CHENNAI WATER CRISIS
Revitalize our aquifers as country is getting ready to welcome monsoon
Ground water is people's water and is loosely regulated,intentions to bring about a pan India ground water law, governments exercise little control over this.
AIADMK workers vows to secure all Lok Sabha seats
Finance Minister O Panneerselvam, considered a close confidante of Jayalalithaa, read out t...
NDRF undertakes most massive flood relief operation; rescues 16,000
NDRF today said it has launched its "most massive" deployment so far as i...
Bindra should take over from Srinivasan as BCCI prez: Lalit Modi
Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi today proposed the name of veteran administrator I S Bindra as a possible successor to N Srinivasan.
How young startup NestAway is creating marketplace for shared home rentals
NestAway was founded in January 2015 by four alumni of the National Institute of Technology, Surathkal. Amarendra Sahu, Jitendra Jagadev and others.
Navy has deployed ships, tankers for 'Operation Madad': RK Dhowan
Navy has also deployed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to identity the worst-hit areas in flooded Chennai to help civilian authorities.
President Pranab Mukherjee pitches for stricter regulation to conserve water
President Pranab Mukherjee called for a broad over-arching “national legal framework” to deal with the situation and appealed the users to work for cutting down wastage.
'Bankrupt' ship stranded in Chennai
The global recession and economic meltdown have hit the high seas. A South Korean vessel, flying a Panamanian flag, with 25 crew members, is stranded in waters close to the Chennai harbour.
Skewed availability of water potential for social unrest: Government
Noting that large parts of the country have become "water stressed", the government has warned of potential "social unrest" due to its "skewed" availability in different regions.
Delhi groundwater may run dry in 3-5 yrs: Study
Scientists at NGRI have said groundwater in Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai, along with several other northern cities, are declining at such a rapid pace that in three years the Andhra Pradesh capital will be almost bone dry.
Chennai's groundwater hits new high
The groundwater table in the city has gone up by almost 50% from November 2004 to November 2007, thanks to the implementation of the rain water harvesting scheme, according to a study.
Single-channel water policy soon
The government will draw from the successful conservation methods followed by other countries to draw up a water management policy for the country battling growing water crisis in both rural and urban areas.
Euro crisis has many important lessons for us: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the Euro zone crisis should not cast a shadow on efforts to build unity and eventually a South Asian union.
Promised wages by Iraq rebels, Indian nurses to stay in Tikrit
India's special envoy arrived in Baghdad and started talks with Iraqi leadership and rebels to secure the release of 40 Indian construction workers.
IPL spot-fixing: Rajasthan Royals, Raj Kundra to dominate BCCI emergent Working Committee meet
BCCI is under immense pressure to take a tough stand in a bid to restore the credibility of the IPL which has taken a severe beating following scandals.
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