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Water supply to be hit due to high pollution 24.2.2018 Hindu: Rx

Supply of treated water will remain affected for a few days due to continuation of high levels of pollution in raw water from Haryana, the Delhi Jal Board said on Friday.

While high ammonia

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Sea water desalination plants not viable, says Ramachandra 24.2.2018 Hindu: Home
Sscientist says such plants will bring down the marine diversity
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Govt. neglecting rampant kidney ailments in A. Konduru, says CPI(M) 24.2.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Party seeks medical facilities, aid for 19 affected SC, ST hamlets in Krishna district
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Identify sources of pollution, Haryana, Delhi told 24.2.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
NGT tells Central Pollution Control Board to monitor entire process
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Corporators not taken into confidence over II phase ADB project: BJP 23.2.2018 deccanherald.com
BJP corporators have alleged that the second phase of ADB-funded project of drinking water supply and UGD works are being taken up without taking the corporators into confidence and furnishing complete details on the projects. Addressing reporters here on Friday, corporator Sudheer Shetty said that amid objections raised by the Opposition members of the Council of the Mangaluru City Corporation, the approval has been given for ADB-funded UGD works worth Rs 195 crore, drinking water projects worth Rs 218 crore, Rs 33.25 crore under AMRUT scheme and Rs 40 crore under Smart City project. He alleged that a detailed project report for the second phase of the work has been prepared to divert attention of citizens from the "irregularities" in the first phase of the ADB-funded project works. In the first phase, drinking water projects worth Rs 106.319 crore was taken up keeping in mind the population of Mangaluru in 2026 to supply water round the clock. Though the project was completed in 2013, it has failed to ...
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Ghost Protocol: Raj MLAs discuss presence of spirits in House 23.2.2018 General News
Lawmakers in the Rajasthan Assembly today engaged themselves in a peculiar discussion: presence of "ghosts" in the complex. A few lawmakers requested the Speaker to complete the proceedings before 12 noon, while others called for a "purification ritual" fearing the building was haunted. The notion has gained currency in the past few weeks. Spread on a sprawling 16.96-acre campus in Jyoti Nagar, the Assembly building is a modern legislature structure. The Lal Kothi cremation ground is located adjacent to the complex. BJP legislator Habibur Rahman yesterday said that ghosts may be around in the Assembly and haunting the place. His concern reflected the anxiety among other members who feel the same following the death of two MLAs within six months. Today, they discussed the matter in the House. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore urged Speaker Kailash Meghwal to complete the proceedings before 12 noon. He said there are talks of "ghosts" in the Assembly building and a few ...
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Wabagai Oriented Farmers' club opened 23.2.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Wabagai Oriented Farmers' club opened
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A university helps conserve mountain economies facing climate brunt 23.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A research-based university near here in Himachal Pradesh is working for mountain people and its fragile biodiversity -- that is facing the brunt of climate change -- by researching and piloting programmes on high-value products, innovative livelihood options and rural income-generation strategies.
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Saudis promised double the fun in drive to lure back tourist dollars 23.2.2018 General News
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia will stage more than 5,000 shows, festivals and concerts in 2018, double the number of last year, as it tries to shake off its conservative image in a drive to keep tourist dollars at home and lure in visitors.
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Drinking water found contaminated at Nair Hospital 23.2.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Analysis reveals coliform, E. coli in all samples; chlorination, leakage repairs are on, say authorities
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Conserving the Adyar’s biodiversity 23.2.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition

The Adyar Nature and Environment Centre, which aims to preserve the unique biodiversity on the Theosophical Society campus and its environs, started functioning on Adyar Day (February 17). The Cen

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SC should step in: Letter to BS on Govt nod to NRDWP restructuring 22.2.2018 Latest News
We have better sharing arrangements with Pakistan and Bangladesh than within the country
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PM to visit Daman, Surat on Feb 24-25 22.2.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Surat in Gujarat and Daman in Union territory of Daman and Diu this weekend to inaugurate various projects and flag off a night marathon. Modil will inaugurate projects worth Rs 1,000 crore in Daman city on February 24 and flag off the marathon in Surat the next day. "On February 24, Modi will lay the foundation stones for projects including a water treatment plant, a gas pipeline, an electric sub-station, a municipal market, a foot bridge among others," S S Yadav, Adviser to Administrator of Daman, Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli, said today. The PM will also launch a helicopter service between Daman and Diu, and an Air Odisha flight service connecting Ahmedabad with Diu, he said. Modi will inaugurate anganwadis and schools constructed under the corporate social responsibility (CSR), Yadav said. During his visit to Daman, the prime minister is scheduled to distribute e-rickshaws to women and scooters to differently-abled ...
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Havells India unveils range of water purifiers 22.2.2018 General News
The range consists of six product variants, priced between Rs. 10,499 and Rs. 23,999.
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Brits 2018: Why everyone loves Ed Sheeran's Shape of You 22.2.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Shape Of You was made for this with its textural and dynamic changes, its distinctive elements combined and held within the bounds of a simple chord progression
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‘Groundwater extraction in Cauvery a cause for concern’ 22.2.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu

A combination of factors has led to “huge groundwater extraction” over and above the replenishable capacity of the aquifer in the Cauvery delta, experts say.

Arguing against the Supreme Court

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State govt. criticised for poor handling of cholera, gastroenteritis outbreak 22.2.2018 Hindu: Rx

K.S. Eshwarappa, Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council, has lambasted the State government for the manner in which it handled the outbreak of cholera and acute gastroenteritis, caused

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Designer dinners 21.2.2018 Hindu: Life & Style
Food is festivity in San Sebastian. With its pintxo bars, secret gastronomic societies and many Michelin stars, this little Spanish town is becoming the gourmet capital of the world
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San Sebastian is becoming the gourmet capital of the world 21.2.2018 Hindu: Religion
Food is festivity in San Sebastian. With its pintxo bars, secret gastronomic societies and many Michelin stars, this little Spanish town is becoming the gourmet capital of the world
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How Cape Town Is Trying to Keep Tourism Flowing While Saving Water 21.2.2018 The Wire

Without rain, Cape Town could run out of water by July 9, city authorities predict.

The post How Cape Town Is Trying to Keep Tourism Flowing While Saving Water appeared first on The Wire.

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