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  • 'You can live without a temple or road, but not water' Nov 11, 2013 06:15 PM IST

    'You can live without a temple or road, but not water'

    Vimlendu Jha, founder of Swechha, an organisation engaged in environmental and social development issues, speaks on what can be done to improve water management in India.

  • Why India lags in wastewater management Oct 05, 2013 12:18 PM IST

    Why India lags in wastewater management

    If India is to ensure overall progress, it must manage its water resources efficiently

  • Super-Earth may have water-rich atmosphere Sep 04, 2013 05:27 PM IST

    Super-Earth may have water-rich atmosphere

    Blue light observations of a super-Earth - 40 light years from our planet - have indicated that it may have a water-rich atmosphere, astronomers say.

  • 2 flood warnings issued to 11 districts Aug 04, 2013 02:54 PM IST

    2 flood warnings issued to 11 districts

    Two flood warnings have been issued to 11 districts downstream of Mettur dam after inflows from surplus water released by Karnataka touched 1.45 lakh cusecs, PWD sources said.

  • New product innovation key growth driver: Tata Global Aug 01, 2013 05:42 PM IST

    New product innovation key growth driver: Tata Global

    Post Tata Global Beverages's Q1 numbers, Harish Bhat, MD of the company told CNBC-TV18 that the key growth driver for it was and will continue to be a new product innovation in tea, coffee and water.

  • IVRCL wins Rs 1,097.57 cr of building, water, power orders Jul 12, 2013 06:03 PM IST

    IVRCL wins Rs 1,097.57 cr of building, water, power orders

    Infrastructure firm IVCRL won contracts worth Rs 1,097.57 crore. It won them for contracts in building,water and power businesses.

  • Evian's 'Baby & Me': The association with babies continues Jun 27, 2013 06:27 PM IST

    Evian's 'Baby & Me': The association with babies continues

    According to Ad Week, the Evian brand's connection with infants goes back to 1935 when it was recommended as the ideal water for babies because of 'its pH-neutral mineral composition.

  • Maharashtra Drought: The worst man-made disaster in years May 06, 2013 01:29 PM IST

    Maharashtra Drought: The worst man-made disaster in years

    A callous polity and years of poor governance has brought about a major man-made disaster in Maharashtra, which is set to turn worse in the coming months.

  • Maharashtra drought: CM says next two months very difficult Apr 19, 2013 12:33 PM IST

    Maharashtra drought: CM says next two months very difficult

    Describing the next two months as a very difficult period for the drought-affected areas of Maharashtra, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today said the state government was making all efforts to ensure adequate water supply to the affected areas.

  • Tanker industry flourish, Jalna reels under water scarcity Mar 28, 2013 10:52 AM IST

    Tanker industry flourish, Jalna reels under water scarcity

    The severe drought that has hit Jalna district of Marathwada, Maharashtra, has created a boom in tanker business. According to the local sources, the daily turn-over of water-supply and tanker-making industry is about Rs 3 crore.

  • Giant Mars crater shows evidence of ancient lake Jan 21, 2013 07:24 PM IST

    Giant Mars crater shows evidence of ancient lake

    A NASA spacecraft has provided compelling new evidence that a Martian crater once may have held groundwater-fed lake. The new information comes from researchers analysing spectrometer data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), which looked down on the floor of McLaughlin Crater.

  • KEC International sees better H2, gradual pickup in margins Nov 23, 2012 10:12 AM IST

    KEC International sees better H2, gradual pickup in margins

    Engineering, procurement and construction firm KEC International expects second half will be better than first half of this year and sees, margins, which hit record lows in the second quarter, recover gradually with new order wins.

  • Indian children more interested about ecology protection Nov 20, 2012 01:25 PM IST

    Indian children more interested about ecology protection

    Indian children are more interested in protecting the environment from ill-effects of climate change than their counterparts the world over and are concerned about lack of proper sanitation and drinking water, according to a global survey on children's hopes and fears.

  • Natural resources policy to be driven by public good: Govt Oct 11, 2012 07:25 PM IST

    Natural resources policy to be driven by public good: Govt

    Underlining that auction cannot be the only way to allocate natural resources, Minister of State for personnel V Narayanasamy today said government has every right to decide the policy keeping in mind the common man's interest.

  • Irrigation scam:HC to hear PIL seeking CBI probe on Oct 16 Oct 08, 2012 08:18 PM IST

    Irrigation scam:HC to hear PIL seeking CBI probe on Oct 16

    The Bombay High Court will next week hear a PIL filed by a social activist seeking CBI probe against bureaucrats of Maharashtra Water Resources Department and Konkan Irrigation Development Corporation in connection with the multi-crore irrigation scam.

  • KEC International bags Rs 602-crore order: Chandak Sep 21, 2012 05:05 PM IST

    KEC International bags Rs 602-crore order: Chandak

    Ramesh Chandak, MD, KEC International, says that the order book in the last 3-4 months has been in the range of Rs 9,000 crore.

  • Nokia India announces Create To Inspire programme Aug 28, 2012 11:10 AM IST

    Nokia India announces Create To Inspire programme

    Nokia India has introduced its "Create to Inspire" fellowship program in a bid to get the nation's youth on the track of ...

  • Water should be appropriately priced for industry: Montek Aug 07, 2012 08:54 PM IST

    Water should be appropriately priced for industry: Montek

    "Water should be appropriately priced for the industry to sustain high growth and to ensure its efficient use," Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said on Tuesday.

  • Rains lash UP, major rivers remain above danger mark Aug 07, 2012 06:11 PM IST

    Rains lash UP, major rivers remain above danger mark

    Major rivers in Uttar Pradesh remained above the danger mark as the monsoon deluge continued today with most parts of the state witnessing heavy rain.

  • L&T Construction secures Rs 1,523 crore orders in June Jul 04, 2012 06:40 PM IST

    L&T Construction secures Rs 1,523 crore orders in June

    Infrastructure major Larsen and Toubro today said its construction arm has won new orders valued over Rs 1,523 crore across various business segments, including building and water, in June.

  • VA Tech Wabag mulls acquisitions, 1b euro revenue in 5 yrs Jun 12, 2012 11:43 AM IST

    VA Tech Wabag mulls acquisitions, 1b euro revenue in 5 yrs

    VA Tech Wabag is seeking acquisition targets to expand its footprint in South America and hopes to become a 1 billion euro company by sales in the next five years in its bid to become among the top three players in the global water and waste water management business.

  • India looking at shale gas potential Apr 26, 2012 06:42 PM IST

    India looking at shale gas potential

    India is studying the potential of shale gas and is watching safety and technology developments in other countries closely, the deputy chairman of its planning commission said on Thursday.

  • Five tips to keep you cool this summer Apr 20, 2012 10:49 AM IST

    Five tips to keep you cool this summer

    Smart foods, attire and other secrets to staying cool

  • Thackeray calls Karnataka 'snake' on water-sharing pact Apr 16, 2012 05:00 PM IST

    Thackeray calls Karnataka 'snake' on water-sharing pact

    Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray on Monday alluded to Karnataka as a "snake" after expressing shock at the Maharashtra government's decision to share water with people in scarcity-hit districts in the neighbouring state of Karnataka.

  • MRPL goes for emergency shutdown; stock slips Apr 13, 2012 10:55 AM IST

    MRPL goes for emergency shutdown; stock slips

    Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals (MRPL) went for emergency shutdown due to stoppage of water supply from Nethravathi river, reports CNBC-TV18.

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