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Last updated: Feb 16 2019 18:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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City Buzz: Delhi blaze kills 17 | Hyderabad master plan deadline | Pune plans water supply revamp..and more! 16.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Yet another fire in the capital, what is behind it? What will be the focus areas in the new Hyderabad master plan? How is Pune planning to augment water supply in the face of rising population? Learn more about these and other urban developments this week.
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SC verdict on Vedanta plant likely on Monday 16.2.2019 Sify Finance
The Supreme Court is likely to give verdict on the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board's (TNPCB) plea against the December 15, 2018 National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order directing TNPCB to give its consent for restarting operations at Vedanta's copper smelting plant in Thoothukudi.
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Adivasi, Dalit villagers in Jharkhand move court to get back land acquired for Adani power plant 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
The petition of the 16 villagers alleges that the land acquisition process is ‘marked by illegalities and irregularities’.
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Water situation ominous; is Chennai prepared for summer ahead? 13.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Groundwater levels around the city have dropped to their lowest in years, lakes have shrunk and major reservoirs are running dry: Chennai stares at a parched few months ahead, though rainfall over 2018 was actually higher than in 2016. What explains the present situation?
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Schemes providing Water for Irrigation 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) was launched during the year 2015-16 and various schemes of this Ministry viz. Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme (AIBP), PMKSY–Har Khet Ko Pani (HKKP) including Command Area Development (CAD), Surface Minor Irrigation (SMI), Repair, Renovation and Restoration (RRR) of Water Bodies and Ground Water became part of it. The outlay provided for these components as per approval are as follows: (Rs.
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Capacity of Rain Water Storage 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR has requested all the States/UTs to formulate State Specific Action Plan for water conservation/harvesting and also to constitute a committee under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary of States/UTs to monitor the progress in this regard.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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Management of Ground Water 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) has been entrusted with the responsibilities of developing & disseminating technologies, monitoring national policies for the scientific and substainable development and management of India’s ground water resources.
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Water Conservation Fee 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) under Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation had notified revised guidelines vide Gazette notification S.O. 6140(E) dated 12.12.2018 to regulate and control ground water extraction in India, which was proposed to be effective from 01.06.
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Atal Bhujal Yojana 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The World Bank has approved Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY), a Rs.6000 Crore scheme, for sustainable management of ground water with community participation. The funding pattern is 50:50 between Government of India and World Bank.
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Nemmeli: Quenching Chennai’s thirst, but at what cost? 7.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Nemmeli desalination plant is one of the key sources of water for the city. The fisherfolk of the Sulerikatukuppam village have, however, seen the other side of it, as they find their lives and livelihood ruined by its presence.
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Making money while the sun shines: Farmers in a Gujarat village are selling solar energy 4.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Surplus energy is bought by Gujarat’s power distribution company.
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Failure to wake up to adverse effects of climate change would be disastrous 4.2.2019 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Environment and Public Works Minister Sajjan Singh Verma has said that if we fail to understand the consequences of climate change even at this juncture, the world will have to face a situation of World War III over water. Therefore, it is absolutely necessary to pay special attention to water conservation. The Environment […]
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Crackdown on sand mining at Maloibari 4.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Crackdown on sand mining at Maloibari
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World Wetlands Day observed at Sendra 3.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
World Wetlands Day observed at Sendra
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15TH Finance Commission Meets the Government of Punjab “Prosperous India”  not possible without a “Prosperous Punjab”. 30.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The 15th Finance Commission headed by Sh. N.K. Singh today had a detailed meeting with the State Government Punjab headed by the Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amrinder Singh. The meeting was also addressed by the State Finance Minister Shri Manpreet Singh Badal.
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Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, 2018 30.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Based  on  the results  of  the  written  examination of the Combined Geo-Sceintist and Geologist Examination, 2018 held  by  the UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION from 29th June, 2018 to 01st July, 2018 followed by interviews  for  Personality  Test  in January, 2019,  the  following  are  the  lists,  in  order  of  merit, of  the  candidates who have been recommended for  appointment  to  the  Group ‘A’  posts  of  Geologist,  Geophysicist  and  Chemist  in  the  Geological  Survey  of  India ;  and Group ‘A’ post of Jr. Hydrogeologists (Scientist B)  in  the  Central  Ground  Water  Board.
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Sterlite plant is polluting groundwater, nearby river, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board tells SC 30.1.2019 Scroll.in
Meanwhile, the Madras High Court summoned Thoothukudi Superintendent of Police Murali Rambha in connection with a PIL alleging police crackdown on protestors.
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Chennai Buzz: City stares at acute water crisis | Teachers’ stir | Smart cards at RTO ..and more! 28.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Did you miss reading up on the looming water crisis or the strike by government school teachers? Catch that and other news from around the city in our weekly roundup !
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Here’s why residents are fighting in court against composting plant in Bengaluru 25.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Years of follow ups have not been able to help the KCDC plant in HSR Layout function scientifically, and residents are bearing the brunt. A residents welfare association has recently filed a writ petition in the High Court demanding the closure of the plant.
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