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  • 2 Mar 2009- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE Investors are reportedly shying away from Bangalore due to water supply constraints, calling into question the state government's water management policy as well as the professional caliber of the personnel involved in the
  • 2 Feb 2009- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE Foreign companies registered in India are eligible to participate in an international tender being floated by the City Municipal Council of Bhadravathi in south Karnataka state for a $33,564 million USD project to provide an underground
  • 26 Jan 2009- 19:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE VV ith the federal elections due all over India in the first quarter of this year, the government machinery in Karnataka has been gearing up to boost development of infrastructure, including water-related projects in the state. These
  • 15 Dec 2008- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE The government of the south Indian state of Karnataka is seeking $308 million USD from the World Bank to implement drinking water projects. The funds would be used for projects to supply water to 15 districts of the state that are
  • 17 Nov 2008- 23:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE I T firm Wipro has diversified into the water sector, with its new subsidiary, Wipro Water. Wipro's entry into the water business was through acquisition of Aquatech Industries Pvt. Ltd. and its sister companies. The move comes as
  • 21 Oct 2008- 01:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE The state of Karnataka is going to replace all drinking water and drainage pipes in Bangalore in a phased manner over the next two years. A $300 million USD plan has been prepared under the federal Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban
  • 29 Sep 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Holding Company for Potable Water and Sanitary Sewers last week approved construction of three potable water filtering units in the Upper (southern) Egyptian governorate of Qena, according to governorate officials. The first unit will
  • 1 Sep 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE Karnataka state is working to attract U.S. companies to invest in Karnataka's multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects, including water supply projects, in Special Economic Zones in Bangalore and other parts of the state. During
  • 25 Aug 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE The Karnataka government has several industrial and infrastructure projects on the drawing board, collectively worth over $3.1 billion USD, that will require enormous amounts of water to make happen. The state high-level clearance
  • 11 Aug 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE As part of its plan to boost water supply to the parched districts of Kolhar and Bijapur in northern Karnataka, the Karnataka Urban Water Supply and Drainage Board in Dharwad, 435 kilometers northwest of Bangalore, has launched a major
  • 28 Jul 2008- 20:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE A university devoted exclusively to higher studies on water-related issues will be launched during 2009-2010 somewhere in south India to address the problem of skilled manpower shortage in the country's water sector. This was
  • 21 Jul 2008- 20:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board will tender projects worth around $13.78 million USD for the manufacture and supply of water pipes, automated water meters and other spare parts required for commissioning new pipelines and
  • 7 Jul 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE With Bangalore facing a 41 percent shortfall in its water supply — or 870 million liters daily against a requirement of 1,219 million liters per day — the newly installed Bharatiya-Janata Party-led government of Karnataka has announced a
  • 16 Jun 2008- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE The south Indian state of Karnataka will spend $1 billion on augmenting Bangalore's water supply capacity from 890 million liters per day to more than 1,100 million liters per day by 2010, one year ahead of the previous 2011 target
  • 26 May 2008- 22:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent India, BANGALORE — It has now been confirmed that the rise in the incidence of communicable diseases in Bangalore is due to contaminated water and not the result of consuming spoilt food, according to the official findings of the Public Health Institute

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