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DDA to use soil bio-technology to meet water shortage

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 20:02

The Delhi Development Authority has decided to use an innovative `soil bio-technology`, developed by IIT-Bombay, to meet the water requirement in Dwarka area.

Delhi reels under power and water shortage, Congress announces stir

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 20:33

Several areas in Delhi continued to reel under massive power outage and water scarcity for third consecutive day following Friday`s powerful storm even as Congress on Sunday decided to launch an agitation demanding uninterrupted electricity and water supply in the city.

Delhi to get 500 cusec water from Ganga canal

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 17:11

Shortage of water in Delhi and the NCR is expected to be reduced after the Uttar Pradesh government ordered the district authorities in Muzaffarnagar to release 500 cusec water from the Ganga Canal.

388 villages in Thane expected to face water shortage

Last Updated: Monday, February 25, 2013, 14:29

A total of 388 villages and 480 hamlets in the district are likely to face water shortage this summer, according to the officials.

Water release from KRS stopped due to poor storage

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 02, 2013, 16:09

The water release from Krishnaraja Sagar Reservoir into canals for irrigation purpose has been stopped from December 31 due to scarcity of water.

`Millions in Colorado basin to face water shortage`

Last Updated: Monday, December 24, 2012, 23:29

Warmer weather and a growing population may in a few decades cause a water shortage for 40 million people who depend on the Colorado river in the US, researchers say.

MNS corporator slaps contractor over water shortage

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 01:08

A Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) corporator repeatedly slapped a 65-year-old private contractor over the alleged `delay` in repairing a damaged water pipeline.

HC refuses to stay trial court proceedings against Sajjan

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 03, 2012, 22:57

Enraged over inadequate supply of power and water, people in Rewari and Hisar districts of Haryana on Tuesday hit the streets blocking traffic and targeting offices of the electricity department.

Delhi thirsty for water, crisis to deepen

Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 14:28

Water shortage in has made life miserable for people in the capital, sparking street protests. Experts say the crisis can only worsen in the long run.

Power, water shortages bring misery to Ghaziabad

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 12:24

At the height of summer, life in Ghaziabad has become miserable, with unscheduled power cuts up to 14 hours a day causing water shortages too.

Beijing to face acute water shortage

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 16:16

Beijing is expected to face a water shortage of 1.3 billion cubic metres in 2012, accounting for a third of the city`s annual water usage, reported Xinhua.

Several areas in the capital face water shortage

Last Updated: Monday, February 14, 2011, 21:30

Several areas across the city faced water shortage after two major water treatment plants in the city were closed down after finding high quantity of ammonia in the Yamuna.