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US firms back ‘Support My School’ campaign in India

December 18th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Several American companies and organizations have expressed interest in a unique initiative to help children in rural and semi-urban India get access to better educational ... Read more...

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Water demand will exceed supply by 40pc within 20 yrs, warn scientists

March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Scientists have warned that water demand in many countries will outstrip supply by 40 per cent within 20 years due to the combined threat of climate change and ... Read more...

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Potato crisps could end global water woes!

November 1st, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Water extracted from potatoes before turning them into crisps is being proposed as an innovative way to boost water supplies.Food giant PepsiCo, which owns the crisp manufacturer Walkers, ... Read more...

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880 mn people lack access to clean water: Red Cross

March 22nd, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 22 (DPA) A total of 880 million people around the globe do not have access to clean water, while 2.7 billion lack proper sanitation facilities, the Red Cross said ... Read more...

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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...

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Privatising water is denying people a human right: UN President

March 20th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantQuestions raised on the legitimacy of Corporate-controlled World Water ForumThe President of the United Nations General Assembly has told delegates at the 5th World Water Forum (WWF) in Istanbul, Turkey, ... Read more...

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Shivsu to install World’s largest containerized desalination plant in Saudi Arabia

August 7th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, August 7 (ANI/Business Wire India): Chennai based multinational company, Shivsu Canadian Clear Waters India Private Limited, a leading global water technology solutions provider, has bagged a prestigious order of around Rs. ... Read more...

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Check over exploitation of water resources says Saifuddin Soz

June 19th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Union Minister for Water Resources Prof. Saifuddin Soz has said that it was necessary to adopt immediate remedial measures to check the adverse effects of over-exploitation ... Read more...

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Kirloskar Brothers go for restructuring

June 3rd, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) India's leading water management solutions provider Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) has decided to restructure itself into nine business sectors aiming to achieve a turnover exceeding $1 billion. Announcing ... Read more...

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Wastewater sludge can become a new resource for alternative energy

June 2nd, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Scientists have determined that wastewater sludge has the potential of becoming a new resource for alternative energy.According to a report in ENN (Environmental News Network), wastewater treatment ... Read more...

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Global warming might lead to escalation of wars, reveals new study

November 20th, 2007 - 4:15 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study has for the first time suggested that global warming might lead to war like situations in the world. The study points out that current and ... Read more...

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