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Bengaluru’s real estate market up last year; but can apartment construction ban help the water situation? 18.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Residential projects are increasing in Bengaluru again, after a slump. Would an apartment construction ban really help the city's water situation now? How would it affect the economy?
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How one of Delhi’s tallest structures is contributing to climate change 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Intense summers are not uncommon in Delhi, but when temperatures soared to 48 degrees this June, it was a record even by city standards. Could emissions from the East Delhi Ghazipur landfill have had a role to play?
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Mumbai could save water through its mandatory rainwater harvesting rule – but no one seems to care 17.7.2019 Scroll.in
It is compulsory for new buildings in Mumbai to collect and store rainwater, but the municipal corporation has done little to enforce this rule in 12 years.
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Meghalaya Cabinet adopts Draft Water Policy 14.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya Cabinet adopts Draft Water Policy
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The big news: General Bipin Rawat warns Pakistan against misadventures, and nine other top stories 13.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: New Cabinet ministers in Goa will be sworn in at 3 pm, and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said no one should be forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’.
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Meghalaya becomes first state to have a water policy, to focus on rainwater harvesting 13.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The new policy, which was approved by the state Cabinet, outlines quality check procedures and measures to control the use of groundwater.
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Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': Govt tells Lok Sabha 12.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': Govt tells Lok Sabha
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One held for sand mining 12.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
One held for sand mining
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In maps: How Chennai grew over its lakes 12.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The location of the IT corridor, between valuable ecological areas, has raised the risk of drought and flooding.
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Top news: Homes and offices of lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover raided by CBI 11.7.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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The big news: Ten of 15 Congress MLAs in Goa join BJP, and nine other top stories 11.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: The Centre prematurely repatriated CBI DIG Tarun Gauba to his state cadre, and the CBI named ex-minister Gayatri Prajapati in a UP mining scam.
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As the water crisis deepens, can India afford to leave groundwater unregulated? 11.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Experts say India needs a legislation on water that will incentivise conservation.
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UP mining scam: Former minister Gayatri Prajapati and four IAS officers named accused by CBI 10.7.2019 Scroll.in
The case pertains to the renewal of sand mining lease licences allegedly in violation of the e-tendering process introduced by the state government in 2012.
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Cabinet approves report on Yamuna flood plain natural water storage project 10.7.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  The Delhi Cabinet, in its meeting on Wednesday approved the inter-departmental committee report on the first-of-its kind project in the country, the Yamuna flood plain natural water storage pilot project. The Cabinet was chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The important project aims at conserving water in the Yamuna floodplains and creating a […]
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What’s making the water in Shillong oily and undrinkable? 9.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Authorities say it is because of the high usage of chemicals needed to treat the turbid waters in the once pure rivers and springs of the region. But what is polluting the water in the first place?
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Centre asks civic bodies to set up cell for rainwater harvesting 8.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Centre asks civic bodies to set up cell for rainwater harvesting
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In pictures: Chennai’s daily struggle to quench its thirst 7.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Tankers tirelessly ferrying water are the city’s last hope.
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Budget pro-people: CM 6.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Budget pro-people: CM
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Rewards and punishment: A new Indian government report suggests ways to encourage water conservation 5.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The water table in the country is dipping annually by 0.4 metres, the report warns.
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Providing access to safe and adequate drinking water to all Indians is a priority of the Government 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman said that ensuring India’s water security and providing access to safe and adequate drinking water to all Indians is a priority of the Government.
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