User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
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Last updated: Mar 24 2017 17:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Fresh demand over Veeraraghavan Eri 24.3.2017 Hindu: Chennai
The lake has to be de-silted, freed of water hyacinths and protected against sewage contamination
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Deadlock over Pallavaram lake resolved 24.3.2017 Hindu: Chennai
De-silting of the waterbody will now cost an additional Rs. 8 crore
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Man drowns 3 kids, kills wife, tries to end life 24.3.2017 TOI: Cities
A 36-year-old man on Thursday allegedly murdered his three children and his wife as he suspected his spouse was involved with someone else, before trying to take his own life at Shehbajpur village of Narnaul district.
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On sanitation and heritage restoration: Sudha Murty, Infosys Foundation 24.3.2017 ET: Opinion
She has also received the Padma Shri Award from the Government of India as well as seven honorary doctorates from universities in India.
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Jumbo calf rescued from well in 24-hour operation 24.3.2017 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
In a rescue operation that lasted 24 hours, an elephant calf that fell into a 60ft-deep open well at Thirumaallur near ​​Periyanaickenpalayam on Tuesday evening was sedated and lifted out with a crane and released into the forest on Thursday morning.
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Sensex opens flat, Nifty tests 9,100 on mixed Asian cues; GST bill eyed 24.3.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
In the broader market, the S&P BSE Midcap and the S&P BSE Smallcap added 0.2% and 0.3%
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Pollution haunts lakes in suburbs 24.3.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Encroachments on lake beds and uncontrolled extraction of water threaten their survival
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Fate of project to overhaul water pipelines hangs in balance 24.3.2017 TOI: Pune Times
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Pumping of water, sinking of borewells banned in Swarna surroundings 24.3.2017 Hindu: News
Farmers seek compensation for crop loss owing to water shortage
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A new home to birds at Yediyur lake 23.3.2017 deccanherald.com
Mayor G Padmavathi on Thursday inaugurated, Pakshi Dhaama (home for birds) boasting of 121 varieties of birds at Yediyur in Jayanagar. At least 40 species of migratory birds visit Yediyur lake from different parts of the world like Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. Some of the migratory birds that are seen here are wood sand piper, Temmincks stints, Osprey, Northern Shoveller, common teal, White Wagtail, black-tailed Godwit, Gargeny and Rosy Pastors. To make these birds feel safe, a bio-diversity bird wall and bio-diversity bird tower has been constructed. As a result, the fast disappearing sparrows have returned to this place in good numbers. Cages housing a variety of parakeets and love birds have also be provided. Padmavathi said, "We must protect our water bodies to invite the fast disappearing birds. Corporators of other wards should also work to protect water bodies and create space for birds." Padmanabhanagar MLA R Ashoka said, "The work at Yediyur lake is worth emulating." DHNews ...
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Docs in Varthur area report spike in children falling ill 23.3.2017 deccanherald.com
Increased air and water contamination has led to a steep rise in the number of children falling ill in the Varthur lake area, according to a study. Doctors practising in the vicinity of the lake say the summer heat is adding to their patients misery. The lake is often frothing from effluents released into it. Over the past year, Dr Ramesh Krishnaiah of Ramagondanahalli has found more patients coming to him with gastro enteritis and diarrhoea than before. The diseases are caused by contaminated food and water. Many farmers use water from the lake to cultivate fruits and vegetables. About 120 families living around Gunjurpalya are involved in dairying. They collect growth from the Varthur and Bellandur lakes and feed the cattle. The lakes are contaminated with heavy metals like lead, zinc and mercury, which get into the milk, said M A Khan, principal of KK High School. With Class 8 students of his school, he conducted a study on the impact of lake foaming on children. Five high schools (government and ...
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Groundwater overuse cause for concern 23.3.2017 Hindu: News
22 blocks categorised ‘semi-critical’
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Prevent evaporation of irrigated water, farmers told 23.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Mulching is the best method to protect surface soil from direct sunlight
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Dalai's successor should be from his native town: Scholar 23.3.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The Dalai Lama's successor should be from his native town in Tibet, a senior official from a Chinese state-run think tank on Tibet said today.In a rare interaction with the foreign media here, Lian Xiangmin, Director of contemporary research of the Beijing- based China Tibetology Research Centre, said the next successor of the 81-year-old Dalai Lama should come from his native town in China's Qinghai province, which is previously part of integrated Tibetan region.The Dalai Lama was born in Taktser village, Qinghai province, and picked up for the spiritual post when he was eight-year-old as par
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Pastoral peace 23.3.2017 Hindu: Chennai
There is a charming side of Perumbakkam lake that lies tucked away behind a busy road
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Toxic foam from Varthur Lake chokes neighbourhood 23.3.2017 TOI: Cities
Those driving past Varthur bridge in east Bengaluru on Tuesday evening found themselves in the midst of a snowfall of sorts. But there was nothing to cheer about.
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Water storage: Karnataka to adopt Telangana, Maharashtra models 23.3.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
The Karnataka government is contemplating adopting novel methods of building barrages below PWD bridges and along the river valleys for storage of water. The Karnataka government is contemplating adopting novel methods of building barrages below PWD bridges and along the river valleys for storage of water.
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'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage 23.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
'Nothing can grow without water,' warns UNICEF, as 600 million children could face extreme shortage
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Ariyalur district marks World Water Day by revamping lake 23.3.2017 TOI: Cities
Ariyalur district officials celebrated World Water Day by starting work on the renovation of a lake that had been encroached on by villagers of Thandalai on Wednesday.
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Sensex up over 100 points, Nifty reclaims 9,050 on positive Asian cues 23.3.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
In the broader market, the S&P BSE Midcap and the S&P BSE Smallcap indices rose 0.3% each
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