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  • Unsung sentinels

    Unsung sentinels

    Their attractive apparel often bearing a close resemblance to police uniforms is a mere euphemism for their low-status occupation on barely subsistence wages.

    May 9, 2022
  • Waterman Rajendra Singh opposes diversion of Kharasrota River water in Odisha

    Waterman Rajendra Singh opposes diversion of Kharasrota River water in Odisha

    It may be recalled here that the Rs 892 crore Buxi Jagabandhu Assured Water Supply to Habitations (BASUDHA) water project had evoked angry protests across Kendrapara district for the past fortnight.

    August 25, 2021
  • ‘Linking of rivers will be disastrous’

    ‘Linking of rivers will be disastrous’

    Singh was conferred with the Ramon Magsaysay award in 2001 and the Stockholm Water Prize, dubbed as the ‘Nobel Prize for Water’, in 2015 for his decentralised, community-oriented model of water conservation, recharging underground water bodies and reviving dead rivers. He spoke to SANJEEV KUMAR on a range of waterrelated issues.

    July 17, 2021
  • ‘Water security law a must’

    ‘Water security law a must’

    We spent peanuts, yet results were miraculous to many.

    July 20, 2019
  • Indian Coast Guard seizes Pakistani fishing boat Al Madina with 100 kg heroin

    Indian Coast Guard seizes Pakistani fishing boat Al Madina with 100 kg heroin

    An initial search by the Indian Coast Guard boarding party revealed 194 packets of suspected narcotic substance.

    May 21, 2019
  • Drama over GD Agarwal’s body

    Drama over GD Agarwal’s body

    Water conservationist and environmentalist Rajendra Singh, popularly known as waterman of India, and Uttarakhand Congress vice president Jot Singh sat on a dharna after the AIIMS authorities refused the demand for keeping the body for public display.

    October 13, 2018
  • Dangerous landscape

    Dangerous landscape

    Pointing out that simultaneous drought and floods in 13 states is creating a dangerous landscape in the country, Rajasthan’s waterman Rajendra Singh has stressed on adopting best agricultural practices to mitigate the effects of climate change. Twenty-two states are suffering heavy losses on account of climate change ~ drought and floods ~ and are facing...

    April 23, 2018
  • Tributes paid to veteran MP Cong leader

    Tributes paid to veteran MP Cong leader

    Congress leaders Digvijay Singh, Deepak Babaria and Mohan Prakash, state Congress chief Arun Yadav and various other leaders from Madhya Pradesh condoled the death of former MP minister, freedom fighter and senior Congress leader Rajendra Singh. They paid tributes to him at Gwalior on Tuesday. Rajendra Singh died of cardiac arrest late on Sunday night...

    April 18, 2018
  • Waterman calls for ‘Water Literacy’ campaign

    Waterman calls for ‘Water Literacy’ campaign

    Rajasthan’s waterman Rajendra Singh on Tuesday called for ‘Water Literacy’ campaign in Himachal Pradesh to conserve the natural resource and said accountability of all is a must for curbing water crisis in the state. “The mother nature has given Himachal all the resources including water in abundance. But the netizens are wasting the precious natural...

    March 28, 2018