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Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.20

Archer digs well in parched Pinderbera

Arrows no longer whizz from Anil Lohar’s skillful bow. Instead, his hands are busy digging a well at the courtyard of his home, in hope of finding water someday.The 23-year-old from Pinderbera villa...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpdur

World  /  Published 28.09.19

Hong Kong police clash with violent protesters

Hong Kong police used pepper spray on Saturday to try to disperse anti-government protesters who threw rocks and blocked a key road next to a huge pro-democracy rally, near the local headquarters of C...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

Bihar  /  Published 06.11.18

Nitish rings water crisis alarm

Bihar may face water crisis from January-February next year as 275 of 540 blocks have been declared drought-hit, worried chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday but said the government is charting out ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.09.19

Jamshedpur wakes up to waterlogged morning

The heavy rains which hit the city since Wednesday night have exposed the civic body’s claims of keeping drains clean to prevent waterlogged streets.Several residential pockets, including apartments...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 25.10.18

Rafting boost for tourism

The first edition of Arunachal Cup-2018, a three-day R6 national-level rafting championship, was flagged off by Liromoba legislator Nyamar Karbak from the Yomgo river in West Siang district’s Kamba ...
By Damien Lepcha in Itanagar

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World  /  Published 25.08.19

Hong Kong police use water cannon on protesters

Police fired water cannon and tear gas in running battles with brick-throwing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, the second day of violent clashes in the Chinese-ruled city.The protest...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

North East  /  Published 24.08.19

Northeast lags in water management: Niti index

The states of the Northeast have fared poorly in water management and there has been little improvement in their performances, a document released by the Niti Aayog has revealed.The policy think tank ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

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 02.07.19

Save water, get up to a crore

The district administration is all set to launch a concerted save-water drive from Sunday, July 7, across all panchayats with a slew of activities and cash incentives for getting them done.At least on...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

India  /  Published 30.06.19

Modi calls for mass movement to save water

The thrust of the Prime Minister’s radio address on Sunday was on the water crisis in the country and the urgent need to tackle it.Narendra Modi exhorted the people to start a “mass movement” to...
By Our bureau and Reuters in New Delhi


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