Parl panel urges Punjab CM to tackle water contamination

 Reminding Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal of his 'Raj Dharma', former Union minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday sought his personal intervention for resolving the issue of water contamination in the state.

Over 16,000 habitations hit by water contamination: Govt

With thousands of habitations being affected by water contamination, Health Minister J P Nadda today said this was leading to complications and even death and stressed the need for intensive co-ordination with various entities to ensure safe drinking water.

Over 16,000 habitations hit by water contamination: Govt

With thousands of habitations being affected by water contamination, Health Minister J P Nadda Friday said this was leading to complications and even death and stressed the need for intensive co-ordination with various entities to ensure safe drinking water.

Jaundice cases on the rise in Odisha: Official

Jaundice is fast spreading in Odisha with over 90 cases detected across the state in the past week, forcing authorities to step up preventive measures, a health official said Thursday.

Well water in Goa beach villages has worms: Minister

Well water in tourism-oriented coastal Goan villages is so bad that it is infested with worms, Public Works Department Minister Sudin Dhavalikar said Friday.

About 83 pc diseases in Mumbai are water-borne: Survey

With monsoon at its peak, water contamination is the biggest issue for households as nearly 83 per cent diseases are in the city being water borne, according to a survey.

Cabinet nod for international centre for drinking water quality

The union cabinet Tuesday gave its approval to the proposal for establishing International Centre for Drinking Water Quality in Kolkata which will research water quality-related problems including contamination by arsenic and fluorides.

Govt fails to provide clean drinking water: SDMC

South Delhi Municipal Corporation accused Delhi government of failing to provide clean drinking water after one person died allegedly due to consumption of contaminated water in Rajokri locality.

Idols` immersion poses threat to Ganges

With hundreds of idols of goddess Durga immersed in the Ganges here and in other parts of Bihar, marking the end of Durga Puja festivities, environmentalists are worried about the increased pollution levels in the river.

Silver nanoparticles `may lead to sensors that detect water contamination`

In a new study, scientists including one of Indian origin, have tried to make a semiconductor-graphene-metal film that could help detect even very low-level concentration of organic contaminations in water.

Hundreds fall sick in suspected water contamination case in Jaipur

Over 200 people have been taken ill after allegedly drinking contaminated water in a number of villages in Kotputli area of the district.

NHRC notice to Delhi govt in water contamination case

The NHRC has sought a report from Delhi government, taking
cognizance of an incident in which two boys died and more than
50 people fell ill allegedly after drinking contaminated water
supplied by DJB here last month.