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Drinking water crisis looming large 23.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Water level in KRS has dropped to ‘below dead storage’ level
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Meet on Krishna rejuvenation calls for robust dialogue 22.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
It is also decided to evolve river basin understanding individually and collectively
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Haryana Sarasvati Heritage Dev Board to sign 3 MoUs 22.5.2018 General News
The Haryana Sarasvati Heritage Development Board and the state's irrigation and water resources department will sign three MoUs tomorrow to investigate the palaeo-channel, and study hydrological and geomorphological aspects relating to the mythical Sarasvati river. The Haryana government constituted the Board for the rejuvenation of Sarasvati river, a HSHDB spokesman said today. He said an MoU will be signed between the Board and the Indian Space Research Organisation, Hyderabad. Another MoU will be signed between the Board and the Irrigation and Water Resources Department and National Institute of Hydrology. The third MoU will be signed between the Board and the Geological Survey of India, he said.
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Canal cleaning to shield Bangladeshis, Rohingya refugees from monsoons: UN 22.5.2018 General News
Rome, May 22 (IANS/AKI) A major canal dredging and renovation project is underway to protect local residents and refugees in southern Bangladesh from impending monsoon floods, the United Nations migration agency said on Tuesday.
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Landowners protest NHAI’s proposed Ring Road project 22.5.2018 Hindu: News
The ₹700-crore work will connect Dindigul highway with Tiruchi highway
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'Successfully demonstrated open pond culture of Asian Seabass' 22.5.2018 General News
The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) today said it has successfully demonstrated open pond culture of Asian Seabass,which can significantly increase yield of this delectable much-in-demand seafood, with huge export potential. The demonstration was made by the Rajiv Gandhi Centre of Aquaculture (RGCA), the Research & Development (R&D) arm of MPEDA at its demonstration farm at Karaikal in Puducherry. Seabass, which is reared through 'cage culture', fetches a price of more than Rs 400 a kg in the domestic market. Under the open pond culture method, its yield can go up to nine tons per hectare and help small and marginal farmers adopt this method in a cost-effective manner. MPEDA ChairmanA Jayathilak, who witnessed the first catch of huge sizes of Seabass fish (average weight of 1.5 to 2.00 kg) and 1.10 tons being caught in a single haul from the Karaikanal demonstration farm, said it would be the best alternate species for shrimp, which ...
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18,000 tanks rejuvenated in Telangana, says Minister 22.5.2018 General News
The Telangana government has completed works on rejuvenation of 18,000 tanks in the state under its Mission Kakatiya programme, state Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao said here today. "We're working on rejuvenating a total of 65,000 tanks. Under Mission Kakatiya, so far we have completed 18,000 tanks all over Telangana," he said. He was speaking at a convention on 'Rejuvenation of Krishna river' organised by the Telangana Water Resources Development Corporation (TWRDC). Quoting different studies, Rao said ground water level has increased with the rejuvenation of tanks in Telangana. Observing that Maharashtra releases 100 TMC of water, used for electricity generation, into Arabian sea, he said such water can be released downstream for the benefit of lower riparian states, including Telangana. "Maharashtra government is using 100 TMC of Krishna water from Koyna dam for electricity. They are sending that water to Arabian sea. Our request is, if they can release that water ..
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12 villages to boycott Maha LS bypoll to protest water woes 22.5.2018 General News
Residents of nearly 12 villages in the district have decided to boycott the upcoming Bhandara-Gondia Lok Sabha bypoll, after failing to get a response over their demand for proper irrigation facilities. The villagers, under the aegis of 'Bawanthadi Prakalp Sangharsh Samiti', a local organisation, earlier passed a resolution at a gram sabha meeting to boycott every election in their area, including the Bhandara-Gondia bypoll scheduled on May 28, if their demand was not met. The samiti's president, Balkrishna Gadhve, said in March this year they had submitted a memorandum to the district collector demanding proper water supply to these villages under the government's 'Bawanthadi irrigation project'. However, the administration and the government did not care to look into the demands, Gadhve claimed. Subsequently, the samiti staged a demonstration on March 23 at Gobarwahi village and later decided that all voters from the 12 villages, falling under the Tumsar taluka, will .
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Global Parli brings hope to parched Beed 22.5.2018 Rediff: News
'We are not promising prosperity to these villagers. Instead, the focus is on self-sufficiency.'
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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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Prominent legislators of Vijayapura, Bagalkot districts hoping to get Cabinet berths 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
With the Congress-JD(S) coalition all set to form the government in Karnataka, curiosity about who would become Ministers in the new government is on
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Small contractors turn to government for relief 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Mumbai: Over two lakh small contractors, who have been affected by lack of projects and the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), have
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Agro exports, line of credit to strengthen India-Egypt economic ties: Envoy 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Pointing out that trade exchanges between India and Egypt have picked up pace in the last one year, outgoing Indian Ambassador to the Arab nation Sanjay Bhattacharya on Monday said the growth in agro-exports from India to Egypt and its acceptance of India's line of credit facility can further boost bilateral economic ties.
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Maha contractors to meet on May 30 over lack of work, GST woes 21.5.2018 General News
The Maharashtra State Contractors Association, an umbrella body of over two lakh small contractors registered with the state government, has called for a meeting on May 30 to chalk out a plan of action over their woes. The meeting, to be held in Raigad district, will deliberate on the lack of government projects for them as well as hurdles in the clearance of their dues after the implementation of the Goods and Services Act, said its functionaries. The body has written a four-page letter addressed to the state government alleging a cut in capital expenditure, chaos post GST and purposeful deletion of small contractors from projects. The letter stated that these issues were harming around 1.5 crore to two crore people who gain employment due to small contractors. "Works in PWD, irrigation, water conservation have come to a standstill. Be it construction of new roads or maintenance of government buildings, I challenge the government to show any ongoing work. It has all ..
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Amarinder orders testing of drinking water supply 21.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
To prevent the spread of contamination triggered by spill of molasses into Beas
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Stalin, Kumaraswamy on same page over Cauvery; favour bilateral talks 21.5.2018 Latest News
Kumaraswamy said he favoured talks to solve the Cauvery issue amicably and assured his full cooperation to Tamil Nadu on the matter
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NLCIL donates battery car to Meenakshi temple 21.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
It will be maintained for the next five years by the vendor
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Stalin, Kumaraswamy on same page over Cauvery 20.5.2018 General News
DMK working president M K Stalin today batted for 'cordial ties' with the new government which will assume power in Karnataka and asked the AIADMK regime to work for a solution to the Cauvery issue through talks. Subsequently JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy too favoured bilateral talks to solve the issue. Cordial ties should be created with the new government and a solution hammered out through talks, Stalin said at a function at Nagapattinam district "Though we have got a legal victory, water to the necessary extent should be received and farmers should be provided with that," he said. If farmers were not provided with water for irrigation, DMK would steer protests to get it, he said. He said that during the previous DMK regime, former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi had got Cauvery water for Tamil Nadu through his 'friendly attitude' with his Karnataka counterparts. "Thalaivar (leader) Kalaignar fulfilled everything by establishing friendly ties with neighbouring States." DMK,
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Kaleshwaram estimates go up 20.5.2018 Hindu: Rx
Increase in cost by ₹1,762 crore although the cost of one lift system goes down
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Cauvery water dispute: MK Stalin, HD Kumaraswamy on same page; say will work on proper solution 20.5.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
DMK working president M K Stalin today batted for 'cordial ties' with the new government which will assume power in Karnataka and asked the AIADMK regime to work for a solution to the Cauvery issue through talks. Subsequently JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy too favoured bilateral talks to solve the issue. Cordial ties should be created with the new government and a solution hammered out through talks, Stalin said at a function at Nagapattinam district "Though we have got a legal victory, water to the necessary extent should be received and farmers should be provided with that," he said. If farmers were not provided with water for irrigation, DMK would steer protests to get it, he said. He said that during the previous DMK regime, former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi had got Cauvery water for Tamil Nadu through his 'friendly attitude' with his Karnataka counterparts. "Thalaivar (leader) Kalaignar fulfilled everything by establishing friendly ties with neighbouring States." DMK, meanwhile, said its leader Stalin ...
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