Residents fill their containers with drinking water from a municipal tanker in New Delhi. File/Reuters
The Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA), at a meeting held in Delhi, has scolded the Karnataka government and asked it to release water to Tamil Nadu immediately and help it tide over an acute water crisis, officials said on Tuesday.
The monsoon season is responsible for around 70% of India's annual rainfall, and is particularly important for the farm sector since more than half of the country's arable land is rain-fed.
Oscar winning Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, known for his environmental activism, has raised awareness about the ongoing water crisis in Chennai.
While contemplating our natural resources, past conversations often centered around fossil fuels and them becoming scarce due to overuse. However, recent conversations have stirred our attention to another natural resource that is available in abundance but is still causing a crisis in many parts of the world. Water!
British and EU officials were to resume talks to clinch a Brexit deal on Wednesday just a few hours after late-night negotiations wound up, but it was far from clear they would reach an agreement before a leaders’ summit on Thursday.
American politician, who has served as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007, Bernie Sanders and politician and former academic serving as the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts since 2013, Elizabeth Warren don’t just lead the Democratic presidential primary in fundraising.
Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate are traveling to Pakistan’s scenic northern mountains and glaciers, drawing attention to the challenges of climate change in the South Asian nation.