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India may become a water-scarce country by 2020: CDP

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 22:29

India may become a water-scarce country by 2020 and the industry will face increased pressure to conserve water, said a study.

BJP MLAs meet Kejriwal, complain of water scarcity

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 23:20

A delegation of MLAs of Bharatiya Janata Party today met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal discussing the issue of water crises in their constituencies and asked him to adress the problem at the earliest.

Global warming likely to put 40% more people at risk of water scarcity

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:44

A new study has found that global warming resulting from unabated greenhouse-gas emissions is likelier to put 40 percent more people at risk of absolute water scarcity within the century than would be without it.

Half world may live under `water stress` by 2030

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 09:01

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has warned that by 2030, half the people on Earth would be living under "water stress," a measure defined as less than 1,700 cubic metres of water available per person per year, unless action was taken.

India`s grasslands at huge risk due to increasing water scarcity

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 23:52

Increasing water scarcity caused by unabated global warming will have a drastic impact on grasslands in Eastern India, a study has claimed.

Water scarcity is the biggest challenge for Delhi: CM

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 18:44

"We will face great trouble in the next five to seven years if we do not address the issue. Scarcity of water is the main challenge facing the city and we will have to seriously address the issue," Dikshit said.

Water scarcity is the biggest challenge for Delhi: CM

Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 17:30

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit identified water scarcity as the biggest challenge facing the national capital and cautioned that the situation may worsen in the next five years if concrete steps to address the issue are not taken.

`Air quality, water availability worsened in Delhi`

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 19:04

Air pollution and drinking water availability worsened in the last five years in the national capital with the transport sector, industries and wastage of water adding to the problem.

`Scientists, engineers must join hands to meet `grand challenge` of clean water supply`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 20:35

Scientists and engineers together must initiate a major new effort to educate the public and decision makers on a crisis in providing Earth`s people with clean water that looms ahead in the 21st century.

4,195 Maharashtra villages depend on water tankers

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 17:11

The water stock in irrigation reservoirs across Maharashtra has gone down to 17 per cent and the number of villages being supplied water through tankers has risen, the state cabinet was informed on Wednesday.

`India inching towards water scarcity`

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 13:23

India is "inching towards water scarcity" and the situation in several states is critical as ground water levels are depleting at an alarming rate.

BJP stages protest over water scarcity in Delhi

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013, 22:33

Delhi BJP on Friday took to streets to protest against scarcity of water in various parts of the city during summer.