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Is India Ready To Fight A Drought Condition?

On 17 June, World day to combat desertification and drought, BW Businessworld digs India’s preparedness to tackle a drought condition

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Government launched ‘Tele-Law’ programme

In the first phase, the ‘Tele-Law’ scheme will be tested as a pilot across 500 CSCs in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar to understand the challenges and make necessary corrections to the scheme before it is scaled up and rolled out across the country in a phased manner.

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Govt built 33,76,793 Household Toilets and 1,28,946 Community Toilet so far: Naidu

So far 688 cities have been declared Open Defecation free (ODF) and 531 of them have been independently verified and certified as ODF.

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IARI developing water treatment plant that uses agri waste

The system will include floodplain filtration technique, which includes using plants and microbes, apart from rice husk, for purifying water

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NGT Refuses To Set Aside Closure Of Auto Dealers Hear Lake

A total of 76 polluting industries around the lake were shut down by the authorities in pursuance to the green panel's order after a mound of garbage was set on fire in February this year, leading to massive pollution in the area.

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REPL, Grant Thornton & ANB Consortium Consultants For Varanasi Smart City

The consortium will assist the Varanasi Smart City Ltd. in various phases of project implementation, which will include the activities such as, preparation of DPR, coordination with various appointed consultants, project prioritization & phasing, preparing capital investment plan, implementation roa

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Cities may be 8 degrees Celsius hotter by 2100: study

The top quarter of most populated cities, in this scenario, could see the mercury rise 7 C or more by century's end, said a study in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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Competitive bidding to change dynamics of wind power sector

Higher off-take from power distribution companies with lower tariffs will also support capacity additions

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UP Govt Seeks Belgium's Help In Cleaning of Ganga

Yogi Adityanath said that his government was making all out efforts to clean river Ganga before the 2019 Prayag Ardh Kumbh and sought Belguim's cooperation

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Mobile Application For Data On Groundwater To Help Farmers

The app currently covers details of five villages in Rajasthan and six in Gujarat which are facing the problem of groundwater depletion. Real-time data on groundwater level is vital for regulating its use for farming

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