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Does anyone know the real figures for Maharashtra rainfall deficit?
DNA India

Does anyone know the real figures for Maharashtra rainfall def...

While trying to analyse rainfall figures from various reputed official sources to understand the situation better, one is taken aback by the disparities. Logically, the first step to addressing a problem is to know its magnitude. But the ... DNA India, 6 days ago

Farmers flooded from homes as Asian countries plan 500 dams

Singapore/New Delhi: The day after the Indonesian government began to fill the lake behind its new Jatigede dam, Apong sat by the graves of her mother, father and infant son, wondering what to do. Her village of Pada Jaya and its cemetery will ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago Farmers Flooded From Homes `Like Pests' as Asia Plans 500 Dams  Bloomberg1 week ago
Business Standard India

Govt plans Rs 12,000-cr project to connect Char Dham

The highways ministry is planning to connect Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri in Uttarakhand with 889 km of disaster-proof two-lane roads at a cost of Rs 12,000 crore. Officials said detailed project reports were in the final stages and ...
 Business Standard India2 weeks ago

Activists cry foul as top three green bodies remain headless

New Delhi: T h ree of India's top environment management bodies are headless, environmentalists say, a sign, they claim, of the current government's apathy towards the environment. Environment secretary Ashok Lavasa says the work of the Central ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago

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 ...
 Livemint.com1 month 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 India1 month ago No progress in India's water deals with six countries  India Today1 month 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.com1 month 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 Statesman2 months 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.com2 months 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 India2 months ago
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