national water policy

Floods, riots, econonmy to dominate monsoon session (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Ahead of the monsoon session of parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday met leaders of political parties who informed her they will raise ... Read more...

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NDA to raise Assam violence, power failure in parliament


August 6th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The opposition BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will raise the ethnic violence in Assam in which over 50 people have died, the massive electricity ... Read more...

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Bansal calls for transparent water pricing by regulators


July 11th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Union Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has called for moving towards "transparent and participatory mechanisms" of pricing of water by independent water regulatory authorities.He ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Water policy by April: Pawan Bansal


April 9th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Monday said that the government would finalise the national water policy by the end of the month."We have ... Read more...

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Draft water policy seeks national law on inter-state rivers


February 1st, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Recognising that states have the right to frame suitable policies and laws on water, the draft National Water Policy, 2012 however lays emphasis on the ... Read more...

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New water policy by March: Water Resources Minister


July 26th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India will have a new water policy by March that will spell out plans to increase the efficiency of water usage, mainly for irrigation ... Read more...

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Indian Health Ministry investigating superbug presence in Delhi water


April 13th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): With the controversy surrounding the presence of deadly superbug bacteria NDM-1 (New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase 1) in the water being supplied to the residents of the national capital ... Read more...

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Government to discuss water management with chief ministers


April 11th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The government is planning to convene a meeting of chief ministers to discuss the issue of water management, Water Resources Minister Salman Khurshid said ... Read more...

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Centre to come up with new national water policy: Khurshid


April 11th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.11 (ANI): The government has decided to come up with a new national water policy next year. This was disclosed Union Minister for Water Resources Salman Khurshid on Monday.India's ... Read more...

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New water policy by 2011, will include climate change impact


January 18th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Nine years after the last document, work is on to put in shape a new water policy that will by the end of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Water resources ministry’s response casual: parliamentary panel


August 20th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Terming the water resources ministry's response "casual", a parliamentary panel Friday hoped it would "ensure full utilisation of allotted funds". In its action taken report tabled in both ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari calls for improved sanitation on World Water Day


March 20th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari today said that sanitation remains a major challenge that needs to be addressed to ensure sustainable development. Addressing at a function to mark ... Read more...

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