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Rijiju inaugurates Khelo India State Centre of Excellence for rowing in Srinagar

Rijiju had announced earlier this year during the Khelo India Winter Games that the Union Sports Ministry would open a state-of-the-art water sports facility in Srinagar

Published on 10th April 2021
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Villagers in Karnataka restore centuries-old water tanks without monetary help from the government

As per the villagers, the village had centuries-old tanks called Bangaramma and Anesondilu, which had disappeared completely, following which, locals in the year 2017 decided to rejuvenate them

Published on 9th April 2021
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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik calls upon engineers to keep abreast of technology

Speaking at the orientation programme for 275 graduate engineers who joined the Water Resources Department as assistant executive engineers, the Chief Minister advised the engineers to work hard

Published on 9th April 2021
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This sixth-grader's story about water conservation won third place and was turned into an animated short film by UNESCO

Shreya K's story on water conservation was made into an animated short film by UNESCO! We speak to this student of Amrita Vidyalayam, Thalassery, about this massive honour

Published on 31st March 2021
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These teachers and school kids gave fresh lease of life to Hyderabad lake

The sprawling city of Hyderabad, famous for the imposing Hussain Sagar lake and a few other major water bodies, was once upon a time home to a couple of thousands of lakes in varying sizes

Published on 24th March 2021
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What the FAQ: What is the Indus Waters Treaty all about and why is it important for India and Pakistan?

Here's all that you need to know about the Indus Water Treaty, its history and its impact on both India and Pakistan
 

Published on 23rd March 2021
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Scientists suggest new theory that Mars may still have water trapped underground

Previously, scientists seeking to explain what happened to the flowing water on Mars had suggested that it escaped into space due to Mars' low gravity

Published on 17th March 2021
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Mars may be hiding most of its ‘missing' water underground: NASA-funded study

The new study, published in the journal Science, shows that a significant portion of Mars's water -- between 30 and 99 per cent -- is trapped within minerals in the planet's crust

Published on 17th March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: Three years back today it was predicted that Bengaluru will run out of water 

In today's #TBT, we talk about the problem that is water scarcity. A study had estimated that it would be Karnataka's capital that would run out of water first, but guess which South Indian city did

Published on 17th March 2021
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Odisha's first known COVID patient awaits return to Italy to complete his PhD

Little did he know that the pandemic would pour cold water on his plans of completing the programme in a couple of years

Published on 15th March 2021
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Here's how IITs are helping people get clean drinking water across the country

The Water Purification Technical Excellence Centre at IIT Kharagpur has developed a low-cost nanofiltration technology that has ensured access to safe drinking water

Published on 11th March 2021
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Women's Day: Ever heard of submarine groundwater discharge? Mintu Elizabeth's research will ensure that everyone knows about it soon 

Mintu Elizabeth has been researching submarine groundwater discharge for the past five years. We speak to her about what she has discovered about the lesser-known geological phenomenon

Published on 6th March 2021
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#ThrowBackToday: No compensation in sight for victims of Coca-Cola plant's atrocities in Kerala even after a decade

In today's #TBT, we recall how a bottling plant of the aerated beverage Coca-Cola abused water and contaminated it in a tribal area of Kerala and how the fight for compensation still wages on

Published on 24th February 2021
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Telangana achieves 'pipe' dream, gives tap water to all schools

According to the data provided by the Jal Jeevan Mission dashboard of the MoJS, Telangana has provided tap water connections to all the 22,882 schools and 27,310 anganwadis in the State

Published on 22nd February 2021
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50 per cent reduction of chemical concentration in Ganga during lockdown, reveals IIT-Kanpur study

The study findings indicated that reduction in industrial wastewater can substantially reduce heavy metal pollution in Ganga water in a short time span of a few months

Published on 8th February 2021

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