Non-registration of old borewells with penalty to invite environmental compensation charges

The notice issued on September 6 reiterates that the No Objection Certificate (NOC) from one of the agencies is mandatory before drawing water from borewells

published on : 13th September 2021

Granny with a heart of gold gifts elixir of life to her people

A borewell at Hudco Colony in Palasa-Kasibugga municipality is going to be named Kalyani.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Five-year-old falls in 150-ft-deep borewell in Uttar Pradesh's Dhariyai village, rescue operation on

The incident took place about 8:30 am under Nibohara police station area in Fatehabad in Agra rural.

published on : 14th June 2021

Four-year-old boy rescued from borewell in Rajasthan's Jalore 16 hours after he fell into it

The child, identified as Anil Dewasi, had fallen into the freshly dug borewell in Lachhri village on Thursday afternoon, they said.

published on : 7th May 2021

Sujith's death triggers political slugfest between Palaniswami, Stalin

Rescuers pulled out the decomposed and mangled body of the boy early Tuesday from deep inside a borewell, after a futile 80-hour attempt to save the child who had fallen in while playing.

published on : 29th October 2019

TN borewell tragedy: Sujith’s mother wakes up to see her son gone forever

Mary woke up to the shocking news that her son’s body was already taken from the borewell to the government hospital at Manapparai for post mortem.

published on : 29th October 2019

As Sujith laid to rest, the sky wept and so did the mourners 

As the ambulance moved to Manapparai GH, heavy rainfall coupled with thunder and lightning lashed the village for 45 minutes.

published on : 29th October 2019

Borewell tragedy: PIL seeks use of government helicopter in emergencies

The petitioner in Madras high court says helicopter could transport rescue machines and personnel timely.  

published on : 29th October 2019

Tamil Nadu CM condoles death of baby Sujith; to visit Nadukkattupatti today

Edappadi K Palaniswami directed all district administrations to ensure strict implementation of rules for closing down abandoned borewells.

published on : 29th October 2019

TN borewell tragedy: From celebrities to politicians, condolences pour in for baby Sujith

As the boy's body arrived, a pall of gloom descended on the village and people lined up to pay their last respects.

published on : 29th October 2019

TN borewell horror: Baby Sujith succumbs as mammoth rescue efforts fail, decomposed body retrieved

Incidentally, the shed above the erected old borewell where Sujith was stuck is completely covered without even a peephole.

published on : 29th October 2019

TN borewell horror: Why Sujith rescue mission took so long?

Despite deploying various machines and improvising plans several times, officials are unable to pinpoint a time frame within which the task would be completed.

published on : 28th October 2019