Drains

  • 16-year-old missing boy's body found in open drain 27-02-2014 08:59 PM

    Body of a 16-year-old boy who had gone missing from his home was found in an open drain close to hishouse near here, police said. Victim Danish's body was found at Nayee-ki-Thadi in Amber, but his father smells a foul play by his close relatives, the police said. Danish was...
  • SC is taking cleaning of Yamuna 'very seriously': CJI 13-04-2013 02:28 AM

    New Delhi: Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Friday said the Supreme Court is taking "very seriously" the issue of cleaning Yamuna river. "This is something which courts, in particular the Supreme Court is taking very very seriously and, particularly the river Yamuna, we are taking it very seriously,"...
  • This week's CJ Videos and Pictures 10-12-2011 08:54 PM

    Here are some of the videos and pictures you shared with us, including a special song on the Mullaperiyar issue ...
  • Foodgrain left to decay in Haryana 09-08-2011 08:54 AM

    New Delhi: Thousands of tonnes of foodgrain is in a shocking state of decay in Haryana, while the rest is vulnerable to damage. It has been left to rot in the mandis of Haryana, just 60 kilometers away from New Delhi. Foodgrain has been kept in a shocking state of...
  • Govt saves rent on storage, leaves grain to rot 30-06-2011 10:47 PM

    Ludhiana: Tens of thousands of bags of rice have gone up in smoke and continue to smolder and burn in Khamano near Ludhiana. Spread over two kilometers all the grain has been lying in the open for the last five years. A similar story was there in Fatehgarh Sahib, where...
  • Finally, rotting grain forces Centre to act 30-06-2011 10:05 AM

    New Delhi: The Centre is creating additional storage space for foodgrain after a series of CNN-IBN reports showed rotting foodgrain at several godowns across India. Almost 64 lakh tonnes of wheat in Punjab and 1.5 million tonnes of sugar in Maharashtra are rotting as they lie in the open. Foodgran...
  • Despite bumper harvest, grain drain continues 30-06-2011 07:04 AM

    Ludhiana: Tens of thousands of bags of rice have gone up in smoke and continue to smolder and burn in Khamano near Ludhiana. Spread over two kilometers the bags of grain has been lying in the open for the last five years. A similar story in Fatehgarh Sahib - where...
  • Wheat rots in open in Muktsar and Ferozepur 24-06-2011 09:24 AM

    Chandigarh: Even as the country is grappling with the problem of big grain drain, another instance of gross wastage of the wheat in Punjab has come to light. Due to lack of storage facilities and lack of clearance of earlier stock, fresh wheat is being piled up by the roadside,...
  • Surplus sugar lies wasted in Maharashtra 18-06-2011 09:35 AM

    Mumbai: After wheat and paddy, the big grain drain now includes sugar which has been left out in the open at the risk of getting spoiled because Maharashtra has had a bumper harvest this year and has run out of storage space. Seventy thousand quintals of sugar has been stored...
  • Grain drain: MP govt blames Centre over storage 14-06-2011 08:38 AM

    Bhopal: After Bhopal where grain was left to rot in the open, it's now Harda district in Madhya Pradesh where more than one lakh tonnes of wheat got damaged in pre-monsoon showers. There is still time to avert further damage, but the state government is instead passing the buck on...
  • Grain drain: Rice left to rot in Bihar 10-06-2011 10:05 AM

    Saharsa: With the big grain drain continuing, 32,000 quintals of rice, that was meant to be distributed to below poverty line families, was left to rot in the open in Saharsa in Bihar. But this time round it was not lack of storage, but it was negligence. The foodgrain was...
  • Grain left to rot in the open in Bihar 09-06-2011 09:09 AM

    Saharsa: In another case of the big grain drain, 32,000 quintals worth of rice was found rotting in the railway yard in Saharsa in Bihar. The grain had been rotting at the yard since the last three months. Reports reveal that the foodgrain, which was meant for distribution among Below...
  • Global trends show reverse brain drain: Study 13-04-2011 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: One of the top mega trends that will influence and shape the world in the coming years would be reverse brain drain, with a steady flow of foreign nationals and migrants returning back home to fill vacancies for the senior level positions, says a study. According to a...
  • FCI 'wants' to outsource India's food security 02-12-2010 07:46 AM

    New Delhi: A third of India's foodstocks left in the open to rot. Thousands of tonnes already spoilt. It might have forced the Government and particularly the Food Corporation of India (FCI) to aggressively look for more storage and take steps to save the stocks. But the FCI has other...
  • SC slams Pawar on rotting of food grains 31-08-2010 08:45 PM

    The apex court rapped the Union Agriculture Minister for not implementing its order to distribute food grains to the poor. ...
  • Floods damage 2 lakh quintals of wheat in Haryana 21-07-2010 04:31 PM

    Grain sacks kept at Haryana's largest grain procurement centre have been damaged by floods. ...
  • 30 Minutes: The big grain drain 11-04-2010 07:31 PM

    Find out how tonnes of foodgrains are rotting in open when the country suffers from acute food crisis. ...
  • Bangalore drain swallows child, civic body sued 21-09-2009 09:00 AM

    Despite intensive search, there is no trace of the drowned child's body. ...
  • 18-month-old swept away in storm drain, dies 17-09-2009 11:56 AM

    Vijay died after he fell into an open storm drain in Bangalore. ...
  • Drains under construction choke city on rainy day 30-07-2009 03:45 PM

    The chief minister however blames it on a rather heavy rainfall. ...
  • Forbes India: The degree of waste 10-07-2009 12:48 PM

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  • Mumbai municipality miffed over US manhole memo 12-06-2008 08:53 PM

    Antigua: New Zealand opener Martin Guptill was dismissed for 97 on Wednesday as offspinner Sunil Narine helped West Indies fight back to limit the visitors to 232 for 4 at stumps on the opening day of the first Test. Guptill anchored a strong position for New Zealand, which elected to...
  • Mumbai chokes, efforts go down the drain 04-04-2008 01:55 PM

    This will hurt. Like Barbados in 1997, Jamaica in 2002, Bangalore in 2005, and Mumbai and Durban in 2006, this will really hurt. India had a great chance to win away from home, in the first match of a series, but they flattered to deceive. Capitulations are always painful to...