GURGAON: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sent a notice to the MCG, seeking details on the quantity of water being supplied to a residential area in Gurgaon, and to also conduct a qu

KORAPUT: The Koraput district administration has decided to introduce solar energy-powered hand pumps in 151 sevashrams (residential schools meant for SC and ST students) and 50 high schools in the

LUDHIANA: It is very unfortunate that a state like Punjab, which is known for its rivers, is facing shortage of water.

The Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) yesterday claimed improving situation of water availability in 13 union councils of the PP-06.

Greater reliance on heavy tube wells to meet the drinking water requirement of the city and unscientific exploitation is slowly depleting and polluting groundwater here.

The state government has extensive plans for Gomti's channelization and riverfront development but the environment experts are more concerned about constantly shrinking river-flow.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Safal Bharat Guru Parampara Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 20/07/2015 regarding the policy of the State of Punjab for providing free electricity to the farmers for agricultural purposes, to lay down concrete steps to check the amount of ground water pumped by the farmers of state of Punjab and order a complete ban on the plantation of eucalyptus trees in view of the fact that the said trees require huge amount of water.

Generators not installed despite recommendations from F&CC

Many suspend paddy sowing, dig up new borewells for irrigation

BERHAMPUR: The claims of the Central and State Governments notwithstanding, safe drinking water remains a distant dream for many in Ganjam district.