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Cycle jatha to create awareness on road safety, water conservation 15.1.2018 Deccan Herald - News
Padubidri Rotary Club organised Cyclothon 2018 from Kaup Vidyanikethana School to Hejamady on Sunday, to create awareness on water conservation, road safety and ill effects of drug abuse. Udupi Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis flagged off the rally and called upon the people to give prominence to conserve water. Associations should create awareness on rainwater harvesting in every household to increase the water table, she advised. Karkala ASP Rishikesh Sonawane said if vehicle users follow road safety rules then accidents can be prevented. There is need to create awareness on conservation of environment. Cycling also helps an individual maintain good health, he reminded. MLA Vinaykumar Sorake released a handbill. 15 km The 15-km bicycle jatha passed through Kaup-Uchila-Ermal-Padubidri-Hejamady Gram Panchayat. Karkala ASP Rishikesh Sonawane participated in cycling from Kaup to Uchila. The members of Udupi Cycling Club, Mantra Surfing Club, Mulooru Al Ihsan School, Kaup Vidyanikethana School, ...
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NGT directs CGWA to inform DJB about groundwater data in Delhi 15.1.2018 General News
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) to inform the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) about the latest groundwater data in the national capital within a week. A bench headed by Acting Chairperson Justice U D Salvi asked the CGWA to apprise the DJB regarding extraction of groundwater by the industries in highly exploited areas. "Looking to the progress in the present cases and considering the role of CGWA in regulation, control, development and management of groundwater resources in the country, we direct the CGWA to communicate to the DJB about latest available groundwater data...within a week," the bench said. The tribunal warned that it would take coercive measures if the direction was not complied with within the stipulated time. During the hearing, the counsel appearing for the CGWA told the green panel that the 2017 policy for groundwater consumption "is in the making" and the groundwater data for such policy was available with ...
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Kejriwal waives off arrears for using borewells 13.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday waived off arrears for use of borewells in Dwarka and Palam, after visiting the west Delhi areas with AAP MLAs.
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NGT cancels warrant against DMRC head 9.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Counsel assures Metro official would be present to answer query
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Rainwater harvesting: NGT cancels warrant against DMRC MD 8.1.2018 General News
The National Green Tribunal has cancelled a bailable warrant issued against the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Managing Director Mangu Singh for failure of its officials to appear before it to apprise it about the installation of rainwater harvesting systems. A bench headed by acting NGT chairperson Justice U D Salvi passed the order after counsel for the DMRC assured the bench that a senior official of the Delhi Metro would be present before it to answer its query. "The counsel appearing on behalf of the DMRC seeks cancellation of bailable warrant. He undertakes to keep the senior official of the DMRC equipped with necessary instructions present before the tribunal. Undertaking is accepted. Bailable warrant issued is cancelled," the bench said. The tribunal had directed a senior official to be present before it to explain why rainwater harvesting system could not be installed at some locations of Delhi Metro. When the matter came up for hearing on December 22 last,
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Buildings sans RWH pits to attract punitive action 6.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
House owner and corresponding official will be held responsible, says KTR
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Awareness programme on schemes implemented by SFAC commences 5.1.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Awareness programme on schemes implemented by SFAC commences
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Two-day agri fest from Saturday 4.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore, is organising a two-day agri fest on January 6 and 7 on the college premises at Neelambur coinciding with the Pongal celebrations. ‘Ve...
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Delhi air pollution, Ganga & Yamuna rejuvenation kept NGT busy in 2017 31.12.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The tribunal also expressed its anguish at the AAP government for not taking preventive steps to deal with air pollution
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Wells to be recharged 27.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Schools, hospitals under Jalasree
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Water woes of Bengaluru 22.12.2017 Hindu: Leisure
Given the grim scenario, treatment of wastewater, rainwater harvesting and disciplining groundwater exploitation are urgently called for. There is a need for accountability too. By M.A. Siraj
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Parliament proceedings | Live: Rajya Sabha adjourned after Opposition MPs protest 21.12.2017 Hindu: News
On Wednesday, both Houses of Parliament were affected by disruptions, which led to repeated adjournments.Lok Sabha | 12 noonMr. Trivedi's next supplementary is on how the government is going to manage...
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How to start harvesting rainwater at your home in Chennai 12.12.2017 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Contrary to what many believe, rainwater harvesting has significant monetary as well as environmental benefits. So if you are still unsure of why and how you should go about it, here's a quick overview. ...
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Give info on Phase-II of Yamuna cleaning by tomorrow: NGT to DJB 12.12.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The green panel had said that pollution in the Yamuna was of serious concern as it was highly contaminated by industrial effluents and sewage.
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NGT directs Himachal hotel to demolish illegal structure 12.12.2017 Hindu: National
Imposes environmental compensation of ₹10 lakh
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Pinarayi Vijayan govt mulls promotion of 'green habitat' concept in Kerala 3.12.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
Amid concerns about unscientific construction practises, the Kerala government is considering promoting a 'green habitat' concept giving thrust to eco-friendly and reusable building materials, natural water storage and solid waste management. Haritha Keralam Mission, the state-run agency which envisages a clean and green state, has initiated an initial round of discussion with various experts and stakeholders in this regard, official sources here said. An alternative and sustainable architecture practice would be promoted in place of the existing conventional mode of construction under the 'green habitat' concept, they said. The buildings, under the concept, are planned to be designed in such a way that natural sunlight and wind would be used to maximum and the usage of electricity reduces to the minimum. A rainwater harvesting or natural water storage system would be a sure feature of such 'green' buildings, where even kitchen and drainage water would be recycled and reused for other household purposes, ...
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Kerala government promotes green habitat amid unscientific constructions 3.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The buildings, under the concept, are planned to be designed in such a way that natural sunlight and wind would be used to maximum and the usage of electricity reduces to the minimum.
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NGT summons community leaders over STP to tackle Yamuna pollution 30.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday summoned representatives of the Valmiki community from Najafgarh after the Delhi Government expressed its inability to set up an STP for cleaning the Yamuna river since the land in the area belonged to the community.
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At 15, this girl plans to harvest energy from rainwater 29.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
When you can make energy from wind, why not from rainwater? This question from her father inspired their 15-year-old girl from Azerbaijan to set up a company to do exactly that.
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50 innovative projects for Kozhikode 29.11.2017 Hindu: News
District panchayat celebrating second anniversary
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