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20,000 participants, 3 races, one marathon effort: Hyderabad woke up to a runner’s high 21.8.2017 TOI: Hyderabad Times
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Few takers for rainwater, groundwater in free fall 21.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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State's sea levels may rise by 0.38 metre by 2050 21.8.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Few decades on, structures near Mumbai's seashores may be inundated by rising sea levels. In what may drastically alter perceptions about climate change and its impact on coastal cities like Mumbai, a state government study has predicted a 0.38 metre rise in sea levels across Maharashtra by 2050. The Maharashtra Maritime Board's (MMB) shoreline management plan (SMP) has suggested that construction near the coast in Mumbai must rise to a minimum 7.59 metres above mean sea levels by 2050 to withstand storm surges and floods. While Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notifications regulate a 500 metre horizontal region from the high-tide line, the SMP lays down a vertical impact of the sea-level rise. This can be incorporated into urban and land use planning, serving as baseline data for planners executing shoreline infrastructure projects like Mumbai's coastal road. "This is Maharashtra's first SMP. Developed countries like Singapore and Australia have SMPs and consider them as reference points in coastal ...
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Another worker dies cleaning city drains; 10th death in 35 days 21.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Navelim demands: Bring back Goa cases to NGT Pune 21.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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Experts blame tobacco use for head and neck cancer 21.8.2017 TOI: Patna
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Zoo to have water treatment plant 21.8.2017 Hindu: Home
To check pollution level in water flowing from Miralam tank
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‘This is a crime... a murder committed by the govt’ 21.8.2017 Hindu: Home
On Sunday, a man was killed after being exposed to toxic gases while cleaning a sewer behind the Lok Nayak Hospital. This is the 10th such death of a manual scavenger in the city in just over a month....
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Sanitation worker dies while cleaning sewer, probe ordered 21.8.2017 Zee News : States
In three separate incidents over a month, nine people have died while cleaning sewer lines and septic tanks in the national capital.
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BJP demands staff for PHC 21.8.2017 Hindu: Home
The Lawspet unit of the Bharathiya Janata Party (BJP) has urged the government to ensure that the primary health centre in Lawspet is equipped with manpower and infrastructure. A resolution to this ef...
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Rajendra Singh criticises Yettinahole project 21.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Such projects could prove disastrous in future, says water conservationist
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Polythene bags turn a saviour for farmers 21.8.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
They are used to guard paddy nurseries
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A message from ‘Ganesha’ to go green 21.8.2017 Hindu: Vijayawada
Students take out procession in Tirupati, urge people to use clay Ganesh idols
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We haven’t been New Yorked yet, thank you Minister 21.8.2017 Hindu: Columns
I think we should stop complaining. Traffic, potholes, flyovers and live-unders, water shortages, power outages should no longer be part of our conversations. We are blessed. We are better off than th...
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Pedestrian safety to get a leg up 21.8.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Highways department plans to build foot overbridges as subway projects get bogged down by delay
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Seed production technology for Indian pompano 21.8.2017 Hindu: Kochi
CMFRI feat a boost for mariculture
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‘Strategies must to ensure water availability in tiger reserves’ 21.8.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Steps on to relocate communities residing in MTR, says Union Minister
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Indian shrimp to replace exotic species 21.8.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Native species is being promoted under the ‘Make In India’ programme
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Ongole pins hope on KRMB meet as drinking water crisis worsens 21.8.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Existing storage will not last beyond four rounds of supply: official
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Rain lash DK, Chikkamagaluru 20.8.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Intermittent rain lashed various parts of Dakshina Kannada district on Sunday, pushing up water level in Rivers Kumaradhara, Nethravathi and Phalguni.

The showers also brought much relief from the scorching sun. Several roads in Mangaluru were waterlogged due to lack of storm water drains.

Heavy rain lashed Mudigere and Balehonnur in Chikkamagaluru district. Tarikere and Chikkamagaluru taluks experienced light shower. The water level in River Tunga river has gone up.

Shivamogga district received widespread rain on Sunday. While it rained heavily in Sagar, Shikaripur, Hosanagar, Theerthahalli and Sorab, moderate rain lashed Shivamogga city and Bhadravathi.

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