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Safe drinking water is grave problem across country: Sai

New Delhi, Nov 10 (UNI) Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai on Friday said safe drinking water has been a grave problem for India, across the country where lack of usable water has resulted in decade old sanitation and health problems.
While inaugurating a cross-functional seminar among Ministries of Water & Sanitation, Housing & Urban Affairs and Steel, to deliberate over sustainable solutions in plugging nearly 40 per cent water leakages in water distribution systems, he said potable water gets contaminated due to corrosive water pipelines. Also, leakages through plastic water pipes lead to water loss in transmission. Conversely, Stainless Steel water pipes are corrosion free, strong, durable and recyclable.
As per the World Bank estimates, the total cost of non-revenue water worldwide is 14 billion dollarannually.
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07 Dec 2022 | 8:47 AM

New Delhi, Dec 7 (UNI) The winter session of Parliament is set to begin on Wednesday with opposition parties planning to corner the government over price rise, falling value of rupee, alleged misuse of central agencies, AIIMS cyberattack and the LAC standoff with China, among other issues.

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Making millets food choice is need of hour: PM Modi

Making millets food choice is need of hour: PM Modi

06 Dec 2022 | 10:17 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday emphasized making millets a food choice for the future.

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Joshi calls for cooperation in all-party meeting ahead of winter session

Joshi calls for cooperation in all-party meeting ahead of winter session

06 Dec 2022 | 9:55 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Announcing commencement of winter session of Parliament, from December 7 to December 29, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Tuesday requested all the party leaders for active cooperation and support for the smooth functioning of both the Houses of Parliament.

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India is rising as never before, says Vice President Dhankar

India is rising as never before, says Vice President Dhankar

06 Dec 2022 | 9:33 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday said "India is rising as never before and bold governance reforms along with increased use of technology have made the system fair and transparent."
"An ecosystem has been created wherein the ideals enlisted in the preamble of Indian constitution are being materialized," he added addressing the Officer Trainees of 75th batch of IRS officers at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas here.

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Melinda Gates calls on President Murmu

Melinda Gates calls on President Murmu

06 Dec 2022 | 9:27 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Melinda French Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, called on the President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

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