DNA analysis of rising water crisis in India!

DNA analyses the rising water crisis in India. Watch how precious is every drop of water we use and waste!
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Matri Sadan chief Swami Shivanand drinks water after DM promises action

Matri Sadan chief Swami Shivanand who had been fasting for 48 days against illegal mining in the Ganga here, agreed to drink ORS laced water after the intervention by the district authorities.

Here's a low-cost water purifier for villages

A discarded sari, a few glass pipes and freely available sunlight are the only requirements for an innovative system that can provide safe drinking water to a rural household.

Arvind Kejriwal commissions Bawana water treatment plant

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday commissioned the Bawana Water Treatment Plant and Underground Reservoir in Outer Delhi's Bawana and, while at it, also provided an on-the-spot solution for the drinking water problem of a nearby village.

Lack of piped water leading to high instances of diarrhoea: World Bank
Lack of piped water leading to high instances of diarrhoea: World Bank

 Inadequate piped water supply is one of the main reasons for high instances of diarrhoea in Sunderbans, home to the world's largest mangrove forest, according to Word Bank, which called for immediate concrete steps to tackle the problem.

PCI chief Rajesh Tomar suspended over para athletes' mistreatment
PCI chief Rajesh Tomar suspended over para athletes' mistreatment

A marred sporting event in India was once again highlighted to showcase the negligence by the authorities over athletes of the nation. The recent National Para-Athletics championship sparked a row after which the body decided to suspended president Rajesh Tomar.

Chhattisgarh to provide 2 lakh drinking water connections

 Chhattisgarh government has set a target to provide domestic water connections to around 2 lakh households in a year under the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP), it was officially announced here on Friday.

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.

Fluoride in drinking water linked to depression, obesity

 Before you take that sip to quench your thirst, make sure the water isn't too high in fluoride content, as a new study claims, fluoride can cause depression and weight gain.

UP CM opens purse strings for Agra

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has announced an outlay of Rs 600 crores to modernise and broadbase Agra's drinking water facilities and pipeline network.

Centre to launch 'Drinking Water and Sanitation Awareness Week'

In view of low awareness in villages on use of toilets and safe handling of water, Centre has decided to launch a "National Rural Drinking Water and Sanitation Awareness Week" across all states next month.

Now make pure water from thin air!

In April 2012, at the height of summer, Mumbaikars were shocked to read about the death of a woman in a Thane village who trudged several kilometres to fetch drinking water and died from sunstroke. The incident prompted an IITian to build a device that can convert humidity in the atmosphere into water, right in our homes.

Bamboo tower to harness drinking water from air

An Italian firm is developing an off-grid bamboo tower that could efficiently harness safe drinking water from thin air without the need of expensive infrastructure.

Three-layered checking of Obama's food, drinking water

 The food and drinking water to be served to US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle during their stay at the ITC Maurya will pass through three layers of stingent checking, including by a crack Delhi Police team and the US Secret Service.

Manjhi govt asked to expedite drinking water schemes

 The Centre on Tuesday asked the Bihar government to expedite the tardy progress in implementation of the drinking water schemes in the state particularly in villages dominated by SC, ST and minorities population.

DNA: Bottled water may be harmful to health, BARC study reveals

Drinking packaged water may appear to be good for health but you are wrong. A new research conducted by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in 18 bottled water companies in Mumbai has revealed the presence of harmful chemicals in samples of bottled water.

Assembly Elections: Public opinion in Delhi's Dwarka

As Assembly polls are approaching, let's decode the public opinion and know the issues ailing Delhi.

New tech uses sunlight to purify water
New tech uses sunlight to purify water

 A new Japanese technology that uses sunlight and photocatalysts to turn polluted water into safe drinking water is being tested in India.

Jaundice death toll rises to 17 in Odisha town

With the authorities confirming Sunday the death of one more patient, the toll from jaundice in Odisha's Sambalpur town since May has risen to 17.

Govt to ensure safe drinking water to tackle fluorosis

With more than one crore people at the risk of fluorosis, government today said efforts are on to ensure supply of safe drinking water in the affected areas to address the problem.