Contract workers can’t claim regularisation as right: Madras HC

The said workers had been engaged by some contractors for TWAD Board projects and they worked continuously for 480 days in two consecutive years.

published on : 26th November 2020

Yet.... many areas under water

Despite the sincere efforts, many localities witnessed waterlogging. Madipakkam, Adambakkam, Velachery and Nanganallur were largely submerged.

published on : 26th November 2020

IIT Madras researchers develop solar-powered survey craft for ports and inland waterways

The survey craft was developed by a research team at the National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways and Coasts (NTCPWC) at IIT Madras, which is in the process of commercializing this technology

published on : 23rd November 2020

NGT serves notice to Chennai Metro Water for choking Buckingham Canal at Ennore

Taking suo motu cognizance of an article published in The New Indian Express on November 6, the tribunal has constituted a joint committee to visit the spot and assess the damage caused

published on : 23rd November 2020

No end to Odisha villagers’ woes as drinking water project remains still

The proposed project is aimed at supplying 25 million litre drinking water from Luna and Chitratola rivers after proper treatment.

published on : 22nd November 2020

How Chennai's water woes pushed Bengaluru to provide swift solution its own water problems

It was also this day that added the much-needed fillip to Bengaluru’s two-decade-old water conservation programme.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Soon, Chennai residents to get real-time data on rainfall, groundwater levels

Chennai Metro Water is setting up rain gauges in its 15 area offices covering 426 sq km. Similarly, it is also installing digital water level recorders in 200 observation wells in the city.

published on : 20th November 2020

CPCB flags loopholes in groundwater usage guidelines

The environment ministry has raised concerns over relaxations given to industries in usage of groundwater and not having strict norms to check its pollution.

published on : 19th November 2020

The ex-Indian Special Forces commandos working to help the disabled conquer land, air and water

A unique facet of CLAW is the background of Jacob and his core team. All are either from Indian Army Para Commandos or the Naval Marine Commandos, also known as the MARCOS.

published on : 19th November 2020

Clean Yamuna by March 2023: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

The Najafgarh and Shahdara drains, apart from Delhi wastewater, receive polluted water from Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 19th November 2020

Delayed stormwater drains work, a cause for concern

"In mid-July, the government started stormwater drain works on interior roads of ward 44 in Avadi Municipality.

published on : 19th November 2020

Quota for SC, ST, loans for water projects on cards

The Karnataka cabinet, at its meeting on Wednesday, is scheduled to take up the issue of increasing reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.

published on : 18th November 2020

Special wing to protect Hyderabad water bodies

State to come up with action plan for storm water drains, says KTR

published on : 16th November 2020

Team of scientists from Coimbatore bags first prize at National Water Awards

The device helps farmers assess moisture levels in soils and schedule irrigation activities accordingly, which in turn helps water conservation.

published on : 16th November 2020

Shinsuke Sato to direct Netflix movie 'Water Margin'

Japanese filmmaker Shinsuke Sato is set to direct action-adventure saga 'Water Margin' for streamer Netflix.

published on : 14th November 2020
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