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  • World Water Day 2021: Themed 'Valuing Water', here's how India plans to celebrate it Mar 22, 2021 09:50 AM IST

    World Water Day 2021: Themed 'Valuing Water', here's how India plans to celebrate it

    World Water Day: Observance of the international day seeks to reaffirm that water and sanitation measures are key to reducing poverty, achieving environmental sustainability and economic growth.

  • Mars long ago was wet. You may be surprised where the water went Mar 17, 2021 10:56 PM IST

    Mars long ago was wet. You may be surprised where the water went

    The researchers suggested that a lot of the water did not actually leave the planet, but rather ended up trapped in various minerals that contain water as part of their mineral structure - clays and sulfates in particular.

  • AWGs are the ideal solution for India’s drinking water problems: Avko Atmospheric Water Systems Oct 14, 2020 08:59 PM IST

    AWGs are the ideal solution for India’s drinking water problems: Avko Atmospheric Water Systems

    The company’s founder and CEO, Navkaran Singh Bagga said that alternative technologies like atmospheric water generators (AWG) that do not depend on any water source can be installed at offices, buildings, factories, villages, for safe and pure drinking water

  • Water can be produced from air through a plug-and-play system: Airowater Oct 10, 2020 10:38 AM IST

    Water can be produced from air through a plug-and-play system: Airowater

    Siddharth Shah, Director of Airowater told Moneycontrol that the company uses a patented atmospheric water generator (AWG) green technology that harvests water from the humidity in the air

  • Water warning as climate risks intensify: Report Sep 09, 2020 07:51 PM IST

    Water warning as climate risks intensify: Report

    The multi-agency United in Science report said the world had seen its warmest five years on record in the last five years, adding that extreme weather events bore "a clear fingerprint" of climate change.

  • Punjab will burn, Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal an emotive issue, says Punjab CM Amarinder Aug 19, 2020 11:08 AM IST

    Punjab will burn, Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal an emotive issue, says Punjab CM Amarinder

    Meeting Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar and Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat through a video link, the Punjab CM argued that the SYL canal issue could disturb national security

  • Cyclone Amphan: Drinking water, electricity restored in most parts of Kolkata May 27, 2020 01:00 PM IST

    Cyclone Amphan: Drinking water, electricity restored in most parts of Kolkata

    Private power utility, CESC Ltd, which supplies power to most parts of the metropolis claimed that 95 per cent of 33 lakh consumers have been reconnected to power.

  • COVID-19 reminds us to be more environmentally conscious May 17, 2020 10:41 AM IST

    COVID-19 reminds us to be more environmentally conscious

    The pandemic shows how sensitive the environment and the ecosystem surrounding us is. India needs to focus on a green recovery now

  • COVID-19 | India can turn this crisis into an environmental and economic opportunity Apr 17, 2020 01:12 PM IST

    COVID-19 | India can turn this crisis into an environmental and economic opportunity

    The coronavirus pandemic is a reminder to all, especially India, that all forms of life is necessary and must be protected for our survival

  • COVID-19 | An opportunity to shift the focus from megacities to small towns Apr 13, 2020 11:24 AM IST

    COVID-19 | An opportunity to shift the focus from megacities to small towns

    We must realign our growth strategies and bring about structural changes in policies that prioritise the poor and redress regional imbalances

  • COVID-19 | Challenges posed by availability of water and hygiene practices Apr 02, 2020 12:55 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Challenges posed by availability of water and hygiene practices

    To beat the pandemic, basic hygiene-related habits, access to water supply and housing facilities, along with government initiatives must go hand-in-hand.

  • Water insecurity rising in Hindu Kush Himalayan region: Study Mar 02, 2020 08:35 AM IST

    Water insecurity rising in Hindu Kush Himalayan region: Study

    The study covering 13 towns across four countries – Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Pakistan shows that the interlinkages of water availability, water supply systems, rapid urbanisation, and consequent increase in water demand (both daily and seasonal) are leading to increasing water insecurity in towns in the HKH region.

  • Politics | AAP’s victory makes a case for a strong city-state in India Feb 18, 2020 01:29 PM IST

    Politics | AAP’s victory makes a case for a strong city-state in India

    AAP's success in Delhi will strengthen the argument for more spending on subsidies towards public schemes at the state and central level.

  • ‘Will ensure 24-hour supply in next 5 years’ says Kejriwal as PM Modi raises people’s ‘dissatisfaction over water quality in Delhi’ Dec 26, 2019 07:44 AM IST

    ‘Will ensure 24-hour supply in next 5 years’ says Kejriwal as PM Modi raises people’s ‘dissatisfaction over water quality in Delhi’

    This is the second time this week that PM Modi has attacked the AAP government over water quality in Delhi, which will head for elections early in 2020

  • French firm Suez working on two water projects in India Dec 15, 2019 12:07 PM IST

    French firm Suez working on two water projects in India

    A waste water treatment plant is being set up in Okhla here at a cost of 145 million euros and will be operational within three years, said Suez Group's Senior Executive Vice President Ana Giros Calpe, who was in the national capital recently.

  • Victoria Falls shrink to a trickle, feeding climate change fears Dec 07, 2019 01:20 AM IST

    Victoria Falls shrink to a trickle, feeding climate change fears

    While they typically slow down during the dry season, officials said this year had brought an unprecedented decline in water levels.

  • People are 'terrified' to drink water supplied in the city: Manoj Tiwari to Arvind Kejriwal Nov 20, 2019 01:59 PM IST

    People are 'terrified' to drink water supplied in the city: Manoj Tiwari to Arvind Kejriwal

    Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Saturday released the second phase of the Bureau of Indian Standardisation (BIS) study which stated that Delhi along with Kolkata and Chennai failed in almost 10 out of 11 quality parameters of drinking water.

  • Central ministers playing 'dirty politics' by saying drinking water in Delhi poisonous: Arvind Kejriwal Nov 18, 2019 01:55 PM IST

    Central ministers playing 'dirty politics' by saying drinking water in Delhi poisonous: Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal said five random water samples will be lifted publicly from each ward in the city for examination and asserted that only 1.5 percent of the 1.55 lakh water samples picked up by the Delhi Jal Board in January-September this year have failed the tests.

  • Tap water in Mumbai safe for drinking; not in other metros, 17 state capitals: Govt study Nov 16, 2019 06:18 PM IST

    Tap water in Mumbai safe for drinking; not in other metros, 17 state capitals: Govt study

    Testing was conducted to check Organoleptic and physical parameters and know the chemical and toxic substances and bacteriological quality besides virological and biological parameters.

  • BJP will give five times more relief to electricity, water consumers if voted to power in Delhi: Manoj Tiwari Oct 22, 2019 09:30 AM IST

    BJP will give five times more relief to electricity, water consumers if voted to power in Delhi: Manoj Tiwari

    According to a reply to an RTI application filed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), after coming to power in Delhi in 2015, Kejriwal had spent Rs 12,18,027 on treatment in private hospitals, which was paid by the general administration department of the Delhi government, Tiwari said.

  • Availability of drinking water first priority, industries shall find alternative ways: NGT Oct 18, 2019 05:50 PM IST

    Availability of drinking water first priority, industries shall find alternative ways: NGT

    The green panel said since the 'critically' exploited areas have been found to be seriously affected by withdrawal of groundwater, regulating such extraction for commercial purposes cannot be dispensed with.

  • Centre to soon bring updated National Water Policy Sep 29, 2019 09:16 AM IST

    Centre to soon bring updated National Water Policy

    It also said a National Bureau of Water Use Efficiency will be set up

  • Water conservation: What can India learn from Israel’s expertise? Sep 07, 2019 12:32 PM IST

    Water conservation: What can India learn from Israel’s expertise?

    As Israel had little water, it had to remind its people that water was a miracle.

  • News18 launches Mission Paani: Here’s what the initiative is all about Aug 27, 2019 03:02 PM IST

    News18 launches Mission Paani: Here’s what the initiative is all about

    Here's a quick look at what Mission Paani is all about and the challenge India is currently facing

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