User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Conservation
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Govt. notifies committees for protection of wetlands 21.10.2017 Hindu: National
They will be responsible for monitoring water sources
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Encroachments shrink Hoodi, Sadaramangala lakes to death 19.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Plaster of Paris Ganesha idols and heaps of garbage dumped in Sadaramangala Lake, KR Puram, have remain uncleared, painting a sorry picture of the waterbody. Hoodi Lake, which is situated nearby, is also in shambles. The two lakes have shrunk drastically over the years. Hoodi lake, at one point in time, spanned 15.10 acres. The catchment area of these lakes was encroached upon by builders even as officials looked the other way. About 1.29 acres of Hoodi lake has been encroached upon by the government itself to build roads and burial grounds. Seema Garg, CEO, Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority, said officials involved in the encroachment do not take the permission of the Authority before going ahead with the projects. She said now that it has been brought to their notice, they will take action. Operators of private water tankers used to draw water from the lake illegally and supply it to the city. But this has been stopped now, said Balachandran P, a resident. Sadaramangala Lake, which ...
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Punjab allows 'Right of Way' to lay irrigation pipelines 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Punjab Cabinet on Monday approved granting 'Right of Way' to government departments concerned or farmers to enable them to lay underground irrigation pipelines through other land holders' areas.
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Orientation prog on climate change adaptation 15.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Orientation prog on climate change adaptation
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NoC must for drawing groundwater: Centre 14.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Industries and mining and infrastructure projects may have to obtain a no objection certificate (NoC) for drawing groundwater, with the Centre proposing new guidelines. According to the draft issued by the Ministry of Water Resources, all existing and new industries, and mining and infrastructure projects must obtain an NoC for drawing groundwater. However, individual domestic households and the agriculture sector have been exempted. The guidelines, intended for better management of groundwater, also proposed to levy a new water conservation fee based on the quantum of extraction. The fee will depend on the use, area and quantity, and varies from Re 1 to Rs 6 per cubic metre. A cubic metre is 1,000 litres, and the fee should be paid to the state government agencies. The guidelines were sent to the states, seeking their comments, an official told DH. Individual households having up to 2 HP pumps from a single tubewell in their premises will be exempted from seeking the NoC. The NoC would be considered ...
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Govt to bring 12 lakh ha land under micro-irrigation 14.10.2017 ET: Agriculture
Addressing the valedictory session of the fifth five-day India Water Week here, he said it was something which hadn't been achieved in the post-Independence era.
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Priest Vasudev's body recovered 14.10.2017 deccanherald.com
The fire-brigade and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Saturday fished out the body of priest Vasudev, which was washed away in stormwater drain yesterday evening. The body was found near Summanahalli bridge.

The team has continued the search for the bodies of a mother and daughter, who were also washed away in the same storm water drain.


More details awaited
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Farmers upbeat as copious rains fill up tanks in State 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
70 tmcft available in minor irrigation tanks, says official
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Jakkur Lake overflows 13.10.2017 Deccan Herald - City
As the city was reeling under heavy rainfall over the past few days, the lake in Jakkur was filled to the brim and has been overflowing.

The lake which has been dry for several years, has the capacity to hold about 1,600 MLD of water. N K Sapna, assistant engineer, lakes, BBMP said that if it continues to rain like this, lakes in Harohalli and Dasarahalli will also be full soon.
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Reviving glory of Wadakkanchery river 13.10.2017 Hindu: News
Conservation work under Haritha Kerala Mission
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Renew Financial Names Mary Luévano Southern California Regional Director for CaliforniaFIRST PACE Program 13.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
OAKLAND, Calif: Renew Financial, a leading provider of financing for home improvements, today announced that Mary Luévano has joined the company as Southern California Regional Director.
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Bounty in the pits: Water conservation trenches change face of Rajasthan villages 13.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Kishan Lal Ahir, a farmer in Ummedpura village of this district in southern Rajasthan, is a happy man today as he can sow two crops a year instead of the one he used to due to water scarcity.
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Krishi Mela in Brahmavar on Oct. 14, 15 12.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
The Zonal Agricultural and Horticultural Research Station (ZAHRS), affiliated to the University of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences (UAHS), Shivamogga, will be organising a Krishi Mela at Brahm...
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Pondicherry Shark, Red Sea Torpedo and Tentacled Butterfly Ray may have become extinct, fear scientists 11.10.2017 Hindu: News
Three marine species, the Pondicherry Shark, the Red Sea Torpedo and the Tentacled Butterfly Ray might have become possibly extinct in the oceanic waters of the Arabian Seas Region (ASR) since no evid...
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American Standard Wins 2017 WaterSense Partner of the Year 11.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
PISCATAWAY, N.J: American Standard, part of the LIXIL Corporation, has been recognized with a 2017 WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year Award for the brand's ongoing efforts to increase awareness about water conservation and the use of WaterSense labeled products.
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Vast, wasted space at World Tamil Sangam 11.10.2017 Hindu: Madurai
Underutilisation of the area lamented
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New policy to set up ‘climate-proof’ villages in State 11.10.2017 Hindu: News
To focus on vulnerable districts
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State told to refund unspent Central funds 11.10.2017 Hindu: News
Money was allocated for regeneration of Veli, Akkulam lakes
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PM to attend inauguration of birth centenary celebration of Nanaji Deshmukh 10.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will attend the inauguration of the birth centenary celebration of Nanaji Deshmukh at IARI at Pusa in New Delhi tomorrow (11th October, 2017).
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Serving people & wildlife 9.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Mahadevaswamy, a spirited young man has travelled three km from his village near Bandipur Tiger Reserve to meet a farmer, Mahadeva, on a rainy morning. An exasperated Mahadeva wasted no time in describing why he had phoned early that morning. A lone elephant had eaten 30% of cotton plants he had sown. No other plants were trampled in the entire three-acre patch. Giant foot patches shaped by spilled water and fresh dung for evidence, it seemed the animal even enjoyed a break at a pool nearby. The elephant's midnight merry had cost Mahadeva nearly Rs 5,000. Mahadevaswamy, who tended to the issue, is part of the Wild Seve team, a first of its kind voluntary service in India. Dr Krithi Karanth of Wildlife Conservation Society is the founder of Wild Seve. In 2013, her research in Karnataka showed that although 64% of people were facing crop damage by wildlife, only a fraction of them (31%) would claim compensation from authorities owing to bureaucratic hurdles. This motivated Krithi to establish a responsive ...
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