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Last updated: May 28 2017 23:47 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Corp moots relaxation in bldg norms on green strips 28.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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After rain in AP, Palar comes alive 28.5.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
The check dam at Pullur in Andhra Pradesh is overflowing
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Sri Lanka floods: More than 150 dead, nearly half million people displaced 28.5.2017 Zee News : South Asia
The death toll from devastating floods in Sri Lanka on Sunday rose to 151 as rescuers pulled out more bodies from mudslides.
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Scam in Akhilesh's gomti river project, alleges UP minister 28.5.2017 TOI: Cities
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More stand against oil exploration 28.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
More stand against oil exploration
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Tamil Nadu CM inaugurates desilting work at Mettur dam 28.5.2017 Zee News : States
Palaniswami launched the work by removing silt, the first ever such exercise in the 83-year old history of the reservoir across the Cauvery river, using a spade.
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Desilting works carried out for the fist time in Mettur dam in TN 28.5.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
For the first time the desilting works commenced on Sunday at the 83-year old Mettur Dam across Cauvery river, the lifeline of Delta farmers in Tamil Nadu. The government's decision to desilt the reservoir came against the backdrop of severe drought situation with water in the dam was almost dried this summer. With southwest monsoon set to begin in next few days, the desilting works have been welcomed by Delta farmers and people in the region.  The construction of Mettur dam began in 1925 and was completed in 1934.  Till now the reservoir was not desilted even during previous drought condi
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Infant, endangered ninja turtles 28.5.2017 Hindu: Home
The newborns clamber over each other, sounding like corn popping in a microwave
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CPCB identifies over 300 rivers in need of improved water quality 28.5.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, May 27: The water quality of over 300 rivers need to improved as has been pointed out by the Central Pollution Control Board. These rivers which are in need of improvement also include some which are running through the North East region.
This was revealed after a meeting chaired by the CPCB chief SP Parihar with the officials of the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) from the eight NE states held in the state’s capital on Friday.

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Insult to Ganga is treason: Adityanath 27.5.2017 Hindu: National
Pollution rose under Ganga Action Plan
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KSPCB clueless as Phalguni water turns blackish again 27.5.2017 Hindu: National
Experts say faecal coliform may be the cause, but smell resembles a chemical
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People must save Ganga river, insult to it equal to 'rashtra droh': Adityanath 27.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said the Ganga river, which is a symbol of Sanatan Sanskriti, is everyones mother and insult to it is equal to rashtra droh (treachery). He claimed that the pollution level in the Ganga river was the highest after the Ganga Action Plan was launched in the 1980s due to non-cooperation of states through which the river passes. Addressing a gathering of heads of villages on the banks of river Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, Adityanath said the Narendra Modi government at the Centre is making efforts to clean and rejuvenate the river through its Namami Gange programme. "The holy river belongs to everyone and is a symbol of Sanatan Sanskriti. It is everyones mother and people need to save it. Any insult to the river can never be tolerated and it is equal to rashtra droh," the Chief Minister said. He claimed that non-cooperation of states though which the river passes, led to the failure of the Ganga Action Plan- 1, launched in 1986 by then prime minister Rajeev ...
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Water hyacinth removed 27.5.2017 Hindu: News
Fishermen have started removing water hyacinth from River Cauvery at Pallipalayam, as officials failed to do so.Due to low water level at Stanley Reservoir in Mettur, discharge of water for irrigation...
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Heavy rain lashes Salem 27.5.2017 Hindu: News
Various parts of Salem district experienced widespread rainfall accompanied by heavy winds on late Friday evening. The rainfall which commenced at 8.30 p.m. continued till midnight. The low lying are...
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To infuse life into Varattar 27.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
A cry for rejuvenating the Varattar, a tributary of the Pampa, is all set to gain public attention in the days ahead.A people’s movement has taken shape to revive the dying river, with dreams of retu...
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Yogi eyes making Ganga pollution free before Ardh Kumbh 27.5.2017 New Kerala: India News
Yogi eyes making Ganga pollution free before Ardh Kumbh
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Yogi Adityanath eyes making Ganga pollution free before Ardh Kumbh 27.5.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
He exhorted leaders of local bodies to create awareness about the usage of toilets
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Indian aid reaches Lanka as monsoon toll hits 100 27.5.2017 TOI: Home
A ship carrying medical supplies docked in Colombo, sent by India to help deal with the worst flooding in the island's western and southern regions in 14 years. India is sending another ship due to arrive on Monday after Sri Lanka issued an international appeal for help.
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Indian aid arrives as Sri Lanka floods toll hits 100; PM Narendra Modi condoles deaths 27.5.2017 Zee News : India National
The flooding is the worst since May 2003 when 250 people were killed and 10,000 homes destroyed after a similarly powerful Southwest monsoon.
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NGT allows textile units to open, but with a rider 26.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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