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Mumbai could save water through its mandatory rainwater harvesting rule – but no one seems to care 17.7.2019 Scroll.in
It is compulsory for new buildings in Mumbai to collect and store rainwater, but the municipal corporation has done little to enforce this rule in 12 years.
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Emissions, tree loss, heat island effect: What the govt did not address before clearing the Elevated Corridors project 10.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This is a project 15 times bigger than the Steel Flyover, yet got cleared. What did the Karnataka government not address in the Environmental Impact Assessment of the elevated corridors project?
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In pictures: Chennai’s daily struggle to quench its thirst 7.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Tankers tirelessly ferrying water are the city’s last hope.
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Jal Shakti Abhiyan for Water Conservation Launched 1.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Jal Shakti Minister, Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, today announced the commencement of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan - a campaign for water conservation and water security. The campaign will run through citizen participation during the monsoon season, from 1st July, 2019 to 15th September, 2019.
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Special Report: How the Modi government dismantled India’s main defence against drought 27.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
From water conservation, the focus has shifted to farm irrigation.
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Why is India unable to provide 24x7 electricity despite building more power stations? 23.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Unless distribution companies pay their record debt, which will reach Rs 2.6 lakh crore by 2020, it won’t be possible to increase power generation.
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Bishnupur Takes Steps To Conserve Water 23.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Bishnupur Takes Steps To Conserve Water
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Villages across India discuss PM’s letter on Water Conservation 22.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
To promote water conservation across the country ahead of the monsoon season, the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, recently wrote letters to all Sarpanches, urging them to undertake Rainwater Harvesting and Water Conservation activities in rural India.
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Seven reasons why Chennai should have seen this water crisis coming 21.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Severe water shortage has brought Chennai almost to a standstill today, but the writing on the wall has been clear for quite some time now. Here are seven tell-tale signs the state should have taken note of and acted upon.
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Chennai’s water crisis is hurting everyone – from women filling pots to city’s ‘bachelors mansions’ 20.6.2019 Scroll.in
These affordable guest houses have raised their rents sharply and have stopped taking in new tenants.
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Bengaluru: Three workers dead as under-construction water tank collapses 17.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Over 20 workers were injured and 10 people are suspected to still be trapped.
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Bellandur and Varthur lake revival speeds up, public meeting on June 21st 13.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
After decades of neglect, Bellandur and Varthur lakes are now on the fast track to being revived, after the intervention of a NGT-appointed committee. The committee will also hold its first public meeting this month
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Appreciates 12.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Appreciates
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Ponds gifted to villagers 1.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Ponds gifted to villagers
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As Chennai reels under water crisis, faulty restoration of Paruthipattu lake angers residents 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
An eco park at Paruthipattu Lake is due for inauguration. But with restoration work causing raw sewage to enter the lake, citizens are least cheered by the prospect of a boating facility and more worried about groundwater contamination in this time of acute water scarcity.
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Water tanks distributed 16.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Water tanks distributed
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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT action to save lakes | Draft policy to ease commute | Action plan for air quality 13.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Action to be taken against encroachers of Kaikondarahalli lake buffer zone, sewage and rainwater to be diverted away from Bellandur lake, draft commute policy and new air quality action plan for Bengaluru - read more on what happened in the city over the past week
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As lakes dry up, Chennai will stop receiving water from its three main sources by June 10.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The authorities are looking to tap fast-depleting groundwater to make up some of the shortfall.
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Telangana: Man arrested for allegedly raping and killing 3 minors, and dumping their bodies in wells 1.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Marri Srinivas Reddy is also accused of raping a woman in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh.
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Alahalli lake restored, after eight long years 30.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Around a decade back, Alahalli lake was filled with sewage and garbage. Birds and fish did not thrive here anymore. Here's the story of how citizens got this lake restored, with eight years of persistent efforts
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