User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
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Kerala: BJP MP claims Hindu families denied water for supporting CAA, police file case against her 24.1.2020 Scroll.in
Shobha Karandlaje alleged that Kerala was taking ‘baby steps’ to become another Kashmir.
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Hollongi airport construction from Feb 24.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Hollongi airport construction from Feb
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India’s guidelines on wetlands will allow states to decide what counts as prohibited activities 22.1.2020 Scroll.in
An estimated 4.63% of the country’s geographical area is made up of wetlands.
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SEE: Stunning flamingos take flight 22.1.2020 Rediff: GetAhead
The pink beauties have arrived in Mumbai for their annual visit.
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Kolkata plans its first biomining project at Mollar Bheri landfill on eastern wetland 21.1.2020 Citizen Matters
The Rs 21-crore project will be implemented in 55 acres of land near Mollar Bheri, a shallow fishery located in the East Kolkata Wetlands, that has seen a 12-feet-high mountain of waste build up over the years.
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State level workshop on JJM, SBM(G) held 21.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
State level workshop on JJM, SBM(G) held
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“Draft Mobility Plan based on faulty data, is financially unviable” 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is problematic from the legal, technical and financial perspectives
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Drive in and around Khuga Dam continues 20.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Drive in and around Khuga Dam continues
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Delhi Cong promises 20,000 litre water free, cashback 17.1.2020 Rediff: News
Claiming that the cashback plan will help the city save 25-30 per cent of drinking water, Delhi Congress president Subhash Chopra alleged that the AAP government's free water scheme 'benefited water tanker mafia'.
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Chennai Buzz: AC buses back in city | Rent law amendment | Metrowater plans…and more 12.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From changes in rent laws to plans of parastatal agencies such as MTC, CMRL and Metrowater, catch the important news of the week in this edition of Buzz.
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The national policy that governs India’s forests has not been updated since 1988 11.1.2020 Scroll.in
A new National Forest Policy is required to factor in climate change, pollution and forest dwellers’ land rights.
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Chambal Basin 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Narmada is the biggest river and of religious value of Madhya Pradesh. The Kshipra is also religious “Kumbha” river is its length is not much. The river like Chambal, Betwa, Tawa, Ken also big and important rivers in the State. For a long time the Chambal was known for its ravines and dacoits but that slur on its name is fast vanishing. Some part of Chambal basin remain cronically dry . The Narmada Control Board meeting the Chairmanship of the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided that now the drought-affected areas of the Chambal Basin of Malwa Region would not remain dry. The best irrigation initiative micro lift irrigation scheme to lift water from Narmada Basin and provide it to the drought affected areas of the Chambal Basin. The Board is taking measures to use cent per cent Narmada water allotted to the Madhya Pradesh on time schedule. The state has to use 18.25 MAF water till the year 2024. All water utility projects in the Narmada will be ready by the year 2022. The Narmada ...
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Kailash Vijayavargiya clears air over viral picture 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Indore Clearing the air over his viral picture, BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya on Monday said that he was only telling the officer that his shoes have been ripped off because of running from pillar to post in the Municipal Corporation. "I was an MLA then and there was a water scarcity in the area. We were doing this movement for seven days. The then Additional Superintendent of Police Pramod Fulnikar said that he will take the initiative and ask the Commissioner to ensure that water supply is ensured in the area," he said while addressing a gathering here. "Even after that, there was no water supply. So we again started our movement. So I was telling him that I have been moving from pillar to post which has ripped off my shoes. (Nagar nigam ke chakkar lagate-lagate mere joote ghis gaye)," he said while addressing a gathering here. In the old picture that has gone viral on social media, the BJP leader is seen showing his shoes to an officer.The BJP leader claimed that the "story" was fed by ...
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"Fani" claims nine lives in Odisha 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhubaneswar, At least nine people have died so far, large areas in the temple town of Puri and other places were submerged as heavy rain ripped through eight districts of Odisha on Friday in the form of extremely severe cyclonic storm called ‘Fani, a weather official said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Mr Patnaik and was apprised of the latest situation. “Day after tomorrow, on the 6th morning, I will be going to Odisha to take stock of the situation arising in the wake of Cyclone Fani,” Mr Modi tweeted. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said a record of 1.2 million people were evacuated in 24 hours, 3.2 lakh from Ganjam, 1.3 lakh from Puri and almost 7000 kitchens catering to 9000 shelters were made functional overnight. This mammoth exercise involved more than 45,000 volunteers," Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik said.He added that according to the government’s reports, deaths are in single digits. Mr Patnaik said the Cyclone 'Fani', one of the rarest of rare summer cyclone, the first to lash Odisha in ...
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Intense Heat 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Madhya Pradesh is reeling under the intense heat conditions crossing 40 degree Celsius in most of the places. The Western district Khargone worst hit temperature soaring upto 45.6 degree. In nearby Dhar district it is at 44.5 degree. The capital Bhopal having 42.2 degree temperature. The heat waves are prevailing all over the State. The sudden rise in the temperature is due to intense heat waves coming from the desert areas of Rajasthan sweeping the states. Geographically the Madhya Pradesh is so located that during the winter cold waves come from snowfall Northern Himalayan states and during summer heat waves from Western side of Madhya Pradesh. The weather in the state is considered pleasing and pleasant. In 29 districts the heat condition are on increase. The 9 districts of Madhya Pradesh are areas of deficient rains and facing water scarcity.Conditions. There are nearly 5 lakh 44 thousand tube wells in the state. It all are getting underground waters, which is dwindling in the state at a fast pace. ...
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Need to connect young generation with Indian Culture, Traditions & its Values 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Development is visible by works not announcements Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The chief Minister Kamal Nath said that there is need to connect young generation with Indian Culture, Traditions and Social Values. By this only, we can build our country and make it great again. He mentioned that development is visible by works not by announcements. Kamal Nath was addressing the public gathering after unveiling the life size statue of Raja Bhoj, dedicating the water supply scheme for Chhindwara city and inspection of the under construction government medical college in Chhindwara today. Raja Bhoj described Indian culture as great Describing the installation of the life size statue of Raja Bhoj as significant for the citizens of Chhindwara, CM Kamal Nath asserted that Raja Bhoj had a wide vision for reconstruction of India and to enrich its culture. He gave a new direction to the culture of the country at his time and set examples while working for public welfare.Owing to this, we are remembering him by ...
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Agro Measures 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The monsoon is over. The rains and deficient in the Madhya Pradesh. Despite initially heavy rains the beginning could not fill up many water bodies like Bhoj Sagar and Kerwa Dam of Capital Bhopal. The plight and problem of the agriculture sector is to provide water fields as the crops now need irrigation urgently some irrigation pumps operate on diesel and the diesel is becoming costly on regular basis. The Government must ensure irrigation to farmers at this hour when seeding has started in the crops. The Narmada water supply in the capital is eratic and many localities and not setting water at all.The State Government before the advent of monsoon launched the scheme of talabs in every villages. Still it is not known how may new talab were dug up and having water. Crops require urgent water supply.
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Agri, manufacturing, construction drive India's GDP at 8.2 pc: Govt 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rose to 8.2 per cent in the first quarter of the current financial year driven by the sectors such as agriculture, manufacturing and construction sector, the Government said on Friday. This growth figure, released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) under the aegis of Statistics and Programme Implementation Ministry, said that this was the highest growth in two years and strongest since the first quarter of 2016. According to the data, manufacturing, electricity, gas, water supply & other utility services construction and public administration and defence registered a growth of more than 7 per cent. This quantum leap coming about eight months before the general elections is seen as a major booster for the government which has consistently come under attack for alleged economic mismanagement. The growth in the agriculture, forestry and fishing, mining and quarrying, trade, hotels, transport, communication and services and financial, real estate and ...
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Inter Basin Experiment 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Madhya Pradesh is the first state in India to experiment to activate inter river basin water supply. The water of Narmada will go up by 400 meters to go into basins of 4 other rivers of Malva region the Gambhir, Kali Sindh, Parvati and Kshipra. On the demand of Madhya Pradesh the Narmada River Water Dispute Tribunal approved the project way back in the decade of 1970. But in last 48 years it was not implemented and kept pending of its being very tedious and complicated in nature. The technocrats preferred to avoid it rather than to work on it. There is general tendency to look for precedence rather than to act originally with initiative. The credit goes to the State Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan that he coordinated the Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering to overcome all the difficulties and got it launched for the first time in the India after such a long time of nearly 50 years. Mr.Chouhan is the first person as Chief Minister who for the first time successfully launched the river ...
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Japan floods kill nearly 100 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Tokyo, Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rains unleashed widespread floods and landslides that killed nearly 100, with dozens missing, according to a CNBC News report. Rain tapered off across the western region battered by last week's downpour, revealing blue skies and scorching sun forecast to push temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius (86°F), fueling fears of heatstroke in areas cut off from power or water. "We cannot take baths, the toilet doesn't work and our food stockpile is running low," said Yumeko Matsui, whose home in the city of Mihara has been without water since Saturday. "Bottled water and bottled tea are all gone from convenience stores and other shops," the 23-year-old nursery school worker said at an emergency water supply station. About 12,700 customers had no electricity on Monday, power companies said. Tens of thousands had no water, Japanese media said. The death toll from the rains reached at least 94 after ...
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