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Drinking Water
West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.19

Make every drop count

Did you know that a building near IA Market has been recycling rainwater and using it to flush their toilets for the last 13 years? Or that an FC Block resident has been purifying rainwater at his hou...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.18

Watershed: 24x7 water in Asansol

The Asansol Municipal Corporation has taken up a Rs 40-crore project to supply drinking water 24x7 to 35,000 homes in the town and nearby areas, including Kulti, Jamuria and Raniganj.Fourteen overhead...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.09.19

Dhanbad crackdown on bottled water units

Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) on Monday launched a crackdown on local companies selling “purified” bottled water, only to find that they had been supplying untested water and operating ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Health  /  Published 07.01.20

Drink more water

Water is pretty boring, as far as beverages go. It doesn’t have a catchy jingle, a secret family recipe or even a taste, really. Yet people can’t seem to get enough of it.“I get people in my off...
By Catherine LeClair/NYTNS in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

Scurry to ensure water after cave-in

The Bankura district administration and PHE engineers are working together on a war footing to supply drinking water to a dozen villages in the Sarenga block where an overhead reservoir collapsed on W...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in

North East  /  Published 01.11.19

Karimganj reels under water crisis

Residents of Karimganj town in Assam’s Barak Valley have expressed concern over the shortage in drinking water supply, which the public health engineering (PHE) department said was caused by the sho...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.06.19

Gift of chilled drinking water across Dhanbad district

Mayor Chandrashekhar Agarwal on Sunday inaugurated eight drinking water kiosks across the district put up by the civic body in association with a social organisation, Marwari Youth Brigade.The kiosks ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Bihar deaths: Villages that kids have fled

The moment you enter Harvanshpur Banthu, you get an eerie feeling of something being amiss. It dawns on you a while later: there are no children playing or giggling in the alleyways, none to stare at ...
By Dev Raj in Harvanshpur Banthu

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.19

Pipe leaks spur water woes

Over 5,000 households on the eastern fringe of the steel city are being deprived of drinking water for weeks because the main pipeline of a Rs 108 crore water project, commissioned barely a month ago ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 24.05.19

May Dutee Chand's courage inspire others

Sir — Fame should be accompanied by a sense of responsibility. Most public icons in India seem unaware of this. Dutee Chand is a notable exception. The ace sprinter decided to make public her sexual...
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