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Last updated: May 19 2019 12:18 IST RSS 2.0
 
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State farmers may now sell power to APDCL 19.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
State farmers may now sell power to APDCL
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‘We were attacked thrice’: A survivor’s story of the Left Front government’s siege of Marichjhapi 17.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The first-person account of Safal Halder, one of the survivors of the 1979 Marichjhapi massacre whose oral histories are recorded in ‘Blood Island’.
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As lakes dry up, Chennai will stop receiving water from its three main sources by June 10.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The authorities are looking to tap fast-depleting groundwater to make up some of the shortfall.
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Global biodiversity is declining ‘more rapidly than ever’, according to an alarming new report 6.5.2019 Scroll.in
Around one million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction, according to research by a team of international experts.
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Despite more rain over the last decade, Rajasthan’s lakes are running dry. Here’s why 6.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Erratic rainfall patterns, a consequence of climate change, has hurt the state’s agrarian economy.
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Chennai Buzz: Drought in city | Agni natchitram alert | HC directive on water bodies 6.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Heat and thirst alert for Chennai as summer intensifies: Check out how vulnerable the city is today and what steps are being taken. This and some more news headlines from the city in this edition of Buzz.
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Relief Camps and Community Kitchens Setup by Indian Navy in villages near Puri 6.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In order to provide succor to those in immediate need of assistance at most affected villages around Puri in the aftermath of extreme severe cyclone FANI, Indian Navy continues the Relief Operation with 3 ships using their integral helicopters.
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Jaipur Lok Sabha candidates: Sitting MP locks horns with former female Mayor 5.5.2019 Citizen Matters
The parliamentary constituency of Jaipur votes on May 6th. Will the BJP MP be able to win his seat a second time, even after a strong anti-incumbency wave cost his party the Assembly elections last year? His main rival: former mayor and Jaipur's first woman candidate in 48 years, fielded by the Congress.
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Ten years after Cyclone Aila hit Bay of Bengal, farmers in Sunderbans are still feeling the pain 4.5.2019 Scroll.in
The increased salinity in the soil has forced farmers to change what they grow.
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State to introduce Rotavirus vaccine in early June 4.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
State to introduce Rotavirus vaccine in early June
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Jal Sahelis: Women in parched Bundhelkhand villages are leading the charge for water conservation 1.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A network of women is reviving water harvesting techniques and traditional water bodies in the drought-ridden region of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.
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Maharashtra drought: Chief minister urges EC to relax Model Code of Conduct to enable relief work 30.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Voting in all the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state concluded on Monday.
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With poor track record of development, it’s Hindutva to the rescue for BJP in Bundelkhand 30.4.2019 Scroll.in
The region that spans parts of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh is one of the most economically deprived parts of the country.
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Golaghat civic board’s failure to supply drinking water resented 28.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Golaghat civic board’s failure to supply drinking water resented
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Towards water security: How to dig a recharge well 27.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Frustrated with water shortage, apartment communities in Bellandur are digging recharge wells in their own premises, to improve groundwater levels and be water-secure. Here is a detailed guide on how you too can build a recharge well around your home or layout
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Intense Heat 27.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Madhya Pradesh is reeling under the intense heat conditions crossing 40 degree Celsius in most of the places. The Western district Khargone worst hit temperature soaring upto 45.6 degree. In nearby Dhar district it is at 44.5 degree. The capital Bhopal having 42.2 degree temperature. The heat waves are prevailing all over the State. The […]
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PHE water plant found poisoned, narrow escape for 3000 villagers in Cachar 24.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
PHE water plant found poisoned, narrow escape for 3000 villagers in Cachar
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Source water locally, ban borewells, to prevent scarcity 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The reason for Bengaluru's water scarcity is our disconnect with the source of water. To reverse this, each ward should be made to generate water locally, and Cauvery water be taxed heavily, opines the author
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Chennai Buzz: Dismal voting percentage | Corporation school results | Relief for parched city… and more 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Poll percentages from Chennai constituencies, latest updates on water and air in the city and heartening news from municipality run schools -- catch your weekly dose of news snippets here.
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Tale of a dying lake: Hyderabad’s Kudi Kunta 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Once upon a time, Kudi Kunta lake was a drinking water source - how did it get to be a stinking cesspool?
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