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Family pressure forces tribal youth to fields 23.6.2017 Hindu: Home
He discontinued studies with no hope of getting a job
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Silicosis-afflicted patients recount their plight on Day 3 of dharna 21.6.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Nalanda awarded for water conservation 21.6.2017 TOI: Patna
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United action 20.6.2017 FrontLine: Home
Maharashtra farmers drive a hard bargain, forcing the Devendra Fadnavis government to concede their demand for farm loan waiver. By Lyla Bavadam
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Stalin makes a surprise visit to Palar bridge site 19.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Says TN has share in the river water; it is only a high-level road bridge, police tell him
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Stalin’s visit to Palar bridge near Kuppam creates flutter 19.6.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Says Tamil Nadu has a share in river water, urges T.N. govt. to hold talks with neighbouring State
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Officials go all out to make Haritha Haram a smooth affair 18.6.2017 Hindu: National
Places being identified to plant saplings; watch and ward staff appointed
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Stalin's sudden visit to Palar bridge near Kuppam creates flutter 18.6.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
At about 8.30 a.m., there was a flutter along the border villages that Mr. Stalin was coming to Palar bridge site
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Part of forest in Aravalli named after ex-PM Chandra Shekhar 17.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The forest around Aravalli foothills in Bhondsi area here has been named in the memory of former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar, who had an farmhouse there and pushed for afforestation, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday.
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T.N. objects to check dam across Kosasthalaiyar sub-tributary 17.6.2017 Hindu: National
CM writes to A.P. counterpart, urging him to halt the work
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Red sanders’ sale: Notification for global tenders today 17.6.2017 Hindu: National
Logs weighing 1,957 tonnes to be sold in three phases
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Farmers press for Thenpennai-Palar project 16.6.2017 Hindu: National
State government blamed for delaying the project that has been pending for 10 years now
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TN CM asks Naidu to stop constructing dam at Chittoor 16.6.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Condemning Andhra Pradesh (AP) government's plan to construct a check dam across the river Kusa at Chittoor district, Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday said to his AP counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu to immediately stall the work.Pointing out that river Kusa at Nelavayl Village, Karvet Nagar Mandal, Chittoor District, which is a sub-tributary of the Inter-State river Kosasthalaiyar, Palaniswami said "this unilateral action of the authorities in AP has caused great alarm and apprehension amongst the farmers in Tamil Nadu".He said the Kusa river, a sub-tributary of Kosast
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Check dam across Kosasthalaiyar river’s tributary: TN lodges protest with AP 16.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
The Tamil Nadu government on Friday lodged its protest against the action of the Andhra Pradesh government for "unilaterally" commencing the construction work of a check dam across the Kusa river at Nelavayl village in Karvet Nagar Mandal in Chittoor district.
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After protest by Tiruvallur farmers, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu agree to discuss dam plans 16.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
After protests by farmers of Tiruvallur on Tuesday halted the Andhra Pradesh government's attempts to build check dams across supply channels leading to the Kosasthalaiyar river in Tamil Nadu, the two states have agreed to hold talks to resolve the issue.
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Protests stop work on check dam 16.6.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
A.P.’s move to construct structure across supply channel of Kusa river draws flak
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Ministry to look into coffee growers' problems 15.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The issue of coffee growers will be discussed by the ministry, said Union Minister for Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman. She was speaking at the coffee growers' convention in Mudigere on Thursday. "Growers should come forward to protect the coffee industry. Earlier, an IAS officer had been appointed as head of the Coffee Board. However, the problems faced by the coffee growers and labourers did not come to the notice of the officials. As a result, a coffee grower has been appointed president of Coffee Board," she said. "The growers face inconvenience owing to the vagaries of Nature. The government will provide assistance to construct check dams to improve the water table," she said and promised to extend the benefit of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana to the Coffee Board as well. As no insurance is available for coffee planters, she appealed to the growers to make use of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana itself. MP Shobha Karandlaje said that scientists could not find solution to borer ...
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NITI Aayog to rank states on managing water 15.6.2017 ET: Policy
The move is seen putting pressure on states to kick-start the practice of making water usage chargeable, which, in turn, is seen curbing water wastage.
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Now states to be ranked on efficient water management 14.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
States across India would soon be ranked on their efficient management of water resources as the NITI Aayog has developed a Composite Water Management Index to assess them and to encourage them to improve their rating.
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Activists to exhort farmers along Gomti to adopt organic methods 14.6.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
Gomti activists will teach farmers living along the banks of the river to practise ‘gau-adharit’ (organic) farming. Conservationists say it would serve a dual-purpose. On one hand, it will prevent chemicals used in farming from flowing into the river, while on the other, it will help stray cattle find a home. Farmers who don’t own a cow can adopt a stray and use its dung for manure.
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