User: sunder Topic: Fluorosis
Category: Fluorosis
Last updated: Jul 06 2018 20:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater by 2020 6.7.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
At the bottom of the water index for 2016-17 are Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh (UP), and Haryana, which are major producers of paddy, wheat, along with a host of horticulture crops.
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Fluoride-hit Rajupalem thirsts for a few pots of safe drinking water 22.6.2018 Hindu: National
One or two persons from every family suffer from fluorosis and are bedridden
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HC notice on supply of water to Kolar, Chikkaballapura 18.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
The water comes from Sewerage Treatment Plants in Bengaluru
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State’s first lemon market opened at Nakrekal 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Cold storages for lime, sweet lime likely, says Minister
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Delhi water is full of arsenic, fluoride: Report 13.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 13 (NewsVoir): Water quality in Delhi is on alarming situation, as per a recent Lok Sabha secretariat reports east and northeast districts of Delhi are undergoing arsenic
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Why no geology in Plus Two? 19.5.2018 Hindu: College & University
Field visits and data-collation skills will help students think independently
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A cost-effective way of arsenic sensing and removal 16.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A Kolkata-based company in partnership with the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research has come up with a cost-effective and user-friendly arsenic detection and removal sensor that is capable of sensing soluble arsenic (3).
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Prez launches integrated centre for crisis management at BARC 15.5.2018 General News
President Ram Nath Kovind today inaugurated an integrated centre for crisis management (ICCM) at the iconic Bhabha Atomic Research Centre here that will help the nation respond more effectively to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear emergencies. The new facility will monitor radiological data from a network of 504 radiation sensors across the country. Addressing the gathering of atomic scientists at the premier nuclear research facility, Kovind, who also remotely inaugurated three other nuclear facilities of the department of atomic energy, said, "Scientists and the technological community are the real nation- builders, and I salute you." Among the other facilities that were inaugurated today include a metal fuel pin fabrication facility jointly developed by BARC and the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research at Kalpakkam, near Chennai, that can increase plutonium production in fast breeder reactors. The third facility in Hyderabad will help develop high-power electron ..
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Toxic water fears in Pakistan region infamous for deformities 11.5.2018 General News
Basharat Ali was 15 when his legs began to falter, a condition doctors have blamed on polluted water in a Pakistani region infamous for the deformities that afflict many of its people. Too weak to carry his own schoolbag, he was taken to hospital, where doctors said water laden with toxic levels of arsenic, fluoride, minerals and various metals was to blame. "It was a big blow to me as I had to quit my studies to get treatment," Ali told AFP on the rooftop of his house some 45 kilometres (28 miles) from Lahore, the capital of Pakistan's largest province Punjab. From there Ali's view takes in some of the plastic, chemical, pharmaceutical and wire manufacturing factories nearby. They are widely blamed for contaminating the water local residents have to drink. According to the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 90 per cent of factories in and around the city dump their waste untreated in open pits or discharge untreated water in streams. Local media first reported on the problems ..
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Govt yet to rehabilitate fluorosis-hit people 10.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Govt yet to rehabilitate fluorosis-hit people
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Not dry, but not in full flow either 8.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Parched throats can bring down governments; hence leaders rush to claim credit for ‘water ATMs’ set up in villages
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‘Take kids to dentist twice a year’ 5.5.2018 Hindu: Home
82% children go for check-up only when there is a problem, reveals survey
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Appointment of BJP Minister’s wife to TTD board faulted 30.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Is it not betrayal of people, asks Jagan
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Mismatch of assignments in State PHE dept 24.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
Mismatch of assignments in State PHE dept
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Parched A.P. village saved by 300-year-old stepwell 19.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Women of fluoride-hit area trek a long distance for a single pot of drinking water
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Jaipur Municipal Corporation all set to restart Piyaus for parched city 18.4.2018 DNA: India
Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC)is all set to restart the age-old tradition of setting up Piyau (Water Hut) in Pink City, however in a different manner. The municipal corporation will be introducing the concept of modern Piyau. Under this plan, drinking water kiosks will be installed at 200 locations across the city by JMC. People will get RO water on these kiosks, without paying for it. The municipal corporation has issued orders for kiosks. Installation of these kiosks will begin next week. For these water kiosks, the municipal corporation has signed a contract with an NGO Ekajal Sanstha. JMC will set up these water kiosks on public-private partnership (PPP)basis. The Ekajal Sanstha will not take any amount from the municipal corporation for the installation of kiosks and water.Instead, the Municipal Corporation will provide space to the organisation for kiosks by marking the location. Additionally, the institution will be able to advertise on 50 square feet area around the kiosks. Company can cover ...
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Vidyasagar Rao’s family thanks government 16.4.2018 Hindu: Health
The family members of the well-known irrigation engineer R. Vidayasagar Rao, who passed away in April last, have thanked the State government for nami
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Dindi project named after R. Vidyasagar Rao 14.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
‘He highlighted injustices done to State in irrigation sector’
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Telangana to name irrigation project after expert R Vidyasagar Rao 14.4.2018 General News
Telangana Government on Saturday decided to name Dindi Lift Irrigation Scheme after Irrigation Expert Late R Vidyasagar Rao.The scheme is meant for supplying water for drinking and irrigation in the fluoride, famine affected areas.Taking the decision of naming it after the Irrigation expert, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao signed the file.The move comes as the first death anniversary of Late Vidyasagar Rao is soon approaching.Officials of the Irrigation Department were also directed by the state government that the project be now addressed as R Vidyasagar Rao Dindi Lift Irrigation Scheme."He had communicated to the people in simple language the discrimination and injustices done to Telangana region in irrigation sector and created awareness among the people on several complicated issues," KCR said."His life's ambition was to provide safe drinking water to the fluoride affected Nalgonda district and provide water to the arid lands in the Telangana region," the Chief Minister added.
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Dindi project in Telangana named after Vidyasagar Rao 14.4.2018 General News
The Telangana government today decided to name Dindi Lift Irrigation scheme in Nalgonda district after late irrigation expert R Vidyasagar Rao. The state government has instructed the Irrigation department to call the project henceforth as R Vidyasagar Rao Dindi Lift Irrigation Scheme, a release from the Chief Minister's office said. "Vidyasagar Rao had highlighted the injustices done to Telangana in the irrigation sector. His life's ambition was to provide safe drinking water to the fluoride-affected Nalgonda district and provide water to the arid lands in the Telangana region," it said. "We are making rapid strides in the irrigation sector in tune with the dreams of Vidyasagar Rao," the release added. It is befitting that the Dindi Lift Irrigation Scheme in his native Nalgonda district is named after him, the release quoted ChiefMinister K Chandrasekhar Rao as saying.
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