The government on Tuesday okayed a Tk 289 crore project to excavate a new canal in Cittagong city in a bid to put an end to nagging water-logging in the port city.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje has spoken to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal over the "unchecked supply of contaminated water" through canal bodies.

FEROZEPUR: Perturbed over supply of contaminated canal water to Rajasthan and alleged callous attitude of Punjab government to check its quality, Hanumangarh-based progressive farmers Shobha Singh

Taking up a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by Hanumangarh (Rajasthan)-based farmers, the National Green Tribunal has issued notices to the Centre and the Punjab Government for July 21.

Chief minister Manohar Parrikar has said that the Mhadei tribunal has accepted the argument advanced by the state government through its counsel.

BALASORE: A century-old canal between Odisha and West Bengal has become a major poll issue in Balasore parliamentary constituency.

SULTANPURIA (Sirsa): Not a single vote was cast in two polling booths in Sultanpuria village as 1,900 voters boycotted elections over non-fulfillment of their long-pending demand.

Alleged illegalities done by the Karnataka government were pointed out by Goa's advocate general Atmaram Nadkarni before the Mhadei Water Dispute Tribunal in New Delhi on Tuesday.

In violation of the norms, sewage is being discharged into the Hansi branch canal.

Spots like Swapna Nagiri, which is often used as a popular fair ground and a public event venue, can be seen with piles of decomposed garbage dredged out from the bottom of the canal

A Rs. 2.41-crore Water Resources Department project to clean up the Canoly Canal is turning out to be more a bane than a boon with mounds of silt piled up along the water body’s sidewalls, posing a health hazard to the public.