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Water Supply Will Be Partially Hit In North, Northwest And West Delhi: DJB

Water Supply Will Be Partially Hit In North, Northwest And West Delhi: DJB

The Delhi Jal Board said on Saturday that water supply will be partially hit in north, northwest and west Delhi as clear water production has been affected at water treatment plants in Haiderpur and Bawana.

25 June 2022
Four Years After 2018 Nightmare, Shimla Is On Brink Of Acute Water Crisis

Four Years After 2018 Nightmare, Shimla Is On Brink Of Acute Water Crisis

Shimla Water Crisis: During the two years of Covid when tourists' footfall was negligible and also earlier, Himachal government had taken a few measures to...

11 June 2022

Delhi Water Woes: Himachal, Uttar Pradesh 'Back Out' From Plans To Give Delhi Extra Water

The water shortage in Delhi has been reported for a week now with Yamuna's water level falling and alerts issued in 28 assembly areas, as per reports.

Delhi Grapples With Water Shortage Amid Severe Heatwave

Delhi Grapples With Water Shortage Amid Severe Heatwave

The level in the Wazirabad pond has dropped to 670.70 feet, the lowest this year. It was 671.80 feet on Thursday. The pond level had dropped to 667 feet...

14 May 2022

Delhi Government Ups Water Supply To Meet Growing Demand

Amid a deadly heatwave building up in various parts of the country, the Delhi government on Thursday said it will supply around 1,000 million gallons of...

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26 April 2022
Poor Man’s Food In New Avatar: Marathwada's Drought Food Is Now Trending As Superfood

Poor Man’s Food In New Avatar: Marathwada's Drought Food Is Now Trending As Superfood

The poor man’s food from the drought-hit belt of Marathwada is in the spotlight owing to its new status as superfood. While the elite love it for its health...


15 March 2022
Proposed Canal Closure: Raj CM Directs Officials To Make Preparations For Drinking Water Supply

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...


06 March 2022
Adequate Tap Water Supply To Every Rural Household Govt's Top Priority: Gehlot

Adequate Tap Water Supply To Every Rural Household Govt's Top Priority: Gehlot

Addressing a review meeting of the Public Health Engineering Department, Gehlot directed the officials to make necessary arrangements in advance in order to...


26 November 2021
Aamir Khan: Primary Job To Entertain People, Notion I Do Only Socially Relevant Films Not True

Aamir Khan: Primary Job To Entertain People, Notion I Do Only Socially Relevant Films Not True

Addressing the annual session of the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Aamir Khan said that he usually follows his gut instinct, which has sometimes prompted...


25 August 2021
Himachal Pradesh Approves Rs 1,813 Crore World Bank Project To End Shimla's Water Woes

Himachal Pradesh Approves Rs 1,813 Crore World Bank Project To End Shimla's Water Woes

The Himachal Pradesh cabinet has approved a draft package for a Rs 1,813 crore World Bank-funded project to secure a 24x7 water supply in Shimla.


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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.


22 July 2021
Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

Mobile Internet Disruptions Seen In Iran Amid Water Protests

While landline service continues, NetBlocks warned its analysis and user reports were 'consistent with a regional internet shutdown intended to control...


19 July 2021
Iran Police Open Fire During Water Protest In Southwestern Iran

Iran Police Open Fire During Water Protest In Southwestern Iran

In the past, water scarcity has prompted irate Iranians to take to the streets. For weeks, the country has been subjected to rolling blackouts, owing in part...


03 November 2020
Jaipur, Indore Among 30 Cities To Face 'Water Risk' By 2050. What About Your City?

Jaipur, Indore Among 30 Cities To Face 'Water Risk' By 2050. What About Your City?

Report highlights water risks of 30 Indian cities by 2030


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.


14 May 2020
We Should Prepare For Severe Water Shortage In A Post COVID-19 World

We Should Prepare For Severe Water Shortage In A Post COVID-19 World

Fresh water is a renewable resource, yet the world's supply of groundwater is steadily decreasing, with depletion occurring most prominently in Asia, South...


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24 April 2020
Paradox In Paradise

27 August 2019
Water Dues Of Four Delhi Colonies To Be Waived, Will Benefit Over 10 Lakh People: Kejriwal

Water Dues Of Four Delhi Colonies To Be Waived, Will Benefit Over 10 Lakh People: Kejriwal

Addressing a press conference here in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said 10.5 lakh people living in these colonies will be benefitted by this move.


04 September 2019
Diversity Is The Challenge

Diversity Is The Challenge

Nutrition security for all demands equity as the cornerstone of development


31 July 2019
OPINION | 'The Current Of Destruction Is Strong, Even The Ganga Has Not Been Spared For Political Gains'

OPINION | 'The Current Of Destruction Is Strong, Even The Ganga Has Not Been Spared For Political Gains'

Siddharth Agarwal, who walks along rivers across India, feels the common man is being left in the lurch as urban desires will not solve the core issues...


29 July 2019
Rice In Deep Water! Why Green Revolution Is Facing Watery Death In Haryana

Rice In Deep Water! Why Green Revolution Is Facing Watery Death In Haryana

Rapidly dwindling water table is putting Haryana farmers in a dilemma. The government is discouraging harvesting water-intensive crops as agriculture alone...


29 July 2019
Using Water As Weapon? Or As A Solution For Peace? India On A Slippery Pitch

Using Water As Weapon? Or As A Solution For Peace? India On A Slippery Pitch

If India even plans to use the Indus to coerce Pakistan, it must be prepared for similar action by China and Nepal


26 July 2019
Why Our Water Makes Us Cry?

Why Our Water Makes Us Cry?

Acute shortages, increased demand, huge damages due to annual floods and droughts, and extreme contamination define the looming water scarcity


26 July 2019
'The Situation Is Challenging, But We Can Get Over It': Gajendra Singh Shekhawat On Water Crisis in India

'The Situation Is Challenging, But We Can Get Over It': Gajendra Singh Shekhawat On Water Crisis in India

Behavioural change, proper metering and river-linking are the solutions to water crisis in India, says Union water resources minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.


26 July 2019
Bangalore Has A Plan

Bangalore Has A Plan

Bangalore has sufficient water now, but there is uncertainty about tomorrow.


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