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Living in accordance to Allah’s will 22.5.2019 Buzz – The Navhind Times
Danuska Da Gama Ramzan in Arabic translates to ‘extreme dryness and intolerable heat’. While the idea of fasting is to practice self restraint, a period of introspection, communal prayer (salat), charity and reading the Quran are symbolic during this time that begins and ends with appearance of the new moon. Muslims during this month fast ...
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Even a of pollution in Ganga is matter of concern: NGT 21.5.2019 PTI: All news
Even a of pollution in Ganga is matter of concern: NGT
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Water crisis may cause ‘lead poisoning’ in city 16.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Water crisis may cause ‘lead poisoning’ in city
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MEIL Completed 130 Projects in FY-19 16.5.2019 PTI: All news
MEIL Completed 130 Projects in FY-19
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Officials inspect discharge of sewage into river Sal 15.5.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Margao: Officials along with panchayat members from Benaulim and neighbouring villages inspected river Sal to identify sites along the river where sewerage water is being released. In keeping with an NGT order, the office of the Block Development Officer (BDO) has begun inspection along the length of the Sal. On Tuesday morning, officials from the ...
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Oppa water levels dip alarmingly; its okay say officials 14.5.2019 Video News – The Navhind Times
The water level at Opa water treatment plant is dipping alarmingly day by day.On Monday the water level was 1.85 MLA and on Tuesday it dipped down to 1.75 MLD.Locals fear that if water level further dips down Ponda and Tiswadi talukas might be affected.Opa supplies water large areas of North and certain parts of ...
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Arsenic-breathing microbes found in Pacific Ocean 6.5.2019 The Shillong Times
Scientists have discovered microorganisms breathing arsenic — a deadly poison for most living things — in the low-oxygen parts of the Pacific Ocean. The researchers from the University of Washington (UW) in the US analysed seawater samples from a region below the surface where oxygen is almost absent, forcing life to seek other strategies. These […]
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Rane visits Zarme over reports of ‘scarcity of drinking water’ 4.5.2019 The Navhind Times
Valpoi: Taking cognizance of the media reports on ‘scarcity of drinking water’ in Zarme, Poriem MLA Pratapsing Rane visited the village along with the officials of PWD on Friday. Rane, on Friday morning, along with OSD to PWD Minister and PWD executive engineer Baretto; assistant engineer Subash Gawde and JE Viraj Patil met the villagers ...
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AC sales keep Goa cool 29.4.2019 B & C – The Navhind Times
With summer temperature on the rise dealers of consumers durables are gearing up for a seasonal spurt in air conditioner sales, reports Serilda Coutinho Once an item of luxury, air conditioners (AC) these days are considered as necessary commodity. In Goa where the annual expenditure on household goods is higher than other states most middle ...
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Sidharth is BJP candidate for Panaji by-election 29.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Panaji: The central election committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday declared Sidharth Kunkalienkar as party’s candidate for the Panaji assembly constituency bypoll to be held on May 19. J P Nadda, the secretary of the committee, came out with this announcement thus ending the suspense over the BJP candidature for the particular by-election. ...
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50-day water stock available at Anjunem dam reservoir 29.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Sankhali: Around 50 days’ water stock is available at the Anjunem dam reservoir, as presently the water level there is at 76 metres.  According to the information provided by the dam authorities enough water is available at the dam reservoir, and is being released for irrigation as well as for drinking purpose. The water level  ...
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Andhra Pradesh men to take on PM Modi in Varanasi 28.4.2019
Nellore: Veligonda Project Sadhana Samiti leaders Vadde Srinivasulu and Kollur Ravikiran Sarma of Botlagudur village in Pamuru mandal of Prakasam district are all set to file nominations for Varanasi Lok Sabha seat against Prime Minister  on Monday, the last day to submit nominations in UP. "We chose to contest against the Prime Minister to highlight the perennial shortage of drinking water, regular drought, besides fluoride and kidney problems in Prakasam district, at the national-level," Mr Sarma said. Mr Sarma is a purohit for 10 villages while Mr Srinivasulu is a software engineer working in L&T in Bengaluru. Both have been fighting for remedial measures to fluoride and kidney ailments haunting western parts of Prakasam. They had floated Veligonda Project Sadhana Samiti along with likeminded friends around five years ago as supplying potable drinking water from Veligonda was the only solution to prevent serious health problems in the region. They are also demanding an ...
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Reflections of life 28.4.2019 The Shillong Times
By Anjana Kannankara Water, aptly called the elixir of life, is the most essential factor behind human survival and establishment of civilisations. Existence of life on earth hugely depends on the key reason, availability of water. No wonder, a major portion of the blue planet is covered with water. Human body consists of 70 per […]
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PHE water plant found poisoned, narrow escape for 3000 villagers in Cachar 24.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
PHE water plant found poisoned, narrow escape for 3000 villagers in Cachar
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Algae cure for water acidity in JH on anvil 21.4.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Algae treatment is being contemplated to improve the water quality in East Jaintia Hills afflicted by acid mine drainage. A report was submitted to the NGT-appointed Katoki panel by the Chief Executive Officer of Triniti Impacts International, Chennai, on the screening and feasibility of treatment of water samples from Lad Rymbai, Sutnga and Moowakhu, […]
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Cabbages & Kings: Why are India's airports so strict? 13.4.2019
Tying them round the necks Of stray dogs. A pretence That they are owned and not To be shot In the cull." From Pashta Ka Nashta by Bachchoo When I first left for Britain from Bombay (not yet rechristened) airport in the mid-1960s, my first trip abroad, a throng of family and friends gathered to see me off. They came right up to the departure gates after I had checked in my single suitcase, carried to the check-in desk by friends who wanted to make a gesture of friendship. There were no security checks at the time as the terror of maniacs blowing up planes hadn"t set in, so the dozen or so of the farewell party waved me through the gate behind which my passport was checked and I went my trepid way to the gate. That was then. The airport was not a great architectural treasure as are the airports of Mumbai and Bengaluru today, both of which I have arrived and left at in the last few weeks. Grand and imposing though they are, the procedures within are a bit of a puzzle. Two people in khaki ...
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Central monitoring panel to enforce plan to clean polluted river stretches 12.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed a Central Monitoring Committee to prepare and enforce a national plan to make 350 polluted river stretches across the country including 11 river stretches in Goa pollution-free. Various state governments are allegedly lax and have submitted incomplete action plans. The River Rejuvenation Committee of Goa ...
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Waste treatment 3.4.2019 Hindu: Opinion
I refer to two reports published in the daily — “Only 26% of rural toilets use twin-leach pits, finds survey” (March 18) and “Septic tanks meet norms:
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Supply treated sewage water to amusement park: NGT panel 3.4.2019 Hindu: Cities
Plea said park was using groundwater without permission
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Decide whether Tikri Khurd lake in Narela is wetland: NGT 2.4.2019 PTI: All news
Decide whether Tikri Khurd lake in Narela is wetland: NGT
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