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Water Supply
West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.20

Rundown on restoration work

The Bengal government on Tuesday sought to offer clarity on relief and restoration operations across 16 districts that felt the impact of Cyclone Amphan with a statement on the measures undertaken to ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

Power and water protests

Several pockets of the city remained without power and water for the fifth consecutive day, since Cyclone Amphan passed, on Monday. People took to the streets to protest the delay in restoration of po...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.20

Bamboo poles to the rescue

Bamboo poles have to be installed as an ad-hoc measure to take forward electric cables that were tied around fallen poles to restore power supply, civic officials said on Sunday.The officials said ere...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.20

Water supply hit as power was turned off

Water supply in several parts of Calcutta was affected on Thursday as the Calcutta Municipal Corporation could not operate water treatment plants between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning because...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.20

Water is the only cheer this summer

This summer, coal town residents may not have to wrestle for water.And that is because all the water bodies in the district — Maithon Lake, the Damodar river and Topchanchi Lake — from which water...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 29.03.20

Plea to fix water supply plant

Residents of Bagherkona and Murabasti have sought the intervention of the authorities concerned in connection with alleged improper functioning of the Bagherkona water supply plant for the past two to...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.02.20

Minister allays water worry

Rukka Dam has sufficient water for the needs of the state capital in summer, drinking water and sanitation minister Mithilesh Thakur said on Tuesday after inspecting the 49-year-old dam on the Subarn...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 05.01.20

Deep water crisis

India is in deep water, ironically, as its groundwater aquifers run dry. The Niti Aayog has predicted that this year, 21 Indian cities will run out of groundwater, accounting for 63 per cent of all ir...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.19

Empty coffers, dry taps in Bagbera

Over 3,000 families in Bagbera locality of the city are going without water since Monday evening as utility company Jusco snapped its power connection to a pump-house in Bistupur from where drinking w...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 30.12.19

Pact inked with firm for water

The Assam Water Supply and Sewerage Board signed an agreement with Jindal Water Infrastructure Ltd to supply 24 hours drinking water in Dibrugarh town. Town and country planning minister Atul Bora was...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati


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