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!
"I am very much hoping for an addition to the family, a little sibling for Emma," her 2-year-old daughter, Marin told Me Naiset magazine in an interview.
Ministry also announced the death of three people, who tested positive for COVID-19, due to complications.This brings the total death toll to 273.
Lt. Colonel Mohammed Salem Al Shehhi, Chief of the Traffic Control Section at the ADP Traffic and Patrols Directorate, urged drivers to use tyres that comply with specifications.