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Last updated: May 19 2018 08:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Rains a month away, dams left with 30% water in Gujarat 19.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
With the monsoon almost a month away the meteorology department said in a forecast on Friday they are hoping that rain arrives earlier this year as the water is rapidly draining out of the gates of Sardar Sarovar Dam. Not only Narmada, but other reservoirs are also drying up due to the rising temperature and stock of water left in Gujarat for the 30 days is 30% of total storage capacity. As per the records received from Gujarat government's Narmada, Water resources and water supply department, Gujarat has 7231.61 million cubic meter (MCM) water stock left in different reservoirs of state, including Sardar Sarovar Dam. It happens to be 28.67% of the total gross capacity. However, this entire stock cannot be utilised as the live storage is just two third of this 7231.61 MCM. The water level further decreased by 230.18 MCM till Friday in all dams across the state. It also seems that usage of Narmada also has been recorded high this year as the statistics of state government showed that against 215.71 MCM ...
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Maharashtra water watchdog cracks whip on bill defaulters 18.5.2018 General News
In an unprecedented measure, the statutory watchdog body, Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA) has cracked the whip on all public and private entities and government departments who have defaulted on paying water bills worth thousands of crores of rupees, an official said here on Friday.
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Lack of basic facilities forces kids to escape blind school 17.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Lack of basic facilities forces kids to escape blind school
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IDBI Bank increases MCLR rates by 5-10 bps 14.5.2018 General News
State-run IDBI Bank today raised it's marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) rate by up to 10 basis points across various tenors. The revised rates are applicable from May 12, the bank said in a statement here today. It has increased MC by 5 to 10 bps across various tenors. The bank has increased it's one-year MCLR to 8.65 per cent. *********** Exim Bank extends USD 500 mn to Tanzania for water projects * Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) today said it has extended a line of credit (LOC) of USD 500 million to the Tanzania government for water supply scheme in 23 towns of the country. With this, Exim Bank, so far, has extended six LOCs to Tanzania taking the total value of LOCs extended to USD 1.1 billion. Projects covered under the LOCs extended to Tanzania include supply of tractors, pumps and equipment, financing purchase of vehicles, extension of Lake Victoria pipeline to Tabora, and water supply schemes in Dar-es-Salaam. ************* Bajaj ...
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UoH students may avail hostel facility in summer 13.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Must submit proof of preparing for exams or attending internships
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Water levels in Maharashtra dams are up, but use of water tankers on the rise 12.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Aurangabad division in Marathwada has so far deployed the highest number
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DVAC begins probe into irregularities in water supply project 11.5.2018 Hindu: News
Samples of pipelines lifted and sent for lab test
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New Projects on priority for developing tourism in NE states: Dr Jitendra Singh 11.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh held a meeting with the Union Minister of state for Tourism (I/C) and Electronics and Information Technology Shri K.J. Alphons here today.
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Karnataka Elections 2018: On ex-PM Gowda's home turf, people rue over poor development 8.5.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
On the face of it, many people in the district take pride in the fact that one of India's prime ministers HD Deve Gowda of JD(S) was from this place, but there is also unhappiness over lack of development, growing unemployment and farmers' distress. Their main grievance is that the district has not been developed enough like Shivamogga and Bengaluru despite electing political heavyweight Gowda as MP for five times from Hassan, a JD(S) bastion, dominated by Vokkaliga community to which he belongs. As the electioneering has entered the final phase for the May 12 assembly poll, voters are debating about their choice. During 2013, JD(S) had won five out of seven seats in Hassan district, the rest two by Congress. "We are facing drinking water problem for last 10 years. Because of poor rains, the ground water level has gone down and the two borewells which 150 houses depend upon, are not working properly," Vanjashri Gowda who stays in Sathigala area of Sakleshpur constituency told PTI. As a result, Gowda, who ...
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On ex-PM Gowda's home turf: people rue over poor development 8.5.2018 General News
On the face of it, many people in the district take pride in the fact that one of India's prime ministers H D Deve Gowda of JD(S) was from this place, but there is also unhappiness over lack of development, growing unemployment and farmers' distress. Their main grievance is that the district has not been developed enough like Shivamogga and Bengaluru despite electing political heavyweight Gowda as MP for five times from Hassan, a JD(S) bastion, dominated by Vokkaliga community to which he belongs. As the electioneering has entered the final phase for the May 12 assembly poll, voters are debating about their choice. During 2013, JD(S) had won five out of seven seats in Hassan district, the rest two by Congress. "We are facing drinking water problem for last 10 years. Because of poor rains, the ground water level has gone down and the two borewells which 150 houses depend upon, are not working properly," Vanjashri Gowda who stays in Sathigala area of Sakleshpur ...
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No clarity on proposed water audit, say Pune activists 8.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Unhappy with Minister Girish Mahajan who criticised Pune citizens for consuming more water than necessary
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DJB approves Rs 5,137 crore-budget for 2018-19 7.5.2018 General News
The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved the Rs 5,137 crore-budget for the 2018-19 financial year and also gave its nod to various projects including of laying of water lines in several areas in the national capital. The decisions were taken at the 138th board meeting of the DJB, chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. According to the DJB, the board approved budget for the financial year 2018-19 - Rs 2350 crore for plan and Rs 2787.63 crores for non-plan heads. For bringing about "overall improvement" in the water distribution system, the DJB accorded approval to the proposal for laying of feeder mains and various sizes of distribution mains for Brijwasan and Rajokari UGRs/BPS. "The work of providing and laying of water lines in Tirathanker Nagar Jain Nagar Colony in Mundka Constituency was also approved by the Board," the DJB said in a statement. It stated that laying of water distribution system in JIC Sawda Ghevra in Mundka constituency was accorded approval by the board. The ..
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Locals facing hardship due to power cut in storm-hit Rajasthan 7.5.2018 General News
Days after a high-intensity storm in northwest and northeast regions of the country, the people of Rajasthan's Bharatpur district are still waiting for water supply and electricity to be restored.The fierce storm that hit Rajasthan last week caused major damage in many districts including Alwar and Bharatpur where trees fell and power cables snapped, plunging many localities and hundreds of villages into darkness.Though the power supply has been restored in 60 percent of the area of Bharatpur, many villages in the district is still reeling under water and electricity crisis.Fumed over the issue, the locals including women also staged a protest and blocked roads near Kumher Gate Circle. They alleged that electricity supply in "some VIP areas was restored long back while they have been facing the problem since last four days."On May 2, at least 36 people were killed and over 100 were injured due to the deadly dust storm in Rajasthan.Earlier on May 4, the Meteorological (Met) Department .
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Rajasthan: Storm toll mounts to 33, over 100 injured 4.5.2018 DNA: Opinion
The death toll in the storm that ravaged four districts of Rajasthan on Wednesday has surged to 33. Nine persons were killed in Alwar, 17 in Bharatpur, seven in Dhaulpur and one in Jhunjhunu. Over a hundred have been admitted to various hospitals. The storm uprooted electric poles as well as wires and led to power outages and scarcity of drinking water in the three districts. Also, hundreds of trees were uprooted. The state government has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh for the deceased and Rs 2 lakh for those seriously injured. Government officials have been working towards restoring electricity, water and road connectivity in the districts. In Alwar, thousands of electricity poles fell owing to the gale and even mobile towers fixed atop houses were uprooted due to the strong winds. Owing to the power outage, water supply was also affected. People were compelled to buy water from tankers at high prices. According to Alwar collector Rajan Vishal, “Nine deaths have been reported and around 20 ...
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CBI asked to probe Nagaland High Court construction scam 4.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Gauhati High Court asks agency to submit report within three months
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HMWSSB links rainwater harvesting to tanker tariff 1.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
Linking RWH photos with CAN, must by June 30
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Came out of Koliwada Committee as it exceeded its limits, says Sureshkumar 1.5.2018 Citizen Matters
No MLA wields any power over corporators. Everyone needs to work together for the constituency, says Sureshkumar. He highlights the need for service-minded attitude when one gets into public service. »
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Modi govt's crop insurance marred by delayed claim settlement, low coverage 30.4.2018 Latest News
Centre bears higher share of premium for states which gives adequate budget for PMFBY, suggests panel
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50 Indian players picked for ACG-NBA Jump Final 27.4.2018 General News
The National Basketball Association (NBA) on Friday announced that the National Finals of the third ACG-NBA Jump, India's national basketball talent search programme, will take place at the NBA Academy India from May 3 to May 4.ACG, the first official partner of The NBA Academy India, will provide 50 players from around the country with the opportunity to be selected into the NBA's elite basketball training center at Jaypee Greens Integrated Sports Complex in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR).At the end of the two-day camp, the top prospects from the ACG-NBA Jump National Finals will be identified to receive scholarships and training at The NBA Academy India."The ACG-NBA Jump program is a great platform for players to develop and showcase their potential," said NBA India Managing Director Yannick Colaco. "Together with ACG, we look forward to welcoming the next class of elite prospects and providing them with world-class coaching and training to help them fulfill their potential ...
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Dimoria suffers as defunct water supply projects dot its villages 27.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
Dimoria suffers as defunct water supply projects dot its villages
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