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Eco-friendly toilet complex to be inaugurated atop Chamundi Hills 22.9.2016 Hindu: News
A new eco-friendly public toilet complex, with 27 Indian and European water closets and 15 urinals, will be inaugurated atop the Chamundi Hills on October 1.Tourists, pilgrims visiting Chamundi Hills ...
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Study finds water unsafe in most capital areas 22.9.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Most Ranchi residents get treated water which is either too acidic or alkaline, an independent report by social outfit Youth Power of India has revealed on Wednesday.
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Jalasamridhi to conserve Kattakada's water bodies 22.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
The project will be inaugurated on March 22, 2017 after a second round preparatory meeting on March 15
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Cauvery Water Management Board ideal solution to settle Cauvery water conflict, says CWC chief 21.9.2016 TOI: India
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Cauvery Water Management Board ideal for dispute resolution, says Central Water Commission 21.9.2016 New Kerala: Business India
Cauvery Water Management Board ideal for dispute resolution, says Central Water Commission
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State needs projects to fulfil basic needs: P J Kurien 20.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
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5 held for attack on MGNREGA consultant 19.9.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
5 held for attack on MGNREGA consultant
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Five held for attack on MNREGA consultant 19.9.2016 Hindu: Home
Dispute over payment for digging percolation pit led to the attack: police
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Bengaluru staring at a severe water crisis, warns IISc study 18.9.2016 deccanherald.com
An ongoing study by a team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has indicated that Bengaluru will soon face a huge water crisis. The study that is likely to be out soon says that if no immediate steps are taken, the city will go dry. Prof T V Ramachandra from the Centre of Energy and Wetlands Research Group at the IISc said that despite floods in July 2016, the city is set to experience water crisis because of improper planning and ineffective implementation of the existing policies. The Cauvery water dispute with the neighbouring Tamil Nadu will also have a bearing on the city's water needs because of increasing dependence on piped water. This apart, the study points out that wastage due to leakages and indiscriminate use by people is also adding to the growing problem. Prof Ramachandra said that Bengaluru annually receives 750- 800 mm rainfall while the city lakes can hold only 35 tmcft. "At least 98% water bodies in the city are encroached upon,'' he said. Of the 35 tmcft water ...
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Green Building a failed concept in port city 18.9.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Green Building a failed concept in port city
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TWAD board comes to the aid of Nambiyur 18.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
Sets up pilot project at Lagampalayam; once completed, the water-starved area to get 55 litres on a daily basis
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Bengaluru man hasn't used Cauvery water for past 21 years 18.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
He has taken the RWH project as a mission and successfully implementing it in thousands of households in the state.
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‘India’s biggest bottleneck is its bureaucracy’ 17.9.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘India’s biggest bottleneck is its bureaucracy’
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Teachers convey the message of water harvesting in right earnest 17.9.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Teachers convey the message of water harvesting in right earnest
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Here's how Bengaluru can look beyond Cauvery for water 17.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
Experts say it is time the city reduced its dependence on the river for drinking water supply. Bengaluru must tap into its own resources, control wastage and also recycle and conserve water. Every water conservation technique that is implemented can cut down the use of piped water considerably
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Look beyond cauvery for water 17.9.2016 newindianexpress.com
Experts say it is time the city reduced its dependence on the river for drinking water supply. Bengaluru must tap into its own resources, control wastage and also recycle and conserve water. Every water conservation technique that is implemented can cut down the use of piped water considerably
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Forget the Cauvery for once, and think water! 16.9.2016 Citizen Matters

Instead of crying foul over the water lost to our neighbour and igniting passion, there’s a lot more we can do. Zenrainman shares his 8-point mantra!

 

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Save water, store water 14.9.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Save water, store water
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Bengaluru, it's time to wake up and see the realities of water! 13.9.2016 Citizen Matters

Bengaluru gets Cauvery water for drinking. True. But did you know only 8 lakh houses out of 22 lakh receive Cauvery water? And that 43% of Cauvery water is unaccounted for? What's the way forward?

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Young minds, big dreams 12.9.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Young minds, big dreams
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