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Will India Too Lose Its Lifeline?

The drought in Cape Town has set alarm bells ringing across the world, especially in India, where depletion of ground water is rampant. Are Indian cities in peril, asks Avishek Banerjee

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The Water Footprints Of India

With the urbanisation and industrial development, the usage of water is likely to increase in the coming years. Thankfully, India has now started shifting its attention to irrigation techniques that utilizes water to the full capacity

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Too Much Is Always A Curse

Balance does not strike in one day but takes deliberate tweaking over time where one begins to understand the subtle changes which are required to create just the right amount of stress which moves the person in the required direction without putting at stake the all-important point of equilibrium

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Our Bodies Are Turning Into Plastic

One should not microwave food or drinks in plastic containers-even if they claim to be "microwave safe."

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It Is Important To Manage Water Effectively To Grow At High Rates: Amitabh Kant

"With 700 million going to get into urbanization, 17% of the world's population, with just 4% of the water resources, India faces a major challenge when it comes to water management", said Kant, adding that, "84% our water goes into irrigation"

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Urbanisation, Pollution Affecting Freshwater Bodies: expert

The pollution and rapid urbanisation are adversely affecting the freshwater bodies and their fauna in the country

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Encouraging Water Stewardship

In order to drive the water stewardship agenda, a corporate should understand its own operations, water use, operating environment and the impacts of its own operations on the environment. It is important to analyze the risk holistically across operations and the supply chain

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Kiosks Providing Safe Drinking Water

More than 25 million people in India lack access to safe drinking water, leading to 1,600 daily deaths caused by diarrhea

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Swachhagraha: An All-inclusive Approach Towards Water

Water ATMs should also be treated as a Micro Industry and reduced cost loans from various multilateral agencies should be made available under the employment generation programmes leading to livelihood creation

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What Will Indian Rivers Inter-link Project Bring!

There is an urgent need to take Socio-environmental concerns related to IRL Project so a very detailed hydrological, geological, meteorological and environmental analysis of the project would be imperative for the benefit of India

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War Over Water: Indus Creates Rift Between India And Pakistan

India must refrain from revoking the treaty since it will have disastrous effects on India and Pakistan

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Why Lay Emphasis On Water In India?

Due to the rapid rise in population and growing economy of the country, there will be a continuous increase in demand for water, and it will become scarce in the coming decades

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Here Is All You Need To Know About WASH Project (2007)

WASH project started in 2007 which stands for "Water, Sanitation and Hygiene" - several interrelated public health issues that are of particular interest to international development programs. Affordable access to WASH is a key public health issue, especially in developing countries

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