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Dist panchayat set to undertake water survey 28.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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DPC to expedite development activities 28.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Schoolchildren spend summer digging water percolation pits 28.5.2017 Mangalore - City - The Times of India
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Noida RWA federation demand quality water in old sectors 28.5.2017 Noida - City - The Times of India
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Scam in Akhilesh's gomti river project, alleges UP minister 28.5.2017 TOI: Cities
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New species of 'see-through' frog discovered 28.5.2017 Environment News, Earth News, Global Warming, Wild Life, Carbon Trading, Climate Business, Climate Change & Pollution News
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Water scheme 'scam': Panel for suspension of 4 officials 28.5.2017 Metros | The Asian Age
The scheme is an initiative by Fadnavis govt towards farm-level water conservation, aims to make Maharashtra drought-free by 2019.
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Water scheme ‘scam’: Panel for suspension of 4 officials 28.5.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Water woes haunt Hastinapuram residents 28.5.2017 thehansindia3900
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Infant, endangered ninja turtles 28.5.2017 Hindu: Home
The newborns clamber over each other, sounding like corn popping in a microwave
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Take up water conservation in hands, says Dr Rajendra Singh 28.5.2017
Chennai: Conflicting in the name of water boundaries and its supply is not the solution to water crises, but taking it up in our hands to conserve water, educate others and fight against water wastage, Dr Rajendra Singh, commonly touted as the Water Man of India. “We have to go back to our traditional means of conserving water, years ago, which were used by people without the knowledge of engineering and construction,” he said. He said that in order to be more efficient at conserving water, the government should take steps to identify all the old water bodies in the state, demarcate them and notify them. “This would help in punishing encroachers on the water bodies,” he said, speaking of the numerous lakes in Tamil Nadu that are not existent today. He pointed out that traditional farmers and men in earlier periods had more understanding of the types of reservoirs and water systems than now despite not being educationally qualified unlike most people today. But, he added, extraction of water has surpassed ...
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CAG awaits proof of how govt used Rs 27,000 crore grant in 2015-16 28.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Chennai: Shoddy re-laying of roads causes water to enter houses 28.5.2017
CHENNAI: Despite the Madras HC passing a directive for re-laying roads after milling the existing roads, work is being shoddily being carried out in different parts of the city. The level of the newly laid roads has become higher than the level of houses. As a result, water enters homes every time it rains. Residents are irked about the issue. From near Sadasiva Nagar to Tharamani road levels have been raised over the years. Due to this, the houses are now at a level lower than the roads. The problem occurs when roads are re-laid over existing roads and this is an issue across the city. Many areas suffered during the floods due to such issues. Residents in Korattur also face similar issues where the metro water pipelines have gone way below the level of their houses. To adjust with the road level, residents suggested increasing the height of the water pipeline. “Due to this road level rising each time roads are laid, during heavy rains, the rainwater gets mixed with the sewage water which became a big ...
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Seven years on, Fresco residents wait for occupany papers 28.5.2017 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
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Gurugram: Basai pipeline burst leads to water crisis in old city 28.5.2017 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
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Residents file online plea against PMC, demand refund of property tax paid by them for 8-10 years 28.5.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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Kakardara village plans to build temple for ‘jal devta’ 28.5.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Miffed at dirty supply, residents ask councillor to drink water 28.5.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Mohali, May 27 While the Greater Mohali Area Development Authority has been planning to supply quality drinking water, residents of some of the areas in the city are getting contaminated water. Residents of Phase V are up in arms after getting contaminated water for more than past 15 days. The miffed residents filled dirty water in bottles and other utensils and reached the residence of area councillor Arun Sharma, asking him to drink it. “We have been getting dirty water for the past 15 days. We can’t even wash our hands with it," said Shiv Kumar, Suresh Kumar and Neelam, all residents of the area. “Though they were not serious when they asked me to drink the contaminated water, the issue is really serious," said Arun Sharma. "The consumption of such water may lead to the outbreak of a serious water-borne disease," said the councillor and the residents. The residents claimed that many of them were forced to fetch water from a nearby temple or gurdwara. “One can easily gauge our ...
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Cooper Hospital expands eco-friendly projects 28.5.2017 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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600 attend ICAI nat’l conference 28.5.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Ludhiana, May 27 The city branch of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is hosting a national conference for it members. The two-day conference, which began today, is being organised by the Committee for Capacity Building of Members in Practice (CCBMP) of the ICAI. Tripat Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Cabinet Minister for Rural Development Panchayats, Water Supply and Sanitation, was the chief guest on the occasion. The theme of the conference is “Capacity building measures for practitioners”. The conference is spread across five technical sessions. It is a platform for members to get knowledge on various topics related to direct and indirect taxes (GST). Members will also get an opportunity to listen to experts and interact with them for clearing their doubts. As many as 600 members attended the national conference on the first day. Dr Girish Ahuja today covered the topics, which include provisions relating to benami transactions and cash restrictions. CA Atul Kumar Gupta ...
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