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Water level dips in major rivers 1.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
District Development Committee to hold meet on drinking water shortage
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Drops of water better than the gush 1.5.2017 Hindu: News
Investments into drip irrigation systems, while sizeable, appear to pay off quickly as farmers realise a sharp increase in yields, alongside more efficient water use. 'Precision agriculture' seems to be the way out for the future
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These women helped a Bundelkhand dist beat drought 30.4.2017 TOI: Sunday
In the last six years, NGO Parmarth Samaj Seva Sansthan has brought together a band of sisters called Jal Sahelis who are actively working in creating and conserving sources of water in the region’s drought-prone villages.
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Minister assesses situation 29.4.2017 Hindu: News
People asked to voluntarily restrict water usage
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Water to the power of four 29.4.2017 Hindu: News
By innovating in integrated water conservation methods, Telangana has developed a replicable model of groundwater recharge, which has improved its water table significantly
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These then are our human remains 29.4.2017 Hindu: Travel
A watercolour filter might make the trash look like flowers, but unlike social media, the forest is no site for wishful thinking
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Farmers want renovation of water courses 29.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
No restriction on depth of borewells: Collector
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Animals struggling to cope with ‘driest’ year 29.4.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
As intensifying heat grips the hilly forests of Tamil Nadu in the summer months, thirst-driven animals in these areas are facing higher mortality rates, and sometimes wander into human habitations
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Uma Bharti launches Water Conservation Programme for Bundelkhand 28.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Sushri Uma Bharti today launched Bundelkhand water conservation programme at Bandri in Sagar District of MP. Speaking on the occasion the Minister said this programme will benefit drought prone areas of Bundelkhand region.
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Desalination plant: Team to visit Chennai soon 27.4.2017 deccanherald.com
The desalination plant, proposed to be set up at an estimated cost of Rs 871 crore, has inched forward with an eight member-team of elected representatives and officials from the state set to visit Chennai soon. It is aimed to process salt water in the coast to make it potable, to augment drinking water supply in the city. Chief Whip of the government in Legislative Council Ivan D'Souza told media persons on Thursday: "The team includes mayor and two corporators, three officials and one each of the officer from Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board (KUWSDB) and Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation (KUIDFC). Ivan said a missive from state government has been received in this regard on April 7, with the team expected to visit Chennai, to study the existing desalination plant in the coastal city of neighbouring TamilNadu state. However, the schedule and team members that includes corporators and officials from MCCare yet to be finalised, he added. Ivan said the ...
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MGNREGS wage dues pile up 27.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Many workers have not been paid since September 2016
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Uma Bharti to launch Water Conservation Programme for Bundelkhand 27.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Sushri Uma Bharti will launch extensive water conservation programme for drought prone areas of Bundelkhand, Marathwada, Kalahandi, Bolangir and Koraput in Odisha.
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Dravyavati revival:Jaipur Development Authority gets Rs 240 crore 26.4.2017 TOI: Jaipur
Cash-strapped Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) got a breather as National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) released the first instalment of Rs 240 crore for revival of Dravyavati river.
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Officials rapped over poor utilisation of NREGA funds 24.4.2017 deccanherald.com
Chamarajanagar MPRDhruvanarayan, on Monday, expressed displeasure over the dismal record of fund utilisation under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) in the district. During the District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (DDCMC) meeting held at the Zilla Panchayat auditorium here, he said, the district is in the sixth place in the state while Belagavi and Ramanagaram districts stand first and second respectively. According to the authorities, the district has spent Rs 104.58 crore. While Mysuru taluk has spent only Rs 6.48 crore with the last place in the district, HDKote tops the list by spending Rs 29.03 crore. However, Mysuru taluk officials claim that they could not spend more funds as 12 Gram Panchayats come under the city limits. The MPsaid, in the prevailing drought situation, the authorities can easily spend a minimum of Rs 50 lakh in every GP. "Mysuru district has 235 panchayats. So, the officials should utilise the funds to take up works like lake ...
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Iruthulli shrinks as land grab goes unchecked 24.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Unscientific construction of check-dams, dumping of garbage pose threat to rivers
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K Chandrasekhar Rao's appeal to Niti Aayog: Tweak NREGA to benefit farmers 24.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
K Chandrasekhar Rao's appeal to Niti Aayog: Tweak NREGA to benefit farmers
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Shivaliks, a haven for long-tailed nightjars 24.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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May-Day rescue for Pinjore bypass 24.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Water project in MP brings succour to parched village 23.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
Four years ago, people of Patna village in Chhatarpur district used to walk a dozen kilometres to fetch water. But that is now a thing of the past thanks to the construction of a check dam in Jhuria nullah.
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An informed way of life 22.4.2017 Latest News
A Gujarat-based organisation is helping restore land and water resources
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