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Trouble flowing in Punjab rivers 26.3.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
All political parties in Punjab have said that they will not let a drop of the state's river waters go to Haryana under the Satluj-Yamuna Link Canal project.
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BBMP budget spares city of fresh taxes 25.3.2017 deccanherald.com
With Assembly elections slated for 2018, the BBMP toed the state government's line by focusing on welfare schemes, but did not announce new taxes in its 2017-18 budget presented on Saturday. The budget, with an outlay of Rs 9,241 crore, also lays special emphasis on horticulture, health, afforestation and education. Taxation and Finance Committee Chairperson M K Gunashekar, who tabled the budget, proposed to set up a Pouravahini Team that will oversee the implementation of the decisions taken by the council and submit a action-taken report every quarter before the council. For the first time the BBMP admitted that there are 19 lakh properties in the city and proposes to allot a unique digital identification number to all properties in the next fiscal. The Palike expects to collect Rs 3,726.25 crore as property tax in the next fiscal, though there was a major pitfall in its revenue target and achievement in the present fiscal. To achieve this goal, the Palike plans to rely upon the ongoing Total Station ...
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BBMP budget: Push to save trees and parks 25.3.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
The civic body has given impetus to the preservation of parks and trees. Horticulture, lakes and forests have together got an 812% increase in allocation over the previous year’s budget.While the 2016...
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Now, KSIIDC wants to be nodal agency to develop Bellandur lake 25.3.2017 Hindu: News
Eighteen-member expert panel finds “too many parastatal agencies and lack of coordination’
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Heavy recycling of schemes for education sector 25.3.2017 TOI: Goa
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‘Restore Adyar, Cooum rivers to past glory’ 25.3.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Calls for setting up of high-power panel, dedicated dept.
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BMC looks to trim budget allocation, use funds better 25.3.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Untreated industry effluents flow into waters of Godavari 24.3.2017 TOI: Cities
Untreated industrial effluents from the Tigrania estate have been spotted flowing into the Godavari below Swaminarayan bridge here.
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Sewage treatment plant: Locals on warpath 24.3.2017 TOI: Cities
The residents of Ramanthali near the Indian Naval Academy (INA) in Ezhimala are on the warpath again, in separate groups, over the contamination of the water in the locality, allegedly due to the sewage waste from the sewage treatment plant (STP) in the academy.
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‘Bengaluru reuses a meagre 1% of its waste water’ 23.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Claim was made during a discussion on ‘Waste water-a curse or an untapped resource?’
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Document shows reality of Tambaram lakes 23.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
Lakes in Tambaram are under severe threat due to dumping of sewage and biomedical waste by IT firms located inside the Madras Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) and government hospitals in the Tambaram Sanatorium area.
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Ulsoor Lake STP to be ready in six months 23.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Sewage will be treated before being let into the lake area
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Watery woes! 22.3.2017 Hindu: Home
March 22 is World Water Day. While there’s so much talk on water being limited, let’s also see what we can do to optimally utilise this.
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Vertical gardens on piers of Electronics City flyover 22.3.2017 deccanherald.com
After getting positive response to its vertical garden on a pier of the Electronics City flyover, Bengaluru-based nonprofit SayTrees now plans to replicate the same on more than 250 piers of the elevated tollway. "The Electronics City flyover plan is in the final stages. We are waiting for sponsors. Our big dream is to cover the piers of all the flyovers in the city. If Metro (BMRCL) authorities agree, we will work with them, too," said Durgesh Agrahari, head of partnerships and projects, Say Trees. He said the vertical garden might look simple but involved many technical details like the safety of piers, pots and saplings. "The vertical garden on one pier has more than 3,500 saplings of 10 varieties. We have carefully chosen these plants to ensure they thrive in organic farming," he said. On the vertical garden on a Metro pier, Agrahari said they did not use Hydroponics but opted for organic method following advice by Vani Murthy, who is known for spreading awareness on turning garbage into compost. "We ...
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On World Water Day, Railways unveils water conservation policy 22.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The Railways unveiled its water conservation policy, a first in the transportation sector, to reduce wastage of the precious natural resource on the World Water Day today.
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Rs 10-crore facelift for Kumarakom 22.3.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Minister of Railways Releases New Water Management Policy 22.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu released New Water Management Policy in Indian Railways and handed over GreenCo Certificates to Diesel Locomotive Works (Varanasi), Perambur Carriage Workshop (Chennai), Lalaguda Carriage Workshop (Hyderabad).
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Metro will extend rainwater harvesting project to Phase 2 21.3.2017 deccanherald.com
The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) that started its rainwater harvesting (RWH) project on Namma Metro Phase 1 will extend its project to Phase 2 also. Chief public relations officer of BMRCL U A Vasanth Rao said that at present, the RWH system is in place along the 33.48 km of elevated Metro stretch where two RWH pits are built between two pillars, for every 28 metres. BMRCL said that each pillar has inbuilt downpipes to collect rainwater from the viaduct and into the underground tanks on the median. "When these tanks get filled, the overflowing rainwater gets diverted towards the 5-metre deep harvesting pits located between the two pillars," Rao said. He said that under the second phase, around 72 km of elevated stretch will come up. "We have plans to instal RWH system along a 58 km stretch," Rao said. As a part of social responsibility, BMRCL has taken up the development of Kengeri lake and Veerasandra lake near Electronics City. The officials plan to set up a sewage treatment plant (STP) ...
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MRPL unable to get enough domestic treated sewage 21.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
The company can meet half of its water requirement through treated sewage
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Residents intensify protestagainst INA’s sewage plant 20.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Issue of alleged contamination of local water resources
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