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Water Shortage
Jharkhand  /  Published 22.03.21

On World Water Day, Jharia's trauma

As the world celebrates water day on Monday, more than one lakh residents of Jharia are being forced to remain awake for the entire night, waiting for water to which comes during the odd hou...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 04.02.21

Supply cut, farmers trek 100km with water

Over 3,000 farmers from 36 villages in Bulandshahr district began a march on foot towards the Ghazipur border on Wednesday afternoon, many of them carrying water in steel urns on their heads. The far...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 17.06.19

Girish Karnad's death is an irreparable loss

Sir — India has lost one of the most eminent personalities with the death of Girish Karnad. One cannot forget his film, Nishant, which advocated the dismantling of feudalism or Manthan, which was ba...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 20.06.19

Chennai hotels ration water

Hotels in Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million faces its worst shortage in years.All four reservoirs that supply Chennai ha...
By Reuters in Chennai

Education  /  Published 16.07.19

People worry about climate change only in peak summer

YESBlame gameWhen the sweltering heat gets on our nerves, only then do we remember climate change. But no, we don’t blame ourselves for using air conditioners even at times when there’s no need, u...
By The Telegraph

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West Bengal  /  Published 24.06.19

Water woes deepen on Calcutta fringes

More than 350 deep tube wells installed by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation continue to draw underground water to meet the increasing demand. Forty-five of the 369 deep tube wells were dug in the la...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.19

Water crisis follows demand spurt

Large parts of south Calcutta are reeling from water shortage which civic engineers are attributing to an increase in consumption because of the heat and humidity.Residents of places around Gariahat s...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.19

We have failed at even basic water management

Look for Mawlynnong on the map of Meghalaya. It’s a village relatively close to Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram, and is one of the wettest places on earth. But the villagers there often run out of water ...
By Pinaki Roy


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