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While bathing and drinking water has not been a major concern for most of them, using the toilets has been.(PTI)

No toilets, a sanitation challenge at farmer agitation sites in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 12:50 AM IST
With no toilets made available for them at the city’s borders, the farmers are compelled to either use empty plots and agricultural fields or are at the mercy of the goodwill of local residents, fuel stations owners and a few businesses that have remained open around them.
The lawyer and his family atop the water tank.(HT PHOTO)
The lawyer and his family atop the water tank.(HT PHOTO)

Lawyer, kin remain perched atop water tank to protest brother’s kidnapping

Hinduustan Times, Prayagraj | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 09, 2020 10:08 AM IST
Unable to convince them ro come down, officials provided them water, blankets and a power bank for keeping their mobile phone charged so that they continue communication
The assistant professor had gone to Gurugram but his body was found in his car near Kanheli village on the Jhajjar-Rohtak road around 6pm on Wednesday. An hour later, his wife left their house with their two daughters. The elder survived, while the younger was found dead with the mother on Thursday morning.(For representational purpose only)
The assistant professor had gone to Gurugram but his body was found in his car near Kanheli village on the Jhajjar-Rohtak road around 6pm on Wednesday. An hour later, his wife left their house with their two daughters. The elder survived, while the younger was found dead with the mother on Thursday morning.(For representational purpose only)

Hours after Rohtak assistant professor’s body found in car, wife allegedly commits suicide with daughter

Hindustan Times, Karnal | By Neeraj Mohan, Karnal
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 05:21 PM IST
Incident comes to light on Thursday morning after the elder daughter, who is 11 years old and the lone survivor, informs local residents
The MC notice was issued last week on the complaint of a local resident, Ashok Rai, on whose plot (about 780 yards) the illegal construction was made during the lockdown.(HT Photo)
The MC notice was issued last week on the complaint of a local resident, Ashok Rai, on whose plot (about 780 yards) the illegal construction was made during the lockdown.(HT Photo)

3-storeyed illegal building comes up in McLeodganj under MC’s nose

Hindustan Times/Dharamshala | By Naresh K Thakur, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2020 12:57 AM IST
Located 250 metres from the Dalai Lama’s residence, Tibetan-origin hotel owner gets notice for not only encroaching land but also building structure without civic body and town planning department’s approval
School children in Odisha on water tank.(HT)
School children in Odisha on water tank.(HT)

School children in Odisha climb water tank to bridge digital divide on education

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar/Raipur/Ranchi | By Debabrata Mohanty and Ritesh Mishra
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2020 01:39 PM IST
“The BSNL tower in our village is useless for joining the online class. If I climb the water tank, then I manage to get a faint network of Airtel 4G tower 12 km from our village. Sometime I also climb the Mahul tree to catch the airtel network from the tree,” said Roul.
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Leopard with severed paw falls into 15-ft empty water tank in Panchkula, rescued

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yuvraj Kaushal, Panchkula
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 11:33 PM IST
The incident was reported from Tikri village in Morni block of the district at around 10.15am following which the local police and wildlife teams reached the spot
Bhopal has registered 571 Covid-19 patients so far out of whom 16 have died. As per organisations of the tragedy survivors at least 15 of the deceased were the gas tragedy victims.(PTI)
Bhopal has registered 571 Covid-19 patients so far out of whom 16 have died. As per organisations of the tragedy survivors at least 15 of the deceased were the gas tragedy victims.(PTI)

Govt sets up 21 health centres for screening of Bhopal gas tragedy victims

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2020 10:32 PM IST
Bhopal Gas Tragedy survivors organisations had been demanding since the number of deaths in the state capital rose alarmingly that all the survivors be screened given their being prone to contracting coronavirus.
Divisional railway manger, GM Singh, said they were sorting out the discrepancies in the buildings of which water supply was also one of them(HT PHOTO)
Divisional railway manger, GM Singh, said they were sorting out the discrepancies in the buildings of which water supply was also one of them(HT PHOTO)

3 years after being built, railway quarters in Chandigarh await occupants

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rachna Verma, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2020 01:19 AM IST
Divisional president of Uttariya Railway Mazdoor Union (URMU), Ashok Kumar, said delay in allotment of quarters is causing many problems for the emergency staff or 24 x 7 staff, who live far way
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Rajasthan CM Gehlot says concerned for woman who climbed water tank over exam dates for lecturer recruitment

Jaipur | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2019 09:19 AM IST
Five girls had on Saturday evening climbed on a water tank in Jagatpura here and issued a video message addressed to Gehlot demanding extension of the examination dates.
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Tenders floated for canal-based drinking water project in Patiala

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2019 09:49 PM IST
With this, pure drinking water will be available round-the-clock, water-borne diseases can be prevented in the city; water tanks and treatment plant to be built
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Unemployed ETT-TET teachers accuse Punjab govt of apathy

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Avtar Singh, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON OCT 03, 2019 10:48 PM IST
A minor girl, who was allegedly gang-raped, committed suicide by jumping into a water tank in Rajasthan’s Barmer district(Representative Image)
A minor girl, who was allegedly gang-raped, committed suicide by jumping into a water tank in Rajasthan’s Barmer district(Representative Image)

Rajasthan minor kills herself after gang rape: Cops

Barmer | By Mukesh Mathrani
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2019 12:22 AM IST
Barmer acting superintendent of police Khiwn Singh Bhati, said the 15-year-old girl committed suicide on September 22, after which her parents lodged a case of unnatural death.
A 30-year-old man died after the wall of a hodi (water tank) collapsed on him at a house in Sector 83 on Monday morning(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A 30-year-old man died after the wall of a hodi (water tank) collapsed on him at a house in Sector 83 on Monday morning(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

1 dead, three injured after wall of water tank collapses in Gurugram

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2019 07:43 AM IST
Lal Singh, sub-inspector (SI), Vatika police post, said, “The tank was constructed of bricks. When the four men were taking a bath, one of the walls collapsed on them. The local residents rushed to the spot and rescued them.” He added that the wall was around six-feet tall and four-feet wide, adding that the residents were able to remove the wall quickly as it was not too heavy.
Seema, the daughter of the victim, points to a water tank in an under construction house in Sector-46, where her mother drowned, in Gurugram, India, on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Seema, the daughter of the victim, points to a water tank in an under construction house in Sector-46, where her mother drowned, in Gurugram, India, on Wednesday, July 10, 2019.(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

50-year-old woman drowns in tank at construction site

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2019 03:36 AM IST
The woman, identified by first name as Bhaagwati, was from Madhya Pradesh’s Chattarpur and had been living at under construction building for over six months with her husband.
A city-based NGO on Sunday launched the first ‘tree ambulance’.(AP Photo)
A city-based NGO on Sunday launched the first ‘tree ambulance’.(AP Photo)

Gurugram gets ambulance to care for its trees

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 07:28 AM IST
The ambulance will employ a full-time staff and will be CSR funded, said the NGO’s spokesperson on Sunday. “We will operate six days a week, of which five will involve field work and one will involve visiting residents’ welfare associations and societies,” said Sanjay Kaushik, the spokesperson.
As a result, people living in these areas are being forced to buy water from private tanker suppliers.(HT Photo)
As a result, people living in these areas are being forced to buy water from private tanker suppliers.(HT Photo)

Fed up with erratic water supply, Gurugram residents seek MCG chief’s help

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Dhananjay Jha
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 08:04 AM IST
The residents claimed that the water pressure, too, is very low — water tanks in individual houses are not getting filled up and causing crisis on a daily basis.
A 35-year-old woman in Rajasthan’s Kota allegedly drowned her six-month-old son in a water tank, police said Tuesday.(HT File)
A 35-year-old woman in Rajasthan’s Kota allegedly drowned her six-month-old son in a water tank, police said Tuesday.(HT File)

Woman drowns son, goes back to sleep. Later, joins husband in search ops

Kota (Rajasthan) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 08:20 AM IST
She allegedly committed the crime in deep sleep in the wee hours on Sunday, police said. The woman, identified as Deepika Gujjar, a resident of Saraswati Colony in the city, has been arrested under Section 302 of the IPC.
(Photo: Shutterstock)
(Photo: Shutterstock)

The way we were

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2019 06:52 PM IST
Childhood summers with Tintin, cricket, a new ice lolly
Police claim the arrested man killed three minor girls in Telangana and a woman in Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh.(Representative Photo)
Police claim the arrested man killed three minor girls in Telangana and a woman in Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh.(Representative Photo)

Telangana man raped, killed 3 girls, dumped bodies in wells

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 09:58 AM IST
Police said the alleged killer attempted to wipe out evidences by dumping the dead bodies of three minor girls in abandoned wells outside the village in Yadadri Bhongir district .
An 18-year-old labourer died on Sunday afternoon, while a 28-year-old man was injured after the wall of an under-construction water tank collapsed at Indira Nagar in Kandivli (West).(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
An 18-year-old labourer died on Sunday afternoon, while a 28-year-old man was injured after the wall of an under-construction water tank collapsed at Indira Nagar in Kandivli (West).(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

18-yr-old dead as water tank wall collapses in Mumbai’s Kandivli

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2019 07:38 AM IST
The deceased, Ramesh Ming, was rushed to Oscar Hospital by the police, but was declared dead on arrival. The other victim, Sumit Lakda, is hospitalised and is reportedly in a stable condition.
Modi Sprinklers(HT)
Modi Sprinklers(HT)

Narendra Modi pichkari, Yogi mask lure buyers this Holi

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 19, 2019 12:06 PM IST
Modi pichkari, which is in high demand, ranges from Rs. 50 to Rs. 200 while Yogi mask costs Rs. 30. With Priyanka Gandhi’s debut in active politics, some stuff, including water tank and colour is available on some stalls
The spot where BMC staff died while working.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
The spot where BMC staff died while working.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Mumbai civic staffer dies while cleaning water pipeline

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2019 11:27 PM IST
Four others were also injured at August Kranti Maidan near Nana Chowk on Saturday night
The Delhi high court sought responses from the Delhi government, the founder of Ryan International School, Augustine Francis Pinto, and its trustees on the plea by Ramhet Meena, whose son Devansh’s body was discovered in the water tank at the Vasant Kunj branch on January 3, 2016(Mint Photo)
The Delhi high court sought responses from the Delhi government, the founder of Ryan International School, Augustine Francis Pinto, and its trustees on the plea by Ramhet Meena, whose son Devansh’s body was discovered in the water tank at the Vasant Kunj branch on January 3, 2016(Mint Photo)

High Court notice to South Delhi school on child death

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 11:18 PM IST
Devansh’s parents had earlier filed a police complaint alleging that negligence by the school had caused the death.
Over that week, we’d found eight tankers but no clue to who’d been decorating them.(HT PHOTO)
Over that week, we’d found eight tankers but no clue to who’d been decorating them.(HT PHOTO)

Mumbaiwale: Who’s been decorating the water tankers in Fort?

Hindustan Times | By Rachel Lopez
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2019 03:43 PM IST
They’re bright yellow, sport kitschy designs and slogans, and there’s a mysterious hashtag involved
While civic body has already raised Rs 200 crore, it is looking to raise more money through bonds in phase-wise manner for the project.(HT/PHPTO)
While civic body has already raised Rs 200 crore, it is looking to raise more money through bonds in phase-wise manner for the project.(HT/PHPTO)

24x7 water plan underway in Pune, more funds needed

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Abhay Khairnar
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 03:18 PM IST
A year after the Pune municipal corporation (PMC) raised Rs 200 crore through municipal bonds for the 24x7 water supply scheme, the civic body now needs more funds to kick-start the project, which it will raise through bonds
The incident took place outside the house of Saleem, an auto driver living in the colony for past 12 years. (Representational Photo)(AP)
The incident took place outside the house of Saleem, an auto driver living in the colony for past 12 years. (Representational Photo)(AP)

Three-year-old boy dies after falling into 5-foot-deep open drain in Loni

Hindustan Times, Noida | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2018 03:16 PM IST
The incidents of children falling into drains have been recurrent in the district. In Loni, a two-and-half-year-old girl died after falling into an open drain in December in Mustafabad colony area. Another boy fell and died in an open water tank in Ashok Vihar in Loni.
(Image for representation)
(Image for representation)

Siblings drown in house water tank in Patiala

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2018 09:44 AM IST
The duo was taking a bath in the tank and other family members were inside the house.
The dead man's body.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The dead man's body.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

3 killed in tank constructed at makeshift factory in Ghaziabad

Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal, Ghaziabad
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 04:16 AM IST
Three persons died when they went inside a water tank — where they stored vegetables — inside a makeshift pickle-making factory in Daulat Nagar area of Loni on Sunday morning
Health inspector checking water sample from one of the taps at Ludhiana railway station on Monday(HT Photo)
Health inspector checking water sample from one of the taps at Ludhiana railway station on Monday(HT Photo)

Beware! Water you drink at Ludhiana railway station is not safe

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Hitesh Jain, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 01:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times has a copy of the report, in which the health department has given ‘unsatisfactory’ status to the collected samples.
Water supply to Uthalsar and other areas near Khopat will be affected.
Water supply to Uthalsar and other areas near Khopat will be affected.

Water cut in parts of Thane city after pipe bursts in Khopat

Hindustan Times | By Megha Pol, Thane
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2018 03:01 PM IST
The outlet pipe of Siddheshwar water tank burst, flooding Patilwadi; pipe repaired, but tank will take time to refill.
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