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Water Crisis
Jharkhand  /  Published 24.06.19

Ray of hope for Dhanbad's Topchanchi lake

Topchanchi Lake, that is fast losing its claim to fame as the primary water source for suburban Dhanbad due to shrinking water levels, could be revived by connecting it to another stream, a survey has...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.06.19

Voila, rainwater round the clock from taps

A residential apartment at Kanke Road has achieved what is almost unthinkable for the parched capital this summer.Satya Enclave Block B gets 24/7 water at a time most capital residents make do with a ...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.06.19

Water woes in Anandpuri

A severe crisis of water has thrown life out of whack in the Anandpuri Chowk area in the city. From students to workers to homemakers, every day is a fresh struggle for water for the roughly 7,000 peo...
By Jayesh Thaker in Ranchi

India  /  Published 08.06.19

Amid water crisis, the poor barred from hand pumps

A police complaint by a Dalit woman has highlighted how the two perennial problems of water shortage and social discrimination combine to torment the rural poor in Bundelkhand every summer.Sunita Devi...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.19

Mada offer for illegal water users

Cash-strapped civic body Mineral Area Development Authority (Mada), which supplies water to Jharia and Katras circles of Dhanbad, is all set to shore up its revenues by giving people with illegal wate...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.06.19

Lalu Prasad gets taste of water woes

Incarcerated RJD chief Lalu Prasad, undergoing treatment in the paying ward of RIMS, is among the roughly 1,500 patients at the hospital who have been hit by the water crisis rippling through the capi...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 06.06.19

We must rethink our water management philosophy

With the new government in place, it is now time for the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance dispensation to provide a concrete framework to some of its electoral pledges. One such promise ...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.05.19

Water woes peak in Dhanbad

Over five lakh residents of Dhanbad are facing acute water crisis since May 9 as the water supply department is unable to run pumps at Maithon due to a snag in a power transformer. Though, supply was...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 11.05.19

Water crisis in Barak, Internet off

Residents of this town facing a drinking water crisis owing to damage of the main pipe after a clash over Friday prayers here which left a youth dead and led to clamping of indefinite curfew. Internet...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.04.19

Bidyut confident, his ‘ideal’ village isn’t sure

Residents of Bangurda are proud that sitting MP Bidyut Baran Mahto had adopted their village bordering Bengal to turn it into an “adarsh gram”, but they are unsure who to vote for on May 12 when t...
By Animesh Bisoee in Patamda(EastSinghbhum)


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