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Freshwater, almost 24.1.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Freshwater, almost
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Chinnaeri gasping for life 24.1.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Chinnaeri gasping for life
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NMDC - L&T sign pact 24.1.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Chinnaeri gasping for life 24.1.2015 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Poor maintenance and indiscriminate dumping of garbage spoil it
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Webcams & borewells 23.1.2015 Hindu: Home
A groundwater expert uses a webcam to find out the yield from borewells and identify problems. By
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NMDC awards contracts to L&T, MEIL for steel plant 23.1.2015 HBL: Home
NMDC has awarded a Rs 356.85 crore order to L&T for design, engineering and construction of five million Cu.m reservoir and water treatment plant. This is part of the iron ore miner’s...
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NMDC signs Rs 670-crore contracts with L&T and MEIL 23.1.2015 News
NMDC Limited and Larsen and Toubro Limited signed a Rs 356.85-crore contract on Friday for constructing a reservoir as well as a water treatment plant and distribution network for the the company's upcoming steel plant at Nagarnar in Chattisgarh.
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Lake Urmia: how Iran’s most famous lake is disappearing 23.1.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

New research shows Iran’s most famous lake has shrunk by nearly 90% this September. Scientists urge action

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A different battle at Colachal 23.1.2015 FrontLine: Environment
An incredible experience it was, but the Indian Ocean tsunami caused by a magnitude 9.3 earthquake off the coast of northern Sumatra on December 26, 2004, was also one of the most dreadful even...
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Nagoba Jatara gets under way 23.1.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Nagoba Jatara gets under way
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Nemmeli pipeline to get flow meters 23.1.2015 Hindu: Chennai
This will help detect leaks and improve supply to added areas
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Engineer loses life, driver his limbs in bid to avoid leopard 23.1.2015 TOI: Mumbai
A 25-year-old chemical engineer travelling in a car died while the driver lost his legs in an accident on the Bhandup Complex water purification centre premises, Mulund (W), apparently because a leopard suddenly appeared on the road early on ...
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Assonora locals demand jobs at water plant 22.1.2015 Goa News, News of Goa - Times of India
Tivim MLA Wants Sudin Sacked For Being Partial To Constituency
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Shankaracharya seeks written assurance on pollution free Godavari, Shipra 22.1.2015 Allahabad - City - The Times of India
Irked over high pollution level of Godavari and Shipra rivers, Shankaracharya of Puri Swami Adhokshyanada has shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding a plan for the purification of both rivers and a written assurance in this regard. The next Kumbh would be held on the banks of these two rivers in coming 15 months.
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Death in the city: the grisly secrets of dealing with Victorian London's dead 22.1.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
In this abridged extract from his new book Dirty Old London , Lee Jackson investigates a much-overlooked aspect of the city’s notorious 19th-century filth problem: the human corpse As well as sewerage, another “waste removal” problem plagued London in the 19th century: the disposal of the dead. There was little dispute about the means. Burial was the norm; cremation a peculiar foreign custom. The difficulty lay in finding room for an ever-increasing number of corpses. The capital’s burgeoning population, upon their decease, were filling up its small churchyards, burial grounds and vaults. The consequences, wherever demand exceeded supply, were decidedly unpleasant. Coffins were stacked one atop the other in 20-foot-deep shafts, the topmost mere inches from the surface. Putrefying bodies were frequently disturbed, dismembered or destroyed to make room for newcomers. Disinterred bones, dropped by neglectful gravediggers, lay scattered amidst the tombstones; smashed coffins were sold to the poor for ...
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Setting right water quality in India 22.1.2015 CNN-IBN: India
India's water sector shows a dismal scenario when one looks into its quality.
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‘183-for-3’ court order a boost for green guards 22.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
‘183-for-3’ court order a boost for green guards
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Most contaminated tap water at Marine Drive, Worli is best 22.1.2015 TOI: Cities
The water flowing through the city’s taps continues to be dirty. The upscale Marine Drive and congested Kalbadevi and Zaveri Bazaar, all part of C Ward in south Mumbai, recorded the worst supply last year with up to 24% contamination in its potable ...
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Multi-village water supply schemes sanctioned 22.1.2015 Hindu: Karnataka
The State government has given technical sanction for implementation of four multi-village drinking water supply schemes (MVDWSS) in the district in 2014-15, which will benefit 68 villages.T...
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Congested lanes and old pipelines to blame for supply contamination: BMC 22.1.2015 Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News - Times of India
BMC officials said in C ward for instance, which received the most contaminated water for three years in a row, the major reason for contaminated water supply is old and bunched water pipelines running through house ...
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