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Three days on, drinking water shortage leaves Siliguri locals in distress

Local residents of 47 wards of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) under Darjeeling district of West Bengal are suffering from drinking water crisis from the last three days.

Try these easy ways to increase your water intake!

Are you drinking enough water throughout the day? Well, most of us simply forget to do that but it is necessary if you want to maintain a well-hydrated state.

NGT summons Delhi Environment Secretary over dirty water issue

NGT summons Delhi Environment Secretary over dirty water issue

The National Green Tribunal has taken exception to non-submission of status report on quality of water supplied to households in the national capital by the Delhi government despite repeated directions.

Jharkhand CM asks officials to ensure clean drinking water in mine belts

Reviewing the District Mineral Foundation Trust's activities here, he said priority should be given to those blocks having mines and then implement in entire district after preparing a scheme.

How long can you reuse your water bottle!

If you have been reusing your bottles everyday, make sure that you wash your bottles with hot soapy water and dry thoroughly between uses.

50 taken ill in Rajasthan after drinking contaminated water

On receiving information about the incident, a rapid response team was sent to the spot.

Odisha earmarks Rs 300 crore for drinking water infrastructure

Earmarking Rs 300 crore for developing infrastructure for supplying potable water in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday directed officials to provide free drinking water to the urban poor.

CM Raman Singh bats for conservation of ground water resources

To deal with the looming water crises in the drought-hit Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday appealed citizens to conserve and preserve ground water resources for future generation.

Drinking water the correct way!

Knowing how and when to drink water will not only provide benefits, but also maximise its effectiveness on the body.

Health benefits of drinking water on empty stomach – Watch video

Health benefits of drinking water on empty stomach – Watch video

By following simple healthy lifestyle tips, we can keep the deadliest of diseases at bay.

Nitish Kumar seeks proposal for drinking water, toilet to every home

Nitish Kumar seeks proposal for drinking water, toilet to every home

Expressing his commitment to provide drinking water and toilet to every household in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday instructed officials to prepare a proposal to this objective by January 15 next. 

UNICEF highlights poor social indicators in Bihar

UNICEF today highlighted poor social indicators in Bihar like high incidence of underweight children, high percentage of households deprived of drinking water and sanitation facility and stressed on effective steps to overcome the challenge.

NGT issues notice over releasing drinking water for Ganeshotsav immersion

The National Green Tribunal here has issued notices to various departments of the Maharashtra government in an EIL to ban releasing drinking water from dams for Lord Ganesha idols` immersion, an activist said here on Tuesday.

Now, a book to purify drinking water

 In a breakthrough discovery, researchers at the University of Virginia's Center for Global Health have developed 'The Drinkable Book', which is a nanotechnology-based method to purify drinking water and can eliminate water-borne bacteria.

Low cost paper-based method to purify drinking water

Leveraging on the bacteria-killing properties of silver and inexpensive copper, a US researchers has developed a low cost, simple and easily transportable paper-based method to purify drinking water.

'In parts of Delhi, groundwater unfit for human consumption'

In some areas of Delhi, groundwater was found "unfit" for human consumption, the Economic Survey Report of Delhi 2014-15 has said while raising "serious concern" over depleting groundwater level.

Spell out steps to make Godavari clean: HC to Maharashtra

The Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to declare within a week what steps it would take to make the Godavari river in Nashik, where Kumbh Mela starts next month, pollution-free and its water fit for drinking.

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No widespread danger to water from fracking: US agency

The controversial oil and gas extraction technique known as fracking poses no widespread danger to US drinking water, the US environmental agency said Thursday in a long-awaited assessment.

World Environment Day 2015: We are running out of water!

Leonardo da Vinci truly claimed that 'water is the driving force of all nature'. It's needless to reiterate the above statement as we all know the significance of this precious resource!