drinking water quality

Asia, Africa face daunting challenges: PM

March 5th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Noting that three-fourths of the world's poor live in Asia and Africa, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday that rural reconstruction and poverty ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Here’s why washing hands is such a great idea

July 1st, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have revealed why it is a good idea to wash your hands regularly.The study has proved that hand washing can prevent the spread ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hand washing ‘improves quality of stored drinking water in poor countries’

May 6th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): Hand-washing, long recognized as an effective germ-fighting practice, also appears to play an important role in improving the quality of stored drinking water in poor countries, say researchers.Boffins ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US grant for water in Latin America, Caribbean

August 21st, 2009 - 12:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Aug 21 (IBNS) The U.S. Department of State awarded a grant to the International Water Association in mid-June to improve drinking water safety in the Latin American and Caribbean region.The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Old warhorse battles BJP to retain fort in Karnataka

May 19th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Balaji Jewargi (Karnataka), May 19 (IANS) Former chief minister N. Dharam Singh is in the electoral battle for the ninth time from this constituency in north Karnataka for the assembly election ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sweden world’s best place for mothers: Report

May 7th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Stockholm, May 7 (Xinhua) Sweden has been described as "the best place to be a mother" by a US-based charity organisation in a report assessing the well being of mothers around the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Water purity test in Madhya Pradesh for Re.1

April 25th, 2008 - 11:09 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 25 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has announced that it will carry out a water purification scheme under which the villagers will get their water resources tested by paying just ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Most pollutants in Yamuna come from Delhi

March 20th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Indian capital contributes 79 percent of pollutants flowing in the Yamuna and the 23-km stretch of the river in the city carries only wastewater during non-monsoon ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |