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City Buzz: Punjab burns stubble, Delhi acts on unfit vehicles | Kolkata wants to limit water extraction | Kochi to see more cycles and walkways… and more 16.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Delhi ups ante on anti-pollution drive An emissions study by the Pune-based System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting Research (SAFAR) under the ministry of earth sciences (MoES) has identified vehicles and industries as the biggest
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Chennai Buzz: Increase in water table | Koyambedu market to be regulated | Corporation to make city safer for women 16.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Reasons for Chennai to rejoice - a small rise in the water table, Corporation draws up plans to use Nirbhaya fund, the Koyambedu market to be regulated, and more news from around the city! Catch up on news from the week that was!
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Modest Growth in non-farm income 16.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
The second part of JM Financial’s Rural Safari series shows how non farm income, even though slow in acceleration, helped to partially offset the decline in farm income over the past two years. It draws attention to the political aspect of farm loan waivers, saying demand for them is likely to rise as general elections approach. The survey, however, notes that such relief provided by the government to meet financial needs also helps boost rural consumption Rural income is increasingly diversifying away from agriculture to non-farm income, which currently accounts for  40 per cent of total agri-household income. Major sources of non-farm income are dairy and poultry, wage-based occupation, sand mining, tractor rental income and small businesses. An increase in infrastructure activity creates jobs and aids rural income. As the agri-economy improves, it is likely to create additional demand in the non-farm sector, including processing, transportation and packaging through backward and forward production ...
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Training programme conducted 14.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Training programme conducted
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Why some farmers support Sterlite in TN 12.10.2018 Rediff: News
Even as there is strong public sentiment against reopening Sterlite's copper plant in Tamil Nadu come reports that four farmers groups have come out in support of the factory.
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Startups offer solutions to water problems 11.10.2018 Rediff: Business
As India reels from a severe water shortage, startups have begun offering innovative ways to help people access safe drinking water.
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Uttar Pradesh: Mining officer accuses BJP MLA Brijesh Prajapati of thrashing him after demanding money 10.10.2018 Zee News : India National
The BJP MLA blamed Singh of being a corrupt officer. 
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Fluorosis Mitigation Support Centre set up 8.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Fluorosis Mitigation Support Centre set up
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India and ADB Sign $240 Million Loan to Provide Safe Drinking Water Service in 3 West Bengal Districts 3.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed $240 million loan for providing safe and sustainable drinking water to about 1.65 million people in three districts of the state of West Bengal affected by arsenic, fluoride, and salinity.
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'The real farmer doesn't go out to agitate' 3.10.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'Most of the agitations are staged by the Opposition to disturb the peace of the state.'
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Court orders ignored, money dumped in landfills: How Bengaluru is getting betrayed 1.10.2018 Citizen Matters
After six years of court-monitored efforts to set right garbage scenario in Bengaluru, what does the scene look like?
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Chain of check dams on tributaries of Gomti river.. 30.9.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Chain of check dams on tributaries of Gomti river..
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Brahmaputra Board to be more effective 28.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Brahmaputra Board to be more effective
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Ministry of Water Resources invites entries for National Water Awards 2018 13.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In view of the importance of water resources management in India, the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has instituted National Water Awards with the objective to encourage all stakeholders to manage their water resources efficiently and create a water consciousness in the country.
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Chennai Buzz: Biometrics at registration, awareness campaign for RWH, longer wait for Metro trains, and more! 11.9.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Catch up on civic news for the week that went by, as the city makes plans to combat the coming monsoon!
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National Green Tribunal orders inspection of Beverage maker Parle Agro's unit in UP 10.9.2018 Sify Finance
NGT orders inspection of Parle Agro's unit in UP to check for release of mercury beyond certain limits.
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TN rejects Centre's 'unscientific' report on Sterlite 9.9.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Sep 09 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu Government has rejected Centre's report on groundwater contamination in Thoothukudi district, where the Sterlite copper smelter plant is located.
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Illegal sand mining kills school girl at Paneri 9.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Illegal sand mining kills school girl at Paneri
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A simple diagram could help your city manage water better. Here’s how! 4.9.2018 Citizen Matters
Where does the water in your home come from? How much of it is accounted for? What percentage of waste water in your city is reused? Bengaluru think tank CSTEP creates a water flow diagram for the city and shows how it can be used to identify gaps in availability and reuse, and thus solve the water crisis in our cities.
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24x7 water supply projects to be fully commissioned in 2020 3.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
24x7 water supply projects to be fully commissioned in 2020
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