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Ahmedabad: 652 cases of waterborne diseases in June 12.6.2018 DNA: Mumbai
A health bulletin issued by the health department of the civic body revealed on Monday that Ahmedabad witnessed 652 waterborne cases in first nine days of June. There are three cases of cholera reported during the same period. Cases of gastroenteritis were 374, 139 cases of typhoid and 136 cases of jaundice have been reported for the same period. The team also collected 1158 samples of water. 147 cases of malaria have been reported. Article ...
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Under divine care, turtles swim on in Assam’s temple tanks 12.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
eDNA extraction has confirmed the presence of rare freshwater species in temple ponds in Assam
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Under divine care, turtles swim on in temple tanks 12.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
eDNA extraction has confirmed the presence of rare freshwater species in temple ponds in Assam
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Distribution of water to other places opposed 11.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Stating that water from a well in their village is planned to be drawn and distributed to agriculture land 6 km away, residents of Vinoba Nagar in Kon
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Tiruppur shows how it’s done 9.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The court-ordered clean-up in the textile town has managed to mitigate ill-effects of industrial pollution to a large extent. A similar remediation effort, involving the government and stakeholders, is needed in other parts of Tamil Nadu, where groundwater has been so contaminated that farming is not possible anymore
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Renuka seeks probe into death of fish 9.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Renuka Chowdhary has demanded a thorough inquiry into the death of hundreds of fish and prawns in the
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Uranium contamination in Rajasthan groundwater, finds study 8.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Level exceeds drinking water safety standards, according to the study
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Mullai Nagar residents protest creation of water purifying plant 8.6.2018 Hindu: News
Following the agitation, the work has been suspended
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While rain remains a tiny respite, India's groundwater crisis in need of major management: Report 8.6.2018 DNA: Money
With the farmer protests that hit the nation in the past few weeks, a new report that has highlighted by science journal Nature has said that the national groundwater crisis that has been fuelled by intense pumping needs urgent management. According to satellite data between 2002 and 2012 that was accessed by the magazine, India is undergoing severe depletion as measured by satellite data between 2002 and 2016, mainly due to intense extraction using water pumps for crop irrigation, a report by Mongabay added.. In the article that analyses global analysis on freshwater availability, northern and eastern India emerged as major hotspots of groundwater depletion mainly because of overexploitation for irrigation although eastern regions also faced low rainfall, while the central and southern regions showed stability owing to water policy changes and increased rainfall. Recently Shimla, too, witnessed a massive water crisis. The reckless felling of trees, unplanned and illegal constructions have reduced the ...
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Azim Premji’s younger son Tariq joins Wipro Enterprises board 8.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Tariq Premji as a non-executive Director on the board of the company
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For the sake of environment 7.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Ditch the plastic and sip directly. The lipstick can be fixed — not the pollution with plastic straws
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Gastroenteritis breakout suspected in two villages of Chikkodi taluk 7.6.2018 Hindu: News
Officials suspect a gastroenteritis breakout in Manakapur and Shirol villages in Chikkodi taluk of Belagavi district. A team of doctors who visited th
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‘Zero water discharge’ initiative of railway workshop pays off 7.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Treated water helps save one lakh litres of fresh water daily at the premises
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Plastic-free world 7.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Like Tamil Nadu, other State governments should also enforce a ban on the manufacture, storage and use of plastic products, barring a few exceptions (
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‘RWH, a sustainable means of water supply for hotels’ 6.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
‘This water is softened, so that TDS and pH levels are accurate, and later put to use’
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Environment 5.6.2018 Central Chronicle » Editorial
The utilization of natural resources are our natural right and nothing wrong in it. But exploitation or destruction of natural resources are suicidal and disastrous. The world has now realized that it had played havoc with the nature and now it is a question of life and death before the mankind. The measures are being […]
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Problem-based innovation 4.6.2018 Hindu: Research
Engineering students from across varied streams put forward fresh ideas through their prototypes at a state-level exhibition
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Chennai Buzz : Metro footfalls dip, Parks maintenance to be privatised, new desalination plant and more! 4.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Chennai Metro plans last mile connectivity even as usage falls after period of free rides, Corporation proposes privatising maintenance of parks, Pallikaranai marsh restoration continues, and a mega desalination plant is on the anvil, in this week's news round up »
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Panel clears 400 MLD desalination plant on ECR 4.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Appraisal committee takes decision based on site visit report
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Civic officials looking to weaken the bite of dengue 3.6.2018 Hindu: Home
The number of dengue cases in Karnataka has consistently been on the rise for the past three years. In fact, the State has seen the third highest numb
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