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World Water Day: Nearly 50 per cent of India currently facing drought suggest reports

On this World Water Day, let us show you a report on how India could be running out of water by 2020. Watch the full video to know more.

Mar 22, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

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

World Water Day: Do your bit to save water, start at home – Here's how

When we neglect our ecosystems, we make it harder to provide everyone with the water we need to survive and thrive. 

Mar 22, 2018, 10:45 AM IST

World Water Day: Bengaluru may soon run out of water, says study

The study mentioned nine other cities that too may face a water shortage soon.

Mar 22, 2018, 09:53 AM IST

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.

Mar 22, 2017, 22:53 PM IST

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.

Mar 22, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

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.

Mar 22, 2017, 10:21 AM IST

World Water Day: Five simple things you can do everyday to SAVE water

Water conservation is not just the responsibility of the government and authorities.

Mar 22, 2017, 09:43 AM IST

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.

Mar 22, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

World Water Day 2017: Sudarsan Pattnaik’s sand art will inspire you to save water

Sudarsan Pattnaik, a Padma Shri awardee, recently made it to the Guinness Book of World Records for building the tallest sand castle. 

Mar 22, 2017, 08:38 AM IST

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.

Mar 22, 2017, 00:18 AM IST

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

'40 percent people in India may not have water to drink by 2030'

By 2030, 40 percent of the total population in India will not have drinking water if situation remains same.

Mar 22, 2016, 15:27 PM IST

Watch: ILO Director-General calls for improved conditions for water workers

ILO Director-General and Chair of UN-Water, highlights the situation of  the some 1.5 billion people who work in water, many of whom are not recognized for the work they do, or protected by basic labour rights.

Mar 22, 2016, 14:59 PM IST

Did you know? Shocking facts about water and sanitation!

Here are some disturbing facts that you kneed to know about water and sanitation.

Mar 22, 2016, 13:40 PM IST

World Water Day: Five clever ways to save water at home!

Here are a few tips to save and conserve water at home.

Mar 22, 2016, 11:20 AM IST

DNA: The importance of water and jobs on World Water Day - Part II

Water scarcity has led the suburban citizens of this state to migrate to another areas.

Mar 22, 2016, 00:17 AM IST

DNA: The importance of water and jobs on World Water Day

World water day is about to be celebrated on 22nd of March this year. The research has shown that the country with high availability of water can let to a high paid job.

Mar 22, 2016, 00:15 AM IST

No polluting industries will be permitted in Puducherry: CM N Rangasamy

Chief Minister N Rangasamy on Sunday said his government was firm that no industries polluting sub soil water and the environment will be permitted in the Union Territory.

Mar 22, 2015, 22:48 PM IST

World Water Day 2015: Save every drop of it!

World Water Day is a United Nations initiative to celebrate clean water and bring attention to those who don’t have enough of it. It's also a day to understand the valuable significance of water, discuss and conserve this finite resource in the future. 

Mar 22, 2015, 16:31 PM IST