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India's potable water crisis is set to worsen

India facing its worst water crisis ever: Himanshu Thakkar

Environmental activist and water expert Himanshu Thakkar tells Aditi Phadnis that India needs a comprehensive water-use policy immediately. You are quoted as saying that India is in the grip of its worst hydrological crisis ever. Isn't that a bit ... Smart Investor, 1 week ago
Kangla Online


Tawang 3rd-May-2016: According to Himanshu Thakkar, founder and coordinator of the South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP), at least two people have been killed by police in the Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh. Tawang ...
 Kangla Online3 weeks ago Ignored by media, Tawang Valley monks of Arunachal demand justice against police firing  Meri News3 hours ago Tawang Valley demands justice  E Pao4 hours ago

A river on a rocky course

Many would think it's a crazy pastime — walking along a riverbed on a blazing hot summer day, gathering rocks and taking their pictures. Professor Brij Gopal has been doing just that for the past five years. The aquatic geologist is studying the ...
 Hindu Business Line1 hour ago

A Disaster-in-Waiting By Shamsuddoza Sajen May 26 2016 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh) In a recent interview with BBC, India's minister of water resources Uma Bharti unveiled her government's massive plan to divert major rivers including the ...
 EnvironmentGuru.com8 hours ago

Environment ministry panel clears Lower Orr dam project

Lower Orr project to be undertaken by Madhya Pradesh government, but would be an integral part of the Ken-Betwa river interlinking project if it materializes Even as the Ken-Betwa river interlinking project awaits green clearances, an expert panel ...
 Livemint.com1 day ago

The Interlinking Of Rivers For Flood Fighting Is No New Concept - But How Sustainable Is It?

As many environmentalists feel, the social adversity weighs heavier than that of the ILR dream of Water Resource Minister, Uma Bharati. ILR is an old dream of Sir Aurther Cotton, an engineer of the British rule (who planned and executed the ...
 Indiatimes2 days ago

Rivers of contention

In the search for a solution to Bundelkhand's water problems, many plausible solutions have emerged. But arguably the most grandiose is a ₹10,000-crore project to interlink the Ken and the Betwa rivers, both tributaries of the Yamuna. The Modi ...
 Hindu Business Line3 days ago

Local use, local water

At Badauna Guggar village in Lalitpur district in Uttar Pradesh, the women have taken charge of water management. The village has a paani panchayat, where collective decisions are taken on conserving and using water. Lalita Dubey, a vocal Jal Saheli ...
 Hindu Business Line3 days ago
International Business Times

India, Reeling Under An Intense Heat Wave, Records Its Hottest Temperature Ever

On Thursday, Phalodi — a city in the western Indian state of Rajasthan — recorded a searing temperature of 51 degrees Celsius (124 degrees Fahrenheit). This was the highest temperature ever recorded in the country, besting the 50.6 degrees ...
 International Business Times6 days ago

India plan to divert rivers to combat drought affecting 330 million

India is experiencing one of its worst droughts ever. Many states are suffering from extreme water crisis this dry season. (Photo : _Marion/Pixabay) India is set to implement an engineering project that would divert water from major rivers to ...
 OneClimate.net1 week ago India Will Divert Rivers to Stop Drought Affecting 330 Million  NatureWorldNews.com1 week ago
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