Latest News on Borewells
Showing of 0 - 10 from 19 results
Borewells - Total results - 19
Jan 14, 2018
Marathwada Diary: High amounts of fluoride in groundwater continue to threaten drought-hit Nanded villagesSawarkhed's groundwater contains fluoride. This is a chemical that is naturally present in soil, rocks and groundwater. But in concentrated form, it can be extremely harmful.
Aug 16, 2017
Andhra Pradesh: Two-year-old trapped in borewell for 11 hours rescued by NDRF, policeA two-year-old boy, who fell into a borewell in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district, was rescued after an 11-hour long operation, police said on Wednesday.
Jul 04, 2017
Masaurhi women pray for normal monsoon after Bihar faces 49 percent rain deficitAfter waiting for the last two weeks, women of Masaurhi block in Patna district resorted to the final option of offering prayer to the Rain God for good monsoon.
Jun 25, 2017
Infant stuck in Telangana borewell pulled out dead after 58 hours of rescue operationsRescue workers on Sunday pulled out dead a 14-month girl who had slipped into an open borewell in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district on Thursday
Jun 22, 2017
Toddler falls into borewell in Telangana's Vikarabad district; rescue work in progressA one-and-half-year-old girl accidentally fell into an open borewell in neighbouring Vikarabad district of Telangana this evening
Jun 17, 2017
Marathwada Diary: Unregulated borewell economy in Osmanabad exploits farmers' desperationDue to the daily struggle for water, the villagers in Marathwada, Maharashtra have become hugely preoccupied with borewells.
Apr 25, 2017
Karnataka: 6-year-old trapped in borewell for 54 hours pulled out deadThe girl was stuck at a depth of around 30 feet in the 400-feet borewell and the rescue team had located the hands of Kaveri, last evening.
Apr 24, 2017
Karnataka borewell accident: Rescue operations to save 6-year-old still on after 24 hoursA 6-year-old girl, who fell into a borewell in Karnataka's Belagavi district on Saturday evening, is yet to be rescued 24 hours after the incident.
May 02, 2016
Maharashtra: Boy rescued from borewell dies on the way to Pune hospitalHopes turned into despair for the family of a boy who was rescued from a 200-feet borewell in Mandanwan village but died on his way to a hospital.
Apr 19, 2016
Marathwada drought: Just 3% water left in dams, panicky state bans more borewellsWith only 3% water left in dams of drought-hit Marathwada, state to ban digging of borewells below 200 feet to check further depletion of ground water.