India's groundwater tables are plunging at an alarming rate with reserves in some states dwindling to critical levels, according to the latest report from the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) the apex body under the Ministry of WaterResources. ... Eco-Business, 1 week ago
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Savitri Rai winces as she recounts how police beat her when she protested against groundwater extraction at a Coca-Cola Co. "We have to dig ever deeper wells," the 60-year-old said outside her mud house in Mehadiganj village in Uttar Pradesh ...BusinessWeek, 2 weeks ago Farmers Fight Coca-Cola Over Groundwater Environmental Leader, 1 week ago Farmers Fight Coca-Cola as Groundwater Dries Up: Corporate India Washington Post, 2 weeks ago India farmers fight Coca-Cola as their groundwater disappears Digital Journal, 2 weeks ago
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The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will reply to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on the issue of damage caused to water bodies near Lal Quila area due to extraction of groundwater during construction of an underground station, managing ...ASSOCHAM, 1 month ago DMRC denies unauthorised groundwater extraction near Red Fort Zee News, 1 month ago
ven paddy production could take a beating in these areas, as prolonged break in rains could increase the reliance on groundwater. According to the latest forecast by Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), reduced monsoon activity might continue over ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
India depends heavily on groundwater. But overextraction can cause the land to sink. A recent study found that signs of land subsidence are already evident in Kolkata. The Central Ground Water Board has signed anMoU with the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing ...Down to Earth, 3 weeks ago
Press Trust of India | October 19, 2014 09:52 AM New Delhi: Residents of north-west Delhi's Bhalaswa resettlement colony have complained about the alleged supply of contaminated water by Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and claimed it has ...IBNLive India News, 5 days ago 1,155 illegal borewells sealed till Aug 31: Delhi govt to NGT Business Standard India, 1 month ago Pay for groundwater: NGT to water units Times of India, 2 months ago NGT directs Delhi Gymkhana Club to pay Rs 10 lakhs for Business Standard India, 4 weeks ago
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Mumbai-based Conservation Action Trust moves the Land Court of Queensland. Indian activists challenge approval of billionaire Gautam Adani's $15.5bn Austalian coal project.Reuters An Indian environment group has challenged the approval of ...International Business Times UK, 2 weeks ago
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