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PM to inaugurate new ASI Headquarters in New Delhi 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will inaugurate the new Headquarters building of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), at Tilak Marg in New Delhi on July 12, 2018. The new Headquarters building has been equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including energy efficient lighting and rainwater harvesting.
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21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater by 2020 6.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
At the bottom of the water index for 2016-17 are Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh (UP), and Haryana, which are major producers of paddy, wheat, along with a host of horticulture crops.
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Swachhata Awards 2018 of MSME Ministry 4.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Giriraj Singh, MoS (I/C) giving away the Swachhata Awards 2018 Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) celebrated Swachhata Pakhwada from 16th to 30th June, 2018. Union Minister of State (I/C),Giriraj Singh distributed the Awards at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi today.
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Plea challenges CRZ clearance to Jaya memorial 26.6.2018 Hindu: Home
HC asks Centre, State government to file their replies within two weeks
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How green are Kolkata’s luxury community buildings? 21.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Kolkata's green index is in a downward spiral. But the builders, organisations and residents are waking up to the reality, and that's the hope for better future. »
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Water audit at school calls for better management 20.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Need for proper rainwater harvesting, recycling of water
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Mixed response to proposal to get water from Linganamakki dam 20.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
One argument is for Bengaluru to harness its resources instead of diverting river water from other regions
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Jaisalmer Military Station to get a makeover to become 'smart' 19.6.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
While the state government has taken several initiatives under the Smart city Programme, now it is the Indian Army which has undertaken a similar initiative and started development of a military station. The development is expected to provide major boost to the local economy and aid ecological conservation and balance. The Jaisalmer Military Station is being developed into a Smart Armed Forces Station for which a detailed plan has been formulated in consonance with the eight key areas identified by the Central government for development of Smart Cities. A systematic development of habitat is being undertaken incorporating the concept of Smart Building and Green Building Norms. Some of the unique facilities provided in these dwelling units would be rain water harvesting, centralised garbage disposal system, solar water heater, solar security lights, underground electric cabling, LED lighting system, provision of LPG through pipelines, prepaid electricity and water meters, waste disposal chutes, passenger ...
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Accent on harvesting rainwater 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Lieutenant Governor urges PWD to work with Pondicherry University to recharge water table
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Varsity teams to check development works 13.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Special teams, led by teachers of the four government universities in Jodhpur, will visit the villages adopted by them to monitor the progress of deve
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Airport modernisation: panel okays environmental clearance 12.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
MoEF’s appraisal committee lays down conditions
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Monsoon yagna 6.6.2018 Hindu: Opinion
A more modern version of the yagna may have resulted in saving water, if not guaranteeing the monsoon
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‘RWH, a sustainable means of water supply for hotels’ 6.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
‘This water is softened, so that TDS and pH levels are accurate, and later put to use’
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Green homes are smart homes 4.6.2018 Hindu: Energy & Environment
This World Environment Day, let us renew our commitment to clean the planet by remembering these well-known tips
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Managing water 31.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Although water scarcity is a global issue, solutions such as rain water harvesting must be identified at the local level (Editorial – “Stress test”, M
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Civic body to tap rainwater from private buildings 28.5.2018 Hindu: Chennai
The Chennai Corporation will harvest rainwater from rooftops of private buildings, including homes and shops, linking them with waterbodies in the nei
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Expressway inauguration is not a publicity stunt: Adityanath 27.5.2018 General News
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday clarified that the inauguration of the Eastern Peripheral Expressway is not a publicity stunt but an achievement.Continuing his tirade against the Congress, the chief minister said the party was useless when it was in power.Adityanath said, "This expressway is an achievement for us and not a publicity stunt. This shows that Congress was useless when they were in power. Unhe janta ke vikaas se koi lena dena nahi hai (They (Congress) have nothing to do with the development of people)."Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal (KGP) expressway, also known as the Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE) at the District Sports stadium in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh.The 135 km long expressway is India's first smart and green highway, built between Kundli on NH 1 to Palwal on NH 2.Built at a cost of Rs. 11,000 crore, the expressway is country's first highway to have solar-powered lights. It also has provision for ..
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Yavatmal embraces 'farm pool' scheme with enthusiasm 27.5.2018 General News
The construction of over 6,000 'farm pools' by cultivators to meet the irrigation demand in Maharashtra's drought-prone Yavatmal has set an example for other districts. With the digging of these pools, around 6,000 hectares of land will get "protected irrigation", raising hopes of a better rabi crop, an official said. A farm pool or pond is dug out to harvest rainwater and store it for future use. Since the inception of the state government's ambitious 'farm pool on demand' scheme two years back, the farmers in this district, located in the Vidarbha region, have constructed 6,200 farm pools, the official said. Agriculture is the principal occupation in Yavatmal, which had earlier been in news over a spate of farmer suicides. The district is spread over an area of13,51,966 hectares, of which 9,60,500 hectares is under crop production. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said the rainfall in the state has decreased in the past few years, thus adversely affecting ..
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Inauguration of Eastern Peripheral Expressway: Here`s PM Narendra Modi`s schedule 27.5.2018 Zee News : India National
PM Narendra Modi will on Sunday inaugurate the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal (KGP) Expressway, which is also known as the Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE).
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PM to inaugurate Eastern Peripheral Expressway tomorrow 26.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will inaugurate the Kundli-Ghaziabad-Palwal (KGP) expressway, also known as Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE).The inaugural ceremony will be held at the District Sports stadium of Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh.The 135-km expressway is India's first smart and green highway and is built at a cost of Rs. 11,000 crore.The EPE is also the country's first highway to be lit by solar power and at every 500 metres, the arrangement of rainwater harvesting has been done on both sides of the expressway.Replicas of 36 monuments of the country have been established at the gallery on both the side.Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said the expressway will bring down the pollution level in the national capital by 27 percent."If people from Himachal Pradesh want to visit Uttar Pradesh or someone from Rajasthan wants to visit Himachal Pradesh, they can now straight go to that place. They do not need to enter Delhi," Gadkari said.
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