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Pumping of water, sinking of borewells banned in Swarna surroundings 24.3.2017 Hindu: News
Farmers seek compensation for crop loss owing to water shortage
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Water concerns to the fore at two-day meet 23.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Groundwater overuse cause for concern 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
22 blocks categorised ‘semi-critical’
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Perfect devotion vs total surrender 23.3.2017 Hindu: Crafts
Both get strengthened by regular performance of Nityam
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'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage 23.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage
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Water crisis is here, admits Tamil Nadu govt 23.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
Chennai's drinking water reservoirs have only 13% of its full capacity as on Wednesday.
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Private suppliers hike rate for water 23.3.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Demand for private tanker supply in Tiruchi has doubled forcing them to increase the rate
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Wastewater should be recognized as a valuable resource, UN says on World Water Day 23.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Wastewater should be recognized as a valuable resource, UN says on World Water Day
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₹976 crore to overcome water crisis 23.3.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Schemes include digging of borewells, installation of pumps, water supply through lorries’
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Wastewater as resource 23.3.2017 Hindu: Home
The article, “What goes around must come around” (March 22), has objectively highlighted the importance of wastewater management. According to a recent report tabled in the Lok Sabha, due to the groun...
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Summer's here, city braces for water, power woes 22.3.2017 deccanherald.com
This summer, India Meteorological Department has forecast a further rise in temperature with periodic thundershowers in Bengaluru and parts of south interior Karnataka. The city on Wednesday recorded a maximum of 34° Celsius, against 33.6° Celsius on Tuesday and 36° Celsius on Sunday. Sundar M Metri, director-in-charge, IMD-Bengaluru, told DH cloudy skies and thundershowers are expected in the coming days. "When humidity increases and there is moisture in the air, clouds are formed, which lead to thundershowers. After that, the temperature starts to soar again," he explained. He said the discomfort is due to dry weather and lack of wind. While the humidity level is 49%, wind speed is three knots. Increasing concretisation is also causing a slight increase in temperature, he said. Though the energy department claims that there is sufficient power to meet the summer needs, Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) officials warn of power cuts due to maintenance work. "Though we have ...
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Over-exploitation pushed down water table in 143 taluks: govt 22.3.2017 deccanherald.com
On World Water Day on Wednesday, the government presented a grim picture of the water situation. Groundwater levels in 143 of the total 176 taluks in the state have depleted during the last 10 years due to over-exploitation. Static groundwater levels were measured from 1,774 borewells maintained by the Groundwater Directorate across the state. No water is drawn from these borewells and they are maintained only for study purpose. A comparison of water levels between 2007 and 2016 revealed depletion in groundwater levels in 143 taluks. The groundwater depletion in Kolar taluk, Kolar district, is the worst with a fall by 54.81 metres during the last 10 years. These and more details were given by Minor Irrigation Minister T BJayachandra to the Legislative Council.He was replying to a question by Basavaraj Horatti (JD-S). Deforestation, consecutive droughts and increase in density of borewells have been identified as the causes for the depletion. Drilling of borewells has been restricted in taluks where there ...
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Half of people facing water scarcity live in India, China 22.3.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
 Half of the world's two-third population that live in areas that experience water scarcity at least one month a year are from India and China, a UN report said on Wednesday.
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One in four children will live with water shortages by 2040: Unicef 22.3.2017 All International Stories
More than 36 countries are currently enduring extreme water stress, the report said
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1 in 4 children will live with water shortages by 2040: UNICEF 22.3.2017 DNA: Health
In research released on World Water Day, the UN children's agency warned that in just over two decades nearly 600 million children will be living in areas with severely limited safe water sources, as population growth and surging demand for water clash with the effects of climate change.
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'Save water, harvest wastewater' 22.3.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Keeping track of time with a smartphone in bathroom, checking on a toilet flush leak and going for satellite water reclamation plants in your building are some ways to save water and to treat wastewater, say experts.
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One in four children may face severe water shortages by 2040 - UNICEF 22.3.2017 DNA: Health
By J. D. Capelouto LONDON, March 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One in four children - 600 million in total - may live in areas with severely limited water resources by 2040, putting them at risk of deadly diseases like cholera and diarrhoea, the U. N. children's agency UNICEF said on Wednesday.
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Sanskrit varsity plans major academic, infrastructure initiatives 22.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Budget projects revenue of ₹211.83 cr. and expenditure of ₹224.39 cr.
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Environment Ministry celebrates World Water Day 2017 22.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) celebrated the World Water Day 2017 here today. Each year, World Water Day highlights a specific aspect of freshwater. The theme of World Water Day 2017 is "Wastewater”.
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Despite global warming, these underwater species still serve as source of food 22.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Despite global warming, these underwater species still serve as source of food
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