04 May 2016
New Delhi: When it comes to Indian rivers, the first pictures that come to mind are Ganga and Yamuna rivers in a sorry state, looking more like drains. But, in the North-East, there is a panoramic water body that boasts of crystal clear water and makes for a pleasant sight.
01 May 2016
Helsinki: A team of Finnish scientists has decoded changes in the brain that make people prone to excessive drinking -- a discovery that can lead to new drug therapies to treat alcoholism.
20 Apr 2016
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government declared another 468 villages of parched Saurashtra and Kutch region as 'partially scarcity-hit', taking the total number of such villages reeling under acute water crisis, to nearly 1,000.
01 May 2016
Dehradun: After the government last night decided to press two MI-17 helicopters into service as NDRF, SDRF and Army personnel struggled to douse the flames which have claimed six lives and blighted around 1,900 hectares of forests in Uttarakhand, choppers today started spraying waters on the fire.
04 Mar 2016
Washington: Drinking more water may help you control your weight and reduce intake of sugar, sodium and saturated fat, a new US study has claimed.
21 Apr 2016
Mumbai: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and PepsiCo will jointly help Maharashtra government tackle the drought in Marathwada.
15 Mar 2016
Patna: Uproarious scenes were today witnessed in the Bihar Assembly as Opposition BJP members protested in the House alleging shortage of drinking water in the state.
23 Apr 2016
New Delhi: The water level in 91 major reservoirs across the country has dipped to 22 percent of their total capacity, government said yesterday.
20 Apr 2016
New Delhi: As per the official records, this summer 256 districts in 10 states are reeling under severe drought and around one-third of India is facing scarcity of water. The Supreme Court of India has questioned the governments for not taking preventive actions before summer. Environmentalists say that due to lack of long term water conservation plans in the country, we are unable to curb drought and store enough water. In such a scenario, the well is a key source of water, as has been since the establishment of human civilisation across the world.
13 Apr 2016
Kaziranga: After a jeep safari inside the Kaziranga National Park, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton today visited villages around the famed park, the Kaziranga Discovery Centre and Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation.