India  /  Published 16.05.22

Delhi stares at severe water crisis

The production capacity at Wazirabad, Chandrawal and Okhla water treatment plants has dipped further as the Yamuna has "almost dried up", compounding drinking water problems in several areas...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 13.05.22

How to keep your pet summer fit

6. Diet- The most frequent complain a veterinarian receives from pet parents in summer is that their companion fur ball is not taking meals properly. This is a genuine problem and we see its effect in...
By Abhiroop Chowdhury in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 09.05.22

IIT Madras to study wastewater, alert public on possible threats

The International Centre for Clean Water is funding the research centre ...
By Our Correspondent

Science Tech  /  Published 09.05.22

How semiconductors are fabricated

Chip Factories A piece of dust invisible to the human eye can ruin a chip. So fabs have to be cleaner than a hospital operating room and need complex systems to filter air and regulate temperature an...
By Don Clark

News  /  Published 30.04.22

Four arrested for attempted theft at Nicco Park

Two men and two women were arrested for allegedly trying to steal a smartphone and wallets kept inside a locker of Nicco Park’s Wet-o-Wild water park on Thursday. The locker was allotted to a c...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake


News  /  Published 30.04.22

Local youth sets up community fridge to quell thirst of pedestrians

“Many local people have also been keeping their water bottles inside my fridge. They mark their bottles before putting them inside the fridge,” Rahman said. While drinking water taps and ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

People  /  Published 27.04.22

Community fridge on Alimuddin Street providing free and cold water to the thirsty

Rahman emphasised that this shouldn’t be a one-off case and people from other localities can easily replicate this model. “One can procure a second-hand fridge for Rs 4,000. If enough peop...
By Vedant Karia

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.04.22

Water scarcity triggers protest

Deprived of drinking water for than a month, more than 100 women residents of different localities of Wasseypur in  Dhanbad including Lala Tola, Nabinagar, Madina nagar and Gulzar Bagh today stag...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

News  /  Published 26.04.22

ICSE examinees find it difficult to focus in sizzling Kolkata heat

Even in old buildings with thick walls, it was uncomfortable for students. “The rooms are usually cool but today there was too much heat. The students were in a positive mood but the heat made ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.04.22

Water worry in Salt Lake’s CL Block

Despite claims of abundant water being pumped into Salt Lake from the treatment plants in Tallah and New Town, residents of CL Block are facing acute water shortage. Many have had to buy water from ta...
By Brinda Sarkar, Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


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