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Rain Gods Kind On Bengal But Conservation Must Continue, Says Expert

Rain Gods Kind On Bengal But Conservation Must Continue, Says Expert
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West Bengal Pollution Control Board chairman, Kalyan Rudra stresses on the need for water conservation, saying that groundwater has limited resource and overexploitation will lead to depletion ...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Discusses Water Crisis On Mann Ki Baat, Urges Citizens To Save Water

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Discusses Water Crisis On Mann Ki Baat, Urges Citizens To Save Water
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In the first ‘Mann Ki Baat’ post re-election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the citizens to conserve water and tap traditional methods for water management ...
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Centre Working With States To Improve Water Situation, Says Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Centre Working With States To Improve Water Situation, Says Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
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Mr. Shekhawat said the Ministry of Jal Shakti has been created by Government of India, integrating the erstwhile Ministry of Water Resources River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation ...
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‘Gold Cheaper Than Water In Chennai’, Said Rajya Sabha Member On Tamil Nadu Water Crisis

‘Gold Cheaper Than Water In Chennai’, Said Rajya Sabha Member On Tamil Nadu Water Crisis
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Raising concern on water crisis in Tamil Nadu, Rajya Sabha member said that employees have been asked to work from home and several restaurants have shut down in the state ...
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AAP Government Seeks To Make Delhi Self-Sufficient In Water

AAP Government Seeks To Make Delhi Self-Sufficient In Water
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To recharge the groundwater, the Delhi government last year approved a proposal to rejuvenate 159 water-bodies across the city besides creating two mega lakes at Nilothi and Rohini ...
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The Waterman Of India, Rajendra Singh, Says ‘Water Literacy’ Is Need Of The Hour As Country Faces Water Crisis

The Waterman Of India, Rajendra Singh, Says ‘Water Literacy’ Is Need Of The Hour As Country Faces Water Crisis
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As India faces major water shortage, experts highlight that lack of mindful usage and mismanagement of water sources have resulted in the current crisis situation in the country ...
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Delhi Chief Minister Seeks Centre’s Cooperation For Yamuna Flood Plains Water Storage Project

Delhi Chief Minister Seeks Centre's Cooperation For Yamuna Flood Plains Water Storage Project
Delhi News Yamuna Clean-Up
Implementation of Yamuna River floodplains water storage project during a single Monsoon will be sufficient to meet Delhi's water requirements for two years, said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ...
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Concerned About The Water Crisis, PM Narendra Modi Writes Letter To All Village Pradhans Asking Them To Conserve Rainwater

PM Narendra Modi To Honour Women Sarpanches Working For Swachh Bharat
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In a bid to fight water crisis in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi requests all village heads to help conserve rainwater during the forthcoming monsoon ...
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Developing Nations Need Focus On Water Research: United Nations

About 70 per cent of the academic journals that carry research on water issues are published in just four countries
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Two new papers from the United Nations University’s Canada-based Institute for Water, Environment and Health called for reducing the 'alarming' imbalance between the available water resources and the requirement ...
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Water Crisis Returns To Haunt Maharashtra’s Latur, As They Get Water Tanker Once In 15 Days

In 2016 Indian Railways had arranged two goods trains (rakes) consisting of 50 tanker-like wagons each for the purpose of loading and transporting water in the drought-affected areas of Latur district
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Latur’s deputy sarpanch claims that the administration provides 250 litres of water to each family in the village for a month, which is not sufficient for them ...
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National Commission For Women Writes To Delhi Government Over Water Scarcity In The South Delhi Area

It is reported that over 40,000 people residing in the three slums of South Delhi's Govindpuri region, share one common tube well to access water
Delhi News
The National Commission for Women asserts that the access to safe drinking water is an integral part of every human being’s right to live with dignity, especially women as they have specific hygiene needs during menstruation and pregnancy ...
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Women In Gujarat’s Villages Walk For Kilometres To Access Drinking Water As The State Observes Major Water Crisis

Korwad village of Gujarat’s Valsad district is one of the thousands of villages and cities in the country, where everyday citizens fight a battle for water
Gujarat News
Gujarat is facing a major water crisis as the state government declares drought in 51 talukas in 16 districts in December, 2018 ...
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