22 Sep 2019
Australia runs out of water, braces for 'Day Zero'
As climate change continues to escalate globally, over a dozen towns in Australia are nearing Day Zero, the day when the taps run dry.
15 Aug 2019
Environment, population control and more: Decoding PM Modi's I-Day speech
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his customary Independence Day speech on Thursday from Delhi's Red Fort.
01 Jul 2019
Chennai water crisis: Five easy ways to conserve water
This year, Chennai is facing one of the worst water crises, with its reservoirs dried up, groundwater depleting alarmingly, and severe water shortage.
27 Jun 2019
In Chennai, gold has become cheaper than water, claims MP
Courtesy dried up reservoirs and scanty rainfall, Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai has become parched. The metro city is reeling under an acute water crisis throwing normal life out of gear.
19 Jun 2019
Hostels shut, offices struggling: Water crisis cripples life in Chennai
In the wake of delayed monsoons and grueling heat, a severe water crisis has plagued Chennai. All four reservoirs that supply the city with water- including the Chembarambakkam lake, Chennai's largest source of drinking water- have turned dry.
10 Apr 2019
Engineer from Noida brings over 10 lakes back to life
When anything goes wrong, blame the authorities.
24 Feb 2019
What is Indus Waters Treaty? Here's everything you should know
In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, the Center has decided to block water supply to Pakistan from the rivers flowing from India.
12 Dec 2018
Delhi: AAP-govt might soon limit number of guests at weddings
On Tuesday, the Delhi government told the Supreme Court that it was looking to implement a policy to "limit" the number of guests at "extravagant" weddings, in a bid to reduce food wastage.
23 Nov 2018
Conflicts over water on rise in Maharashtra, said experts
Issues of unequal distribution, lack of planning, political interference and growing demand for water were giving rise to disputes among the different regions of Maharashtra, according to experts.
28 Sep 2018
Pak PM Khan wants Pakistanis to crowdfund $14bn for dams!
In what could become the largest crowdfunding effort in history, newly-elected Pakistan PM Imran Khan wants Pakistanis to crowdfund a whopping $14bn for urgently needed dams in the country.
10 Sep 2018
Gurugram may get 60 water ATMs soon
To provide clean drinking water at affordable rates, Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) has planned to install water ATMs at selected spots in the city.
27 Aug 2018
Locals living in company of 'dead' in this Kerala village
As flood waters rose to engulf their homes at Kainakary, a picturesque village in Kerala's Alappuzha district, at least 20 families took refuge in a church cemetery and are living in the company of the dead with their domestic animals.
11 Jul 2018
Delhi: Kejriwal plans to avert water crisis through sewage water
In an effort to prevent a water crisis in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has decided follow Singapore's 'new water policy' to treat sewage water and make it use-worthy.
11 Jul 2018
No steps taken by government to check Delhi's groundwater-depletion: SC
The Supreme Court today came down heavily on the Center, Delhi Government, and their civic bodies for not taking any step to tackle the "serious problem" of groundwater depletion in Delhi.
10 Jul 2018
Delhi will see 15-20% increase in water-availability in 2-years: Kejriwal
The Delhi government is rolling out several projects to increase water availability in the city by 15-20% in the next two years and 50% in five years, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted today.
03 Jul 2018
To meet water-demands, UAE eyeing to tow icebergs from Antarctica
The threat posed by depletion of water resources is real. While conserving water and harvesting rain-water are suggested to evade a crisis, a firm in UAE has set on an astounding path.
26 Jun 2018
#WaterCrisis: 21 Indian cities to exhaust groundwater supplies by 2020
Humans have always been more prone to curative action rather than preventive action, and that's the exact situation with the water crisis India now finds itself confronted with.
21 Jun 2018
Agriculture's water-usage share needs to come below 50%: Kasturirangan
Eminent scientist K Kasturirangan said agriculture's share in India's total water usage needs to be brought down from (the current) 80-85% to below 50%, and efforts made to preserve and manage even a single drop.
17 Jun 2018
In Delhi's Sangam Vihar, fight over water claims another life
As more cities race towards a water crisis, this basic necessity is fast becoming a trigger for crime.
16 Jun 2018
Rajasthan ranks low on drinking-water supply for villages: NITI Aayog
With only 44% of its rural habitations fully covered by drinking water supply, Rajasthan ranks low on drinking water for villages in a recent NITI Aayog report.
14 Jun 2018
After Shimla's acute water shortage, experts believe Uttarakhand is next
Shimla is still reeling under acute scarcity of water.
11 Jun 2018
No shortage of water in Delhi next summer: CM Kejriwal
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said there would be no shortage of water in Delhi in the next summer.
07 Jun 2018
Amid Shimla's water-crisis, 62 ordinary people, the 'key-holders,' become VIPs
Amid Shimla's paralyzing water crisis, there are 62 ordinary people, unknown faces till a few days ago, who have unexpectedly become the center of attention.
05 Jun 2018
Not just Shimla, many cities, hill-stations on verge of water-crisis
Scenes from Shimla, where residents have had to line up for hours to get water from tankers since the last two weeks, might soon become rampant across India if preventive measures aren't taken.
31 May 2018
Shimla water crisis: Residents ask tourists to stay away
Shimla, the most visited hill station in India, is in the midst of a predicament that is soon set to engulf many of the world's major cities, including Bengaluru.
28 May 2018
No water to drink: For days now, Shimla living worst-nightmare
The capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla, is reeling under acute drinking water shortage for the last seven days.
29 Apr 2018
PM Modi invites youngsters to participate in Swachh Bharat internship
On the 43rd edition of 'Mann Ki Baat,' PM Narendra Modi urged students to join the government's new Swachh Bharat summer internship program.
26 Apr 2018
Bengalureans get water through ATMs? Read on to know more
Braving long queues and scorching sun, Bengaluru resident S.Sebastian stood in front of the ATM near his Vasant Nagar house.
20 Apr 2018
Water crisis in summer: SC summons Haryana, Delhi chief secys
Angered by the power struggle between Delhi and Haryana bureaucrats, the Supreme Court asked chief secretaries of both the states to appear before the bench on Monday.
16 Apr 2018
India to experience an extremely dry summer this year
With the latest meteorological department data showing mild to extremely dry conditions in 404 districts in India, peak summer months could precipitate a water crisis in several parts of the country.
22 Mar 2018
Bengaluru among 10 metros drying up fastest, severe crisis looming
That Bengaluru is facing water crisis is nothing new. But what's startling is that it is fast approaching 'Day Zero,' when taps start running dry.
21 Mar 2018
Time to act: Lifestyle hacks to save water at home
About 2 billion people worldwide have no access to safe drinking water. The deepening global water crisis would put at risk assets worth $45 trillion by 2050, found a recent UNESCO report.
20 Mar 2018
Water of India's river-basins to get undrinkable by 2050: UNESCO
The water quality of river basins in South and Central India will suffer high levels of deterioration by 2050, warns a new UNESCO report released ahead of World Water Day on March 22.
17 Mar 2018
Gadkari: Drinking water from sea soon at 5 paise/litre
Addressing the inaugural session of the Nadi Mahotsav at Bandrabhan, Madhya Pradesh, Union water resources minister Nitin Gadkari said that India would soon get potable water from the sea at 5 paise per litre.
07 Mar 2018
Bengaluru: 68 tankers to be kept ready for water shortage
To prepare Bengaluru for the upcoming summer and subsequent possible water scarcity, mayor R Sampath Raj said that 68 tankers would be kept ready to cater to water-deficient areas.
28 Feb 2018
Indian and South African teams donate for drought-hit Cape Town
Coming together for a cause, Indian and South African teams have donated about 100,000 Rand (approximately Rs 5,50,000) towards the water crisis in drought-hit Cape Town.
25 Feb 2018
Lack of winter rains sees India facing water shortage
On the back of fears about water shortage across the world, Indians are in for more bad news.
13 Feb 2018
Bengaluru may soon run out of drinking water
Bengaluru's water shortage issue might soon lead the city to face Day Zero, after South African city Cape Town.
12 Feb 2018
These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water
Cape Town is set to run out of drinking water on 11th May.
08 Feb 2018
Delhi residents face water shortage problem as ammonia level spikes
Residents of different parts of Delhi have been facing water shortage problems for the past nine days.