CHENNAI WATER CRISIS
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Water crisis: CBSE makes mandatory for schools to become water efficient in next 3 years
After a recent report by NITI Aayog which shows Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad running out of groundwater by next year, the Central Board of Secondary Education has instructed schools to adopt a policy of water management.
Little water left, but Tamil Nadu has most bottling units in country
Amid drought, water guzzling plants in the state draw at least 21 million litres of water everyday, which is leading to an increase in salinity of the groundwater.
Train carrying water to reach parched Chennai in afternoon: Railways
A special 50 wagon train, carrying water from Tamil Nadu's Vellore district will reach Chennai on Friday afternoon, a Southern Railway official said.
How India's water ends up everywhere but India
Putting so much water into rice grains and swelling cotton bolls seems a criminal waste of a precious resource.
RWH should be taken up on war footing: Rajinikanth
"As of now, immediate measures that need to be taken is saving rain water. It should be on a war-footing mode," he said.
Do not prevent protests over water crisis: Madras HC to Tamil Nadu govt
The Madras High Court also asked the state government not to prevent protests highlighting the water woes in the state.
India’s water crisis is man-made
While climate change certainly played a role, however, Chennai’s is largely a man-made disaster.
Water emergency in Tamil Nadu: Baalu
Baalu said in the next few years 21 cities could face severe water shortage and urged the government to take immediate steps in this regard.
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Minister asks God for rain as Chennai's water crisis deepens
A water crisis is brewing in many parts of the world’s second-most populated nation as unsustainable use and few measures to harness rain lead to shortages.
Why Chennai’s water crisis should worry you
Citizens are paying a heavy price for reckless destruction of water bodies, poor planning.
In parched Chennai, hospitals hike charges
Not making matters any easier are private water tankers, which, too, have doubled the cost of the water they supply to private hospitals.