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Drinking water

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of 23 rural piped drinking water projects of Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Vindhya region of Uttar Pradesh under the 'Jal Jeevan' Mission via video conferencing, in New Delhi. UP CM Yogi Adityanath is also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of 23 rural piped drinking water projects of Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Vindhya region of Uttar Pradesh under the 'Jal Jeevan' Mission via video conferencing.

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A woman collects drinking water from a water tap in the flooded locality of Bhangagarh in Guwahati.

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A man carries water on a bullock-cart at Jawhar village in Palghar district of Maharashtra. People in the region are facing water crisis as almost all wells are nearly dried due to the summer season.

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People collect water from a well at Jawhar village in Palghar district of Maharashtra.

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Cadets of Scouts and Guides refill water bottles of migrants sitting in Shramik Special train to reach their native places, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Prayagraj Railway Station.

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A woman carries water collected from a well that was refilled by the authorities with the help of a water-tanker, at Nandgaon village in Thane district.

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Villagers collect drinking water from a well at Bargi Durgapur village, some 28 km from Jabalpur.

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Women collect drinking water from a roadside public tap during a hot summer day, at Sheshpura village near Beawar.

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Village women carry drinking water collected from a well, on the outskirts of Ajmer.

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A railway employee refills water bottles of migrants sitting in a train to reach their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jabalpur

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Railway official provide water bottles and biscuits to migrant travelling by a train to their native places during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, at a railway station in Mathura.

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Migrants take a hydration break along the Mumbai-Nashik highway while walking towards their native places, during the COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Thane.

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People from slum areas stand in a queue to fill their vessels from a public tap during the nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of novel coronavirus outbreak, in Bengaluru.

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A boom floats across a small bay near the dam wall at Warragamba Dam in Warragamba, Australia. Although there have been no major impacts on drinking water yet from the intense wildfires, authorities know from experience that the risks will be elevated for years while the damaged catchment areas, including pine and eucalyptus forests, recover.

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A hoarding questioning the Delhi Jal Board on the report of unsafe water supply with Dilli Jal Board ke adhyaksh jawab dein...?' (Delhi Jal Board Chairperson, Answer..?), put up at a round about in New Delhi.

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Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan during a meeting with Delhi BJP MLAs and minister to discuss the issue of unsafe drinking water, in Delhi.

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Delhi BJP workers stage a protest against the Delhi government over the issue of unsafe drinking water, in Delhi.

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BJP national vice-president Shyam Jaju along with other party workers stages a protest against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over 'Delhi's unsafe drinking water' issue at ITO in New Delhi

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Police personnel detain BJP members and supporters protesting against the bad water supply by Delhi government, in New Delhi. Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday termed 'false and politically motivated' a BIS report which stated that drinking water in the national capital failed quality tests.

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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari addresses the media regarding the quality of water, in New Delhi. Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) which is under the aegis of the Consumer Affairs Ministry has found all the 11 samples drawn from Delhi did not comply with the quality norm and the piped water was not safe for drinking purpose.

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Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi during the inauguration of a drinking water facility at Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park, in Patna.

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