Calcutta  /  Published 22.09.20

CMC budget focus on solid waste, water

Solid waste management and water supply were allocated the maximum share of funds in the Calcutta Municipal Corporation budget presented on Tuesday. Solid waste management has been allocated Rs 606 c...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.20

Hatia: no more water rationing

Over two lakh residents dependent on the Hatia dam for water supply for domestic use can heave a sigh of relief as the authorities have decided to end water rationing effective from Wednesday.  ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.20

Rain racks Mirik

A number of localities at Mirik in Darjeeling district were waterlogged and minor landslides occurred after a sudden bout of heavy rain on Monday. A road that connects the town from Alley Ground &mda...
By Bireswar Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Hakim says three years to solve water problem

A borough chairperson of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation complained about scarcity of water in Tollygunge at a meeting of ward coordinators on Friday, but board of administrators’ chairman Fi...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.09.20

Work begins on Jharia water project

This apart, JMADA also supplies around 25 lakh litre water per day to various parts of Katras, like Katras Bazar, Rani Bazar, Malkera Sijua, through the Topchanchi lake constructed way back in 1924. ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.20

Dealing with the deluge: Floods in India

The last few months have been the most challenging for India as it has faced a multitude of challenges such as Covid-19, earthquakes, cyclones, a locust attack, heat wave, lightning deaths and floods....
By Yashobanta Parida, Joyita Roy Chowdhury, Parul Bhardwaj in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.08.20

Leak triggers drinking water crisis

A couple of underground water pipes have leaked in Salt Lake, near the stadium, triggering a drinking water crisis in several blocks of Sector III of the township.  The leaks were detected about...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.08.20

Award for Jharkhand check-dam

“It is a proud moment for the district and has been achieved due to the participation of all stakeholders, especially rural communities and gram sabhas even in remote blocks of the district. We ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.08.20

Damodar water project ready

Cash-strapped Jharkhand Mineral Area Development Authority (JMADA), the oldest civic body of the district, is preparing a proposal to take over a Rs 365-crore scheme to distribute Damodar river water ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 24.08.20

Rains trigger severe traffic jam

Tens of thousands of vehicles were stranded in central Calcutta on Monday — the picture reminiscent of the days before the lockdown when commuting in the heart of the city was often a nightmare....
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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