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Neduvasal stirs stall water mapping project in state 27.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
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16 ancient bawadis to be revived in Vijayapura 27.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Around 16 historic bawadis (open wells) in Vijayapura are being revived so as to restore their legacy. M.B. Patil, district In-charge Minister, has mobilised various major contractors and industries t...
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No police protection for demolition drives: BMC to HC 27.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Mumbai: The BMC on Wednesday informed the Bombay High Court that its officers are not receiving police protection while removing illegal encroachments near pipelines in the city, and were facing polit...
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Manual scavenger dies due to asphyxiation; another critical 27.4.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Contractor had hired the men for Chennai Metrowater work
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Venue decked up for the event 27.4.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Unprecedented arrangements are being made for the TRS public meeting commemorating its 16th Foundation Day here on Thursday.Arrangement essential for a gathering of more than 10 lakh people in severe ...
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New Bridge on Durgam Cheruvu 27.4.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
The Cable Stayed Bridge to be constructed by the GHMC is the first in south India
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Experts skeptical of tapping underground hydro resources 26.4.2017 deccanherald.com
The state government's proposal to extract water from underground rivers by going in for deep subterranean exploration has come in for flak from some of its own agencies. India unit of US-based company WaterQuest Hydroresources Management has proposed to locate underground hydrological resources hundreds of feet below the ground level and use its deep drilling expertise to extract water. "It is important to check the quality of water. At several places deep underground water is contaminated with fluoride or arsenic content,"Karnataka State NaturalDisaster MonitoringCentre Director GSSrinivasa Reddy said. He pointed out that such projects could create ecological imbalance. "Besides, what if the water extracted after spending crores of rupees is unfit for drinking?"he asked. Another scientist, who did not want to be named, said an expert committee should be constituted to study the scientific implications of the project. A company representative said similar projects have been executed in other countries ...
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NGO reminds Vijayapura corporation of its duty 26.4.2017 deccanherald.com
Their selfless service was aimed at a sole goal — a garbage-free Vijayapura, which is known for its historical monuments, but blemished by trash-lined streets. A whopping 30,000 volunteers of Dr Nana Saheb Dharmadhikari Foundation of Revadanda village, Raigad district, Maharashtra descended on the roads of the erstwhile capital of the Bahamani kings at daybreak on Wednesday and hit the ground running. They had brought brooms, spades and other implements in good numbers. Each volunteer reported at the spot allocated to him and joined hands to clear the garbage. The city's narrow streets, roads, vacant sites, gutters, the moat around the old fort, et al, were soon brimming with activity. A total of 120 tractors and 20 earthmovers were deployed for the exercise. The idea germinated from the Dharmadhikari himself at the weekly satsang conducted by him. Soon, the plan was communicated to all, so that the date and city are announced at satsangs in different places. Volunteers then packed their food and ...
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30 polluting units to be shut around Bengaluru lake 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) on Wednesday ordered closure of 30 polluting industries around the Bellandur lake in the city's south-east suburb for its restoration.
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NGT shuts polluting industries along Ganga channel 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed 13 polluting industries situated along tributary or major drain of the Ganga river to be shut down.
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Monsoon on its way, only 7% desilting done 26.4.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Europe's meat and dairy farming vulnerable as climate change worsens water scarcity - study 26.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Umberto Bacchi ROME, April 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Water scarcity half a world away caused by climate change could push up prices for meat and diary products in Europe by disrupting supplies of soybean, which is widely used as feed for livestock, researchers said Wednesday.
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Punjab to study water flowing into Pakistan 26.4.2017 Zee News : States
Caught up in a water war with neighbouring Haryana, the Punjab government has sought a report on the water flowing from the state to Pakistan.
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Special squad inspects food joints at Kalamassery 26.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Collector orders closure of all unhygienic eating joints
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CMFRI develops fish seed production tech for 3 species 26.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) here has developed the seed production technology of three species of fish, which is expected to boost the mariculture industry and seafood export as well.
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Work in full swing at Manukuttai STP 26.4.2017 Hindu: Home
The UGD project is implemented at ₹ 149.39 crore
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Punjab to study water flowing into Pakistan 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Caught up in a water war with neighbouring Haryana, the Punjab government has sought a report on the water flowing from the state to Pakistan.
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Shah's tryst with the deprived in Mamata's dingy backyard 26.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's backyard, BJP chief Amit Shah entered the shabby dwelling of Arjun Maity, a sugarcane juice vendor, at the Chetla lockgate slum. The senior politician enquired about Maity's well-being, had 'rosogolla' and sweetened buttermilk at his home, and left after learning about the shortage of toilets and basic amenities for women there.
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Reorient social sector subsidies: NITI Aayog 26.4.2017 Hindu: Business
‘Beneficiaries must not be dependent’
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Lakshmi Vilas Bank Q4 profit up 6%, at Rs 52 cr 26.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Total income rises 14% to Rs 865 cr, gross NPAs rise to 2.67% from 1.97%
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