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Dindi Lift Irrigation oustees demand fair compensation 22.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Question govt. over difference in compensation compared to Kaleshwaram-affected farmers
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NGT reserves order on Yettinahole project 21.9.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The National Green Tribunal on Thursday reserved its order on a plea by environmentalist K N Somasekhar, challenging the legality of the Karnataka government's Yetttinahole project on utilising 24 tmcft of water from Netravati river to meet the drinking water needs of the parched districts in central Karnataka. The bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim wrapped up the hearing after conclusion of arguments by the state government counsel as well as that of the petitioner. Senior advocate Ashok Devaraj, representing the state government, submitted that the drinking water project, meant for drought-hit Kolar, Chikkaballapur and Tumakuru districts, was not required to be cleared by the Ministry of Environment and Forests. He said people in the three districts suffered due to excessive content of fluoride in groundwater, affecting the health of the citizens. The project would also utilise the water for filling up 527 tanks during the rainy season to help farmers of the region for irrigation, he said. Appearing ...
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Parched Prakasam desperate for Krishna water to tide over crisis 18.9.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Faces peculiar situation of excess rainfall but dried up tanks
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PULPDENT Corporation and KIND provide preventative oral healthcare to kids in need 16.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2017 : PULPDENT Corporation, a Boston-area dental research and manufacturing company, is teaming up with Kids in Need of Dentistry (KIND) to offer free preventative dental care to underserved children in Colorado.
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ORALGEN NuPearl.32x Named NEXTY Award Finalist at Natural Expo East 14.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 14, 2017 : ORALGEN is thrilled to announce that its NuPearl.32X Advanced Teeth Whitening System has been named a finalist for a NEXTY Award in the Beauty & Bath category.
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Rs 2,250-cr drinking water scheme for fluoride-hit taluks soon 7.9.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The state government will soon launch a Rs 2,250-crore project which will cater to the drinking water needs of Pavagad, Challakere, Molakalmuru, Kudligi, and some villages of Hosapete and Chitradurga taluks, said Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday. Siddaramaiah, who chaired a meeting comprising officials from the Tumakuru district administration and other agencies at his official residence 'Krishna', later told reporters that he had already announced the drinking water scheme in the budget early this year. He said that the government is fast tracking the project given the increasing fluoride contamination in the water table. The department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj had prepared the detailed project report, and once the Cabinet gave its approval for the same, tenders will be floated, he said. The project will meet the drinking water needs of a population of around 10 lakh people in the aforementioned taluks, half of whom belonged to the SC/ST communities. In light of this, Rs 704 crore ...
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Demanding water, agitators in Pavagada threaten to commit suicide 4.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Five agitators, including two farmers, threatened to commit suicide by jumping from the terrace of the three-floor taluk office building in Pavagada of Tumakuru district on Monday if their demand for...
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IISc: Copper-coated membrane makes drinking water safe 19.8.2017 Hindu: S & T
The membranes show enhanced antibacterial and antifouling performances
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The health spin-off of PAP extension 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Groundwater the prime reason for dental fluorosis in 33 Palakkad villages
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PAP extension to mitigate fluoride threat 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Dependence on groundwater leading to dental fluorosis in 33 Palakkad border villages
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Plea in NGT on rise of encephalitis in Gorakhpur 17.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Close on the heels of the death of several children in a Gorakhpur hospital, a plea was mentioned before a Bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, with allegations of contaminated gro...
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Piped water supply to arsenic, fluoride-hit villages by next year 13.8.2017 TOI: Patna
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Lokesh urges Centre to release NREGS funds 11.8.2017 Hindu: National
Seeks its assistance in setting up RO plants in fluorosis-hit villages
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Staring at crisis, Telangana seeks water from Karnataka 9.8.2017 TOI: Cities
Harish Rao said in his letter that the water level at Puttamgandi under Nagarjunsagar project was now at just about 500 ft against the normal minimum draw down level of 510 feet.
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Telangana urges Karnataka to release 15 TMC water 9.8.2017 Hindu: News
Hyderabad city, Nalgonda district facing shortage due to lack of inflows into NSP this year
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Shell restarts part of Europe's largest oil refinery 8.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
SHELL-REFINERY/OUTAGES (UPDATE 2):UPDATE 2-Shell restarts part of Europe's largest oil refinery
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Kidney disease shatters Lambadas’ lives in Krishna 5.8.2017 Hindu: News
Spurt in incidence in hamlets sets alarm bells ringing
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Busting Myths on Oral Health Care- Is your Smile Healthy? 4.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi , August 4 : Researchers are developing new means to prevent tooth decay. One study found that a chewing gum that contains the sweetener xylitol temporarily retarded the growth of bacteria that cause tooth decay.
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Introducing Varnish Penby Young: The NEW Way to Apply Fluoride Varnish 1.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
EARTH CITY, Mo., Aug. 1, 2017 : Young Dental is pleased to introduce a revolutionary new fluoride varnish product. Varnish Pen by Young is an innovative all-in-one varnish delivery system that offers a quick, simple and mess-free approach to varnish applications.
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Shell says restart of Europe's largest refinery is at least two weeks away 1.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
SHELL-REFINERY/ (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1-Shell says restart of Europe's largest refinery is at least two weeks away
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