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Delhi Cong promises 20,000 litre water free, cashback 17.1.2020 Rediff: News
Claiming that the cashback plan will help the city save 25-30 per cent of drinking water, Delhi Congress president Subhash Chopra alleged that the AAP government's free water scheme 'benefited water tanker mafia'.
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Chennai Buzz: AC buses back in city | Rent law amendment | Metrowater plans…and more 12.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From changes in rent laws to plans of parastatal agencies such as MTC, CMRL and Metrowater, catch the important news of the week in this edition of Buzz.
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The national policy that governs India’s forests has not been updated since 1988 11.1.2020 Scroll.in
A new National Forest Policy is required to factor in climate change, pollution and forest dwellers’ land rights.
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Chambal Basin 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Narmada is the biggest river and of religious value of Madhya Pradesh. The Kshipra is also religious “Kumbha” river is its length is not much. The river like Chambal, Betwa, Tawa, Ken also big and important rivers in the State. For a long time the Chambal was known for its ravines and dacoits but that slur on its name is fast vanishing. Some part of Chambal basin remain cronically dry . The Narmada Control Board meeting the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided that now the drought-affected areas of the Chambal Basin of Malwa Region would not remain dry. The best irrigation initiative micro lift irrigation scheme to lift water from Narmada Basin and provide it to the drought affected areas of the Chambal Basin. The Board is taking measures to use cent per cent Narmada water allotted to the Madhya Pradesh on time schedule. The state has to use 18.25 MAF water till the year 2024. All water utility projects in the Narmada will be ready by the year 2022. The Narmada ...
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Kailash Vijayavargiya clears air over viral picture 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Indore Clearing the air over his viral picture, BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday said that he was only telling the officer that his shoes have been ripped off because of running from pillar to post in the Municipal Corporation. "I was an MLA then and there was a water scarcity in the area. We were doing this movement for seven days. The then Additional Superintendent of Police Pramod Fulnikar said that he will take the initiative and ask the Commissioner to ensure that water supply is ensured in the area," he said while addressing a gathering here. "Even after that, there was no water supply. So we again started our movement. So I was telling him that I have been moving from pillar to post which has ripped off my shoes. (Nagar nigam ke chakkar lagate-lagate mere joote ghis gaye)," he said while addressing a gathering here. In the old picture that has gone viral on social media, the BJP leader is seen showing his shoes to an officer.The BJP leader claimed that the "story" was fed by ...
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"Fani" claims nine lives in Odisha 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhubaneswar, At least nine people have died so far, large areas in the temple town of Puri and other places were submerged as heavy rain ripped through eight districts of Odisha on Friday in the form of extremely severe cyclonic storm called ‘Fani, a weather official said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Mr Patnaik and was apprised of the latest situation. “Day after tomorrow, on the 6th morning, I will be going to Odisha to take stock of the situation arising in the wake of Cyclone Fani,” Mr Modi tweeted. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said a record of 1.2 million people were evacuated in 24 hours, 3.2 lakh from Ganjam, 1.3 lakh from Puri and almost 7000 kitchens catering to 9000 shelters were made functional overnight. This mammoth exercise involved more than 45,000 volunteers," Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik said.He added that according to the government’s reports, deaths are in single digits. Mr Patnaik said the Cyclone 'Fani', one of the rarest of rare summer cyclone, the first to lash Odisha in ...
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Intense Heat 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Madhya Pradesh is reeling under the intense heat conditions crossing 40 degree Celsius in most of the places. The Western district Khargone worst hit temperature soaring upto 45.6 degree. In nearby Dhar district it is at 44.5 degree. The capital Bhopal having 42.2 degree temperature. The heat waves are prevailing all over the State. The sudden rise in the temperature is due to intense heat waves coming from the desert areas of Rajasthan sweeping the states. Geographically the Madhya Pradesh is so located that during the winter cold waves come from snowfall Northern Himalayan states and during summer heat waves from Western side of Madhya Pradesh. The weather in the state is considered pleasing and pleasant. In 29 districts the heat condition are on increase. The 9 districts of Madhya Pradesh are areas of deficient rains and facing water scarcity.Conditions. There are nearly 5 lakh 44 thousand tube wells in the state. It all are getting underground waters, which is dwindling in the state at a fast pace. ...
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Defeat the arrogance of BJP' : Mamata at Raniganj 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Ranigunj, Trinamool Chairperson Mamata Banerjee on Friday asked the voters to defeat the 'arrogance' of the BJP. Addressing an election rally at Raniganj in Asansol constituency, she said, ' The local MP of BJP is uncouth and does not know Bengali culture. He has been an absentee MP, who is seen only during elections. ' ' The local MP is uncouth and uses abusive language. But we will not sink to their level. I am in public life for decades. He does not under Bengali culture. They have carried out a lot of torture on the people of Asansol by bringing in goons, arms and bombs from Jharkhand. But we are fighters and cannot be intimidated, ' Ms Banerjee asserted. ' The local MP cannot be found throughout the year. He only makes an appearance during elections, like a seasonal bird. He is arrogant and is audacious. Do not vote for him. Asansol was a municipality earlier. Now it has become a municipal corporation. A drinking water supply project worth Rs 2,800 crore is going on in Asansol. First phase of ...
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Need to connect young generation with Indian Culture, Traditions & its Values 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Development is visible by works not announcements Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The chief Minister Kamal Nath said that there is need to connect young generation with Indian Culture, Traditions and Social Values. By this only, we can build our country and make it great again. He mentioned that development is visible by works not by announcements. Kamal Nath was addressing the public gathering after unveiling the life size statue of Raja Bhoj, dedicating the water supply scheme for Chhindwara city and inspection of the under construction government medical college in Chhindwara today. Raja Bhoj described Indian culture as great Describing the installation of the life size statue of Raja Bhoj as significant for the citizens of Chhindwara, CM Kamal Nath asserted that Raja Bhoj had a wide vision for reconstruction of India and to enrich its culture. He gave a new direction to the culture of the country at his time and set examples while working for public welfare.Owing to this, we are remembering him by ...
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Agro Measures 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The monsoon is over. The rains and deficient in the Madhya Pradesh. Despite initially heavy rains the beginning could not fill up many water bodies like Bhoj Sagar and Kerwa Dam of Capital Bhopal. The plight and problem of the agriculture sector is to provide water fields as the crops now need irrigation urgently some irrigation pumps operate on diesel and the diesel is becoming costly on regular basis. The Government must ensure irrigation to farmers at this hour when seeding has started in the crops. The Narmada water supply in the capital is eratic and many localities and not setting water at all.The State Government before the advent of monsoon launched the scheme of talabs in every villages. Still it is not known how may new talab were dug up and having water. Crops require urgent water supply.
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Agri, manufacturing, construction drive India's GDP at 8.2 pc: Govt 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rose to 8.2 per cent in the first quarter of the current financial year driven by the sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing and construction sector, the Government said on Friday. This growth figure, released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) under the aegis of Statistics and Programme Implementation Ministry, said that this was the highest growth in two years and strongest since the first quarter of 2016. According to the data, manufacturing, electricity, gas, water supply & other utility services construction and public administration and defence registered a growth of more than 7 per cent. This quantum leap coming about eight months before the general elections is seen as a major booster for the government which has consistently come under attack for alleged economic mismanagement. The growth in the agriculture, forestry and fishing, mining and quarrying, trade, hotels, transport, communication and services and financial, real estate and ...
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Inter Basin Experiment 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Madhya Pradesh is the first state in India to experiment to activate inter river basin water supply. The water of Narmada will go up by 400 meters to go into basins of 4 other rivers of Malva region the Gambhir, Kali Sindh, Parvati and Kshipra. On the demand of Madhya Pradesh the Narmada River Water Dispute Tribunal approved the project way back in the decade of 1970. But in last 48 years it was not implemented and kept pending of its being very tedious and complicated in nature. The technocrats preferred to avoid it rather than to work on it. There is general tendency to look for precedence rather than to act originally with initiative. The credit goes to the State Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan that he coordinated the Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering to overcome all the difficulties and got it launched for the first time in the India after such a long time of nearly 50 years. Mr.Chouhan is the first person as Chief Minister who for the first time successfully launched the river ...
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Japan floods kill nearly 100 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Tokyo, Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rains unleashed widespread floods and landslides that killed nearly 100, with dozens missing, according to a CNBC News report. Rain tapered off across the western region battered by last week's downpour, revealing blue skies and scorching sun forecast to push temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius (86°F), fueling fears of heatstroke in areas cut off from power or water. "We cannot take baths, the toilet doesn't work and our food stockpile is running low," said Yumeko Matsui, whose home in the city of Mihara has been without water since Saturday. "Bottled water and bottled tea are all gone from convenience stores and other shops," the 23-year-old nursery school worker said at an emergency water supply station. About 12,700 customers had no electricity on Monday, power companies said. Tens of thousands had no water, Japanese media said. The death toll from the rains reached at least 94 after ...
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L&T Construction bags orders worth Rs 5704 cr 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Mumbai, L&T Construction on Monday said that its water and effluent treatment business has secured orders worth Rs 5,704 crore. Company said it has won two major orders from the Narmada Valley Development Authority (NVDA), government of Madhya Pradesh, for execution of the Indira Sagar Project - Parwati phases I and II and Kalisindh phase I Micro Lift Irrigation Schemes. The company has also received an EPC order from the Madhya Pradesh Jal Nigam Maryadit for execution of the Buxwaha Multi Village Rural Water Supply Scheme. The scope of work includes design, supply, and installation of pipeline, design and construction of intake well, water treatment plane, pump house, master balancing reservoirs, break pressure tank, water storage structures with associated electromechnical and instrumental work, house service connection and operation and maintenance for 10 years. The project will cover 299 villages of Sahgarh,banda, Buxwaha, Bijwar and Hatta blocks in districts of Sagar, Chhatarpur, and Damoh of ...
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Summer at Peak 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Entire Madhya Pradesh is facing the worst summer with temperature ranging from 43 to 45 degree Celsius. The Khargone recorded highest 45.5 degree. The capital Bhopal is also in the grip of acute water scarcity. Although the Municipal Corporation officially has not announced any cut in water supply but they are many localities which are not getting it for last many days. In many localities the water is supplied for few minutes only that too not atthe fixed time and because it many people miss it. The monsoon is still away for a month till it time in mid June. The water problem is getting bad to worse and worst with every coming day. It is very tough time for the people to the state. The heat waves are there and the weather office has warmed that in coming the heat waves will be more severe in the intensity and will prevail in the night time also. The traditional ‘Novtapa’ the nine day spell of intense heat will be start on May 25 but this year it will be like additional ‘Nov tapa’ is the people are ...
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New Talab 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The State Government is working on a long term plan this year for conservation of water with the digging new talab in the villages at the cost of Rs 500 crore to ensure water suplly there for all time to come. The tube well and hand pumps are not reliable rather itself liability during summer by going dry. But the new water body like talab will not only keep the tube with water supply and maintain the under ground water. The Bhopal big lake the Bhojsagar the digging out the silt is going on seriously with active participation of Mayor Mr Alok Sharma and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The Kulansh River that bring in water in the Bhojsagar is being widen and dug deep to have more water to provide Bada talab. The rivers and talab salvage and restoration work will go till June 15. It is hoped by that the time most of the villages will have its own bodies to ensure year long and all the time water available all the time. The water harvesting it appears is forgotten scheme but it must be taken up ...
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Water levels in Yamuna low & receding, Haryana tells apex court 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Water level in the Yamuna is about 3/4th of last year and depleting, the Haryana government submitted in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The stand of the Manohar Lal Khattar government was detailed in connection with the issue of providing water by Haryana to Delhi, which is facing a shortage due to the onset of the summer season. Headed by Justice Madan Bhimrao Lokur, a division bench heard submissions from Haryana government in connection with water issues involving Haryana and Delhi. Water supply in Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh may be affected this year due to lower level in the Yamuna, the Haryana government submitted. Haryana has agreed to release the required 150 cusecs of water to Delhi till May 15 but it informed the Supreme Court that supply is lower than last year. On April 23, the apex court had directed the top bureaucrats of Delhi and Haryana to sit with the Secretary of Water Resources Ministry of the Centre to sort out the dispute. Delhi Jal Board had alleged that ...
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Narmada Water 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Due to scanty rains in the last monsoon season the rivers are drying not as a whole but in patches in its length. Narmada is still flowing river but dry also in patches. Baruch the Industrial City of Gujarat on the bank of Narmada the river here has dried up. It is drinking water supply source also. The Gujarat has urged Madhya Pradesh to release more water from the dams on river Narmada to Gujarat. The Madhya Pradesh is also facing the same problem of River Narmada drying up in patches in the state also. All the dams located on Narmada in Madhya Pradesh are for below the level point and Madhya Pradesh also is not in a position to release water from the reservoirs. Gujarat demanding till 30th June 1500 cusec water. The Madhya Pradesh has taken a stand that during the inauguration of Sardar Sarovar Dam by the Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi the Madhya Pradesh released more than enough water from its dams to make the highest dam look full at that ceremony. During such critical period it is very ...
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Water Scarcity 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Madya Pradesh facing acute water scarcity due to deficient rains this year. The average rainfall of the state in 921 millimeter but it rained only 636 millimeters. The rains are deficient by 31 per cent. Even now in the month of March when summer is still not in full form there are 166 urban areas where water not supplied daily. In eleven small towns there is gap of three days in water supply. About 23,000 hand pumps have gone dry. The State Government has earmarked expenditure of Rs. 122 crores on water transportation through trains and road tankers. On such critical situation the tube well go dry and it are also responsible for over draw of underground water and its going down beyond reach. The state should immediately go for dredging the rivers and rivulets to store water and distribute it through water rationing. The traditional well should now be revived by advancing loans to the people and local municipal and panchayat bodies. The state instead to making contingency provision now and then ...
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Cauvery Water 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
It can be presumed that the Supreme Court on February 16 this year of 2018 has resolved the 137 year old water sharing dispute originated during British period between the princely State Mysore and Madras Presidency. After Independence it became interstate dispute between changed names of the state of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. It was a political and administrative headache for Central Government for so long period. Now the Supreme Court amending the award of Cauvery Tribunal reduced the water share of Tamil Nadu, increased marginally the water share of Karnataka taking into the account drinking water supply for Bangaluru from the Cauvery river. There is no change in the share of Kerala and Puducherry. The Centre on political administrative and judicial levels took many recourse to resolve this dispute but all the time this or that party expressed dissatisfaction and dispute continued. The Central Government in 1990 set up the Cauvery River Water Dispute Tribunal and it after 17 years long ...
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