The US state of nearly 14 million population was facing an acute water shortage after a record cold.
The World Health Organization (WHO) and UN-Water have sounded the alarm for an urgent increase in investment in strong drinking-water and sanitation systems
WHO says that microplastics larger than 150 micrometres are not likely to be absorbed by the human body.
Lahore: First time in Pakistan, a female scientist has formulated a project that can separate clean water from the water that is often wasted. Dr. Khalida Musarrat, the first female professor doctor in the entire SAARC region has found a way dirty underground water can be used in daily chores, in an era of extreme water shortage in the country. She has initiated "Waste Water Segregation Strategy" to separate clean water from the polluted water in order to reuse it. The strategy also includes a system to maintain the…
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday termed the construction of new dams inevitable to ensure supply of drinking water to people and generation of electricity. "Pakistanis are capable of constructing dams with their own resources," he said while talking to a delegation of an NGO which called on him in Lahore. The chief justice said that the future generations and history would not forgive us if loans and debts were not paid back. He said that the nation had great expectations…
ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani on Monday rejected all the three adjournment motions by the members as none of these was found in order under the Senate rules. The chairman listened to the arguments of the movers of these motions as none of the motions by Karim Ahmed Khawaja, Azam Khan Swati, Nauman Wazir and Ateeq Sheikh were found in order. Senator Karim Ahmed Khawaja had moved to raise the issue of notices to transgender persons by the police to evict from Swat, Nowshera, Mardan and Bannu areas.…