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Last updated: Nov 13 2019 17:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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BWSSB’s workforce woefully inadequate, says Chairman Tushar Girinath 13.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Inadequate workforce and finances are affecting BWSSB's services, according to the Board's Chairman Tushar Girinath. Girinath and other experts discussed solutions to Bengaluru's water crisis at a recent panel discussion
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Watch: Almost 1,500 birds were found mysteriously dead near Sambhar Lake, Jaipur 12.11.2019 Scroll.in
This is the second such incident in the state within a week. On November 7, as many as 37 demoiselle cranes were found dead in Jodhpur’s Khinchan area.
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Rajasthan: More than 1,000 migratory birds found dead near Sambhar Lake in Jaipur 12.11.2019 Scroll.in
Officials are yet to ascertain the cause of the deaths but suspect a hailstorm that hit the area a few days ago may be responsible.
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“Just two hours of disturbance”: Ugly truths and uncomfortable questions post Chhat celebrations in Kolkata lake 5.11.2019 Citizen Matters
The NGT has long banned all festivities and rituals in Rabindra Sarovar, a national lake in south Kolkata. Yet what transpired during Chhat Puja clearly points to the futility of such orders in the absence of political will and awareness among masses.
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What you must do to register your borewells with Metro Water 5.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Metro Water department has called for all Chennai residents to register their open wells and borewells by November 10th. Here is what you must do and why it is necessary to register your borewells.
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How Ahmedabad is greening its concrete landscape 5.11.2019 Citizen Matters
From Miyawaki forests on the Sabarmati riverfront and various other spots, to floating gardens on the river itself, Ahmedabad is making serious attempts to build on its green cover while keeping pace with rapid urbanisation.
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City all set to celebrate Chhath Puja 2.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
City all set to celebrate Chhath Puja
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Can Kolkata’s ‘national lake’ save itself from Chhat Puja celebrations this year? 1.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Despite an order from the National Green Tribunal, efforts to stop Chhat Puja celebrations in Rabindra Sarovar -- a 192-acre biodiverse, green sanctuary in the heart of the city -- have been futile in previous years. This year the municipal corporation is closing access to the lake area for the two days of the festival, but will it help?
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Allowing European MPs to visit Kashmir was ‘gravest sin’ by Modi government, says Congress 30.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Opposition party’s spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said the visit was ‘an immature, ill-advised and ill-conceived PR exercise’.
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Ex-Jorhat MLA flays admin for neglecting storm victims 29.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Ex-Jorhat MLA flays admin for neglecting storm victims
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Train services affected in State 29.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Train services affected in State
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Averting Day Zero: How Bengaluru should manage its water 23.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A slew of regulations are needed to arrest Bengaluru's worsening water scarcity. These include change in water pricing, integrated management of various water resources, and so on
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The big news: J&K governor castigates Hurriyat and mainstream politicians, and 9 other top stories 22.10.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Congress leader P Chidambaram got bail in one of the INX Media cases, and the governor of West Bengal lashed out at state government.
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Panel to explore solutions to Bengaluru’s water crisis: Who gets how much and at what cost? 22.10.2019 Citizen Matters
How can every Bengalurean be provided with enough water for their needs, at a price they can afford? Attend a panel discussion on October 24th, where BWSSB Chairman and domain experts explore solutions
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Hiyangthang Pallak, Chongtham Kona get tap water 21.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Hiyangthang Pallak, Chongtham Kona get tap water
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In photographs: On Edmund Hillary’s birth centenary year, views of Everest country 18.10.2019 Scroll.in
Sujoy Das’s photographs and Lisa Choegyal’s commentary come together in the book ‘Everest: Reflections on the Solukhumbu’.
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Mahadevapura citizens to protest Friday against “filth, traffic jams and pollution”, demand MP, MLA, corporators resign 17.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Fed up with crumbling infrastructure in their constituency, residents of Mahadevapura are holding a protest tomorrow at Marathahalli. They are demanding the resignation of all their elected representatives, including MLA Aravind Limbavali and MP P C Mohan
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Why residents on outskirts of Hyderabad are forced to drink contaminated water 16.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Groundwater, drawn at rapid rates from peri-urban areas of Hyderabad is now turning into a commodity, controlled and distributed at a premium by a few, to meet the needs of the city. Recent research reveals the alarming consequences of such trends.
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‘Kastoori’ preview: A bright Dalit student struggles against taunts that he ‘smells like the gutter’ 16.10.2019 Scroll.in
Vinod Kamble’s debut feature will be premiered at the Mumbai Film Festival.
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Three-way segregation, as in Bengaluru, soon to be streamlined in Chennai: Alby John, RDC South 15.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Alby John Varghese, Regional Deputy Commissioner (South) has been trying to make a meaningful difference in the areas of waste management, rainwater harvesting and restoration of water bodies. In this exclusive interview, he talks of the various initiatives undertaken. 
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