Bangalore, Nearly 20 million litres of potable water went down the drain after a huge stone slab fell on Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board's (BWSSB) scour valve connected to the water feeder line on Millers Road here in the early Thursday.

Millions of litres of drinking water go down the drain on Miller

There have been complaints from the MLAs regarding unspent funds due to delays by MCD, says Sheila

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has made it mandatory for all city hospitals to report dengue and chikungunya cases online.

Nodal officers of all 596 hospitals in the city will provide the exact figures of people hit by dengue and chikungunya, who are undergoing treatment there.

VASCO, Plans are afoot to set up ward sanitation and health committees in municipal areas to clean gutters, community wells and to conduct sanitation drives.
If implemented, Goa would be the first State in the country to have the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) project extended to urban areas.
The Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC) was briefed on initiatives by the NRHM to form health and san

Bangalore, As many as 12 of the City

Water management: Horticulture and Forest depts to be merged
The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike has decided to set aside at least 20 per cent of the ward-level funds for rain water harvesting (RWH) across the City.

Following a review meeting with the Horticulture and Lake Departments, Deputy Mayor S Harish told mediapersons that the decision was taken with utmost earnestness to tide over t

AHMEDABAD: Amdavadis have a reason to rejoice. The city has been officially included in Unesco`s World Heritage City tentative list. Ahmedabad is the only city from India vying for the coveted status. There are over 250 World Heritage Cities across the globe, but none in India.

Ahmedabad`s proposal was sent by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to Unesco in March this year.

Hoteliers enlist their rates
MARGAO, The deadlock between the Margao Municipal Council and the South Goa Hotel Owners Association over the implementation of door-to-door garbage collection continues over the question of collection fees.
The rates quoted by Margao Municipal Council are not acceptable to hotel owners, who have enlisted their own rates before the civic body.
Association President

SIVASAGAR, Disposal of urban waste such as municipal waste, biomedical waste, industrial waste, e-waste etc has become a big problem in India. Increasing production, consumption and improper disposal of waste have become the main source of pollution in air, soil and water.

Neither the DDA nor the Traffic Police can be blamed if housing colonies are filled to capacity with parked cars.