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BIS raid Packaged Drinking Water Manufacturing Unit 16.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) conducted an enforcement raid recently on M/s Hi-Tech Aqua,in Mayapuri Industrial Area, Delhi. The firm was manufacturing Packaged Drinking Water packed in 20L capacity filled jars under brand “Freshier” with spurious licence no. CM/L-8726490.
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In Pics: Rain fury devastates Kerala, Cochin International Aiport completel... 16.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
In Pics: Rain fury devastates Kerala, Cochin International Aiport completel...
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Situation worsens in Kerala, schools to remain closed today; death toll reaches 67 16.8.2018 Zee News : States
The death toll in the state reached 67 on Wednesday as the incessant rains claimed 25 more lives. 
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Flood fury in 'God's Own Country': 47 dead in Kerala, P... 15.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Flood fury in 'God's Own Country': 47 dead in Kerala, P...
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Flood situation in Kerala worst in state’s history, be careful: CM Pinarayi Vijayan 15.8.2018 Zee News : States
Amid the worsening flood situation in Kerala, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the state is “witnessing something that has never happened before in the history” of the southern coastal state.
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Yamuna crosses danger mark in Delhi again 14.8.2018 Zee News : India National
The river had crossed the danger mark of 204.83 meters on July 28 after parts of northern India, including Delhi, witnessed heavy rain.
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5 startups providing freedom from day-to-day problems 13.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 13 (ANI): Indian Startup ecosystem is mounting and is growing to get better every day. At present, there infinite number of start-ups established and running, which are focusing and
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National project status still evades Eastern Rajasthan Canal project 13.8.2018 DNA: India
There is still a long way to go for Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP) in getting ‘national project’ status for the ambitious project of the Raje government which will help meet drinking water needs of 13 districts. This was informed by the Modi government in a reply to a question in Lok Sabha recently. Last month when PM Narendra Modi visited Jaipur, while addressing a gathering, he had assured CM Vasundhara Raje that a positive action will be taken with regard to the ERCP and it will be declared as a national project. Moreover, Raje has been trying hard to get national project status for the scheme. The national projects are funded in the ratio of 90-10 funds (centre-state) adverse to 60-40 in a normal course. A month after the PM’s assurance, the union water resources ministry on August 9 informed the lower house that there are six projects including three from Rajasthan demanding national status. Of them, nod to ERCP is yet to be given. Similarly, diversion of surplus water from Sabarmati Basin ...
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Golaghat P&RD officials on stock-taking drive 12.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Golaghat P&RD officials on stock-taking drive
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Kerala floods: Over 10,000 people relocated from banks of Periyar river and tributaries 11.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Over 10,000 people living on the banks of Periyar river and its tributaries have been shifted to 78 camps opened in Ernakulam district as part of measures taken by it to deal with the threats following release of water from two major dams. Officials said 10,510 people have been provided shelter at 78 relief camps opened in Paravoor, Aluva, Kanayannur and Kunnathunad taluks in the district. The district authorities said they have made all necessary preparations for providing food, drinking water and medical facilities to the people shifted in the camps. People said rise in water level in Periyar river has affected their normal life. Meanwhile, braving adverse weather conditions, thousands of pilgrims thronged on the bank of Periyar river in Aluva to perform 'Karkkidaka Vavu Bali' at a Lord Shiva temple known for the annual ritual. The temple situated in the middle of the river remained submerged in gushing waters. Ernakulam district administration officials said elaborate arrangements were made by the ...
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Bisalpur Dam records lowest water level in 6 yrs 11.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Bisalpur dam in Deoli of Tonk district, which has become the lifeline of Rajasthan, has reached its minimum water level in the last ten years. The situation is that there has been a huge reduction in drinking water supply in hundreds of villages and several cities including Tonk, Ajmer, Jaipur. Within the last five months, 6 TMC water has been vapourized. Now, if there is no rain in the coming days, then the dam water will be able to serve the people of cities like Jaipur and Ajmer for only 3 months, till November. The total water level of the dam is 315.50 RL metres and 38.70 TMC water is filled in it. Now, the gauge of the dam is recorded as 309.19 RL metres. Only 8.61 TMC of water is remaining, which is 22.24% of the total water capacity. Assistant Engineer of Dam Project Manish Bansal said that till date, 4 TMC water has been given for irrigation and 10.35 TMC for drinking. On one hand, the water level of the dam is decreasing and on the other hand, the dam is constantly accumulating the waste, which ...
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Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Sushree Uma Bharti calls upon citizens to join the Swachh Survekshan Grameen-2018 10.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Sushree Uma Bharti has called upon all citizens to participate in the Swachh Survekshan Grameen-2018 commissioned by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation to rank the states and districts on key sanitation parameters.
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‘GMC administrator needed to manage city affairs’ 10.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘GMC administrator needed to manage city affairs’
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Financial irregularities cast shadow on four water supply projects 10.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Financial irregularities cast shadow on four water supply projects
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Rajasthan: Jal Swavlamban revitalises water sources in Dausa 10.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The Mukhyamantri Jal Swavlamban Yojana is proving to be a milestone in eliminating the water problem in the state to great extent. Under the scheme, water storage reservoirs of ancient times have been rejuvenated and are getting the rainwater. The water level in the wells has also gone up. Speaking on the Mukhyamantri Jal Swavlamban Yojana, Dausa Collector Naresh Sharma said that the scheme has been to solve the problem of water shortage in the state. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje’s efforts have solved the drinking water problem and the villagers are also getting water for irrigation. Talking specifically about Dausa district, Sharma added that where the old water resources have been restored for the purpose of storing water , the work has also been done in the direction of developing some new water sources. Moreover, hurdles that stopped the water reaching these sources have also been removed for maximum storage. MLA Shankar Sharma said that when he became the MLA of Dausa, the situation of water in ...
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Government is implementing several schemes for empowerment of tribal persons 9.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Tribal Affairs is implementing the following schemes through NGOs in tribal areas of the country: -   Grant-in-aid to Voluntary Organisations working for the welfare of Scheduled Tribes: The prime objective of the scheme is to enhance the reach of welfare schemes of Government and fill the gaps in service deficient tribal areas, in the sectors such as education, health, drinking water, agro-horticultural productivity, social security etc. through the efforts of voluntary organizations;   Strengthening Education among Scheduled Tribe (ST) Girls in Low Literacy Districts: The scheme aims to bridge the gap in literacy levels between the general female population and tribal women, through facilitating 100% enrolment of tribal girls in the identified Districts or Blocks, more particularly in naxal affected areas and in areas inhabited by Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs), and reducing drop-outs at the elementary level by creating the required ambience for education; and   Vocational ...
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No end in sight of Guwahatians’ drinking water woes 8.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
No end in sight of Guwahatians’ drinking water woes
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Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje extols development works carried out by government 8.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
In a public meeting held at Gangartalai in Banswara, chief minister Vasundhara Raje spoke about the works done by her government in last four and half years. On Tuesday, Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra entered its fourth day. She started the address by invoking the names of local deities and greeted the people in local dialect. In the public meeting, she informed the gathering about the various works done by her government including  Rs 136 crore Survania drinking water project. This project is supplying water in 82 villages in three assembly areas. Vasundhara Raje also informed about the works like construction of model school, Sharda girls hostel among other things in Gangartalai. The focus of the CM largely remained on the development works carried out in last four-and-half years as she also went on to discuss the roadmap of future development of the area. On Tuesday as well Raje called upon a beneficiary who informed everyone about the benefit he was receiving from Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Ujwala Scheme,  ...
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Review of progress of North-Eastern States on SBM-G 7.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Secretary of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Shri Parameswaran Iyer reviewed the progress of all North-Eastern States on Swachh Bharat Mission-Grameen (SBM-G) at a regional workshop in Guwahati today.
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Outside defecations causing chronic infections 7.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey (NARSS) in 2017 done by World Bank, 77% of the household were found to have access to the toilets during the survey period.   The administrative data available on Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin portal, the sanitation coverage is 89.4% as on date.
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