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These women helped a Bundelkhand dist beat drought 30.4.2017 TOI: Sunday
In the last six years, NGO Parmarth Samaj Seva Sansthan has brought together a band of sisters called Jal Sahelis who are actively working in creating and conserving sources of water in the region’s drought-prone villages.
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HP chief secretary orders cleaning of water sources 30.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Chief secretary V C Pharka has directed the irrigation and public health department to clean all water sources of water supply schemes, including catchment areas of streams and nullahs during the ‘swachhta abhiyaan’ (cleanliness drive) being launched from May 2 to 5 in the state in coordination with the district administration, panchayati raj institutions (PRIs), departmental staff and general public.
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Villagers pour out their water woes 30.4.2017 Hindu: News
People in Musi riverbed areas look to government for help
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Drip irrigation 30.4.2017 thehansindia3918
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Snapshots of Ponnje’s unsanitary past 30.4.2017 TOI: Goa
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No water supply from Kaushalya Dam for now 30.4.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Panchkula, April 29 The supply from Kaushalya Dam has exhausted and HUDA will stop drawing water from it. The reservoir has reached the 459-m mark which is its ‘dead storage’. This much water needs to be retained in the reservoir, which means no more water will be available from it for the city. The city was getting around 10 cusecs from the Kaushalya reservoir and Kajauli. The remaining water is drawn from 200 tubewells. The city’s current demand is more than 50 cusecs which may further increase as the summer gets harsher. HUDA authorities, however, feel that there will be no shortage of water. Superintending Engineer Sanjiv Chopra said, “The share of Kaushalya is not much and will be easily compensated by the tubewells. We are saving a lot of water now due to the tertiary water in parks.” He added that the water wastage ban had also helped in saving drinking water. HUDA claimed that it would not let shortage of water be an issue as 20 tubewells which were running 10 hours daily ...
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Remote village in Kandhamal stays parched year-round, lives on tuber 30.4.2017 orissapost3961
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Districts on high alert 29.4.2017 Hindu: News
Health authorities in all the districts are alert to the dengue and H1N1 threat and have taken several measures to tackle the twin challenges.
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Unprecedented crop loss in State, says ActionAid 29.4.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
‘Dalit, small farmer communities among the most affected’
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Morning trek from Karnataka to Andhra Pradesh for drinking water 29.4.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
This is the routine of many women in Pavagada villages
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Where do tankers source water from? 29.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
BBMP says from borewells that are either meant for the general public or ones that are illegal
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Summer at its peak, but GHMC plan to beat heat yet to take off 29.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Summer at its peak, but GHMC plan to beat heat yet to take off
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The thirsty river 29.4.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Because the Narmada has been blocked by so many dams and its waters no longer reach the sea, the sea has started a march inwards
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Farmers want renovation of water courses 29.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
No restriction on depth of borewells: Collector
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Rainfall measured at wrong places: Farmers 29.4.2017 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
The weekly farmers' grievance meeting held at the Coimbatore district collectorate on Friday witnessed noisy scenes when the collector's personal assistant announced that Thondamuthur block received 136mm of summer rains.
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Anantapur tops AP in drip irrigation 29.4.2017 thehansindia3899
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Sushant Lok residents form their own panel to resolve water crisis 29.4.2017 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
Facing an acute water crisis for over a month now, residents of Sushant Lok-1’s C block have formed a committee to address the problem and prevent such situations in the future.
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Two new committees set up on Kukkarahalli Lake 29.4.2017 Hindu: Home
A decision has been taken not to take up further development work at the lake
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30 down with jaundice in Jagadhri 29.4.2017 The Tribune
Tribune news Service Yamunanagar, April 28 More than 30 persons were taken sick due to jaundice outbreak at Shyam Sunder Puri colony in Jagadhri city of this district. Residents of the colony say they were getting contaminated water supply for the past fortnight. Malkiat Saini, Tushar and Ravinder Kumar said that they were suffering from jaundice for a week. They said majority of those suffering from the disease were taking treatment from private hospitals. “The Public Health Department had made a tube well functional in the colony 15 days ago. Since then, we are getting contaminated water,” said a resident of the colony. Dr Ramesh Kumar, Deputy Civil Surgeon, National Health Mission, Yamunanagar, said he had sent several teams of doctors and other staff members in the colony and 17 persons were found to be suffering from jaundice. The officials of Public Health Department were also checking pipelines to check the problem of dirty water supply to the colony. Parikh, Sub Divisional Officer, said joints of ...
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Animals struggling to cope with ‘driest’ year 29.4.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
As intensifying heat grips the hilly forests of Tamil Nadu in the summer months, thirst-driven animals in these areas are facing higher mortality rates, and sometimes wander into human habitations
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