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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.

 

Magnetic microbots to remove harmful bacteria from water developed

Magnetic microbots to remove harmful bacteria from water developed

Drinking water contaminated with pathogenic bacteria can cause serious illnesses that, in areas with spotty medical services, are potentially life-threatening without proper treatment.

When Pakistani journalists were beaten for 'drinking water' during Ramadan

When Pakistani journalists were beaten for 'drinking water' during Ramadan

Crew of a Pakistani TV channel drew the ire of students of an Islamic seminary for drinking water during the fasting period in Ramadan - the Muslim holy month of fasting.

UN chief warns of serious clean water shortages by 2050

The secretary-general said the United Nations is ready to engage in preventive diplomacy to keep the competition for water from sparking conflicts.

UN Ocean Conference opens with call to save planet

UN Ocean Conference opens with call to save planet

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned governments that unless they overcome short-term territorial and resource interests, the state of the oceans will continue to deteriorate.

New tech can extract fresh water from waste brine

The research, published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, involves the development of a carbon nanotube-based heating element that will vastly improve the recovery of fresh water during membrane distillation processes.

Water supply to return to normal by Thursday: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Neighbouring Haryana has commenced releasing water for Delhi and supply in the national capital would return to normal by Thursday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said.

What's behind the surge in typhoid cases in Delhi?

What's behind the surge in typhoid cases in Delhi?

As per status report of South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), at least 80 cases of chikungunya and 30 cases of dengue have been reported in Delhi in just four months since January 1, 2017.

Did Eman's sister ignore doctors' advice? Cops called in after Shaimaa feeds world's heaviest woman water

Did Eman's sister ignore doctors' advice? Cops called in after Shaimaa feeds world's heaviest woman water

As per the reports in mid-day, the Saifee hospital where Eman is being treated called on the cops after her sister Shaimaa tried to feed a few drops of water to the Egyptian woman, despite warning from doctors who said it can prove fatal.

How climate change actually fuels terrorism

How climate change actually fuels terrorism

A report commissioned by the German government warned on Thursday that terrorist groups are increasingly using natural resources such as water as a weapon of war, controlling access to it, further compounding and exacerbating resource scarcities.

This new solar-powered device can harvest water from dry air

This new solar-powered device can harvest water from dry air

In a first, scientists have developed a new device that can harvest water from air everyday by using ambient sunlight, even in dry or desert climates.

Melt ponds result in more life in sea: Study

Melt ponds result in more life in sea: Study

When spring arrives in the Arctic, both snow and sea ice melt, forming melt ponds on the surface of the sea ice. 

Half of people facing water scarcity live in India, China

Half of people facing water scarcity live in India, China

 Half of the world's two-third population that live in areas that experience water scarcity at least one month a year are from India and China, a UN report said on Wednesday.

World Water Day: PM Modi urges people to save every drop of water

World Water Day: PM Modi urges people to save every drop of water

On 'World Water Day', lets pledge to save every drop of water, Modi said in a tweet.

World Water Day: 600 mn children will face extreme water shortage by 2040

World Water Day: 600 mn children will face extreme water shortage by 2040

According to a UN report, nearly 600 million children - one in four worldwide - will live in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040.

Recycling world's wastewater will ease global water crisis, protect environment: UN report

Recycling world's wastewater will ease global water crisis, protect environment: UN report

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

World Water Day: Five simple ways to reuse waste water!

World Water Day: Five simple ways to reuse waste water!

World Water Day is an annual event observed on March 22 every year, to celebrate the precious resource, water and raise awareness about water related issues.

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.

Northeast student in Bengaluru beaten, forced to lick landlord's shoes for using water

Northeast student in Bengaluru beaten, forced to lick landlord's shoes for using water

Higio Tama, who was allegedly beaten and forced to lick his house owner's shoes on March 6, today filed an FIR and stated that the police should take strict action for this inhuman act.