Water

  • ETV reporter Rifat Abdullah saves 300 lives while reporting on Jammu floods September 12, 2014

    More than one lakh two thousand people have been rescued in the floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. Concerns mount over potential spread of waterborne diseases. ETV's reporter Rifat Abdullah saves 300 lives while reporting in the flood ravaged valley. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist show August 25, 2014

    This week, the Citizen Journalist show highlights short films which give big message like 'Save Water' and 'Clean Up India' and your pictures and videos. ...
  • Clean up India: Homes flooded with drain water August 14, 2014

    In the run up to Independence day, CNNIBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. CNNIBN brings to you the real picture of the streets of Hyderabad. Filthy roads and stinking locality is the harsh reality. Children are falling sick because there are a lot of mosquitoes. Roads...
  • Thiruvananthapuram: We are unable to use the water, say local residents August 7, 2014

    CNNIBN's Clean up India intiative vring to you the story of Thiruvananthapuram where plastic waste and garbage from residential areas are found in huge piles. The 5.5 acres of land at Erumakuzhi in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram city has been a major dumping spot for the past two and a...
  • Incessant rain leads to water logging at Mumbai airport July 11, 2014

    Incessant rain for the past two days has led to water logging in several parts of Mumbai. Water logging was seen at Mumbai's newly constructed international airport. Water entered the baggage screening area of the airport in the morning. The rains have exposed the facilities at the newly constructed airport. ...
  • Heavy rains in Mumbai: Is the maximum city still not monsoon ready? July 11, 2014

    It is the same narrative yet again in India's maximum city. With two days of rainfall, Mumbai is witnessing waterlogged roads, clogged drains, traffic snarls and potholed roads. CNNIBN takes call of people from Mumbai and takes their views of problems they are facing during monsoon. ...
  • Decision to raise height of Narmada dam gives locals' sleepless nights June 13, 2014

    Locals OF Dharmpur village in Madhya Pradesh feel they have not received the promised rehabilitation package and they fear the height of the Narmada dam will further be raised. ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 8, 2014

    This week, a mother demands strong punishment for a man who attempted to rape her three year old baby,a teacher picks up CJ mike to appeal the Jammu and Kashmir government for better facilities and remuneration at mobile season schools in the state, a young dancer from Bangalore wants stronger...
  • CJ Mushtaq highlights lack of safe drinking water supply in Srinagar March 24, 2014

    CJ Mushtaq Khan highlights the condition of unhygienic drinking water supply in the heart of Srinagar city in Jammu and Kashmir. The area called Telbal is a short distance from CM Omar Abdullah's residence, Says CJ. In the absence of clean driking water supply, the residents are forced to fetch...
  • CJ Madhevraj highlights the polluted condition of a lake in Bangalore February 4, 2014

    CJ Madhevraj reports on the polluted state of a fresh water lake in Bangalore. The condition of Varthur Lake is deteriorating all thanks to the unfiltered sewage that flows into it. ...
  • AAP keeps its poll promise, gives 20k litres water free per connection December 30, 2013

    The Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi has fulfilled its poll promise by providing 20,000 litres of free water per household starting from January 1, 2014. New appointed Delhi Jal Board CEO Vijay Kumar announced the decision and said, "All the domestic consumers having metered connection will get 20 kilolitres...
  • Video Volunteers: A School Without Water August 4, 2013

    In this clip from the India Unheard series, Video Volunteers locate a school in Odisha that has no working hand pump. Unhygienic conditions prevail, say students. ...
  • Ground report: Mandakini still above danger mark in Uttarakhand June 21, 2013

    There is only trail of destruction in Sumari village of Uttarakhand. The village was flooded on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. The Mandakini's water level is still above the danger mark. ...
  • Watch: Yamuna above danger mark, 400 tents being put up for rehabilitation June 19, 2013

    All eyes on the Yamuna which is at its highest level in 35 years after water was released from Harayana's Hathinikund barrage. ...
  • Watch: Cars swept away as floods wreak havoc in Uttarakhand June 19, 2013

    Thousands of tourists remain stranded in Chamoli, Uttarakhand and the water current is so strong that several cars have been swept away. ...
  • CJ Vimlendu draws attention to pollution in Yamuna June 9, 2013

    Environmentalist, Vimlendu Jha turns CJ to explain the pollution levels in Yamuna. He takes a walk along the river bank to get a reality check and tells us how the waters are polluted in Delhi. ...
  • Citizen Journalist Show: Resident exposes water scarcity in Bangalore April 20, 2013

    Sunithi Jayakumar becomes a Citizen Journalist to expose how 30% borewells have run dry in Bangalore and residents are being forced to spend money to buy water tankers to meet the shortage. ...
  • Are both Rahul and Modi development models riddled with holes? April 18, 2013

    While nothing much has changed in Amethi despite Rahul Gandhi's numerous visits and promises, in Narendra Modi's vibrant Gujarat, nearly 4,000 villages face an acute water crisis. ...
  • In Modi's vibrant Gujarat, 4,000 villages face acute water crisis April 18, 2013

    Nearly 4,000 villages in Sami in north Gujarat face a droughtlike situation with no water to drink. People are being forced to dig pits and consume unsafe water. ...
  • FTN: Is it too much to ask for a dry Holi? March 26, 2013

    It's tough to imagine Holi with no water, but that is exactly what Mumbai is aspiring to do this year. An extreme water crisis in the state has prompted various institutions in the city to try and do their bit during this festival. ...
  • Mumbai: Parents ask their kids to save water, play dry Holi March 26, 2013

    An extreme water crisis in Maharashtra has prompted various institutions and residents in Mumbai to try and do their bit during the festival of Holi. ...
  • CJs say no to water wastage this Holi March 25, 2013

    This festive season we are looking at saying no to water wastage, will you be playing a waterless Holi? ...
  • Media misguiding people, used very less water for Holi celebrations: Asaram March 18, 2013

    Self-proclaimed spiritual leader Asaram Bapu has come under flak for indulging in pre-Holi celebrations wasting tonnes of water even as Maharashtra reels under its worst drought in over four decades. "Water was not misused as claimed by media, we used very less quantity of water. Media has been misguided by...
  • Maharashtra drought: Water being diverted to breweries, alleges Leader of Oppn March 12, 2013

    Leader of Opposition Vinod Tawde alleged that water was being diverted to breweries instead of giving it to farmers. ...
  • Delhi gangrape protest: Angry crowds demand justice December 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Scenes of angry citizens carrying the national flag and shouting slogans continued on Sunday afternoon amidst water cannons and tear gas shells burst by police. Protesters demanded stricter laws to ensure safety of women in Delhi following the brutal gangrape of a 23yearold woman, who is now battling...
  • Art, music, fashion come together for 'Artize craftsmanship in water' October 8, 2012

    Art, fashion and music took centre stage when artist Paresh Maity, fashion designer Wendell Rodricks and sitar maestro Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan joined hands for a unique initiative, 'Artize craftsmanship in water' on Friday night in the capital. As part of the theme, the three artistes presented works inspired by...
  • K'taka releases Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu September 30, 2012

    Complying with the Supreme Court directive, Karnataka on Sunday began release of Cauvery River water to Tamil Nadu, triggering widespread protests across the district and disrupting vehicular movement. "We are not in a position to release Cauvery River water but with due respect to the Supreme Court direction we are...
  • Kudankulam: Villagers form human chain in sea September 13, 2012

    Hundreds of villagers formed a human chain along the coastline of Idinthikarai in south Tamil Nadu. ...
  • The police were rough with us: Indira Sagar protestors September 12, 2012

    The villagers in Harda, protesting against the Indira Sagar Dam in neck-deep water, were forcefully evicted by the police. ...
  • MP: 130 villagers protesting in neck-deep water for 12 days September 5, 2012

    The villagers, displaced due to two hydel projects, demand that the government gives them alternate land and more compensation. ...