The newly constituted task force on interlinking rivers of the water resources ministry would "review" 30 interlinking river projects in the country and suggest alternatives if some existing links are "unviable".
Not everything about summer is shiny and bright as scorching heat and harsh sun rays of the season can play havoc with the skin. Skin gets battered as it tends to lose its natural tone and moisture leading to tanning, pre-mature ageing and sun spots.
Chhattisgarh government has set a target to provide domestic water connections to around 2 lakh households in a year under the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP), it was officially announced here on Friday.
India needs to step up research in photonics, which will help it solve several problems ranging from lack of adequate communications in rural areas to reliable supply of water, says a pioneer in the realm.
Faced by its worst drought in history, America's richest state of California has imposed mandatory water restrictions requiring residents, businesses, farms and even its expansive golf courses to reduce usage by 25 percent.
Taking a cue from Singapore, Delhi Government is planning an ambitious project to provide recycled water to clusters of 100-200 houses, the supply for which is expected to cost less than development charge for sewage system.
Delhi High Court on Friday said Haryana appeared to be "trying to resile or renege" from the arrangement made by it for supply of water to Delhi and ordered instalment of ultrasonic water meters in Munak canal to measure the water there.
World Water Day is a United Nations initiative to celebrate clean water and bring attention to those who don’t have enough of it. It's also a day to understand the valuable significance of water, discuss and conserve this finite resource in the future.
With thousands of habitations being affected by water contamination, Health Minister J P Nadda today said this was leading to complications and even death and stressed the need for intensive co-ordination with various entities to ensure safe drinking water.
With thousands of habitations being affected by water contamination, Health Minister J P Nadda Friday said this was leading to complications and even death and stressed the need for intensive co-ordination with various entities to ensure safe drinking water.