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Third day of tap water drinking ban in US city

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 16:17

Hundreds of thousands of Toledo, Ohio residents entered a third day Monday unable to drink their tap water after officials warned that the supply was polluted.

At least 20 kids fall ill after drinking water in Bihar school

Last Updated: Monday, August 04, 2014, 14:00

At least six children fainted and 20 fell ill Monday after drinking water at a school in Bihar`s Bhojpur district, an official said. All were out of danger after receiving medical treatment.

400,000 in US city told not to drink tap water

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 15:38

Residents of Toledo, Ohio will learn Sunday when they can drink tap water again after officials warned that the water supply was polluted with toxins likely released by algae blooms.

Body, health myths exposed

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 19:41

From drinking eight glasses of water everyday to eating food before going to bed helps in storing fat are some of the health guidelines that doctors suggest time and again, but experts bust such health and body myths that has been the part of our lifestyle since ages.

NGT restrains Punjab from spending funds for controlling water pollution

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 19:34

The National Green Tribunal Wednesday restrained Punjab from spending the first instalment of Rs 16.13 crores being disbursed by Union Urban Development Ministry for controlling contamination of under-ground water in the state till it examines the details as to how they want to spend the money.

India among countries to face `insurmountable` water crisis by 2040

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:48

A research focusing on four different case studies in France, the United States, China and India respectively has recently revealed that it might be impossible to continue to produce electricity and meet the demand of clean drinking water worldwide by 2040.

Gym bag must-haves

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 09:58

Excited about hitting the gym and cutting flab? Make sure to carry essentials like water bottle, hair ties and deodorant in your duffle bag.

Increase in atmospheric moisture tied to human activities

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 17:31

Human activities are directly responsible for rising levels of atmospheric water vapour, the most abundant greenhouse gas and a key driver of global warming, scientists say.

Human-induced water vapour next climate threat

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 13:47

The rising levels of water vapour in the upper troposphere - a key amplifier of global warming - owing to greenhouse gases will intensify climate change impacts over the next decades, scientists said.

Shimla gets Himachal`s first water-dispensing ATM

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 14:30

Now, you can buy drinking water by using an ATM card in this Himachal Pradesh capital, the first in the state and perhaps in the country.

BJP`s river linking plan likely to get push

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 13:47

BJP`s ambitious proposal to link rivers across the country is set to get a push with the Water Resources Ministry being asked to prepare a future roadmap.

Centre financing schemes for sewage treatment plants: Minister

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 00:25

The Union government is impressing upon state governments and municipal bodies to incorporate rain water harvesting projects in their urban and country plans, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday.