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3 hurt in violence over water supply

RAJKOT: At least three persons, including two women, were injured when residents of two housing societies clashed in Junagadh on Thursday night over filling up a patch of road that had been dug and...

ahmedabad municipal corporation to use water filters to fight cholera jaundice

AHMDABAD: For years more than 400 slum clusters of Ahmedabad have been plagued by problems of water contamination and diseases every summer. Periodic cases of jaundice and cholera have been often t...

effluent treatment plant mooted

PUNE: The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation has proposed the construction of a common effluent treatment plant for industries to check the release of industrial effluents into the Pavana and I...

existing water cuts to continue in nashik

NASHIK: The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) on Monday announced that there would be no further water cuts, however they civic administration will continue with the existing water cuts. The decisi...

govts bid to water down tribal rights takes a hit

NEW DELHI: The government's plan to detach tribal rights from clearances to projects requiring forestlands partially boomeranged after the Supreme Court on Thursday ordered that the gram sabha shou...

illegal water connections twice the legal ones in jalna

AURANGABAD: The Jalna civic administration was in for a shock to find that as many 30,000 water supply connections in the city as against 16,000 legal connections. The civic body has appointed a 12...

land litigation wreaks havoc on water board

HYDERABAD: Improvement of water distribution network and implementation of sewerage master plan in the Rajendranagar circle of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation seems to be a distant drea...

residents protests over erratic water supply in janathanagar in west of mysore

MYSORE: A day after assembly election results were announced, the residents in Janathanagar in west of Mysore in Chamaraja constituency took to streets, protesting against erratic water supply. ...

save water fans social message for madhuri birthday

An ardent Madhuri Dixit fan, who has been celebrating the actress' birthday for two decades here, has launched a 'save water' campaign in this parched city ahead of the Bollywood diva's 46th birthday...

selaulim water gets clean chit on manganese

PANAJI: Potable water supplied through the Selaulim water treatment plant is safe for consumption with the manganese content within permissible limits, states the Goa state pollution control board (...

three chinese ships spotted in disputed islands waters japan

TOKYO: Three Chinese government ships remained in the waters off disputed Tokyo-controlled islands for nearly 12 hours on Monday, Japan's coastguard said, as a long-running row shows no sign of fadin...

wastage of water goes on unabated

Gurgaon: The Huda had notified on Sunday that in the wake of acute water shortage, an FIR would be lodged against anyone wasting water in the city. But, residents in many parts of the city were found ...

water quality of groundwater in haridwar uttarakhand

A research/study was conducted to check for quality of groundwater in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. Researchers took forty samples of groundwater from piezometers, dug wells, bore wells. Water quality index ...

water rules finalised sent for gazette publication government

AURANGABAD: The state government on Thursday told the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay high court that it has finalised the Maharashtra water resources regulatory authority rules and has sent them for ...

workshop to be held on efficient managment of water distribution

AURANGABAD: The Water and Land Management Institute, Aurangabad (WALMI), has organised a joint workshop for its engineers and Tamil Nadu executive engineers on 'Efficient management of water distri...