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‘Neither Panna nor paani’ 23.4.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Dr. M.K. Ranjitsinh, Member of the State Wildlife Board, Madhya Pradesh, on the devastating impact of the proposed Ken-Betwa river link project
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TN CM Palaniswami meets protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar, assures help 23.4.2017 Top Stories
He said he will ask Modi for funds to waive off the loan and urged the farmers to end their protest
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Dumping of wastes in Meghalaya river banned 23.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Dumping of wastes in Meghalaya river banned
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Architect’s solution to Bharalu flooding 23.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Architect’s solution to Bharalu flooding
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TN CM meets the protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar 23.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Sunday met with protesting farmers from his state at the Jantar Mantar and assured help.
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Ban Sagar flood fears haunt Bihar farmers, again 23.4.2017 TOI: Patna
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Land in clouds 22.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
The British called it 'Scotland of the East', finding resonance in the landscape they left behind while expanding their empire in India. Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, ('Abode of Clouds') was then the capital of Assam comprising the Brahmaputra valley and all the hills around. Today, Assam and Meghalaya have become individual states, also part of the Seven Sister States in Northeast India. Meghalaya comprises former Khasi and Jaintia hills and the Garo hills, surrounded by sun-kissed emerald valleys with orchards of orange or pineapple, depending on the season. Get there already! The journey to Shillong takes about two-and-a-half hours by car from Guwahati, Assam's important city. The pine tree-tinged fresh air greets you as you cross Nongpoh, the midway point. On the way up is the serene Umiam Lake, also called Barapani (big water), a place for boating, cruising and angling. It's actually a reservoir of a dam, constructed as part of a hydel power project, one of the first in the region. Around ...
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In the quest of yet another Koh-i-noor 22.4.2017 Hindu: News
Prospectors flock to Kollur mine area as the KL Sagar waters recede
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A river runs through it 22.4.2017 Hindu: Home
A historian explains how the Indus, a developmental resource, became a tool of territorial sovereignty in the hands of India and Pakistan
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Tamil Nadu govt tries out novel experiment to conserve water 22.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
An 'experiment' by PWD officials to try and cut water loss due to evaporation in Vaigai dam by covering a small portion of it with thermocol sheets came unstuck when parts of it were swept away by strong winds.Tamil Nadu Minister for cooperatives Sellur K Raju, who inaugurated the unconventional method to conserve water in drought hit Tamil Nadu, saw the attempt go awry as the sheets flew in different directions in gusty winds in the river.The minister later held discussions with PWD experts on ways to overcome the problem of wind and water flow, which led to the sheets drifting in various dir
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Contractors by day, sand mafia by night 22.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Illegal sand mining makes sinkholes out of farmland 22.4.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Feud over sand mining: 8 killed in crude bomb blast 22.4.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Parched K’taka pins hope on monsoon to recover from drought fallout 22.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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How to drown a tiger 21.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Just eight years after the tiger’s return to Panna, what could have been India’s best wildlife success story is now under threat from an ill-conceived river-linking project
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JISL to build micro-irrigation project in Karnataka 21.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd (JISL) would build an integrated micro-irrigation project in Karnataka's Mandya district, a top official of the farm equipment maker said on Friday.
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8 killed in Birbhum bomb blast 21.4.2017 Hindu: National
At least eight persons were killed and 10 others injured when crude bombs went off while they were being made in West Bengal’s Birbhum district on Friday, police said. The incident took place in Darba...
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Survey for freshwater lake near Kannadikkal to begin today 21.4.2017 Hindu: News
The lake to be constructed at a cost of ₹40-cr. to have storage capacity of 2,400 lakh litres
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Water availability in major south Indian reservoirs dips to 11% of total storage capacity 21.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
The water situation in the southern states is precarious with major reservoirs spread across five states have only 11% of their collective storage.
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Jain Irrigation wins Rs 569-crore contract from Karnataka government 21.4.2017 ET: Engineering
The scope of work involves lifting and conveying water from the river Cauvery to the end user farmer in a network of close conveyance piping system, the filing said.
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