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Govt moves to clean Ganges; no remains to be immersed in holy river

With the Government actively looking for ways to check pollution in river Ganga, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharti on Monday said immersion of mortal remains would not be allowed on the......

All smiles for Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat

Union Minister Harish Rawat, who was sulking after having been denied chief ministership of Uttarakhand, on Sunday had all smiles as celebrations broke out at his residence in New Delhi over his......

Minister says Bhakra dam level is fine, activists say no

Union Minister for Water Resources Pawan Kumar Bansal claimed on Thursday that the Bhakra dam's water level is safe and there is nothing to worry. The minister was reacting to the allegations of......

'Country's rainwater situation not that alarming'

Union minister for parliamentary affairs and water resources Pawan Kumar Bansal, on Thursday claimed that the situation on the ground water was not as grave as is made out to be by certain sections......

Meira Kumar set to become Speaker

Meira Kumar, who has resigned as Union Minister for Water Resources, on Monday said she has been nominated as a candidate for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker by the United Progressive Alliance."Yes I......

States should generate their own resources: Jaitley

Ahead of next Union Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday hinted at a cut in grants from the Centre to states, saying the states will have to stand on their own by generating resources......

Will Cairn be asked to reapply for govt nod?

Mining group Vedanta Resources' $9.6 billion acquisition of Cairn India is not listed for consideration by the Union Cabinet this week amid talk that Cairn may be asked resubmit applications......

Minister in favour of 'pricing' water

Observing that India was the 'biggest waster' of water, Union water resources minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Wednesday batted for pricing of the scarce resource. Terming the issue of pricing water......

IITs too may hike fees, fears Joshi

Former Union human resource development minister Murli Manohar Joshi has said the 12 per cent fee hike by the Indian Institutes of Management will prompt the Indian Institutes of Technology to......

Stop MNCs from exploiting water, India urged

Leading global environmental activists say the biggest problem India faces in protecting its water resources is that it does not have effective laws to curb water exploitation by multinational......

Review: Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain is a haunting film

The images of those who suffered in the industrial disaster will stay with you for quite some time, says Prasanna D Zore. Director Ravi Kumar’s Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain was in......

'They said we didn't deserve to be here. We have answered them now'

When minnows Jammu and Kashmir defeated 40-times Ranji Trophy champions Mumbai on Wednesday, it was perhaps the biggest-ever shock victory in domestic Indian cricket. Rediff.com's Vaihayasi Pande......

  People speak for union water resources

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ahmed ansari
Q. How to save water and save future
Ahmed Ansari:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-to-save-water-and-save-future/21729818/answers/

ahmed ansari
Q. Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan says disputed boarder areas should be declared as union territories. Do you agree with this? Yes or No give reason?
Ahmed Ansari:  A. Yes a good suggestion , leads way for nationalization of River water resources also. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/maharashtra-cm-ashok-chavan-says-disputed-boarder-areas-shou/21729818/answers/17492241

Good Citizen
Q. Is state the owner of the Natural resources like river waters, (as stated by Punjab CM), the Nation on the whole owns them. Who is the final authority on this??
Good Citizen:  A. It is the union of india owns the rivers and resources of all states and it is for the use of all citizens more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-state-the-owner-of-the-natural-resources-like-river-water/17492044/answers/17241353

QueSera Sera
Q. What science words begin with letters A & Z?
QueSera Sera:  A. To list a few: A adaptation. algae. aluminum. amoeba. annual. antibiotic. anthrax. argon. arsenic. asteriod. atmosphere. aurora. average. axis. B...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-science-words-begin-with-letters-a-amp-z/17225965/answers/15682631

Good Citizen
Q. Barring Delhi(Union Territory) and Haryana all economically forward states Punjab,, Maharastra, Tamilnadu , ,Gujarat, west Bengal,Kerala, Karnataka and Andhrapradesh are all non hindi speaking states. Why are the hindi belt lacking in progress even though they have abundant natural resources?
Good Citizen:  A. these people are easy going and uneducated ,living in a close door culture lack enthusiasm or enterprising quality, because of abundant water...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/barring-delhiunion-territory-and-haryana-all-economically-fo/15682625/answers/13677092

  Web results for Union Water Resources
NTPC's Ramagundam power station expansion plan hits roadblock

(Follow @PowersGuru on Twitter for important updates) The Hindu reported that stalemate is continuing over the proposed expansion of the 2,600 MW... ...

http://www.steelguru.com/indian_news/NTPCs_Ramagundam_power_station_expansion_plan_hits_roadblock/355159.html
Lopsided lessons from long-winded Lima!

Although Lima is a great failure, but India's biggest gain at the Lima Climate Change Conference was renewed solidarity among the 134-country... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/india-hear-lopsided-lessons-from-long-winded-lima/15903103.shtml
Environment Ministry Plans Dedicated Forest Satellite

NEW DELHI: The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) would launch a dedicated forest satellite to keep an eye on the country's forest... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Environment-Ministry-Plans-Dedicated-Forest-Satellite/2014/12/29/article2593333.ece
Centre Mum on State's Plea for Fund

BHUBANESWAR: Even as March, 2015 deadline set for completion of all infrastructure projects for Nabakalebara next year is drawing near, the Centre... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/Centre-Mum-on-States-Plea-for-Fund/2014/12/29/article2593619.ece
India's wake-up call

Fighting terrorism involves imagining and preparing for the unimaginable. India has a dangerously poor record of doing either Late in the summer... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/mh370-indias-wakeup-call/article5806324.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Lead&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo

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