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Last updated: Mar 20 2019 20:11 IST RSS 2.0
 
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1 billion Indians live in water scarce areas: Report 20.3.2019 Sify Finance
As many as one billion people in India live in areas of physical water scarcity, of which 600 million are in areas of high to extreme water stress, according to a new report.
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Deforestation: Ukhrul reels under water scarcity 17.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Deforestation: Ukhrul reels under water scarcity
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‘Why are the police asking irrelevant questions?’: Disquiet grows over missing Sterlite activist 12.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
RS Mugilan disappeared last month after publicly accusing top police officials of colluding with Sterlite to ‘orchestrate violence’ during the Thoothukudi stir.
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How Jaipur's informal economy has wrecked the lives of Graduates, farmers and even Factory owners 11.3.2019 Sify Finance
Finding work and sustenance in earning money is a tough proposition even at the entry level for graduates and for factory owners.
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Tanker water supply dwindling, Cauvery water yet to arrive: What’s BBMP promising Bellandur? 11.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Apartment representatives got a slew of promises on water supply from MLA Aravind Limbavali this Saturday. But can BBMP deliver on these?
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Drinking water shortage hits border villages along Lakhimpur, Dhemaji dists 9.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Drinking water shortage hits border villages along Lakhimpur, Dhemaji dists
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Rs 1.36 crore for just 200 MLD of water; can Chennai really afford desalination plants? 7.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The operational and maintenance cost of the two functional desalination plants is exorbitant, while it is possible to procure the same yield in the form of treated water from lakes, ponds and quarries at one fourth the cost. Why, then, is Chennai looking at a third plant?
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Illegal sand mining continues even after change of power 5.3.2019 Central Chronicle
(Madhya Bharat-Bundelkhand Diary) Pawan Sharma   Highlights Dumper crushed a bike rider in Sehore’s Shahganj Villagers torched 10 dumpers The kidnapping of a young woman in Guna has raised question mark over law and order situation Bhopal: The government has changed but the illegal sand mining continues as before. Recently a sand laden dumper crushed a […]
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A tale of two ponds that could mean less flooding for Sholingannalur this year 5.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Naturally blessed with hundreds of lakes and ponds, the city of Chennai can easily improve its ground water levels by restoring these water bodies. Here are two success stories of pond rejuvenation projects that could inspire other neighbourhoods in the city.
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Start-Up Diaries: How mentorship helped this innovative water conservation firm 1.3.2019 Sify Finance
Faclon Labs uses concepts such as Internet of Things to manage water resources. And its Co-Founder talks about how active mentorship from the Marico Innovation Foundation has helped it get gain control of managing a company.
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Study shows the impact of unplanned development on river basins and catchment areas 28.2.2019 Scroll.in
A team of ecologists from Bengaluru studied the Kali river basin to determine interlinkages between water biodiversity, hydrology, ecology and the land cover.
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Hardeep S Puri Dedicates Flyover and Underpass between Northern Mahipalpur Bypass Road and Airport Road 28.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) of Housing & Urban Affairs, today dedicated the newly constructed Flyover and Underpass between Northern Mahipalpur Bypass Road and Airport Road near Hanuman Mandir.
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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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Water Conservation and Management should become people’s movement- Nitin Gadkari 25.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation & Road Transport and Highways & Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari today distributed 82 National Water Awards in 14 categories jointly with Minister of State, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal and Secretary, Shri U.P. Singh at New Delhi.
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Erosion, siltation posing threat to Kaziranga National Park 25.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Erosion, siltation posing threat to Kaziranga National Park
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DJB's capacity augmented 12% in 10 years: Economic survey 24.2.2019 Sify Finance
The installed capacity of the Delhi Jal Board has been augmented 12 per cent in the last 10 years, according to Delhi's Economic Survey 2018-19 report, tabled in the Assembly, here on Saturday.
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Hardeep S Puri lays Foundation Stone of Redevelopment of GPRA Colony at Sri niwas puri (Phase-I), New Delhi 22.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep S Puri,  Minister of State (I/C), Housing and Urban affairs today laid the Foundation   Stone   of   Redevelopment   of   GPRA   Colony   at Sriniwaspuri (Phase-I),  here in the august presence of Shri Ramesh Bidhuri, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) along with Shri Prabhakar Singh, Director General, CPWD.
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BEL Launches Atmospheric Water Generator safe Drinking Water, Straight From the Air 21.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has unveiled its new product, the Atmospheric Water Generator (AWG), an innovative solution to meet the ever-increasing need for drinking water worldwide, today at Aero India 2019.
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Here’s how you can fight water crisis by recycling greywater! 21.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
As Chennai braces for a water-starved summer, here is how you can do your bit to conserve the resource: reduce water consumption by recycling greywater.
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Flowing water bodies become parched lands: Where did the water go? 20.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Keezhkattalai and Pallavaram lakes, that once were primary sources of water for irrigation as well as domestic use, now suffer the effects of rampant encroachment, often sanctioned by governments themselves. Restoration work has also been moving at snail's pace.
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