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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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Gujarat starts drone surveillance to curb illegal sand mining 21.5.2018 General News
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaugurated the "Trinetra Drone Surveillance System" to keep an eye from above on the state's rivers to curb illegal sand mining. A state government release informed that, in the first phase, the TDSS would be deployed on four major rivers of the state- Sabarmati, Tapi, Orsang and Bhadar. It added that the system, in the future, would also be implemented in other sectors to keep a watch on mines and mineral deposits spread over an area of two lakh square kilometres of the state. Rupani said that the system would prove effective in stopping illegal sand mining. He said that a central command and control room would also be set up for the purpose and asked other departments, like Water Resources as well as Road and Building. to consider deploying drones.
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Hailakandi DC orders probe into sand business 21.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Hailakandi DC orders probe into sand business
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Forest official arrested 21.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Forest official arrested
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Aurangabad DM's escort vehicle attacked by sand mafia 20.5.2018 General News
The escort vehicle of a top Aurangabad district official was attacked by sand mafia in the district today, police said. Superintendent of Police Satya Prakash said the sand mafia attacked the escort vehicle of District Magistrate Rahul Ranjan Mahiwal near Tejpura village under Daudnagar police station area of the district. Acting on a tip-off that illegal sand mining was going on from Sone river in and around Tejpura village, Mahiwal went to the spot and directed the police to seize three sand laden tractors from the directive, the SP said. When the cops went to seize the three tractors, sand mafia henchmen attacked the policemen in which three constables received minor injuries, the SP said adding they were treated at a nearby hospital. One of the attackers has been arrested in this regard.
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Aurangabad DM's escort vehicle attacked by sand mafia 20.5.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The escort vehicle of a top Aurangabad district official was attacked by sand mafia in the district today, police said. Superintendent of Police Satya Prakash said the sand mafia attacked the escort vehicle of District Magistrate Rahul Ranjan Mahiwal near Tejpura village under Daudnagar police station area of the district. Acting on a tip-off that illegal sand mining was going on from Sone river in and around Tejpura village, Mahiwal went to the spot and directed the police to seize three sand laden tractors from the directive, the SP said. When the cops went to seize the three tractors, sand mafia henchmen attacked the policemen in which three constables received minor injuries, the SP said adding they were treated at a nearby hospital. One of the attackers has been arrested in this regard. Article ...
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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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Laterite mining going on unchecked in Agency 19.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Local people allege it will contaminate groundwater, destroy coffee, mango crops
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One year and counting: anti-ONGC stir continues at Kadiramangalam 19.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Villagers resolve to continue fight against oil major; fringe groups criticise Centre
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Pb govt decides to supply potable water to Ludhiana, Amritsar, Patiala through canals 19.5.2018 General News
Concerned over depleting underground water levels, the Punjab Local Bodies department has decided to supply canal water for drinking purposes to Ludhiana, Amritsar and Patiala. Punjab Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said the need for immediate measures to check the rapid decline and deterioration of ground water has been realised by the state government. The state government has already initiated the process of switching to surface water (canal water) based water supply for three cities of Ludhiana, Amritsar and Patiala, an official release said. Detailed proposals were made by the Department of Local Government under the guidance of Principal Secretary A Venu Parsad and CEO of PMIDC Ajoy Sharma for supplying treated potable water through canal in these three cities. Sidhu said considering huge investment requirement in this project, the Punjab government has approached the Centre for arranging funds through external funding agencies such as the World Bank and Asian ...
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Why no geology in Plus Two? 19.5.2018 Hindu: College & University
Field visits and data-collation skills will help students think independently
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Environment Ministry panel recommends green nod for Pharma City 19.5.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Clearance subject to conditions, including one related to land acquisition
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Death by slow poisoning 18.5.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
An estimated 10 million people in nine districts of West Bengal drink arsenic-laden groundwater. Priyanka Pulla finds that despite alarms having been sounded over decades, the State government has moved at a glacial pace to tackle the crisis, while people struggle to cope with the symptoms
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‘India’s freshwater stocks in danger’ 18.5.2018 Hindu: Gadgets
NASA report based on observations from multiple satellites tracks global hydrologic changes
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Birla Corporation Q4 consolidated EBIDTA at Rs. 284 crores 18.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 18 (Newsvoir): Birla Corporation Limited, the flagship company of the M P Birla Group, announced on Friday its financial results for the year ended March 31, 2018 as well as the
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NASA study shows freshwater decline in India 18.5.2018 General News
India is among the world's major hotspots which has seen a serious decline in the availability of freshwater due to overuse of water resources, reveals a new study that combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities.
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Birla Corporation Q4 consolidated EBIDTA at Rs. 284 crores 18.5.2018 General News
Birla Corporation Limited, the flagship company of the M P Birla Group, announced on Friday its financial results for the year ended March 31, 2018 as well as the consolidated results, including those of Reliance Cement Company Private Limited (RCCPL), wholly-owned material subsidiary of the company.The company's Board of Directors approved the audited financial results for 2017-18 today and proposed a dividend of Rs. 6.50 per share (previous year Rs 6.50). The total outgo on account of dividend, including taxes, works out to Rs. 60.34 crores.Key Financial & Performance Highlights [Consolidated]· Cement Production- For Q4 FY2018 stood at 34.4 lakh tons, compared to 33.1 lakh tons in Q4 FY2017, reflecting an increase of 4%.- For 12M FY2018 stood at 125.3 lakh tons, compared to 101.3 lakh tons in 12M FY2017, reflecting an increase of 24%.· Cement Sales- For Q4 FY2018 stood at 34.1 lakh tons, compared to 32.8 lakh tons in Q4 FY2017, reflecting an increase of 4%.-For 12M FY2018 stood
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Preparing for the monsoon 18.5.2018 Hindu: Life & Style
Rainwater harvesting systems need special attention, and storm-water drains must be examined and quickly cleaned. By S. Vishwanath
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'NASA satellites reveal freshwater decline in India' 18.5.2018 General News
India is among the hotspots where overuse of water resources has caused a serious decline in the availability of freshwater, according to a first-of-its-kind study using an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth. Scientists led by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in the US used data on human activities to map locations where freshwater is changing around the globe and why. The study, published in the journal Nature, found that Earth's wet land areas are getting wetter and dry areas are getting drier due to a variety of factors, including human water management, climate change and natural cycles. Areas in northern and eastern India, the Middle East, California and Australia are among the hotspots where overuse of water resources has caused a serious decline in the availability of freshwater that is already causing problems, 'The Guardian' reported. In northern India, groundwater extraction for irrigation of crops such as wheat and rice have caused a rapid decline in available
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NASA study warns of freshwater decline in India 18.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Availability of freshwater has declined in the northern and eastern parts of India, says a new study that combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map locations where freshwater is changing around the globe.
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