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News Daily: Maharashtra government to supply potable water to slums in Mumbai; Tamil Nadu village sets example in water conservation; Swedish embassy in Delhi sets up rainwater harvesting system
News Daily: 13,000 people died in the country in last four years due to contaminated water; Woman slaps Aam Aadmi Party MLA over water supply issue in Delhi; No toilets and drinking water on Mumbai's swanky monorail
News Daily: Yettinahole project launch put off; Bihar to have biggest sewerage project of India; Rainwater harvesting to be revived in Delhi schools
News Daily: Water for Mumbai a cost to ecology; Lachen in Sikkim bans bottled water; Anganwadi toilets in Kerala cleanest in the country
News Daily: NGO writes to Moily against river diversion project; Activists want UP wetlands to be declared Sarus Safari; Maharashtra farmers to hold rally against water diversion
News Daily: President approves Maharashtra's groundwater bill; BIS mark mandatory for packaged water; Olive Ridley turtles washed ashore in Andhra Pradesh
News Daily: Goa mining companies submitted false EIAs: Madhav Gadgil; Delhi scores worse than Beijing on air pollution; Award winning farmer in Tamil Nadu against concretisation of canals
News Daily: Study shows rural dependence on agriculture going down; SC says no to complete filling of the Tehri reservoir; Drinking water schemes worth Rs 853 crore for Tamil Nadu
News Daily: 285 people die in four years of drinking water contamination in Karnataka; Delhi Chief Minister to look into the Rs 10,000 crore DJB scam;
News Daily: Coke's bottling plant blamed for groundwater decline in Rajasthan; Ammonia hits Delhi's water supply fourth time in a month; Slum dwellers to pay water bills in Hyderabad
News Daily: Cabinet Committee clears three big hydel projects in North-East; Narmada water can't reach farmers; 25% sharks and rays at risk of extinction
News Daily: 2500 lose homes due to erosion along Brahamputra; DU students get the better of chromium contamination; Cauvery basin farmers fear water shortage
News Daily: Cochin estuary high on insecticides; poo to power Bangalore; trucks carrying mined sand seized in Noida
News daily: Chemical fertilizers in water causing infant deaths; No toilets in 25% of Odisha's government schools; Anganwadis in Hubli without access to drinking water
News Daily: 17 metro stations in Delhi to collect rainwater; Meghalaya refuses to ban sand mining; water level goes up in Chennai's main reservoir
News Daily: Inter-district conflicts over water in Rayalaseema; CBI raids 21 places in DJB scam case; Less water in Satluj affects power production in Himachal Pradesh
News Daily: HC directs shutting of 12 industries in the Mudra port and SEZ; rules diluted for the clearance of Thoubal multi-purpose project in Manipur; 500 water laws to be reviewed
Investigations by SANDRP reveals two small hydel projects in Karnataka have sought separate registrations even though they will be sharing the dam, intake canal and tail race canal. This will help avail double subsidies and avoid environmental scrutiny.
This report by Centre for Environment Education highlights several gaps in environmental impact assessment reports of 79 mines and suggests specific steps to be taken by Union Environment Ministry to set things right.
In one of the wettest places on earth the tangled roots of trees are persuaded to create a network of bridges that will survive any deluge and connect the valleys of Meghalaya.