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Weather woes: Venice hit with tide, snow and rain 19.11.2019 Life | The Asian Age
3rd record tide enters Venice as Italy hit with snow, rain.
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Meghalaya eyes Korean tech for waste management 18.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya eyes Korean tech for waste management
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Honour Supreme Court directive on loan waivers: P Ayyakannu 15.11.2019
TIRUCHY: The "Desiya Then Indhiya Nathigal Inaippu Vivasayeegal Sangam" has appealed to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami to take steps to honor the Supreme Court"s direction to waive outstanding crop loans of medium and marginal farmers. In a statement here on Thursday, Sangam's state president P. Ayyakannu said they have decided to meet the Chief Minister to submit a memorandum to him in this regard on November 18. He warned that if the Tamil Nadu government did not consider the Supreme court's ruling it will reflect on the ruling party's performance in the ensuing local bodies elections. He also pointed out that they planned to hold a demonstration at Mullaiperiyar in Kerala demanding to merge Kerala's Idukki district with Tamil Nadu besides solving the Mullaiperiyar river water and 58th canal dispute permanently in order to prevent the suicidal incidents of the farmers of Theni, Madurai, Dindigul, Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga, Tirunelveli and ...
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Centre fails deadline on Mhadei, CM targeted 14.11.2019 The Navhind Times
The 10-day deadline assured to withdraw controversial letter regarding Mhadei by union minister Prakash Javadekar is over. But it’s not being withdrawn till date. Goa Forward and Congress have sharply reacted to not honouring the deadline. Opposition parties and NGOs had come on roads in protest of central environment ministry giving letter to Karnataka to …
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Sand mining mafia open fire at police 13.11.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The sand mafias, however, identified them when they zeroed in the area and opened indiscriminate fire on them.
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Cops attacked by sand mafia 13.11.2019

Bhopal: A group of sand mining mafia on Tuesday opened fire on a team of policemen and forest officers when the latter launched operation against them in river bank city of Morena in Madhya Pradesh.

According to Morena district additional superintendent of police Ashutosh Bogri, around 100 policemen and forest officers raided the bank of Chambal river in Morena following Intelligence inputs on illegal sand mining in the area by the sand mafias.

The policemen and forest officers chose to travel in dumpers to the spot to avoid attention of the sand mafias, thus denying them to escape.

The sand mafias, however, identified them when they zeroed in on the area and opened indiscriminate fire on them. The police also resorted to retaliatory fire leading to brief exchange of fire between them. No one was however injured in the incident.

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Complete Jal Jeevan Mission by 2024, Centre tells Southern states 12.11.2019
Hyderabad: Union water resources minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday asked southern states to complete the Centre"s Jal Jeevan Mission works by 2024. In reply, the states told him that the Centre has to provide funds. The mission aims to provide tap water to all households in the country. The minister said the Centre was consulting Nabard (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) and other financial institutions to fund the scheme. The minister said the people"s participation was important. Mr Singh was speaking at a review meeting of officials of southern states on Monday in the city. Telangana state Chief Secretary S.K. Joshi told the minister that the Centre has to provide funds for Jal Jeevan Mission to the states on the basis of population. Mr Singh also met Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao at Pragathi Bhavan on Monday. A CMO press release of the meeting said that the Union minister said that the Centre was examining the the possibility of implementing a Mission ...
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Goa’s shipping industry still off-course 11.11.2019 B & C – The Navhind Times
Goa’s shipping and logistics industry remains in choppy waters, going by the viewpoint expressed by industry during the just concluded Indo-French Conclave 2019, finds out Shoma Patnaik With excellent network of inland waterways comprising of 255 km of rivers, canals and estuaries, the state’s natural advantages in shipping and maritime trade is perhaps the best …
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BHEL Bhopal’s Hydro Division successfully tests valve for hydro project 9.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, BHEL Bhopal’s Hydro Division has successfully Hydro tested the first uniquely designed 170 tonne, 5.2 metre diameter Butterfly Valve for (4X111 Megawatt) Vishnugad Pipalkoti Hydroelectric project of THDC India Ltd., a joint venture of the Govt. of India & Govt. of UP. The test was carried out in presence of officials from THDC India […]
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SWGH DC bans dumping of waste in water bodies 7.11.2019 The Shillong Times
Order in line with NGT direction TURA: South West Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner Ramkumar S issued an order under section 144 CrPC prohibiting the dumping of waste materials into streams and rivers of the district with immediate effect. The order was issued in keeping with the direction of National Green Tribunal (NGT) for supervision of solid […]
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Dumping waste into rivers and streams in SWGH banned 6.11.2019 The Shillong Times
AMPATI: In order to prevent the public from dumping waste materials and polluting the rivers and streams in South West Garo Hills, the District Magistrate, Ramkumar S has  issued an order  recently under section 144 CrPC prohibiting the dumping of all waste materials into the streams and rivers of the district with immediate effect. The […]
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Bharalu sluice gate closed for Pushkar festival 6.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Bharalu sluice gate closed for Pushkar festival
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Dumping in Vrishabhavathi: Land mafia threatens Bangalore University professor 5.11.2019
BENGALURU: Once a pristine river, Vrishabhavathi is now referred to as Kengri Mori (drain) as the onslaught of real estate mafia has reduced it to a small, polluted channel. Rampant dumping of debris into the water body, which flows through Bangalore University, and lack of action by BBMP authorities has turned it into a drain. "The real reason is the entry of untreated sewage from BDA layouts, private residences and Peenya Industrial Estate over the last 30 years. The SWD has been deliberately narrowed to allow construction. The norms of buffer zone are also being ignored completely," said Prof. T.J. Renuka Prasad from the Department of Geology, Bangalore University and coordinator of biodiversity park at the university. Prof. Prasad was threatened physically when he stopped the entry of tractors into the campus to dump debris. "Lorries and tractors are paid Rs 500-1,000 for each load and when I stopped them they said that the land was theirs. I have written to the BBMP to take action, ...
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‘No major CRZ violations at new Zuari bridge site’ 5.11.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji The committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal has not found any serious violation or deviation of the provisions of the CRZ approval granted for the construction of four/six lane bridge across the river Zuari. However, the committee has noted negligence by contractors in handling waste. The contractors have also not set …
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Mhadei: political angle to Centre’s EC grant to K’taka 3.11.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji It appears that the decision by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to grant environmental clearance (EC) to Karnataka for construction of Kalasa-Bhandura drinking water project was political, as it did not consider Goa’s position. Goa has already moved the Supreme Court urging it not to allow the neighbouring …
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Delhi govt declares Nov 2 as public holiday on Chhath Puja 1.11.2019 DNA
Chhath Puja is celebrated on the sixth day of the Kartik month of the Hindu calendar which also happens to be the fourth day after Diwali.
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Govt helpless as illegal sand mining continues 31.10.2019 The Navhind Times
SHOMA PATNAIK | NT Panaji: As licences for legitimate sand extraction continue to be suspended, it looks like the state is set for more illegal sand mining for the second season in a row. The new sand mining season started on October 1, but the directorate of mines and geology (DMG) is refusing to renew …
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Centre okays proposal to clean up rivers in Shillong 29.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Centre okays proposal to clean up rivers in Shillong
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Action plan for Umkhrah, Umshyrpi 29.10.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Chairman of Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board CP Marak informed that Meghalaya State Rejuvenation Committee has prepared an action plan for the rejuvenation of the Wah Umkhrah and the Umshyrpi that was approved by the Central Pollution Control Board. The action plan has assigned responsibilities to various government departments and local urban bodies. As […]
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Winds of climate change blow across South Asia 29.10.2019
The India-Pakistan enmity is possibly the world"s most intractable and obdurate, with a mutual misreading of history made extremely volatile with the brandishing of nuclear weapons. Despite having two giant militaries at each others" throats, the more immediate existential challenges that India and Pakistan face are related to how climate change and misuse of common natural resources have combined to confront both together. It is not the militaries which will determine our fates, but the degree of cooperation the two nations can summon. Our problems are common and perhaps India and Pakistan will find the good sense to act together? Looking at the climate change challenges Pakistan and India face together, collective action — as unlikely as it seems — may just be what is needed to secure the lives and livelihoods of future generations. According to climate researchers at Germanwatch, Pakistan ranks eighth on the Global Climate Risk Index, with over 145 catastrophic events — ...
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