urban water supply

India can learn water management from Israel: Minister

May 9th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The availability of per capita water resources is declining steadily in India which has a lot to learn from Israel in the field of water ... Read more...

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Bangalore summit to discuss water woes

January 30th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) With one-third of the global population living in India and China by 2025, the region will face imminent water scarcity unless there is action. Now experts ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Asian water crisis worsening, Asian Development Bank says

October 12th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday said Asia is facing a water crisis that continues to worsen and threaten the region's economy.ADB's Special Senior Advisor Arjun ... Read more...

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Govt. approves drinking water projects of over Rs.27,437 cr

August 26th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 26 (ANI): Minister of State for Urban Development Saugata Roy on Thursday said that the Government has approved 569 Drinking Water Projects of over rupees 27,437 crore in total.Speaking ... Read more...

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35 person taken ill after gas leakage in Orissa’s Berhampur

June 21st, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
Berhampur (Orissa): At least 35 persons, including school children, women and employees of the drinking water supply department, were taken ill on Monday after chlorine gas leaked from a cylinder of urban ... Read more...

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Coming soon, a regulator for water and sanitation

April 8th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.8 (ANI): After successes in sectors like telecom, petroleum, electricity, the Union Government is now planning to appoint a Regulator for water and sanitation sector also.This was disclosed by a ... Read more...

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$10.5 bn needed to guarantee drinking water: Brazilian agency

December 10th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Dec 10 (EFE) Brazil must invest some $10.5 billion in production and distribution systems for potable water by the year 2015 to guarantee this service to its population, a government agency ... Read more...

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‘25,000 MW power coming through diesel, propelling climate change’

July 16th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Around 25,000 MW of power, nearly six times what Delhi requires during peak hours, is being produced by private consumers and commercial units by burning diesel, which ... Read more...

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Independent legislator withdraws support to Karnataka BJP government

June 22nd, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) An Independent legislator Monday withdrew support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka but there was no threat to the B.S. Yeddyurappa ministry's survival. K. Varthur ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

$71 mn loan for water projects in Madhya Pradesh

October 14th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 14 (Xinhua) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $71-million supplementary loan for an urban water supply project in Madhya Pradesh, the Manila, Philippines-based lender said Tuesday. The project ... Read more...

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ADB lends $40 million to Georgia

September 13th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 13 (DPA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Saturday it was providing its first public sector loan worth $40 million to help Georgia rehabilitate services and infrastructure damaged in ... Read more...

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Website on public health at national level launched

April 29th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): Recognising the need for a dedicated and user friendly website that can provide requisite information to people related to urban water supply and sanitation at National ... Read more...

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