User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
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Last updated: May 22 2017 01:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A platform on the banks of Iruvazhinji to promote green lifestyle 22.5.2017 Hindu: News
Green Carpet offers an array of eco-friendly lifestyle products under single roof
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Major tanks being dredged in and around Kumbakonam 21.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
The Kumbakonam municipality has taken up dredging eight major tanks at an estimate of ₹ 8 crore in six wards in the town with a view to augmenting rainwater harvesting capacity. In fact, work on five ...
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Tamil Nadu rural bank announces loan to create water-related infrastructure 20.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Tamil Nadu rural bank announces loan to create water-related infrastructure
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Preparing for the monsoon 19.5.2017 Hindu: Youth
If you have a rainwater harvesting system, now is the right time to clean filters and storage/recharge systems. By S. Vishwanath
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Building a sustainable future for upcoming architects, civil engineers 18.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
MRF's iconic `breathing building', was designed by celebrated architect Charles Correa and stands as a prototype for a `green building' whose engineering is sustainable and ecofriendly. A whole industry today, fuelled by global trends and national projects like smart cities, wants to create such designs.
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Darjeeling to get Rs 24 cr rainwater harvesting project 16.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a bid to improve access to drinking water in Darjeeling, the West Bengal government is starting a Rs 24 crore rainwater harvesting project for slum dwellers, an official said on Tuesday.
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For sustainable livelihoods 15.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
If you are a farmer in Sirsi-Siddapur part of Uttara Kannada district looking to construct a rainwater harvesting tank or looking for skilled labourers to harvest the areca crop, but don't know where to go, look no further than Manuvikasa. Based in Siddapur taluk in Uttara Kannada district, the non-profit organisation caters to these requirements of farmers, and more. Manuvikasa was started in 2003 by a group of rural youths with the motto of social transformation. The organisation focuses on the issues of sustainable livelihood, natural resources management and conservation, women empowerment, and educational support to the underprivileged children. "We have a practical approach on sustainability and conservation," says Ganapathi Bhat, director of Manuvikasa. The organisation has a staff of 60 to manage and monitor everyday work, apart from volunteers from different walks of life. "Being a farmer myself, I have witnessed the difficulties faced by poor farmers. This prompted me to start this ...
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Poorer nations contribute more towards big mammal conservation, says index 15.5.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Asia scored the lowest; is home to the greatest number of countries classified as underperformers
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Water conservation steps from next week 15.5.2017 Hindu: News
400 harvesting units to be installed
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Citizen activists take message of water conservation to residents 14.5.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A citizen activist group is taking matters into its own hands to address the issues plaguing the city with soaring mercury levels and severe water crisis. 'Water Warriors', in their 9th campaign, set out to create awareness among citizens on the importance of recycling water and rain water harvesting (RWH) at houses and workspaces at Horamavu (ward 25) on Sunday. While the last edition carried out last week was celebrated at Vijayanagar, this time, the Bengaluru Water Warriors — a citizen activist group along with various stakeholders such as Esther Enclave Residents' Welfare Association, B.PAC, BWSSB among others took the initiative to Horamavu. A poster-making competition and water quiz for children aged below 15 years was organised to encourage them to participate as young water champions. To disseminate information on water conservation, a street play by Abhinaya Taranga theatre group was held at two different places in Horamavu and Ramamurthy Nagar falling under KR Puram Assembly ...
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NABARD project on water conservation under way in State 14.5.2017 The Assam Tribune
NABARD project on water conservation under way in State
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Rainwater harvesting pits in forest areas 13.5.2017 Hindu: News
All efforts to increase green cover
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Going all out to harvest rainwater 13.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
The State government will explore all possibilities to harvest rainwater by incorporating rural technology, Minister for Cooperation Kadakampally Surendran has said.He was speaking at a seminar on rai...
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Affordable housing solutions at Hab-Fest 12.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
Alternative technologies showcased at Habitat Technology fair
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Call for agriculture sensitive to nutrition 12.5.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Scientists discuss climate change
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This PG student is on a mission to save water 8.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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School students discover ancient temple boundary stones near Ramanathapuram 7.5.2017 Hindu: News
Class IX students of Thirupullani government school discovered the “thiruvaazhikal” with inscriptions of sun, moon and fish.
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Water auditing need of the hour: Pinarayi 6.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Water supply scheme in Alappuzha
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This summer, RWH pits make a hot topic 5.5.2017 Hindu: Chennai
A voluntary organisation is trying to get residents of Chromepet and surrounding areas to construct them much ahead of the NE monsoon
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Renovation of water bodies progressing fast in Salem dt. 5.5.2017 Hindu: News
The ‘kudi maramathu project’ of renovating the water bodies with the active participation of the farmers is progressing at a fast pace in Salem district. A total of 48 works of rehabilitating the tank...
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