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World to experience <strong>water</strong> shortage by 2040: Study

World to experience water shortage by 2040: Study

30 Jul 2014

London: There will be a global water supply shortage by 2040 if citizens do not improve the way energy and power is used, warns a new research that included a case study from India.

World,   water shortage,   study,   water supply,   new research,  
 Drinking <strong>water</strong> shortage to hit world by 2040

Drinking water shortage to hit world by 2040

30 Jul 2014

London: If we continue doing what we are doing today to meet our energy demands, there will not be enough water in the world to quench the thirst of the world population by 2040, says a study.

Drinking water shortage,   water shortage,   power plants,   Professor Benjamin Sovacool,   electricity sector,  
ONGC begins cement plugging operation at Bombay high rig

ONGC begins cement plugging operation at Bombay high rig

21 Jul 2014

Mumbai: The process of "cement plugging" the leak of high pressure inflammable gas began, a day after it was reported at an oil rig of state-owned ONGC at Bombay High off the Mumbai coast, even as inclement weather was hampering the operation.

Bombay high rig,   ONGC,   Bombay High off,   Sagar Uday,   water pollution,  
Shimla gets Himachal's first <strong>water</strong>-dispensing ATM

Shimla gets Himachal's first water-dispensing ATM

28 Jul 2014

Shimla: Now, you can buy drinking water by using an ATM card in Himachal Pradesh capital, the first in the state and perhaps in the country.

Shimla,   Himachal Pradesh,   first water-dispensing ATM,   Chief Minister,   Virbhadra Singh ,  
Trees saving more than 850 human lives per year in US

Trees saving more than 850 human lives per year in US

28 Jul 2014

Washington: Trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms in the US, a new study has found.

US,   trees,   air pollution,   researchers,   US Forest Service's Northern Research Station,   Dave Nowak,   Davy Institute,  
<strong>Water</strong> level of Ganga on the rise, authorities alert

Water level of Ganga on the rise, authorities alert

26 Jul 2014

Kanpur: The water level of river Ganga is constantly on the rise and is approaching the danger mark due to release of water from Narora dam and heavy rainfall in the hills.

Water level,   River Ganga,   Kanpur,   Narora damn,   Ganga,   heavy rainfall,  
BJP's river linking plan likely to get push

BJP's river linking plan likely to get push

27 Jul 2014

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's ambitious proposal to link rivers across the country is set to get a push with the Water Resources Ministry being asked to prepare a future roadmap.

BJP,   river linking plan,   Water Resources Ministry,   Nitin Gadkari,   DWS,   Atal Bihari Vajpayee,   pet plan,   ground water level,  
Delhi BJP urges Haryana to release 381 cusecs of <strong>water</strong>

Delhi BJP urges Haryana to release 381 cusecs of water

25 Jul 2014

New Delhi: The Delhi unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has urged the Haryana government to immediately release 381 cusecs of water through Tejawala Reservoir for the national capital.

Delhi BJP,   Bharatiya Janata Party,   Haryana,   Haryana govt,   381 cusecs of water,  
RJD MLA ends agitation for irrigation <strong>water</strong>

RJD MLA ends agitation for irrigation water

23 Jul 2014

Patna: After two days of protest over declaring Bihar as drought hit, RJD legislator Dinesh Kumar Singh ended his fast on Wednesday, even as the Assembly decided to discuss in detail the issue through a special debate on Friday.

RJD MLA,   RJD,   legislator RJD,   Dinesh Kumar Singh,   Rabri Devi,  
Smart-phone sensor to map <strong>pollution</strong>

Smart-phone sensor to map pollution

14 Jul 2014

Berlin: A new sensor to measure particulate matter in the air is being developed. German scientists are developing a sensor that can be attached to a smart-phone and measures fine dust levels in the air.

Smartphone sensor,   pollution,   sensor,   dust measurement,   smartphone,  

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