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The name Tripura originated from 'Twi' meaning water and 'Para' meaning land. The indigenous population, which is about 32%, refer to Tripura as Twipra, meaning land of water. However, the state no longer seems to be living up to its name. Its annual average per capita water availability is 35,000 liters, which is almost double that of the national average of 18,000 liters...

Kejriwal frees water in Delhi

Promises to supply 20 kilolitres of free water per month to each household in Delhi but with a 10% hike in tariff for those consuming over 20 kilolitres water. However, CAG...

On 22nd March 2014, Raipur celebrated World Water Day with senior government officials and officials from NGOs and other organisations presenting on the importance of NGOs in disseminating information to the people. They also highlighted the discrepancies in data collected between organisations and the need to improve on this if they were to make a difference to society. 

The event was...

Indian oceans nations under severe threat of marine pollution

Spread of algal blooms and marine pollution costs $100 million a year to Indian Ocean countries, says study.

MoEF to...

This 15 minute question-answer survey by WASH For India, a nonprofit working on water & sanitation in India, will help understand the repercussions of poor sanitation. The survey will also help the organisation recommend strategies to improve access to toilets in...

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