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Baina lake aquaculture project could be replicated in other parts of state: Nery 14.2.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Vasco Minister for Water Resources Filipe Nery Rodrigues has said that the aquaculture in the lake at Sasmollem-Baina is an innovative pilot project and the same could be replicated in other parts of the state if it succeeds. Rodrigues was speaking after reviewing the work on the aquaculture project at Sasmollem, Baina in …
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It is my dream that every individual gets pure water at home: Kamal Nath 13.2.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, The Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that in the coming time, availability of water is the biggest challenge before the society and government.  All of us together will be able to face this challenge. He further said that it is his dream that every individual should get pure water at home itself.  It is certain to achieve, if everyone also cherish so. Kamal Nath was addressing the National Water Convention in respect of Right to Water Act, organized under the joint aegis of Madhya Pradesh Government and Jal-Jan Jodo Andolan at Minto hall. Water and Environment Experts and Social Activists from 25 states are participating in the convention. Discussions on the proposed ‘Right to Water’ subject will take place during the convention. The Chief Minister said that water crisis is increasing due to our negligence and lack of understanding, which will become more serious in future.  He stated that at the international platform during the Earth Summit in 1982, he had raised the issue that the environment ...
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Every drop counts: How a cooperative turned 250 acres of Dharmapuri green 10.2.2020 Downtoearth
Cooperative forest in Tamil Nadu’s drought-prone area an example of the power of water conservation
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Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (February 1-7, 2020) 9.2.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the week     
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (February 5, 2020) 5.2.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
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World Wetlands Day celebrated 4.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
World Wetlands Day celebrated
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Union Budget 2020-2021: Tap-water to all might remain a pipe dream 2.2.2020 Downtoearth
Jal Jeevan Mission receives only a marginal impetus 
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Economic Survey 2019-20: Agriculture growth stagnant in last 6 years 31.1.2020 Downtoearth
Document emphasises sustainable agricultural practices to support farmers and avert water crisis
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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (January 30, 2020) 30.1.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
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Turmoil on sand 30.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The river sand is the biggest point of political and administrative corruption in the Madhya Pradesh. The powerful and criminal sand mafias are carrying out this business without any hindrance. Everyday sand of crores of rupees are illegally taken out and sold out and bribe of lakhs of rupees are paid in cash every day to politicians and officers particularly of police who facilitate the entire sand racket to go on. The politicians of all the parties are involved in it. Those officers who take action and raid the sites either comeback with bribe or they are shot or crushed by the sand laden trucks or tractors. The sand mafia had even fired on collectors, superintendent of police, SDM-SDO and Tehsildars. For sand mafia mining inspector type low rank government staffare small fly of no consequences. They do bother which party in power. During BJP regime of Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhind some truck laden with illegal sand were captured and place in the custody at a police station. It ...
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Environment 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The utilization of natural resources are our natural right and nothing wrong in it. But exploitation or destruction of natural resources are suicidal and disastrous. The world has now realized that it had played havoc with the nature and now it is a question of life and death before the mankind. The measures are being taken on global level to protect the nature to protect ourselves. Recently international Paris Agreement is a very big step to protect and improve the environment. The coal mining industries emitting carbon gasses in the form of smoke, petroleum product releasing toxic gases, excessive use of chemicals like detergents and plastic etc. have ruined the environment. India is facing worest in water pollution and heading towards grave danger. The excessive digging of tube wells and has created a very serious problem that we have last our natural resource in the form of under ground water. It is a rackless, senseless and ignorance and that we indulged in excessive exploitation of under ground ...
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Mighty Storms 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Mighty high speed dust storms hit across the North-India covering 12 states with core hit in the Uttar Pradesh. It were blowing upto the speed 120 to 130 kilometer per hour. The mango crop in Uttar Pradesh suffered very heavy losses in dropping of fruits, which where about to be picked out. According to the weather office the western disturbances are the main cause and it was combined with three rare weather systems. The western disturbances was created over Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana generating thunder clouds and reached upto Uttar Pradesh and in the Bihar. Here it was combined with moisture coming over from the Bay of Bengal and created high temperature. It created strong force and hitting power in the high speed winds. The western disturbances always occurred at the height of 1500 meter above the ground and when combines with moisture from upcoming water in steam form from the ground water resources the clouds are formed and summer rains occur. The North India is reeling under the heat above 40 ...
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New Talab 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The State Government is working on a long term plan this year for conservation of water with the digging new talab in the villages at the cost of Rs 500 crore to ensure water suplly there for all time to come. The tube well and hand pumps are not reliable rather itself liability during summer by going dry. But the new water body like talab will not only keep the tube with water supply and maintain the under ground water. The Bhopal big lake the Bhojsagar the digging out the silt is going on seriously with active participation of Mayor Mr Alok Sharma and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The Kulansh River that bring in water in the Bhojsagar is being widen and dug deep to have more water to provide Bada talab. The rivers and talab salvage and restoration work will go till June 15. It is hoped by that the time most of the villages will have its own bodies to ensure year long and all the time water available all the time. The water harvesting it appears is forgotten scheme but it must be taken up ...
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Road Rage Hushed up 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The crime of road rage committed by drunk car riders with the Minister Mr.Jalan Singh and his driver was hushed up because of their said to be close links with the Speaker Mr.Sita Saran Sharma. The accused are connected with sand trade. They are booked for a minor offensive driving the vehicle in drunk conditions. They were let of promptly on bail from the police station itself and there vehicle was not seized. The sand mafia having roaring illicit trade as they are having political links and patronage. The sand mafia has degraded the Narmada with massive sand mining from its beds. It is dry in patches and have no water to supply it the need of Gujarat. They have private as medgang to carry the sand under the gun cover. When they are checked they attack not only the mining staff but even the collector, SP and SDM etc. The way the mafia case was hushed up showed the surrender of police and the minister before be sand mafias. The police nabbed the criminal within no time but the Minister, who called ...
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Talab Preservation 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In view of frequent water scarcity problem the Chief Minister Mr Shivraj Singh Chouhan has taken a very vital decision to launch statewide campaign for preservation of talabs. The campaign will be one and a half months long from May to June 15. During this period renovation, deepening and the construction of new talab will be undertaken. There are many villages without any water body and people go long distance for fetching water and in critical summer days these villages supplied water by tankers. In construction of new talab such villages be taken on first. Such water bodies will be able to collect rain water and also percolate as under ground water which the due need of the State The Government must handpumps but phase out tube well. It is disastrous and over exploiting undergound water and itself with a water are needed most. In the forest areas also there must be mini talab in large numbers to provide water to the wild life also. During summer the wild life on search of water came upto nearby ...
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Digvijay Narmada Yatra 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Narmada Parikrama is a ritual going on all the time as religious act by the people as pilgrimage. But the Chief Minister Mr Shivraj Singh Chauhan give it great character with grand success of his Namo Namimi Narmade as a parikrama to clean the river with massive forestation of fruit trees all along it banks. After him the another personality the ex-chief minister Mr Digvijay Singh along with his wife Amrita Rao embarked upon the Narmada Parikrama from Berman Ghat in Narsinghpur and culminated here also as full circle on April 9. Mr Singh said that he was worried about plight of the revered Narmada river due to illegal sand mining. He demanded that river Narmada required measures for its revival. At the beginning of the yatra Mr Digvijay Singh declared it was his personal and spiritual measures and not a political act he would keep away from politics till it was over. Now with this conclusion Mr Singh resumed his political career and his first political statement he said his aim is to return the ...
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Centre’s new guidelines stipulate use of technology to end illegal sand mining 29.1.2020 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji   Even as the state is in the midst of implementing various directions issued by the court to curb illegal sand mining, the Union ministry of environment forests and climate change has come out with fresh guidelines on sand mining. The guidelines are for all types of sand mining, viz. through the river, …
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Arsenic: Lurking in the shadows across Ganga, Brahmaputra basins 28.1.2020 Downtoearth
As the geography of arsenic contamination spreads, there is an urgent need for governments to reorient mitigation measures. That’s because the focus till now has only been on drinking water, but new research says arsenic has contaminated our food chain
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NGT seeks response from Centre on plea for supply of water in Rewari 28.1.2020 PTI: All news
NGT seeks response from Centre on plea for supply of water in Rewari
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Environment 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The utilization of natural resources are our natural right and nothing wrong in it. But exploitation or destruction of natural resources are suicidal and disastrous. The world has now realized that it had played havoc with the nature and now it is a question of life and death before the mankind. The measures are being taken on global level to protect the nature to protect ourselves. Recently international Paris Agreement is a very big step to protect and improve the environment. The coal mining industries emitting carbon gasses in the form of smoke, petroleum product releasing toxic gases, excessive use of chemicals like detergents and plastic etc. have ruined the environment. India is facing worest in water pollution and heading towards grave danger. The excessive digging of tube wells and has created a very serious problem that we have last our natural resource in the form of under ground water. It is a rackless, senseless and ignorance and that we indulged in excessive exploitation of under ground ...
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