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Cities must know more about desertification and be a part of the solution: Sunita Narain, CSE 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters
As the 14th Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification was held in New Delhi, we spoke to Sunita Narain, Director-General of Centre for Science and Environment, to know what our cities can do to mitigate the looming environmental crisis.
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CRPF distributes Water Storage Tank to marginalized peoples of Mongsangei area 14.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
CRPF distributes Water Storage Tank to marginalized peoples of Mongsangei area
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Over 38,000 Ganpati idols immersed at 129 spots in Mumbai 13.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Over 38,000 Ganpati idols immersed at 129 spots in Mumbai
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Majuli bans use, sale of plastic bags, tobacco, gutkha 13.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Majuli bans use, sale of plastic bags, tobacco, gutkha
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A woman in MP recounts the trauma of watching her husband die in a tank full of faeces 13.9.2019 Scroll.in
Chinta Bai lost her son to a snakebite and her husband to the inexorable practice of manual scavenging.
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Adyar river restoration: More than Rs 2500 crore sanctioned, but dumping continues 12.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Even as the state has sanctioned thousands of crores for restoration of the Adyar river, and the nodal agency CRRT continues its efforts in the face of many challenges, rampant encroachment and illegal disposal of waste leaves the river in poor shape. Will it ever regain its lost glory?
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Heavy rains continue to batter city, flood situation grim in state 11.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Continuous heavy rains in the state from last three days have thrown life out of gear. The local weather centre has also warned of torrential (extremely heavy) rain in 8 districts of the state, very heavy rain in 8 districts and heavy rain in 16 districts. At the same time, in Bhopal two gates […]
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Citizen Matters Impact: Buddha Nullah restoration movement in Ludhiana gets new life 11.9.2019 Citizen Matters
It has been a little over three months since Citizen Matters raised the long-pending issue of the clean-up of Buddha Nullah. That coverage has given a boost to attempts by a 50-member umbrella organisation to restore the Sutlej tributary, and the government appears to be listening too.
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Downpour continues, roads inundated, water enters houses 10.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal:  Torrential downpour during the last hours has thrown life out of gear in the city. Many localities have been inundated including BHEL. Hoshangabad Road, Teela Jamalpura, Semra, Karond, Chhola, Kolar etc. Due to heavy showers, there was power disruption in many areas. The BMC team remained on alert and the control room had received […]
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NE states seek more powers to NEC 10.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
NE states seek more powers to NEC
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PM Modi urged UNCCD leadership to focus on water management, land restoration, ending plastic usage 9.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Announcing that India would raise the total area to be restored of its land degraded status from 21 million hectares to 26 million hectares before 2030, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the leadership of UN body of combat desertification to create a Global Water Action Agenda, which is central to the […]
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From farming to fishing: Occupational change hasn’t helped the people affected by dams on Narmada 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Stagnation of the free-flowing river and rampant sand mining have deteriorated the riverine ecology.
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KVK Chandel Organise Jal Shakti Abhiyan Campaign 6.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
KVK Chandel Organise Jal Shakti Abhiyan Campaign
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Moving Indonesia’s capital from Jakarta will only worsen the country’s problems 5.9.2019 Scroll.in
The relocation will increase the risk of fires in Borneo, the site of the new capital, without solving Jakarta’s environmental problems.
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Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Chakpikarong block 5.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Jal Shakti Abhiyan in Chakpikarong block
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Plea to declare flood-induced erosion as a national problem 4.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Plea to declare flood-induced erosion as a national problem
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As India hosts a global desertification convention, a third of its land is facing severe degradation 3.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Caused by salinity, extreme weather events and human activities, the damage has cost India Rs 72,000 crore – 24% more than last year’s agricultural budget.
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Khelen Thokchom Trust : Fellowship doors opened for scribes 2.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Khelen Thokchom Trust : Fellowship doors opened for scribes
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WBCC Manipur conducts tree plantation campaign at Waithou lake area 31.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
WBCC Manipur conducts tree plantation campaign at Waithou lake area
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WBCC organises tree plantation campaign at Waithou Lake Area 31.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
WBCC organises tree plantation campaign at Waithou Lake Area
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