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Last updated: Dec 14 2017 22:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Vaigai water reaches Big Tank 14.12.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Ramnad gets water after a gap of two years
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11% rise in rural incomes but migration continues unabated 14.12.2017 Rediff: Business
80% of the surveyed districts did not show any change in migration
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Land abandoned after mining 14.12.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
Land mining near Bhamod Gram Panchayat has led farmers to abandon their cultivation due to a shortage of water. This was revealed in a recent study conducted by 30 research scholars during a short course organised by Institute of Development Studies. According to the research, the land mining has led to depletion of the groundwater level and the water shortage in the village. As a result, small farmers have abandoned their cultivation as there was no money to bring water through the pipeline from faraway places. Hence, a major chunk of the cultivable and fertile land in the village is left uncultivated for a long time. Farmers reportedly remain idle throughout the year as there is no other alternative employment opportunities in the village. In the field survey, 74 per cent farmers reported that farming is not profitable for them as a source of livelihood. The next best alternative is to depend on cattle rearing as 43 per cent of farmers reported. However, cattle rearing is also not considered as a ...
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Appeal against ban on sand mining posted for orders 13.12.2017 Hindu: National
Govt. says it is monitoring quarrying operations across State
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Hydrogeologists’ warning on groundwater goes unheeded 13.12.2017 Hindu: News
‘Plea for banning sinking of new borewells fails to get government’s attention’
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RJD defers 'Bihar bandh' to December 21 12.12.2017 Zee News : States
Monday's RJD march was dismissed by Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, alleging that Lalu's party was trying to "protect the sand mafia as it funded the party". 
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5-yr-old files plea in NGT blaming Delhi Metro of causing noise pollution 12.12.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The NGT was hearing a plea filed by Rohini resident Samriddhi Goswami, through her father Rakesh Goswami.
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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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8 crore saplings to be planted in Narmada catchment area on July 2: Chouhan 12.12.2017 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that 8 crore saplings will be... more »
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Migration to cities continues; 80% households show no change: Survey 12.12.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
The selection of districts was based on NRM expenditure per MNREGA worker on natural resource management component
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World's largest water diversion plan won't quench China's thirst 11.12.2017 All Specials Stories
Rivers and aquifers have been poisoned by years of poor control over fertiliser use
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RJD protests against Bihar's sand mining policy, calls for shutdown 11.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The opposition RJD on Monday protested against the sand mining policy of the Bihar government which it said had led to an over two-fold increase in the price of sand, and called for a day-long shutdown on December 18.
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Outcome of seminars and conferences should be visible on the ground says Gadkari 11.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport and Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that deliberations and outcome of seminars and conferences should be visible on the ground and benefit the farmers and common man.
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5 yrs after Food Security Act, poor Indians to get millets at Rs 1/kg 11.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
So far, only a few states such as Karnataka and Tamil Nadu had made available millets and that too only in certain pockets
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Long-term contract needed for RO plant: Bedi 11.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Lieutenant Governor says it will ensure uninterrupted treated water to residents of Thanampalayam
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Mothe’s water woes to end soon? 11.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
Officials say Godavari water will be diverted to CM’s adopted village in 15 days
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SSI suspended for his role in sand smuggling 10.12.2017 Hindu: Cities
A Special Sub-Inspector of Police, Narayan, attached to the District Crime Branch, was placed under suspension on the charges of connivance in sand smuggling and threatening officials. The Superinten...
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Ramnad, Sivaganga get drinking water from Vaigai dam 10.12.2017 Hindu: National
Water will reach the Big Tank in three days, say officials
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Farmers disappointed with water release 10.12.2017 Hindu: Home
They pin hope on monsoon to save paddy crop
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PMK levels graft charges against govt. 9.12.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Presents a 206-page dossier to Governor listing several charges
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