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#GazaUnderAttack Press Release- Lack of water, sanitation and PHC cause explosion of infectious disease in Gaza, threaten public health

Press Release: Ministry of Health Gaza – Lack of water, sanitation and PHC cause explosion of infectious disease in Gaza, threaten public health   Press Release   Gaza Ministry of Health, Palestine    August 02, 2014                                                                          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Lack… Continue Reading →

Water is being used as a war of weapon in Syria and Iraq #GazaUnderAttack

Gaza faces acute water crisis amid air strikes by Israel Vani Manocha  Water is being used as a war of weapon in countries like Syria and Iraq The ongoing air strikes by Israeli warplanes for more than a week now… Continue Reading →

Water and Dalit Women #Sundayreading

by Nirupam Hazra pic courtesy- The Hindu For long, the discourse of women empower-ment and emancipation has generally regarded women as a homogenous, non-hierarchised group; irrespective of the obvious disparity in their social status, economic position, political participation and caste… Continue Reading →

Appeal for funds for testing water affected by Coca Cola

Dear friends, Movement against Coca Cola plant in Mehdiganj, Varanasi, has been going on since 2003. The plant has caused serious depletion of water table, polluted the soil and water and has encroached upon Gram Sabha land. Now it is… Continue Reading →

In Defence of Free Water – Beyond The Delhi Experiment

 Philippe Cullet ,   The Statesman, THE decision of the Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi to provide 666 litres of free water a day to each household was a landmark and progressive development. This will remain one of the key… Continue Reading →

Coca-Cola Indonesia Investigated for Illegal Water Usage

  By Farouk Arnaz Jakarta Globe February 17, 2014 Jakarta: The Indonesian police is probing into a case of alleged illegal water usage by Coca-Cola Bottling Indonesia, the soft drink manufacturer and distributor, in Sumedang, in West Java. Coca-Cola Bottling… Continue Reading →

Dalits assaulted for using clean water in Jammu and Kashmir #WTFnews

As alternative sources disappear, ‘low-caste’ villagers are assaulted while trying to use clean drinking water wells in Rasooh-which is home to several caste groups and prejudices that stretch back generations By Ashutosh Sharma   The sleepy village of Rasooh in Jammu and… Continue Reading →

#India – Mining Mafias’ brigandage of Baitarani, Odisha

February 5, 2014 at 9:17 am  •   Baitarani is beck of mining mafia. By the bash of mining, Baitarani always beleaguered. Who was to look after the bounties of Baitarani? Did Odisha government know about such brigandage of river Baitarani… Continue Reading →

#India – #AAP promises on Power, Water and Health and its pitfalls

AAP says attacking corruption, raising efficiency, judicious capital allocation, and not subsidies, lie behind its promises. ET outlines party’s plans and what could go wrong on three such promises. By Soma Banerjee, ET Bureau | 26 Dec, 2013, POWER The Proposal… Continue Reading →

#India -Dams for those who waste water, damn the tribals,damn the forests #WTFnews

  Hindustan times ec 18, Smruti Koppikar MUMBAI: The 12 dams on the westward flowing rivers outside the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), in various stages of planning and construction, to provide water to the region, are likely to cause enormous… Continue Reading →

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