Environment
Water
New York, July 12(Just Earth News): Some three in ten people around the world lack access to safe and readily available water at home, and almost six in ten to safely managed sanitation, a new United Nations report has warned, calling on countries to do more to fulfil these basic human needs. more
UN agency eyes recycling wastewater for large-scale farming

New York, Jan 19 (Just Earth News): With agricultural land thirsty and water increasingly scarce, the United Nations agricultural agency is on Thursday hosting an international event to disc ...

Water resources ministry and others sign funding agreement for irrigation projects

New Delhi, Sep 6 (Just Earth News): The Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, NABARD and National Water Development Agency signed a Memorandum of Agree ...

Conservation of water essential, Indian farmers can do wonder with it : PM Modi

Jamnagar, Gujarat, Aug 30 (Just Earth News) : Stressing the need for conservation of water, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it is one thing Indian farmers can do wonder with.

Committee to prepare draft Ganga Act and submit report within three months

New Delhi, Jul 22 (Just Earth News): The Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has constituted a committee to prepare the draft Ganga Act, it was announced on ...

Haiti: UN supports Government in potable water campaign reaching 30,000 residents

New York, June 11 (Just Earth News): Some 30,000 residents of three localities in Haiti now have access to potable water, thanks to a sanitation campaign launched by the Government and suppo ...

Bokaro River Drinking Water Project based on Rainwater Harvesting inaugurated

Jharkhand, June 3 (Just Earth News): The Bokaro River Drinking Water Project based on Rainwater Harvesting in the State of Jharkhand was inaugurated at West Bokaro on Friday.

​​IdeaHive Media launches campaign to address water crisis

Mumbai, May 19 (IBNS): IdeaHive Media Pvt Ltd, a Cause Driven Media Campaign Management start-up company, is all set to launch 'Paani ka Teeka', a people's movement project that aims to coll ...

Latur water crisis: Delhi govt. to send 10 lakh litres of water to drought hit area

New Delhi, Apr 12 (IBNS) Responding to the drought hit water crisis in Maharashtra's Latur district, the Delhi government is set to send 10 lakh litres of water everyday to the area for the ...

Water relief train to reach Latur later on Monday

Mumbai, Apr 11 (IBNS) Water-filled railway wagons are on their way to Latur in Marathwada region of Maharashtra on Monday to provide much-needed drinking water to one of the worst drought hi ...