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Five innovations that are changing the lives of rural India
India

Five innovations that are changing the lives of rural India

In India, a majority of people in rural areas face various issues, ranging from a lack of access to basic facilities like clean drinking water and electricity to bad roads.
Delhi saw a whopping 15,000 pollution-related deaths in 2016
India

Delhi saw a whopping 15,000 pollution-related deaths in 2016

If you thought the capital's pollution problem is no big deal, think again. As many as 15,000 people died in 2016 alone due to diseases associated with fine particulate matter (PM), researchers have found.
Strict-action will be taken if found polluting rivers/canals: Punjab Minister
India

Strict-action will be taken if found polluting rivers/canals: Punjab Minister

Punjab Water Resources Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria said stringent action will be taken against those found polluting rivers and canals.
IIT team shows how to clean oil-spills with orange-peel fabric!
India

IIT team shows how to clean oil-spills with orange-peel fabric!

When oil spills on your kitchen table, it's an arduous task to get back that squeaky clean surface.
Water of India's river-basins to get undrinkable by 2050: UNESCO
India

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.
Bottled water from most brands, including Bisleri, contain plastic particles
World

Bottled water from most brands, including Bisleri, contain plastic particles

A US-based non-profit has found alarming results: about 90% of all bottled water, including in India, is contaminated by microplastics.
Bengaluru may soon run out of drinking water
Bengaluru

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.
These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water
World

These 11 cities, including Bengaluru, to run out of drinking-water

Cape Town is set to run out of drinking water on 11th May.
After 32 years of cleaning, how dirty is Ganga today?
India

After 32 years of cleaning, how dirty is Ganga today?

Contradicting reports of visible filth and pollution, the National Mission for Clean Ganga's (NMCG) recent data suggests that the holy river might be cleaner today than it was 32 years ago, when the government first launched projects to revive it.

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