Water Supply
West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

Leaks trigger water crisis

An underground pipe network in Salt Lake’s JD block sprang four leaks, triggering water crisis in at least seven blocks.At least two large puddles and several smaller ones have formed near the SN Bo...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.04.19

Water tanker relief for parched capital

RMC has started delivering water on the doorstep through tankers as hand pumps are rendered useless by the depleting water table in the wake of rising temperature. On Wednesday, residents of Dhurwa, M...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.04.19

Damaged water lines to delay project

Faulty laying of underground water supply pipes in densely populated Parsudih and its adjoining areas is likely to further delay the commissioning of the Bagbera-Chota Govindpur drinking water project...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.04.19

Election boycott on dry Jharia’s bucket list

For months now, a middle-aged resident of Rajmata Colony in Jharia is setting his daily alarm at 3am so as to wake up, and together with his wife, turn on the taps and fill water in all buckets, tanks...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.19

Pipe sealed for Metro shaft

A four-decade-old water pipe under Lenin Sarani was sliced from the middle and sealed on Saturday to make way for an East-West Metro evacuation shaft.The Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRC), the im...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.03.19

Coal town Dhanbad to ask the right questions

A group of youths, led by a Jharia-based social activist Anil Jain (46), is working to prepare a pamphlet listing the key issues faced by the residents and encouraging voters to cast their votes based...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.03.19

Give water, get votes

Facing acute shortage of water for more than four months, over 100 residents of Matkuria in Ward 32 staged a protest near the water tower of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation in the locality on Sunday and...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.19

Gesture from Germany

Children in a north Calcutta orphanage now have access to clean water because of a Pakistani taxi driver living in Germany.Malik Mohammed Yaqoob had handed over 100 euros to a Calcutta resident he dro...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.19

Tallah water alert on Saturday

Water supply to more than half of Calcutta will remain suspended from 10am on Saturday till 7am on Sunday because of repairs at the Tallah pumping station, a Calcutta Municipal Corporation official sa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 11.11.19

Residents seek repair of water supply plant in Silchar

The government’s alleged apathy in repairing a water supply plant at Kukital in south Assam’s Karimganj district has sparked fury among the residents. Kukital falls under Patharkandi Assembly cons...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar


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