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Not drinking enough water? Here are some fun ways to stay hydrated

December 19, 2019 1:59 pm

We are so consumed throughout the day that even the simple thought of keeping ourselves hydrated does not cross our mind.

Ring the bell for water: The initiative is good news for parents

December 10, 2019 8:57 am

A survey by the Association of Primary Education (APER) and Research recently revealed that 68 per cent of children bring home water bottles still full, indicating that they do not drink water at school.

Have you been drinking too much water? Here's how it can affect your health

December 05, 2019 5:30 pm

The signs of over-hydration are oddly similar to that of dehydration.

Here's why you should be drinking water first thing in the morning

October 30, 2019 8:43 am

If you want to keep healthy, you must keep yourself hydrated.

Rajasthan: Woman killed in scuffle over drinking water

August 24, 2019 5:31 pm

The woman suffered severe head injuries and rushed to a hospital, from where she was referred to the district hospital. The woman was admitted to a hospital in Kota where she succumbed to injuries, the officer said.

How to get kids to drink more water: Follow these 6 fun tricks

May 29, 2019 12:56 pm

How to get kids to drink more water: These simple tricks will ensure you don't end up forcing your child but encourage them in a way that they drink enough water on their own.

We have failed our children

October 21, 2018 1:21 am

While ‘Right to Education’ vastly expanded enrolment of children, not enough attention was paid to the quality of the schools, the teachers and the instruction.

Why water and milk are the best fluids for your child

November 14, 2018 4:57 pm

As water is a zero calorie drink, it is excellent for managing weight as well. Drinking 8-10 glasses of water per day is important for kids as it keeps them hydrated.

Half the world's schools lack clean water, toilets and handwashing: report

August 27, 2018 10:42 am

Almost 900 million children have to contend with a lack of basic hygiene facilities during their education, putting their health at risk and meaning some have to miss school.

Drinking water can be harvested from desert air: Study

March 26, 2018 8:33 pm

Scientists have developed an instrument that can extract water even from desert air, at humidity levels of arond 10 per cent.

DRINKING WATER VIDEOS

Residents irked as Delhi water crisis continues

February 24, 2016 5:40 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Water woes continued to haunt residents of New Delhi even after supply in many areas was restored a day after Jat protestors damaged a key water source of the national capital. Expressing disappointment, slum dweller Raju said people are facing water crisis as there is no fixed time of arrival of water tankers. Another slum dweller Rukma Devi said they sit on roads all day with utensils but there is no supply of water, adding that there is dearth of drinking water.

Gilgit Baltistan Faces Ecological Imbalances

January 26, 2016 12:05 pm

Gilgit Baltistan, January 26, 2016: Deforestation in Gilgit Baltistan is causing environmental changes that are threatening the lives and property of people in the region. Glaciers in the region are melting rapidly due to the depletion of forests and the collapse of the ecosystem. As a result, the threat of flood looms large in the region. Deforestation in Gilgit Baltistan is causing environmental changes that are threatening the lives and property of people in the region. Glaciers in the region are melting rapidly due to the depletion of forests and the collapse of the ecosystem. As a result, the threat of flood looms large in the region. The timber mafia, which is very active in the region, is making the situation worse. Today, people of Gilgit Baltistan are in a no win situation. Due to scarcity of economical and affordable fuel in the region, they are forced to survive on the timber available here, to warm up their homes during the harsh winters. With no proper policy in place to curb deforestation and with successive governments paying little attention to the pressing problems, the locals have to face the hazardous consequences. This in turn is causing environmental changes that are threatening the lives and properties of the locals.According to a survey, Gilgit Baltistan, has over 5,218 glaciers. There are almost 1,500 glaciers with sparkling drinking water. About 2,420 glaciers have lakes, but 52 of them have been declared dangerous, and can burst any time. A host of reasons is responsible for the worsening situation.