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When it’s about drinking water, Maoists help government


March 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi (Jharkhand), March 11 (IANS) Maoists might not welcome roads - fearing these would provide access to their hideouts - but extend full "cooperation" to the government machinery when it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Israel’s disabled people to recycle electronic waste


May 5th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 5 (IANS) Israel is soon starting a programme for people with disabilities who would recycle electronic waste, including old computers donated by people.The programme hopes to be environment friendly, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

1 in 5 deaths in Bangladesh linked to arsenic in drinking water


June 24th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Exposure to arsenic in drinking water - even at low levels - increases the risk of death from any cause, suggests a new study conducted on Bangladeshis.Arsenic is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exposure to arsenic in drinking water has fatal consequences


June 19th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 19 (ANI): Exposure to arsenic in drinking water - even at low levels - increases the risk of death from any cause, say researchers.Arsenic is known to be a potent ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parched Rajasthan stares at a crisis


April 15th, 2010 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, April 15 (IANS) In some villages, water is being supplied once or twice in a month. In others, people are hoping a train will arrive with water wagons. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Victims of Bhopal gas tragedy still deprived of clean water


September 23rd, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Sep 23(ANI): Bhopal Group for Information and Action (BGIA), a voluntary group representing the victims of 1984 gas tragedy at the Union Carbide, has demanded for clean and potable water for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hundreds of West Bengal villages still marooned, Aila toll 117


May 29th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Hundreds of villages in West Bengal continued to be marooned, with saltwater intrusion destroying crops and rendering vast stretches of land fallow in the Sundarbans area in the ... Read more...

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