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Category: Dam Siltation
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In poll-bound Telangana, clean water is still a pipe dream in many villages despite grand projects 26.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Rs 437.91-billion Mission Bhagiratha aims to provide safe drinking water to all but is dogged by gaps in implementation, murmurs of corruption.
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Water level in India’s major reservoirs on lower side: CWC 11.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Water level in India’s major reservoirs on lower side: CWC
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Rs 200-cr Majuli protection work behind scheduleAjit Patowary 13.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Rs 200-cr Majuli protection work behind scheduleAjit Patowary
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Yellow River Project may help in Brahmaputra dredging 20.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Yellow River Project may help in Brahmaputra dredging
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Bengaluru is treating groundwater like ‘overdrawn credit card’ 25.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Aquifers in Bengaluru are over-exploited. Experts feel it is just a matter of time for parts of Bengaluru to be forced into a Capetown-like situation. World Resource Institute calls for a paradigm shift, from linear, centralised model to circular decentralised model of water supply. »
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National Waterway 1 will fail unless siltation issue is addressed, says Nitish Kumar 24.6.2018 Hindu: News
The flow and cleanliness of the river have been affected as the water had turned black at one place in Begusarai district, says the Bihar CM.
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Factors for flash flood dissected 18.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Factors for flash flood dissected
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Lull in rain in Coimbatore 16.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Following continuous rain for the past few days, there seemed to be a lull on Thursday, if the rainfall received in the district is anything to go by.
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To be an environmental world power 4.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Cross-border environmentalism is crucial for South Asia, but India is not inclined to take the lead
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Gujarat Govt to conduct 'Yagna' for good monsoons 25.5.2018 General News
As water levels in reservoirs across Gujarat are dipping rapidly, the state government has decided not to take any chances with vagaries of monsoon. It is going to organise "Parjanya Yagna", which, it believes, will ensure good rains. These rituals will be performed at 41 places in 33 districts and eight major cities on May 31. The Yagna will mark the culmination of the government's water conservation drive 'Sujalam Sufalam Jal Abhiyan', said Water Supply Minister Parbat Patel. "The government has decided to perform Parjanya Yagna so that we get good rains this time. Ministers will also take part in this endeavour, aimed at filling up the water bodies de-silted during the Jal Abhiyan," said Patel. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said a Yagna is an invite to the rain god. "As we have deepened several water bodies during this drive, we will now invite the rain god through this Yagna to fill them up," Rupani told reporters at Dwarka. The Jal Abhiyan was launched on May 1, during .
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Desilting along Bhavani Sagar dam disturbs animals 14.5.2018 Hindu: National
Elephant charges at couple headingfor farm work near Pethikuttai
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At least 41 killed as dam bursts in Kenya, officials say 10.5.2018 General News
A dam burst its banks in Kenya's Rift Valley, killing at least 41 people and forcing hundreds from their homes, officials said today. At least 20 of the dead were children, police said. Water burst through the banks of the Patel Dam in Solai, Nakuru County, on Wednesday night, sweeping away hundreds of homes, including those on the expansive Nyakinyua estate that borders the reservoir. "Many people are missing. It is a disaster," said Rongai town police chief Joseph Kioko. Nearly 170 people have now died since March from floods caused by seasonal rains, according to Kenyan authorities. The floods hit as the East African nation was recovering from a severe drought that affected half of the country. Almost an entire village was swept away by silt and water from the burst dam, said Gideon Kibunja, the county police chief in charge of criminal investigations. Officials said homes over a radius of nearly 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) were submerged. Close to 40 people were rescued from the mud .
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Frustrated people will bring in a changein government: Yogi 10.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, while accusing the Siddaramaiah government of being anti-farmer, has said that people were frustrated an
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Encroachments on lake banks to be removed 7.5.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Large numbers of people offer Shram Dan for deepening of Upper Lake Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal... more »
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Modi raises regional sentiment to impress upon voters in Raichur 7.5.2018 Hindu: National
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at an election rally here on Sunday, raised several local issues such as the water crisis in Tungabhadra command area an
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Gujarat teachers told to offer 'Shramdaan' to deepen water bodies 5.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
As if engaging Gujarat government teachers in census data gathering, election duties and promoting health awareness campaigns was not enough, now they have been asked them to help deepen water bodies in the state by offering "Shramdaan" (voluntary manual service).
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Prime Minister says State government responsible for Ballari’s backwardness 4.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Siddaramaiah mocks him; says BJP has fielded brother of mining scam accused
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‘Umiam reservoir faces no threat from siltation in 100 years’ 21.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Umiam reservoir faces no threat from siltation in 100 years’
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100 lakes to be cleaned 14.4.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The local community should play a key role in checking encroachments in the water bodies to ensure its original storage, said Rohini R. Bhajibhakare,
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MLAs list civic issues at GVMC meeting 13.4.2018 Hindu: News
Water supply to hill-slope areas sought
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