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‘Multiplex, airport shops must follow normal MRP’ 1.12.2016 TOI: Home
There cannot be two maximum retail prices for the same packaged item within a state, the consumer affairs department has said in its advisory to state governments. This means all packaged items, including beverages, cannot be sold at two different MRPs in shops, multiplexes or airports.
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Mini RO plants set up in 79 villages 1.12.2016 Hindu: Madurai
Ramanthapuram: In a bid to meet the drinking water requirements, the District administration has established mini Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants in 79 villages which had no drinking water source or acces...
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Mosul: ‘Catastrophic’ water shortages for 500,000 in city as Iraqi forces advance against IS 1.12.2016 FirstPost: Politics

Up to 500,000 civilians in Mosul are facing a "catastrophic" drinking water shortage, the UN warned, as Iraqi forces advance against the Islamic State group in the city.

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No water for 15 days, Kuruchi residents lay siege to corporation office 30.11.2016 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
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Hit in real estate industry affects business for borewell digging agencies 30.11.2016 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
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Teams formed to check water connections 30.11.2016 Hindu: News
The Attur Municipality has formed five special teams to take a survey of the drinking water connections in the municipal limits. The special teams will make a door to door visit to check the drinking...
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Residents stage protest in Coimbatore demanding drinking water 30.11.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Residents stage protest in Coimbatore demanding drinking water
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No private adviser, NESL for Rs 227crore water project 30.11.2016 TOI: All Headlines
No private adviser, NESL for Rs 227crore water project
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Dam relief for thirsty villagers 30.11.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Panchet Dam, the last of the four multipurpose dams included in the first phase of the Damodar Valley Corporation, will quench the thirst of over two lakh residents of more than 100 villages in Dhanbad district.
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Kashmir saffron plan failing to revive crop 30.11.2016 Market News
One kg (2.2 lb) of Kashmiri saffron fetches around Rs 50,000 ($2,188) on domestic and international markets
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Hassan district administration has Rs. 7 crore for drought relief work 30.11.2016 Hindu: National
The Hassan district administration has Rs. 7 crore ready to take up work for drought relief in the district, A. Manju, Minister for Animal Husbandry and in-charge of Hassan district, said. He was spe...
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Come with family for Sahitya Sammelan,Deputy Commissioner invites one and all 30.11.2016 Hindu: National
‘All works, except road repairs, have been completed’
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Diarrhoea claims 6 in Cachar 29.11.2016 The Assam Tribune
Diarrhoea claims 6 in Cachar
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Jain scholar observes 'santhara' in Vandavasi 29.11.2016 TOI: Chennai
When the editor of 'Mukkudai', a monthly periodical of Tamil Jains, met its regular contributor and scholar J Appandirajan two days ago, he politely asked him to inform readers through a footnote that it would be his last column.
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Mandya ZP prepares Rs. 35.05 crore proposal to tackle drinking water crisis 29.11.2016 Hindu: Home
The Rural Drinking Water Supply and Sanitation Wing, Mandya Zilla Panchayat, has prepared a Rs. 35.05 crore proposal to ensure supply of drinking water to the parched rural areas in the district.Reac...
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Forest officials, experts divided over borewells in Bandipur Tiger Reserve 27.11.2016 deccanherald.com
Forest officials and experts are divided in their opinion on the two borewells that have been sunk by the World Wildlife Federation-India in Omkara and Kundukere ranges of the Bandipur Tiger Reserve (BTR). These two ranges are the epicentre of man- animal conflict as they border villages. The borewells were dug in coordination with the Forest department, citing less rainfall this year. Hari Somashekar, director of WWF-India, Karnataka, said that these solar-paneled borewells were drilled to mitigate the water crisis. "The water from these borewells is pumped to tanks 50 to 300 metres away from waterholes in the forest. The pumpsets work only on solar energy and 50,000 litres can be pumped in a day," he explained. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF-wildlife) B J Hosmath said, with the waterholes in the forest areas going dry, the borewells would come in handy. Based on the utility of these two borewells, more may be sunk. This was better than bringing water tankers into forest areas, he pointed ...
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Majority of lakes at Bandipur gone dry 27.11.2016 Star of Mysore
Majority of lakes at Bandipur gone dry
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WINTER SESSION OF LEGISLATURE: Govt. geared up to mitigate drought, curb forest fires, says Minister 27.11.2016 Star of Mysore
WINTER SESSION OF LEGISLATURE: Govt. geared up to mitigate drought, curb forest fires, says Minister
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Thousands attend Gommatagiri Masthakabhisheka 27.11.2016 Star of Mysore
Thousands attend Gommatagiri Masthakabhisheka
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Water table up by 2-3 feet: Metrowater 27.11.2016 TOI: Chennai
To ward off the imminent water crisis, it may be a good idea to dig a shallow well in your backyard as Metrowater data suggests that there is plenty of water in shallow aquifers.
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