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Ten artists respond to a decade of UN recognition for water, sanitation as vital human rights
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Ten artists respond to a decade of UN recognition for water, sanitation as vital human rights

WaterAid commissioned 10 visual artists from across the Global South to interpret the far-reaching impact access to clean water and decent sanitation has on people’s lives and the role these vital basics play in the realisation of other human rights

NASA’s Perseverance rover on its way to become fifth rover on Mars – its science objectives, instruments, the Ingenuity helicopter
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NASA’s Perseverance rover on its way to become fifth rover on Mars – its science objectives, instruments, the Ingenuity helicopter

Perseverance will land in the Jezero Crater, in February 2021, which is thought to have once been a water-filled lake 3.5 million years ago.

Wasn't always frigid, astronomers think Pluto might've once upon a time been a warm body
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Wasn't always frigid, astronomers think Pluto might've once upon a time been a warm body

Pluto may possess an icy outer shell hundreds of km thick atop an ocean of water perhaps mixed with salts and ammonia, with a solid rocky core below.

Ancient micrometeoroids carried stardust, water to asteroid 4 Vesta; could have done same for Earth, say scientists
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Ancient micrometeoroids carried stardust, water to asteroid 4 Vesta; could have done same for Earth, say scientists

The stardust in asteroid Vesta holds a unique record of ancient galactic material that was delivered to a celestial body far from Earth.

Tata Consumer Products to acquire PepsiCo stake in NourishCo Beverages; plans to scale up distributor, vendor networks
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Tata Consumer Products to acquire PepsiCo stake in NourishCo Beverages; plans to scale up distributor, vendor networks

Over the last decade, NourishCo has focused on building brands in the healthy hydration space and has Himalayan mineral water, Tata Gluco Plus and Tata Water Plus in its portfolio.

Coronavirus Outbreak: In Kathmandu, ancient stone water spouts offer solace during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: In Kathmandu, ancient stone water spouts offer solace during lockdown

Kathmandu's ancient water distribution system through stone spouts provides both water and arena for social theatre.

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.

Poor dam management, manipulated flood lines in Maharashtra leave people living along riverbanks at the mercy of raging waters during monsoons
India

Poor dam management, manipulated flood lines in Maharashtra leave people living along riverbanks at the mercy of raging waters during monsoons

The rainfall pattern is getting erratic by the day, where dry spells are widening and days of torrential rains increasing, which exposes people who live close to the rivers to further flooding.

AAP wins Delhi election: Satyendar Jain's health, power, public works departments helped Arvind Kejriwal deliver on bijli-pani promise, here's how
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AAP wins Delhi election: Satyendar Jain's health, power, public works departments helped Arvind Kejriwal deliver on bijli-pani promise, here's how

At the heart of the success of the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government are three key departments: Health, Power and the Public Works, all led by Shakur Basti MLA Satyendar Jain who helped the party fulfil its promise of bijli and paani and more

Delhi polls about deliverability, not ideologies; polarising voters in response to AAP's development-centric pitch may not work for BJP
Politics

Delhi polls about deliverability, not ideologies; polarising voters in response to AAP's development-centric pitch may not work for BJP

Brand Arvind Kejriwal has established direct and firm contact with Delhi voters' necessities and made the practice of politics a lot more ordinary; today, he appeals to even those voters who see no alternative to Narendra Modi’s prime ministership

Animated video shows us what the Earth looks like when drained of all water
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Animated video shows us what the Earth looks like when drained of all water

The video reveals land bridges that existed between continents, possibly allowing our ancestors to travel.

Budget 2020: Scale of privatisation will demonstrate govt's desire to undertake structural change
Business

Budget 2020: Scale of privatisation will demonstrate govt's desire to undertake structural change

On a relative basis, India has underperformed in six of the seven cases 30 days prior to the Budget announcement and in five out of seven cases 30 days post-Budget announcement

Nature and forests through 2019: The year of uncontrollable rain forests fires all over the world
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Nature and forests through 2019: The year of uncontrollable rain forests fires all over the world

2019 closed out a “lost decade” for the world’s tropical forests, with surging deforestation from Brazil to the Congo Basin.

Prince Williams announces Earthshot prize to help 'repair the Earth', pledges at least 50 solutions by 2030
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Prince Williams announces Earthshot prize to help 'repair the Earth', pledges at least 50 solutions by 2030

By the end of this decade, they hope to have solutions that will solve some of Earth's greatest problems.

As political uncertainty looms over Jammu and Kashmir, Dal Lake nears its death
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As political uncertainty looms over Jammu and Kashmir, Dal Lake nears its death

As politics took centrestage, Srinagar’s Dal Lake suffered, but is this a blip or a feature of the political changes that have happened in Kashmir, finds Auqib Javeed of The Third Pole.

Anna Hazare's village shows Swedish scientists a way to deal with their water problems
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Anna Hazare's village shows Swedish scientists a way to deal with their water problems

Storsudret receives alot of rainwater but the challenge is to collect and store it to last the summer.

In water-rich Bhutan, authorities struggle to meet the needs of a fast growing capital with lack of access
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In water-rich Bhutan, authorities struggle to meet the needs of a fast growing capital with lack of access

Authorities in Bhutan are struggling to meet the water needs of the fast growing capital Thimphu, especially in the winter when there is little rain or snow and pipes freeze over.

Lemon juice can boost immunity, aid weight loss, improve digestion and clear up the skin
Health

Lemon juice can boost immunity, aid weight loss, improve digestion and clear up the skin

Drinking lemonade every day is a very healthy habit, just do not overdo it

Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles
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Sustainable living is rooted in Indian culture, it's time to look at alternatives to our high-carbon lifestyles

There are things that can be easily fixed, we do not need to reinvent the wheel. We just need to bite the bullet and make the effort.

Scientists detect water vapor rising from geysers on Jupiter's moon Europa
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Scientists detect water vapor rising from geysers on Jupiter's moon Europa

Under Europa's icy surface is a salty ocean that contains twice as much water than that on earth.