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Bihar: FIR against 39 villagers for protesting lack of facilities, AES deaths 25.6.2019
Vaishali: In a heart-wrenching incident, an FIR has been lodged against 39 people in Harivanshpur in Vaishali district on Tuesday after they protested the lack of water supply and death of several children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the area. "Our children have died. We did a road gherao, but the administration has filed an FIR against us. Men against whom FIR has been registered have left the village and gone away. They were the only breadwinners," said a relative of a person against whom the FIR has been registered said. The fear of AES forced villagers in Harivanshpur village of Vaishali district to vacate their homes. Most families moved home with their children in tow to other villages after the outbreak of the vector-borne disease. "My two sons died due to Acute Encephalitis in the matter of an hour. The elder one was 7 years old while the younger one was two years old. There were no awareness campaigns by the administration regarding the disease," father of a ...
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54,000 mangroves to be affected by bullet train project: Minister 25.6.2019
Mumbai: As many as 54,000 mangroves spread over 13.36 hectares will be affected because of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor, commonly called the bullet train project, state transport minister Diwakar Raote said Monday. He was replying to a question raised by Shiv Sena legislator Maneesha Kayande in the state Legislative Council. "There will be no chopping of trees and there will be no threat of flooding to some parts of Navi Mumbai. The pillars (of the project) will be high and hence will not damage the environment much," he added. Raote said the state government has proposed to plant five plants for each one that will be cut for the multi-billion dollar project. "As per my information, farmers are keen on handing over their land for appropriate remuneration," Raote informed in his written reply. The project, expected to cost over Rs. 1 lakh crore, is funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Replying to another question raised by Congress MLC Sharad ...
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Water supply scheme for New Shillong Township in limbo 25.6.2019 The Shillong Times
Major projects, including 2022 Games Village to be affected SHILLONG: At a time when the state government is preparing to host the National Games and construct the Games Village in Mawdiangdiang, a water supply project meant for the area is in limbo.Besides, there are many upcoming buildings and projects in Mawdiangdiang, including the Meghalaya Legislative […]
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Vasco PWD work issues will be resolved by Dec 19: Pauskar 25.6.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
VASCO: Minister for Public Works Department (PWD) Deepak Pauskar said that all the issues ‘related’ to the PWD in Vasco will be resolved by December 19. Pauskar was speaking to the press persons at Sao Joao celebration, organised by Bhutea Bhat Club (BBC) at St Sebastian Chapel, Bhutea Bhat Baina, Vasco, on Monday in the …
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Bullet train to affect 54,000 mangroves, Maharashtra denies flood risk 24.6.2019 The Asian Age | Home
State transport minister Diwakar Raote said state govt has proposed to plant five plants for each that will be cut for the project.
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Bullet train to affect 54,000 mangroves, Maharashtra denies flood risk 24.6.2019
Mumbai: As many as 54,000 mangroves spread over 13.36 hectares will be affected because of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor, commonly called the bullet train project, state transport minister Diwakar Raote said Monday. He was replying to a question raised by Shiv Sena legislator Maneesha Kayande in the state Legislative Council. "There will be no chopping of trees and there will be no threat of flooding to some parts of Navi Mumbai. The pillars (of the project) will be high and hence will not damage the environment much," he added. Raote said the state government has proposed to plant five plants for each one that will be cut for the multi-billion dollar project. "As per my information, farmers are keen on handing over their land for appropriate remuneration," Raote informed in his written reply. The project, expected to cost over Rs. 1 lakh crore, is funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Replying to another question raised by Congress MLC Sharad ...
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Kejriwal is working in view of upcoming Assy elections:Manoj Tiwari 24.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi BJP Delhi Pradesh president Manoj Tiwari on Monday said the laying of foundation of the Chandrawal Plant to augment the water supply in Delhi and installation of CCTVs cameras is a fraud with the people and this is only an effort to show that Arvind Kejriwal Government is working in view of […]
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Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project to affect 54k mangroves on 13 hectare 24.6.2019 DNA
Raote said the state government has proposed to plant five plants for each one that will be cut for the multi- billion dollar project.
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DoNER commits Rs 176.43-cr aid to Manipur 24.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
DoNER commits Rs 176.43-cr aid to Manipur
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Lack of facilities on way to Kamakhya irks pilgrims 24.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Lack of facilities on way to Kamakhya irks pilgrims
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Collector blocking my mobile: Jothimani 24.6.2019
Karur: Congress Lok Sabha member from Karur Ms. Jothimani has charged that the Karur district collector T. Anbazhagan had "blocked" her mobile number, which has put her to lot of hardship and was not able to take up people"s issues like the present water crisis directly with the collector for remedy. Ms Jothimani, who along with the Aravakurichi DMK MLA and Karur district DMK party's secretary Senthil Balaji met people of various villages under the Aravakurichi assembly segment and received petitions from them on Saturday, told newsmen that there was acute water problem across the district and efforts were being made to mitigate the crisis through MP and MLAs local area development fund. Ms Jothimani said she was chairing the monitoring committee on development works in Karur district, but neither Senthil Balaji nor she were invited by the collector to discuss drinking water supply schemes today. When this correspondent contacted Mr. Anbazaghan over the phone, he denied allegations ...
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Make process for new water connections simpler: Kejriwal to DJB 23.6.2019 PTI: All news
Make process for new water connections simpler: Kejriwal to DJB
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Chennai: Water crisis: Schools warned against closure 23.6.2019
Chennai: As the city suffers acute water scarcity, educational institutions have emerged as the latest victims to the city's ongoing water woes. An increasing number of private schools has taken to declaring holidays or shortening the duration of classes, citing water scarcity. In the wake of this, the state education department has warned of strict action against those institutions and a circular was issued to the chief educational officers and district educational officers on Saturday. The circular reads, "Schools were given the authorisation to function only after they guaranteed safe and adequate water for drinking and other purposes to children. We have come to learn through several media reports that an increasing number of private institutions is shutting down due to 'water scarcity'. This will impact children and is against the rules. It is the duty of the school management to find alternative solutions to the existing water crisis. Strict action will be initiated against the ...
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Maharashtra minister urges farmers to not think about suicide 22.6.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Maharashtra has witnessed 12,021 farmer suicides during the last four years.
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Tamil Nadu seeks special package of Rs 1,000 cr to address water crisis 22.6.2019 PTI: All news
Tamil Nadu seeks special package of Rs 1,000 cr to address water crisis
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Water to be ferried to Chennai by train from Jolarpet, says CM 22.6.2019 PTI: All news
Water to be ferried to Chennai by train from Jolarpet, says CM
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Suklabaidya reviews ongoing schemes 21.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Suklabaidya reviews ongoing schemes
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Nine core issues affect lions in Gir: Hemang Shah 21.6.2019 DNA
Earlier, the court had directed the stakeholders in the case to identify out issues that affect the conservation of lions and possible solutions.
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Himalayan glaciers get smaller every year 21.6.2019 The Shillong Times
Himalayan glaciers across India, China, Nepal and Bhutan have been losing the equivalent of more than a vertical foot and half of ice each year since 2000, a new comprehensive international study said on Wednesday. The analysis, spanning 40 years of satellite observations, indicates that melting of the Himalayan glaciers caused by rising temperatures has […]
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Himalayan glaciers getting smaller every year: Study 20.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Himalayan glaciers getting smaller every year: Study
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