User: subbu Topic: narmada
Category: water-harvesting
Last updated: Apr 26 2017 11:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Dravyavati revival:Jaipur Development Authority gets Rs 240 crore 26.4.2017 TOI: Jaipur
Cash-strapped Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) got a breather as National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) released the first instalment of Rs 240 crore for revival of Dravyavati river.
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Students connect with Nature 26.4.2017 Hindu: News
Siruthuli’s ‘Nurture Nature’ camp evokes good response
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Quenching the thirst of wildlife 24.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The air is already hot, the sun is scorching, the temperature is touching over 40° C and the watering holes are running dry. The script is running as predicted by the Indian Meteorological Department, which said that India is expected to experience a hotter-than-normal summer this year. Water shortage in summer months is a perpetual problem in the desert state of Rajasthan. More so for its wildlife in its numerous famous sanctuaries. Most of the watering holes dry up in the extreme heat from May onwards. But this year, the intensity of heat has brought on the summer earlier. In 2012, a panther died of thirst in the Devdungari forest in Bhilwara district, one of the first such recorded occurrences. There could be more, but unreported. Environmentalists accuse the government of not making adequate arrangements for water, forcing wild animals to stray into human habitats to quench their thirst and hunger. The state wildlife department, however, claims otherwise. G V Reddy, state chief wildlife warden, ...
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Iruthulli shrinks as land grab goes unchecked 24.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Unscientific construction of check-dams, dumping of garbage pose threat to rivers
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Water project in MP brings succour to parched village 23.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
Four years ago, people of Patna village in Chhatarpur district used to walk a dozen kilometres to fetch water. But that is now a thing of the past thanks to the construction of a check dam in Jhuria nullah.
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Karnataka mango exports to touch 10,000 tonnes 23.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Why crop burning may continue this year too 22.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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An informed way of life 22.4.2017 Latest News
A Gujarat-based organisation is helping restore land and water resources
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Managing water 21.4.2017 Hindu: Letters
As a concept, privatisation of water looks at water distribution as a revenue generator. But the objective of a water distribution system should be to ensure the availability of this basic necessity t...
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Lessons in water management 21.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Until four years ago, Women’s Christian College (WCC) was almost entirely dependent on supply from Metrowater. Obviously, this dependence cost the college dearly. The management felt the need to ensur...
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‘We have to revisit rainwater harvesting’ 21.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Retired IAS officer Santha Sheela Nair believes rainwater harvesting still holds the key to being water-sufficient
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In the city, water behaviour is a must 21.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Some companies, industries and apartment complexes show excellent water wisdom while some others are unconcerned about the damage they cause to the water ecosystem. By S. Vishwanath
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One Crore MGNREGA assets geotagged 21.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Mahatma Gandhi NREGS has reached a new milestone today by geotagging one Crore assets and putting them in public domain.
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Naidu to dedicate farm ponds to nation on his birthday 20.4.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Focus will be on water conservation this year, he says
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IMD forecast: Clouds of prosperity 20.4.2017 Hindu: Editorial
The monsoon forecast should galvanise the country to make the most of a good season
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4% agri-GDP growth likely in FY18, no major El Nino impact: SBI Ecoflash 19.4.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Good monsoon will fuel rural demand, ease food inflation; only a third of El Niño years are drought
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Non-adherence to farm calendar hits ryots 19.4.2017 Hindu: National
Farmers postpone sowing of monsoon crop due to delayed monsoon and the big tides
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4% agri-GDP likely in FY18, no major El Niño impact: SBI Ecoflash 19.4.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Good monsoon will fuel rural demand, ease food inflation; only a third of El Niño years are drought
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Gale destroys banana crop in Theni villages 19.4.2017 Hindu: National
More than 85% of the trees in many fields are uprooted
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Save water to save life 19.4.2017 Hindu: Madurai
Keswick Public School’s presentation on water resources management in Madurai was rated the best at a symposium in China last month
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