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Cauvery irrigation corporation appeals to farmers to end protest for water

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 21:46

Cauvery Niravari Nigam Limited (irrigation corporation) on Saturday requested the farmers living in the river belt to end their protest and cooperate with the Water Resources Department by withdrawing their demand for release of available water into the Vishveswaraya Canal.

This `water bear` can survive even in space!

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 16:16

A tiny new species dubbed `water bear` has been discovered in Antarctica and members of this species can survive in space, researchers said.

Pay heed to water use in climate change mitigation: Experts

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 13:24

Besides cutting greenhouse gas emissions, technology, policies or plans that aim to slow down climate change should also take environmental factors such as water usage into account, say researchers.

Congress workers` protest against price rise causes traffic snarl

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 01:23

Traffic came to a stand still for more than an hour at Khanpur Devli Chowk in South Delhi as Congress workers staged a protest against price rise and water crisis in the national capital.

Water storage level declines in reservoirs of 12 states: CWC

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 16:24

Water storage level in the reservoirs of 12 states in the country has declined as compared to the corresponding period last year, the Central Water Commission (CWC) on Friday said.

Triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice to help Indian swimming

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:41

Stephanie Rice, Australia`s triple Olympic champion who called time on her illustrious swimming career in April this year at the age of 25, has joined sports management firm Rhiti Sports with an aim to improve the overall health of the water sport in India.

Alert people, officials before releasing dam waters: MP govt

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 00:04

Madhya Pradesh Government has asked authorities to provide prior information to officials concerned and people before releasing excess water from dams.

MCGM announces 20% cut in water supply for Mumbai

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 18:21

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has announced a 20 per cent cut in water supply from midnight tonight as it looks to cope with the crisis arising out of the "poor rainfall" received by the city in June.

All Congress MLAs except two suspended for a day from Gujarat Assembly

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:13

Gujarat Assembly Speaker Vaju Vala Wednesday suspended all the Congress MLAs present in the House expect two, for a day after they indulged in sloganeering on the issue of their demand for a discussion on water situation in the state.

Major eviction drive begins in Guwahati to clear water bodies

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:33

Following death of 11 persons in last week`s flood in Assam capital following heavy rains, the government on Monday started a major eviction drive across the city to clear the wetlands.

Major eviction drive begins in Guwahati to clear water bodies

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 21:16

Following death of 11 persons in last week`s flood in the state capital following heavy rains, the government on Monday started a major eviction drive across the city to clear the wetlands.

Jinnah`s sister asked to pay water bill 47 yrs after her death

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 12:10

Pakistani authorities here have sent a water bill amounting Rs 263,774 to Fatima Jinnah, the sister of the country`s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, 47 years after her death.