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Marginal improvement in groundwater situation 19.8.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Dependence on Metrowater tankers goes down after the recent rain
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24-hour power to farmers is fitting reply, says KTR 18.8.2017 Hindu: News
Farmers got a raw deal in unified Andhra Pradesh, he says
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Project Replenish: water tips from a gated community 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
There recent spells of rain underline the importance of having rainwater harvesting systems in place much before the North-East Monsoon sets in. There may be something to be learnt from the water-management strategy of a residents’ association in South Chennai
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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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How a city can tackle floods 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Cleaning lakes and drains, adopting rainwater harvesting, adhering to building bylaws are a must. By S. Vishwanath
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Chennai tops state in rainfall, level of groundwater up 18.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
For perhaps the first time this month, Chennai on Thursday received the highest rainfall among the 32 districts in the state.
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Dolomite contaminated water inundation puts tea in Himalayan foothills under crisis 18.8.2017 ET: Agriculture
Flow of water, highly contaminated with dolomite from illegal mines in Bhutan, through rivers in Dooars region had always remained a concern for the local tea dependent economy.
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Committee probing Maninpur Police belt scam submits report 17.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A three-member inquiry committee, headed by Additional Chief Secretary Suhel Aktar, on Thursday submitted a detailed report to Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on the "police belt scam" or supply of belts of extremely poor quality.
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The health spin-off of PAP extension 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Groundwater the prime reason for dental fluorosis in 33 Palakkad villages
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Bring water to distressed areas: Minister 17.8.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Special attention for Thiruvananthpuram, Kollam, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kasaragod
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PAP extension to mitigate fluoride threat 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Dependence on groundwater leading to dental fluorosis in 33 Palakkad border villages
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Panel to look at any procedural lapses in Justice Narang report 17.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Sources said chief secretary Karan Avtar Singh will name bureaucrats from three key departments-finance, home, and industries-to take a close look at the findings in terms of the set procedures.
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Alternative jobs can settle dust in mining-hit areas 17.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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Plea in NGT on rise of encephalitis in Gorakhpur 17.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Close on the heels of the death of several children in a Gorakhpur hospital, a plea was mentioned before a Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, with allegations of contaminated gro...
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Residents live in constant fear of water-borne diseases 17.8.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
With sump water getting contaminated in Koramangala and other parts of the city, including Wilson Garden and HSR Layout, residents and health officials are on high alert to prevent the spread of water...
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HC bars sand quarrying between Karur, Tiruchi 17.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Seeks report on projects under way on Cauvery riverbed
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Govt forms panel to recast National Mineral Policy 2008 16.8.2017 News
In response to the recent Supreme Court order in a case of rampant illegal mining in Odisha, the central mines ministry has formed a committee to examine the existing National Mineral Policy framed in 2008. The panel has the mandate to look at the shortcomings in the prevailing policy and prepare the roadmap for a new policy.In a verdict dated August 2, the apex court disposing off a Writ Petition filed by the NGO Common Cause, had directed the Union government to have a fresh look at the almost decade old National Mineral Policy-2008 especially on the areas of conservation and development.The panel formed is headed by K Rajeswara Rao, additional secretary with the ministry of mines. This panel would have adequate representation from the ministries of forest & environment & climate change, transport & highways, coal, finance, shipping and from organisations such as Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM), Railway Board, Geological Survey of India (GSI) and Niti Aayog along with ...
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Water crisis, sirji 16.8.2017 Hindu: Home
The issue is simple. Inveterate urban development and concretisation of cities, coupled with growing population, is preventing the replenishment of the water table. If we don't plant trees, soon we will have nothing to drink and bathe in but swill.
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China to ban primary mercury mining by 2032 as convention comes into force 16.8.2017 DNA: Evolutions
China will ban the production and trade of a range of products containing mercury by 2020, including thermometers and blood pressure monitors, and ban primary mercury mining by 2032, as a global pact to cut pollution from the metal comes into effect.
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87% of Centre-monitored wells in TN show sharp dip in water levels 16.8.2017 TOI: Cities
At least 87% of the wells monitored by the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) in Tamil Nadu have recorded average decadal decline in pre-monsoon water levels.The figure is 26% higher than the national average of 61%.
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