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Poor upkeep of canals blamed for Delta crisis 18.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Several tanks and canals have disappeared endangering the livelihood of farmers, says expert
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Bihar floods: Situation remains grim, death toll mounts to 119 18.8.2017 News
Floods have affected 98 lakh in 16 districts forcing delay of examination and cancellation of trains
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Project Replenish: water tips from a gated community 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
There recent spells of rain underline the importance of having rainwater harvesting systems in place much before the North-East Monsoon sets in. There may be something to be learnt from the water-management strategy of a residents’ association in South Chennai
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Scarcity of drinking water in flood relief camps alleged 18.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
Scarcity of drinking water in flood relief camps alleged
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Cloudy water increases risk of gastrointestinal illnesses: Study 18.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 18 : Attention people, your first and only preference should be clean drinking water, as a study has warned that cloudy drinking water is linked to increased cases of gastrointestinal illness.
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Bihar floods: 119 dead, rains likely to continue for a week 18.8.2017 TOI: Patna
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Parrikar woos Ponnjekars with green public transport 18.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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Cloudy water increases risk of gastrointestinal illnesses Study 18.8.2017 DNA: Health
Researcher Anneclaire De Roos from Drexel University in Philadelphia, US found associations between acute gastrointestinal illness (AGI) and water turbidity, a term meaning cloudiness or opacity.
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Over 100 minors killed in Sierra Leone floods, mudslides 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
At least 109 children were among the more than 300 people who were killed in the deadly floods and mudslides that swept through Sierra Leone earlier in the week, a UN agency said.
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Yelakki banana becomes dear 18.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Arrivals have dwindled to less than 30% of the normal because of drought
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Sewage keeps 3K plants blooming at Otteri park 17.8.2017 TOI: Chennai
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The health spin-off of PAP extension 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Groundwater the prime reason for dental fluorosis in 33 Palakkad villages
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Stakeholders deliberate on Najafgarh drain issue 17.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In an attempt to lay the future road map for water security, stakeholders on Thursday came together on a common platform to deliberate on the issue of the Najafgarh drain.
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Bihar floods: Death toll jumps to 98; 9 mn people affected in 15 districts 17.8.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Health department launches toll-free number 104, asks hospitals to maintain sufficient stock
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Bihar flood worsens, toll rises to 98; health dept launches toll free no 104 17.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The flood situation in Bihar worsened today as the death toll mounted to 98 due to the deluge which has affected nearly 93 lakh people in 15 districts, forced postponment of examination and cancellation of trains. The toll due to the floods triggered by rains in Nepal and northern parts of the state was 72 yesterday, and 73.44 lakh people in 14 districts were hit. Saharsa was the latest district to be affected, officials said. Though the Met office has forecast possibility of rain in southern Bihar for one more week, there would be less rainfall in Nepal and northern parts of Bihar. The health department has launched a toll free number 104, officials said, adding hospitals have been direstced to maintain a sufficient stock of anti-snake and anti-rabies injections. Araria district accounted for 20 deaths, followed by East Champaran (14), West Champaran (13), Madhepura (12), Sitamarhi (11), Kisanganj (8), Purnea (5), Madhubani (5), Darbhanga (4), Saharsa (3), Sheohar (2) and Supual (1), said Disaster ...
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Bihar floods: 98 dead; 93 lakh people in 15 districts affected 17.8.2017 TOI: India
The flood situation in Bihar worsened on Thursday as the death toll mounted to 98 due to the deluge which has affected nearly 93 lakh people in 15 districts, forced postponment of examination and cancellation of trains.
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PAP extension to mitigate fluoride threat 17.8.2017 Hindu: National
Dependence on groundwater leading to dental fluorosis in 33 Palakkad border villages
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Bihar flood: Death toll rises to 98, health dept launches toll free number '104' 17.8.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The flood situation in Bihar worsened on Thursday as the death toll mounted to 98 due to the deluge which has affected nearly 93 lakh people in 15 districts, forced postponement of examination and cancellation of trains. The toll due to the floods triggered by rains in Nepal and northern parts of the state was 72 yesterday, and 73.44 lakh people in 14 districts were hit. Saharsa was the latest district to be affected, officials said. #Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar conducted an aerial survey of flood affected Gopalganj area #BiharFloods pic.twitter.com/ORmDGURpsu — ANI (@ANI) August 17, 2017 Though the Met office has forecast possibility of rain in southern Bihar for one more week, there would be less rainfall in Nepal and northern parts of Bihar. The health department has launched a toll free number 104, officials said, adding hospitals have been directed to maintain a sufficient stock of anti-snake and anti-rabies injections. Araria district accounted for 20 deaths, followed by East Champaran (14), ...
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Space flights, nuclear power and a missile shield 17.8.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
India’s achievements in space, marked by missions to the moon and Mars; its nuclear power programme; and the range of missiles in its armoury were made possible by the visionary zeal of scientists such as Vikram Sarabhai and Homi J. Bhabha and the commitment of the political leadership to building a scientific temper. By T.S. SUBRAMANIAN
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Flood: Sierra Leone mourns 100 kids among dead 17.8.2017 TimesOfIndia
Sierra Leone began a week of mourning on Wednesday as it emerged that 105 children were among more than 300 people who perished in mudslides and torrential flooding, in one of the country's worst natural disasters.
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