Lakes

Third kidnapped ONGC employee still in captivity of ULFA(I) : Assam Police

The search operation for the missing employee of the crude oil and gas major is on and the force is getting regular updates from security agencies, police said.

published on : 28th April 2021

Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority spent zilch on conserving lakes, reveals CAG report

The State government had accorded administrative sanction of Rs 120 crore to the HMDA for the development and beautification of 20 lakes.

published on : 27th March 2021

Beware! This deadly bacteria is thriving in Hyderabad lakes

There is a deadly bacteria growing in Hyderabad’s lakes and other water bodies apart from heavy metals, sewage and other pollutants.

published on : 16th March 2021

Barren land in Dwarka turns into waterbody

The Delhi government has successfully turned yet another barren land into a waterbody.

published on : 9th March 2021

To save wetlands, Hyderabad needs to improve its drainage system

The major findings of the study are that city of Hyderabad as well as Telangana do not have disaster management plans.

published on : 6th March 2021

GLOF threat: Glacial lakes need to be monitored in Uttarakhand

According to the inventory of Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun the hill state has total of 1,266 glacial lakes. 

published on : 14th February 2021

Only 10% of Bengaluru lakes have good water quality: Study

In all, 21 out of 210 lakes in Bengaluru city have excellent water quality, which can be used for drinking purposes, according to a study.

published on : 10th February 2021

Just 10 out of 185 Hyderabad lakes have good water quality

Around 23 lakes in the city are as good as ‘dead’ due to almost zero levels of Dissolved Oxygen (DO).

published on : 2nd February 2021

Chennai to have more restored water bodies this year

So far, as many as 180 waterbodies have been restored by the Chennai Corporation; more being restored at good pace.

published on : 15th January 2021

Give details on lake MoUs: Karnataka HC to state

PIL questions govt’s decision to hand over water body in Mysuru to Infosys Foundation

published on : 2nd December 2020

Untreated waste killing 416 lakes in Telangana

The Board would submit the report to the National Green Tribunal, which is hearing a case on the identification, protection and restoration of water bodies across the country.

published on : 31st October 2020

Flood check: Telangana government sets up 15 teams to keep watch on Hyderabad lakes, tanks

CM K Chandrasekhar Rao has tasked teams with examining every tank and lake in Hyderabad, identifying those that may breach and also alerting people in low-lying areas.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Mumbai dams get 79 per cent storage for drinking water

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation chief Iqbal Singh Chahal said that if the rain continues for next few days, then they will lift out the 20 per cent imposed water cut soon.

published on : 17th August 2020