Water Conservation
Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.20

Waste not, want not policy at Dhanbad institute

Projects to harvest rainwater and utilise treated sewage water for gardening are being implemented at the Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, in view of the need to conse...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.12.19

From mosquito dens to colourful tree guards

Abandoned overhead water tanks, that were until now the ideal breeding sites for mosquitoes, are being turned into catching structures that will not only spread awareness on key issues but also act as...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpdur

Opinion  /  Published 08.09.19

Green buildings: The State must support R&D

Global warming is a concern worldwide, and the negative environmental effects of buildings — through energy consumption, carbon emission, raw material use and waste — are well-known. A growing wor...
By Bidisha Biswas in

India  /  Published 01.07.19

Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Government launches scheme to save water

The Narendra Modi government on Monday kicked off a water conservation scheme that would focus on renovation of water bodies, regulating industrial consumption, harvesting rainwater and reuse of waste...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.11.19

Call for water meter to curb wastage

By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.06.19

Water push from PM Modi to panchayat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his radio show on Sunday played the audio message of a panchayat sarpanch from Hazaribagh who had responded to his letter pushing for rainwater conservation, and ch...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 22.07.19

Every-litre-counts water campaign

Human Resource Development minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ wants each of the approximately 10 crore “adult” children in India to save one litre of water every day as part of the water cons...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.09.19

Reinventing urban India

The latest Intergovernmental report by the Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) makes for bleak reading. It reveals that the health of our ecosystems on which we and ...
By Manit Rastogi in

India  /  Published 15.08.19

PM Narendra Modi bats for ‘wealth creators’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday delivered his sixth and longest Independence Day speech, patting himself for scrapping Jammu and Kashmir’s special status but skirting the deepening concerns...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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