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Centre talks of keeping SYL canal ready as Punjab, Haryana stick to their stands

Union water resources minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Tuesday said the SYL could be completed and kept ready while discussions on water sharing continue and the final formula could be decided later
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Updated on Aug 19, 2020 01:56 AM IST
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No one paying up for 38% potable water in Chandigarh

Leakages, water theft leading to losses; MC commissioner says 24-hour water supply project under Smart City Limited will plug them
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Updated on Mar 03, 2020 12:54 AM IST
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Chandigarh’s Sec-39 facility receives 9 MGD from Kajauli waterworks

Another 20 MGD water to be received through a new 40km pipeline within a week
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Updated on Aug 29, 2019 12:50 AM IST
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Tap water to each household by 2024, says Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

“The status of tap water in the country is 18% which has to be taken up to 100%,’’ Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said as he met state water conservation ministers.
Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Tuesday said the Centre has set a target of providing tap water to every household by 2024.(AFP File Photo)
Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Tuesday said the Centre has set a target of providing tap water to every household by 2024.(AFP File Photo)
Published on Jun 11, 2019 11:54 PM IST
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To clean India, invest in water conservation

The Northeastern part of India is doing well in the Swachh Bharat Mission. But an emerging water crisis in the Himalayas could reduce the gains made
A groom comes out from a toilet as brides stand at the venue for a mass wedding ceremony, Ramlila Ground, New Delhi(REUTERS)
A groom comes out from a toilet as brides stand at the venue for a mass wedding ceremony, Ramlila Ground, New Delhi(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 06, 2019 04:25 PM IST
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Delhi to see 15-20% increase in water availability by 2020: Kejriwal

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said his government is starting several projects to increase water availability in the capital by 15 to 20% over the next two years and by 50% in five years.
The chief minister, who inspected the Coronation Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in North Delhi’s Burari, said such projects would put an end to the city’s water woes.(Getty Images)
The chief minister, who inspected the Coronation Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in North Delhi’s Burari, said such projects would put an end to the city’s water woes.(Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 10, 2018 02:59 PM IST
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Elephant dies of ‘thirst’ in Haldwani range

A female elephant, about 40 years of age, was found dead in Haldwani range of the Tanda forest on Wednesday
Rivers and streams dry up during summer months in Haldwani range posing problems for the animals.(HT File)
Rivers and streams dry up during summer months in Haldwani range posing problems for the animals.(HT File)
Updated on Apr 25, 2018 10:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Haldwani | ByAbhinav Madhwal

20 mn tonnes of potential food production hit by land degradation

According to a ministry-sponsored report, the total cost of land degradation, desertification and drought was 2.54% of India’s GDP in 2014-15.
Degradation, desertification and drought erode the quality of land and adversely impact productivity, biodiversity and water availability.(File Photo)
Degradation, desertification and drought erode the quality of land and adversely impact productivity, biodiversity and water availability.(File Photo)
Updated on Apr 24, 2018 11:51 PM IST
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