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Jun 17, 2019
Goa environmentalists cheer Pramod Sawant's proposal for rain harvesting, raising ground water levelt the NITI Ayog's meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, Sawant said his government would take steps to ensure proper rainwater harvesting to overcome scarcity in the state. Karnataka and Goa, the riparian states of Mahadayi, have been locked in a bitter battle over the sharing of water of the river. Environmentalist Sachin Tendulkar said that the focus should be on rainwater recharge in higher reaches and foothills of the state through micro watershed-based approach.
Jun 12, 2019
Per capita availability of water has fallen, need to ensure clean drinking water for every household by 2024, says Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra ShekhawatJal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Tuesday asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is committed to providing clean drinking water to every household by the year 2024.
May 14, 2019
Ajoy Mehta is new Maharashtra chief secy: Ex-BMC commissioner faces challenge of bailing state out of water crisisThe current drought situation in Maharashtra is grimmer than faced by the state in 1972, as farmers in various districts have reportedly lost all their crop and are facing water shortage. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar alleged that 95 percent of the farmers have not received the benefit of the central government's crop insurance scheme.
May 08, 2019
Lok Sabha Election 2019: Voting on Delhi’s water crisis — the matter of time and scaleIf those that are most affected by lack of water do not care to vote for its proper management, the future looks bleak.
Apr 27, 2019
Science vs paan stains: How a team from a Mumbai college has used genetic engineering to clean spatterDr Mayuri Rege and her team of students from Mumbai's Ruia College have been lauded internationally for their innovative research on removing paan stains using bio-engineered bacteria.
Mar 01, 2019
Delhi's reserves of water are drying up, could bring 'Day zero' by 2020: NITI AayogThe capital is losing water from its surface reserves as well as underground.
Feb 22, 2019
#CuttingPaani can save lives of millions todayAdopting #CuttingPaani, made them save 80,000 gallons per day.
Dec 21, 2018
Khushveer Singh Jojawar wins Assembly poll from Marwar Junction seat; Rajasthan water warrior was sidelined by CongressJojawar’s story as a water warrior began in 1995, when the monsoon failed and the water table plummeted.
Oct 24, 2018
Punjab govt signs MoUs with Israel for agri research, water conservation and managementThe MoUs will help boost cooperation between Punjab and Israel in areas such as water conservation as well as agricultural research and education
Aug 24, 2018
BSE Institute signs pact with Israel's Sasha Infra to promote startups and entrepreneurs in water conservation spaceSasha Infrastructure represents several water tech companies from Israel, while BSE Institute is a wholly owned subsidiary of leading stock exchange BSE