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‘Declare Tiruchi district as drought-hit’ 27.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Declare Tiruchi district as drought-hit’
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Bio-toilets: for cooking, irrigation too 27.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Bio-toilets: for cooking, irrigation too
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Farmers forced to sell cattle for a pittance 27.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Farmers forced to sell cattle for a pittance
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A strict ‘no’ from CM for water depleting units 27.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
A strict ‘no’ from CM for water depleting units
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Provide relief to farmers in uniform manner: BJP 27.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Provide relief to farmers in uniform manner: BJP
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Court says conflicting statements by authorities may amount to perjury 27.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Court says conflicting statements by authorities may amount to perjury
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Dindigul, Thanjavur get projects worth Rs. 125 cr. 27.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Dindigul, Thanjavur get projects worth Rs. 125 cr.
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Toilets key to improving child health in India: study 27.8.2014 DNA: India
A new study on large-scale rural sanitation programmes in India highlights challenges in achieving sufficient access to toilets and reduction in open defecation to yield significant health benefits for young children. Investigators, led by an Indian-origin researcher, conducted a cluster randomised controlled trial in 80 rural villages in Madhya Pradesh to measure the effect of India's Total Sanitation campaign (an initiative to increase access to improved sanitation throughout rural India) on household latrine availability, defecation behaviours and child health. A total of 5,209 children aged under 5 years and 3,039 households were involved in the study led by Sumeet Patil from the School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, and the Network for Engineering and Economics Research and Management in Mumbai. The researchers found that the campaign intervention increased the percentage of households in a village with improved sanitation facilities by an average of 19%. In the intervention ...
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Do dams destroy rivers? 27.8.2014 Guardian: Environment

A new study has found links between dams and the declining health of river systems. With your help, Karl Mathiesen investigates whether dams are killing the worlds great rivers.

Post your thoughts in the comments below, email karl.mathiesen.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @karlmathiesen

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Kodaikanal lake to be renovated 27.8.2014 Hindu: Home
The announcement also pertained to the improvement of basic amenities in the town of Kumbakonam, which would host ‘Mahamaham’ in February 2016.
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Arunachal Flood Situation Slightly Improves 27.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Amid multiple crises UN children’s agency deploys largest aid operation ever in a single month 27.8.2014 Sify News
New York, Aug 27 (IBNS) This August the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) shipped 1,000 metric tonnes of life-saving supplies for children caught in the world’s most urgent crises -- the largest emergency supply operation in the organization’s history in a single month.
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Kodaikanal lake will be beautified: Jayalaithaa 27.8.2014 Oneindia.in: News
Chennai, Aug 27: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday announced beautification of Kodaikanal lake, a popular tourist attraction in Tamil Nadu at a cost of Rs.87.96 crore besides measures to augment basic amenities in Kumbakonam and Karur. "Kodaikanal lake
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Arunachal flood situation slightly improves 27.8.2014 Zee News : States
The flood situation in Arunachal Pradesh marginally improved Wednesday as the water level in many rivers are showing a receding trend.
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Water Talks Between India, Pakistan Ended Inconclusively 27.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
The three-day talks between India and Pakistan here over designs of Kishan Ganga Dam and four other hydroelectric power projects at the Jhelum and the Chenab rivers respectively has ended inconclusively.
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Let us change the way we celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi 27.8.2014 Citizen Matters

Distraught at the manner in which Ganesh Chaturthi is being celebrated nowadays, a citizen offers suggestions to make changes that will have a positive impact. 

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Three-day talks between India, Pak on hydro-power end inconclusively 27.8.2014 FirstPost: World

The three-day talks between India and Pakistan in Lahore over designs of Kishan Ganga Dam and four other hydroelectric power projects at the Jhelum and the Chenab rivers respectively has ended inconclusively, but the two sides hoped to find a solution in its next meeting in Delhi.

The post Three-day talks between India, Pak on hydro-power end inconclusively appeared first on Firstpost.

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Kodaikanal lake will be beautified: Jayalalithaa 27.8.2014 Latest News
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today announced beautification of Kodaikanal lake, a popular tourist attraction in Tamil Nadu at a cost of Rs.87.96 crore besides measures to augment basic amenities in Kumbakonam and Karur.
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Water talks between India, Pak ended inconclusively 27.8.2014 Oneindia.in: News
Lahore, Aug 27: The three-day talks between India and Pakistan here over designs of Kishan Ganga Dam and four other hydroelectric power projects at the Jhelum and the Chenab rivers respectively has ended inconclusively, but the two sides hoped to find
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'Toilets key to improve child health in India' 27.8.2014 Oneindia.in: News
New York, Aug 27: Building toilets and reducing open defecation is the key to significant health benefits for young children in India, a promising study by an Indian-origin researcher shows.A team of researchers led by Sumeet Patil from School of Public
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