22 Aug 2016
New Delhi: "I could have died there", said a distraught OP Jaisha as she recalled the women's marathon event at Rio Olympics during which she claimed she was not provided any water and energy drinks by the officials despite designated stations were given for India.
23 Aug 2016
Lucknow: Flood situation on Tuesday worsened in Uttar Pradesh due to release of water from Nepal and adjoining states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttrakhand which led to further rise in water levels of major rivers. According to Central Water Commission (CWC), the Ganga is flowing above the danger marks at Fafamau and Chhatnag (both in Allahabad) besides in Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia.
17 Aug 2016
New Delhi: This year, almost one-third of the country had suffered from severe drought. The water crisis in metro cities is a big issue as well. In urban areas, untreated water is treated at water treatment plants to make it fit for consumption. But if I say that now you can drink sewage water safely after getting it processed. Surprised?
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.
16 Aug 2016
New York: Replacing one little calorie-laden sugary soda with water may significantly help reduce body weight as well as improve overall health, says a study.
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.
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.
16 Aug 2016
Erode: Farmers in ten villages in the Lower Bhavani project ayacut area on Monday hoisted black flags protesting non-release of water from the reservoir for irrigation. Water from Lower Bhavani Project reservoir is the lifeline of farmers in Erode district, Tamil Nadu and it irrigates more than 2.50 lakh acres of land.
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.
16 Aug 2016
Mumbai: Bollywood actor Aamir Khan said it was his dream to make sure that the water crisis in Maharashtra was solved for good within the next five years. He was speaking at 'Satyamev Jayate Water Cup Awards 2016'. The competition judged water harvesting efforts of various villages.