Drinking water

We enforce strict quality control: Indian companies on plastic in water bottles report

We enforce strict quality control: Indian companies on plastic in water bottles report

The findings suggested that a person who drinks a liter of bottled water a day might be consuming tens of thousands of microplastic particles each year.

Mar 16, 2018, 15:40 PM IST
Toilet water as tasty as bottled water, say scientists

Toilet water as tasty as bottled water, say scientists

Two-thirds of humanity currently live in zones that experience water scarcity at least one month a year. Half of those people are in China and India.

Mar 15, 2018, 16:39 PM IST
Plastic particles contaminating leading bottled water brands: Report

Plastic particles contaminating leading bottled water brands: Report

Experts cautioned that the extent of the risk to human health posed by such contamination remains unclear.

Mar 15, 2018, 10:24 AM IST
Want to cut your risk of urinary tract infection? Drink water, says study

Want to cut your risk of urinary tract infection? Drink water, says study

Drinking more fluids increases the rate of flushing of bacteria from the bladder and also likely reduces the concentration of bacteria that enter the bladder from the vagina.

Oct 08, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
Ultra-thin carbon nanotubes could be the answer to global water crisis - Here's how

Ultra-thin carbon nanotubes could be the answer to global water crisis - Here's how

 Scientists have developed carbon nanotubes over 50,000 times thinner than a human hair which can separate salt from seawater, an advance that may help solve the global water crisis.

Aug 28, 2017, 20:41 PM IST
Reusing plastic bottles could do you more harm than good

Reusing plastic bottles could do you more harm than good

That's because the plastic bottle you're constantly replenishing isn't made to be re-filled - meaning it could have the potential to leach chemicals and harbour harmful bacteria.

Jun 28, 2017, 11:47 AM IST
At 63 million, India has highest number of people living in rural areas without access to clean water: Report

At 63 million, India has highest number of people living in rural areas without access to clean water: Report

According to the report released to mark World Water Day, which is observed on 22 March each year, without access to clean water, 63 million people are living in rural areas in India.

Mar 21, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
Arsenic affected drinking water in 66,663 habitations: Govt

Arsenic affected drinking water in 66,663 habitations: Govt

There are 66,663 areas where drinking water is affected due to the presence of arsenic and fluorides," Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar said in Rajya Sabha.

Feb 06, 2017, 16:33 PM IST
Nargis Fakhri's advice about 'drinking water' is what you should know for keeping a healthy body!

Nargis Fakhri's advice about 'drinking water' is what you should know for keeping a healthy body!

Bollywood's tall and stunning actress Nargis Fakhri has a huge fan following. The dazzling beauty is all for healthy food and maintaining a healthy body. She believes in regular work-outs and a perfect diet to achieve a holistic living.

Dec 09, 2016, 10:46 AM IST

Want to live a very long life? Follow these five basic rules for a healthier, happier lifestyle!

Following are five simple common-sense rules, if followed will keep you fit and add years to your life.

Oct 28, 2016, 13:28 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi asks Chief Secretaries to ensure drinking water in 500 towns under AMRUT

PM Narendra Modi asks Chief Secretaries to ensure drinking water in 500 towns under AMRUT

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked the Chief Secretaries of all states to ensure safe drinking water to residents of all 500 towns under AMRUT.

Oct 26, 2016, 23:39 PM IST

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.

Sep 11, 2016, 10:41 AM IST

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.

Sep 09, 2016, 00:05 AM IST
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.

Sep 04, 2016, 08:48 AM IST

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.

Jul 14, 2016, 00:10 AM IST

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.

Jun 06, 2016, 13:35 PM IST

50 taken ill in Rajasthan after drinking contaminated water

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

May 11, 2016, 02:20 AM IST

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.

Apr 19, 2016, 22:09 PM IST

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.

Apr 10, 2016, 18:29 PM IST

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.

Feb 16, 2016, 13:07 PM IST