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

Aug 01, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

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

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

Jul 30, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

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 water directly from tap that requires no further filtration.


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.

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

Jul 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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 water before drinking was the best precaution at the moment.


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.

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05 January, 2021

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

PTI

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


18 November, 2020

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

PTI

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

Ashwani Sharma

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

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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.


28 August, 2020

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

Brajeshsingh Tomar

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

PTI

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


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22 November, 2019

BJP, AAP Lock Horns In Parliament Over Delhi Water Quality

PTI

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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


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Bollywood actress Ananya Pandey arrives at the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office in Mumbai.

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BJP workers celebrate the birthday of Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah, in Bhopal.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with Gujarat PCC leaders during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind being presented a memento by Bihar Minister Shahnawaz Hussain during their visit to Khadi Mall in Patna.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with Gujarat PCC leaders during a meeting, in New Delhi.

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