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Water shortage detrimental to India's credit health, may spark social unrest: Moody's

Moody's Ratings on Tuesday said India's growing water shortage can disrupt farm and industry sector…

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Delhi heatwaves are likely to abate after May 30, but the power sector is already suffering

Scorching temperatures continue to grip northern and central India, with parts of Delhi recording h…

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Thailand is now welcoming Indians with open arms, but are its drought-hit islands really prepared for a tourism influx?

Thailand's tourism sector has been strategically easing visa regulations to attract visitors from k…

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Dipping reservoir stores in South India raise alarms on possible water shortages ahead

Looking ahead, despite current shortages, many state governments assure the public of sufficient wa…

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Garden city to concrete jungle: Bengaluru city has just 7% green cover left, reveals IISc study

Bengaluru's urbanised area has expanded by a staggering 1055% since 1973, from a mere 8% to 93.3% i…

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As winter storms arrive later in the year, North India faces dual threat of water scarcity and flooding

Traditionally, winter storms have graced the Himalayas with abundant snow from December to March, e…

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Delhi has recorded rainfall deficiencies of 61% so far this year, but the monsoons are almost here?

Between January 1 and June 26, the national capital has seen less than 20 mm of rainfall, resulting…

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Taiwan earthquake: 9 dead, 1,038 injured, rescue underway

The number of deaths has reached nine, with 1,038 injured, 96 trapped, and 52 missing, as per the C…

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Water crisis affects businesses across Bengaluru; Is there room for cautious optimism?

Bidding to reduce their reliance on the exorbitant tankers — a necessary step after the exhaustion …

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An ex-California official quietly stole over $1.5 million of water in a heist that lasted decades, but mysteries remain

A former California official pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal over $1.5 million of water, but …

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Worst drought in four decades, says Dy CM Shivakumar on Karnataka's water crisis

Amid the acute water shortage in Bengaluru, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister D K Shivakumar said on …

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As North Indian states battle severe monsoon, parts of Maharashtra see water shortage

Heavy rains have been reported in several parts of the country in the last 24 hours. We take a look…

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Water woes grip Bengaluru as city faces severe crisis ahead of summer

Bengaluru, often referred to as India's Silicon Valley, is facing a water crisis. As the sweltering…

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San Diego temporarily solved its water crisis by turning ocean water into fresh water. But desalination won't work everywhere.

Desalination is often touted as a solution to the US’ water crisis. But the process’ cost financial…

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After water crisis, Shimla now facing shortage in fuel supply

Triggered by high demand amidst tourist season, and the reduced supply by the oil companies, Himach…

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My small business almost closed due to staffing shortages. Here's what helped me hire 27 seasonal workers — and save lives.

A small business owner dealing with staffing shortages shares how she hired workers for her company…

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EXPLAINED: Why is there a looming power shortage in India

India is currently undergoing the worst electricity shortage in more than six years just as a bruta…

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A water line breakage in Odessa, Texas, could leave the city without potable water for 48 hours as temperatures are expected to hit the triple digits

"Crews are working to close valves in the system to isolate the break, however, this is taking long…

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OpenAI is exploring making its own chips as AI companies scramble to overcome the global processor shortage, report says

OpenAI is considering building its own AI chips to power ChatGPT, in the latest sign that the compa…

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A water company is shaming the Hamptons' uber-rich, accusing them of using over 100 times more water than the average American amid water shortage

The SCWA called for homeowners to cut back on shower times and lawn watering as wealthy Hamptons re…

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