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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......

J&K: Azad, Soz set to enter Rajya Sabha

Union Water Resources Minister Saifuddin Soz and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad are both set to enter the Rajya Sabha from Jammu and Kashmir. Congress president Sonia......

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......

Coke shelves Varanasi expansion due to protests, approval delay

Beverages major Coca-Cola has decided not to proceed with the proposal to expand its Mehdiganj unit near Varanasi, stuck for want of regulatory clearances and other legal trouble, spurred by public......

  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
work on for acquiring land that will get submerged

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Around 75,000 acres of land in Bilgi taluk and part of Bagalkot taluk will be submerged when the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/raising-alamatti-height-work-on-for-acquiring-land-that-will-get-submerged/article6360991.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Drought-like situation robs Etawah, Mainpuri of Sarus nests

Kanpur: A deficient monsoon, drying wetlands, lakes, ponds and paddy fields have robbed Etawah and Mainpuri of most of the nesting sites of Uttar... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kanpur/Drought-like-situation-robs-Etawah-Mainpuri-of-Sarus-nests/articleshow/41215304.cms
Odisha BJD MP urges Centre to change in design of Pollavaram Dam

Report by Kishore Dash, Bhubaneswar: Seeking a change in the present design of controversial Pollavaram Dam for making it acceptable to all the... ...

http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=53033
Fishermen cry foul over suggestions

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Fishermen and boat owners have termed treason the recommendations of an expert committee appointed by the... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/fishermen-cry-foul-over-suggestions/article6362744.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Rijiju surveys flood-hit areas

Tezpur, Aug. 28: Union minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju today conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas in Arunachal... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140829/jsp/northeast/story_18773840.jsp

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