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Tamil Nadu water crisis


Tamil Nadu sets 3 months time to set up rain water harvesting units in all premises

August 20, 2019 12:30 am

state Rural and Municipal Minister S P Velumani Velumani said these systems should be set up within three months and those who fail to do so will face action from the concerned authorities.

Telling Numbers: The extent of groundwater over-exploitation, state by state

August 05, 2019 8:38 am

Punjab has the highest extent of over-exploitation at 79 per cent of its blocks, followed Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, each at 50 per cent or more.

Tamil Nadu water crisis: Train carrying water from Jolarpettai arrives in parched Chennai

July 12, 2019 4:28 pm

The train with 50 tank wagons (BTPN), carrying 50,000 litres of water in each of them from Jolarpettai in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district, reached the filling station at the Integral Coach Factory Yard in Villivakkam Friday afternoon.

Express Daily Briefing: 'India's 45 mins of bad cricket', a look inside the Karnataka Speaker’s rulebook; and more

July 11, 2019 9:12 am

From the Supreme Court hearing a plea in the Ayodhya dispute today to Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami announcing the construction of 10,000 check dams across the state to tide over water crisis, here's what's making news on Thursday morning.

Tamil Nadu plans 10,000 check dams to tide over water crisis

July 11, 2019 7:21 am

Palaniswami said MNREGA workers will be used in construction of these check dams, and they will be built along the floodplains, water channels and streams in rural areas to store water for irrigation and recharge groundwater table.