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Prevent evaporation of irrigated water, farmers told 23.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Mulching is the best method to protect surface soil from direct sunlight
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Document shows reality of Tambaram lakes 23.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
Lakes in Tambaram are under severe threat due to dumping of sewage and biomedical waste by IT firms located inside the Madras Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) and government hospitals in the Tambaram Sanatorium area.
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Uliyampalayam pond fills up 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
It was recently cleaned by villagers, and saplings were planted on its bund
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Leopard triggers panic in Gurugram village 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
Feline sighting in Mandawar again; Forest Department officials sensitise villagers on how to deal with the situation
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Ulsoor Lake STP to be ready in six months 23.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Sewage will be treated before being let into the lake area
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₹976 crore to overcome water crisis 23.3.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Schemes include digging of borewells, installation of pumps, water supply through lorries’
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Despite global warming, these underwater species still serve as source of food 22.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
Despite global warming, these underwater species still serve as source of food
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Despite global warming, these underwater species still serve as source of food 22.3.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The study has been published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution.
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Water from district sold to Kerala breweries 22.3.2017 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
At a time when the district is facing a drought-like situation and the people of Coimbatore are looking at ways to conserve and save water, private water suppliers are fetching water from the city's water bodies and selling it to breweries in Kerala.
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Facelift for Mutharam Sita Rama temple 22.3.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
CM sanctions ₹75 lakh from Special Development Fund for the work
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Geo-membrane tank helps farmer to fight water scarcity 22.3.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
With several taluks in the State reeling under drought and groundwater table fast depleting, many farmers are making futile attempts to sink borewells to get water by investing a huge sum. However, a ...
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Metro will extend rainwater harvesting project to Phase 2 21.3.2017 deccanherald.com
The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (BMRCL) that started its rainwater harvesting (RWH) project on Namma Metro Phase 1 will extend its project to Phase 2 also. Chief public relations officer of BMRCL U A Vasanth Rao said that at present, the RWH system is in place along the 33.48 km of elevated Metro stretch where two RWH pits are built between two pillars, for every 28 metres. BMRCL said that each pillar has inbuilt downpipes to collect rainwater from the viaduct and into the underground tanks on the median. "When these tanks get filled, the overflowing rainwater gets diverted towards the 5-metre deep harvesting pits located between the two pillars," Rao said. He said that under the second phase, around 72 km of elevated stretch will come up. "We have plans to instal RWH system along a 58 km stretch," Rao said. As a part of social responsibility, BMRCL has taken up the development of Kengeri lake and Veerasandra lake near Electronics City. The officials plan to set up a sewage treatment plant (STP) ...
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Tank restoration work begins in Theni district 21.3.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
13 tanks are covered at an estimated cost of ₹58.5 crore
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Bellandur lake fire: NGT gives state two weeks to file affidavit 20.3.2017 Deccan Herald - City
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday asked the Karnataka government and its various agencies to submit within two weeks affidavits on the recent outbreak of fire in Bellandur lake in Bengaluru and the steps taken to rejuvenate the waterbody. While the Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority (KLCDA) filed its affidavit before the NGT's principal bench, the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB), the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and other agencies sought two weeks to file theirs. The bench gave them time till April 12. Besides, the tribunal sought compliance reports from Mantri Techzone Pvt Ltd and Core Mind Software and Services Pvt Ltd with respect to its judgement of May 4, 2016. The two firms are accused of carrying out construction in the vicinity of the lake in violation of the rules. Meanwhile, D Kupendra Reddy, a JD(S) member of Rajya Sabha, through advocate Sanjay M Nuli, sought to implead himself in the NGT's suo motu proceedings on Bellandur lake, ...
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Satyagraha on parched tank bed 20.3.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Farmers demand release of Nagarjunasagar water into irrigation tank
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Reader’s Mail 20.3.2017 Hindu: News
Credit money within three daysFarmers used to sell paddy through direct procurement centres and get the payment in one or two days in cash. Now the system has been changed and the money is being credi...
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Smart city: Civic projects, core areas among pitches 19.3.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Selected projects include TenderSURE roads, 3D building mapping
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Traffic congestion the only bane here 19.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Ward 196, consisting of Injambakkam, Vettuvankeni and parts of Akkarai, has transformed from a group of fishing hamlets to posh bungalows and resorts. The ward, which comes under Sholinganallur Zone, ...
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A relic from the age of empires 19.3.2017 TOI: Goa
Along the Panaji-Margao road lies a little, blink-and-you-miss pond. But a few centuries ago, it was part of the royal courtyard of the Kadamba dynasty, one of its few vestiges that still remain
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‘Won’t allow dam project at any cost’ 18.3.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
State govt. firmly opposed to dams at Mekedatu and Bhavani; issue taken up with Centre, says CM
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