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Corp moots relaxation in bldg norms on green strips 28.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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After rain in AP, Palar comes alive 28.5.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
The check dam at Pullur in Andhra Pradesh is overflowing
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Sri Lanka floods: More than 150 dead, nearly half million people displaced 28.5.2017 Zee News : South Asia
The death toll from devastating floods in Sri Lanka on Sunday rose to 151 as rescuers pulled out more bodies from mudslides.
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Scam in Akhilesh's gomti river project, alleges UP minister 28.5.2017 TOI: Cities
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More stand against oil exploration 28.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
More stand against oil exploration
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Sri Lanka steps up relief as monsoon toll exceeds 150 28.5.2017 Zee News : South Asia
The official death toll had climbed to 151 with 111 people still listed as missing, Senaratne said. Another 95 were in hospital.
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Tamil Nadu CM inaugurates desilting work at Mettur dam 28.5.2017 Zee News : States
Palaniswami launched the work by removing silt, the first ever such exercise in the 83-year old history of the reservoir across the Cauvery river, using a spade.
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Desilting works carried out for the fist time in Mettur dam in TN 28.5.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
For the first time the desilting works commenced on Sunday at the 83-year old Mettur Dam across Cauvery river, the lifeline of Delta farmers in Tamil Nadu. The government's decision to desilt the reservoir came against the backdrop of severe drought situation with water in the dam was almost dried this summer. With southwest monsoon set to begin in next few days, the desilting works have been welcomed by Delta farmers and people in the region.  The construction of Mettur dam began in 1925 and was completed in 1934.  Till now the reservoir was not desilted even during previous drought condi
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India rushes aid as Sri Lanka's worst ever flood claims 122 lives 28.5.2017 News
Nearly half a million people displaced due to flood, earth slips: Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne
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Infant, endangered ninja turtles 28.5.2017 Hindu: Home
The newborns clamber over each other, sounding like corn popping in a microwave
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India rushes aid to Lanka as floods claim 122 lives 28.5.2017 South Asia News Headlines, Latest South East Asia News and Live Updates - Times of India
The Disaster Management Centre issued an urgent evacuation warning for residents living along the Kelani River and within the Divisional Secretariats of Kollonnawa, Kaduwela, Wellampitiya, Kelaniya, Biyagama, Sedawatte, Dompe, Hanwella, Padukka and Avissawella.
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Engineers’ body to discuss river basin mgmt model 28.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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CPCB identifies over 300 rivers in need of improved water quality 28.5.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, May 27: The water quality of over 300 rivers need to improved as has been pointed out by the Central Pollution Control Board. These rivers which are in need of improvement also include some which are running through the North East region.
This was revealed after a meeting chaired by the CPCB chief SP Parihar with the officials of the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) from the eight NE states held in the state’s capital on Friday.

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BJP accuses Minister Madhwaraj of abetting sand mafia 27.5.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The district BJP unit has termed the district-In-charge minister as most arrogant and lackadaisical who is involved in sand mafia. The party has criticised the minister for taking credit for all the works in the district. District BJP president Mattar Ratnakar Hegde said Minister Pramod Madhwaraj should be held responsible for all the irregularities in the district. He said sand is being illegally transported and there is no control over unethical works. The shortage of water in the city is due to poor planning and inefficient management as envisioned by the CMC. "Silt has filled the reservoir area and this has led to artificial shortage of water. Improper management has delayed the process of sand extraction resulting in an acute shortage of water," he said. Hegde said the district administration, which blindly follows instructions, is also equally responsible for the irregularities. He said that BJP is the ruling party in all the urban and local bodies but Congress is at the helm of affairs. "The ...
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Silent Valley to offer new monsoon treat 27.5.2017 Hindu: National
Two more ecotourism packages, River Hut and Keerippara, to begin next week
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Insult to Ganga is treason: Adityanath 27.5.2017 Hindu: National
Pollution rose under Ganga Action Plan
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Public assets of 55 GPs spatially mapped 27.5.2017 Hindu: National
The ISRO-aided project is to help plan future works
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KSPCB clueless as Phalguni water turns blackish again 27.5.2017 Hindu: National
Experts say faecal coliform may be the cause, but smell resembles a chemical
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Sri Lanka floods: 119 dead, 150 missing even as India sends out Navy for rescue ops 27.5.2017 DNA: Popular News
 India on Saturday rushed relief materials and deployed rescue personnel in Sri Lanka as the country faced its worst floods since 2003 that claimed the lives of nearly 120 people and displaced half a million. The Disaster Management Centre issued an urgent evacuation warning for residents living along the Kelani River and within the Divisional Secretariats of Kollonnawa, Kaduwela, Wellampitiya, Kelaniya, Biyagama, Sedawatte, Dompe, Hanwella, Padukka and Avissawella. Nearly half a million people have been displaced due to the flood and earth slips, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said, adding 119 people have died so far while over 150 are missing. "A total of 493,455 people are now housed in 185 relief camps and health care facilities are being provided to them," Senatatne said. The incessant south western monsoon has caused havoc since Thursday night with people in 14 of the island's 25 districts being affected. The south western region of Ratnapura was worst affected. Over 350,000 people have no ...
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Lanka floods: 119 dead, India sends 3 Navy ships 27.5.2017 TOI: Home
India has rushed relief materials and deployed rescue personnel in Sri Lanka as the country faced its worst floods since 2003 that claimed the lives of nearly 120 people & displaced half a million. The incessant SW monsoon has caused havoc with people in 14 of the island's 25 districts being affected.
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