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44 per cent Pakistanis drinking unsafe water as world observes Water Day today


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): As many as 72 million Pakistanis out of a 180-million population do not have access to safe drinking water as the country observes World Water Day today.According to Environment ... Read more...

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Nearly half of Pakistanis drinking unsafe water


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) Nearly half of the 160 million people in Pakistan drink unsafe water, says a media report Tuesday on the occasion of World Water Day.Around 72 million ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar bats for conserving water


February 21st, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 21 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has stressed on the need to save water as a part of his campaign on social issues concerning commoners at Mumbai.As a part ... Read more...

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Water crisis triggers violent protest in Mumbai


February 14th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 14 (ANI): Activists of an NGO 'Swabhiman' staged a demonstration in Mumbai on Saturday against the water supply cut by the Brihan-Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).The activists gathered at Dadar ... Read more...

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Mumbai facing a severe water crisis


December 26th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 26 (ANI): Mumbai is facing an acute water crisis as people are forced to use sewage water for their day-to-day chores.Civic authorities have cut down supply by as much ... Read more...

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