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Under-trainee sailors’ block inaugurated 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
An under-trainee sailors block was inaugurated at INS Vishwakarma, at Eastern Naval Command by Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of ENC, on Thursday. The inauguration ceremony w...
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Under-trainee Sailors Block inaugurated at INS Vishwakarma 19.10.2017
Visakhapatnam: An under-trainee Sailors Block was inaugurated at INS Vishwakarma, Visakhapatnam by the chief of Eastern Naval Command (ENS) Vice-Admiral H.C.S. Bisht on Wednesday.   The inauguration ceremony was attended by Flag officers and personnel of the ENC. The newly constructed three-storey building named 'VISHAL' has all modern amenities such as spacious dining hall, state-of-art galley, recreation room, reading room and play area for the in-living Junior Sailors.  Complying with "green norms", the building has been constructed using flyash bricks, has large glass windows to ensure natural light and has been designed to provide sufficient ventilation.  Arboriculture has been carried out in the building premises and water sprinklers provide water through rainwater harvesting tank. Solar water heaters for galley and wash spaces have also been provided to reduce consumption of electricity.   INS Vishwakarma is a training establishment of the Indian Navy for ...
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Under-trainee sailors? block Vishal launched 19.10.2017 thehansindia3899
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Mumbai Police joins hands with CERE and firm to address water shortage in Naigaum 18.10.2017 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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Schools, colleges take to rainwater harvesting 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
HMWSSB expects commercial establishments to follow suit
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Harvesting the rains 15.10.2017 Hindu: Letters
A standalone picture, “Battered by rain”, about the state of the Durgam Cheruvu lake in Hyderabad”, and a report, “Bengaluru records its wettest year” (both October 15) are reasons enough to explain w...
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Solving three water-related problems at one go 13.10.2017 Hindu: News
Three rainwater harvesting structures in Thiru Vi Ka Colony have proved to be a panacea for water-related issues
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Green panel raps State govt over report on rain water harvesting 13.10.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Grants last opportunity to submit report within one week
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Kummaripadu accomplishments wow Kothagudem Collector 12.10.2017 thehansindia3900
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Nagaland Home Dept workers deliberate on various issues 9.10.2017 rssa.at
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PCB for withdrawing concellation order 9.10.2017 Hindu: National
The Nilambur MLA P.V. Anwar has complied with the conditions stipulated by the Board
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Mumbai: Here's how cops solved 15-year-old water crisis at Naigaon 8.10.2017 mid-day.com
How do you tackle a water crisis in your area? Find a solution yourself. At least that's what the residents of Naigaon police quarters have done, with help from an NGO. Where they once received just 15 minutes of water supply a day from the BMC, woefully little for the 10,000 residents of the area, now, thanks to rainwater harvesting, they have 33.8 million litres of water, enough to last them another year. Dr Rashneh Pardiwala, founder director of CERE, shows where the rainwater harvesting project was installed in Naigaon. Pic/Bipin Kokate 2,335 families affected The police precinct houses 2,335 families of the constabulary, a municipal school and a police hospital. It also serves as a base for three battalions and many special units. There are three large training grounds and national level sportspersons practising at the hockey maidan. Despite this, for the past 15 years, the locality has been receiving less than 15 minutes of municipal water supply each day. "Every summer, delegations of cops' ...
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Use stone pitching to construct artificial lakes, NGT tells DDA 7.10.2017 dailypioneer
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The benefits of tank water harvesting 6.10.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
It teaches the lesson of cooperation and living within the ecological means of a place By S. Vishwanath
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A lesson or two to learn from this tribal hamlet 4.10.2017 thehansindia3900
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Waste management Mantra for new-age business parks 4.10.2017 thehansindia3922
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Cry to save Bison Polo gets shriller 29.9.2017 thehansindia3900
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NGT fines four real estate developers 29.9.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Enrolment in GVMC schools on the rise 29.9.2017 thehansindia3899
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Tamil Nadu: Agriculture department steps up water harvesting work 29.9.2017
Chennai: As part of soil and water conservation project, state agriculture department has intensified water harvesting works in rainwater catchment areas of southern and western districts at a cost of Rs 9 crore. Eight hundred farm ponds in dry Ramnad district have been identified and half of them deepened ahead of northeast monsoon. "Farm ponds are cost effective rain water harvesting structures and the project has now gained momentum among the farming community. The water stored in the farm ponds can be used for supplemental irrigation of rainfed crops like chillies, pulses and millets during critical stages of growth", explained an official with agriculture department. For the current fiscal, deepening of 800 farm ponds were announced in the assembly and the works are progressing at a cost of Rs 4.19 Crore in Ramanathapuram district, the official added. Meanwhile agricultural engineering department as part of the soil and water conservation measures had also taken up deepening of 201 ...
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