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  • delhi assembly polls aap manifesto promises cheap power

    Delhi assembly polls: AAP manifesto promises cheap power, water

    Politics | November 20, 2013 13:10 IST

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party today released its manifesto for Delhi assembly polls, promising to enact the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill on December 29 at Ramlila Maidan, if it comes to power. The Bill

  • indo pak talks on water sharing issue no major headway

    Indo-Pak talks on water sharing issue: no major headway

    India | September 25, 2013 21:58 IST

    New Delhi: No major headway was made between India and Pakistan on the water sharing issue during talks which concluded today, barely three days ahead of a meeting between their Prime Ministers in New York.During

  • dalit woman draws water from well in upper caste area

    Dalit woman draws water from well in upper caste area, thrashed

    India | September 04, 2013 17:51 IST

    Kendrapara (Odisha): A Dalit woman was allegedly beaten up by members of upper caste for drawing potable water from a government-dug deep tube well in their area at a village in Odisha's Kendrapara district, police

  • india s chandrayaan helps nasa detect water on moon

    India's Chandrayaan helps NASA detect water on Moon

    World | August 28, 2013 23:56 IST

    Washington: Using data collected by India's Chandrayaan mission, NASA has detected magmatic water locked under the surface of the Moon.The findings represent the first remote detection of this form of water that originates from deep

  • army called in to repair breach as ganga flood water enters

    Army called in to repair breach, as Ganga flood water enters Allahabad

    India | August 25, 2013 18:21 IST

    Allahabad: The Bakshi embankment was breached today and flood water from the swirling Ganga entered the city submerging a sewage treatment plant  and many houses.Army engineers were called in to plug the breach.The Ganga in

  • japan radioactive water likely leaking to pacific

    Japan: Radioactive water likely leaking to Pacific

    World | July 11, 2013 8:49 IST

    Tokyo, Jul 11: Japan's nuclear regulator says radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima power plant is probably leaking into the Pacific Ocean, a problem long suspected by experts but denied by the plant's operator.Officials from

  • australia extends help to check pollution in ganga river

    Australia extends help to check pollution in Ganga river

    India | June 27, 2013 11:50 IST

    Kolkata, Jun 27: To save the Ganga from industrial pollution, the Victorian government in Australia is preparing an eco-friendly business model for tanneries, which discharge effluents into the river.Experts from 'Sustainability Victoria', an Australian agency

  • over 40 people taken ill after consuming djb drinking water

    Over 40 people taken ill after consuming DJB drinking water in South Delhi

    India | June 25, 2013 23:01 IST

    New Delhi, Jun 25: Over 40 people fell ill today after consuming drinking water supplied by Delhi Jal Board in a South Delhi locality.Education Minister Kiran Walia, after visiting the NCERT colony in Adhchini area,

  • get amma mineral water at rs 10 a litre

    Get "Amma Mineral Water" at Rs 10 a litre

    India | June 21, 2013 14:09 IST

    Chennai, Jun 21 :  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'

  • six easy tips to cure skin dryness

    Six easy tips to cure skin dryness

    Lifestyle | July 04, 2013 8:03 IST

    New Delhi: People often complain of skin dryness and opt for varied beauty products to cure it. Avoiding long, hot shower bath or drinking at least two litres of water can help you rid the

  • bollywood movies ambushed by political and social ire

    Bollywood movies ambushed by political and social ire

    Bollywood | February 10, 2013 18:58 IST

    New Delhi, Feb 10:  Finally Kamal Haasan's ‘Vishwaroopam' is breathing in an open air after being trapped by religious groups.  But the damage is being done to the flick as the Box Office collection is

  • hurricane sandy paralyzes new york city flooded by 13 foot

    Hurricane Sandy paralyzes New York, city flooded by 13 foot wall of water

    World | October 31, 2012 9:02 IST

    New York, Oct 31: The deadly superstorm Hurrican Sandy struck New York and New Jersey paralyzing the entire power system and throwing the megacity into darkness. A 13-foot wall of water smashed into the eastern

  • villagers protest sholay style to get water

    Villagers protest 'Sholay' style to get water

    India | October 19, 2012 15:11 IST

    Jalgaon, Oct 19 : In a reminder of actor Dharmendra's famous way of protesting on a tank top in Hindi film ‘Sholay', some villagers took the same route in support of their demand for regular

  • arvind kejriwal launches satyagraha over water power tariff

    Arvind Kejriwal launches satyagraha over water, power tariff

    India | October 06, 2012 14:30 IST

    New Delhi, Oct 6 : India Against Corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal today launched a ‘bijli-paani satyagraha' here to protest against “inflated” power and water bills and hike in tariffs by restoring electricity connection to the

  • assam govt yet to provide food water to 1 lakh refugees in

    Assam govt yet to provide food, water to 1 lakh refugees in camps

    India | July 26, 2012 13:07 IST

    Kokrajhar, July 26: As more and more Bengali Muslims continue to pour into 21 temporary relief camps set up by their community here, their number has crossed the one lakh figure. The Assam government is

  • delhi senior citizen killed in fight over water with

    Delhi Senior Citizen Killed In Fight Over Water With Policeman

    India | February 29, 2012 21:04 IST

    New Delhi, Feb 29: Asking a Delhi policeman for water cost a 66-year-old businessman his life on late Tuesday night. The incident took place at Subroto Park police station at around 1 AM where the deceased's

  • djb increases water sewer development charges

    DJB Increases Water, Sewer Development Charges

    India | May 30, 2011 22:00 IST

    New Delhi, May 30: The Delhi Jal Board today increased water and sewer development charges significantly, which will mainly affect residents in unauthorised colonies and areas where sewer lines have been laid recently or will

  • evacuation zone at nuclear plant declared restricted area

    Evacuation Zone At Nuclear Plant Declared Restricted Area

    World | April 21, 2011 12:02 IST

    Tokyo, Japan Apr 21: Japan declared a 12-mile (20-kilometre) area evacuated around its radiation-spewing nuclear power plant a no-go zone on Thursday, urging residents to abide by the order for their own safety or possibly

  • toxic water leak plugged at japan s crippled n plant

    Toxic Water Leak Plugged At Japan's Crippled N-plant

    World | April 06, 2011 17:55 IST

    Tokyo/Fukushima, Apr 6: Japanese workers at the tsunami-hit Fukushima nuclear plant today plugged a crack leaking highly toxic water into the sea from a concrete pit, though authorities were concerned about a possible hydrogen blast

  • japan disaster sparks social media innovation

    Japan Disaster Sparks Social Media Innovation

    World | March 31, 2011 17:56 IST

    Tokyo, Mar 31: As Japan grapples with an unprecedented triple disaster—earthquake, tsunami, nuclear crisis—the Web has spawned creativity and innovation online amid a collective desire to ease suffering.Once the magnitude of the March 11 disaster