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Tiger Fall, the waterfall that wasn’t 23.9.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
The place appears to float: photos forget to distinguish between the red, hard surface of the shore and the blue, fluid stillness of the water
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District panchayat to launch Jalasree 23.9.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
The district panchayat will launch Jalasree, a project to find a sustainable solution to drinking water scarcity and drought and increase the water table, on September 28.Block and grama panchayats wi...
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Is Sardar Sarovar Dam a boon or a bane? 22.9.2017 Hindu: Home
There is as yet no credible assessment of the costs, benefits and impact of the project
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Is the Sardar Sarovar Dam boon or bane? 21.9.2017 Hindu: Opinion
LEFTThere is as yet no credible assessment of the costs, benefits and impact of the projectHimanshu Thakkar To assess whether the Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) is a boon or bane, we need to have a cred...
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A man-made disaster in the making 19.9.2017 Hindu: News
Crying need to prevent encroachments of water streams
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Groundwater resources under study 19.9.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Anna University examining change in rainfall pattern and vanishing waterbodies
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Despite rain, where is the Arkavathi? 18.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Bengaluru has received over 800 mm rainfall. While reservoirs and tanks have filled up, the river itself seems to have disappeared
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B'luru youth drowns at check dam 17.9.2017 deccanherald.com
A Bengaluru-based youth drowned in a check dam at Chikkalur village here on Sunday.

The deceased has been identified as Preetham (24), a resident of Frazer Town in Bengaluru, who was working in a call centre. Preetham and his friends had come to his farmhouse in Narasipur on Saturday and they visited the dam on Sunday noon. Preetham met a watery grave at around 3.30 pm.

Police and expert divers are searching for his body.
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Nagaland to implement DBT scheme 17.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
Nagaland to implement DBT scheme
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Why NREGA workers hate Aadhaar and blame Centre for 'slow poisoning' the scheme: Glimpses from Jantar Mantar 15.9.2017 DNA: Opinion
If you rue over bad pay hike, sample this: This year the NREGA workers got lowest wage hike ever, measly Re 1 in some states. It is this pay 'hike' and number of other issues for which hundreds of NREGA workers have been staging a protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar since September 11. These workers, who form the first line of rural job front, are now facing a bleak future. They have now brought their struggle to the Capital and are demanding an increase in wages and work days under the NREGA scheme. Most feel that the paltry pay hike in April is just a way by the Centre to kill the scheme. They also allege that the Centre is 'diluting' the NREGA scheme through budget cuts, low wages and delay in payments. "Its like slow poison to kill the National Rural Guarantee Act (NREGA)," said activist Anuradha Talwar. The women working under the rural employment scheme complained of low wages and delays in payments in their respective states. "I get 10-15 days in a month and the payments are never on time. The wages ...
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Govt committed to provide funds for implementation of MGNREGA 15.9.2017 Zee News : India National
 
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Note on MGNREGA 15.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Implementation of MGNREGA Scheme has seen major changes in the last two years. Use of ICT tools, space technology, focus on improving livelihood resource base of people, provision of diversified livelihood opportunities through convergent programme implementation are some of the major features of changes brought in programme management.
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NREGA workers continue their agitation 15.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
MNREGA daily wagers continued their agitation for the fourth consecutive day here on Thursday in protest against delayed wages and in support of their demand for an increase in wages.
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Mettur water reaches Mayanur 14.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
To reach Tiruchi on Saturday; farmers, devotees, who want to take a holy dip in Cauvery, are happy
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‘In MP, pregnant women need Aadhaar for ambulance’ 13.9.2017 TOI: Cities
On the third day of the NREGA Sangharsh Morcha, hundreds of MNREGA rural workers gathered at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi to share concerns about hurdles caused by Aadhaar, a biometrics linked ID.
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Andhra CM Naidu pledges to promote horticulture, micro-irrigation systems in state 13.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh) , September 13 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday pledged to promote and use maximum land available in the state for horticulture and micro irrigation systems.
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Chhattisgarh Govt. to opt for 'employment-oriented relief work' for drought affected districts 13.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , September 12 : The Chhattisgarh government-led by Chief Minister Raman Singh asserted that it will be taking various measures to provide relief to drought-hit districts of the state.
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Need law to deal with river desilting issue: Gadkari 12.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Minister for River Development Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday called for a new comprehensive law to deal with the issue of desilting of rivers, along with measures such as inter-linking of rivers and construction of check dams to meet the challenge of floods in the country.
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UP Cabinet approves setting up of Medical Supply Corporation 12.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal for the setting up of a Medical Supply Corporation for purchase of all kinds of medicines in hospitals.
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Gadkari calls for a new law on desilting of rivers 12.9.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Sept 12: Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari has called for a new comprehensive law to deal with the issue of desilting of rivers.
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