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Along Cauvery, burned down by drought and debt 25.6.2017 Hindu: News
Six months after Tamil Nadu was declared drought-hit, farmers across the Delta districts are no longer blaming Karnataka
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Monsoon maladies in Delhi 23.6.2017 Hindu: Delhi
If waterlogging and traffic jams in Gurugram and Delhi this week are anything to go by, then be prepared for chaos when the monsoon arrives
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Expert panel extends clearance for Tehri project 23.6.2017 DNA: Top News
The Environment Ministry's Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) on river valley and hydroelectric projects has recommended a three-year extension to the validity of the environmental clearance (EC) for the Vishnugad-Pipalkoti hydel project in Chamoli district. The EAC's recommendation, though, comes even as the National Green Tribunal's (NGT's) principal bench imposed a Rs 50-lakh environmental compensation in April on the project proponent Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC) for illegal muck-dumping in the Alaknanda river. The Vishnugad-Pipalkoti hydel project is a 4x111MW capacity project on the Alaknanda river, near Helong village. According to THDC, Rs 1,187.54 crore has been spent on the project till now. THDC has filed a plea before the NGT to modify its order, and the next hearing is on July 3. In its detailed judgement, the NGT had noted that disposal of muck not only polluted the river and harmed aquatic health, but also violated the EC granted to the project. The EC had stated that muck ...
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Jamuguri under grip of massive erosion 20.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Jamuguri under grip of massive erosion
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Onus on MP govt to resettle PAFs on war footing 18.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Flash floods a product of corporate greed: MCPM 17.6.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Flash floods a product of corporate greed: MCPM
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Complete rehabilitaion of Bhakra Dam oustees, Himachalis tell PM Narendra Modi in MoU 16.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Issue of rehabilitating Bhakra Dam oustees has now reached Prime Minister Narendra Modi. All India Himachal Social Organizations, an organization of Himachalis settled in metropolitian cities, in a memorandum submitted to him has requested to include representatives of Bhakra Dam oustees in the management of Bhakra Beas Management Board so that their long pending demands could be discussed at highest official platform.
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Mandya's irrigated belt recorded high farmer suicide rates in K'taka 14.6.2017 deccanherald.com
The fact that Mandya tops the list in farmer suicides in the state is shocking for the district but what is even more surprising is that 60% of such suicides have been reported from taluks which are irrigated areas like Mandya, Maddur and Malavalli. Of the six farmers who ended their lives this year, four are from Maddur taluk. In all, 57 farmers committed suicide in the last three years in Maddur taluk. Of these, 36 cases were reported from Mandya taluk and 20 from Malavalli taluk. Farmers grow sugarcane, coconut and take up sericulture in Maddur taluk. Sericulture is much preferred due to the region's proximity to the silk market in Ramanagaram. Maddur is the home taluk of S M Krishna who executed lift irrigation projects here during his tenure as chief minister. The taluk is irrigated by Cauvery and Shimsha rivers. Despite all these facilities, more number of farmers in the taluk have committed suicide. 'A dry lifeline' Raitha Sangha vice president Konasale Narasaraju said that agriculture is not ...
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Tourism potential of Ponnaniyar dam to be utilised 12.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
The tourism potential of the Ponnaniyar dam near Manapparai in the district is yet to be fully utilised. Although some endeavour was taken by the Tourism Department to develop the dam area into a tour...
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Ranjit Sagar dam left underutilized 11.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Kottoor elephant camp sees fewer visitors 10.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Recent efforts to pump water from Neyyar dam have marred the surroundings
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Want to spend lone time with books? Here are the three best weekend picks for you 9.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Michael Crichton's 'Dragon Teeth' is based on the rivalry between real-life paleontologists Cope and Marsh
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China's $10 bn SEZ project in Myanmar leaves locals spiteful over development and job opportunities 9.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The pipeline is part of nearly $10 bn SEZ, a scheme at the heart of fast-warming Myanmar-China relations
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Of paleontologists, managers and patriotism (IANS Books This Weekend) 9.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Read a page-turner based on the rivalry between real-life paleontologists, get a reference manual for entrepreneurs, managers and leaders who want to think better -- individually or as teams -- and flick through the struggles of a boy who assimilates a foreign culture and also tries to retain his traditional values.
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China's $10 billion strategic project in Myanmar sparks local ire 9.6.2017 Sify Finance
By Yimou Lee and Wa Lone
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Raje’s visit to Kangra region cancelled 9.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Ken-Betwa project: As it gets closer to reality, big questions still linger 5.6.2017 News
The piecemeal approach to clearances leave many doubts about the project's environmental impact
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MCC to seek Rs 120-cr for compensating Thumbe land losers 31.5.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Council of the Mangaluru City Corporation agreed to submit a proposal seeking Rs 120 crore through Visvesvaraya Neeravari Nigama as compensation for owners of the land that will be submerged if the water in Thumbe vented dam is stored at eight-metre height. Mayor Kavitha Sanil said that about 500 acres of land - including 344.11 acre agricultural land - would be submerged if the dam is filled with water to its full capacity. "If the water is stored to its full capacity, then 17.32 MCM water would be available for use. As the Corporation cannot bear such a huge amount, it has been decided to seek grant from the chief minister," she explained. Breakfast for civic workers As per the recent direction from the Department of Municipal Administration, the local civic body should provide breakfast not only for permanent civic workers or alternative civic workers but also to civic workers working on a contract basis as well. Accordingly, the council of the corporation decided to direct Antony Waste Handling ...
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‘Sujala Sravanti will assureirrigation for upland area’ 31.5.2017 Hindu: News
Ayyanna thanks Naidu for sanctioning funds for the project
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Heavy showers damage bridge, houses 28.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Rain continued to lash Mysuru region on Saturday night, and owing to the heavy downpour, a bridge collapsed and several houses got damaged.

A bridge in Jakkalli village in Kollegal taluk in Chamarajanagar district collapsed following the pre-monsoon showers. The wall of a public library at Sattegala village in the taluk also collapsed and an under construction drainage in Ponacchi near Male Mahadeshwara Hill got severely damaged.

Two houses collapsed at Hedatale village in Nanjangud taluk in Mysuru district on Sunday while ten houses and a check dam in the village were severly damaged on Saturday. MP R Dhruvanarayan and MLA Kalale N Keshavamurthy visited the village and promised compensation for the victims. Mysuru city and parts of the district also received good rain.

Similarly, Hassan and Mandya districts too received good rain.

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