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Water scarcity affects Ramzan, Bonalu plans

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Hyderabad: Several parts of the old city are experiencing a shortage of drinking water. This is causing severe inconvenience as many people who are observing fasts during the holy month of Ramzan. Ma

Youth stabbed to death over water dispute in Ghaziabad

A 28-year-old youth was stabbed to death allegedly by his neighbour over filling drinking water in Link road area, police said today.

Now, Jayalalithaa govt offers 'Amma Mineral Water' at Rs 10 a litre

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Chennai: In a bid to ensure quality and affordable drinking water to the poor and middle class people, the Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu is set to launch nine 'Amma Mineral Water' production

Encroachments on Periyar go unchecked

Kochi: Periyar, the drinking water source of Kochiites, is witnessing large-scale encroachments resulting in reduction in the overall area of the river.
This has come as a blow to the river which is

Water Board publishes defaulters’ names online

Prominent personalities, industries and instituti-ons figure in the list of 576 defaulters published by Water Board on its website www.hyderabadwater.gov.in on Friday.

The Board published the list o

Chennai may face water shortage as monsoon fails

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With just a month left for the monsoon season to end, the city could be heading for an acute water crisis in summer next year, if the rain plays truant and fails to make up for the existing deficit in

Rail Neer packaged drinking water to cost more

You have to pay more for the packaged drinking water supplied by the Railways in trains and platforms.

Railway Ministry has given the clearance to a proposal to increase the rate of packaged drinking

100% hike likely in SCB water tariff

Secunderabad Cantonment Board is preparing to hike the water tariff here from the present Rs 6 per KL to Rs 13.50 per KL from 2013.

SCB superintendent (water section) Raj Kumar confirmed such a hike

Tamil Nadu will not suffer water shortage

It has been a bad southwest monsoon for Tamil Nadu. The state received 24 per cent deficient rainfall.

However, the state’s mainstay is northeast monsoon (October-December), which has been behaving

Councillor promises clean drinking water


Harrowed residents in certain pockets of Royapuram were pleasantly surprised when metro water staff and corporation officials descended on their localities to inspect the quality of the piped water re

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