User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Water-Borne-Diseases
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Rs 550 crore spent on clean up, yet Ludhiana’s polluted Buddha Nulla only grows more toxic 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters
Buddha Nulla, formerly Buddha Dariya, symbolises Ludhiana's decay; its water grows more polluted and contaminated with carcinogens as governments fail to curb dumping and spend crores in sporadic cleaning efforts.
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Policy on health hazards accruing from climate change soon 11.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Policy on health hazards accruing from climate change soon
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State to introduce Rotavirus vaccine in early June 4.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
State to introduce Rotavirus vaccine in early June
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Golaghat civic board’s failure to supply drinking water resented 28.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Golaghat civic board’s failure to supply drinking water resented
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This Visakhapatnam-based doctor is providing free healthcare 3.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Meet Narasinga Rao, a 65-year-old doctor who is running a clinic in Seethammapeta and treating patients free of cost
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McDowell's water banned in J&K after e-Coli found 2.4.2019 Sify Finance
Jammu and Kashmir's Food Commissioner has banned the sale and supply of McDowell's packaged drinking water in the state after the detection of E. coli bacteria in it.
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Mozambique confirms first cholera death 1.4.2019 Hindu: News
517 cholera cases reported in Beira; Cyclone Idai kills over 500 people in Mozambique
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Water testing labs flooded with samples from district 30.3.2019 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Concern over possibility of a rise in waterborne diseases
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Water testing labs flooded with samples 28.3.2019 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Concern over possibility of a rise in waterborne diseases
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Alert against waterborne, airborne diseases in district 28.3.2019 Hindu: Cities
Health dept. warns of bacterial contamination of food with rise in temperature
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Golaghat residents hit hard by water-borne diseases 23.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Golaghat residents hit hard by water-borne diseases
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Can water ATMs ease the daily struggle of the poor in Bhubaneswar? 23.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Water ATMs now provide around 2.9 lakh litres of safe, affordable water every month to residents of 40 slums in Bhubaneswar. But in a city which has 400 plus slums and where the total demand for water is estimated to hit 143 million litres a day in 2019, can this really be a significant game-changer?
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Govt apathy maroons Karang island 11.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Govt apathy maroons Karang island
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An eco-friendly dry toilet can change rural sanitation – but Swachh Bharat Mission is ignoring it 25.2.2019 Scroll.in
Ecosan toilets are cost effective and don’t need water, but Swachh Bharat is focusing on pit toilets.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP passes Rs 12,574 cr budget | Aero Show tragedy | Summer brings health problems… and more 25.2.2019 Citizen Matters
From the fire at aeroshow to summer outbreak of diseases to BBMP's budget session discussions, all important stories from the last week in one place.
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Protect yourself from hepatitis 25.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Protect yourself from hepatitis
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Swine flu: How to protect yourself and be safe 21.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
If you are pregnant or obese you are at higher risk of swine flu.
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Are the healing powers of the Ganga a matter of blind faith or science? 18.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The water appears to have the ability to kill harmful bacteria, writes Sudipta Sen in a new book on the pasts and present of the Ganga river.
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Five facts about water our cities need to remember in 2019 4.1.2019 Citizen Matters
If reports, surveys and news headlines from 2018 are anything to go by, the future of our cities is ominous in terms of water availability and access. A recap of five key facts that must guide our efforts towards conserving and enhancing our water resources.
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Chennai Buzz: Action against illegal banners | Clean Marina by new year | Failed monsoon…and more 22.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From the water scenario in the city to action for a cleaner Marina and against illegal hoardings, here's a quick recap of the city's most important headlines as we come to the close of the week.
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