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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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Right to Water 19.9.2019 Central Chronicle
The Chief Minister Mr.Kamal Nath has indicated that his Government would introduce the Right to Water Bill in the coming winter session of the Vidhan Sabha. He has asked the committee of water experts to draft it soon. He has also expressed has firm resolve to remove all encroachments on water bodies the rivers, talab […]
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Tamil Nadu govt nod to establish desalination plant worth Rs 6,078 cr 18.9.2019 Projects Monitor

The government of Tamil Nadu has accorded administrative sanction to establish 400 MLD capacity sea water reverse osmosis desalination plant at Perur in Thiruporur block of Kancheepuram district. The project will see an invetment to the tune of Rs 6,078.40 crore. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will provide financial assistance for the project. The […]

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Excess Rains 16.9.2019 Central Chronicle
The rains have relented in the country but the Madhya Pradesh is exception. Here the very heavy rains are still battering its western side. All the rivers are in high spate, bridges are submerged. All the dams are overflowing and all the gates opened. That is over flooding the rivers. The north western districts of […]
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Two water supply schemes launched 15.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Two water supply schemes launched
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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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City entrepreneurs attend biz summit in Singapore 14.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
City entrepreneurs attend biz summit in Singapore
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District administration & ICDS Cell, Senapati organises Poshan Rally 13.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
District administration & ICDS Cell, Senapati organises Poshan Rally
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Watch News anchor Faye D’Souza explain why Indonesia is getting a new capital to replace Jakarta 2.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
‘Jakarta is sinking.’
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Need an alternative for packaged water: Paswan 2.9.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Emphasising the fact that a campaign to shun single use plastic (SUP) will have a huge impact on packaged water bottles, Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan has urged govt departments to find alternatives. All ministries and departments have been asked to ban the use of SUPs. The environment ministry has been tasked to ban the entry of SUP in Himalayan region and other eco-fragile zones.
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Short term training programme on water conservation techniques held at SISTec 31.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Sagar Institute of Science and Technology (SISTec) Ratibad, Department of Civil Engineering conducted three days short training programme on Water Conservation Techniques. The training was sponsored by Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishvavidyalaya (RGPV) under third phase of Technical Education quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP-III). The three day training programme was aimed to create awareness on principles […]
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IIT Guwahati, RD Grow ink MoU on water purification technology 29.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
IIT Guwahati, RD Grow ink MoU on water purification technology
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Can individual water metering help Indian cities avoid Doomsday? 29.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Is there any scarce resource that we can enjoy for free or for a fixed sum, irrespective of the amounts we consume or use? If that's not true for anything, why should it be so for water? As Indian cities stand perilously close to running dry, a look at whether water metering can help the cause of conservation
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Jal Shakti Abhiyan 24.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Jal Shakti Abhiyan
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Water purification plant donated to flood-hit village school 21.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Water purification plant donated to flood-hit village school
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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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Roaring profits: Every rupee invested in an Indian tiger reserve yields returns of Rs 2,500 18.8.2019 Scroll.in
A new study examines the tangible and intangible flow benefits resulting from government investments in tiger reserves.
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Foreign tourists hit by shutdown in Khajuraho 9.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Foreign tourists hit by shutdown in Khajuraho
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Nearly 1.4 billion people worldwide lack access to toilets. Can innovation solve the problem? 5.8.2019 Scroll.in
In 60 high-burden countries, researchers are experimenting with collection liners, dry toilets and converting faeces to fertilisers.
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Why is one in every six Bangladeshis undernourished despite a staple diet of fish? 4.8.2019 Scroll.in
The increased consumption of cheap, protein-poor farm-fish is limiting the country’s ability to overcome malnutrition among the poor.
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