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Category: water-harvesting
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Earth Day : Pune's 'Green Society' sets an example 22.4.2014 DNA: Top News
Pune: Efforts by residents of Vimannagar-based society have resulted in not just conservation of energy but has also prevented river pollution. The residents have been contributing for the larger interest of environment through their since a decade. Green Land Cooperative Housing Society in Vimannagar is a Green Society in a real sense and many people from city have visited it to take lessons. Col. (Retd) Shashikant Dalvi, an entrepreneur in the field of rainwater harvesting took up the cause after his retirement from the Indian Army. Dalvi is the chairman of the society which has 57 families. Their efforts in rainwater harvesting and wet garbage composting have helped them get 10 per cent discount on annual property tax. Vimannagar being a water scarcity area, most residents face water shortage during summer and have to rely on water tankers. But thanks to this society's rainwater harvesting project, they do not have to depend on tankers. After starting the project, the society could get water from the ...
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No Kajauli, no water for UT 22.4.2014 Chandigarh News, Chandigarh City News | Cities News - Times of India
The city that came into existence on November 1, 1966, hardly has enough options to procure water.In its 48 years of life, Kajauli canal in Punjab has been its sole source of the precious ...
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Hope sends farmers to booths 21.4.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Four of them had laid down their lives in police firing during an agitation here seeking a hike in price of jute fibre.
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Seawater intrusion into Kollidam may hit farming 20.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
Officials visit Vallambadugaito plan for a check-dam
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Traditional Water Bodies Dry up in Modern Growth Impact 20.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
A dry summer stares at Sambalpur with traditional water harvesting structures going dry. While these structures have in the past been a boon to Sambalpur, things have worsened in the absence of maintenance.
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Showers lash Jalandhar, wheat harvesting can be delayed (Cached) 17.4.2014 New Kerala: Punjab
Jalandhar, Apr 17 : Showers brought the mercury down today after the city and surroundings had light to moderate rains.
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Defunct borewells closed in Coimbatore district 17.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
The Coimbatore district administration has closed defunct borewells or converted to rainwater harvesting wells. According to senior officials, the administration started the process this ye...
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As denizens scramble for water, Railways extract 14.45 lakh litres daily 17.4.2014 Hindu: Home
The extensive Delhi zone of the Indian Railways, it seems, is still dependent on tubewells for its whooping water demands running into lakhs of litres and has failed to set up Rain Water Harvesting...
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Rs.7 crore for works on cattle feed plant 14.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
Farmers were facing a shortage of quality cattle feed at affordable prices
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AAP promises to develop Udupi into a tourist spot 12.4.2014 deccanherald.com
Listing out the AAP's electoral promises for Udupi-Chikmagalur constituency, candidate Gurudev S H has said that if elected he will concentrate on developing Udupi into an international tourist destination and will focus on skill development programmes and job creations. The party will give priority to establishing a university and a government medical college and will encourage technological development projects. Speaking to mediapersons, Gurudev said the entrepreneurship opportunity for the women will be facilitated, besides making available easy credit to fishermen, thus promoting fishing industry. The party would try to solve water problems by conserving water bodies and by making rain water harvesting system mandatory in all buildings. Attention will be paid for the improvement of garbage collection by setting up a modern garbage recycling plants to ensure a clean city. He said the problems of the farmers would be addressed. The excess power generated in the district should be given to other ...
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'Make Ponds Safe, Use Stored Water' 12.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
Residents of Sathuvachari have suggested that the abandoned ponds in Moolakollai area, where incidentally two school students drowned in one of the ponds created by stone quarry operators, can be put to better utilisation.
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Surprise Support from Left for AAP in Vellore, Arakkonam 12.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
In a surprise development, the Vellore unit of Communist parties are extending support to the Aam Aadmi Party candidates in Vellore and Arakkonam constituencies for the election.
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India should take a leaf out of Singapore's water harvesting (Cached) 12.4.2014 ET: Opinion
India has entered into collaborative arrangements with Singapore for upgrading Delhi and Bangalore’s water supply systems. How are these faring?
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Garden state 11.4.2014 Hindu: Home
Is it time to make kitchen gardens mandatory, asks Hema Vijay
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Water warrior 11.4.2014 Hindu: Home
The inspiring story of villager Ramakrishnappa whose life is now dedicated to water conservation and water harvesting
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NGO to sensitise builders on saving water bodies 10.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
In an effort to protect vanishing water bodies in peri-urban areas, Rain Centre, a city-based voluntary organisation, plans to hold meetings with builders to encourage housing projects around lake...
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Rizwan Arshad vows to decongest Bangalore 10.4.2014 deccanherald.com
Congress candidate for Bangalore Central parliamentary constituency, Rizwan Arshad, on Wednesday said his priority would be to decongest Bangalore roads, especially in the central business district (CBD). Interacting with mediapersons, he said the central business district comes under Bangalore Central constituency and had been bearing the brunt of increasing traffic. There is a need for proper infrastructure, especially wide roads and parking lots, in order to decongest the roads, he added. Rainwater harvesting Besides, the constituency is also witnessing drinking water shortage. Drilling borewells will not solve the problem of the residents. An effective water management system has to be put in place to address the system. People should be encouraged and educated about adopting rainwater harvesting system as a first step towards solving the problem, the Congress candidate said. Immense respect Asked about senior leader C K Jaffer Sharief's decision to resign from the Congress party, for being denied a ...
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Governor Asks Officials to Ensure Safe Drinking Water 8.4.2014 newindianexpress.com
Governor ESL Narasimhan says recharging ground water table with maintenance of rain water pits should be on priority basis
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Governor directs to ensure safe drinking water for all (Cached) 7.4.2014 New Kerala: India News
Hyderabad, Apr 7 : Andhra Pradesh Governor E S L Narasimhan today directed the officials to ensure safe drinking water for all the people in the state.
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Voters in Palair Demand Completion of Drinking Water Projects 4.4.2014 The New Indian Express - Andhra Pradesh - http://newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/
Though the sitting MLA Ramreddy Venkata Reddy was a former minister, the constituency lags behind with respect to development.
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