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Women warriors of the sea 31.5.2008 India Together - Women

Struggling to preserve their livelihood in the face of the rapid expansion of the Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone in Gujarat, the women and men of nearby fishing villages are trying hard to come to terms with a changing world. Geeta Seshu has more.
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Poverty, ageing and gender relations 15.11.2007 India Together
A study of women's lives in the L R Nagar slum of Bangalore shows how women's economic and social independence in the slum may be linked to age, as well the socio-economic constraints of individual families. Sarayu Pani summarises her study.
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Resettling people to protect the tiger 10.11.2007 India Together - Environment

Smooth relocation of forest dwellers from within to outside tiger reserves requires effective land records and land use policies. Citing the messy situation in the Sariska Tiger Reserve, an official says that even today, there is no reliable estimate of number of people and livestock living inside the reserve. Malini Shankar has more on the challenges.
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Rural water supply: The Hebballi experience 5.8.2007 India Together - Environment

The village of Hebballi in the Krishna river basin is a striking example of a successful and sustainable piped water supply in rural India. While challenges still remain, this experience shows that some steps towards equity and sustainability can be taken in many other places too. S Vishwanath reports.
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Infrastructure status for pipelines will push gas prices down 1.3.2007 Mint: Budget and You
Gas pipelines projects have been awarded tax holidays on profits for up to 10 years, which will result in 10% reduction in gas prices
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Water meters help consumers as well as suppliers 22.11.2006 India Together
With a properly metered water bill, consumers have a much better chance of being heard than otherwise. Yes, there are justified concerns abouts rights and equity when we talk of water, but metering is not anti-poor. In fact, used well, it can address their demands powerfully, says S Vishwanath.
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Advertising mirages to mask reality 30.6.2005 India Together - Environment

An environment magazine recently carried a Gujarat government-funded NGO's advertisement portraying vast tracts of Saurashtra and Kachchh supplied with drinking water through pipelines forking off of the Sardar Sarovar Canal. Reports in the print media were telling quite a different story. Himanshu Upadhyaya digs deeper.
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Water - a national conversation 1.7.2004 India Together - Environment

Following an 18-month long yatra of the nation's river basins, the Rashtriya Jal Biradari proposes policies and steps to address India's water problems. Anuj Grover reports.
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Namami Gange brings laurels to India at Global Water Summit in London 1.1.1970 Sify News
India's flagship programme, National Mission for Clean Ganga or Namami Gange was felicitated with the coveted 'Public Water Agency of the Year' award at the Global Water Summit here on April 9.
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UP fined Rs 25 lakh for discharging pollutants in Ganga canal 1.1.1970 Sify News
A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said adequate steps have not been taken for proper waste management and its treatment.
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Death toll in Russia building explosion reaches 21 1.1.1970 Sify News
The death toll from the collapse of an apartment building wrecked by a New Year's Eve gas explosion in Russian city of Magnitogorsk rose to 21 on Wednesday, officials said.
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US President condoles death in Indonesia tsunami 1.1.1970 Sify News
[USA], Dec 24 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed sorrow over the loss of lives in Indonesia due to a tsunami, that hit beaches around country's Sunda Strait yesterday
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California wildfires toll reaches 65; 631 remain missing 1.1.1970 Sify News
The death toll from the destructive wildfires in California has increased to 65, while 631 people remain unaccounted for, authorities said.
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California fire: 29 dead, 228 still missing 1.1.1970 Sify News
[USA], Nov 12 (ANI): As many as 29 people have died in the fast-moving wildfire which began here on November 8.
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Nearly 200 dead in Japan flash floods 1.1.1970 Sify News
[Japan], Jul 12 (ANI): At least 195 people have been killed in landslides and floods caused by torrential rains in Japan since the past few days.
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Japan flood: Death toll crosses 100 1.1.1970 Sify News
[Japan], July 9 (ANI): As many as 103 people have died so far as Japan faces a long recovery process after floods and landslides.
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Death toll is 81, dozens missing after torrential rains in Japan 1.1.1970 Sify News
The death toll has risen to 81 after record torrential rains pummelled wide swathes of Japan since Thursday, triggering landslides and flooding, the media reported on Sunday.
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Karnataka cabinet: Kumaraswamy allocates portfolios, retains finance 1.1.1970 Sify News
[India], Jun 8 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has retained 11 portfolios including the finance department as part of the cabinet allocation of the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular)
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India, UK ink MoU on trade, investment 1.1.1970 Sify News
[United Kingdom], April 19 (ANI): India and the United Kingdom (UK) have announced a wide range of Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) and agreements across technology, trade and investment.
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India, Sweden to cooperate in Smart Cities, energy 1.1.1970 Sify News
[Sweden], Apr 17 (ANI): India and Sweden on Tuesday agreed to further deepen their cooperation in the Smart Cities initiative, transport and energy sectors.
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