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    Potable water for Mumbai slums

    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

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    Source: The Hindu, The Times of India, Zee News, New Kerala, The Indian Express, DNA, Moneylife Posted on 15th Feb 2014

    Contaminated water caused 13,000 deaths in 4 years

    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

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    Source: CNN-IBN, The Hindu, The Times of India, The New Indian Express Posted on 14th Feb 2014

    River diversion project launch put off

    News Daily: Yettinahole project launch put off; Bihar to have biggest sewerage project of India; Rainwater harvesting to be revived in Delhi schools

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    Source: Daiji World, Deccan Herald, The Hindu, DNA, One India, The Telegraph, Green Clean Guide Posted on 14th Feb 2014

    Water for Mumbai a cost to ecology

    News Daily: Water for Mumbai a cost to ecology; Lachen in Sikkim bans bottled water; Anganwadi toilets in Kerala cleanest in the country

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    Source: Civil Society, India Spend, The Times of India, Press Information Bureau, SANDRP, Citizen Matters, Down to Earth Posted on 12th Feb 2014

    NGO writes to Moily against river diversion project

    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

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    Source: The Times of India, Deccan Chronicle, The New Indian Express, SANDRP, DNA Posted on 10th Feb 2014

    President approves Maharashtra's groundwater bill

    News Daily: President approves Maharashtra's groundwater bill; BIS mark mandatory for packaged water; Olive Ridley turtles washed ashore in Andhra Pradesh

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    Source: Down to Earth, The Hindu, The Times of India, Business Standard Posted on 10th Feb 2014

    Madhav Gadgil claims Goa mining firms filed false EIAs

    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

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    Source: Zee News, The Economic Times, The Hindu, Toxicswatch Posted on 6th Feb 2014

    Who needs farming for food?

    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

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    Source: Deccan Herald, Business Standard, SANDRP, The Economic Times, The Assam Tribune, The New Indian Express, The Hindu Posted on 4th Feb 2014

    285 die due to water contamination in Karnataka

    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;

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    Source: The Asian Age, The Times of India, Daiji World, The Hindu, Press Information Bureau Posted on 4th Feb 2014

    Groundwater hits bottom near Coke's plant in Rajasthan

    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

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    Source: The Times of India, The Hindu, The Assam Tribune, The Pioneer, Deccan Herald, The Indian Express Posted on 24th Jan 2014

    Cabinet Committee clears three hydel projects in North-East

    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

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    Source: Deccan Chronicle, The Indian Express, The Economic Times, One World South Asia, The Hindu, The New Indian Express Posted on 23rd Jan 2014

    Brahamputra claims four villages in Assam

    News Daily: 2500 lose homes due to erosion along Brahamputra; DU students get the better of chromium contamination; Cauvery basin farmers fear water shortage

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    Source: The Assam Tribune, The Economic Times, The New Indian Express, The Times of India, Deccan Herald Posted on 22nd Jan 2014

    Cochin estuary has high level of insecticides

    News Daily: Cochin estuary high on insecticides; poo to power Bangalore; trucks carrying mined sand seized in Noida

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    Source: The Times of India, The Hindu, Energy Next, Deccan Chronicle, The New Indian Express Posted on 22nd Jan 2014

    Chemical fertilizers spelling death for infants

    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

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    Source: The Times of India, The New Indian Express, Deccan Herald, The Telegraph, The Indian Express, The Hindu, SANDRP, The Assam Tribune Posted on 21st Jan 2014

    Delhi metro stations to conserve rainwater

    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

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    Source: The Hindu, The Times of India, The Financial Express, newKerala.com, The Assam Tribune Posted on 20th Jan 2014

    Rayalaseema gets tense over water

    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

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    Source: Deccan Chronicle, The Indian Express, newkerala.com, The Times of India, The Hindu, The Telegraph, CNN-IBN Posted on 20th Jan 2014

    Gujarat High Court orders 12 industries in the Mundra port to shut down

    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

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    Source: The Economic Times, The New Indian Express, Daily Bhaskar, newKerala.com, DNA, The Hindu Posted on 19th Jan 2014

    Two hydel projects in price of one

    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.

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    Source: SANDRP Posted on 19th Jan 2014

    Mined without order, Goa revisited

    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.

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    Source: Centre for Environment Education Posted on 19th Jan 2014

    Living bridges of clouded nation, a documentary

    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.

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    Source: BBC Posted on 19th Jan 2014

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