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Last updated: Apr 17 2014 14:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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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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Full text: Aam Aadmi Party's manifesto for LS polls (Cached) 3.4.2014 CNN-IBN: Politics
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) released its manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Delhi on Thursday. It has also called for passing of Jan Lokpal Bill which covers "a peon to the Prime Minister". The manifesto talks about eligibility to fight polls to be lowered from 25 years to 21 and talks of citizen charter for every public work and police reforms.
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AAP releases manifesto for Thiruvananthapuram 3.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
Priority is to bring drinking water to all parts of the constituency.
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Drop by precious drop 2.4.2014 Hindu: Kochi
Summer’s here, as are the warning bells. As the city grapples with depleting water levels, Hema Vijay suggests simple measures to conserve water at home
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An old water source left untapped 30.3.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
An old water source left untapped
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Netas Share Their Ideas For Bangalore at Interactive Meet 30.3.2014 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
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Wake up, there’s a crisis 29.3.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Wake up, there’s a crisis
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Water sector needs purposeful action to match India's long term needs (Cached) 29.3.2014 ET: Opinion
A recent UN report on water has rightly underlined the pressing need for proactive policy to avert a likely crisis in the offing in India.
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Wake up, there’s a crisis 28.3.2014 Hindu: Home
Last week, we celebrated World Water Day. Or did we? Habitat talks to Chandrashekar Hariharan about what we can really do
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'Invest More in Mini, Micro Hydel Projects' 28.3.2014 newindianexpress.com
The state should invest in more mini and micro hydel projects as well as alternative power sources such as solar energy, V Subhash Chandra Bose, director, Communication and Capacity Development Unit (CCDU), Water Resources Department, has said.
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