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Maharashtra left with only 13 percent water in reservoirs


June 27th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) A day after authorities warned of water rationing in the state capital, Maharashtra Wednesday said tough times may be ahead with only 13 percent water left ... Read more...

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Mumbai faces water cuts after July 15


June 26th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) It is monsoon time, and Mumbai, famous for its heavy showers and rainy season, is, ironically, about to face cuts in water supply.The warning of likely ... Read more...

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Peruvian president declares state of emergency


December 5th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Dec 5 (IANS) Peruvian President Ollanta Humala has declared a state of emergency following massive rallies against a multi-billion-dollar mining project in the north of the country.Humala announced late ... Read more...

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Caracas suffers worst drought since 1947


November 4th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Nov 4 (EFE) The Venezuelan capital is suffering its worst drought since 1947 as is much of the country, forcing the authorities to introduce water rationing. Environmentalist Erik Quiroga told EFE Tuesday ... Read more...

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Water rationing in Jharkhand to ensure water supply till next monsoon


August 17th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaRanchi, Aug.17 (ANI): Authorities in Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand State, which has been declared a drought hit State, have issued orders for water rationing to ensure adequate ... Read more...

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Sizzling heat, delayed monsoon across large parts of India


June 23rd, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Heatwave deaths soared, school vacations were extended, religious rituals were performed and drinking water was rationed in at least one state as large parts of India continued ... Read more...

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Parched Madhya Pradesh seeks divine help for rainfall


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, June 23 (IANS) From frog marriages to non-stop prayers, the people of parched Madhya Pradesh are turning to every known ritual to please the rain gods.The ... Read more...

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California declares emergency after three years of drought


February 28th, 2009 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 28 (DPA) California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has declared a state of emergency amid a prolonged drought. "This is a crisis, just as severe as an earthquake or raging wildfire, and ... Read more...

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