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Tamil Nadu faces worst drought in 140 years

The storage of water in the six major reservoirs in the state was just 6.2 per cent of capacity as of April 27. T E Narasimhan and Gireesh Babu report. 'The farmer is dying and the country......

Inside Tamil Nadu's thirsty villages

IMAGE: A boy collects drinking water for his family from a small well dug into a beach in Chennai. Photograph: Reuters With a 60 per cent rainfall deficit in 2016, Tamil Nadu is witnessing its......

Sony World Photography Awards presents the most wonderful and weird moments

In the pitch dark of the African night, a herd of cape buffaloes gather at the watering hole for a drink, taking care to stay by the edge to avoid the crocodiles lurking in the depths.......

Need to move from past to solve Cauvery water row

The Supreme Court and its committees, the two states and the central government must become objective and take the present and not just the past in mind, writes S L Rao. I was born in......

Hindu scribe forced to drink from separate glass at office in Pakistan

A Hindu reporter in Pakistan’s state-run news agency was forced to drink water from a separate glass and barred from sharing utensils with other Muslim staff at his workplace after his......

Scorching summer may hit water supply and fodder

In the first of a two-part series, Sanjeeb Mukherjee examines the impact of the upcoming summer on agriculture and drinking water supply. Summers have set in and if weather predictions and current......

How safe is the bottled water you drink?

While FSSAI announced it would ban bromates in breads, it proposes to allow the very same in drinking water In January, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) proposed that......

On World Water Day, India faces worst water crisis in decade

Andhra Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu likely to be India’s most water-scarce states this summer Water levels at 91 major reservoirs nationwide are the lowest in a decade -......

How 11 Indian states score on standard of living

11 states were assessed for access to clean water, energy and sanitation and use of iodised salt. Image: Uttarakhand was the only state which showed significant improvement in all five parameters......

Crude oil cheaper than drinking water

The public has benefited from this decline in crude oil, which has translated into lower prices of petrol and diesel. Late Murli Deora, petroleum minister in the United Progressive Alliance......

Review: Rage turns into beauty in Kadvi Hawa

'Don't let anybody tell you that Kadvi Hawa is a manifesto for the fight against climate change or that it's an austere, unforgiving, movie.''This is an intensely felt, beautifully expressed, piece......

Twist in Jaisha water row: Coach claims she refused personalised refreshments

'I wanted to clarify, I asked her whether she will need individual drinks or run with normal water in Rio. She said she will run only with normal water provided by the organisers' IMAGE: Marathon......

Jaisha alleges official apathy at Rio Olympics, AFI refutes charge

- 'It was very hot there. I ran in scorching heat. There was no water for us, neither recovery drinks nor food.' - 'All the countries had their stalls at every 2km but our country's stall was......

Australia and US rivals ready for Rio duel

IMAGE: Michael Phelps of United States drinks water as he visits the Olympic swimming venue. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters. Let the duel in the pool begin. The big beasts of Olympic swimming......

Ban on water bottles, cold drinks during India-SA Kanpur ODI

IMAGE: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Team Director Ravi Shastri during a training session at Eden Garden in Kolkata on Wednesday ahead of the 3rd T20 Match against South......

What's hot at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Anti-NKorea protesters burn flags before opening ceremony IMAGE: Police try to extinguish burnt portraits of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during an anti-North Korea protest before the opening......
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