User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: WaterGeneral
Last updated: Jul 20 2019 18:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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AR conducts conservation / rain water harvesting drive 11.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
AR conducts conservation / rain water harvesting drive
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As the water crisis deepens, can India afford to leave groundwater unregulated? 11.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Experts say India needs a legislation on water that will incentivise conservation.
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Another monsoon, another deluge: Why Mumbai gets inundated nearly every year 10.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An outdated drainage system and the depletion of mangroves have severely crippled the city’s natural defences against floods.
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Cabinet approves report on Yamuna flood plain natural water storage project 10.7.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  The Delhi Cabinet, in its meeting on Wednesday approved the inter-departmental committee report on the first-of-its kind project in the country, the Yamuna flood plain natural water storage pilot project. The Cabinet was chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The important project aims at conserving water in the Yamuna floodplains and creating a […]
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Rehabilitation of Homeless Persons 9.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per Census-2011, the number of homeless persons in the country is 17,73,040 comprised in 4,49,787 households. As per this Census, a total number of 47,076 houseless persons, comprised in 23,175 households are in NCT of Delhi.
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Watch: NCP workers release crabs outside Maharashtra minister Tanaji Sawant’s home 9.7.2019 Scroll.in
Last week, Sawant had claimed that the breach in Tiware dam in Ratnagiri district had occurred because crabs had weakened its walls.
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What’s making the water in Shillong oily and undrinkable? 9.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Authorities say it is because of the high usage of chemicals needed to treat the turbid waters in the once pure rivers and springs of the region. But what is polluting the water in the first place?
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How should the world respond as Japan resumes commercial whaling after 30 years? 8.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Tokyo claims it had never intended to stop but to simply wait until whale populations recuperated.
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Chennai Buzz: Stormwater drain maintenance | Coming soon – water from Jolarpet | T Nagar makeover 8.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A quick recap of some important news from last week that's likely to hold significant implications for life in the city
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Centre asks civic bodies to set up cell for rainwater harvesting 8.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Centre asks civic bodies to set up cell for rainwater harvesting
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NCC cadets spread pollution awareness with cycle rally 8.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
NCC cadets spread pollution awareness with cycle rally
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In pictures: Chennai’s daily struggle to quench its thirst 7.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Tankers tirelessly ferrying water are the city’s last hope.
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GNM students take to streets, demand basic facilities 7.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
GNM students take to streets, demand basic facilities
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Vice President calls for National Innovation Movement; 6.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for creating a National Innovation Movement to promote path-breaking ideas and innovations that improve the living conditions of the people and generate wealth.
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Villagers organise tree plantation competition on Van Mahotsav 6.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Villagers organise tree plantation competition on Van Mahotsav
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Maharashtra: Water minister blames crabs for dam breach. Arrest them, taunts NCP 5.7.2019 Scroll.in
Tanaji Sawant said what was destined to happen will happen.
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Rewards and punishment: A new Indian government report suggests ways to encourage water conservation 5.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The water table in the country is dipping annually by 0.4 metres, the report warns.
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Union Budget: All rural households will get piped water supply by 2024, says finance minister 5.7.2019 Scroll.in
Nirmala Sitharaman said every rural family in the country would have an electricity connection and a clean cooking facility by 2022.
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Budget Speech Summary – Part A 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Indian economy becoming a 3 trillion dollar economy this year with World’s 3rd  largest economy in terms of Purchasing Power Parity, government’s intention to invest Rs. 100 lakh crore in infrastructure in next 5 years, enhaced target of over one lakh 5,000 crore of disinvestment in 2019-20, proposal to provide Rs.70,000 crore to PSBs to boost credit, doubling of food security budget in last 5 years, faster adoption of Electric vehicles with an outlay of Rs.10,000 crore, opening of 18 new Indian diplomatic missions in Africa, development of 17 iconic Tourism Sites into world class tourist destinations and issuance of new series of coins of 1,2,5,10 & 20 rupees are some of the key highlights of the Union Budget 2019-20 presented to Parliament by Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman today.
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Key Highlights of Union Budget 2019-20 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech today and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before the Parliament. The key highlights of Union Budget 2019 are as follows:   10-point Vision for the decade Building Team India with Jan Bhagidari: Minimum Government Maximum Governance.
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