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CM’s Independence Day Speech: Appeals quota lobby to maintain progressive image of Maharashtra 16.8.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: In an appeal to agitating communities for reservation quotas, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis
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CM Fadnavis: state to push forward welfare schemes for farmers 16.8.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government is also committed towards the development of industries in the state, he stated.
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Kalyan residents celebrate Independence Day through hunger strike 16.8.2018 DNA: Money
On Independence day Kalyan residents sat on a hunger strike to seek freedom from 15 issues which plague the city. Some of these issues include freedom from potholes, bad roads, proper water supply, etc. The 72nd Independence day was celebrated in a different manner by some of the Kalyan residents this year. On August 15 they sat on a hunger strike in front of the KDMC (Kalyan Dombivli Municipal corporation) to set Kalyan free from various problems. "For years the city has been facing problems like potholes, bad roads, poor water supply, lack of proper solid waste management, etc.," says activist Shrinivas Ghanekar from Kalyan. "We have raised the issue with the KDMC as well as the commissioner many times but in vain. Hence, we have organised this chain hunger strike to get our demands met," says he. Through this strike the residents want KDMC to do proper waste segregation, improve road conditions, have social audits of its various projects, rehabilitation of those affected by road widening the project, ...
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INS Hamla seeks mangrove land 16.8.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The HC had banned construction within 50 metres from the mangroves.
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Heavy rains ensure undisturbed water supply for next year 16.8.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The remaining lakes - Modak Sagar, Tansa, Vihar and Tulsi - have already reached the overflow mark.
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Mumbai: BMC gives clean chit to drinking water at Govandi school 15.8.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has apparently given a clean chit to the drinking
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Goa sees only 150 new water connections under AMRUT 13.8.2018 The Navhind Times
NEW DELHI: Piped water connection has been provided to more than 24 lakh households across the country under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation with Gujarat topping the chart. According to data available with the ministry of housing and urban affairs, Goa stands last in the chart with only 150 new water connections ...
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Watershed work hit due to politics: Maha CM 13.8.2018 PTI: All news
Watershed work hit due to politics: Maha CM
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Changing rural India 13.8.2018 Mumbai Age
Rural Youth Volunteers in India -- a programme supported by the US embassy to India -- is slowly helping transform Indian villages.
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Joint effort on to preserve river dolphins in Barpeta 12.8.2018 The Shillong Times
From Saurav Borah BARPETA: A joint effort to protect and conserve the endangered Ganges river dolphin (platanista gangetica) – locally called xihu – is gaining steam at Nakhanda here, believed to be the fourth home for the elusive species in Assam. River dolphins, which also happen to be the state aquatic animal of Assam, were […]
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Ullid, Kullit and Chinrge 12.8.2018 Panorama – The Navhind Times
Tensing Rodrigues   Water seems to have been the bane of trans-Sahyadri Konkan; it probably still is; the river disputes that plague the states in the region are a living testimony to it, the dispute over Mhadai waters being one of them. As Morrison puts it: “Water harvesting, as well as water conservation and the ...
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Ahmedabad: Sarkhej police inspector helps school restore power 12.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Nearly 350 kids are igniting their minds in school, but in dark. These kids of Safal English Medium school in Juhapura have finally got some relief from the power cut. Thanks to the Sarkhej police inspector, who, on Saturday, came to their rescue and ensured that a new power link was set and classes resume from Monday. The students of the school, which has been running since the last three years on the first floor of Jambuwala Cooperative Bank on Sarkhej Road, were being forced to sit outside their classrooms. Also, there has been a fight between the trustee of the school, AR Pathan, and the landlord. The latter has also stopped water supply to the school since last 15 days and power since last 10 days. The examination will start on August 16 and the school authorities called the police inspector to intervene. “It is disheartening to see children studying in dark. I called the chairman of the premise but he did not come to the spot. They had locked the room from where the main electric supply comes. So, ...
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Seven thousand islands in the sun! 12.8.2018 Age On Sunday
Mayon's heat seems to have seeped deep into the sub-conscious of the people of this area.
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Tura DC moots RO water dispensers to replace plastic bottles 11.8.2018 The Shillong Times
TURA: West Garo Hills Deputy Commissioner, Ram Singh, who has been relentlessly pursuing the ban on water bottles towards achieving cleaner and greener environment, has called for installation of low cost RO Water Dispensers in all the strategic places of the town, particularly in the Tura Super Market and keeping of 20 litres water bottles […]
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Potable water scarcity hits Udalguri villages 11.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Potable water scarcity hits Udalguri villages
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Bisalpur Dam records lowest water level in 6 yrs 11.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Bisalpur dam in Deoli of Tonk district, which has become the lifeline of Rajasthan, has reached its minimum water level in the last ten years. The situation is that there has been a huge reduction in drinking water supply in hundreds of villages and several cities including Tonk, Ajmer, Jaipur. Within the last five months, 6 TMC water has been vapourized. Now, if there is no rain in the coming days, then the dam water will be able to serve the people of cities like Jaipur and Ajmer for only 3 months, till November. The total water level of the dam is 315.50 RL metres and 38.70 TMC water is filled in it. Now, the gauge of the dam is recorded as 309.19 RL metres. Only 8.61 TMC of water is remaining, which is 22.24% of the total water capacity. Assistant Engineer of Dam Project Manish Bansal said that till date, 4 TMC water has been given for irrigation and 10.35 TMC for drinking. On one hand, the water level of the dam is decreasing and on the other hand, the dam is constantly accumulating the waste, which ...
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Financial irregularities cast shadow on four water supply projects 10.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Financial irregularities cast shadow on four water supply projects
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Mumbai: BMC to cut off water, power to bulk waste defaulters after October 2 9.8.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The solid waste management (SWM) department officials of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
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Crusading for waterbirds 8.8.2018 Buzz – The Navhind Times
International Waterbird Census coordinator and senior technical officer at Wetlands International, Taej Mundkur recently gave a talk ‘Birds, Wetlands and Flyways’ organised by Goa Bird Conservation Network (GBCN) at Carmel College, Nuvem on August 1. Taej spoke to NT BUZZ about the urgent need of conserving and protecting Wetlands and Waterbirds SACHI NAIK | NT ...
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No end in sight of Guwahatians’ drinking water woes 8.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
No end in sight of Guwahatians’ drinking water woes
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