Water Crisis
Books  /  Published 03.01.22

Mridula Ramesh gets candid about her book

Mridula Ramesh ran out of water in her home in Madurai and that singular incident gave rise to a chain of actions that has now led us to a definitive book on the water crisis in India –– W...
By Shrestha Saha

News  /  Published 19.11.21

IIT Madras researchers’ new study might just make seawater drinkable

Results of the study show extremely useful in the design of novel reverse osmosis systems that utilise carbon nanotubes-based membranes ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 12.10.21

Kolkata: How water reaches your homes

Over the past few days, several households in the city received less than usual water. This happened because the water treatment plants of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) were forced to ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.21

1 lakh hit by water crisis in Jamuria

Over 1 lakh residents of a dozen municipal areas and adjoining villages in West Burdwan’s Jamuria are grappling with severe water crisis for over a week now, because the water treatment plant in...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Schoolgirl pedals 12km a day for water

Schoolgirl Toma Das, 15, cycles 12km every day to bring drinking water home in her North 24-Parganas village from a roadside PHE reservoir. In the last week of July, Toma, who studies in Class X Hulo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat


Jharkhand  /  Published 17.09.21

Water woes mar Vishwakarma Puja

The ongoing water crisis in Jharia caused due to deliberate perforation of pipelines of civic body Jharkhand Mineral Area Development Authority (JMADA) continued during the fourth day on Friday on Vis...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.21

Scan on Siliguri water crisis today

A three-member team of experts from the state public health engineering  department reached Siliguri on Tuesday to check out the problem in supplying drinking water across the city from the water...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.21

SMC plans new water intake point

The Siliguri Municipal Corporation has come up with a proposal for the installation of an alternative intake point through which water from the Mahananda canal can be routed to the treatment plant at ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 06.09.21

Silt deposits turn Siliguri taps dry

Around 10 lakh residents of Siliguri, the largest urban hub in north Bengal, are facing acute shortage in drinking water that is supplied by their civic body for about a week. The reason being huge s...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.08.21

STATE DIGEST: Fifth O2 train leaves for Bangladesh

Jamshedpur: The much-hyped cable-stayed bridge project at Govindpur locality of the steel city was shelved on Wednesday.  The bridge project which was modelled on Calcutta's Vidyasagar ...
By Our Bureau


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