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  • 3 Jul 2019- 12:08 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI NDTV Megastar-politician Rajinikanth's younger daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth deleted a former tweet and issued a clarification after she found herself in the midst of a social media controversy as a photo of hers (now deleted) appeared to irk
  • 24 Jun 2019- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India The government of India says that it has begun to design its plan to provide clean drinking water to approximately 14 million households by 2024. The plan is part of the fulfilment of election campaign promises and follows the formation
  • 1 Jun 2019- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India's new government, under re-elected President Narendra Modi, has formed a new “Jal Shakti” ministry whose principal remit is to provide clean drinking water throughout India, fulfilling a campaign commitment. The new ministry
  • 19 May 2019- 12:36 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI NDTV With water storage in dams dropping to a "critical" level, the Centre has issued a "drought advisory" to Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Tamil Nadu, asking them to use water judiciously. The
  • 26 Apr 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Business Standard Parameswaran Iyer, Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, has said that the government is working on four verticals to achieve the target of ODF [Open Document Format] which include fecal sludge management, rural
  • 22 Apr 2019- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Multinational Tullow Oil is continuing negotiations to secure a water rights deal with officials of Turkana County in northern Kenya, for Kenya's first oil project, with a final investment decision expected by the end of the year.
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:16 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Hindu For thousands of communities across India, the process of getting drinking water is now the same as the process of getting cash: they head to an ATM. With 82 crore people who still do not have access to piped water and 70% of water in the
  • 10 Oct 2018- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Kenya's Council of Governors and Ministry of Water and Sanitation have intervened in the dispute between the city of Nairobi and the county of Murang'a over benefits to be derived from Ndakaini Dam (also known as Thika Dam)
  • 3 Oct 2018- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Following a protracted procurement dispute, the UK GBM Engineering Consortium has been confirmed as building contractor to Kenya's $2 Billion USD High Grand Falls Dam project on the country's Tana River. After months’ long
  • 25 Sep 2018- 10:42 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI PV Magazine India If India covers just one third of its major water reservoirs with floating solar installations, it could generate as much as 700 GW of solar power. However, it’s still early days for floating solar in the country, given the lack
  • 8 Sep 2018- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Manila, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $375 Million USD loan agreement with India to expand irrigation networks and system efficiency in the country's central state of Madhya Pradesh. The Madhya Pradesh Irrigation
  • 1 Aug 2018- 07:58 by Local Press Report NAIROBI ESI Africa Kenya's Geothermal Development Company (GDC) will commence with the operation of drilling wells in Baringo County, in search of steam power. The company’s general manager in-charge of drilling and infrastructure, George Kinyanjui, said
  • 15 Jun 2018- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India is suffering from "the worst water crisis" in its history according to a new report by the country's National Institution for Transforming India (also called NITI Aayog), a government think tank. The report, "
  • 31 May 2018- 10:32 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Standard Digital The national and county governments have entered into a deal with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) for supply of clean water to locals. The agreement will be expanded with time. Mr Irungu said the water project would be
  • 16 May 2018- 06:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India's Supreme Court May 16 rejected arguments from the state of Karnataka that finalization of the new draft Cauvery management scheme should be put on hold as the process of formation of a new government in the state is underway

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