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Last updated: Jun 17 2019 16:26 IST RSS 2.0
 
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With 23 of Karnataka 30 districts declared drought-hit, farmers are selling precious cattle 17.6.2019 Scroll.in
As crops have failed, villagers are migrating to other states in search of work.
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Chennai Buzz: Security in suburban stations | Longest dry spell since 2015 | Longer wait for canned water 17.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A quick look at some of the most prominent headlines from the city over the last one week.
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Explainer: How Adani’s Australian coal mine project was approved despite environmental concerns 15.6.2019 Scroll.in
The Queensland government has given the final green light to the Indian company’s controversial Carmichael coal mine.
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World Cup matches are getting washed out – but Britain is actually in the midst of a drought 13.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Not long after Britain was basking in one of the warmest Easter weekends on record, it is experiencing torrential rain.
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Australia: Adani Group receives final approval from Queensland government to begin coal mine project 13.6.2019 Scroll.in
The Queensland government approved the groundwater plan for Gautam Adani’s Carmichael mine, clearing the company’s last major environmental hurdle.
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Singapore taps into innovation as water imports start drying up 10.6.2019 Scroll.in
Singapore collects rain that falls on two-thirds of its land area and has five recycling plants that provide 40% of its water needs.
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Rs 550 crore spent on clean up, yet Ludhiana’s polluted Buddha Nulla only grows more toxic 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Buddha Nulla, formerly Buddha Dariya, symbolises Ludhiana's decay; its water grows more polluted and contaminated with carcinogens as governments fail to curb dumping and spend crores in sporadic cleaning efforts.
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Rengpang Circle yearns for Govt attention 8.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Rengpang Circle yearns for Govt attention
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Water crisis: 43.4% of India is reeling under drought, pre-monsoon rain lowest in 65 years 6.6.2019 Scroll.in
No respite in sight as the southwest monsoon is projected to be delayed and below normal in both North India and South India.
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Swachh Bharat has led to reduced ground water contamination: Study by UNICEF 5.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has said that Swachhata affects all aspects of the environment – be it groundwater, surface water, soil or air – as well as health and well-being of the communities in ODF regions.
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Air pollution in India kills more than one lakh children under the age of five every year: Report 5.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Centre for Science and Environment reported a 22% increase in India’s greenhouse gas emissions between 2010 and 2014.
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Environmental issues need to made political concern : Rahul Gandhi 5.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said until made a political issue, the environmental problems will not get the importance they deserve. In a Facebook post, Mr Gandhi said,”Mankind’s insatiable lust for power and wealth has speeded up the pace of environmental destruction, like never before in the history of our planet. […]
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Delhi: Garbage mountain at Ghazipur landfill will be taller than Taj Mahal by 2020, says report 4.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An unidentified Delhi municipal official told news agency AFP that 2,000 tonnes of garbage are dumped at the landfill every day.
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Deteriorating condition of Wangjing River worried locals; meeting convened 3.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Deteriorating condition of Wangjing River worried locals; meeting convened
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Salbari: close to refinery, but far from civic amenities 2.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Salbari: close to refinery, but far from civic amenities
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Australia: Adani group gets state approval to protect endangered finch bird at its coal mine site 31.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
It is one of two state approvals the company needs to begin construction of its proposed billion dollar coal mine project.
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Chennai Buzz: Tanker lorries call off strike | Security to be beefed up at MRTS | Four months to register tenancy agreements 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Relief for Chennaites as tanker lorries call off strike The already water-starved city had a shock when the private water tanker lorries called for a strike from May 27, following the crackdown on tankers tapping
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As Chennai reels under water crisis, faulty restoration of Paruthipattu lake angers residents 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
An eco park at Paruthipattu Lake is due for inauguration. But with restoration work causing raw sewage to enter the lake, citizens are least cheered by the prospect of a boating facility and more worried about groundwater contamination in this time of acute water scarcity.
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Dry borewells, lost lakes: In Karnataka, another summer of water shortage portends severe crisis 28.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Though pre-monsoon showers have brought some relief this year, residents as well as officials are worried about the summers to come.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB assures water supply | Citizens protest tree felling | BBMP plans household medical waste disposal 27.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BWSSB assures continued water supply, BBMP plans scientific disposal of household biomedical waste, citizens protest decision to axe over 600 trees for Metro - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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