User: reks612 Topic: Water
Category: Sanitation
Last updated: Apr 25 2019 24:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bye, bye birdie: As plans for Pune metro speed up, a bird sanctuary risks becoming collateral damage 24.4.2019 Scroll.in
From garbage to road construction, Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary has faced several threats, with the latest being an elevated metro line.
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Street art points to Bengaluru’s missing green cover 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
A Bengaluru resident puts up an art installation in HSR Layout to bring attention to the city's rapidly depleting green cover
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In Bhubaneswar MP race, winner will have to meet voter expectations on local issues 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Water, waste, traffic: A post-election chat with voters in Bhubaneswar, which went to polls on April 23rd, reveals that these nagging civic issues are what they expect their MP to take up and address!
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Pallikaranai apartment shows the way towards greener living 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
An apartment complex in Pallikaranai has taken a multi-pronged approach towards sustainable living, with replicable changes in waste management, power generation and water conservation.
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Paresh Rawal, Ahmedabad East: Actor MP who courted more controversy than appreciation 21.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Paresh Rawal has played several iconic roles in both mainstream and parallel cinema. But as the MP from Ahmedabad East, his performance leaves a lot to be desired. He had a dismal attendance and participation record in Parliament. As his tenure comes to end and with no desires to stand for a second term, he will be remembered for the controversies that he has generated than for his constituency work.
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Tale of a dying lake: Hyderabad’s Kudi Kunta 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Once upon a time, Kudi Kunta lake was a drinking water source - how did it get to be a stinking cesspool?
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Conservative victory in Canada's Alberta may spell trouble for Trudeau 18.4.2019 Reuters: World News
A right-leaning, pro-energy party won a landslide victory in Canada's main oil-producing province of Alberta late on Tuesday, signalling momentum may be building against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau months ahead of a federal election in October.
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In Gujarat, lands for which Narmada dam was built reel under drought even as factories get water 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Farmers say all the water is going to cities and factories while the Kutch and Saurashtra regions are parched.
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Right-wing party wins power in Canada's oil region, attacks Trudeau on environment 17.4.2019 Reuters: World News
A right-of-center party swept to power in Canada's main oil-producing province of Alberta on Tuesday and attacked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's efforts to fight climate change, raising tension just months ahead of a federal election.
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Right-wing opposition sweeps to power in Canada's oil region, sets up fight with Trudeau 17.4.2019 Reuters: World News
A right-of-center party that champions the energy industry swept to power in Canada's main oil-producing province of Alberta on Tuesday, setting up a fight with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over climate change just months ahead of a federal election.
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Venezuelan scavengers vie with vultures for Brazilian trash 16.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn, Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal, plastic, cardboard and food in a Brazilian border town's rubbish dump.
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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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Reliance Industrial Infra reports decline in revenue, net profit 16.4.2019 Sify Finance
Reliance Industrial Infrastructure has reported 1.7 per cent fall in its total revenue of Rs 99.81 crore in 2018-19 compared to Rs 101.55 crore in the previous year.
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Canada's oil-rich Alberta goes to the polls as national vote looms 16.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Voters in Alberta, Canada's main oil-producing province, head to the polls on Tuesday for an election that opinion surveys show will see the right-of-center United Conservative Party oust the left-leaning New Democratic Party government.
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Residents quiz South Chennai candidates on their plans for the constituency 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Representatives of the Federation of OMR Residents Associations (FOMRRA) organised a meeting with candidates of South Chennai to address the various issues plaguing the constituency.
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In Tishani Doshi's new novel, a woman discovers a sister who was kept a secret her whole life 16.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In ‘Small Days and Nights’, Grace escapes a failing marriage and begins a new life with her sister Lucia, who was born with Down’s Syndrome.
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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Squalid conditions fuel frustration in South African township ahead of election 14.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Johanna Ditsela lives within sight of the gleaming skyscrapers of South Africa's main financial district, but has existed in squalor for 30 years.
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Iran says recent floods caused up to $2.5 billion in damage 14.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Floods caused by heavy rain across Iran in recent weeks have caused an estimated $2.5 billion in damage to roads, bridges, homes and agricultural land, state media cited ministers as telling lawmakers on Sunday.
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Abu Dhabi's pension fund joins KKR, BlackRock in ADNOC pipeline deal 14.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) said on Sunday that Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions and Benefits Fund (ADRPBF) has signed a deal to invest in a pipeline infrastructure entity that ADNOC is setting up with BlackRock and KKR.
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