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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.

Sikkim revives springs to address water woes

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 18:51

The Sikkim government has launched a massive initiative to revive and restore dying natural springs to address the water problem, especially in the rural areas. It has led to a 15 percent enhancement in spring discharges.

Earth set to face `severe` self-inflicted water woes within 2 generations

Last Updated: Saturday, May 25, 2013, 10:50

Leading water scientists have issued a warning that in the short span of one or two generations, most of the 9 billion people on Earth will be suffering from fresh water woes if any major reforms are not made.

Delhi govt planning to commission Munak Canal

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 21:45

Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit said government was planning to commission Munak Canal and make fully functional 3 water treatment plants which will help in overcoming the water shortage problem in the city.

Recycling urban sewage answer to water woes: Experts

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 21:17

Recycling sewage for human use is the solution for depleting water in rivers and lakes, and rising domestic and industrial waste in Indian cities and towns, said participants at a seminar here Monday.

NHRC notice on reports of water denial to Dalits i

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 19:04

Taking cognisance of media reports that Dalits in a village in Bihar have been denied water, the NHRC Wednesday issued notices to the state Chief Secretary and Kishaganj District Magistrate.

TN 2012: Jaya`s water, power woes continue

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, 10:31

The year 2012 was a difficult year for TN CM J Jayalalithaa as she had to wage a legal battle on the Cauvery issue and face criticism for long power cuts.

HC bars new licence for builders using groundwater in Gurgaon

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 10:13

Taking a serious view of exploitation of ground water in Gurgaon, Punjab and Haryana High Court barred construction activity unless builders give an undertaking that underground water would not be drawn by them.

Water woes: HC bars new license for construction in Gurgaon

Last Updated: Monday, July 16, 2012, 20:37

Taking a serious view of exploitation of ground water in Gurgaon, Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday barred issuance of any fresh license for construction activity.

DJB looks to recycling as city grapples with water

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 19:39

With Delhi having to rely heavily on neighbouring states for supply of water, the Delhi Jal Board has decided to recycle and reuse waste water in a major way to help meet the growing demand of the city.

Delhi`s water woes: Dikshit approaches Centre for help

Last Updated: Saturday, June 16, 2012, 00:03

Taking strong objection to Haryana cutting supply of raw water to Delhi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has taken up the issue with the Centre.

Oppn demands action as diseases spread in Kerala

Last Updated: Monday, June 11, 2012, 15:09

The Opposition walked out of the state assembly here Monday, alleging the state government`s inaction on tackling diverse diseases like dengue, H1N1, malaria and jaundice across the state.