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Delhi thirsty for water, crisis to deepen

June 21st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A serious water shortage in the peak summer months has made life miserable for hundreds of thousands in the Indian capital, sparking street protests. Experts ... Read more...

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Two-day water cut in Mumbai from Monday

May 6th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Mumbai will face water cuts for two days starting Monday owing to the repairing of pipelines along the Eastern Express Highway, a civic official said."Work is ... Read more...

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Larsen and Toubro bags orders worth Rs.2,056 crore

January 2nd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Monday said it has bagged orders worth Rs.2,056 crore.The water and effluent treatment business of the company last ... Read more...

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MCD flays Dikshit for water quality

September 22nd, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The capital's water quality has not improved despite repeated reminders to Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who is also the Delhi Jal Board chairman, the Municipal ... Read more...

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Delhi Jal Board gets notice over contaminated supply

August 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) over reported supply of contaminated water in some parts of ... Read more...

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Mumbai blasts: Raj Thackeray points fingers at migrants

July 14th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Thursday blamed the north Indians and migrant population, including illegal Bangaladeshis, in Mumbai for Wednesday's triple blasts which left ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba detractor P.C. Sorcar condoles death

April 24th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Legendary magician P.C. Sorcar Jr, who had replicated the "miracles" of Sathya Sai Baba during a meeting with him 35 years ago, Sunday mourned the death ... Read more...

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Taj city hosts biggest Dalit power show

April 14th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 14 (IANS) The biggest annual demonstration of Dalit empowerment in Uttar Pradesh has begun with the three-day Ambedkar Jayanti celebrations in Agra, the Dalit capital of north ... Read more...

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Metro taking special measures to tackle emergencies

November 30th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), facing a number of technical glitches in recent days, is implementing special measures to tackle emergency situations like breakdowns and ... Read more...

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Rains, Games blamed for collapse of Delhi’s roads

August 29th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) At least 20 incidents of road cave-ins have occurred here in the past fortnight and dozens of other roads are in a dilapidated state. Heavy ... Read more...

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300,000 without water as floods damage pipelines in China city

August 2nd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Floods caused by torrential rains damaged pipelines leaving 300,000 people without water in Tonghua city in China's Jilin province, an official said Monday. Wang Ruimin, head of the public ... Read more...

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Villages near Jodhpur face water scarcity

May 13th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Jodhpur (Rajasthan), May 13 (ANI): Locals of Chandelao village in Rajasthan's Jodhpur District have to queue up for hours at a time to fill water from the wells because of the acute ... Read more...

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Babies unwittingly absorb toxic bisphenol the most

April 6th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Many synthetic and packaging materials contain the hormonally active substance bisphenol A. Consequently, the substance can find its way into the food chain and the human organism. And ... Read more...

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Water, water everywhere, but Mumbai remains thirsty

March 29th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Mumbai falls in the rain-abundant coastal Konkan region of western Maharashtra, but this summer the city is practically thirsting for drinking water.The rains played truant ... Read more...

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Old, damaged, water pipelines to be replaced in Mumbai

March 26th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Under fire from the water-starved metropolis over frequent bursting of water pipelines, Mumbai's civic body Friday announced that all the old, damaged and weak water pipelines will ... Read more...

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Three dead, 79 ill due to contaminated water in Maharashtra

March 7th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Solapur (Maharashtra), March 7 (IANS) Two men and a woman died after drinking suspected contaminated water and 79 others were hospitalised in the past two days in this Maharashtra town, an official ... Read more...

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Villagers facing acute water shortage in Gujarat district

June 14th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Banaskantha (Gujarat), June 14 (ANI):Villagers in Limbuni and adjoining villages in Gujarat's Banaskantha district are in the grip of an acute water crisis.Almost 35 villages situated in the desert region of ... Read more...

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Cholera cases in Hyderabad rise to 26

May 11th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) The number of cholera cases here rose to 26 as hundreds of people who fell sick due to suspected water contamination in different parts of the state were ... Read more...

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Construction major to invest $8.3 bn in Gujarat projects

January 12th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A leading construction and infrastructure development company Monday signed deals worth $8.3 billion with the Gujarat government to develop a water front city and three pipeline projects ... Read more...

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Hillary’s Himalayan trust to receive humanitarian award

April 28th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr.28 (ANI): The Himalayan Trust will be recognised for four decades of volunteer work improving the lives of Sherpa communities in Nepal, by receiving the Variety International Humanitarian Award at ... Read more...

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