No Govt in Delhi means no water for Dwarka

No Govt in Delhi means no water for Dwarka

The locality has to source its water from Gurgaon now, as even the number of water tankers that used to meet its demand till now, have reduced. The Delhi Development Authority says nothing can happen unless neighbouring Haryana releases water from the Munak channel

Bangalore lake target of encroachment

The city municipal corporation fenced and developed the Narasipura lake at a cost of Rs 1.68 crores but property owners encroaching on a portion of it earlier have tied up with revenue authorities to get it back

Thanks to elections, water projects in Hyderabad stuck

Pipeline and water supply projects worth Rs 1400 crores first got late approval and financial allocation and now stuck due to the model code of conduct

Bangalore's water demand and supply gap to double by 2026

The overall water supply-demand gap would jump from 750 million litres a day in 2014 to 1300 MLD in 2026, says a study by international consultancy firm McKinsay

Water everywhere but not a drop to drink

Even as islands in Kochi are surrounded by water, residents here have no drinking water due to a strike by tanker water suppliers and drying of pipelines in summers

Karnataka's Groundwater Authority not effective

The Authority, formed in 2011, has collected only about Rs 7 lakhs as fine for 145 unregistered borewells even as more than 6000 applications for digging of borewells were issued only in Bangalore

All about the Indian monsoon

A refresher on the Indian monsoon, its impact on agriculture, economy and price rise and the El Nino effect

Can water, a fundamental need, be free

Free water in times of shortage, pollution in the rivers and the need to conserve the most precious resource are highlighted in the book 'Thirsty Nation': a review

Holistic approach needed to preserve Bangalore lakes

Brijesh Kumar, the chief engineer of Bangalore's municipal corporation, says lakes served as the city's lifeline before Cauvery water flowed in in the 60s

This is the news roundup of March 12, 2014.

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The Times of India, Deccan Herald, The Hindustan Times, Business Standard, The Hindu
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