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  • 13 Nov 2020- 10:55 by Local Press Report SOPORE The Kashmir Walla Scores of residents including women of Bagh-e-Islam of Sopore area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday staged a protest against Jal Shakti department for ‘failing’ to provide them regular water supply. The protesters
  • 15 Oct 2020- 07:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank have signed a loan agreement for the second phase of the Madhya Pradesh Urban Services Improvement Project, following an original loan of $275 Million USD signed in 2017. The new $270
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:25 by Local Press Report PANAJI Business Standard Goa has become the first state in the country to provide 100 per cent tap water connections in rural areas covering 2.30 lakh households, the Jal Shakti Ministry said on Friday. The government's Jal Jeevan Mission aims to
  • 15 Oct 2020- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India In a video conversation between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and CEO of Denmark’s Vestas Wind Systems, Henrik Andersen, Modi speculated that wind turbines could produce water out of thin air. Andersen smiles and replies that
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:26 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Hindustan Times The Jal Shakti ministry will launch a 100-day campaign under the Jal Jeevan Mission on Mahtama Gandhi’s birth anniversary on Friday to ensure safe piped water supply to schools and anganwadi centres across the country. Unveiling the
  • 23 Sep 2020- 07:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat GANDHINAGAR, India Suicide and water availability at both extremes are examined in a new collaborative study. The assessment randomly selected rural areas in India, defined to have a population of less than 5,000 and where more than 25 Percent of the male
  • 3 Sep 2020- 16:23 by Local Press Report CHENNAI The Times of India Microplastics, which escape Metro water’s filtering system, could end up in drinking water at Chennai homes as these particles of less than 5mm have been found in considerable quantities at the Red Hills reservoir, one of the four
  • 14 May 2020- 07:44 by Local Press Report HYDERABAD Hindustan Times The bonhomie between Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and his Andhra Pradesh counterpart Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy in the last one year seems all but over as the two states brace for a fight over the Krishna river waters.
  • 5 May 2020- 09:41 by Staff- Water Diplomat TASHKENT, Uzbekistan More than 90,000 people have been evacuated in eastern Uzbekistan and in the south of neighbouring Kazakhstan after a 1 May breach in the Sardoba Dam on the Syr Darya river basin in Uzbekistan following heavy rainfall and high winds.
  • 10 Mar 2020- 10:40 by Local Press Report GUWAHATI The Sentinel Following the submission of a document — indicating construction of 40 dams and reservoirs by China on the upper stretches of the Brahmaputra Water Resources Minister Keshab Mahanta said that the State government is concerned over the
  • 3 Feb 2020- 07:59 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Bloomberg India will spend $50 billion to supply piped water to all households, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday. “Water stress related issues are now a serious concern across the country,” she said in her budget speech in
  • 2 Dec 2019- 08:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat DELHI, India The Supreme Court of India has ruled that the country’s citizens have a constitutional right to clean water and air, giving state governments six weeks to explain why they should not be held accountable for "failing to discharge their
  • 19 Nov 2019- 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India A new report from think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), "Water and Violence: Cyber Attacks and Cyber Warfare” identifies increasing vulnerability of physical infrastructure and the computer systems that operate it to cyber
  • 21 Aug 2019- 12:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan authorities August 19 warned that release of water from an upstream dam may cause flooding in Pakistan’s Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. The Indian-administered part of the majority-Muslim region, known as Jammu and
  • 21 Aug 2019- 14:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELHI, India In an India Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a need for definitive progress in addressing challenges of eliminating poverty and corruption, managing population growth and providing drinking water to all. Modi

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