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AAP to demand world spiritual capital status for Varanasi 22.4.2014 DNA: Money
The AAP will demand the status of world spiritual capital for this Hindu holy city in Uttar Pradesh, a party leader said on Tuesday. "Varanasi is not only about Hindu religion, and is about all religions. Hence, we would demand a special package for Varanasi so that it can be called the world spiritual capital," a senior Aam Aadmi Party leader, who didn't want to be identified said, adding that it is included in the party's manifesto for Varanasi. The AAP will release the manifesto in a day or two, and will focus on issues including poor infrastructure of the city and the pollution of the holy river, Ganga, among others. Party leader Arvind Kejriwal, who is contesting against Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi from Varanasi parliamentary constituency, will file his nomination from the city on Wednesday. AAP leader Arvind KejriwalRNA Research & ...
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Earth Day : Pune's 'Green Society' sets an example 22.4.2014 DNA: Top News
Pune: Efforts by residents of Vimannagar-based society have resulted in not just conservation of energy but has also prevented river pollution. The residents have been contributing for the larger interest of environment through their since a decade. Green Land Cooperative Housing Society in Vimannagar is a Green Society in a real sense and many people from city have visited it to take lessons. Col. (Retd) Shashikant Dalvi, an entrepreneur in the field of rainwater harvesting took up the cause after his retirement from the Indian Army. Dalvi is the chairman of the society which has 57 families. Their efforts in rainwater harvesting and wet garbage composting have helped them get 10 per cent discount on annual property tax. Vimannagar being a water scarcity area, most residents face water shortage during summer and have to rely on water tankers. But thanks to this society's rainwater harvesting project, they do not have to depend on tankers. After starting the project, the society could get water from the ...
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In Erode, powerloom sector, farmers call the shots 22.4.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
As he speaks about Modi's plan to interlink the rivers across the country and the Narmada canal project in Gujarat, it evokes an emotional response from the ...
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Manganese levels in Selaulim water rises 22.4.2014 TOI: Goa
Presently, the PWD is pumping around 214 million litres of water per day (MLD) from the Selaulim reservoir, which is supplied to consumers in four South Goa talukas of Sanguem, Quepem, Salcete and ...
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Pressure on Authorities to Curb Illegal Sand Mining 21.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
Two days after the tragedy on the Periyar near the Kalady Sreesankara bridge, in which four pilgrims drowned in the river, fingers are being pointed at the authorities for permitting uncontrolled illegal sand mining in the area, which has been a prime cause of such mishaps.
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Delhi Jal Board demands water from Haryana 21.4.2014 TOI: Delhi Times
With summer looming ahead and a below-normal monsoon expected this year, Delhi Jal Board has renewed its demand for 51 cusec water from Haryana that the state is supposed to supply to Delhi for ...
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Climate change may hit marine sector, says SAPCC 20.4.2014 Hindu: Home
‘Coastal ecosystem facing major threat’
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Cleansing the Yamuna of religious offerings 20.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
Tired of Delhiites using religious rituals as an excuse to pollute the Yamuna, a non-government organisation has decided to intercept devotees before they fling their offerings into the river.
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‘Water Release on Existing Protocols’ 20.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
Governor ESL Narasimhan’s advisor Saluddin Ahmed has said that the existing protocols based on the established allocations should be followed during the ensuing season while releasing irrigation water from Krishna and Godavari rivers.
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Deputy Speaker’s Constituency Reels under Acute Water Shortage 20.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
Though the deputy speaker of the Legislative Assembly Mallu Batti Vikramarka represents the Madira Assembly segment, people in the constituency face several problems.
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Sand mining turning Kerala's rivers into deathtraps 20.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
Area under Kalady bridge where accident took place notorious for illegal mining
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Sand-mining ban in Kozhikode to be lifted tomorrow 20.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
Priority will be given to clear pending passes
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Kerala, Karnataka CMs want water rows settled with T.N. 20.4.2014 Hindu: Karnataka
Kerala wants Mullaperiyar Dam issue solved amicably: Chandy
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Jaya Rubbishes Modi's Solution to Cauvery 20.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
Continuing her attack on the BJP, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa charged that the people of Tamil Nadu could not expect anything good from the party for resolving the Cauvery water dispute and Modi was trying to divert the issue.
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'Sand-mining Claimed Malayattoor Pilgrims' Lives' 20.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
Indiscriminate sand mining in the riverbed of the Periyar led to the tragedy on Friday in which four Malayattoor pilgrims got drowned while they were taking bath near the Sri Sankara Bridge at Kalady, localites have said.
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Sewage Treatment Plant in Sabarimala Nearing Completion 20.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
Work on the sewage treatment plant in Sabarimala is progressing, and it is expected to be commissioned before the next pilgrimage season begins.
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'Rohtang Pass had no glaciers for 15,000 years' 20.4.2014 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Rohtang pass, one of the top tourist destinations of south Asia, will see a big change from May 6, a day before parliamentary elections in Himachal ...
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AAP seeks to submerge BJP, Congress in Narmada valley 20.4.2014 Hindu: National
It’s a prestigious, tough fight in Khandwa
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Kalasa work affects Kankumbi temple 20.4.2014 TOI: Goa
Ongoing work for the Kalasa canal excavation and construction has resulted in developing major cracks in the Mauli temple hall at ...
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Locals, scientists fear slow extinction of Mangrove Clams 20.4.2014 TOI: Goa
The bivalves could be found in the mangrove swamp, and often had to be fished out by sticking out one's toes in the ...
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