China gives USD 500,000 to Maldives for restoring water supply

China has donated USD 500,000 besides rushing tonnes of bottled water to the Maldivian capital to overcome the crippling drinking water crisis in the city with a senior official saying it demonstrated its "sincerity" towards neighbouring countries.

Who is greater: Sant Rampal or Haryana govt?

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday appealed to self-styled godman Sant Rampal to present himself before the court in a "peaceful manner", saying one must give utmost priority to uphold the dignity of the judicial system.

Who is greater: Sant Rampal or Haryana govt?- Part II

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday appealed to self-styled godman Sant Rampal to present himself before the court in a "peaceful manner", saying one must give utmost priority to uphold the dignity of the judicial system.

Water, power supply disconnected at Sant Rampal's ashram

Water and power supply to the fortified Satlok Ashram at Barwala near Hisar has been severed, even as a heavy police force is laying siege to it, ready to move in to arrest self-styled godman Sant Rampal.

NASA exploring moon to supply water to future dwellers
NASA exploring moon to supply water to future dwellers

The US space agency is studying the idea of mining the water from the surface of the moon when humans finally start living in colonies up there in the near future.

Goa to replace 1000 km-long pipeline to curb non-revenue water

Goa government has announced augmentation of its water supply capacity and also replacement of an age old pipeline criss-crossing 1000-kilometre stretch in the state to reduce the quantum of non-revenue water.

400,000 in US city told not to drink tap water

Residents of Toledo, Ohio will learn Sunday when they can drink tap water again after officials warned that the water supply was polluted with toxins likely released by algae blooms.

Delhi govt mulls ways to check building mishaps

In an effort to check incidents of fire, building collapse in the national capital, Delhi government is planning to provide temporary water, electricity connections to those buildings which fail to obtain fire safety certificate.

MCGM announces 20% cut in water supply for Mumbai

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.

Dust storm: West Delhi residents protest demanding restoration of power, water supply

Hundreds of people in different areas of West Delhi took to the streets on Saturday night demanding immediate restoration of power and water supply, which was snapped due to yesterday`s powerful dust storm.

Jharkhand govt to start water supply to slum areas of Jamshedpur

Jharkhand government has directed authorities to supply potable water to slum areas here in the city.

Cities have better water supply, sanitation, says UN

Sharp inequalities still persist around the world between rural and urban areas in terms of availability of cleaner water and better sanitation though the disparity has been narrowing over time, a UN report has said.

Ukraine has cut back water supply to Crimea: Governor

Ukraine has reduced its water supplies to the Crimea peninsula, which was annexed by Russia last month, the region`s governor Sergei Aksyonov said Saturday.

UP threatens to cut water supply to Delhi over Ganga pollution

Alleging that Delhi was emptying its 16 drains into the Yamuna river which was later converging with the Ganga and polluting it, the UP government has issued a notice to Arvind Kejriwal government and threatened to cut water supply to the national capital.

Centre sanctions Rs 217 cr to HP for water supply schemes

The Union government has sanctioned Rs 217.26 crore for augmentation of water supply/sewerage schemes for eight cities/towns of Himachal Pradesh.

Delhi govt`s ambitious water supply scheme under CBI scanner

Delhi government`s ambitious project to provide uninterrupted water supply has come under CBI scanner which has initiated three enquiries relating to tender terms allegedly favouring one of the bidders, a charge denied by Delhi Jal Board.

Water supply in Delhi, NCR to remain affected till Nov 10

The water supply in parts of Delhi, Noida and Agra will continue to remain affected for some more days as the closure period of the Ganga Canal has been extended to November 10.

BJP accuses Rajasthan of delaying water project

BJP has accused the Ashok Gehlot-led government in Rajasthan of delaying the venture by over four years.

UP fixes Ganga canal breach, restores water supply to Delhi

Uttar Pradesh has fixed the breach in upper Ganga canal and restored water supply to Delhi.

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, Prithviraj Chavan said the state government was making all efforts to ensure adequate water supply to the affected areas.