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Jat Protests in Haryana block Delhi’s water supply
Jat protestors demanding reservation in government jobs and employment have been blocking roads and railway traffic. The protesters have also damaged the Munak canal, which is Delhi’s main water supply line, causing a major water shortage in Delhi. It is expected to take over two weeks to repair damages and restore regular water supply. Read More
Chilled potable water will soon be sold through Water ATMs in Hyderabad
The Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board is coming up with a plan to build, what are popularly known as, Water ATMs. Through these, citizens could get a litre of chilled water for Re1.
Nationwide debate rages on about allowing women in Sabarimala
The Travancore Devaswom board that manages Hindu temples, is organising a series of prayers to counter the new argument that women of menstrual ages should also be allowed into the temple. Read More
The Budget Session of Parliament kicks off in Delhi
The Budget Session began earlier today with an address by President Pranab Mukherjee. Read More
Quote of the day: Today is YOUR day! You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself in any direction you choose!
My name is Ashika and I hope you’ll watch out for me at 4pm tomorrow too – remember, it’s so important to know what’s going on in the world around you.