Local farmers are counting their blessings after unexpected heavy rainfall at the end of 2018 caused the dams to overflow by early January and water came gushing back to the wetlands in southeastern Iraq.
A man poured a bottle of water over Baidu Inc Chief Executive Robin Li on Wednesday at the opening of an annual conference for the Chinese search giant.
Team Abu Dhabi are primed for a major effort to secure a second victory in the prestigious 24 Hours of Rouen endurance race which gets under way on the River Seine in Northern France on Tuesday.
The Mohmand Dam is being constructed on the Swat River and it will be completed by 2024. The dam has the capacity to store1.2 million acre feet of water. Upon completion, it will generate some 800MW of electricity.
Over 190 people living in Ajman underwent medical treatment in several hospitals after they suffered from vomiting and diarrhoea on Saturday.
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.
The “Well of Hope” campaign will provide clean water to over one million individuals in disadvantaged communities after 21 participating entities across the UAE pledged to dig 150 wells in 34 countries.
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.
Oscar winning Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, known for his environmental activism, has raised awareness about the ongoing water crisis in Chennai.