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Piped water only for 40% of the middle class

Only 15% of the middle class, households with an annual income above Rs. 88,800, get about three hours of water...

Dams sold but tribal issues remain unaddressed

Jaypee group is yet to pay a due of Rs 82 crore under local area development fund against Kinnaur's Karcham Wangtoo dam...

MoEF revalidates POSCO's clearance

Environment ministry revalidates environmental clearance of POSCO's steel project in Odisha, though a major hurdle of National Green Tribunal's decision on the project, lies ahead.

Finally Vedanta gets defeated...

It's completely personal, it's our 'me-time', it's when we are shut off from the world (at least physically), it's when we solve many confusing problems -- yes, it's toilet time! Unfortunately, this is only from an urban perspective. The opposite is true in a rural setting with women having to bear the biggest brunt of the lack of covered toilets. 

World Toilet Day, celebrated worldwide...

The Water and energy nexus

A report released by the United Nations in Tokyo this World Water Day says places where people do not have adequate access to water largely coincide with those where people have no electric power

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