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Video Conference training on ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ concludes in SWGH 14.7.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: The 2nd day training programme on Implementation of Jal Shakti Abhiyan organized under the chairmanship of District Commissioner and District Programme Coordinator, MGNREGA, South West Garo Hills, S Ram Kumar concluded at DRDA Conference Hall, Ampati on Sunday. The training programme was attended by various departments which included Soil and Water Conservation Department, Forest ...
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Cabinet approves draft water policy 13.7.2019 The Shillong Times
By Our Reporter SHILLONG: Meghalaya on Friday became the first state in the country to have a draft water policy with the state Cabinet approving it. Talking to media persons after the Cabinet meeting, Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong said that the Draft Meghalaya State Water Policy 2019 was approved by the Cabinet at its […]
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Meghalaya first state to draft water policy 12.7.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Meghalaya has become the first state in the country to have drafted  the state water policy 2019 after the State Cabinet approved the policy following detailed discussions and deliberations. Talking to media persons after the Cabinet meeting, Deputy Chief Minister, Prestone Tynsong said that the policy would be notified soon by the government. Talking about […]
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Five Bills passed in Arunachal Assembly 10.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Five Bills passed in Arunachal Assembly
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Modi send letters to headmen to harvest rainwater 22.6.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has shot off letters to headmen including many headmen in the rural areas of Meghalaya urging them to improve village environment by collecting and conserving every drop of water One of the letters were handed over to the Sorar by the Mawryngkneng Block Development Officer,  R Wahlang and this letters are […]
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Budget 2019: Govt faces hard choice of 9 pc growth or 2 pc decline on MGNREGA 17.6.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Budget 2019: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman may have to raise allocation for NREGA to alleviate agrarian crisis.
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Heatwave leads to water crisis in Coimbatore 10.6.2019
Coimbatore: Water bodies have gone dry and groundwater levels have plummeted as unprecedented heatwave conditions persist in Coimbatore. Locals also blame repeated monsoon failure for the condition in the city. "We have been witnessing monsoon failure for the past three seasons, we urge the government to clean all ponds, tanks and construct more check dams to save water during rains," Abdul Jaffar, a local resident told ANI. Environmentalist Syed said that this was the worst crisis the city had witnessed and that people were eagerly waiting for the south-west monsoons to provide some relief. "With the monsoons hitting Kerala it is high time the Public Works Department (PWD) begins cleaning the tanks and also clear encroachments on the water paths reaching various water bodies," said Syed. Due to the heatwave in Coimbatore, more than 10 out of 20 tanks around the city have become dry. Cattle, birds and stray animals are the worst hit due to non-availability of water. Members of the ...
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Meghalaya to soon have a Water Policy 7.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya to soon have a Water Policy
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Coimbatore: Desilt water bodies in Sulur, urges users association 5.5.2019
Coimbatore: Assembly by-elections will be held in the Thiruparankundram, Ottapidaram, Aravakurichi and Sulur constituencies on May 19. Ahead of the bypolls, members of the "Athikadavu Kousika River Development Association" have released a set of demands for candidates contesting elections for Sulur. Of the various demands, association members have focused on water bodies demanding that the waterways and the paths of the waterways of water bodies that come within the Sulur assembly constituency be desilted, besides check dams across the water bodies be rejuvenated. As far as the Avinashi-Athikadavu groundwater recharge scheme is concerned, members of the association have demanded that water bodies in the Neelambur, Chinniyampalayam, Arasoor, Kaniyoor and Mudhalipalayam are added to the second phase of the groundwater treatment plan of the scheme. For Somanur, the association has demanded that a government hospital with basic facilities is constructed and infrastructure at the Somanur railway ...
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Meghalaya launches Hydroger Mission for clean energy 5.3.2019 The Shillong Times
 GUWAHATI: Meghalaya has launched the Hydroger Mission under the Decentralised Green Energy Project with a financial outlay of Rs 11.55 crore with support from the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund. As many as 220 hydroger projects being set up under the Hydroger Mission, will encompass the whole […]
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Complacent, frustrated BJP bound to lose Panchayat polls: Sushmita 6.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Complacent, frustrated BJP bound to lose Panchayat polls: Sushmita
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International Day for PWDs celebrated in Garo Hills 4.12.2018 The Shillong Times
  TURA: The people of South West Garo Hills joined the rest of the world in celebration of International Day for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) which was organized by the District Social Welfare Office in collaboration with the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) at Okkapara Community Field under Rerapara C&RD Block on Tuesday, a day […]
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Mumbai: Dam to be built on Dahisar river 26.9.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The forest department and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) have approved a plan to build
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Mukalmua football from Sept 16 14.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Mukalmua football from Sept 16
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BJP flays Rahul for his ‘alternative vision’ jibe on ISIS formation 23.8.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The BJP on Thursday lashed out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his remarks in Germany where he allegedly sought to justify formation of ISIS linking it the concept of ‘alternative vision’ and said any attempt to give legitimacy to terror organisation is ‘worrying’. “You tried to justify the terrorism……Nothing can be more worrying […]
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Tamil Nadu farmers agitated over not getting water even as Cauvery flows in... 21.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Tamil Nadu farmers agitated over not getting water even as Cauvery flows in...
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Yellow River Project may help in Brahmaputra dredging 20.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Yellow River Project may help in Brahmaputra dredging
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Cultural programmes, felicitation mark Hariyali Mahotsav 14.8.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Hariyali Mahotsav was organized by Kayastha Mandal Nagreeya Kshetra Welfare Society at Hotel Nandan Palace, Hoshangabad Road. Member of parliament Alok Sanjar was the chief guest, while former national president of Kayastha Mahasabha Kailash Sarang, Suhas Pradhan and Virendra Bhatnagar of Kayastha Sansad were present as special guests. Presidents and functionaries of […]
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Maharashtra government mulls giving livestock, ponds for fish farming on demand 2.8.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: With an aim to boost the income of farmers, the Maharashtra government is considering a proposal
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40 years on, a bridge too far 6.7.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Patiala, July 5 Residents, including women and schoolchildren, of a village in Devigarh block of Patiala district are risking their lives every day as they have to cross the Ghaggar — either on foot or by using inflated rubber tubes — to reach their fields.  At least seven persons have died while crossing the river in the past five years. Villagers have been urging the authorities to construct a bridge to end their 40-year-long ordeal.  Distressed villagers had put up temporary wooden planks several times to cross the river, but they never lasted long. In the absence of a bridge, residents of other nearby villages — Shekhupura, Badla, Badli, and Bangran — have to travel extra 5 km via Devigarh to reach the other side of the river for their daily chores.  Baldev Gir (45), a resident of Shekhupura village, said: “Every politician of the area, including Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur, has promised to get a bridge constructed, but in vain.” During the rainy season, ...
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