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Though it poured, water tanks in the State have a less-than-bountiful look 23.10.2017 Hindu: National
So far, just 282 tanks — or nearly 8% of all the tanks in Karnataka — have been filled to the brim
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India tops world in pollution deaths in 2015 20.10.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Pollution killed 25 lakh Indians — the highest in the world — in 2015, of whom more than 18 lakh lives were snuffed out by foul air alone, a global panel of public health experts have said in their latest report.Most of these deaths were caused by heart disease, stroke, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, triggered by pollution.Air pollution apart, water pollution killed nearly 6.46 lakh Indians.Other forms of pollution, including passive smoking and exposure to lead, resulted in the death of another 1.68 lakh people, according to the report published in the journal Lanc
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Six murders in 48 hours 20.10.2017 Hindu: Madurai
Madurai witnessed six murders in 48 hours since Tuesday evening, many of which could be partly attributed to drunken brawls during Deepavali celebration, police sources said.P. Marimuthu (33), an aut...
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Encroachments shrink Hoodi, Sadaramangala lakes to death 19.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Plaster of Paris Ganesha idols and heaps of garbage dumped in Sadaramangala Lake, KR Puram, have remain uncleared, painting a sorry picture of the waterbody. Hoodi Lake, which is situated nearby, is also in shambles. The two lakes have shrunk drastically over the years. Hoodi lake, at one point in time, spanned 15.10 acres. The catchment area of these lakes was encroached upon by builders even as officials looked the other way. About 1.29 acres of Hoodi lake has been encroached upon by the government itself to build roads and burial grounds. Seema Garg, CEO, Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority, said officials involved in the encroachment do not take the permission of the Authority before going ahead with the projects. She said now that it has been brought to their notice, they will take action. Operators of private water tankers used to draw water from the lake illegally and supply it to the city. But this has been stopped now, said Balachandran P, a resident. Sadaramangala Lake, which ...
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Back to the BUND 17.10.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
Hyderabad’s favourite destination evokes mixed feelings among its visitors
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Human intervention reverses fluorosis 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
A village slowly recovers from the ill-effects of high fluoride content in water
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Resolution opposing land acquisition passed 17.10.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayat council on Monday passed a resolution opposing acquiring land for laying the natural gas pipeline of the GAIL (India) Ltd. in Kairangala, Phajir and Kurnadu villages ...
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Can we look forward to clean lakes in Coimbatore? 16.10.2017 Hindu: Home
If the Smart City initiative of restoring eight lakes is successful, it can transform the environment of Coimbatore. The clean up will start with Selvachinthamani, Periyakulam and Vaalankulam
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Can we look forward to clean lakes? 16.10.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
If the Smart City initiative of restoring eight lakes is successful, it can transform the environment of Coimbatore. The clean up will start with Selvachinthamani, Periyakulam and Vaalankulam
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Winged visitors call in early 15.10.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
It signals early commencement of the annual breeding season in Kolleru
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Lakes in Vellore filling up fast 14.10.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
A total of 113 water bodies have so far filled up in Vellore district.Of the 519 tanks maintained by the Public Works Department, 49 have filled up. In 16 tanks, the water level stands at 75% and in a...
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In Hyderabad, lakes are nothing but urban myths 14.10.2017 Hindu: News
Some are shrunken while a majority exist only in names
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Water, water everywhere 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Anantapur, a rain shadow district, district receives copious rain after two decades
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Cheer all around in Chittoor 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Farmers in the rain-shadow Chittoor district are a happy lot with incessant rains this week, having waged several years of a vexed battle with perennial drought conditions in the region. The rains hav...
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Vice President asks Governors to keep out of controversies 14.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked the Governors to avoid controversies by adhering to the provision of Constitution and also to promote simple living habits through regular interaction with the people. He was addressing the 48th Conference of Governors, in Rashtrapati Bhawan, here today.
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Farmers upbeat as copious rains fill up tanks in State 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
70 tmcft available in minor irrigation tanks, says official
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PCB orders 18 industries to pay ₹1 crore for pollution 13.10.2017 Hindu: News
Large-scale fish kill was witnessed on Oct.4 and 5 in Ameenpur
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Vice President asks Governors to keep out of controversies 13.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked the Governors to avoid controversies by adhering to the provision of Constitution and also to promote simple living habits through regular interaction with the people. He was addressing the 48th Conference of Governors, in Rashtrapati Bhawan, here today.
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‘Desilt rainwater canal, public well’ 13.10.2017 Hindu: News
Due to formation of silt and dumping of garbage and construction debris, the canal is unable to carry rainwater to Chitlapakkam lake
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Mavur dam surpluses after six years 11.10.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Heavy rain on Sirumalai hill causes spurt in inflow into the dam
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