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Last updated: Dec 18 2018 16:46 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How is Cauvery water supply treated for contamination? 18.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Drawing 1450 million liters of water per day from 150 kms and distributing it to households —how does that work out? How do Bengalureans get safe water?
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Taking wing: A small bird sanctuary hopes to revive the avian population of Manipur’s Loktak Lake 17.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The upcoming bird sanctuary at Thinungei village is reportedly Manipur’s first.
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Armed with NGT order, Vedanta to approach govt to restart Tuticorin's Copper smelter unit 17.12.2018 Sify Finance
The Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin which was shut down post intense violence that left as many as 13 dead and over 60 injured in May 2018 could get back to life soon.
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India is ‘planting forests’ to forestall the impending water crisis. It is a fool's errand 17.12.2018 Scroll.in
Instead, for a start, we should allow forests to regrow naturally. Planting trees creates a plantation, not a forest.
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Govt vows to develop Karbi Anglong’s border village Murap 16.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Govt vows to develop Karbi Anglong’s border village Murap
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Srinagar records season's coldest night, Dal Lake partially freezes 16.12.2018 Zee News : States
Srinagar on Sunday recorded the season's coldest night at minus 5.6 degrees Celsius, the weather office said. A thin crust of frozen water covered many places inside the Dal Lake in the city.
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City Buzz: Plan for Mumbai mangroves | Curbs on lavish Delhi weddings | Kolkata Metro cuts carbon footprint..and more! 15.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Delhi to take steps to curtail food wastage at weddings, Hyderabad grapples with record rainfall, Punekars win fight to save bird sanctuary ... all this and more news from cities across the country. Stay informed.
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30 projects approved under PMJVK 15.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
30 projects approved under PMJVK
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Living with a ban on plastic: Tips from P Natarajan, Namma Ooru Foundation 14.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
In view of the upcoming plastic ban in the city, environmentalist P Natarajan explains the role of the government, NGOs and the people in ensuring successful implementation and the steps to be taken.
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Government to levy fee on ground water use 14.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Government to levy fee on ground water use
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Revised Guidelines for Ground Water Extraction Notified, to be Effective From 1st June 2019 13.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In order to comply with various directions of the Hon’ble NGT and to address various shortcomings in the existing guidelines of ground water extraction, the Central Ground Water Authority, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on 12th December 2018 notified revised guidelines for ground water extraction vide notification S.O. No. 6140 (E), which will be effective from 1st June 2019.
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Lack of govt ferries on Brahmaputra hits commuters 13.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Lack of govt ferries on Brahmaputra hits commuters
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Water supply work from Tbl Proj to Imphal stopped 13.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Water supply work from Tbl Proj to Imphal stopped
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Shark populations are fast decreasing world over, and India is leading the charge in overfishing 12.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
According to a 2015 report by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, India is the second largest shark-fishing nation in the world, after Indonesia.
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Laten Sherpa unearths massive scam in Sewerage Treatment Plant at Namchi 12.12.2018 Voice of Sikkim
  Namchi ,11 Dec : The Bharatiya Janta Party BJP Youth Leader Laten Sherpa has once again appeared in social media Facebook Platform to expose the misdeed of Pawan Chamling led Sikkim Democratic Front SDF under whom corruption and scams are fostering immensely.   The expose reveals with documents that Rs 10 Crore 97 Lakh […]
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Community-led projects in Meghalaya are helping the rare mahseer thrive 11.12.2018 Scroll.in
The fish sanctuaries of the state show that conservation works best when it comes from the people.
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Political parties should be kept out of panchayat polls: ex-CEC 10.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Political parties should be kept out of panchayat polls: ex-CEC
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PHED clarifies on leaking pipes story 10.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
PHED clarifies on leaking pipes story
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Orange Festival celebrated for Peace, Health, Beauty and Prosperity 10.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Orange Festival celebrated for Peace, Health, Beauty and Prosperity
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4 years after flash floods, NGH village awaits water supply restoration 9.12.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
TURA, Dec 09: Residents of Lower Rongbu under Kharkutta in North Garo Hills (NGH) have recently met the minister of Public Health Engineering (PHE) after the village was without drinking water for over 4 years. Water supply to the village was disrupted after the devastating September 2014 floods broke the pipeline which is yet to be repaired.

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