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40% people in the National capital live in houses not connected to sewerage network

According to the Census 2011, two in every five houses in Delhi are not connected to...

Thermal power plants India's biggest water guzzling industry

Most of the older generation thermal plants in India use open loop–wet cooling systems which accounts for 40-80 times more water use than the world average. These...

Siang Basin dams' study inadequate: NGO

South Asia Network for Dams, Rivers and People says the cumulative study conducted by the Central Water Commission does not mention social and cultural impacts of the 44 proposed projects...

Welfare schemes not of much use to urban slums

A survey by the National Sample Survey Organisation has revealed that over 30% urban slums across India have no toilets or drainage facilities. This is inspite of...

Hailstorm destroys crop in Maharashtra

Unexpected rain and hailstorm severely impacts crops like wheat, grapes, papaya, cotton, onion and Jowar spread over 12 lakh hectares...

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