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  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Hindustan Times The government in Karnataka on Friday said there was no question of releasing Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu in line with the Supreme Court’s directive as the state itself was facing a shortage of drinking water. “There is no water for
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report VIENNA International Atomic Energy Agency The theme of World Water Day 2017 —Why waste water? —highlights the importance of conserving our limited freshwater resources. As more of the world’s population moves to urban areas, water conservation and reuse are
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report DAR ES SALAAM All Africa The government has directed regional authorities countrywide to initiate a special campaign that will sensitize the community to harvest rain water and address shortages. The directive was issued in Dar es Salaam yesterday by the
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report INDIANAPOLIS IN Science Daily In a study conducted in one of the world's oldest and most biologically diverse deserts, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis scientists explore the origins of water other than rainfall and are identifying
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI With demand outstripping supply of water, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) is waking up to the possibility of water scarcity triggering social unrest in the country and leading to water wars between states. “The growing scarcity of water is
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report HONG KONG South China Morning Post The long-awaited results of a review into the city’s water management and conservation strategy should be released in the second half of the year. The Water Supplies Department said it would then discuss the results with
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) will next month reduce water volumes being released from four major dams in the Chao Phraya River basin to save water for next year's dry season. RID director-general Sanchai Ketworrachai said
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report KOLKATA The Indian Express With Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina scheduled to be in India from April 7 to 10, the Centre has said that all stakeholders, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, will be taken “on board” before going ahead with a
  • 27 Mar 2017- 09:52 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY UNICEF Press Center Some 600 million children – or 1 in 4 children worldwide – will be living in areas with extremely limited water resources by 2040, according to a UNICEF report released on World Water Day. The report, Thirsting for a Future:
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report Ahmedabad News18 The industrial cluster around Tata Motors' Nano plant witnessed a major clash on Tuesday when a rally of farmers protesting against allocation of water to industries from a Narmada dam canal was dispersed by police using force. Access
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report SKHIRAT Morocco World News Speaking at the opening of the African Water Association conference in Skhirat, the General Director of the Moroccan Office of Electricity and Drinking Water (ONEE), Ali Fassi Fihri, noted that this African Water Summit, one of the
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report BENGALURU The Indian Express Malayalam actor Baburaj was stabbed on Wednesday at his resort in Adimali of Idukki district following a dispute with the locals. According to reports, Baburaj got into a heated argument with locals when he brought in a few
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report JALAPA Yahoo News A 16th-century church in Oaxaca, Mexico, has resurfaced from a reservoir thanks to a severe drought. The church was first submerged when the dam was built in the 1960s. It has since then re-emerged partially every year, but it has been
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report DAMASCUS Sputnik News Daesh terrorist group militants again blocked access for Syrian Aleppo residents to drinking water from the Al-Khafsa water treatment facility, the province's governor, Hussein Diyab, said Wednesday. Access Conflict Disasters Food
  • 15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Falling water levels in Lake Turkana due to development of dams in Ethiopia are threatening food supplies in a part of Kenya where drought is already causing hunger, the non-governmental organisation Human Rights Watch warned on Tuesday.

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