User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Drinking-Water :: Quality
Last updated: May 25 2017 09:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Kudumbasree water plant to be opened on June 2 25.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Water to be supplied to households in 20-litre can costing ₹20
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75th Safe water station opened in Telangana 23.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Safe Water Network and Honeywell India on Tuesday launched their 75th water station, providing safe water access to more than 200,000 people in Telangana districts affected by groundwater contamination, including from fluorides.
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Revived ICF lake to turn a source of potable water 23.5.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Waterbody will also get a makeover with development of parks
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Chief Minister N Biren meets Principal Secy, Union Mins 20.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Chief Minister N Biren meets Principal Secy, Union Mins
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Effluents deprive them of even drinking water 18.5.2017 Hindu: News
Industrial units in adjoining village let out their effluents into the Asanikunta lake polluting groundwater
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Work commences on second plant under ‘Theertham’ 16.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
Distribution of water cans expected to begin by May 25
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Karisma Kapoor launches New Blue Mount Alkaline RO and UV Filter 15.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Blue Mount, India?s leading manufacturer of water purification systems, introduced its new alkaline RO and UV filter, with renowned actress Karisma Kapoor doing the honours.
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Dikho promises potable water 12.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Dikho promises potable water
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Free bottled water, TOI copies onboard premium KSRTC buses 12.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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KSRTC steps up passenger comfort with WiFi, water 11.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Passengers on all buses of KSRTC, NWKRTC and NEKRTC will have access to an infotainment bank containing some of the best movies and entertainment programmes. "Passengers travelling in 17,000 buses can log on to an intranet network to avail the infotainment services besides free internet up to 10 MB through WiFi. We expect to launch the programme within a month," a KSRTC official said, adding that this was part of the measures taken to increase passenger comfort. KSRTC chairman K Gopala Poojary on Thursday announced that the KSRTC will resume supply of 500 ml packaged drinking water to passengers in premium services, including Airavat and AC sleeper services. "KSRTC will provide bottles to 29,000 passengers in 626 premium services every day. We estimate that we will procure one crore water bottles per year at Rs 4.30 each," he said. The KSRTC also plans to set up reverse osmosis (RO) plants in all its major bus stations where people can get a litre of water at Re 1. Passengers travelling in premium buses ...
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Illegal Rail Neer ‘bottling’ plant at Vazhakkad 10.5.2017 Hindu: National
Large number of bottles, other materials found stored in a shed
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Falling ceilings, dry water taps at Omandurar hospital | Chennai News - Times of India 10.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Falling ceilings, dry water taps at Omandurar hospital | Chennai News - Times of India
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Sewage flows from storm water drain into Puzhal lake 9.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
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New, cost-effective device uses copper's properties to purify water 8.5.2017 Deccan Herald - City
To help poor households decontaminate drinking water at home, a team of scientists from city-based TransDisciplinary University (TDU) claims to have come up with an affordable drinking water purification product, TamRas. TamRas comes with a 15-litre container that houses an immersible copper unit with a handle calibrated to free the water of pathogens. The product uses the property of copper ions to get rid of E. coli, rotavirus, typhoid and cholera-causing pathogens commonly found in drinking water. The jar or the container comes with a tap and lid and water once stored in the jar for 10 hours, comes out purified. Speaking on the sidelines of the launch of the product in the city on Monday, vice chancellor of TDU, Balakrishna Pisupati, said, "This simple solution took eight years of research. Scientists at the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases and CMC Vellore tested the efficacy of the device in killing diarrhoea-causing pathogens. We have conducted field tests of the device in Indian ...
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Delhi HC worried on increasing number of typhoid cases 8.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Delhi High Court on Monday said that there has been a surge in number of typhoid cases in the national capital because of bad drinking water quality and asked what the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) is doing to provide potable water.
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People yet to understand gravity of Periyar pollution, says expert 7.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
‘They believe water purification removes all pollutants’
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Aligarh's answer to minority tag is nanotech, solar research 7.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), a nearly 100-year-old institution born out of the independence movement and the quest to modernise Muslim education, has often been a victim of minority politics that attracted negative media attention. But what is little known is the kind of path-breaking research the institution is doing in the areas of nanotechnology and solar energy.
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They get potable water ‘only during elections’ 4.5.2017 Hindu: News
Erunthupalam, Thonichira residents pin hopes on JICA
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Govt. cracks down on malls charging ‘multiplex’ rate for bottled water 4.5.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
If the Food and Civil Supplies Department has its way, soon you may not have to pay excess (double or more than the MRP) for bottled drinking water in malls and multiplexes.Taking on outlets in malls ...
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Mall vends selling bottled water at 100 raided 3.5.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The state legal metrology department on Wednesday raided 188 business premises across the state, including shops in malls across Bengaluru, and booked more than 46 cases for selling bottled water at an exorbitant price. Shops in majority of the malls in Bengaluru were found selling bottled water at Rs 100 each, as against the maximum retail price (MRP) of Rs 20. Shops at Garuda, Orion, Gopalan and Meenakshi malls were among the premises raided in the city. Cases have been booked against the shop owners under the Standards of Weights and Measures (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 1977, Food and Civ
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