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Tag: Water

Space
Scientists discover water in a distant galaxy pair

Water has been detected in the most massive galaxy pair in the early Universe, according to new observations from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).

Moon
NASA Confirms Water On Sunlit Surface Of Moon For 1st Time

Washington: Water on Moon could be more easily accessible than previously thought as NASA on Monday said it found traces of water on a sunlit surface of the Moon for the first time. The discovery was made using Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a joint project of NASA and the German Aerospace Centre. “We […]

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'Computer kidney' suggests drink enough water daily

Toronto: Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada have developed a “computer kidney” that can help shed light on impacts of medicines taken by those who don’t drink enough water. The ability of the kidney to maintain water balance is vital to our health. It controls water balance, and when we are dehydrated, it […]

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Post Fani, Diarrhoea scare haunts Puri residents

Puri: It seems there is no end to the problems of residents living in and around Puri after cyclone Fani made its landfall in the coastal district on May 3. Many local residents of Brahmagiri, Krushnaprasad, Chandanpur and Satyabadi areas of the district are reeling under diarrhoea outbreak after the extremely severe cyclone. The affected […]

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Drinking more water can reduce bladder infections in women

New York: Women who drink about an extra litre-and-a-half of water daily are nearly 50 per cent less likely to suffer from bladder infections, especially in premenopausal stages, a new study has found. According to researchers from the University of Texas in the US, more fluids help to reduce bacteria and limit the ability of […]

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Modi promises housing, power, water for all

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he wanted to provide quality life for all Indians, which includes housing, electricity, water and other amenities. “Housing for all, power for all, water for all, LPG for all, toilet for all, skill for all, health for all, insurance for all, connectivity for all,” Modi said […]

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NASA study reveals decline in freshwater in India

Washington: India is among the world’s major hotspots which has seen a serious decline in the availability of freshwater due to overuse of water resources, reveals a new study that combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities. The study, published in the journal Nature, found that Earth’s wetland […]

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Birds get artificial habitat in Paradip town

  Paradip: An artificial habitat has been created in Paradip for birds in front of Paradip Seamens Club by NGO Adarsh Prayash. The aim of this unique project is to provide shelter, food and water to birds that have lost their habitat due to construction of port, industrialisation and deforestation. As a part of the […]

ENI, Italian national research council ink clean energy accord

Rome: Italian energy giant ENI and Italy’s National Research Council on Friday signed a multi-million euro agreement aimed at curbing global warming and desertification. The accord, signed by ENI’s CEO Claudio Descalzi and the research council’s President Massimo Inguscio, covers four areas of high scientific and strategic interest: nuclear fusion, water, agriculture and the Arctic […]

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Naraj new destination for winged guests

Cuttack: Naraj has become a new destination for migratory birds coming from far-flung places because of availability of food in large quantity and calm water. Birds from as far as Caspian Sea, Lake Baikal, Aral Sea and other remote parts of Russia, Central and Southeast Asia, Ladakh and Himalayas which flock several wetlands of Odisha […]

Drinking more water may ward off UTIs in women

New York: Do you often suffer from urinary tract infections (UTIs)? A new study suggests that drinking an additional three pints of water may reduce the recurrence of UTIs in women. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, 40-60 per cent of women will develop a UTI during their lifetimes […]

Aam Aadmi Party
Now AAP offers free water, power subsidy to Delhi tenants

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said those living in rented houses will also get free water and subsidised electricity if the AAP comes to power in the civic corporations. “Those staying in rented houses don’t get benefit of low water and electricity tariff. After municipal elections, we will make sure even […]

Aditya Prasad Padhi
Odisha to appoint water observers in each district

Bhubaneswar: There are four lakh bore wells and piped water facilities are provided to 38 thousand habitations in Odisha. In view of the coming rising mercury level, Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi yesterday instructed all District Collectors to ensure that all the bore wells and pipeline facilities function properly. Padhi, heading a review meeting here, […]

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Separate Tribunal to solve Mahanadi water dispute: Pradhan

Sambalpur: Clearing the air on the Centre’s recent decision to set up a single Tribunal to adjudicate all inter-state river water disputes, Union Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that a Tribunal will be formed to solve Mahanadi issue between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. “As demanded by the State government, based on current laws, a […]

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Mahanadi row: Odisha, Chhattisgarh agree on Joint Control Board

New Delhi: After a month-long tussle between Odisha and Chhattisgarh governments over the use of Mahanadi water and construction of a barrage in the upper catchment area of the river, the two States on Friday agreed in a meeting here to set up a Joint Control Board (JCB) to settle the dispute. The meeting, attended […]

Now make pure water from thin air!

Mumbai:In April 2012, at the height of summer, Mumbaikars were shocked to read about the death of a woman in a Thane village who trudged several kilometres to fetch drinking water and died from sunstroke. The incident prompted an IITian to build a device that can convert humidity in the atmosphere into water, right in […]

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