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Microplastics in drinking water is not yet dangerous for human beings says WHO
science

Microplastics in drinking water is not yet dangerous for human beings says WHO

However, it has called for more research into the potential future risk of bottled and tap water.

Maharashtra plastic ban: Amazon, H&M and other multinationals press state govt to soften restrictions
Business

Maharashtra plastic ban: Amazon, H&M and other multinationals press state govt to soften restrictions

The ban on plastic by Maharashtra could sharply raise costs for companies that rely heavily on plastic for packaging

Govt to file review petition against Supreme Court order allowing hotels to charge above MRP on bottled water
India

Govt to file review petition against Supreme Court order allowing hotels to charge above MRP on bottled water

The government will file a review petition in the Supreme Court against an order allowing hotels and restaurants to charge a higher price than the MRP on mineral water

Report unearths bottled water scam: Here's how to check quality, ensure it's fit for consumption
India

Report unearths bottled water scam: Here's how to check quality, ensure it's fit for consumption

Just as the demand for packaged water is going up in India, fraudsters are mushrooming across the country to make quick bucks by inundating the market with polluted and harmful water. Officials of state and central governments are throwing up their hands, claiming to be helpless

Marathwada's drought: In the midst of severe economic downturn, private water sellers reap profits in Latur
India

Marathwada's drought: In the midst of severe economic downturn, private water sellers reap profits in Latur

The current drought in Marathwada is being compared to the historic drought of 1972, of which some of the town’s older residents have vivid memories

Message in a bottle: Jaya's water scheme an instant success
Politics

Message in a bottle: Jaya's water scheme an instant success

Encouraged by the response, authorities are planning to scale up operations with more shops to sell the water

Now, Jaya govt offers
India

Now, Jaya govt offers "Amma Mineral Water" at Rs 10 a litre

In a bid to ensure quality and affordable drinking water to the poor and middle class people, the Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu is set to launch nine 'Amma Mineral Water' production units across the state that would offer one litre bottle priced at Rs 10

Plastic water bottles: Why we stopped caring about municipal water
India

Plastic water bottles: Why we stopped caring about municipal water

In the 20 years since the drought, private water suppliers have more or less replaced the city administration as the supplier for drinking water.