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Water Crisis
Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Archer digs well in parched Pinderbera

Arrows no longer whizz from Anil Lohar’s skillful bow. Instead, his hands are busy digging a well at the courtyard of his home, in hope of finding water someday.The 23-year-old from Pinderbera villa...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpdur

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

Flooded roads, fear of disease

Close to 200-odd families on the city’s outskirts have been stuck indoors since the cyclone because their locality is still flooded.Santosh Co-Operative Society, around 4.2km from Taratala Brace Bri...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.20

Assam: Parched beside a river

It is a matter of extreme urgency when a city harboured by the Brahmaputra continues to suffer from a worsening water crisis. This deepening crisis of water, particularly drinking water, exposes the S...
By Bhargabi Das in

North East  /  Published 15.03.20

Barak Valley reels under water crisis

Several villages in south Assam’s Barak Valley are suffering from an acute water crisis resulting in severe trouble for residents.In Cachar district’s Katigorah Assembly constituency, most of the ...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.20

Crisis triggers road blockade

Residents of Kendua and Karkend blocked the Dhanbad-Bokaro Road for more than five hours from 8.30am on Friday to protest against the electricity and water crisis triggered by the rationing of power s...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.03.20

Project in slow lane, 1 lakh stare at water crisis

Around 1 lakh residents of Bagbera, Harharguttu and Karandih will have no respite from drinking water crisis this summer because the Bagbera water project is set to miss the deadline once again.Execut...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.20

Helplines for water woes

The East Singhbhum district administration is gearing up to prepare an action plan to tackle water crisis in summer.On Tuesday evening, deputy commissioner (DC) Ravi Shankar Shukla directed all the 11...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.20

Durgapur faces water crisis

Residents here have started to feel the pinch of drinking water shortage even before summer sets in, leaving the civic body authorities in a spot of bother. The water scarcity has been sparked as the ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.02.20

Cells to combat water crisis in Jharkhand

State water resources and sanitation minister Mithilesh Thakur on Wednesday said the government had a blueprint in place to avert drinking water crisis in Jharkhand during summer. Speaking at the dayl...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.02.20

Summer-water action plan by March

Civic bodies will have to submit a plan by March 15 to the urban development department on coping with water scarcity during the summer.Urban development secretary Vinay Kumar Choubey on Wednesday dir...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi


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