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  1. India's River Yamuna Benefits From Industry Lockdown

    6 Apr 2020- 10:34 by Local Press Report DELHI Deccan Herald Nature activists and enthusiasts are thrilled to find that the water of River Yamuna is gradually turning transparent in the wake of the national lockdown imposed to arrest the spread of coronavi ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:34

  2. Virus Lockdown Improves Ganga Water Quality

    6 Apr 2020- 10:25 by Local Press Report KANPUR New Indian Express The quality of water in the river Ganga has witnessed a significant improvement during the lockdown, imposed in the backdrop of coronavirus pandemic. According to experts, the quality has i ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2020 - 10:25

  3. Tamil Nadu Will Permit Packaged Water Production During The Virus Outbreak

    29 Mar 2020- 10:09 by Local Press Report CHENNAI Packaging Gateway The Madras High Court has today permitted the state government of Tamil Nadu, India to temporarily allow packaged water production facilities to continue to operate without a licence until ...

    Local Press Report - 03/29/2020 - 10:09

  4. New World Bank Support For Sustainable Agricultural Water Use In Himachal Pradesh

    17 Mar 2020- 11:50 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India The World Bank, the government of India, and the government of Himachal Pradesh state in the north of India have agreed an $80 Million USD fifteen year loan for improvement of water management p ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:10

  5. Poor Water Quality Blamed For Gastroenteritis, Cholera In Bengaluru

    12 Mar 2020- 09:58 by Local Press Report BENGALURU The News Minute As health authorities in Karnataka remain alert for the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Bengaluru has reported multiple cases of food poisoning. State health department officials confirme ...

    Local Press Report - 03/12/2020 - 09:58

  6. India: Assam Seeks Federal Intervention Over 40 Chinese Dams

    10 Mar 2020- 10:40 by Local Press Report GUWAHATI The Sentinel Following the submission of a document — indicating construction of 40 dams and reservoirs by China on the upper stretches of the Brahmaputra Water Resources Minister Keshab Mahanta said that ...

    Local Press Report - 03/10/2020 - 10:40

  7. India River Gushes Over US Prez Visit

    3 Mar 2020- 12:10 by Local Press Report AGRA Down To Earth The Yamuna underwent a makeover ahead of US President Donald Trump’s much-publicised visit to the Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra. More than 500 cusecs water was released by the irrigation depar ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 12:10

  8. Karnataka Accelerates Western Region Drinking Water Project

    2 Mar 2020- 09:30 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Daijiworld Elated over the notification of the Mhadei inter-state water dispute tribunal award by the central government, Karnataka decided to speed up the drinking water project in the state's wester ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2020 - 09:30

  9. Guterres Calls For Indus Waters To Be Used As A "Tool For Peace And Not War"

    21 Feb 2020- 08:30 by Staff- Water Diplomat ISLAMABAD, Pakistan United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for the Indus River waters shared by Pakistan and India to be used as a “tool for peace and not war". During a 4-day visit to ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:49

  10. Responsible Antibiotics Manufacturing Platform Will Address Environmental Release Of Pharmaceuticals

    19 Feb 2020- 10:45 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India A new collaboration that will bring together civil society, governments and the pharmaceutical industry was launched in New Delhi 11 February. The group, initiated by Stockholm International Wat ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:54

  11. Bengaluru Water Scarcity Stalls Sale Of Housing Stock

    12 Feb 2020- 12:00 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Deccan Herald About 30-35% of Bengaluru depends on borewell water. Over one lakh flats in the city have remained unsold, due to lack of water supply, said V Somanna, Housing Minister. Citing that even as ...

    Local Press Report - 02/12/2020 - 12:00

  12. Free Liquor On Tap

    10 Feb 2020- 06:32 by Local Press Report THRISSUR The Hindu Free liquor from water taps at home? While this could bring cheer to tipplers, it could hardly amuse the residents of New Solomon’s Apartment near the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSR ...

    Local Press Report - 02/10/2020 - 06:32

  13. Blue Peace Bulletin-- "Water And Violence: The Indus"

    5 Feb 2020- 11:45 by Staff- Water Diplomat MUMBAI, India A February 2020 Blue Peace Bulletin from Indian think-tank Strategic Foresight Group examines tension between Pakistan and India over the Indus River, assesses the current situation and makes recomm ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:53

  14. $50 Billion USD Will Support Piped Water For All India Households

    3 Feb 2020- 07:59 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Bloomberg India will spend $50 billion to supply piped water to all households, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday. “Water stress related issues are now a serious concern across the count ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 07:59

  15. India: Maharashtra Opposition Leader Threatens Agitation Over Region's Drought Management

    29 Jan 2020- 05:29 by Local Press Report AURANGABAD NDTV Widespread agitations will be held if the Uddhav Thackeray government tries to halt or slow down projects started by the earlier BJP-led dispensation to tackle drought in Maharashtra's Marathwa ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2020 - 08:44

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