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Kashmir's iconic Dal lake is dying a slow death amid controversies about conservation efforts 20.1.2019 Scroll.in
Srinagar residents blame a corrupt, inept bureaucracy and botched plans to relocate people who live on the lake.
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PHOTOS: PM Modi rides K9 Vajra tank 19.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
L&T set up the Armoured Systems Complex to manufacture and integrate advanced armoured platforms, such as self-propelled artillery Howitzers, future infantry combat vehicles, future-ready combat vehicles and future main battle tanks.
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Watch: PM Modi inaugurates L&T`s howitzer gun-manufacturing unit, rides a K9 Vajra 19.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The L&T had in 2017 won a contract worth Rs 4,500 crore to supply 100 units of the K9 Vajra-T 155 mm/52 calibre Tracked Self-Propelled gun systems to the Indian Army. 
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5th National Swachh Iconic Places review in Mumbai Significant Progress in Sanitation at 20 Locations 17.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and State Government agencies, local administrations and the Trusts/ Boards of the Swachh Iconic Places (SIPs) came together for a two-day consultation in Mumbai, represented by over 100 delegates from across the country.
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BMC to increase supply from Kolar, Narmada as Upper lake level dips 16.1.2019 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, To deal with the water crisis arising out of dipping level of Upper Lake, the BMC had initially planned to supply water on alternate days but now the civic body is working on a strategy to continue with the daily water supply. Officials of the water works branch said more water will be […]
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All time high Rs. 61,084 Crores for MGNREGA 15.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
          The Government of India has allocated an additional Rs. 6,084 crore at RE stage to MGNREGA.  This brings the total allocation to the scheme to Rs. 61,084 crore in 2018-19, making it the highest ever allocation.
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To meet climate change targets, India must enable Adivasis to conserve its natural forests 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Preserving natural forests is a far more effective method of reducing carbon dioxide emissions than growing plantations.
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How Tamil Nadu’s Vaduvoor lake came to be a haven for migratory birds from as far as the Americas 13.1.2019 Scroll.in
It attracts up to 40,000 birds in peak season.
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Concern voiced over wanton killing of avian guests in Sivasagar waterbodies 13.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Concern voiced over wanton killing of avian guests in Sivasagar waterbodies
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In Assam's villages, a low-cost, DIY technology is battling contaminated water 11.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
In Assam's villages, a low-cost, DIY technology is battling contaminated water
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Bengaluru is hot. Steel flyover will make it hotter, it needs to be dropped 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
An umbrella of hot air over the built-up area of the city is an 'urban heat-island’. There are many processes contributing to the temperature —air pollutants, vehicular movements, loss of tree cover and more. Steel flyover could be one of them.
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First Swadesh Darshan project in Meghalaya inaugurated 9.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Shri. Conrad K Sangma, inaugurated the project “Development of North East Circuit: Umiam (Lake View) - U Lum Sohpetbneng- Mawdiangdiang - Orchid Lake Resort” implemented under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in presence of the Minister of Tourism, Government of Meghalaya, Shri Metbah Lyngdoh, the Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Shri Yogendra Tripathi, and the Chairman, Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation Ltd., Shri Sanbor Shullai in Umiam today.
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Open defecation has fallen sharply after Swachh Bharat campaign, finds new sanitation survey 9.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A study on open defecation from 2014 to 2018 reveals the good and the bad of Swachh Bharat implementation in north India.
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I-League: Jamil starts stint as Mohun Bagan manager with in must-win game against Minerva Punjab 8.1.2019 Scroll.in
The Mariners have been profligate in front of the goal, while their defence has leaked 14 goals in 11 games.
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Fish Production and Consumption 8.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
   The fisheries and aquaculture production contributes around 1% to India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and over 5% to the agricultural GDP.  According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report “The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2018” apparent per capita fish consumption in India[average(2013-15)] lies between a range of 5 to 10 Kg.   Keeping in view of the potential fisheries resources in the aquaculture, inland fisheries, coastal & marine fisheries and substantial scope of export augmentation, The Fisheries division of Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India is implementing various developmental schemes under the umbrella of “Blue Revolution Scheme” for overall development of fisheries sector, including enhancement of production and productivity, improving the livelihood of the fishers and welfare of fishermen for realizing “Blue Revolution” in the country.
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Waste water use in agriculture: the ball reaches Supreme Court 8.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Channeling of Bengaluru's waste water into parched tanks of Kolar was a step to ensure the district got enough water to use in agriculture. However water standards need to be maintained in a project which will be huge and continuous.
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Watch: How a leopard was rescued after falling into a 50-foot well in Maharashtra 6.1.2019 Scroll.in
Local people heard the leopard growling for help after being trapped in waist-deep water.
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The death of Bengali poet Nirendranath Chakrabarty (1924-2018) ends the era of a gentle colossus 6.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
‘It can be aptly said that he was a realist and fantasist at the same time.’
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Upset over unhappy marriage, woman attempts suicide and kills her 3 children 5.1.2019 Zee News : States
The woman killed her three children by throwing them into a septic tank and attempted suicide by jumping after them.
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A new tech allows citizens to test water quality without expert help. Can it save Bengaluru’s lakes? 5.1.2019 Scroll.in
Citizen groups are working with the municipal authorities to keep a tab on the city’s heavily polluted lakes.
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