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Two students rusticated for playing ‘urine’ mischief 27.5.2018 The Tribune
Two students rusticated for playing ‘urine’ mischief Our Correspondent Sundernagar, May 26 An online complaint has been lodged on the government portal by Manoj Kumar, a resident Chanol of village, Sundernagar, on Saturday, alleging that a Dalit girl was offered urine in a drinking water bottle by two students of Government Senior Secondary School, Taleli, Sundernagar. Both students were reportedly rusticated. The police visited the school and asked both parties to compromise. There was resentment among people of the area due to the lackadaisical approach of schools officials and the police. Principal Manbhawan Vij said the incident occurred six days ago when he was out of station. He denied that urine was put into a bottle and offered to the girl. The two students of Class X played a mischief and filled it with water from the harvesting tank, which was pale yellow in colour and put it into the bag of the girl. On seeing the pale yellow colour of the water, she mistook it to be urine and reported the ...
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Pipes takes up commuters’ space at a bus stop in Porur 25.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
At Sakthi Nagar stopover, senior citizens are at high risk for a fall
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Molasses spill in Beas: PPCB says ensuring safety was mill’s added duty 25.5.2018 Chandigarh – The Indian Express
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5-min boil that wreaked environmental havoc 25.5.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Kiri Afghana (Gurdaspur), May 24 A few minutes past the midnight of May 15-16, Munesh Pal, unit head of Chadha Sugars and Industries Private Limited, was jolted from his sleep with the news that “things were getting out of hand as thousands of quintal of molasses had got overheated and was threatening to spill over in both lagoons.” Pal alerted the plant and production heads, as well as other mill officials living in a guest house in Qadian, a town nearby. But by the time the officials reached the site, the lagoons were already overflowing, and Punjab’s single-largest environmental disaster in recent years was under way. Molasses is a thick dark-to-light brown liquid that is separated from raw sugar in the manufacturing process. It is a byproduct (and not a waste product) of sugar-making. Experts say it heats up automatically; and when it does, it threatens to overflow the tanks (or lagoons) it is stored in. Speaking to The Tribune, Munesh Pal claimed, “A spillover can be delayed, ...
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What Kenya needs to do to take advantage of its rainfall 24.5.2018 Downtoearth
Farmers need to be better informed where they can sell their crops for good prices so that they’re confident they can recoup the cost of investing in water harvesting
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Jagan promises MSP for aquaculture products 24.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
‘Telugu Desam govt. to blame for the plight of farmers engaged in the activity’
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Labourer working at Nitin Gadkari’s farm killed in boiler explosion 23.5.2018 India – The Indian Express
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Poira villagers march to PWD office as water supply continues to be irregular 23.5.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
SANKHALI: Around 100 locals including women from Poira village in the Mayem constituency marched  to the Bicholim PWD office to protest ‘failure’ on the part of the PWD to provide regular supply of water, and took the officials there to task over the issue. The agitating villagers received support from the Congress leaders, who were on visit to ...
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Illegal settlements in Bellandur lake buffer zone cleared 22.5.2018 Hindu: News
The drive will continue on Wednesday, says BBMP
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'Lakes are the most ignored water body' 22.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Friends of Lakes (FOL) has always been committed to saving Bengaluru's lifelines
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Lake revival project goes to the outskirts in Mysuru 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Restoration work on Kempegowdana Katte lake launched
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Punjab: In Malwa, drinking water supply hit 22.5.2018 India – The Indian Express
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Entire Rayalaseema region will get Krishna water soon, says Naidu 22.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanti canal to be extended up to Madakasira
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Bridge to the outside world 21.5.2018 Hindu: Rx
Kakkathuruthu, a cut-off tourist island, cries for connectivity
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Water scheme: report soon on alternative route 21.5.2018 Hindu: Coimbatore
Following opposition from the traders, commercial establishments and residents in Bhavani Town for laying pipelines for the Dedicated Water Supply Sch
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Sewage channel, a bane of Samanatham 20.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Chemical units, welding shops discharge waste into drain
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Stories on a scooter 18.5.2018 Hindu: Life & Style
25-year-old Ronald Shalo talks about his ride covering 44,000 kilometres across 29 states of India, Nepal, Burma and Bhutan on an antique Bajaj Chetak scooter
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Molasses spills from Gurdaspur sugar mill into Beas, villagers protest 18.5.2018 India – The Indian Express
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Top priority to irrigation projects, says Collector 18.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Work as a team, Hari Jawaharlal tells officials
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Naidu calls for a people’s movement to fight drought 18.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Surplus Godavari water will be supplied to Penna basin, says the Chief Minister in Prakasam district
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