To expand and remodel the rural water supply and sanitation facilities in waterlogged areas of Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today approved a proposal of ~2,200 crore to be sent to the

Bad Drainage, Vanishing Water Bodies, Poor Planning To Blame

Lucknow: Close to 60% water logging in Lucknow exists due to improper drainage network system. Of this, blockage in existing drains is the major cause of water logging, concludes study by a research scholar of department of Geology, Lucknow University.

Maharashtra accounts for 23 per cent of total slum population, followed by Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal

Just under nine million households, or roughly one-eighth of India’s urban population, lives in a slum, according to data from the latest round of the National Sample Survey released on Tuesday. The number is significantly lower than the 14 million slum households identified by the Census in 2011.

NASHIK: NGO Godavari Gatarikaran Virodhi Manch and an environmental activist moved the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday for restoring the original state of Godavari river which originates fr

Heavy rains continued to lash Andhra Pradesh on Friday, leaving 17 people dead and forcing the evacuation of 67,419 others from low-lying areas.

Seventeen people were killed in various rain-related incidents as the downpour continued for the fourth consecutive day on Friday even as two others were also missing, official sources said in Hyderabad.

Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) in its initiative under “Clean up Jammu” sanitation drive reached out to citizens residing in Ward number 53 and 54 covering Trikuta Nagar Sector 1 to 4, Basant Vihar, Bhawani Vihar, Laxmi Enclave, Khoo Walli Galli, Trikuta Nagar Sector 5 to 9 and Shiva Colony.

On spot assessment of the sanitary conditions and performance of other Municipal services was made and necessary instructions were issued for improvement of civic amenities.

Major road projects across Haryana, including a six-lane flyover along National Highway-8 at Hero Honda Chowk on Delhi-Jaipur road, have been approved by the Centre.

A Central team of experts that visited the Muktsar belt, one of the best cotton-producing areas in the region, has concluded that excessive irrigation, faulty alignment of drains and a wrong croppi

To find out a permanent solution of waterlogging in southwestern Punjab, comprising Muktsar, Fazilka and Faridkot districts, the Drainage Department will take help from the Indian Space Research Or

Waterlogging major problem in six villages of Charkhi Dadri

The spectre of crop failure is looming large over around 3,000 acres of farmland at six villages of the Charkhi Dadri block in Bhiwani district. Farmers are facing a flood-like situation in the absence of proper rainwater drainage even though Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda had announced a package of Rs 100 crore to control waterlogging in the area two years ago.

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