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Decline in Dolphin population observed in India's only dolphin sanctuary

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CRRID, Chandigarh is organizing an International Conference on “Mountain Cities, Climate Change and Urban Sustainability” from November 6-8, 2017 and a two-day Pre-Conference Workshop on “Towards Achieving Green Growth, Eco-Efficiency & SDGs for Urban Sustainability” from November 4-5, 2017.

September 20, 2017 12:00AM

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The city, which ranked second cleanest in the country in the Swachh Sarvekshan-2016 survey, is struggling with segregation and recycling.

Chandigarh is famous for its wide roads laid out in geometrical precision. Large, green spaces adorn the stoic but neatly arranged rectangular habitations called sectors.

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Policy matters this week

Government decides not to allow new construction on the Ganga

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The pdf file contains Climate and rainfall data of Chandigarh union territory compiled from the Daily report of the Meteorological centre, Sector 22, Chandigarh

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Document includes water supply data from year 2006-2009

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Shimla celebrated World Water Day 2014 with students of Bishop Cotton and St. Thomas School who watched movies and participated in discussions on water conservation.

People learn and retain better through visual media. That's a fact. So what better way to bring attention to topics around the themes of water than by screening movies? That was the thought process behind organising an event on World Water Day with school students in Shimla. 

With a strength of 120 students from the Bishop Cotton School and St Thomas' School, India Water Portal aided by WWF-India's Shimla office screened films and facilitated interactions on the issues that the films raised. 

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Dams sold but tribal issues remain unaddressed

Jaypee group is yet to pay a due of Rs 82 crore under local area development fund against Kinnaur's Karcham Wangtoo dam. Other dues under pollution norms, damage due to tunneling and forest rights also remain pending

Telangana chief promises drought free Mehboobnagar

Beginning with the Kumbh Mela and moving on to natural disasters like the floods in Uttarakhand and the cyclone in eastern India, water made big news throughout 2013.

Kumbh Mela left its trash behind

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India allowed to construct Kishenganga hydel project

The International Court of Arbitration rejects Pakistan's contention and allows India to divert water from Kishenganga river for power generation.

Odisha's disaster management earns UN felicitation

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