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Khandu flags off 2 mobile water testing labs 19.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Khandu flags off 2 mobile water testing labs
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Everyone is a Chief Minister: Dhar 19.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Everyone is a Chief Minister: Dhar
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No consistent rains raises PHED concern over Bisalpur Dam 19.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
All eyes of PHED officials in Jaipur are on the water level in the Bisalpur Dam. The officials are caught in a confusion about the future planning of water supply in the city in case the water level of the dam doesn’t increase. A few days back, the department had already cut down the water supply the city was receiving from 547mld to 520 mld. Officials informed that during the summer days, 547 mld water was being given. One of the alternatives which is being given thought is to provide water on an alternative day basis to various colonies. Few colonies may get water one-one day and another half may get on another day. The department is also considering other options like opening up more tube wells for the supply of water in the city while the tubewells which have become defunct they may also be repaired and opened up soon. However, since in most of the areas of the city the water level is down and under the dark zone, the places where the water level is high will be chosen for digging new tubewells, ...
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Govt directed to to spell out measures to restore Umran river 16.8.2018 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 16: The Government of Meghalaya has been given four weeks to spell out the measures it has taken in regard to ensuring the quality of the Umran River in Ri Bhoi district.
The Meghalaya High Court has given the government this deadline after a PIL which was filed by one Isrin Mawnai.
“We have perused the documents annexed with the affidavit which suggest that various measures have been taken, various proposal have also been moved therefore, the matter is deferred for four weeks to enable the respondents to file the latest status of the action taken,” the Court had said here on Thursday.

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Kalyan residents celebrate Independence Day through hunger strike 16.8.2018 DNA: Money
On Independence day Kalyan residents sat on a hunger strike to seek freedom from 15 issues which plague the city. Some of these issues include freedom from potholes, bad roads, proper water supply, etc. The 72nd Independence day was celebrated in a different manner by some of the Kalyan residents this year. On August 15 they sat on a hunger strike in front of the KDMC (Kalyan Dombivli Municipal corporation) to set Kalyan free from various problems. "For years the city has been facing problems like potholes, bad roads, poor water supply, lack of proper solid waste management, etc.," says activist Shrinivas Ghanekar from Kalyan. "We have raised the issue with the KDMC as well as the commissioner many times but in vain. Hence, we have organised this chain hunger strike to get our demands met," says he. Through this strike the residents want KDMC to do proper waste segregation, improve road conditions, have social audits of its various projects, rehabilitation of those affected by road widening the project, ...
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Taliban attack on military outpost kills 44, says Afghanistan provincial officials 15.8.2018 Zee News : World
The attack came as the situation in the embattled central city of Ghazni eased after the Taliban said they had ordered forces out after five days of fighting that killed and wounded hundreds and left the city a burned-out wreck.
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“Release of compensatory afforestation fund to states will help in meeting Nation’s INDCs”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 14.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Underlining that the CAF Bill was earlier passed by Lok Sabha in the year 2008, but the same could not be passed in Rajya Sabha , Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan said, “Now, after coming to power in 2014, our Government again took up the initiative and introduced CAF Bill in 2015 and after a lot of debate in Parliament, the Bill was passed in 2016 and the CAF Act was published on August 3, 2016”.
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Ahmedabad: Sarkhej police inspector helps school restore power 12.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Nearly 350 kids are igniting their minds in school, but in dark. These kids of Safal English Medium school in Juhapura have finally got some relief from the power cut. Thanks to the Sarkhej police inspector, who, on Saturday, came to their rescue and ensured that a new power link was set and classes resume from Monday. The students of the school, which has been running since the last three years on the first floor of Jambuwala Cooperative Bank on Sarkhej Road, were being forced to sit outside their classrooms. Also, there has been a fight between the trustee of the school, AR Pathan, and the landlord. The latter has also stopped water supply to the school since last 15 days and power since last 10 days. The examination will start on August 16 and the school authorities called the police inspector to intervene. “It is disheartening to see children studying in dark. I called the chairman of the premise but he did not come to the spot. They had locked the room from where the main electric supply comes. So, ...
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Potable water scarcity hits Udalguri villages 11.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Potable water scarcity hits Udalguri villages
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Bisalpur Dam records lowest water level in 6 yrs 11.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Bisalpur dam in Deoli of Tonk district, which has become the lifeline of Rajasthan, has reached its minimum water level in the last ten years. The situation is that there has been a huge reduction in drinking water supply in hundreds of villages and several cities including Tonk, Ajmer, Jaipur. Within the last five months, 6 TMC water has been vapourized. Now, if there is no rain in the coming days, then the dam water will be able to serve the people of cities like Jaipur and Ajmer for only 3 months, till November. The total water level of the dam is 315.50 RL metres and 38.70 TMC water is filled in it. Now, the gauge of the dam is recorded as 309.19 RL metres. Only 8.61 TMC of water is remaining, which is 22.24% of the total water capacity. Assistant Engineer of Dam Project Manish Bansal said that till date, 4 TMC water has been given for irrigation and 10.35 TMC for drinking. On one hand, the water level of the dam is decreasing and on the other hand, the dam is constantly accumulating the waste, which ...
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Realignment of Cropping Pattern 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare emphasize for holistic development of agriculture including land, crop and water productivity. In order to enhance water use efficiency and judicious use of irrigation water, incentives are given for water saving devices like sprinklers, drip, raingun etc. besides promotion of resource conservation technologies under the Schemes like Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) (per drop more crop) etc. The cropping pattern is dependent on various factors viz. agro- climatic condition of the region, availability of resources like land & water, market forces, socio-economic condition of the farmers and change as per the available resources.
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Financial irregularities cast shadow on four water supply projects 10.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Financial irregularities cast shadow on four water supply projects
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Schemes for Welfare of Tribals in Himachal Pradesh for which Funds have been Provided by Centre 9.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Government has adopted a multi-pronged strategy for overall development of tribal people across the country, which includes support for education, health, sanitation, water supply, skill development, livelihood etc. Major part of infrastructure development and provision of basic amenities in tribal areas/regions in the country is carried out through various schemes/programmes of concerned Central Ministries and the State Governments concerned including State of Himachal Pradesh, while the Ministry of Tribal Affairs provides additive to these initiatives by way of plugging critical gaps.
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Winners of first fortnight of `Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao` contest announced 9.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The contest was launched by the Ministry with the objective of spreading awareness about water conservation in collaboration with the MyGov portal. Any Indian citizen can participate in the contest.
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Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao Contest: Shreshth Sahu, Satish Mewada and Gopal Prajapati Win Prizes in the First Fort Night 8.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation announced the winners for the first fortnight of the Jal Bachao, Video Banao, Puraskar Pao contest that was launched on 10th July 2018.
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No end in sight of Guwahatians’ drinking water woes 8.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
No end in sight of Guwahatians’ drinking water woes
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Sonowal reviews progress of Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin 7.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Sonowal reviews progress of Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin
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Donald Trump's tweet on California wildfires stun fire authorities 7.8.2018 Zee News : World
Trump`s suggestion that environmental laws were somehow compounding wildfire woes drew derision on Twitter.
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Utilise textile mills land for small biz, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry tells AMC 7.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Making suggestions on upgrading various infrastructure in the city, the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) said land lying unused in old textile mills should be turned to mini industrial estates for small businesses. A team of experts has spoken to city Mayor Bijal Patel during his visit to GCCI. "Of about 76 mills that used to operate in the city, 70 are closed and their land is lying unutilised. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) should revive these spaces into vibrant industrial zones by converting them into mini industrial estates," GCCI president Jaimin Vasa told DNA. Vasa these spaces should have multistorey industrial estates in order to reduce the capital cost of investors so that even small-scale entrepreneurs can afford them, or else the cost of land would exceed other costs, making the project unviable. GCCI also asked the AMC to improve the road, water supply, and sewage infrastructure in industrial estates of Naroda, Vatva, Odhav, Narol, and Kathwada. "In some areas, even ...
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Union Minister Gadkari says waste recycling offers Rs 5L cr opportunity; urges Niti Aayog to form policy 6.8.2018 DNA: Money
Urging Niti Aayog to formulate a policy for waste recycling, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said converting waste into wealth offers a more than Rs 5 lakh crore opportunity in the country. Gadkari said the policy can create huge employment potential and can bolster the country's economic growth. "Economy of this waste recycling is of more than Rs 5 lakh crore. It has huge potential...NITI Aayog can formulate a waste recycling policy. This policy will see economic transformation of the country and create huge employment potential," Gadkari said addressing an international conference on 'Sustainable Growth through Material Recycling' at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra here. The Road Transport, Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister said efforts should be made to convert waste into wealth. He said there are 12 thermal power plants along the sides of the Ganga river and the power ministry has issued an order making it mandatory for plants within 50 km distance ...
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