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In pics: Umngot river's <strong>water</strong> transparent as crystal

In pics: Umngot river's water transparent as crystal

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.

Umngot river,   water transparent,   River in Meghalaya,   River in India,   Jaintia Hills,   Dawki,   Latest Lifestyle News,  
Why some people are prone to <strong>drinking</strong>

Why some people are prone to drinking

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.

prone to drinking,   Study on drinking,   wine,   Alcohol,   Finnish scientists,   alcoholism,   Latest Lifestyle News,  
Gujarat Drought: 468 more <strong>villages</strong> declared scarcity-hit

Gujarat Drought: 468 more villages declared scarcity-hit

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.

Gujarat Water Crisis,   Gujarat Drought,   Gujarat Water Scarcity,   Latest States News ,  
Uttarakhand forest fire: MI-17 choppers spraying <strong>water</strong> to douse blaze

Uttarakhand forest fire: MI-17 choppers spraying water to douse blaze

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.

Uttarakhand fire,   Fire in Uttarakhand forest,   Water spraying,   Mi 17 choppers,   water,   Uttarakhand,   helicopters,   NDRF,   SDRF,   Latest States News,  
<strong>Drinking</strong> <strong>water</strong> may have numerous dietary benefits

Drinking water may have numerous dietary benefits

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.

Drinking water,   health benefits of drinking water,   benefits of drinking water,   sinking water impact on health,   Research on drinking water,   Latest Health News,  
Sachin Tendulkar, Pepsi to help Maharashtra government tackle drought crisis

Sachin Tendulkar, Pepsi to help Maharashtra government tackle drought crisis

21 Apr 2016

Mumbai: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and PepsiCo will jointly help Maharashtra government tackle the drought in Marathwada.

Maharashtra Drought,   Sachin Tendulkar,   Maharashtra Water Scarcity,   Maharashtra Water Crisis,   Marathwada Water Crisis,   Latest States News ,  
Uproar in Bihar Assembly over <strong>water</strong> scarcity

Uproar in Bihar Assembly over water scarcity

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.

Bihar Assembly,   Bihar Water Scarcity,   Bihar Assembly on Drinking Water,   BJP Protest,   Latest States News ,  
<strong>Water</strong> level dips to 22 percent in 91 major reservoirs

Water level dips to 22 percent in 91 major reservoirs

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.

water level,   reservoirs in India,   major reservoirs in India,   water level in India,   nation news,  
In pics: Oldest wells in the world

In pics: Oldest wells in the world

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.

Drought,   Oldest wells,   scarcity of water,   Wells,   Water,   Water conservation,   Latest Nation News,  
Prince William and Kate visit <strong>villages</strong> around Kaziranga

Prince William and Kate visit villages around Kaziranga

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.

Prince William,   Kaziranga National Park,   Duke and Duchess of Cambridge,   Kate Middleton,   Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation,   Assam,   Latest India news,  

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