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Kempgeri Lake needs urgent cleaning, maintenance 24.6.2017 Hubli - City - The Times of India
There are several small and big lakes across the city, but most are crying for attention due to lack of maintenance. The Kempgeri Lake, for instance, is on the verge of extinction.
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For installing Ambedkar statue, Dalits face social boycott 24.6.2017 thehansindia3899
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Body of woman engineer fished out of river in J-K 24.6.2017 PTI: All news
Body of woman engineer fished out of river in J-K
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Three teenagers drown in irrigation pond in Sircilla 24.6.2017 thehansindia3900
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Ground water levels declining fast in Maharashtra 24.6.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Seven booked for farmer’s murder 24.6.2017 The Tribune

Seven booked for farmer’s murder

Sangrur: A farmer was found murdered at Bopur village in the district today. Khanauri SHO Sukhchain Singh said Surjit Singh was going to his fields in the wee hours when his relatives, with whom he had a dispute over sharing water for irrigation, allegedly waylaid him and hanged him from a tree. The police registered a case under Sections 302, 120-B and 506 of the IPC against Pritam Singh, Zora Singh, Ishwar Singh and four other relatives of the deceased. “We are conducting raids to arrest the accused,” the SHO said. tns

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Rs 109.29 crore approved for horticulture mission 24.6.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 23 The Government of India has approved Annual Action Plan of Rs 109.29 crore under the Haryana State Horticulture Mission for the financial year 2017-18, including state share and spillover activities. Besides, the Haryana Government has also approved Rs 6.95 crore as 15 per cent extra state share for the release of assistance to the beneficiaries of protected structures. While stating this here today, Dr Abhilaksh Likhi, Principal Secretary, Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Department, said that while the Central Government had released the first instalment of funds of the Annual Action Plan amounting to Rs 50 crore, the state Finance Department had also released Rs 6.90 crore as extra state share. He said the mission would focus on protected cultivation, hybrid tomato production, water creation resources, establishment of new gardens, seed production programme, mushroom production, pollination support through bee-keeping, training of farmers and development of ...
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Body of boy swept in Narmada canal near Morbi recovered after water level recedes 23.6.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Farmers oppose Jal Swavlamban anicut in Jaisalmer 23.6.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Rajkot makes the cut for Smart Cities Mission of the Central government 23.6.2017 India – The Indian Express
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How an Indian tree is fighting climate change in the Maghreb 23.6.2017 Hindu: Home
In the fight against water scarcity and desertification, the Acacias for All project is working to raise awareness amongst farmers of new and profitable ways of improving soil quality. One such method is the cultivation of the moringa tree, an Asian acacia.
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Making cities food-smart and secure 23.6.2017 HBL: Opinion
Urban agriculture can get around some of the challenges ever-burgeoning cities will face in the near future
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Back to the stone age 23.6.2017 Hindu: Leisure
Zero chemicals and a mineral boost. Here’s why you need to give Teflon and stainless steel a miss, and stock up on artisanal kitchenware with these brands
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Delhi’s drainage master plan ready to take off 23.6.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Report highlights need for keeping storm-water drains free of sewage; 40-50 projects aimed at curbing waterlogging to be implemented in next three months
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Andhra's Krishna district gets 4,200 cusecs water from Godavari river, farmers delighted 23.6.2017 News - Videos - The Times of India

Andhra's Krishna district gets 4,200 cusecs water from Godavari river, farmers delighted


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BJP govt fails to check irrigation project costs 23.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
BJP govt fails to check irrigation project costs
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Taps to go dry in new Gurgaon 23.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Rajahmundry: Mangroves felling poses threat 23.6.2017
Rajahmundry: The illegal felling of mangrove forests has become rampant, with villagers are clearing forested areas to take up aquaculture, which offers them huge profit margins. This trend has been observed at the Samanthakur village of Allavaram mandal in East Godavari. The residents of Samanthakur have cleared over 33 acres of the total 250 acres of mangrove forest. They are preparing to dig up tanks and ponds for the cultivation of fish. The mangrove forests are located on lands owned by the Revenue Department, and villagers are beginning to encroach upon them. Allegations are being made of the existence of an aqua mafia that instigates and encourages villagers to encroach upon the forest. Members of the mafia reportedly intend to lease the land, from villagers, at a nominal price and make large amounts of money through aquaculture. Though authorities of the forest department have implemented measures to safeguard reserved forest areas and sanctuaries from encroachment, they have not paid attention ...
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Kharif sowing to begin early in AP 23.6.2017 thehansindia3899
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Krishna delta to get 100 tmc ft water 23.6.2017 thehansindia3899
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