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GISF jawan ends life at Rajkot RTO 23.5.2017 Rajkot - City - The Times of India
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Telangana: Probe into mass fish death ordered 23.5.2017
Hyderabad: A day after mass fish deaths were reported from Shamirpet Lake, the Collector of Medchal, Mr M.V. Reddy, asked the fisheries department to launch an enquiry into the issue, suspecting heat wave to be the cause. The enquiry, headed by District Fisheries Officer E. Balliah found that bacterial infection due to heat wave conditions killed the fishes in around a week. The official figures slate that the loss would be 10,000 fishes or 10 tonnes, but locals claim the numbers are much higher. Meanwhile, those living around the lake were irked by the rotting smell and the fear of spread of diseases. They confirmed that no cleaning has taken place and that the fishes were been put aside. The Joint Director of Fisheries Department, Ratod Shankar clarified, “The cause of death of the fish in the Shamirpet Lake may be due to high temperature and low oxygen level of water in the tank.” He also issued a number of guidelines for fishermen groups to follow to prevent such problems like harvesting fishes ...
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Summer woes: 26 kids drown in one month in Warangal 23.5.2017
WARANGAL: The scorching heat this summer has left people looking for ways to cool off and save themselves from heat stroke. The temperature in Warangal is surging upwards with the mercury level touching 47 degrees Celsius. In villages, the humble coolers are providing only a small respite from the heat. As a result, many people prefer to stay outdoors under leafy trees or go for a swim in the village tanks. Being summer vacation, the school and college students who go to their native villages are making plans to go to the village tank and beat the heat. Going for a swim with friends could be fun during the peak summer weather, but many such trips have turned fatal, leaving the parents in deep sorrow. The children are going to the water tanks without informing their parents and without proper guidance. As a result, many children have met a watery grave. In the past one month, 26 deaths due to drowning were reported from Warangal Urban, Warangal Rural, Jangaon, Mahbubabad and Jayashankar Bhupalapalli ...
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This dying river in Karnataka is now coming back to life 22.5.2017 Downtoearth
A seven-year-long river rejuvenation project aims at bringing back River Kumudavathi by recharging groundwater
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Power cuts across state leave consumers fuming 22.5.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Adopt, help 'Golden Telangana' 22.5.2017
Hyderabad: Telangana Transport Minister P. Mahender Reddy, during his Georgia trip, requested NRIs to adopt villages, water tanks and even bus shelters in their village to achieve the goal of ‘Golden Telangana.’ Speaking at ‘Meet & Greet’ organised on Sunday at Cuming Sky Land Business Centre by Telugu associations like ATA and NAA in connection with Telangana Formation Day, the minister said that the newly formed Telangana State was developing rapidly under the leadership of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao. “In a bid to reach the goal of Golden Telangana, the state needs the support of NRIs. After bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, both the Telugu states have stepped up their drive for development. Telangana has become a paradise for investors. The government has taken up the Mission Kakatiya project to develop lakes and tanks in order to restore agriculture in villages. NRIs should take part in such programmes by adopting lakes and tanks. Mission Bhagiratha programme is leading to fill tears of ...
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Lack of space for parking, sanitation woes beset Pomburpa 22.5.2017 Goa News – The Navhind Times
  ARPITA SRIVASTAVA | NT MAPUSA: Traffic congestion, stray cattle menace and lack of clarity on jurisdiction of various departments including revenue department are some of the prime problems ailing people in Pomburpa-Olaulim panchayat jurisdiction. Due to lack of clarity about jurisdiction, people are forced to run from pillar to post. Three major areas which ...
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IPL final: Places of fun and food in Hyderabad for cricket fans 21.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
IPL final: Places of fun and food in Hyderabad for cricket fans
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Villagers dredge tank 21.5.2017 Hindu: News
The drought condition prevailing across the State has created adequate awareness among the people of the need to conserve and maintain waterbodies.Residents of Narangiyanpatti near Sembattur in the di...
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Three water bodies in Alandur to be restored 21.5.2017
Chennai: After being asked by their party high command to protect and preserve water bodies, opposition DMK MLAs in Chennai and Kancheepuram are now vying with each other in showing their ‘sudden’ concern to protect water bodies that have lost their carrying capacity. After DMK leader M.K. Stalin kickstarted desilting works at his Kolathur constituency, it is the turn of Alandur MLA T. M. Anbarasan. “Three water bodies in the Alandur zone will soon get a fresh lease of life.  Moovarasanpet pond, Thandalam and Gerugambakkam temple tanks will soon be a source of fr-esh water,” said T.M. Anbarasan. “The renovation works have commenced and a new walkers path will come up along the stretch of Gangai Amman Kovil temple tank in Moovarasampert that extends for 2 acres. Similarly Thandalam water body sprawling over 2.5 acre and the neighboring Gerugambakkam temple tank will also be restored,” the MLA said. A sum of Rs 57 lakh from the area development fund has been allotted for the rejuvenation of the ponds. It ...
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Question mark over Ugadi jatara 20.5.2017 Hindu: Home
‘We do not know what will happen once the Navy takes over this forest’
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Search on for missing national hero, brother 20.5.2017 Hindu: National
Police suspect they’ve been abducted
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National bravery hero kidnapped 20.5.2017 orissapost3961
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14 injured in grenade attack in Pakistan 20.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Unidentified assailants today threw grenades at four houses and a school in a series of attacks in Pakistans northwestern region, injuring 14 people, including five women and a child.

The series of hand grenade attacks occurred in Shabqadar tehsil of Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and bordering Mohmand agency, police said.

Four houses and a school were attacked by unidentified people. Five women and a child injured in attack on a house in mosul village of Mohmand Agency. The injured also included the security guard of a primary school in Shabqadar tehsil.

No group has claimed responsibilityfor the attacks.
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National bravery hero kidnapped in Maharashtra 20.5.2017 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Jalgaon (Maharashtra): A national bravery hero from Maharashtra, who was honoured by Prime Minister Narendra
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Sendurabad Cantonment among largest of 60 Cantonments in India 20.5.2017
Hyderabad: The Secunderabad Cantonment Board has been in the news ever since the Telangana Government submitted a proposal to the Centre, seeking the parade ground land for the construction of a new Secretariat. Occupying 9,167 acres of land, the Secunderabad Cantonment is one of the largest of the 60 cantonments in the country. Former Civil Servant Narendra Luther has authored a book titled Lashkar, which includes a detailed account of the history of Secunderabad. In his book, he mentions that the Secunderabad Cantonment was the first to provide a home for the army in the South. Before the defeat and death of Tipu Sultan in 1799, the army remained on the move and lived in tents. In 1801, only three-years after the establishment of the Cantonment, Mountstuart Elphinstone and Edward Strachey, two civil servants of the East India Company, visited it during a trip to Hyderabad. In his diary, Strachey wrote that the Cantonment occupied an area of roughly two miles, that the huts of the troops formed a ...
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Endangered turtle rescued from pond, rehabilitated 20.5.2017 Metros | The Asian Age
The location of this tank is not being disclosed by the forest department.
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After NGT rap, KSPCB shuts down 4 units near Bellandur lake 19.5.2017 Deccan Herald - News
After being pulled up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for not shutting down polluting industries near Bellandur lake, the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) on Friday closed four polluting units. Board chairperson Lakshman and his team visited around eight industries which were earlier issued closure notices. He told DH: "Four industries shut down voluntarily while others were asked to close. We had given closure notices to 76 industries a week ago and threatened to cut power and water supply if they did not close their units. Most of them have stopped operations on their own." The team also visited apartments and gave strict instructions in keeping with the NGT directive to install sewage treatment plants (STP) or face action. KSPCB identified around 157 apartments around the lake which were letting out sewage into Bellandur lake. Apartments to get 3 months Lakshman said apartments would be given three months time to install STPs and the board will inspect them from Monday to monitor ...
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Holy beginning of Lord?s voyage 19.5.2017 orissapost3961
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NABARD to fund dredging of tanks 19.5.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
The plan has been mooted in the wake of the ‘kudimaramathu’ scheme
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