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AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj

Water Crisis In South Delhi Neighbourhood 'Manufactured' By BJP: AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj

AAP Vice-Chairman Saurabh Bhardwaj said Wednesday that the BJP "manufactured" the water crisis in Vasant Kunj to malign the government. 

16 November 2022

Flood in Bengaluru

Forecast Of More Rain Worries Flood-Hit Bengalurians As They Try To Return To Normal Life

While waterlogging on roads in most parts of the city are by and large clear, making way for easy movement of vehicles, some stretches along the Outer Ring Road and Marathahalli and nearby areas are said to be still facing...


Odisha To Build 1000 Bridge-Cum-Dams To Boost Irrigation

The government has often been criticised for allegedly not creating more facilities for water storage in the state.


Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) on September 29, called for ensuring drinking water supply in all schools and Anganwadi centers in the country.

Central Team Suggests Water Meters For Pipeline Scheme In Aurangabad City

The scheme aims to provide drinking water round-the-clock in the city. Currently, residents receive water once every four to six days. While initially the government had sanctioned Rs 1,680 crore for the scheme, its cost has...

09 November 2022

Widespread rainfall this season has brought cheer to Rajasthan

Rains Fills Up Dams In Rajasthan, Water Crisis Unlikely Next Summer

According to the water resources department, 716 dams in the state currently have 9177.14 million cubic metres of water against a total capacity of 12608.29 million cubic metres, which is 72.79 per cent. On the other hand,...


Proposed Canal Closure: Raj CM Directs Officials To Make Preparations For Drinking Water Supply

In a meeting to review drinking water management, the chief minister said that last year also, re-lining work of the Indira Gandhi canal system was done with the continuous efforts of the state government.

15 March 2022

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren

Jharkhand CM Nod To Initiate Probe Into Graft Charges Against 29 Govt Staffers, Contractors

The Chief Minister has permitted Anti Corruption Bureau, Ranchi to conduct a probe by registering an FIR against 29 public servants and others involved in the corruption,

26 October 2022

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Olympic medalist Mirabai Chanu won a silver medal for India in weightlifting at Tokyo 2020.(File)

In Olympic Medalist Mirabai Chanu's Village In Manipur, Drinking Water Is A Big Issue This Election

Manipur Election 2022: Nongpok Kakching, the native village of weightlifter Mirabai Chanu still hasn’t drinking water facility. The hope of drinking water pipeline to Chanu’s village was raised after she won a silver...

25 February 2022

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08 February 2022
Karnataka Will Suffer Badly From River Linking Projects Announced In Budget: Devegowda

Karnataka Will Suffer Badly From River Linking Projects Announced In Budget: Devegowda

Taking part in the general discussion on the budget, the veteran JD(S) leader said Bengaluru city is already witnessing shortfall of drinking water and is...


01 August 2021
Water Crunch In Shimla For 15 Days As Floods Raise Silt In Rivers

Water Crunch In Shimla For 15 Days As Floods Raise Silt In Rivers

The Shimla Municipal Corporation is under attack from the citizens and elected councillors questioning Mayor Satya Koundal about the drinking water crisis.


30 July 2021
Puri’s Drink From Tap Mission: Good Start But Experts Worried About Sustainability

Puri’s Drink From Tap Mission: Good Start But Experts Worried About Sustainability

The holy town of Puri has become the first city in the country to provide something that only major world cities like London and New York offer: clean drinking...


22 July 2021
Delhi BJP Chief’s House Ransacked, BJP Alleges Goons Sent By Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi BJP Chief’s House Ransacked, BJP Alleges Goons Sent By Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi BJP Chief Adesh Gupta alleged that the attack took place when he was not at home.


18 July 2021
BMC Suggests Boiling Of Potable Water As Flooding Disabled Water Purification Complex

BMC Suggests Boiling Of Potable Water As Flooding Disabled Water Purification Complex

While the pumping mechanism would be restored in a few hours, resumption of filtration process is more time consuming, the official said, adding that boiling...


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12 March 2021
How Hygiene, Sanitation And Potable Water Impact Nutrition

How Hygiene, Sanitation And Potable Water Impact Nutrition

Nutrition is not just about a proper diet. Here’s how lack of proper hygiene, sanitation and safe drinking water can undermine any nutrition program.


05 January 2021
In A First, IIT Guwahati Researchers Develop Efficient Method To Harvest Water From Air

In A First, IIT Guwahati Researchers Develop Efficient Method To Harvest Water From Air

The research has also been published in the reputed international journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry.


11 December 2020
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18 November 2020
Amit Shah To Dedicate Reservoir For Chennai, Lay Foundation Stones For Over Rs 67,000 Crore Infra Projects

Amit Shah To Dedicate Reservoir For Chennai, Lay Foundation Stones For Over Rs 67,000 Crore Infra Projects

Deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam, ministers and officials would participate in the event


21 October 2020
Shimla: Water In The News, For The Right Reasons

Shimla: Water In The News, For The Right Reasons

After an acute water crisis till 2018, the hill station now has an ambitious project to meet the needs of 2050.


02 October 2020
Centre Launches 100-Day Campaign To Provide Potable Water In Schools Under Jal Jeevan Mission

Centre Launches 100-Day Campaign To Provide Potable Water In Schools Under Jal Jeevan Mission

Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said the initiative will be a fitting tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st birth anniversary on Friday.


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28 August 2020
Water-stressed Indian Villages Need To Revive Traditional Water Management System

Water-stressed Indian Villages Need To Revive Traditional Water Management System

It is high time we prioritise water and work effectively to drift away from becoming a water scarce nation.


25 December 2019
PM Modi Launches Atal Jal Yojana, Urges Farmers To Go For Less Water Intensive Crops

PM Modi Launches Atal Jal Yojana, Urges Farmers To Go For Less Water Intensive Crops

Prime Minister Modi says we need to make farmers aware of conservation of rain water and taking alternative crops for cultivation and move towards...


22 November 2019
BJP, AAP Lock Horns In Parliament Over Delhi Water Quality

BJP, AAP Lock Horns In Parliament Over Delhi Water Quality

Sale of air purifiers and ROs in Delhi would bear testimony to the quality of water and air in the national capital, said a BJP MP.


22 November 2019
Supreme Court Declines To Stay NGT Ban On RO Filters

Supreme Court Declines To Stay NGT Ban On RO Filters

The SC asked the RO Manufacturers to approach the government on the NGT order prohibiting the use of RO filters.


21 November 2019
Kejriwal Forcing People To Drink 'Polluted' Water: BJP Sharpens Attack At AAP Govt

Kejriwal Forcing People To Drink 'Polluted' Water: BJP Sharpens Attack At AAP Govt

A Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) report said all water samples collected from Delhi failed quality tests.


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