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Technology Plays Important Role In Reducing Water Use In Hotels

Executives of leading hotels participating in the Responsible Hoteliering Conclave 2016 on Monday discussed new ideas to save water

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Smog May Be Easing, But In Parts Of China Water Quality Worsens

Despite commitments to crack down on polluters, the quality of water in rivers, lakes and reservoirs in several regions has deteriorated significantly

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'China For Mechanism With India To Share Brahmaputra Waters'

Relations between China and India should not be affected by the dam project on the tributary of the Brahmaputra, a state-run paper says

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SC Asks Karnataka To Give 6,000 Cusecs Cauvery Water To Tamil Nadu In 3 Days

A day after Karnataka expressed inability to release Cauvery water, the Supreme Court on Tuesday asked it to discharge 6,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu till Friday despite its assembly resolution, but called for a political solution to the impasse by convening of a meeting of Chief Ministers of the two states and the Centre

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India Doesn't Rule Out Ending Indus Water Treaty With Pakistan

Ministry of External Affairs spokesman says 'for any such treaty to work, it's important that there must be mutual cooperation and trust between both the sides'

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Water Protests In Bengaluru Expose Urban India's Growing Pains

Two days of violence, in which protesters torched buses and clashed with riot police after a court ordered Karnataka to share water from the Cauvery river with Tamil Nadu, have exposed the growing pains of the dynamic technology hub's chaotic boom

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Cauvery Row: Day-long Bandh Begins In Tamil Nadu

A dawn-to-dusk bandh called by several farmers and traders bodies over the raging Cauvery dispute began on Friday across Tamil Nadu amid tight security with Opposition parties, including the DMK, supporting it

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Court Reduces Amount Of Cauvery Water Karnataka Has To Release To Tamil Nadu

Protests by farmers have been reported from several parts of Karnataka over the Supreme Court order asking it to release water to Tamil Nadu

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Water Reservoir Levels At 16 Per Cent Capacity In Past Week

Monsoon rains, crucial for India's farm sector, arrived at Kerala coast on June 8, a day later than forecast

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Govt Seeks Curbs On Use Of Bottled Water To Cut Plastic Waste

The water ministry wants government departments to stop using bottled water at meetings; Some states have taken similar steps

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Centre Urges Elimination Of Bottled Water At Official Meetings

According to Euromonitor International, the size of the still bottled water segment in India stood at Rs 121.3 billion in value terms and about 5.6 billion litres in volume terms in 2015

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How Not To Burn Yourself

Don’t eat roadside foods. Unless you trust the source, avoid fresh juices, junk foods like paani puri, cut fruits or salads outside

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Water Reservoirs At 23% Of Capacity

India is facing one of its worst water storage crisis with its 91 large reservoirs currently holding water below one-fourth their total capacity

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How Much Water Is Enough?

As a thumb rule, as per WHO, 2 litres of water for a 60-kilo person is the required quantity. Most people I know don’t drink enough. But there are a few out there, who are putting their lives at risk by drinking too much

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Time For Water Reuse To Gain Precedence

The water storage in 91 major reservoirs of India in February was a paltry 32 per cent of their total capacity, indicating that the country is heading for a very dry summer

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