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Water Conservation

Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray blocks funds to ‘Jalyukt Shivar’, Fadnavis govt’s project to make state draught-free

CM Thackeray has now decided to block funds for 'Jalyukt Shivar', a major developmental project started by the Devendra Fadnavis government, with a target to make Maharashtra completely drought-free.

PM Modi launches Atal Bhujal Yojana to improve groundwater management, read key features of the ambitious scheme

Atal Bhujal Yojana will benefit about 8,350 Gram panchayats in 78 districts in these seven states

Rohtak: 4,000 earthen pots used to store drinking water at PM Narendra Modi’s rally, replaced nearly 2 lakh water bottles

The Prime Minister in his Independence Day speech had urged citizens to eliminate the use of single-use plastic, besides suggesting that shopkeepers should provide eco-friendly bags to customers.

Delhi Ka Maharaja: Read how this Ganesh Seva Mandal in Delhi carries forward the legacy of Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Mahendra Ladda, who originally hails from Latur, Maharashtra, but has made Delhi his home, has used 'Jal Hi Jeevan Hai' theme for the 'Delhi Ka Maharaja', 18th Ganesh Mahotsav in the national capital organised by Ganesh Seva Mandal.

As water crisis looms in the country, Modi govt set to launch ‘Jal Shakti Abhiyan’ on lines of Swachh Bharat Mission

A major communications campaign on TV, radio, print, local and social media would be carried out, similar to PM Modi's Swachch Bharat Mission in 2016, in which a mass movement was initiated with celebrities mobilised to generate awareness for the campaign.

No rain, no water in reservoirs and depleted ground water levels: Chennai is facing its worst water crisis in years

The Madras High Court has slammed the Tamil Nadu government for not taking adequate measures to deal with the water shortage.

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

Water scarcity looms over Maharashtra as 26 dams report zero levels

The water storage level in the state stood at 11.84 %, as opposed to 23.73% last year. The Central Water Commission has issued an advisory to the Maharashtra government stating that water storage is the lowest in reservoirs here in a decade.

IIT Jodhpur develops a cost-effective Rajasthani clay based water purification technology

This technology can be used to treat textile contaminated water which is a major problem in western Rajasthan.

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Mumbai Mayor calls Kangana Ranaut ‘naughty’, ‘two Rupees people’ after Bombay HC slammed BMC for demolishing Ranaut’s house

Bombay HC had quashed demolition notice sent by BMC to Kangana Ranaut and ordered to appoint a valuer to determine compensation

Shoaib Akhtar hails Pakistan as ‘greatest nation on the planet’, slams New Zealand for warning Pakistani cricketers against violating isolation protocol

New Zealand issued final warning to Pakistan Cricket team after 6 cricketers tested positive for Covid-19 & violated isolation protocol

Malegaon blasts: Bombay High Court accepts intervention plea of the victim’s family against Lt Col Purohit’s petition

Representing Lt Col Purohit, senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi stated that his client was falsely accused in the case while he was merely discharging his duty.

Murti restored a week after Hoysala-era Mahakali murti at Doddagaddavalli temple was found damaged: Read details

Week after a Mahakali murti at Doddagaddavalli Temple near Hassan district, Karnataka was found damaged, the sculptors have restored the Hoysala-era murti to its original form

PM Modi to review the progress of COVID-19 vaccine development in Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pune

During his three-city visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the development and manufacturing of three vaccine candidates by Zydus, Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute of India respectively.

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Odisha: Largest ever vigilance raid in state unearths massive wealth gathered by IFS officer, fancy cars, ultra-luxurious lifestyle

Pathak's family reportedly owns a lavish apartment in Bhubaneswar with Italian marble flooring, ivory furnitures and other luxuries. The son is engaged to an MLA's daughter.

Hyderabad elections: Owaisi makes ‘beef biriyani’ sly on BJP leaders, Raja Singh offers him pork biriyani

As an insult to BJP leaders, Owaisi had stated that they should have some biriyani at a particular hotel in Hyderabad that is famous for beef dishes.

Remembering the role Barkha Dutt played in endangering the lives of 100s of civilians during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack

A look back at how live coverage by journalists like Barkha Dutt and other journalists endangered lives of thousands of people during 26/11 Mumbai terror attack.

Aziz Burney’s ’26/11 RSS ki Saazish’: Read how the Congress-favourite Urdu journalist gave Pakistan a clean chit and blamed Indian Army

Through his articles, Burney had tried to give a clean chit to terror-state of Pakistan by claiming that it was not the ISI or LeT that was behind the attack, but the RSS with covert support from Mossad and the CIA.

During 26/11 Mumbai attack, Param Bir Singh refused to be on ground and take on terrorists, then Mumbai CP Hasan Gafoor had said

Hasan Gafoor, who was the Mumbai Commissioner of Police during the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, had accused senior police officials, including Param Bir Singh of not taking on the terrorists.

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