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Entire Rayalaseema region will get Krishna water soon, says Naidu 22.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanti canal to be extended up to Madakasira
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Prominent legislators of Vijayapura, Bagalkot districts hoping to get Cabinet berths 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
With the Congress-JD(S) coalition all set to form the government in Karnataka, curiosity about who would become Ministers in the new government is on
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Small contractors turn to government for relief 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Mumbai: Over two lakh small contractors, who have been affected by lack of projects and the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), have
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Agro exports, line of credit to strengthen India-Egypt economic ties: Envoy 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Pointing out that trade exchanges between India and Egypt have picked up pace in the last one year, outgoing Indian Ambassador to the Arab nation Sanjay Bhattacharya on Monday said the growth in agro-exports from India to Egypt and its acceptance of India's line of credit facility can further boost bilateral economic ties.
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Demonstration staged 21.5.2018 Hindu: Coimbatore
The CPI on Monday staged a demonstration in front of the Collectorate here urging the government to check the illegal transportation of ration rice. T
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Maha contractors to meet on May 30 over lack of work, GST woes 21.5.2018 General News
The Maharashtra State Contractors Association, an umbrella body of over two lakh small contractors registered with the state government, has called for a meeting on May 30 to chalk out a plan of action over their woes. The meeting, to be held in Raigad district, will deliberate on the lack of government projects for them as well as hurdles in the clearance of their dues after the implementation of the Goods and Services Act, said its functionaries. The body has written a four-page letter addressed to the state government alleging a cut in capital expenditure, chaos post GST and purposeful deletion of small contractors from projects. The letter stated that these issues were harming around 1.5 crore to two crore people who gain employment due to small contractors. "Works in PWD, irrigation, water conservation have come to a standstill. Be it construction of new roads or maintenance of government buildings, I challenge the government to show any ongoing work. It has all ..
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140 cases of diarrhoea recorded in Hyderabad 21.5.2018 General News
With temperatures rising in the city, Hyderabad has witnessed a surge in diarrhoea cases and hospitals in the city are chock-a-block due to the same.As summer is also a season of vacation, people tend to go out with their family and have junk food more. As street foods are mostly unhygienic, this leads to people suffering from a variety of symptoms under diarrhoea .Dr. Shankar, the superintendent of Government Fever Hospital, explained the rise of diarrhoea cases in this summer." Diarrhoea cases are becoming more common in this summer as people are taking unfiltered water. For example, people are even fond of taking ice which is mixed in sugarcane juices and this ice is not be prepared with purified water. When they drink this, it leads to vomiting, abdomen pain and loose motions which is known as called as gastroenteritis. This month, we have witnessed 140 diarrhea cases so far. A large number of cases have been registered here (in Government Fever Hospital)," he said."Another ...
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Beat the heat with right thirst quenchers 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
With summer comes the struggle to find the right thirst quencher as opting for aerated drinks can add unnecessary body weight. Try lassi, coconut water and sugarcane juice, suggest experts.
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Amarinder orders testing of drinking water supply 21.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
To prevent the spread of contamination triggered by spill of molasses into Beas
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Stalin, Kumaraswamy on same page over Cauvery; favour bilateral talks 21.5.2018 Latest News
Kumaraswamy said he favoured talks to solve the Cauvery issue amicably and assured his full cooperation to Tamil Nadu on the matter
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NLCIL donates battery car to Meenakshi temple 21.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
It will be maintained for the next five years by the vendor
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Stalin, Kumaraswamy on same page over Cauvery 20.5.2018 General News
DMK working president M K Stalin today batted for 'cordial ties' with the new government which will assume power in Karnataka and asked the AIADMK regime to work for a solution to the Cauvery issue through talks. Subsequently JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy too favoured bilateral talks to solve the issue. Cordial ties should be created with the new government and a solution hammered out through talks, Stalin said at a function at Nagapattinam district "Though we have got a legal victory, water to the necessary extent should be received and farmers should be provided with that," he said. If farmers were not provided with water for irrigation, DMK would steer protests to get it, he said. He said that during the previous DMK regime, former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi had got Cauvery water for Tamil Nadu through his 'friendly attitude' with his Karnataka counterparts. "Thalaivar (leader) Kalaignar fulfilled everything by establishing friendly ties with neighbouring States." DMK,
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Kaleshwaram estimates go up 20.5.2018 Hindu: Rx
Increase in cost by ₹1,762 crore although the cost of one lift system goes down
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Cauvery water dispute: MK Stalin, HD Kumaraswamy on same page; say will work on proper solution 20.5.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
DMK working president M K Stalin today batted for 'cordial ties' with the new government which will assume power in Karnataka and asked the AIADMK regime to work for a solution to the Cauvery issue through talks. Subsequently JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy too favoured bilateral talks to solve the issue. Cordial ties should be created with the new government and a solution hammered out through talks, Stalin said at a function at Nagapattinam district "Though we have got a legal victory, water to the necessary extent should be received and farmers should be provided with that," he said. If farmers were not provided with water for irrigation, DMK would steer protests to get it, he said. He said that during the previous DMK regime, former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi had got Cauvery water for Tamil Nadu through his 'friendly attitude' with his Karnataka counterparts. "Thalaivar (leader) Kalaignar fulfilled everything by establishing friendly ties with neighbouring States." DMK, meanwhile, said its leader Stalin ...
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Inscription shows people, govt worked together for water 20.5.2018 General News
Over a millennium old inscription discovered days ago by archaeologists at a village shows people took an active part in water management, ensuring proper irrigation of farm lands in Tamil Nadu. The inscription records the setting up of a stone sluice in a lake by a local man to cater to the irrigation needs of a village near the temple town of Thiruvannamalai. It says the man, identified in the inscription as 'Korra Nangi of Gangeya Uttama Nallur,' was the donor for putting up the sluice and it showed that people played an active role in water management. Prof S Rajavelu, Department of Maritime History and Marine Archaeology, Tamil University here, told PTI that the inscription was from the period of Chola king Rajaraja I, dating to his 24th regnal year (1009 AD). The archaeologist said the inscription on a stone was found at Kovil Poraiyur village near Thiruvannamalai. "Interestingly, the inscription stone is planted underneath a peepal tree and it is worshipped by the .
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Dharamshala facing acute water shortage as tourist season begins 20.5.2018 General News
Dharamshala, a hill city surrounded by dense cedar forests on the edge of the Himalayas, is facing acute drinking water shortage as the tourist season is about to begin this summer. A district headquarter since 1845, Dharamshala is one of the major tourist destinations for people wanting to escape the intense heat-waves that sweep northern India, including the national capital Delhi, during the peak summer months. The drinking water shortage prompted Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur to say yesterday that irrigation and water supply projects and schemes have been given priority by his government. He said Rs 2,572 crore was earmarked in the state budget for early completion of these programmes. During the British rule, the Bhagsunath fresh water spring supplied water to Dharamshala and the hill city used to get uninterrupted water supply until the 1960s. Later, the government arranged drinking water from Gaj Khad river, which is a source of glacial waters of the Dhauladhar
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Greens condemn plans to revive multipurpose scheme 20.5.2018 Hindu: National
3-decade-old Kuriarkutty-Karapara scheme billed as solution to water crisis in Chittur
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Highway building, water bodies construction can go hand in hand: Gadkari 20.5.2018 General News
A programme to push construction of water bodies in drought-prone areas in lieu of soil excavated to be used in highway building has come in handy to create 2,841 tmc of storage capacity in Buldana district of Maharashtra, which could have cost around Rs 43 crore to the state, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said. A pilot project in drought-prone Buldana district is underway to usges ensuring water, jobs and infrastructure to people, Gadkari reveale earth materials excavated from 202 sites, where ponds and water bodies are being dug and desilted, for 12 highway projects in the district, Gadkari, who holds multiple portfolios, including highways and water resources, told PTI. The project will benefit at least 112 villaed. Enthused by the results of the pilot project, Gadkari exuded confidence that such a model can be replicated successfully in states like Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh which battle with acute water shortage. Around 12 highways projects are underway .
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Teachers quarters inaugurated 20.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Teachers quarters inaugurated
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Sewage channel, a bane of Samanatham 20.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Chemical units, welding shops discharge waste into drain
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