06 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Private sector lender Yes Bank has joined hands with the Indian Railways to set up 1,000 water purifiers on stations across the country by 2019.
06 Feb 2016
Washington: The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could provide fresh water from salty seas, a new study suggests. Electricity running through a salt water-filled battery draws the salt ions out of the water.
02 Feb 2016
San Francisco: Microsoft yesterday revealed that as the world turns to computing power in the cloud it is working to put datacenters under water. Researchers working on 'Project Natick' tested a prototype vessel on the ocean floor about a kilometer off the US Pacific Coast for about four months last year.
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.
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.
21 Jan 2016
New Delhi: A day after high level of ammonia forced the closure of Wazirabad and Chandrawal treatment plants, partial water supply was restored from both the facilities that serve large parts of the capital, including Lutyens' zone.
21 Jan 2016
Ahmedabad: Legendary danseuse and cultural doyen Mrinalini Sarabhai, who was also a Padma Bhushan awardee, died today at a hospital here following age-related complications, her son said. She was 97.
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.
28 Jan 2016
Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Anandiben Patel yesterday asked the officials to plan ahead for the possible water scarcity in parts of Gujarat this summer because of the deficient rainfall in the last monsoon.
21 Jun 2013
In a bid to ensure quality and affordable drinking water for the poor and middle class people, the Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu is set to launch nine 'Amma Mineral Water' production units across the state that would offer one litre bottle at a price of Rs 10.