30 Jan 2015
London: More than two drinks a day in middle-age may raise your stroke risk more than traditional factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes, warns a study.
24 Jan 2015
Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh has urged the Centre for a special sanction of Rs 926.07 crore for providing safe drinking water to 1340 habitations under critical category.
29 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday called for Indo-German cooperation in rejuvenation of the Ganga river.
02 Jan 2015
Washington: A new study has found that high levels of arsenic in drinking water were associated with an 'astonishing' 50 percent drop in breast cancer deaths in Chile.The study presents results of breast cancer mortality data from a region in Chile where residents were inadvertently exposed to high levels of arsenic, a naturally occurring element found in many minerals.
06 Dec 2014
Ahmedabad: A total of 353 villages in Kutch district of Gujarat were on Friday declared completely or partially scarcity-hit and officials asked to provide adequate drinking water and cattle fodder to the affected areas.
21 Jan 2015
New York: Scientists have found that drinking four cups of coffee a day has a protective effect against skin cancer. Although the results are preliminary, lifestyle modifications with even modest protective effects may have a meaningful impact on melanoma morbidity, the researchers said.
06 Jan 2015
Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday directed officials to take steps to meet the drinking water needs in Hyderabad by taking into account the present and future population of the city.
08 Dec 2014
Male: Restoring water supplies to the Maldivian capital could take 10 more days, an official warned on Monday, but tourists will not be affected by the crisis in the idyllic holiday destination.
03 Jan 2015
Munger (Bihar): Delay in completing drinking water projects in Munger district angered Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi who warned FIRs would be lodged against erring contractors if the projects were not completed within two months.
21 Nov 2014
Berhampur (Odisha): Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (Hudco) has sanctioned Rs 415 crore loan for implementation of a drinking water project in Berhampur city in south Odisha.