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VIT home to several species of birds 19.8.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
A small blue Kingfisher hops on from one tree to another as a White-breasted Kingfisher flies past. While a Cormorant dips into the water in search of its prey, a Heron takes a quick flight and a para...
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Getting charged up 18.8.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Research and smart trade agreements are needed to realise India’s ambitious electric vehicles target
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The genesis of Madras’ water supply system 18.8.2017 Hindu: News
A look at J.W. Madeley’s methods
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Toxic froth from lake recedes, rain-hit areas recovering 18.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The citys famous Bellandur lake continued to spew toxic froth today, but it is reducing because of receding rains. After being pounded by a record-breaking downpour early this week, the city is on the road to recovery. "The lake still continues to spew toxic froth. Continues to fly, though it is not that nightmarish as it was during the torrential rainfall four days back. "It is reducing because of receding rains," Lakes Conservation Expert and resident of the area, Shalini Batra Sahni told PTI, here today. Incessant rains on August 14 and 15 had resulted in the increase of the lakes water levels and the formation of toxic froth. The rains had aggravated the situation with thick froth spilling on to the road nearby causing inconvenience to commuters driving along the stretch. "This, however, is not the scene today," she said. Sahni expressed fear about residents living around the lake developing disease by coming in contact with toxic froth flying around. After the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had ...
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CH2M-developed integrated water management plan promotes sustainable water solutions in metropolitan Atlanta 18.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
ATLANTA, Aug. 17, 2017 : Developing an inclusive vision to meet future water demands, CH2M recently completed an integrated water resource management plan highlighting inter-connections between water supply and conservation, wastewater management and stormwater and watershed management across 15 counties and 95 cities in the metropolitan Atlanta area.
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Motorists now drive down a ‘thinned-down’ MGR Salai 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Delay in completion of Metro Water work has led to this problem
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Audit carried out on Chitlapakkam lake 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Suggestions include segregation of waste collected from the waterbody and composting
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Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurates/ Dedicates Various Initiatives pertaining to State of Karnataka 18.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
In order to make the rail journey more comfortable and remarkable, Indian Railways has been launching various services and projects.
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Chlorine gas leak at Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan in Dehradun; over 20 hospitalised 18.8.2017 Zee News : States
More than 20 people were hospitalised on Friday after chlorine gas leaked at 'Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan' here.
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46 pc area of Kaziranga still reels under flood 18.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
46 pc area of Kaziranga still reels under flood
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Cloudy water increases risk of gastrointestinal illnesses: Study 18.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 : Attention people, your first and only preference should be clean drinking water, as a study has warned that cloudy drinking water is linked to increased cases of gastrointestinal illness.
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Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' is already a disaster - but it could get worse 18.8.2017 All International Stories
The ultimate cause of the Gulf of Mexico's dead zone can be found many miles inland
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Parrikar woos Ponnjekars with green public transport 18.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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Cloudy water increases risk of gastrointestinal illnesses Study 18.8.2017 DNA: Health
Researcher Anneclaire De Roos from Drexel University in Philadelphia, US found associations between acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) and water turbidity, a term meaning cloudiness or opacity.
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Coastal zone management body halts mall construction work at BKC 18.8.2017 DNA: Mumbai
The Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority has asked the Maker Group, which is in the process of raising a luxury and multipurpose mall along with a drive-in theatre, to tender explanation of the query raised by the MCZMA in connection with the mammoth development. The department, till then, has directed the developer to stop the construction work on the site till the time the authority decides on the matter. Santosh Daundkar and Pratap Teli had filed a complaint against the development alleging it to be a illegal. The complainants have alleged that the project has violated the floor space index rules. The points under which the complaint is filed, and as mentioned in the order copy of the MCZMA, reads: “The purpose of the land has been changed, thus there is a change of use of the land. There is an alteration of development plan (DP) reservation. A substantial portion of plot falls in the CRZ-lll where no construction is permitted. Also, there is a possibility of raising construction on seaward ...
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Gharial recruits: learn hunting to face for wild battles 18.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Minister promises all support 18.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Minister for the Welfare of SC/ST and Backward Classes A.K. Balan has assured all possible support to address the several problems faced by the residents of the Njaraneeli tribal area.During a visit t...
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France to join hands with UT in reviving Grand Canal 18.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Plan includes transforming the path along the canal into an ecological corridor: Consul General
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Sewage keeps 3K plants blooming at Otteri park 17.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
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SC pulls up Centre for not organising Kalasa-Banduri meetings 17.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up the Union government, asking it why it did not act on Karnatakas request for holding meetings to resolve issues raised by Goa with regard to the Kalasa-Banduri drinking water project. The court, however, told Karnataka to stop the work on the project. "What are you doing," a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta asked advocate S Wasim A Qadri, representing the central government. Qadri, however, said, "We have taken a conscious decision not to hold any meeting till the dispute pending for sharing of Mahadayi water dispute is resolved by the tribunal." Senior advocate Fali S Nariman and advocate Anita Shenoy, appearing for the Karnataka government, agreed to stop construction work on the project. It involves diversion of 258 hectares of forest land in Western Ghats. "The Karnataka counsel says no construction will be carried out with regard to Kalasa-Banduri project. In view of the submission, nothing survives in the matter, the application is disposed ...
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