Monday, 28 November, 2022
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Topic: water

Making of Bangladesh’s climate-resilient town that could become an alternative to Dhaka

In ‘Race For Tomorrow’, Simon Mundy tells important stories of climate change and the environment around the world.

The year our home in Madurai ran out of water

In ‘Watershed’, Mridula Ramesh writes that India is facing its worst water crisis ever, and some say it will fail to meet half its water demand by 2030.

9.1 crore Indians don’t have basic water supply. But India isn’t paying attention

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

We are consuming up to 5 gms of plastic every week – in our water, apples, fish, beer

Life is plastic, it’s not fantastic — microplastics are everywhere and in everything we consume.

We will see more storms and floods — IPCC report shows water cycle intensifying

An intensifying water cycle means that both wet and dry extremes and the general variability of the water cycle will increase, although not uniformly around the globe.

Water storage levels low in major states, likely to hit food production and push inflation

Nine states have lesser storage in water reservoirs than in the corresponding period last year. Punjab, Gujarat, West Bengal, UP and MP among those facing the issue.

Water lakes were found at Martian South Pole in 2018. New findings say it was frozen clay instead

In 3 papers published over a month, different teams reanalysed the 2018 Mars Express orbiter data to state that frozen clay, not salt water lakes, produced radar signals.

Will cut water supply to Delhi BJP chief’s home if Haryana holds up capital’s quota, AAP warns

AAP claims Haryana government, led by BJP, has curtailed Delhi’s water supply by around 100 million gallons per day.

This centuries-old system in Tamil Nadu can teach India how to save water again

From Tamil Nadu to Rajasthan, India has several indigenous water systems that have worked for centuries. As water runs out, we need to return to nature-based solutions.

India’s race for universal water supply shouldn’t come at cost of water quality

Supplying treated piped water to all homes is an energy-intensive process, and India cannot rely on fossil fuels for Nal Se Jal.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.