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Modi only had warm <strong>water</strong> at Obama's White House dinner

Modi only had warm water at Obama's White House dinner

30 Sep 2014

Washington: It was only warm water for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who turned out to be the most unusual guest in the history of White House where he was the only one who ate nothing at President Barack Obama's dinner for him last night.

Narendra Modi,   Barack Obama,   Modi fasting on Navratri,   Syed Akbaruddin,   Modi US visit,   Modi Obama Meet ,  
J&K floods: Valley residents seek improved drainage system

J&K floods: Valley residents seek improved drainage system

30 Sep 2014

Srinagar: With the worst floods in a century causing devastation in Kashmir, the people in the Valley want the government to improve the drainage system by acting against illegal constructions and encroachments on the banks of the rivers and other water bodies.

J&K floods,   J&K relief camps,   Drainage system,   Sanitation issues,   Water distribution channel ,  
Immediate steps sought to check industrial <strong>pollution</strong>

Immediate steps sought to check industrial pollution

17 Sep 2014

Puducherry: AINRC MLA Ashok Anand on Tuesday called upon the administration to take immediate steps to prevent chemical industries from "indiscriminately discharging industrial effluents" considering the safety of sub soil water in the neighbouring coastal village of Kalapet.

Industrial pollution,   Chemical factories,   AINRC MLA,   Ashok Anand,   Water pollution,   Environmental damage,   ,  
<strong>Water</strong> might be older than the Sun: Study

Water might be older than the Sun: Study

26 Sep 2014

Washington: Up to half of the water on Earth is likely to be older than the solar system, a study says. The study published in US journal Science on Thursday raises hope that life could exist on exoplanets, the planets orbiting other stars in our galaxy, because all life on Earth depends on water, Xinhua reported.

Water,   Sun,   Earth,   solar system,   galaxy,   icy comets,   moons,  
Kerala govt ropes in IBM for solutions to <strong>water</strong> distribution

Kerala govt ropes in IBM for solutions to water distribution

23 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Technology giant IBM is providing its Big Data solutions to help the Kerala government in monitoring water distribution and preventing loss from leakages. Kerala Water Authority (KWA) is using IBM's analytics and mobility solutions to analyse, monitor and manage water distribution in the city of Thiruvananthapuram, the tech major said in a statement on Tuesday.

Kerala government,   IBM,   water distribution,   Kerala Water Authority,   water,   ,  
Blood thicker than <strong>water</strong>! Possibility of Thackerays reuniting spices up Maharashtra politics

Blood thicker than water! Possibility of Thackerays reuniting spices up Maharashtra politics

26 Sep 2014

New Delhi/Mumbai: The adage ‘blood is thicker than water’ exactly fits into Maharashtra where Shiv Sena chief Udhav Thackeray reportedly called his estranged brother and MNS supremo after the bitter break up with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Raj Thackeray,   MNS,   Shiv Sena,   Uddhav Thackeray,   Maharashtra politics,   BJP-Shiv Sena alliance,   Mahayuti,  
As flood <strong>water</strong> recedes, people scramble to salvage whatever is left

As flood water recedes, people scramble to salvage whatever is left

24 Sep 2014

Srinagar: As the sun continues to play 'hide and seek' in the flood-ravaged Srinagar, 40-year-old Sumeet Kaul, a resident of Jawahar Nagar locality, was busy drying her wedding photo album, as only memories remain of what once used to be her dwelling.

SC,   Supreme Court,   NTPC,   SAIL,   Coalgate,   Coal Scam,  
Gujarat a guiding force for <strong>water</strong> conservation: Uma

Gujarat a guiding force for water conservation: Uma

23 Sep 2014

Ahmedabad: Union Minister for Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti on Monday praised Gujarat government for the work done by it in keeping rivers clean and announced launch of a nationwide water management programme next year.

Gujarat,   guiding force,   water conservation,   Uma Bharti,   Ganga river,   ,  
Tamil Nadu government announces 'Amma Cement Scheme'

Tamil Nadu government announces 'Amma Cement Scheme'

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.

Tamil Nadu government,   Amma Cement Scheme,   private manufacturers,   Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa,   Amma Canteen,   Amma Mineral water,  
ONGC begins cement plugging operation at Bombay high rig

ONGC begins cement plugging operation at Bombay high rig

21 Jul 2014

Mumbai: The process of "cement plugging" the leak of high pressure inflammable gas began, a day after it was reported at an oil rig of state-owned ONGC at Bombay High off the Mumbai coast, even as inclement weather was hampering the operation.

Bombay high rig,   ONGC,   Bombay High off,   Sagar Uday,   water pollution,  

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