CHENNAI WATER CRISIS
BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur set to meet Mumbai Indians, Rising Pune Supergiants to discuss Maharashtra crisis
The key issue of the meeting is whether there can be a possible shift of venue or whether BCCI can buy water to maintain the pitches.
Eulogised in death, Jayalalithaa leaves a checkered legacy
Jaya's life was a battle that created many scars but left her victorious. It also ...
Israel to cooperate with Rajasthan in water management
Israel that has similar climatic conditions as Rajasthan, will replicate its own succe...
Tamil Nadu chief secretary, AIADMK deny delay in flood response
Chief Secretary K Gnanadesikan and the ruling AIADMK have refuted an alleged delay in Tamil Nadu government’s response to the recent Chennai floods.
POKE ME: Despite Chennai facing a calamity, it's better prepared than most Indian cities
In terms of its geography, the city of Chennai is quite disadvantaged, being close to sea level making it low-lying and prone to floods.
Cyclone Fani: Around 89 trains cancelled, 3 special trains put in service to evacuate tourists
Railways will give full refund to passengers for the cancelled or diverted trains if tickets are produced for cancellation within three days from the journey date.
Flood relief distribution : Madras High Court orders issue of notice
In spite of availability of sufficient relief materials, volunteers are not able to distribute them to victims as they are clueless about where to give.
Chennai's IT corridor, home to TCS, Cognizant & Infosys, faces shutdown due to water shortage
IT companies along the OMR corridor, including TCS, Cognizant and Infosys, rely on a rickety system of water supply: tankers
Chennai floods: Users ask telecom companies to compensate, apologise for stalled services
In the online petition, telcos were asked to compensate users as their networks went down and couldn’t turn up even after almost five days after rains had halted.
Gurgaon on its deathbed: Haphazard model of development causes severe water crisis
One of India’s youngest cities is fast losing the water-security battle and could become unlivable by 2020 thanks to a flawed development model.
Chefs and researchers incorporate insects, protein powerhouses into mainstream diet
The UN has been making a case for using insects as food for a very long time, with the Food and Agriculture Organisation working on the topic since 2003.
Telecom companies suffer Rs 300 crore loss due to Chennai floods
Out of the Rs 300 crore losses estimated by Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), Rs 100 crore is on account of network restoration.
Need to harvest rainwater, plug leaks & recycle water: Report
B.PAC has cautioned Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of a looming water crisis in the absence of alternative arrangements to meet its water requirements.
Safer summer in Shimla this time
The erstwhile summer capital of the British today has about 2.05 lakh residents, with another 55,000-60,000 people being added during peak tourist season.
Nagarjuna oil floating in troubled waters again
The first trouble for this Rs 18,000 crore venture occurred a few years ago when a cyclone rammed the southern coast and tossed its machinery.
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