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Water crisis threatens thirsty Sao Paulo

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 06:25

Sao Paulo is thirsty. A severe drought is hitting Brazil`s largest city and thriving economic capital with no end in sight, threatening the municipal water supply to millions of people.

India in danger of moving towards water scarcity condition: ADB

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 17:56

India is in danger of moving towards water scarcity conditions as per capita availability of water is reducing in the country, a Asian Development Bank official said Wednesday.

There will be water wars soon: HC on depleting water level in Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 21:22

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said there would be "water wars" soon given the rate water sources is depleting and asked the city government whether it has any policy in place for implementing rain-water harvesting measures.

All Congress MLAs except two suspended for a day from Gujarat Assembly

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:13

Gujarat Assembly Speaker Vaju Vala Wednesday suspended all the Congress MLAs present in the House expect two, for a day after they indulged in sloganeering on the issue of their demand for a discussion on water situation in the state.

Gujarat hiding facts about water scarcity, says Congress MLA

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 23:27

Congress MLA from Siddhpur constituency Balwantsinh Rajput today alleged that the Gujarat government was hiding crucial facts from the people about the water scarcity in the state.

Follow Gujarat`s water management model: Centre to states

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 01:28

The NDA government has asked states to emulate the Gujarat water management model to address the problem of water scarcity.

Israeli firm develops machine that makes drinking water from thin air

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 14:51

In a significant finding that could ease water woes, an Israeli company has come up with a new and an inexpensive technology that produces drinking water from thin air.

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.