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28 Jul 2022 DELHI, India
Levels of Nonylphenol ranging from 29.1 parts per billion (ppb) to 80.5 ppb were found in 15 samples taken across the country. A safe level is considered to be 0.33 ppb.
17 May 2022 DELHI
While heatwaves are common in India, especially in May and June, summer began early this year with high temperatures from March, when the first heatwave arrived. Average maximum temperatures for the month were the highest in 122 years.
14 May 2022 DELHI, India
The city of Delhi has embarked on a programme to protect wetlands against further encroachments and to restore wetlands where possible.
20 Feb 2022 NEW DELHi
Launched in 2019, the Jal Jeevan Mission has provided new tap water connections to nine crore (90 million0 rural homes in the country despite COVID-19 and lockdown.
14 Feb 2022 DELHI
A new research report claims that between 2014 and 2016, the earth was sinking at the rate of 11 cm every year, which has increased by almost 50 per cent in the next two years to 17 cm per year. The situation in the area of Kapashera near the airport is most worrying among the vulnerable areas as the rate of submergence is very high here.
10 Feb 2022 NEW DELHI, India
A new report from India's Observer Research Foundation explores the mutual benefit derived from sharing water resources and developing hydropower assets.
4 Oct 2021 NEW DELHI
New varieties reduce water and pesticide requirements
26 May 2021 Delhi, India
A shortage of firewood and rising funeral costs are forcing grieving families to abandon traditional Hindu cremations. Alarmed by the risk to water quality, the national government has instructed states to clamp down on the practice and provide support for "dignified cremations".
1 May 2021 DELHI
City of Delhi accuses government of India's Haryana State of sending untreated water when the city is in dire need of water for hospital usage in the surge of Covid, and for festival purposes like Navratri and Ramzan.
7 Apr 2021 NEW DELHI, India
India maintains its position that construction activities on the Chenab River are treaty-compliant. Pakistan requests information share re planned projects.
16 Feb 2021 DELHI
Fallout from a devastating flash flood in Uttarakhand hit Delhi more than 500 kilometres downstream on Monday, when water supplies were cut to tens of thousands of residents. Authorities blamed the high quantities of mud and debris from the February 7 deluge, which left more than 50 dead and 150 missing, for the shortages...
8 Feb 2021 NEW DELHI, India
While Indian farmers protest against threats to their subsistence livelihoods from three new laws impacting the way produce is priced and sold, the existing state-controlled pricing system continues to be associated with strain on the nation's water resources.Continuing protests against changes to India’s farming laws, reported as the world’s largest peaceful civic process until violence erupted this week, are gaining traction in global media...