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RBI Allows Payment Of All Recurring Bills Through BBPS

Currently, the facility of payment of recurring bills through BBPS is available only in five segments -- direct to home (DTH), electricity, gas, telecom and water.

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Easing India’s Water Woes: On Our Own

Below mentioned are six tips that can be applied on the individual level to ensure safe-water availability for future generations.

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Dealing With Water Woes

NITI Aayog’s Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) Report 2018 has raised an alarm about zero groundwater levels by 2020 for 21 major cities.

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Not A Drop To Drink Anymore

By 2030, India’s water demand is projected to be twice the available supply, implying severe water scarcity for a majority of the population and an eventual six per cent loss in the country’s GDP.

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Should we Commoditise Water?

We should be investing heavily in water too starting with upgrading our water infrastructure and introducing newer technologies to irrigation.

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India Heading Towards Becoming Water-Scarce Country: Minister

A country is classified as water-stressed and water- scarce if per capita water availability goes below 1,700 cubic meters and 1,000 cubic meters, respectively.

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Drink Copper Charged Water For Gold Standard Health

Copper is vital for insulating nerve cells(myelination) and this leads to improved brain function. It’s anti-convulsive properties can help prevent seizures

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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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