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Jun 21, 2018
India's water crisis 'very scary'; more intensive methods of irrigation needed says K Kasturirangan, ex ISRO chairmanEminent scientist K Kasturirangan said agriculture's share in India's total water usage needs to be brought down to below 50 percent, and efforts should be made to preserve and manage even a single drop.
Jun 09, 2018
India's groundwater widely contaminated with uranium across Rajasthan, Gujarat and 14 other Indian states: ResearchersResearchers have found widespread uranium contamination in groundwater in 16 Indian states because of human factors like the groundwater-table decline
Mar 27, 2018
Kerala to declare nine out of 14 districts as drought-hit, govt to take steps to supply drinking waterThe Kerala government decided to declare nine of its 14 districts as drought-hit in view of the scarcity of rains, shortage of surface and groundwater and intrusion of saline water
Mar 23, 2018
World Water Day: Take this quiz to find out how much you know about India's H2O crisisEvery 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
Mar 22, 2018
World Water Day 2018: UNESCO report confirms trouble for India; major water crisis predicted by 2050UNESCO's report ahead of World Water Day should serve as a wake-up call for every Indian. It highlights how India is staring at a deepening water crisis.
Feb 13, 2018
For global water crisis, climate change may be the last straw: World to face 40% water deficit by 2030Before man-made climate change kicked in — and well before "Day Zero" in Cape Town, where taps may run dry in early May — the global water crisis was upon us
Jan 14, 2018
Marathwada Diary: High amounts of fluoride in groundwater continue to threaten drought-hit Nanded villagesSawarkhed's groundwater contains fluoride. This is a chemical that is naturally present in soil, rocks and groundwater. But in concentrated form, it can be extremely harmful.
Nov 17, 2017
NGT order to install rainwater harvesting plants in Delhi schools, colleges welcomed; but raises concerns over deadline, safetyNGT's order to install rainwater harvesting systems in all Delhi schools and colleges is being received well by the educational institutions.
Oct 31, 2017
Tamil Nadu rains: With Chennai's natural water system destroyed, water mafia continues to tighten its hold on parched cityWater tankers are an easy fix for industrial and residential consumers, especially when there’s no infrastructure for water supply set up by authorities in Chennai.
Oct 15, 2017
Supreme Court's decision banning sale of fire crackers a knee-jerk reaction to a serious problemHow will one day's crackers change pollution levels? And why limit such genius solutions to just the capital when it is demonstrably true that the issue of air pollution and pollution in general is one that affects all of India?