Jun 14, 2018 09:58 PM IST
The report states that about 60 crore people facing high to extreme water stress and about two lakh people dying every year due to inadequate access to safe water.
- May 28, 2018 10:00 PM IST
A division bench of Acting Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice Ajay Mohan Goel said, “The problem of water scarcity within Shimla town, as highlighted, takes us to yet another issue and that being as to whether any new construction should be allowed to come up within the municipal limits of Shimla town at all or not."
- Mar 22, 2017 08:00 AM IST
Global population growth, urbanisation, land use change, industrialisation, food production practices, increased living standards and poor water use practices, mean that the world today is facing a water quality crisis. India‘s urban areas generate R
- May 28, 2016 02:50 PM IST
"The road between Irwin Chowk and Panchvati Chowk was cleaned for the Chief Minister's event. This was avoidable wastage of water at a time when that district, like several other parts of the state, is reeling under acute water crisis," Leader of Opposition in the Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde said.
- May 13, 2016 12:14 PM IST
During last 16 months, 212 farmers committed suicide in Osmanabad district, which is facing severe water crisis for four consecutive years. Government help was provided to the kin in 120 cases, as per official figures.
- May 05, 2016 05:22 PM IST
One lakh square feet of construction consume more than 9000 million litres of water â€“ a quantity that can cater to the water requirement of 50 households for an entire year.
- Apr 20, 2016 10:24 PM IST
Keeping in view the request by various states affected by the crisis, the Centre has released Rs 823 crore, Singh said, adding that states have been asked to spend 10 per cent of the unused fund to improve drinking water condition, electricity or other developmental sector.
- Apr 08, 2016 09:58 PM IST
Doctors from the region say they are finding it hard to treat patients and have been forced to put off planned surgeries and are performing only emergency surgeries due to an acute water supply.