User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Drinking-Water :: Quality
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5 startups providing freedom from day-to-day problems 13.8.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Aug 13 (ANI): Indian Startup ecosystem is mounting and is growing to get better every day. At present, there infinite number of start-ups established and running, which are focusing and
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WHO lauds India’s Commitment to Accelerated Sanitation Coverage 3.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
WHO lauds India’s commitment to accelerated coverage of safe sanitation services which, assuming 100% coverage is achieved by October 2019, could avert up to 300 000 deaths due to diarrheal disease and protein-energy malnutrition (PEM) since the country launched the Swachh Bharat Mission in 2014.
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Call for safe drinking water for all by 2030 3.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Call for safe drinking water for all by 2030
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Water, sanitation and hygiene is a global crisis: WaterAid's global advocacy director 16.7.2018 DNA: Top News
Supplying clean water and toilets for all could take hundreds of years in countries like Eritrea and Namibia unless governments step up funding to tackle the problem and its harmful effects on health, an international development agency warned on Monday. WaterAid - which says nearly 850 million people lack clean water - predicted the world will miss a global goal to provide drinking water and adequate sanitation for everyone by 2030. Meeting it will cost $28 billion per year, the non-profit said. "Water, sanitation and hygiene is a global crisis," said Savio Carvalho, WaterAid's global advocacy director. "We're really calling for governments to pull up their socks," he told the Thomson Reuters Foundation from the United Nations in New York. From July 9-18, governments are reviewing progress on the Sustainable Development Goals, which were agreed at the United Nations in 2015, with a focus on six of the 17. Last week, UN officials said barriers to achieving the 2030 water and sanitation targets range from ...
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Bihar to get world's cheapest clean drinking water 15.7.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Jul 14 (ANI): With the launch of cost-effective innovative water project, Bihar will soon provide the cheapest drinking water in the world.
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Bihar set to get cheapest drinking water in world 14.7.2018 Meghalaya Times

Darbhanga/Patna, July 14 (IANS): An innovative cost-effective drinking water project in Bihar promises to lower the price of one-litre bottle to 50 paise -- cheapest in the world.
The project -- Sulabh Jal -- was launched on Saturday in Darbhanga by Sulabh International. It will convert contaminated pond water into safe drinking water.

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ONGC installs Water ATM in Tripura hospitals 12.7.2018 Sify Finance
State-owned ONGC, as part of its corporate social responsibility effort, has installed Water ATMs in big hospitals in Tripura to provide pure drinking water to the patients and their care-takers, an official said here on Thursday.
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Coastal villagers fume over aquaculture 27.6.2018 Hindu: National
Increased salinity plagues 10 mandals, says official
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Infra boost likely for schools, anganwadis 16.6.2018 Hindu: National
Given priority under MLACDS
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When Shimla queued up for water 15.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Taps in Shimla went dry this summer, posing an unprecedented water crisis in the hill town. Adverse climatic conditions are believed to be the main factor for reduced flow in streams. Vikas Vasudeva reports on the failure of State governments to check unplanned development and exploitation of water resources.
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India staring at dry future, 600 million face high water stress: Niti Aayog report 15.6.2018 Zee News : India National
Niti Aayog's composite water management index has warned that major Indian cities could run out of groundwater in the next two years.
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India suffering worst water crisis in history, says NITI report 15.6.2018 Rediff: News
Forty per cent of population will have no access to drinking water by 2030 and 21 cities, including New Delhi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad, will run out of groundwater by 2020.
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Plastic banned in municipal offices 13.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The Government has issued orders on Thursday directing all the municipal bodies to discontinue usage and stocking up of single use plastic items like
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Delhi water is full of arsenic, fluoride: Report 13.6.2018 Sify Finance
[India], June 13 (NewsVoir): Water quality in Delhi is on alarming situation, as per a recent Lok Sabha secretariat reports east and northeast districts of Delhi are undergoing arsenic
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Mysuru set to get more RO plants to supply purified water 8.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Fifteen more reverse osmosis (RO) water plants are coming up in Mysuru to supply purified drinking water to the public for a nominal fee.Given the res
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For the sake of environment 7.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Ditch the plastic and sip directly. The lipstick can be fixed — not the pollution with plastic straws
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Prepare scheme to build small dams for expansion of irrigation facility in Tribal dominant areas 7.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has instructed that a scheme should be prepared to build small dams for expansion of irrigation facility in tribal dominant areas. Poor beneficiaries should not face problem in getting payment of MNREGA and Social Security Pension from the banks. All the Collectors should conduct a campaign with the […]
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Wendarly Marwein sets example for entrepreneurs of Meghalaya with ‘UmRupa’ 4.6.2018 Meghalaya Times

Rajiv Roy
SHILLONG, June 03: Little did Wendarly Marwein know during his trip to the Garden City of India, Bengaluru, for his daughter’s admission in B.Sc Nursing will enable him to put up a new entrepreneurial venture back home in Meghalaya. Marwein is the proprietor of Marwein Group of Industries that produces umRupa – a packaged drinking water venture, which he started after his southern sojourn, based at Kynshibangla village, under Mawthadraishan Community and Rural Development Block in West Khasi Hills (WKH) district of Meghalaya. The idea behind this project is equally interesting.

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Life-saving drops for the sea of commuters 4.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Water vending machines, or water ATMs, at railway stations across the city are catching on despite the challenges: supply of running water at some stations, or people unwilling to pay
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Water war in Shimla: Corporation distributes water under police protection 31.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The tourism industry in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla has also been massively hit as tourists are cancelling their visits to the hill-station
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