to drunken brawls during Deepavali celebration, police sources said.P. Marimuthu (33), an aut...
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CM extends Diwali greetings 19.10.2017 The Tribune
Chandigarh Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today extended his heartiest greetings to the people of the state on the eve of Diwali. He urged them to light a clay oil lamp with the spirit of ‘Haryana ek-Haryanvi ek’ on the festival of lights. The CM in his message conveyed his best wishes for the all-round prosperity and bright future of people and urged them to celebrate Diwali without causing pollution. People should follow the path shown by Lord Ram and enjoy peace, progress and prosperity in life. TNS AMBALA Rally for green diwali Nearly 500 students participated in a rally on Monday to motivate people to celebrate cracker-free diwali. The rally was organised by the Education Department. Students were administered pledge to celebrate clean and green Diwali. TNS HISAR 3-yr-old drowns A three-year old child drowned in a water tank near his house in Patel Nagar locality of the town on Monday. The victim, Madhav, was playing in the street when he accidently fell into the tank, which was later covered by ...
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Green Footprint 18.10.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Back to the BUND 17.10.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
Hyderabad’s favourite destination evokes mixed feelings among its visitors
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Human intervention reverses fluorosis 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
A village slowly recovers from the ill-effects of high fluoride content in water
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Resolution opposing land acquisition passed 17.10.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat council on Monday passed a resolution opposing acquiring land for laying the natural gas pipeline of the GAIL (India) Ltd. in Kairangala, Phajir and Kurnadu villages ...
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Can we look forward to clean lakes in Coimbatore? 16.10.2017 Hindu: Home
If the Smart City initiative of restoring eight lakes is successful, it can transform the environment of Coimbatore. The clean up will start with Selvachinthamani, Periyakulam and Vaalankulam
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Can we look forward to clean lakes? 16.10.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
If the Smart City initiative of restoring eight lakes is successful, it can transform the environment of Coimbatore. The clean up will start with Selvachinthamani, Periyakulam and Vaalankulam
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Kurnool: Too much water raises concern 16.10.2017
Kurnool: The copious rains brought respite to the drought-hit Rayalaseema region. But the abundant water that has flown on to the fields, from the tanks, canals and rivulets could not be harnessed to the fullest extent. This is the main refrain of farmers and agriculture labourers in Kadapa district. The YSR Congress party agriculture task force president M.V. Nagi Reddy said that there is an urgent need to take up minor irrigation tank repairs, check dam construction, clearing of tank feeders including drains and links, excavation of farm ponds, desilting of drains and canals. Development of cascades was widely believed to be able to bring good dividends to the farmers. It is pertinent to mention that Irrigation Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has said that over 41,000 minor irrigation and panchayat raj tanks will be de-silted and developed to save every drop of rain water and recharge the groundwater in the next four months under "Neeru Chettu" programme launched on February 19. Chief ...
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Winged visitors call in early 15.10.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
It signals early commencement of the annual breeding season in Kolleru
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Kurnool: Farmers rejoice after downpours 15.10.2017
KURNOOL: Heavy rains have brought about a new found enthusiasm among farmers of drought hit Rayalaseema districts. The Department of Water Resources is gung-ho about  water conservation efforts giving the desired results to some extent. Tanks which used to be mainstay of agriculture during the reign of previous rulers is again giving hope to the spirits of the farmers in the region. Tank irrigation got a  boost with bountiful showers in Anantapur, Kurnool and Kadapa. The copious amouts of rain that lashed the Rayalaseema districts in the last couple of days filled the tanks upto the brim in most of the mandals. Anjanappa, a farmer in Puttaparthi said that they were delighted to see the tank get full level of water. "I think we can have grow good crops next season irrespective of the seasonal rains," he said. "The recent downpour has a positive factor in Rayalaseema districts," said Bojja Dasarath Reddy, President of Saguneeti Sadhana Samithi. However, he added that the ...
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Lakes in Vellore filling up fast 14.10.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
A total of 113 water bodies have so far filled up in Vellore district.Of the 519 tanks maintained by the Public Works Department, 49 have filled up. In 16 tanks, the water level stands at 75% and in a...
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In Hyderabad, lakes are nothing but urban myths 14.10.2017 Hindu: News
Some are shrunken while a majority exist only in names
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Water, water everywhere 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Anantapur, a rain shadow district, district receives copious rain after two decades
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Cheer all around in Chittoor 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Farmers in the rain-shadow Chittoor district are a happy lot with incessant rains this week, having waged several years of a vexed battle with perennial drought conditions in the region. The rains hav...
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Farmers upbeat as copious rains fill up tanks in State 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
70 tmcft available in minor irrigation tanks, says official
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PCB orders 18 industries to pay ₹1 crore for pollution 13.10.2017 Hindu: News
Large-scale fish kill was witnessed on Oct.4 and 5 in Ameenpur
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‘Desilt rainwater canal, public well’ 13.10.2017 Hindu: News
Due to formation of silt and dumping of garbage and construction debris, the canal is unable to carry rainwater to Chitlapakkam lake
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Rains wreak havoc in Anantapur and Kurnool 13.10.2017
ANANTAPUR: Heavy rains continued to lash Anantapur and Kadapa districts on the fourth consecutive day.  Gooty mandal received 14 cm while Vidapanakal received 11 cm. Pamidi and Guntakal received 8.2 cm and 7.6 cm rainfall respectively until Thursday. Low lying areas in Gooty and Pamidi were inundated due to heavy inflows from existing channels nd over flowing tanks. Three people were stranded in the water flowing on the roads in Pamidi. Sub-inspector K. Ravisekhar Reddy rushed to the spot and rescued the trio using ropes. Access roads between Guntakal and Bellary was cut due to over flowing of the Donekal channel in Vidapanakal mandal. A breach occurred to the right of the channel in Chagallu reservoir and water was released towards Pennar river in Peddapappur mandal. On Thursday alone, the district recorded a total of 131 cm of rainfall and a total of 99 cm from October 1. The Meteorology department observed that excess rainfall was recorded in most mandals. In Kadapa district, an APSRTC bus ...
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Telangana: 18 industries told to pay Rs 1 crore to Fishermen Co-op Society 13.10.2017
Hyderabad: The Telangana State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) has asked 18 industries to pay Rs 1 crore to the Fishermen Co-operative Society as compensation for causing the death of fish in the Gandigudem Lake at Sulthanpur.  This decision has been made based on a valuation report regarding the damage caused by the industries submitted by the District Fisheries Officer of Sangareddy.  The TSPCB has also directed 11 industries to pay Rs 40,000 as compensation to fishermen for causing the death of fish in the Ayyamma Cheruvu at Gaddapotharam.  A Task Force Committee reviewed issues related to fish mortality that occurred in the Gandigudem Tank and the Ayyamma Chevuru on October 4 and October 5 and called the 29 industries located in the catchment of the water bodies for a hearing.  The hearing was attended by the District Fisheries Officer of Sangareddy and representatives of the Fishermen Co-operative Societies of Gandigudem and Gaddapotharam. The Committee examined the analysis ...
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