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Reliance to swap diesel for Venezuelan crude oil 15.10.2019 PTI: All news
Reliance to swap diesel for Venezuelan crude oil
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India to see USD 118 bn investment in oil, gas sector in next few years: Pradhan 15.10.2019 PTI: All news
India to see USD 118 bn investment in oil, gas sector in next few years: Pradhan
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Cement foundation’s major water resource management in Rajasthan 15.10.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
Jaipur: The Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF), which recently bagged the annual National Water Mission Awards by the Centre, has scripted many success stories in Rajasthan in the field of water resource management. Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat recently awarded ACF under the ‘Focused attention to vulnerable areas including over-exploited areas’ category, which is …
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Dewatered lakes will cause water shortage 15.10.2019
Hyderabad: The government"s attempt to dewater city lakes could affect replenishment of aquifers and leave the city short of groundwater in the summer. The lakes are being dewatered for Mission Kakatiya. Experts like Dr B.V. Subba Rao said lakes are the best for continuous replenishment of the aquifers. Since water was not allowed into the lakes, the city could face a difficult summer. "The government and its civic bodies have been bleeding the city dry by dewatering the lakes. The city cannot collect more rainwater that has run off from the roads," Dr Rao told Deccan Chronicle. He added that the city was facing a problem of severe inundation problem because the nalas that feed into the lakes have been blocked. The lakes are being starved at a time when a report from the Niti Aayog, a government think tank, has noted that Hyderabad is among the cities that would run out of groundwater by 2020. The current rate of exploitation in the Hyderabad district is over 300 per cent. An official ...
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KCR's words enable encroachers 15.10.2019
Hyderabad: The government"s proposal to scrap Government Order 111, which creates a 10-km pollution-free zone around the Osmansagar and Himayatsagar, has resulted in rampant encroachment of the channels that bring water to the two reservoirs. Though successive governments have systematically damaged the reservoirs" infrastructure, the present dispensation has decided to bring the axe down on GO 111 claiming it was hindering development in the area. Cutting across party lines, almost every politician, industrialist and businessman owns establishments in violation of GO 111. Due to the damage to the inlet channels caused by the encroachments, the two reservoirs, created a century ago to prevent floods and provide drinking water to the city, did not receive any water though the state received heavy rainfall this season. Officials of the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board claimed that they had cleared the feeder channels between March and May. The lakes did not get water as ...
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Change comes only from positive thinking, Chhindwara is an example: CM 14.10.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that only positive thinking brings about change. Whatever development has taken place in Chhindwara till date is the result of positive thinking of the people here.  The Chief Minister was addressing the convocation ceremony of Footwear Design and Development Institute in Chhindwara today. He honoured 89 students of different […]
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Kedarnath reconstruction projects being monitored through drones: Amit Shah 13.10.2019 PTI: All news
Kedarnath reconstruction projects being monitored through drones: Amit Shah
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Traditional fishermen seek cancelation of Miramar beach’s Blue Flag certification 13.10.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Vasco Goenchea Ramponkarancho Ekvott (GRE) has submitted a memorandum to the Commissioner of the Corporation of City of Panaji (CCP) Sanjit Rodrigues and Panaji MLA Atanasio Monserrate demanding cancellation of Blue Flag certification given to Miramar beach and to rectify the draft Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP). GRE in the memorandum submitted on …
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Blurring the boundaries 13.10.2019
In recent times, climate change and its implications on the environment and marine life has been a topic of debate for most climate advocacy organisations, nations and individuals, as the need to address the issue has now become more pertinent. And to address the issue of warming waters and ocean acidification at a global level and seek a solution through technology, five students from Mumbai will be representing the country at the third edition of FIRST Global Challenge 2019. Scheduled to be held between October 24 and 27 in Dubai, the event will witness the first all-girls team to represent India in STEM/robotics. "It is a matter of pride and pleasure. We hope that our performance at the global challenge will inspire and encourage other children," says 17-year-old Aarushi Shah from Bombay International School who is looking after the robot design, construction and electrical for this project. Aarushi along with Radhika Sekhsaria, Aayushi Nainan, Lavanya Iyer, and Jasmehar Kochhar will be ...
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TDP during its term made Andhra no 1 state: Naidu 12.10.2019 The Asian Age | Home
TDP chief further stated that the YSRCP government is implementing anti-people policies.
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'Jagan Mohan Reddy acting like a psycho,' says Chandrababu Naidu 12.10.2019
Visakhapatnam: TDP chief and former chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu reviewed the party position in the district during his two-day visit to Visakhapatnam and stated that the TDP during its term made Andhra Pradesh number one state in infrastructure development. "I have come to Visakhapatnam for the first time after the elections. Party will always stand with those who struggle for it. During the TDP regime, we worked hard and kept the welfare of the public in mind. We made Andhra Pradesh number one in infrastructure development. We interlinked rivers in the state so that all reservoirs would be filled," said Naidu during a press meeting on Friday. "We are gearing up for local body elections. We will constitute committees soon. We will provide one-third reservation for women and youth. We collected land for Amaravati capital through land pooling that saved a lot of money. But present government spoiled everything," he added. Naidu further stated that during the TDP regime the party ...
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More JH groups protest against Star Cement project 12.10.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: Voices of dissent are growing against the limestone and shale mining project proposed to be undertaken by Star Cement in East Jaintia Hills. The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) Narpuh circle, the Jaintia Students’ Union (JSU) and the Sonapyrdi Tourism and Economic Development Society (STEDS) are up in arms against the move of the company. […]
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City stakeholders reject draft CZMP 12.10.2019 The Navhind Times
Panaji: The citizens of Panaji disapproved the draft coastal zone management plan (CZMP) during public consultation meet held on Friday and made a series of suggestions required in the fresh coastal plan being drawn up by the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management (NCSCM). The citizens and fishing community members pointed out flaws like improper …
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DRL now helping out civilians for socio-economic development of NE 11.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
DRL now helping out civilians for socio-economic development of NE
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High water pressure stalls rescue work 11.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
High water pressure stalls rescue work
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Hyderabad: City gets no respite from downpour 11.10.2019
Hyderabad: As predicted by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), rains continued to lash the city on Thursday afternoon, which had a domino effect on the traffic as usual.  Afternoon showers left office goers concerned as to how they would get back home from work. Areas like Madhapur, Hitec City on the western corridor received a strong rain-lashing similar to areas like Kapra and Dr A. S. Rao Nagar along the eastern corridor. Those who started in the afternoon at 2 o"clock were stuck in traffic for more than two hours to reach from one end to another. "The storm water drain at Nectar Gardens is overflowing and has made its way onto the road, this is in turn slowing the traffic coming from Inorbit Mall road," said  S. Anand, a resident of Nectar Gardens. Even Jubilee Hills resident, Vidyasagar Jagadeesan, took to social media warning people of the traffic along Jubilee Hills Road no 45, due to the rains. Mahesh Kalahasti, an IT employee working near Hitec City, reported ...
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Hyderabad: Man convicted for illegal sand-mining 11.10.2019
Hyderabad: A 28-year-old farmer, arrested on the charges of illegal sand transportation, was convicted by a court in Ibrahimpatnam on Thursday. The farmer was directed to undergo two years  rigorous imprisonment and pay Rs 1,000 towards fine for illegally transporting two tonnes of sand. On July 26, 2017, a case was registered by Yacharam police against one K. Madhusudhan Reddy of Battugudem village in Nalgonda district based on a complaint from a revenue official that the former was caught transporting sand illeally from Manthangowrelli village. Reddy was stopped on the outskirts of the village when he was heading from Bhanu thanda in a lorry and about two tonnes of sand were seized. Later, during police investigation, it was found that Reddy was collecting sand from illegally from a canal and selling it to the public. The Rachakonda police said that a case was registered against Madhusudhan Reddy under sections 379 of IPC, section 3 of the PDPP Act and section 21 (I) of the MMDAR Act, and the case ...
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Dengue threat is inside your house 11.10.2019
Hyderabad: Mosquitoes are all over the city but those outside our homes are not so dangerous as those which are inside, according to the survey carried out by the GHMC. The mosquitoes which are outside in sewage drains, lakes and open stormwater drains are culex mosquitoes which are also called nuisance mosquitoes. The male mosquitoes of culex are in a large number than the female ones. The survey has found that 60 per cent of the mosquitoes in the open environment are culex mosquitoes. Where are the aedes aegypti mosquitoes that have rained havoc by causing dengue and chikungunia? The department claims that these are still resting inside the homes in water cans, drums, flower pots, flower trays, overhead tanks, water fountains inside homes and on the terrace and other fresh water bodies in and around homes. The water stored in bowls by the watchman to iron clothes in the apartment complexes across the city are also found to have larva of aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Chief entomologist, GHMC, Ramesh Babu, ...
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Govt pushes for CRZ-II option to protect tourism businesses 11.10.2019 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji To protect tourism businesses along the coast, the state government has decided to push for notifying under the draft CRZ Notification, 2019 designated urban and coastal village panchayat areas, which currently come under CRZ-III as per the CRZ Notification 2018. Environment Minister Nilesh Cabral told ‘The Navhind Times’  that he is  in …
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EC for minor minerals mining cannot be granted on regional EIA basis: NGT 11.10.2019 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji The principal bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has held that environmental clearance for individual minor minerals mining project cannot be granted on the basis of a regional environmental impact assessment (REIA). The court, while explaining the difference between REIA and individual EIA, said that REIA, is quite different from a cluster …
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