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Last updated: Dec 19 2014 19:53 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Tap into open wells 19.12.2014 Hindu: Home
Does your apartment have an open well? Sekar Raghavan, director, Rain Centre, tells Hema Vijay how these wells can be a perpetual source of freshwater
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Survey on Ground Water 18.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) under the Ministry of Water Resources, RD & GR carries out ground water monitoring, four times a year, on a regional scale through a network of observation wells in the Country.
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NGO offers to train civic engineers in rainwater harvesting 17.12.2014 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
The National Society for Clean Cities has offered to train 20 engineers of the Pune Municipal Corporation in rainwater ...
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Underground water table depleting in 44 districts 16.12.2014 Kanpur - City - The Times of India
Underground water condition is not satisfactory in the state. It is overexploited or in critical and semi-critical condition in 44 districts.
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Development and Management of Water Resources 15.12.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Several reports by international organizations such as World Bank, United Nations International Children`s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), Food & Agriculture Organization(FAO), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) etc. have mentioned about ground water related issues
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Watershed management project a hit in Thuneri 15.12.2014 Hindu: Cities
The Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP), which was introduced as a flagship project in Thuneri block panchayat to address water scarcity, has made a commendable leap in the region cove...
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ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL 14.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
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HARVESTING URBAN RUNOFFS 14.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
HARVESTING URBAN RUNOFFS
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Delhi Development Authority eases norms for green buildings 14.12.2014 Asian Age: Delhi
The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) approved a proposal for incentivising green buildings and formulate regulatory mechanism to monitor construction, operation and maintenance of rainwater harvesting structures of buildings and campuses. For this purpose, necessary modifications in the Master Plan 2021 (MPD 2021) were also approved in a meeting of the DDA held under the chairmanship of lieutenant-governor Najeeb Jung at the Raj Nivas on Friday, the DDA said in a statement. In order to encourage such buildings, incentive by way of extra ground coverage, FAR (floor area ratio) will be given by the local body concerned depending upon the provisions made, it said. Maximum incentive shall be five per cent in case of ground coverage and FAR. These incentives shall be based on the rating criteria prescribed by the rating agencies approved by the ministry concerned of the Union government for green buildings, the DDA said. Other decisions taken at the meeting were approval for utilisation of enhanced FAR by ...
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Urban design for the parched throat 13.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Urban design for the parched throat
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Leadership training programme held 13.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Leadership training programme held
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Vaigai needs long-term plan: official 13.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Vaigai needs long-term plan: official
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ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL 13.12.2014 Hindu: Home
After several years of neglect, a public drinking water facility in Chromepet has been rejuvenated, the author writes on what it means to the residents
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Vaigai needs long-term plan: water supply official 13.12.2014 Hindu: News
A long-term action plan formulated by the district administration and city corporation with the involvement of the local community will make a difference in the restoration of Vaigai river, said K...
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Chennai Metrowater to hold open house meeting on Saturday 11.12.2014 TOI: Chennai
Chennai Metrowater to hold open house meeting on Saturday
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Will polls quench Kanke's thirst? 8.12.2014 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
On Tuesday, when voters of Kanke Assembly constituency will go to polling booths, they will perhaps be aware that this election too won't quench their thirst or bring relief to their parched plots.
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CSR shouldn't be used as a tool to sell more to people: Venkatesh Kini, President, Coca-Cola India. 5.12.2014 ET: Corporate Dossier
Many of the causes Coca-Cola picks up in India as part of its corporate social responsibility have a backward linkage to a slew of its brands.
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Scientists give tips to farmers on increasing yeild 3.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Scientists give tips to farmers on increasing yeild
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“Volunteers play a vital role” 2.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
“Volunteers play a vital role”
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Inundation points mapped 2.12.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Inundation points mapped
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