Piyush Goyal says railways to get cracking on harvesting rainwater at stations, hails Network18's Mission Paani initiative
Union minister Piyush Goyal, in a recent interview with CNN-News18, said the Indian Railways would "get cracking" on rainwater harvesting at stations.
Mission Paani: Centuries-old water conservation practices in Nagaland ensure sufficient supply for daily use, agriculture
While water retention is a very difficult task in hilly regions, the northeast experiences extreme flooding in the monsoons and water scarcity during many of the non-rainy months.
'Mann Ki Baat' 2.0: Devoid of rival bashing, Narendra Modi connects with grassroots, praises non-BJP states for steps to conserve water
In the first episode of 'Mann Ki Baat' 2.0, he picked up the threads he had left before the nation got consumed in the General Election.
'Mann ki Baat' address: Narendra Modi urges people to conserve every drop as water crisis looms large over India
During Mann ki Baat, Narendra Modi also commented on his trip to the Kedarnath Temple in Uttarakhand right before the counting day, and said that his secluded time in the cave allowed him to compensate for the emptiness caused by not being able to address the nation.
Day not far when potable water will be rationed resource, warns Jal Shakti Ministry; predicts 'Day Zero'-like situation for 17 states
'Day Zero' literally means a situation when the government is forced to shut off the taps and strictly ration water for public and industrial use
RS discusses water issue amid Tamil Nadu crisis; Centre promises clean drinking water for every household by 2024
The Rajya Sabha held a short-duration discussion on water crisis in the country, during which members suggested a slew of steps like river interlinking, district-specific blueprint for water conservation and speedy approval for rainwater harvesting projects.
'Can't forget dark days': Addressing Lok Sabha on 44th anniversary of Emergency, PM takes Congress to task
Prime Minister Narendra Modi used the fact that Tuesday was the anniversary of the Emergency to remind Congress of its political misadventures
Narendra Modi castigates Congress over Emergency and Shah Bano case in Lok Sabha, praises voters for electing 'stable govt'
Modi said the NDA was given a chance to rule in 2014 as the people thought it was a way of escaping from the UPA regime.
District Magistrate's push for revival of wells, ponds brings hope in Banda; 471 gram panchayats join movement
Banda DM Heera Lal's ‘Kuan-Talab Jivao Abhiyaan’ initiative to revive the natural and man-made water bodies has started a movement in the district with 471 gram panchayats taking matters into own hands to recharge groundwater in their areas
Goa environmentalists cheer Pramod Sawant's proposal for rain harvesting, raising ground water level
t the NITI Ayog's meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, Sawant said his government would take steps to ensure proper rainwater harvesting to overcome scarcity in the state. Karnataka and Goa, the riparian states of Mahadayi, have been locked in a bitter battle over the sharing of water of the river. Environmentalist Sachin Tendulkar said that the focus should be on rainwater recharge in higher reaches and foothills of the state through micro watershed-based approach.
Per capita availability of water has fallen, need to ensure clean drinking water for every household by 2024, says Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Shekhawat
Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Tuesday asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is committed to providing clean drinking water to every household by the year 2024.
Ajoy Mehta is new Maharashtra chief secy: Ex-BMC commissioner faces challenge of bailing state out of water crisis
The current drought situation in Maharashtra is grimmer than faced by the state in 1972, as farmers in various districts have reportedly lost all their crop and are facing water shortage. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar alleged that 95 percent of the farmers have not received the benefit of the central government's crop insurance scheme.
If those that are most affected by lack of water do not care to vote for its proper management, the future looks bleak.
Science vs paan stains: How a team from a Mumbai college has used genetic engineering to clean spatter
Dr Mayuri Rege and her team of students from Mumbai's Ruia College have been lauded internationally for their innovative research on removing paan stains using bio-engineered bacteria.
The capital is losing water from its surface reserves as well as underground.
Khushveer Singh Jojawar wins Assembly poll from Marwar Junction seat; Rajasthan water warrior was sidelined by Congress
Jojawar’s story as a water warrior began in 1995, when the monsoon failed and the water table plummeted.
The MoUs will help boost cooperation between Punjab and Israel in areas such as water conservation as well as agricultural research and education
BSE Institute signs pact with Israel's Sasha Infra to promote startups and entrepreneurs in water conservation space
Sasha Infrastructure represents several water tech companies from Israel, while BSE Institute is a wholly owned subsidiary of leading stock exchange BSE
A five-year drought has forced the country's most important bodies of water to shrink.