Water

HC asks if BMC will continue its policy of no additional supply of water to Wankhede during IPL

HC asks if BMC will continue its policy of no additional supply of water to Wankhede during IPL

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) if it would continue its decision of not supplying additional water to the Wankhede Stadium during the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL).

Apr 03, 2018, 20:08 PM IST
World Water Day: Reaffirm commitment towards water conservation, says PM Modi

World Water Day: Reaffirm commitment towards water conservation, says PM Modi

On the occasion of World Water Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday highlighted the importance of 'Jal Shakti' and said that people should reaffirm their commitment towards water conservation. 

Mar 22, 2018, 12:44 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
At least 14 dead after drinking toxins in water, claim villagers in Maharashtra

At least 14 dead after drinking toxins in water, claim villagers in Maharashtra

At least 14 people have died due to toxins present in water in a 250-feet borewell in a village in Maha village of Yavatmal in Maharashtra.

Mar 13, 2018, 21:31 PM IST
In poll-bound Karnataka, water top priority for voters: Report

In poll-bound Karnataka, water top priority for voters: Report

Better electricity supply, improved roads and environment protection were among the other most important issues for voters in the urban areas.

Mar 10, 2018, 18:56 PM IST
This wearable sensor for plants efficiency measures water

This wearable sensor for plants efficiency measures water

The plant sensors have been successfully tested in lab and pilot field experiments.

Jan 04, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Thirsty rocks may contain the missing water of Mars

Thirsty rocks may contain the missing water of Mars

Previous studies had concluded that the water was swept into space by powerful solar winds when the planet`s magnetic field collapsed, while some was captured in sub-surface ice.

Dec 20, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

As Padmavati row rages, let's remember the film that had to be shot in secret

The filmmakers had to continue shooting in a different country.

Dec 02, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
Water once flowed on ancient Mars, says study

Water once flowed on ancient Mars, says study

The study offers a potential bridge between the "warm and wet" story told by Martian geology and the "cold and icy" past suggested by atmospheric models.

Oct 18, 2017, 14:11 PM IST
UP minister threatens to jail parents without food, water for not sending kids to school

UP minister threatens to jail parents without food, water for not sending kids to school

Om Prakash Rajbhar is Divyangjan' empowerment minister in UP.

Oct 08, 2017, 20:27 PM 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
FIFA U-17 World Cup LOC says will provide adequate water

FIFA U-17 World Cup LOC says will provide adequate water

The thirsty children, after braving the heat for hours, were forced to fight for as basic an amenity as water.

Oct 07, 2017, 22:28 PM IST
China diverts 10 billion cubic metres of water to drought-prone north in massive project

China diverts 10 billion cubic metres of water to drought-prone north in massive project

China has transferred 10 billion cubic meters of fresh water from the country`s south to its drought-prone north in the few years since a massive water diversion project came onstream, authorities said on Tuesday. 

Oct 04, 2017, 08:24 AM IST

Scientists design novel aluminium that floats on water

In its conventional form, aluminium is denser than water. An aluminium spoon will a sink to the bottom if thrown in water.

Sep 24, 2017, 14:21 PM IST
Artificial leaf that creates fuel from sunlight, water is here

Artificial leaf that creates fuel from sunlight, water is here

The ultra-thin wireless device mimics plant leaves to produce energy using water and sunlight.

Sep 06, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
New way to mix water and oil identified

New way to mix water and oil identified

The team squeezed methane and water molecules between two ultra-sharp diamonds and compressed them by bringing the two anvil points together.

Aug 29, 2017, 20:38 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
This is why water adds taste to whisky - Read

This is why water adds taste to whisky - Read

Researchers at Linnaeus University in Sweden have found that adding water to whisky alters the drink's molecules to make it taste better.

Aug 20, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
Moon's mantle may contain lots of water, satellite data shows

Moon's mantle may contain lots of water, satellite data shows

The new study finds that numerous volcanic deposits distributed across the surface of the Moon contain unusually high amounts of trapped water compared with surrounding terrains.

 

Jul 25, 2017, 12:53 PM IST