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Population explosion nibbling away at the planet

Population explosion nibbling away at the planet

New Delhi : What will India's landscape look like in the next decade? A UN report, The World Population Prospects (2015), predicts India will overtake China to become the most populous country in the world in 2022, six years earlier than it ..., 1 day ago
Business Today India

Zero progress in India's water deals

When state heads meet, India signs several MoUs , including those concerning the water sector, grabbing eyeballs and raising hopes of better river clean-up, and more effective flood and drought management . But most of these bilateral pacts, which ...
 Business Today India2 days ago No progress in India's water deals with six countries  India Today1 day ago

Environment activists pick holes in Ken-Betwa river linking plan

A group of activists have raised a banner of protest against the environment impact assessment (EIA) carried out to implement the first river interlinking project connecting Ken and Betwa rivers in Madhya Pradesh. The National Democratic Alliance ...
 Livemint.com2 days ago

Flood woes: DVC ignored warning

The flood situation in Bengal worsened as Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) discharged water from its reservoirs ignoring a warning from the state chief engineer (irrigation) during cyclone Komen, reveals DVC data. Available information and a ...
 The Statesman3 weeks ago

Developmental activities taking a toll on Himalayas: Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi: Environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday conceded in Parliament that developmental activities were taking a toll on the ecologically fragile Himalayas, but said the government was taking steps to protect the Himalayan ecosystem. ...
 Livemint.com3 weeks ago
DNA India

Drought? Last month alone Maha govt drained 350 MCM water into sea!

The westward water wastage is happening through the four-stage Koyna dam which annually diverts 1,911 MCM of water. Representational Image Maharashtra diverted more than 350 million cubic metres (MCM) water from the Krishna-Bhima basins ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago
India Today

AAP govt prefers bus depot over Yamuna revival

The Centre which owns the land has already once said no to any change of land use of the plot. A satellite image showing the proximity between the depot and river Yamuna The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government has planned to legitimise an ...
 India Today4 weeks ago

Encroachment, river pollution by hydropower projects bigger problems than rafting: Activists

NEW DELHI: As far as problems plaguing the Ganga in Uttarakhand go, environmentalists and locals say rafting is only the tip of the iceberg. The NGT, they say, should also do something about encroachment on the river bed by hotels and the "muck" ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Rafting only tip of iceberg, say activists  Times of India1 month ago

India plans to overhaul rivers for shipping

The Indian government'sambitious plans to develop 101 rivers into an integrated Inland Water Transport (IWT) systemhavetriggeredfiercedebate. Transport and shipping minister, Nitin Gadkari, recently introduced a new National Waterways Bill 2015 ...
 Eco-Business1 month ago

Amendments to six green laws to be ready by Oct-Nov

A file photo of environment minister Prakash Javadekar. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Despite lawmakers severe criticism of a high-level committee that has recommended an overhaul of India's main environmental laws, environment minister Prakash ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
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