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Last updated: Jul 27 2017 19:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Aadhaar disrupting food security: Right to Food Campaign 27.7.2017 TOI: India
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AIADMK organ hits out at Centre for 'ignoring' state 27.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
AIADMK mouthpiece Namadhu MGR, which is now under the control of V K Sasikala's family, hit out at the Centre on Wednesday, for ignoring the interests of the state.
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Villagers seek check dam across Palar river 25.7.2017 Hindu: News
Say it will prevent seawater intrusion
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Reviving a lifeline, collectively 24.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
In the last one decade, people of the Malnad region have been facing acute shortage of water in summer. The situation in Karki and Makkikoppa villages in Tirthahalli taluk of Shivamogga district is not different. Sahyadri mountain range borders the villages on two sides. Paddy, areca nut, pepper, banana and ginger are the main crops grown here. There are five houses in Karki and 25 houses in Makkikoppa. Hillocks like Nellisara Gudda, Oddinabailu, Doopadasara, Elakkisara, Govinakatte and Charli that are known for wild fruits such as kavali, chembarlu, tumari and charli surround the villages. In an average year, this region gets a rainfall of about 3,500 mm. All the water that falls on these six hillocks flows down to the Karki stream. Three major water sources of these villages — Kalargundi, Chattarkallu and Kappehonda — are situated near this stream. In the recent years, these water sources including Karki stream have been drying up in summer. Many attempted digging borewells to save their ...
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Measures taken to check irregularities in MGNREGA 24.7.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Government today said that the launching of National Electronic Fund Management System (NeFMS) in 21 States and one UT for direct transfer of wages into workers account, eFMS, Direct Benefit Transfer, Aadhaar based payment System are among the several measures being taken to tackle issues like misappropriation of funds
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मनरेगा में अनियमितताओं पर काबू पाने के उपाय 24.7.2017 Govt of India: PIB Hindi
सरकार ने आज कहा कि महात्‍मा गांधी राष्‍ट्रीय ग्रामीण रोजगार गारंटी अधिनियम (मनरेगा) के अंतर्गत धन के गलत इस्‍तेमाल, भ्रष्‍टाचार और अन्‍य अनियमितताओं से निपटने के लिए समय-समय पर 21 राज्‍यों और एक संघशासित प्रदेश में कामगारों के खाते में वेतन के सीधे अंत‍रण
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NABARD’s water campaign in Dhemaji dist concludes 24.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
NABARD’s water campaign in Dhemaji dist concludes
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Baran villagers make do with no water, electricity 22.7.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Water for elephants: revival of Sigurhalla River 22.7.2017 Hindu: S & T
Sigurhalla River has revived, the Irular’s cattle are no longer dying and the wildlife is back
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Check dams could address salinity 21.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Groundwater quality may improve
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State-wide project to boost groundwater 21.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Climate change fund to support constructing recharge structures to prevent floodwater from entering sea
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Creating a smart flash flood-free Guwahati 20.7.2017 The Assam Tribune
Creating a smart flash flood-free Guwahati
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Lending a helping hand 19.7.2017 FrontLine: Social Issues
Since 1996, a unique microenterprise movement helmed by the Mann Deshi Foundation has transformed the lives of lakhs of rural women in a remote, drought-prone town in Maharashtra. By ANUPAMA KATAKAM
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Kerala government issues notification to appoint MGNREGA Ombudsman 18.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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A green drive with dual aim 18.7.2017 Hindu: News
15,000 vetiver saplings planted along the Vamanapuram river
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Villagers urge government to build check dams across the Palar 18.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘It will help save agriculture in the region’
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NABARD maps water resources of village panchayats 17.7.2017 Hindu: News
Action plan drawn up in consultation with the villagers
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Soil museum set to offer more for visitors 15.7.2017 Hindu: Home
New features include exhibits, working models, life-size models, laboratory, interactive facilities
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Ruins on the Tropic of Cancer 15.7.2017 Hindu: Arts
Only a fraction of the Indus Valley city of Dholavira has been unearthed. But if one thing is clear, it is the astonishing scientific temper of its inhabitants
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Nashik bears nature's brunt 14.7.2017 Deccan Herald - National
Nashik bore the brunt with the Godavari overflowing at several places with full force, and covered almost the entire state of Maharashtra. The coastal Konkan belt is receiving heavy rain from two days resulting in inundation of the Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts. The suburbs of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), too, received heavy overnight rainfall. However, there were no major incidents of suburban road and rail traffic disruption. The catchment areas of the MMR, including Surya Dam (Palghar), Modaksagar Dam (Thane) and Morbe Dam (Raigad), received very good rainfall. In Thane district, Kalyan, Dombivli and Titwala received more than 100 mm rainfall. In total, close to 24 villages remained out of contact. The Vasai-Virar and Mira-Bhayender belt, too, received heavy rainfall. The hill station of Matheran received more than 200 mm rainfall in 24 hours. Reports from Nashik said several temples in the Ramkund-Panchvati area were inundated as the Godavari river overflowed. The place has more than ...
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