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Coronavirus Outbreak: Hand washing is recommended but where is the water to wash my hands?
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Hand washing is recommended but where is the water to wash my hands?

Regions facing water problems, contamination and inefficient management are wondering where the water to maintain this hygiene will come from.

IIT Mandi scientists develop glass that removes pollutants from water using sunlight
science

IIT Mandi scientists develop glass that removes pollutants from water using sunlight

This glass can be used by industries to de-contaminate wastewater and help curb air pollution.

Scientists solve the mystery of how salmonella bacteria infects plants
science

Scientists solve the mystery of how salmonella bacteria infects plants

Salmonella sneaks in through a tiny gap created when a lateral root branches out.

New way to remove toxic mercury from drinking water can be reused many times
science

New way to remove toxic mercury from drinking water can be reused many times

The researchers see the invention as a scaleable concept for water purification at a commercial scale.

World Water Day: Take this quiz to find out how much you know about India's H2O crisis
India

World Water Day: Take this quiz to find out how much you know about India's H2O crisis

Every year, 22 March is celebrated as World Water Day, with an aim to bring about awareness over the water crisis faced by countries like India. Take the quiz now to check your water quotient

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State
World

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte warns of 'contamination' by Islamic State

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte ordered his troops to crush militants fighting street battles with government forces in the south, fearing rise of Islamic State militants.

Food safety in India compromised due to use of antibiotics and pesticides
Life

Food safety in India compromised due to use of antibiotics and pesticides

Contamination of food is a serious problem in India as use of antibiotics compromises food safety while junk food adds to the problem, a green body today said and advocated for a disease surveillance and alert system and better enforcement of food safety act.