PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 05:21 PM IST
That figure compared with Tuesday's 3.4 million, Monday's 8 million and Sunday's 9 million, or about a third of the state's population.
Hindustan Times, Kanpur | By Haidar Naqvi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 01:10 AM IST
Mata Teela supplies 110 MLD and 40 MLD through two waterworks plant and Pahuj provides 5.5 MLD to Jhansi and other areas.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 05, 2020 10:58 AM IST
While the climate crisis is the overarching challenge, delineate immediate priorities
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur | Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2020 08:16 PM IST
The Sunderbans is the world’s largest mangrove delta and home to more than 4.5 million people. It is spread over two districts - South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas and has 102 islands of which 54 are inhabited.
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2020 05:39 PM IST
From Behala in the south to Belgharia in the north, armed with placards, people blocked roads with empty buckets and utensils.
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By TR Vivek
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2020 12:59 AM IST
The crisis of 2019 was yet another reminder for Chennai that efficient use and prudent management of water resources were as important as big-ticket investments in desalination plants.
Hindustan Times | By Dipanjan Sinha
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2020 08:26 PM IST
The aim, they say, is to create batches of professionals who can work on mitigation as that becomes a priority across sectors.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 11:23 PM IST
The announcement came after a demand was raised by leader of opposition and AAP MLA Harpal Singh Cheema when the House started discussion on the Punjab Water Resources (Management and Regulation) Bill, 2020, which was introduced by irrigation minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria, on the second day of the two-day special assembly session
Hindustan Times | By KumKum Dasgupta
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 07:45 PM IST
The decision to focus on building community-managed decentralised water supply systems in rural areas is a welcome move
By Ajay Shankar
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 08:46 PM IST
If farmers see economic gains in switching to alternative crops, they will be encouraged. Policies must ensure this
By Aditi Mukherji
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 02:09 PM IST
India’s water woes, though, stem largely from its over-dependence on groundwater, and here, the climate links are less pronounced because underground aquifers take much longer to react to changes in temperature and rainfall
PTI, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 01:30 PM IST
CBSE has mandated schools to become “water efficient” within the next three years by adopting a policy of water management and conducting regular water audits.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2019 12:09 PM IST
A poor monsoon isn’t the real culprit. Our inefficient agriculture system is.
Hindustan Times | By Vanessa Viegas
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 03:38 PM IST
Smart phone-linked sensors, recycling waste water and literally making water from thin air: Apartment buildings are streamlining water conservation using technology.
Rohtak | By Sunil Rahar
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 06:02 AM IST
Modi said the ISRO’s lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, has once again united the nation. He added the last 100 seconds of the mission brought ISRO among the people.
livemint, New Delhi | By Utpal Bhaskar
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 02:18 PM IST
At the heart of the problem is sugarcane production, with 48.84 lakh hectares under cane cultivation in India. Experts believe that a fine balance needs to be maintained between India’s energy security needs and climate change concerns.
By Amitabh Kant
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2019 06:30 PM IST
While CSR activities have been geared towards water conservation, corporations must make it a top priority
Pimpalner/Wadavani | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 01:04 AM IST
Many farmers in the parched region have been destroying their crops as most of them cannot afford to buy water to irrigate their fields.
Panaji | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2019 01:23 PM IST
The recharge wells are the winning idea of GIM’s in-house ‘Sustainability Hackathon’ on water conservation and waste management practices.
New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2019 08:04 AM IST
In his first episode of “Mann Ki Baat” programme, after Lok Sabha elections, on June 30, Modi discussed various topics like emergency, water crisis and International Yoga Day.
By Navneet Rathore, Shimla
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 11:02 PM IST
The three main sources of water supply remain flooded with silt and debris, making it impossible for the Shimla Jal Prabhandan Nigam Limited (SJPNL) to pump water.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 12:28 PM IST
Somerville organised a host of activities to sensitise students such as a role play, A PowerPoint presentation, a mime and a street play
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji and Zia Haq
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 07:30 AM IST
The new steps will try to ensure more sustainable methods of cultivation, as large parts of the country routinely face water crises amid alarming levels of ground water depletion.
Hindustan Times | By Mayank Austen Soofi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 16, 2019 12:21 PM IST
A migrant looks back at potentially the primary reason behind his migration.
By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 12:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 06:41 PM IST
.The 1943 Bengal famine, following a missed monsoon, killed an estimated four million. In 2009, a drought year, the country managed to produce a million more tonne of foodgrains than it did in 2007, a normal year. This obviously has to do with better agricultural practices, leading to higher productivity.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2019 07:12 AM IST
The water ministry, a part of the CoS on agriculture and rural development, has pitched for less water for crops as a high priority issue. It has suggested production of alternative crops, a better irrigation system and financial incentives to farmers for optimal water usage.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2019 01:17 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said water is a national problem which needs to be discussed and resolved at national level.
Hindustan Times, Busnarwadi (Patoda) | By Shrinivas Deshpande
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2019 12:01 PM IST
According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Maharashtra’s Patoda has been facing severe water crisis even one month after the onset of monsoon.
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 09:46 PM IST
In her now-deleted tweet, Bedi on Sunday had blamed the water crisis in Tamil Nadu on “poor governance, corrupt politics, indifferent bureaucracy with highly selfish and cowardly attitude of the people”.