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UPSC 2020 Geo-Scientist notification released at upsc.gov.in; application ends on Oct 15th 25.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The recruitment drive will be conducted for 79 Geologists, 5 Geophysicists, and 15 Chemist, and 3 Junior Hydrologist positions.
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Rs 3 lakh savings per year, and borewells that never dry: What a Bengaluru apartment gained from RWH 23.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
In water-starved Chikkabellandur, a small apartment community uses rainwater harvesting (RWH) to meet much of their needs. They use some of the rainwater directly, and the rest to recharge their borewells
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Not just Villivakkam Lake, apartments and malls too can benefit from our technology: BARC scientist 22.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Chennai Corporation has collaborated with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to restore the Villivakkam Lake, using waste water treated through a special technology. We spoke to J Daniel Chellappa, Senior Scientist at BARC, to know more about the plans and the larger implications.
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India and Pakistan face a common threat: climate change 21.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Unlikely as it seems, collective action may be just what is needed to secure the lives and livelihoods of future generations in South Asia.
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Freebie city: Promises that the Delhi government must deliver on 19.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Water, electricity, wifi, bus rides for women -- promises of free or heavily subsidised services for the citizens of Delhi flow freely and frequently from the AAP government. We take a look at the details of some recent announcements and where they stand.
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Traditional houses that served generations of Ladakhis are unable to cope with climate change 18.9.2019 Scroll.in
Average summer rainfall has quadrupled in ten years, leading to annual floods, more pests and leaks in houses that were built to deal with snow.
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Vigyan Mela focuses on Water management 17.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal , “Natural resources are our lifeline and we are continuously working on water and natural resource management with the help of new technologies” said Dr Jai Prakash Shukla, senior scientist CSIR-AMPRI Bhopal in the third day of Bhopal Science Fair. Dr Shukla lectures on water resources management includes Geo-mapping, GIS and other latest techniques […]
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Cities must know more about desertification and be a part of the solution: Sunita Narain, CSE 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters
As the 14th Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification was held in New Delhi, we spoke to Sunita Narain, Director-General of Centre for Science and Environment, to know what our cities can do to mitigate the looming environmental crisis.
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From farming to fishing: Occupational change hasn’t helped the people affected by dams on Narmada 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Stagnation of the free-flowing river and rampant sand mining have deteriorated the riverine ecology.
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Sad state of affairs, says HC 8.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Sad state of affairs, says HC
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Disaster or development? Why locals are up in arms against the Sikkim rail project 7.9.2019 Scroll.in
The ambitious 45 km-long route will upend over 800 houses and have severe environmental consequences, say activists.
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Kolkata: Around 400 people evacuated after metro work hits aquifer, destroys homes 6.9.2019 Scroll.in
The affected areas, Durga Pituri and Shakrapara lanes in Bowbazaar area, have been cordoned off.
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Turmoil on sand 4.9.2019 Central Chronicle
The river sand is the biggest point of political and administrative corruption in the Madhya Pradesh. The powerful and criminal sand mafias are carrying out this business without any hindrance. Everyday sand of crores of rupees are illegally taken out and sold out and bribe of lakhs of rupees are paid in cash every day […]
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Khelen Thokchom Media Fellowship announced 2.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Khelen Thokchom Media Fellowship announced
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Chennai Buzz: Water tanker strike called off | World Bank funding for roads project | Dial for Water gets upgrade..and more! 25.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From the latest update on the tanker protests to the reported terror threat to city, and boost for several large infrastructure projects, catch the most important news headlines from the city over the last seven days.
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Will this year’s rains ease Bengaluru out of its water scarcity? 20.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Till July end, Karnataka faced severe rainfall deficit, and water levels in Cauvery reservoirs were plummeting. But in just two weeks, the situation has turned around completely. What does this mean for Bengaluru's water crisis?
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Chennai Buzz: Water situation improves | Lake clean ups | Plans for Metro Phase 2… and more 17.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What exactly is the water scenario in the city now? Shall the rains continue long enough? Why are eateries and food vendors under the scanner of the Chennai collectorate? And what can we expect from Metro Phase 2? A quick compilation of some important news from the week gone by.
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In photos: How temple tanks are helping the city conserve rain water 13.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Most temples in Chennai and suburbs were designed to include tanks, that help to collect rainwater and recharge the groundwater in neighbouring areas. Take a look at some of these tanks today to see how they are preparing to catch and save water as the rains arrive.
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Jal shakti Ministry lays roadmap to revive springs across country 13.8.2019 DNA
Nearly 200 million people depend on spring water which is 15% of the population
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‘All went into water’: As Pakistan’s Indus delta sinks, families are migrating en masse 11.8.2019 Scroll.in
Villagers cannot farm or fish and have no freshwater, thanks to sea level rise and dams upstream.
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