27 Nov 2014
Sambalpur: With jaundice spreading in Sambalpur, Odisha's health department will send water samples to National Institute of Virology in Pune for laboratory test.
26 Sep 2014
Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Friday announced a populist 'Amma Cement Scheme' under which it will procure cement from private manufacturers and sell them at Rs 190 per bag in the wake of possible increase in rates of the key construction component.
25 Nov 2014
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government plans to give solar-powered water pumps to 1,500 farmers with the dual aim of providing electricity connections to farmers living in far-fetched areas as well as reduce burden of subsidy on the state treasury, it was officially announced here on Monday.
11 Jun 2014
Chennai: Rolling out yet another pro-poor measure, Jayalalithaa government on Wednesday launched three varieties of low-cost salt, named after the Chief Minister herself.
24 Nov 2014
Chennai: With the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam touching the contentious 142 foot mark, the Kerala government on Monday urged Tamil Nadu to "understand" its concerns over the dam's stability, while indicating that it had no problems sharing water with its neighbour.
25 Nov 2014
Jaipur: In compliance with the Modi government's initiative of replacing the need for attestation by a gazetted officer with self-certification by a citizen, the government of Rajasthan has announced the introduction of "self-attestation" and declaration system from January next year.
21 Nov 2014
Berhampur (Odisha): Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (Hudco) has sanctioned Rs 415 crore loan for implementation of a drinking water project in Berhampur city in south Odisha.
15 Sep 2013
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday launched a Rs 10 a litre Amma Mineral Water bottle, inaugurating the water plant set up by the transport department.
21 Nov 2014
New Delhi: States need to take steps in advance to prepare for the 2015 monsoon so that maximum water can be stored in those few months, Rural Development Minister Birender Singh said on Thursday.
18 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Higher prison term and hefty penalty of Rs five lakh, 20 times higher than the existing fine for violating terms of mineral excavations are among the proposals contained in the draft Bill to amend the 57-year old Act governing India's mineral sector.