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NCW Takes Cognisance Of Hair Stylist Jawed Habib’s Alleged Video Of Spitting On Woman’s Head

Jan 06, 2022 PTI

NCW (National Commission for Women) has directed Uttar Pradesh police to probe the purported video of hair stylist Jawed Habib of spitting on woman’s head, during a workshop conducted by him in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar.

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.


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.

Groundwater Nitrate New Concern For Arsenic-Hit Bengal

Aug 13, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

The school of environmental studies at the Jadavpur University has found excessive presence of nitrate in groundwater during their water quality survey across different districts of West Bengal conducted over the past couple of years.


Delhi BJP Chief’s House Ransacked, BJP Alleges Goons Sent By Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi BJP Chief Adesh Gupta alleged that the attack took place when he was not at home.

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11 July, 2021

Delhi Jal Board To Move SC Seeking Release Of Water From Haryana

Outlook Web Bureau

Raw water being discharged into the Yamuna by Haryana is at an 'all-time low', says Raghav Chadha


09 July, 2021

All Eyes On Center As Telangana And Andhra Battle Over Waters

MS Shanker

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhara Rao’s decision to go ahead with enhancing power production at Srisailam Hydel project triggered his Andhra counterpart Y S Jaganmohan Reddy to dash off a letter to PM Narendra Modi urging his intervention.


22 April, 2021

A Healthy Diet To Ensure A Best Exam Day

Bipasha Das

From vegetables to nuts, here are some of the food suggestions that will come to your rescue for future examination days


17 April, 2021

IPL 2021: National Green Tribunal Directs Centre To Regulate Extraction Of Groundwater For Cricket Matches

PTI

The National Green Tribunal asked the Ministry of Jal Shakti to hold a joint meeting with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, representative of BCCI and Central Pollution Control Board


21 October, 2020

Shimla: Water In The News, For The Right Reasons

Ashwani Sharma

After an acute water crisis till 2018, the hill station now has an ambitious project to meet the needs of 2050.


28 August, 2020

Water-stressed Indian Villages Need To Revive Traditional Water Management System

Brajeshsingh Tomar

It is high time we prioritise water and work effectively to drift away from becoming a water scarce nation.


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12 September, 2019

Astronomers Find Water For The First Time On Potentially Habitable Exoplanet

Outlook Web Bureau

K2-18b, which is eight times the mass of Earth, is now the only exoplanet known to have both water and temperatures that could be potentially habitable, according to the study published in the journal Nature Astronomy.


27 August, 2019

Water Dues Of Four Delhi Colonies To Be Waived, Will Benefit Over 10 Lakh People: Kejriwal

PTI

Addressing a press conference here in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said 10.5 lakh people living in these colonies will be benefitted by this move.


18 August, 2019

'Extremely Courageous, Thought Provoking': Congress Leader Shatrughan Sinha Hails PM Modi's I-Day Speech

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha, who left the BJP after it refused him a ticket from Bihar's Patna Sahib, praised PM Modi's Independence Day speech saying the PM 'hit the nail right on the head, by speaking out on vital issues with a plan for a forward-looking India.'


16 July, 2019

Salman Khan’s Bottle Cap Challenge Leads To People Questioning His Religious Belief

Outlook Web Bureau

People on social media questions Salman’s religious belief after he posted his video on the bottle cap challenge!


05 July, 2019

Safe Drinking Water To Every Household By 2024, Says FM In Budget Speech

Outlook Web Bureau

India Budget 2019-20: Presenting the first Budget of the Modi government in its second term, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government also proposes to expand Swachh Bharat to include solid waste management in every village.


16 June, 2019

Chennai Looks To Beat Its Water Woes – In Curious Ways

G.C. Shekhar

The worst water crisis in more than two decades has Chennai totally parched.


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08 June, 2019

Madhya Pradesh: 15 Monkeys Die After Another Group Denies Them Access To Only Water Source In Area

Outlook Web Bureau

Around 15 monkeys died possibly due to heatstroke in Joshi Baba forest range in Bagli, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh. The group met the tragic fate as another group of monkeys allegedly controlled the nearby water source and didn't allow the group to access it.


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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.

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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.

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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.

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