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Category: Water
Last updated: Jun 25 2019 12:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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As Chennai, Bengaluru grapple with water shortage, time to consider a compact with Cauvery 25.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Cities can no longer rely on romanticized local water resources, but must place themselves in a river basin and take responsibility for the ecological health of the river as a whole. Take the case of the Cauvery in the context of the water starved southern metros.
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Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, "smart" homes 24.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India's tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of "location, location, location" that was their main consideration - it was "peace of ...
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Manipuri student to cycle 3,461 km 24.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Manipuri student to cycle 3,461 km
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Elevated corridors: Environment Clearance was issued in just two weeks 22.6.2019 Citizen Matters
The EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) report of elevated corridors spans 345 pages, but it took authorities just two weeks to approve it and issue Environment Clearance to the project. This is despite the EIA avoiding a detailed study of many environmental impacts
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21 Indian Cities Will Run Out Of Groundwater By 2020: Report 20.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The recent report of NITI Ayog on groundwater level says 21 Indian cities including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad - will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting around 100 million people.
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Citizen Matters and ADDA bring Water Workshop to Chennai 19.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Water Workshop this Saturday will help empower citizens through informative sessions on grey water recycling, rainwater harvesting and water conservation methods, all of which can help build resilience in the face of acute water shortage.
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Meeting on alternative means of livelihood 19.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meeting on alternative means of livelihood
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Towards water security: How to set up a greywater treatment system 19.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Greywater - that is, wastewater from bathrooms, washing machines etc - can be treated and reused for non-potable purposes. A greywater treatment system can meet about 40 percent of your household's water requirement. Here's how to set up the system
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One Dead After Water Tank Collapses In Bengaluru, Several Injured 17.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A man was killed in central Bengaluru on Monday allegedly after an under construction water tank collapsed. Several others working at the site in the city's Jogupalya area were rescued from the debris...
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Bengaluru: Three workers dead as under-construction water tank collapses 17.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Over 20 workers were injured and 10 people are suspected to still be trapped.
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AI, machine learning helps shrimp, vegetable farmers reap good harvest 15.6.2019 Sify Finance
Shrimp farmers and vegetable farmers thank technologies such as Artificial intelligence in helping them reap a good harvest.
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Bellandur and Varthur lake revival speeds up, public meeting on June 21st 13.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
After decades of neglect, Bellandur and Varthur lakes are now on the fast track to being revived, after the intervention of a NGT-appointed committee. The committee will also hold its first public meeting this month
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In India, insects are slowly disappearing – and that is a cause for worry 12.6.2019 Scroll.in
Urbanisation and pollution have wreaked havoc on insect populations.
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Reliance, BP to develop third gas project in India 11.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
Reliance Industries Ltd and BP Plc said on Tuesday they would jointly develop their third project, a deep water gas field off the east coast of India.
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Across India, Dalits are still fighting to claim lands promised to them 9.6.2019 Scroll.in
In several states, land titles given to Dalits as part of redistribution programmes are useless because the original higher caste owners never ceded control.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Property tax hike planned | 65,000 buildings yet to have RWH | Peenya units flout pollution norms 9.6.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP plans to hike property tax, most industrial units in Peenya found contaminating groundwater and soil, BWSSB takes stock of rainwater harvesting systems - read more on what made news in Bengaluru over the past week
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How Bengaluru’s action plan proposes to beat air pollution 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Recently, a 44-point mega action plan was drafted to tackle air pollution in Bengaluru. The plan assigns tasks to multiple government agencies, to be completed in a time frame. Read more for details of the plan
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Demolished bridge, upcoming sewer line, leaves ST Bed Layout stranded 4.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Over two months back, BBMP demolished the Maharaja Junction bridge that connected ST Bed Layout residents to the main road. The new bridge was to be built in 45 days, but work has been in limbo after the BWSSB came up with new plans to build a sewerage line beneath the stormwater drain under the bridge!
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Hindi Imposition Nothing But An Assault On States: Siddaramaiah 3.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Congress leader and ex-chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah Monday strongly opposed the three-language formula in the draft National Education Policy which has now been dropped, saying the...
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Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister 2.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for...
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