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Zero Rejection of Hydropower in India

Himanshu Thakkar is the coordinator of the South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP). He is blogs frequently at and can be contacted at The Indian government continues to set ... International Rivers Network, 3 weeks ago

World Wetlands Day on Tuesday: Did anyone celebrate?

Nagpur: Even as the country celebrated World Wetlands Day on February 2, there is a regulatory vacuum around wetlands. This includes Ramsar wetlands, wetlands of national importance as well as interstate wetlands. The day is celebrated across the ...
 Times of India3 days ago

Green ministry stands exposed

A RTI application shows how the tall claims being circulated by the ministry on project clearances and job creation don't match with facts A right to Information (RTI) application shows how the tall claims being circulated by the environment ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago
Business Standard India

Centre plans trash cleaning machines, law on Ganga rejuvenation

The central government plans to around a dozen garbage cleaning machines for the surface of the Ganga river by the next monsoon. It is also preparing legislation for involving riparian states for rejuvenating the river. Global tenders have already ...
 Business Standard India3 weeks ago
India Today

Govt's ` 1K- cr aid to save those in toxic water zones

NITI AAYOG will provide Rs 1,000 crore to save a large population in various states where people are forced to consume groundwater that contains excess of health- crippling arsenic and fluoride. The plan is to install community water purification ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago Government allots Rs 1,000 crore for toxic water zones  India Today1 month ago

Country profile: India, land of opportunity

India's growth rate outstrips China, and it is on course to become the most populous country on the planet, but it still has yet to meet people's needs for basic utility services. Lois Vallely reports. UK energy secretary Amber Rudd, speaking ...
 Utility Week1 month ago
Business Standard India

Urban flood management in Delhi's changing climate

At the COP21 talks in Paris, Chennai had been brought up as an unfortunate exhibit of the perfect storm triggered by climate change and indiscriminate urban planning. While India is already driving the conversation about the global effort to ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

CAG finds leaks in river, lake schemes

Our water supplies are in serious danger due to massive irregularities in conservation and rejuvenation works The Comptroller and Auditor General of India's inspection report on the National River Conservation Scheme (NRCS) and the State Lake ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Only a happy person is the most productive person 25 quotes from Indian startup journeys

From marketing trends to marriage services, witness the memorable journey of Indian entrepreneurship in these excerpts and stories! StoryBites is a weekly feature from YourStory, featuring notable quotable quotes in our articles of this past week ...
 Yourstory.in1 month ago

M&A roundup - week ending 12/12/15

Consilio , a provider ofeDiscoveryandDocument Review Services, entered ina a definitive agreement to acquire the Huron Legal practice of Huron Consulting Group , a provider of business consulting services. No financial terms of the deal were ...
 Vator.tv1 month ago
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