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States get a free hand towards the implementation of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

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Social sector likely to get less funds in Union Budget 2015-16

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PM launches the nationwide cleanliness campaign

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I am currently doing my master in Climate Change and Sustainability Studies from TISS, Mumbai. I am very much interested in working with issues related to water and climate change.

I have some academic experience working in data collection and analysis, and would be privileged to work in both data project as well as the community team.

Thank You.

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Bangalore water mafia goes innovative to evade law

The water mafia, with the help of local political leaders, has taken to digging borewells in rented premises in localities closer to lakes. This started after the government started monitoring borewells in the city

Our experience in building a visual water supply map of mumbai city from available data sets by NEERI is noted in this articles.

The construction of a visual map of water supply to Mumbai city from available data sets on water quality and water related infrastructure by NEERI as a part of the data project started by India Water Portal, Arghyam was a challenging task.

The visualisation process

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India will be the hotspot of water crisis by 2025: UN

Bombay HC orders ban on wetland reclamation

The Court ordered the ban in the whole of Maharashtra in response to a petition filed by NGO Vanshakti for saving wetlands and for setting up wetlands authority to monitor violations. The Court also directed the authorities to submit an 'action-taken report' against the violations

In all the housing societies in Mumbai & Thane cities the car is washed using borewell water. Over a period of time it leaves a heavy stain on car windows which is difficult to remove.

I have tried many stain removers but all in vain. The car service centres also do not have a solution to this problem and they have suggested to stop using borewell water or reduce the frequency of car wash to once a week from daily. 

Is there any sure-shot solution to get rid of these stains?

 

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Hailstorm destroys crop in Maharashtra

Unexpected rain and hailstorm severely impacts crops like wheat, grapes, papaya, cotton, onion and Jowar spread over 12 lakh hectares and kills thousands of livestock, animals and birds even as the State still does not have a plan for climate change.

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