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  • Nepal keen to develop water connectivity with India Nov 03, 2016 07:36 AM IST

    Nepal keen to develop water connectivity with India

    The issue was raised by Nepalese Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun during his meeting with President Pranab Mukherjee, who is here on a three-day visit -- the first by an Indian President in 18 years.

  • Water level in 91 major reservoirs decreases to 73% Oct 29, 2016 02:30 PM IST

    Water level in 91 major reservoirs decreases to 73%

    According to Union Water Resources Ministry, 115.457 billion cubic metre (BCM) of water was available in these reservoirs for the week ending on October 27.

  • Livpure launches 'Knight', a water purifier-cum-dispenser Oct 18, 2016 07:34 AM IST

    Livpure launches 'Knight', a water purifier-cum-dispenser

    "The product will serve diverse customers ranging from retail, office to large families. Knight has an anti-dry burning protection with a high quality sensor to automatically control the water level in the hot water tank and a child proof faucet for hot water outlet to ensure the protection of children using the product," Malhotra said.

  • Water level in 91 major reservoirs increases to 76% Oct 15, 2016 12:38 PM IST

    Water level in 91 major reservoirs increases to 76%

    According to Union Water Resources Ministry, 119.174 billion cubic metre (BCM) of water was available in these reservoirs for the week ending on October 13.

  • Govt warns of action against packaged water sale above MRP Oct 14, 2016 02:36 PM IST

    Govt warns of action against packaged water sale above MRP

    "Charging above MRP is violation of the law. But we still see at airports, multiplex and hotels, that packaged water is sold at more than the MRP. This needs to be stopped," Paswan said here.

  • 'China for mechanism with India to share Brahmaputra waters' Oct 10, 2016 03:56 PM IST

    'China for mechanism with India to share Brahmaputra waters'

    Relations between China and India should not be affected by "imaginary water war", an article in the state-run Global Times said, adding that Beijing is unlikely to use Brahmaputra river water as a potential weapon.

  • Government approves MoU with EU on water management Oct 05, 2016 01:54 PM IST

    Government approves MoU with EU on water management

    The MoU envisages strengthening the technological, scientific and management capabilities of India and the European Union in the field of water management on the basis of equality, reciprocity and mutual benefit.

  • Government‘s urban plan aims to reduce water, power use by half Oct 05, 2016 12:31 PM IST

    Government‘s urban plan aims to reduce water, power use by half

    India’s future strategy for urban development intends to tap into the potential of rapid urbanisation for economic development, while at the same time addressing issues of sustainable development and climate change, announced Housing and &#82

  • Cauvery row: SC orders K'taka to release 2000 cusecs of water Oct 04, 2016 09:08 PM IST

    Cauvery row: SC orders K'taka to release 2000 cusecs of water

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Karnataka to release 2000 cusecs of water per day from Oct 7-18 thus ending a stalemate which lasted several days.

  • Govt to focus on reducing water, power use by half in 20 years Oct 04, 2016 11:40 AM IST

    Govt to focus on reducing water, power use by half in 20 years

    Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M Venkaiah Naidu released the India Habitat III-National Report on World Habitat Day, ahead of the UN Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador later this month where a global new urban agenda for the next 20 years is going to be adopted.

  • SC orders K'taka to release 6000 Cusecs water daily from Oct 1-6 Sep 30, 2016 04:20 PM IST

    SC orders K'taka to release 6000 Cusecs water daily from Oct 1-6

    SC also issued directive to the government to form a Cauvery management board by October 4. It ordered the management board to examine the ground realities and submit a report next week.

  • Sustainable Energy: Here's how energy and education are related Aug 19, 2016 07:23 PM IST

    Sustainable Energy: Here's how energy and education are related

    On Sustainable Energy today we are looking at the relationship between energy and education and finds out how education sector is equipping the management and workforce for the challenges of the world's sustainable energy for today and the future.

  • Water to every household within 5 years: Nitish Kumar Jul 21, 2016 07:38 AM IST

    Water to every household within 5 years: Nitish Kumar

    "Not more than 4-5 percent of people are getting tap water and even after implementation of all the approved schemes of PHED (Public Health Engineering Department), a maximum of 22 percent of the population of the state would get water from taps," Kumar said.

  • Maha mulls policy to give recycled water to industries for use Jul 07, 2016 07:56 AM IST

    Maha mulls policy to give recycled water to industries for use

    "This proposed plan is linked to departments of Industries, Urban Development, Energy, Agriculture, among others and hence the proposal has been held back to seek a wider consensus and a foolproof policy," Water Resources department official said.

  • Pune, Nashik get good rains after dry spell Jul 03, 2016 12:10 PM IST

    Pune, Nashik get good rains after dry spell

    Steady showers that started in Pune region yesterday grew into a heavy downpour by night and continued this morning, marking first vigorous monsoon activity of the season since last month.

  • Govt looks to make water transportation competitive Jun 20, 2016 08:26 AM IST

    Govt looks to make water transportation competitive

    The shipping ministry is organising a workshop in this regard to discuss ways and means to promote water transportation and make it competitive to roads and railways transportation, an official release said.

  • NITI Aayog organises workshop on water management Jun 15, 2016 01:56 PM IST

    NITI Aayog organises workshop on water management

    The workshop is a part of Urban Management Programme of NITI Aayog in collaboration with Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) and Temasek Foundation, Singapore, the Aayog said in statement.

  • Haryana govt approves climate resilient agri practices project Jun 14, 2016 01:18 PM IST

    Haryana govt approves climate resilient agri practices project

    The state level steering committee, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary D S Dhesi, here approved the detailed project report of this ambitious project.

  • Sustainable Energy: How Energy can solve world's water problem Jun 10, 2016 08:21 PM IST

    Sustainable Energy: How Energy can solve world's water problem

    Water and energy are inextricably linked. Today on Sustainable Energy we are looking at ways of making energy from water and ways of making water using energy.

  • India, ADB sign $120 mn loan pact for irrigation in Odisha Jun 07, 2016 03:00 PM IST

    India, ADB sign $120 mn loan pact for irrigation in Odisha

    The soft loan is the second tranche of a USD 157.5 million financing facility under the Orissa Integrated Irrigated Agriculture and Water Management Investment Program.

  • NITI Ayog to hold 2-day workshop for 5 states in Delhi Jun 05, 2016 05:39 PM IST

    NITI Ayog to hold 2-day workshop for 5 states in Delhi

    The NITI Ayog will hold a two-day workshop on water, waste water and solid waste management in New Delhi to be attended by UDD secretaries of five states, a Maharashtra Urban Development department (UDD) official said.

  • Water scarcity could shrink economies by mid-century: World Bank Jun 03, 2016 02:45 PM IST

    Water scarcity could shrink economies by mid-century: World Bank

    The Middle East could be hardest hit, with its gross domestic product slipping as much as 14 percent by 2050 unless measures are taken to reallocate water significantly, the Washington-based institution said in a report.

  • Udhampur-Banihal Highway: NGT bans dumping of debris in rivers Jun 02, 2016 02:58 PM IST

    Udhampur-Banihal Highway: NGT bans dumping of debris in rivers

    "In the meanwhile, we restrain all the respondents from throwing any debris/ muck resulting from the construction of the road from Udhampur to Banihal in any of the rivers directly or indirectly including, Tawi and Chenab," the bench said.

  • Oppn targets Maharashtra CM over 'water wastage' during drought May 28, 2016 02:50 PM IST

    Oppn targets Maharashtra CM over 'water wastage' during drought

    "The road between Irwin Chowk and Panchvati Chowk was cleaned for the Chief Minister's event. This was avoidable wastage of water at a time when that district, like several other parts of the state, is reeling under acute water crisis," Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde said.

  • Water level dips in major reservoirs across country May 27, 2016 03:58 PM IST

    Water level dips in major reservoirs across country

    According to Union Water Resources Ministry, 26.816 billion cubic metre (BCM) of water was available in these reservoirs for the week ending May 26.

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