Monday, June 24, 2024


Drinking water

World Water Day: 6 crore households provided with drinking water in 2.5 years, 183 projects of ‘Namami Gange’ completed

Today, 1.36 lakh villages have access to safe drinking water via taps, and 9 crore homes utilize this service.

Water supply scheme named after ‘Pakistan’ causes outrage in Assam, officials say result of distorted name of the place

As the name Pak Sthan had become Pakistan in oral use, the distorted entered the records of PHE dept in Assam and used it in a nameplate

Kolkata: 2, including a five-year-old girl dead, several hospitalised after drinking tap water near CM Mamata’s residence

The incidents of sickness due to contaminated water have been reported from ward number 73, said to be in the neighbourhood of CM Mamata Banerjee, as per reports.

Bihar tops the list of central Indian states in providing its rural population with access to tap water

By 2021, Bihar will have achieved its target of providing access to 100 per cent of its rural households with tap water connection

Karnataka: Two youths Haneef and Irshad arrested for poisoning Phalguni river in Belthangady, thousands of fish die

Phalguni river is not only the source of fresh water for the residents of the village but also used by several animals and birds.

Hindu women have to come from far off to get Kejriwal’s ‘free water’, while Muslims have water tank: Ground report

Hindus in Shiv Vihar and surrounding areas have to dip their buckets in drainage water to collect 'free water' supplied by Delhi Government from pipes which open in the sewer.

AAP refuses to accept BIS report that said Delhi tap water unsafe, Minister Ram Vilas Paswan exposes Delhi govt apathy

Delhi water is the most toxic as per Bureau of Indian Standards, but AAP refuses to accept the report.

As the first water-train arrives in Chennai, politicians make it wait for photo-ops and ribbon cutting

The first train carrying 25 lakh litres of water from Jolarpettai reached Chennai at 11.30 today. However, it was reportedly made to wait till 3 pm so the politicians get to 'inaugurate' water supply.

Within a day of assuming office, PM Modi fulfils pre-poll promise to create Jal Shakti Ministry

The forming of the Jal Shakti Ministry is in line with PM Modi's promise of ensuring safe drinking water to all households

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