ET Analysis: Chinese plans of hydro-project in Brahmaputra triggers concern in India and Bangladesh
The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, adopted the 14th Five Year Plan (2021-2025) and National Economic and Social Development and the Long-Range Objectives through the year 2035 in October 2020.
Govt ready to accept any challenge and improve research environment in country: PM Modi
In his inaugural address at IISF 2020, the prime mini...
Coimbatore-based Ekki Pumps becomes a case study at INSEAD Business School
Pumps and water technology provider Ekki has become a part of the ...
Social sector for higher spending on health, education, rural India
At a pre-budget consultation with MoS finance Anurag Thakur, representatives stressed on improving efficiency in delivery of health services, improving learning outcomes at primary level while making secondary and higher level education affordable and introducing reforms related to pension and social protections for the weaker sections.
Pre-budget meeting with Nirmala Sitharaman: Experts suggest steps to tackle roadblocks in sanitation, hygiene programmes
During the 9th Pre-Budget Consultation meeting, discussions were held on challenges faced in providing quality of water, sanitation, solid waste management and drainage in India, said an official release. Experts also talked about removing disparities in accessing sanitation and quality of water," said the released issued after the meeting.
75 litres of water goes in making your jeans
While it takes 75 litres to make one pair of jeans, Arvind can get it done in 15 litres using foam dyeing and different finishing technologi...
It takes 75 litres of water to make your jeans. Can it be brought down to zero?
Textile is one of the largest water consuming industries, next only to power and steel. Manufacturing clothes is water intensive, but technological innovations can make it possible to manufacture your favourite pair of denim without a drop of water.
Why Modi's water policy is a timely intervention
If the Jal Jeevan Mission succeeds, water will be the Modi administration’s true revolution.
State cabinet approves Rs 4,802 crore water grid for Beed
The government cleared the Rs 4,802-crore water grid project for Beed in Marathwada under the hybrid annuity model.
Can a single tribunal resolve water disputes between states?
With growing water scarcity, fights over rivers will only get uglier between states.
Plan to revive over three million springs in 10 hill states on the cards
A comprehensive policy is in the pipeline to revive and rejuvenate large number of springs in the Himalayan region to make them perennial.
Chennai: Want free water? Buy a kilo of idli batter
While the government is trying its best to provide water, members of the public should come up with their own measures to help mitigate the crisis, Parthasarathy said.
These Bengalureans are trying to solve the water problem
Since July 2016, over 75,000 households in Bengaluru are paying a penalty of 50% on their monthly water bill.
How water scarcity put paid to good morning squads’ efforts
Determined foot soldiers used a mix of social pressure, health education and coercion to get the recalcitrant in line. But lack of water remains a deterrent.
17 Maharashtra districts under threat of water scarcity
In the Amravati division of western Vidarbha, there is an average water stock of 57.37 per cent in dams, while in the Nagpur division in east Vidarbha, it is 50.02 per cent.