Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Clean and safe water

Now, Water Bills Cannot Be More Than 1.5 Times Last Month's Bill: Delhi Minister

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Daily random metre reading image audit by revenue officers is one of the salient features of the landmark decision taken by the DJB chairman.

Water, Sanitation, Hygiene Key For Persons With Disabilities: Experts

Dec 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Three special elements for disability inclusion are safe water and sanitation, disaster preparedness and accessible sanitary toilets, according to Purna Chandra Mohanty, programme coordinator of Water Aid – an international NGO focused on Wash.

Residents Of Delhi's B K Dutt Colony To Receive 20,000 Litres Of Free Water Every Month

Currently, these households are not covered under the free water scheme because of the complexity of tracing water and sewerage connections passing under rows of houses, an official statement said.

Puri’s Drink From Tap Mission: Good Start But Experts Worried About Sustainability

Jul 30, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

The holy town of Puri has become the first city in the country to provide something that only major world cities like London and New York offer: clean drinking water directly from tap that requires no further filtration.

PM Modi Announces 'Clean Energy Partnership' Between India, US To Mobilise Investments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that India has taken 'many bold steps' on clean energy, energy efficiency, and bio-diversity despite its development challenges

29 March, 2021

Did You WASH Your Hands Today?

Ramananda Sengupta

Handwashing with soap can prevent thousands of children under 5 from dying needlessly. Here’s how you can help

21 March, 2021

It Takes A Village: How Two States Dealt With A Severe Water Crisis

Abhirupa Kundu

Gujarat and Maharashtra launched several water management schemes to deal with drought and devastation. Some worked. Some didn't.

20 March, 2021

World Water Day: Do you know the real value of water?

Jheelum Basu

Access to clean and safe usable water is a fundamental human right. Yet billions are denied access to it. Let's find out why.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

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Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
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It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz