Jun 20, 2018 07:49 PM IST
lifornia topped the list of withdrawal for all categories with almost 9 percent and the same amount of total freshwater withdrawals.
- Jun 16, 2018 06:21 PM IST
The Niti Aayog has asked the state to improve the access rate and the quality of drinking water in rural habitations while lauding its efforts in surface water restoration and participatory irrigation.
- Jun 16, 2018 06:15 PM IST
State Water Resources Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria directed the department officials to monitor the situation and check the river water pollution.
- Jun 05, 2018 06:51 PM IST
Severe groundwater depletion in north and central India, already home to some of the poorest communities, further threatens their access to water, the study states.
- May 30, 2018 11:36 PM IST
The high court, which on Tuesday ordered stringent water-saving measures, has now asked the Shimla Municipal Corporation to disconnect water supply to hotels which do not pay their pending water charges within two days.
- Apr 24, 2018 06:23 PM IST
Modi urged panchayat representatives to spend funds provided under the rural job scheme, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, only on work related to water conservation during the months of April, May and June.
- Apr 10, 2018 05:59 PM IST
Narmada river in Gujarat’s Bharuch area has dried up, which is why the state government is scrambling. However, Madhya Pradesh is also facing extreme conditions
- Dec 23, 2017 11:42 AM IST
Majority of the total deep tube wells are located in states like Punjab, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka, according to a Water Resources Ministry report.
- Sep 22, 2017 02:01 PM IST
As of September 14, the water storage was 92.51 billion cubic metres (BCM). It has now increased to 96.952 BCM.
- Jul 30, 2017 12:20 PM IST
"The company is planning to launch flavoured water as well as energy drinks at the new unit," Sheelpe Enterprises Managing Director Behram Mehta told PTI here.
- Jun 29, 2017 08:30 AM IST
"The two countries shall work to enhance cooperation at the national, regional and international level to design, implement and monitor the professionally-designed conservation campaign," the statement said.
- Mar 22, 2017 03:28 PM IST
"On #WorldWaterDay let's pledge to save every drop of water. When Jan Shakti has made up their mind, we can successfully preserve Jal Shakti," he tweeted.
- Mar 22, 2017 11:26 AM IST
Lack of government planning, competing demands, rising population and water-draining agricultural practices are all placing increasing strain on water, said the WaterAid's report.
- Mar 10, 2017 04:16 PM IST
Replying to a question during Question Hour, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said the execution of WiFi facility at 400 railway stations has been entrusted to RailTel Corporation, a subsidiary of the Railways, without any fund allocation by the government.
- Mar 10, 2017 08:46 AM IST
Besides, the cooperation with the UN body aims to concretise an action plan for the development of green technology and also to set up waste management centres at all major railway stations.
- Mar 07, 2017 02:12 PM IST
According to the Union Water Resources Ministry, 64.55 billion cubic metres (BCM) of water was available in these reservoirs for the week ending on March 2.
- Mar 02, 2017 05:04 PM IST
Dismissing a PIL filed by D A Prabakar and Appavo, a division bench of justices A Selvam and P Kalaiarasan lifted the ban earlier imposed by the court on the firms for drawing water from the river.
- Jan 28, 2017 04:59 PM IST
The first industrial revolution used water & steam power to mechanise production, the second used electric power to create mass production, the third used electronics and IT to automate production. Now a fourth industrial revolution is building on a digital revolution that is altering every aspect of our lives helping individuals.
- Jan 03, 2017 05:00 PM IST
Pursuing its aim of providing ‘homes and not houses’, the centre on January 2, 2017, said that it will not only provide a roof over the heads of as many as 44 lakh people R
- Nov 29, 2016 03:08 PM IST
Just as solar light can generate electricity, the water splitting process could do the same via the generation of clean chemical fuel such as hydrogen, said Huijin Zhao, Director of Griffith University's Centre for Clean Environment and Energy (CCEE) in Australia.
- Nov 25, 2016 07:58 AM IST
Labour availability has been hit massively and all workshops-related repair works have been almost stalled. Next 10 days are very crucial. If cash crunch continues, all projects will come to a standstill," he said.
- Nov 18, 2016 08:28 AM IST
"India ranks top for having the greatest number of urbanites living without a safe, private toilet 157 million as well as the most urban dwellers practising open defecation 41 million," the report by WaterAid, a UK-based charity working in the field of safe water and sanitation, says.
- Nov 11, 2016 01:48 PM IST
According to Water Resources Ministry, 110.097 billion cubic metre (BCM) of water was available in these reservoirs for the week ending on November 10.
- Nov 11, 2016 08:32 AM IST
Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSAI) had sought public comments on the issue way back in 2013. But the same was reviewed and approved in May 2016.
- Nov 10, 2016 12:16 PM IST
The Queensland government has granted Adani's Carmichael mine project in the Galilee Basin an 11th-hour exemption to new water laws that could have seen the project subjected to further legal challenges.