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Water demand will exceed supply by 40pc within 20 yrs, warn scientists

March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Scientists have warned that water demand in many countries will outstrip supply by 40 per cent within 20 years due to the combined threat of climate change and ... Read more...

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Rainwater harvesting works wonders for Sukhna Lake

January 11th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Jan 11 (IANS) With over 190 water bodies and an equal number of silt detention dams in the Sukhna wildlife sanctuary, Chandigarh has been running one of the biggest ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Government says it has crisis management plan for drought

June 27th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The government says it has a Crisis Management Plan (CMP) to deal with the drought the country may face in the wake of a delayed monsoon. The plan, ... Read more...

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Pratibha Patil stresses on proper housing for construction workers

December 13th, 2007 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today called for minimum housing facilities for workers engaged in construction of houses.Patil said that these labourers are rendered homeless the moment the ... Read more...

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