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State farmers may now sell power to APDCL 19.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
State farmers may now sell power to APDCL
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New green clearance norms to be finalised after feedback from state govts 18.5.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Panaji: In order to bring new EIA notification, the Union environment ministry had issued a draft notification calling it ‘zero draft of the environment impact assessment notification 2019’ allowing district-level authorities to give environmental clearance to B1 and B2 category projects that include sand mining, industrial estates, parks, projects in special economic zone and construction ...
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‘Provide more info on Adani groundwater management plans’ 14.5.2019 World News – The Navhind Times
PTI Melbourne Australia’s Queensland state government has asked Indian energy giant Adani to provide more information on its groundwater management plans, posing another hurdle which may further delay the construction of its proposed billion dollar mine project, expected to be one of the biggest in the world. The decision came after the Queensland government rejected ...
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'Kerala government is soft on terrorism,' says BJP 8.5.2019
Thiruvananthapuram: Alleging that the CPI(M) led LDF government in Kerala was "soft" on terrorism, a delegation of BJP leaders met Governor P Sathasivam on Wednesday and submitted a memorandum. The saffron party leaders, including V Muraleedharan MP and BJP state president P S Sreedharan Pillai met Sathasivam at Raj Bhavan here and sought a probe against the state government, alleging that it has not taken any action into certain reports on terrorism. In a release, BJP said the government failed to follow the directions on human trafficking to Yemen and some other reports on weapons trading in the backdrop of sand mining. "The Special Branch had given a report in relation to a matter of around 10 people travelling to Yemen. The Centre had even given special instructions to stop travel to that country and even suggested that action be taken against the recruitment agencies. However, the state government failed to follow any of the instructions," it said. The party also alleged that ...
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Khammam: Tahsildars told to collect info on water bodies 8.5.2019
Khammam: District is located in a semi-arid area and it has predominantly hot and dry climate. The sixth minor irrigation census has stressed that the collecting of information on water bodies should be acute and detailed. The tahsildars were asked to play a key role in collecting the information, which will be very important to Telangana in shaping the state as Bangaru Telangana. All natural or man-made units bound on all sides with some or no masonry work and used for storing water for irrigation or other purposes including  industrial, pisciculture, domestic, drinking, recreation, religious and ground water recharge, would be treated as water bodies in this Census. These are known by different names like tank, reservoirs, ponds and bundhies. Water bodies are areas of water, both salty and fresh, large and small, which are distinct from one another in various ways. Smaller accumulations of water, such as puddles or swimming pools are not usually referred to as water bodies in the geographical ...
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Adani's finch plan for approval of Carmichael coal mine rejected 7.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Adani's proposed plan to conserve the endangered black-throated finch has been rejected by the Queensland government, Australia.
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Images depict human-nature ties in Delhi’s colonies 7.5.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
New Delhi: An exhibition of photographs by Juhi Saklani showcase the demolished houses of Delhi’s Sarojini Nagar and Netaji Nagar, juxtaposed with the Banyan, Peepal, Neem and Semal trees of these areas. It is currently open at the Delhi Photo Company’s new gallery here. The show, titled ‘Human/Nature’, focusses on the loss of Delhi’s trees ...
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MP: Damoh villagers threaten to boycott polls if water shortage issue not resolved 5.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Back-to-back droughts and erratic rainfall pattern in the era of global warming has drastically affected the groundwater level in the state.
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Coimbatore: Desilt water bodies in Sulur, urges users association 5.5.2019
Coimbatore: Assembly by-elections will be held in the Thiruparankundram, Ottapidaram, Aravakurichi and Sulur constituencies on May 19. Ahead of the bypolls, members of the "Athikadavu Kousika River Development Association" have released a set of demands for candidates contesting elections for Sulur. Of the various demands, association members have focused on water bodies demanding that the waterways and the paths of the waterways of water bodies that come within the Sulur assembly constituency be desilted, besides check dams across the water bodies be rejuvenated. As far as the Avinashi-Athikadavu groundwater recharge scheme is concerned, members of the association have demanded that water bodies in the Neelambur, Chinniyampalayam, Arasoor, Kaniyoor and Mudhalipalayam are added to the second phase of the groundwater treatment plan of the scheme. For Somanur, the association has demanded that a government hospital with basic facilities is constructed and infrastructure at the Somanur railway ...
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Krishnagiri: Birds flock to alternate site in Hosur 5.5.2019
Krishnagiri: Big lakes around Hosur where the birds commonly camp during its migration have found their new home in TVS motor company as an alternative site after the water bodies here have dried up following monsoon failure for years. Krishnagiri district elevated from 300-metres to 1400-meters above sea level has a geographical extent of 5,14,326 hectares and of which 2,02,409 hectares has been recorded as forest region.The district has rich flora and fauna including good number of elephants, gaur, wild boar, Sambar and spotted deer. Besides, the district lakes receive migratory avian population. During the migration period, painted stork, grey heron, cormorant, pelican, teals and other birds stay in Ramanayakan Lake of Hosur town and other lakes across this taluk. But, they could not be seen this year as the lakes have already dried up at the onset of "Agni Nakshatram" from today. However, as "a blessing in disguise"-the birds have found their new home inside the TVS motor ...
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Oppn considers human beings 'just numbers': Modi in UP rally 4.5.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Addressing an election rally here, he also said the Congress and its 'mahamilawati' associates do not want a stable and durable government.
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Adani’s plan to protect endangered bird species rejected 4.5.2019 World News – The Navhind Times
Melbourne: Australia’s Queensland state government has rejected a management plan of Indian energy giant Adani to protect an endangered black-throated bird species, saying the company’s proposals do not meet the approval conditions for the proposed billion dollar mine project. The environment department’s decision will delay the controversy-hit Carmichael coal mine project indefinitely, media reports said ...
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The Navhind Times reporters bag journalism awards 4.5.2019 The Navhind Times
Panaji: Bhiva Parab and Nirgosh Gaude, the two reporters of  ‘The Navhind Times,’ on Friday, were conferred   upon awards for ‘excellence in journalism.’  The two received the awards at the hands of the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant at a function held by the Goa Union of Journalists on the occasion of World Freedom of Press Day, ...
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Battling water woes of worst kind, 5 UP villages boycott elections 29.4.2019 PTI: All news
Battling water woes of worst kind, 5 UP villages boycott elections
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Amid election heat, Agra struggles with water woes 27.4.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
IANS Agra While politicians are busy promising the moon, ordinary folks in Agra continue to battle with water scarcity. Water pipelines, being old and rusted, are frequently bursting, snapping supply, even as the mercury continues to soar. Agra, home to the majestic Taj Mahal, attracts more tourists than any other city in India. “The problem ...
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A film with backdrop of palm leaf manuscript 20.4.2019

Kallathanam, directed by Dhandapani, a short filmmaker who is making his debut in the silver screen, is a film revolving around a treasure hunt. The clues to get the fortune are inscribed on palm leaf manuscripts. Debutant Yugan plays the lead hero and Swapna from Malayalam and Nagina are the female leads. A bunch of Koothu-p-pattarai talents have also been roped in.

“The hero who holds a degree in agriculture helps the farmers in his village in improving farming.  He is at loggerheads with the villain who is into illegal sand mining. What happens when the baddie comes to know of the palm leaf manuscripts, where the secret hideouts of a treasure of gold and diamonds buried in the hero’s house, forms the crux.  It is a commercial movie with a message as well.”

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NGT asks state govt to evaluate damages caused by illegal mining 13.4.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal has directed the state government to estimate the damages caused to the environment by illegal mining of iron ore and other minerals and recover compensation from the polluters for restoration/restitution. The NGT’s observation came while dealing with the status of compliance of orders of ...
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Adani’s giant coal mine granted unlimited water licence 10.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Sydney, The Adani coal mine, which will be Australia’s biggest, has been granted unlimited access to groundwater by the Queensland government in a move farmers fear will drain huge amounts of water from the Great Artesian Basin. According to a copy of Adani’s water licence signed last Wednesday and obtained by Fairfax Media, the $16 billion […]
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Adani wins groundwater management clearance for Aussie coal mine 9.4.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Adani Enterprises has taken a step closer to the construction of a controversial thermal coal mine in Australia.
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SC says Bengaluru sewage water to be used for irrigation 6.4.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday lifted a stay it imposed earlier on the Karnataka government’s scheme to pump secondary treated water from sewage plants in Bengaluru to minor irrigation tanks in the water-starved districts of Kolar and Chikkaballapur. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said the city agencies, including the Bangalore ...
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