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Ecologists happy with SC decision to hand over Ganga monitorin...

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court's strong words against pollution control bureaucracy for its failure to act against polluters of the river Ganga on Wednesday brought a sense of relief for environmentalists. They now hope that the constant monitoring by ... Economic Times, 1 day ago

India's plan to clean up the Ganga River is flawed, say experts

The Ganga needs more flow currently lost to agriculture not more sewerage plants, argue environmentalists Plan's to clean up the Ganga include; upgrading existing sewage treatment plants; improving sanitation in towns along the Ganga and ...
 China Dialogue2 weeks ago
Outlook India

No Speaking Tree

Modiisms On Climate Change E-Book Convenient Action Published in 2011 The real test of leadership is not only in welcoming this truth (of global warming) but also in devising, formulating and implementing a strategy that results in what I ...
 Outlook India2 weeks ago

Panel to review eco, forest laws has no credibility: NGO

Nagpur: The South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers & People (SANDRAP) has demanded a credible independent committee with clearly defined terms of reference (ToR) and transparent, participatory and confidence inspiring process to amend environment, ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

NDA pushes for law on dam safety

India has thousands of dams, several of which are old and unsafe, but is yet to have a national law which outlines mechanism and procedures for dam safety. But the NDA government is now strongly pushing for bringing a national law on dam safety. ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Texas (Sept. 30)

[September 30, 2014] (Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Targeted News Service Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 30 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Texas. *** Baker Hughes Assigned ...
 TMC Net1 month ago

Modi Pursues 30-Year-Old Plan to Solve India's Water Shortage

Sept. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trying to make good on his promise to tackle India's water woes. He isn't the first Indian leader to make such a vow. Indira Gandhi was among the previous prime ministers who have tried, even ...
 La Repubblica1 month ago Narendra Modi pursues 1980s plan to solve India's water shortage  Livemint.com1 month ago Modi Pursues 1980s Plan to Solve India's Water Shortages  Bloomberg1 month ago
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Smart cities need governance, civic sense

Thirty-one per cent of India already lives in towns and cities. It is expected that 40 per cent would be city dwellers in another 15 years. The country, according to the UN, already houses three of the world's top 10 megacities. Yet the Indian urban ...
 Millennium Post1 month ago

Ken-Betwa Rivers Linking Project: A great dream with some deceit

In deep forests of Panna Tiger Reserve, a new Doudhan dam will be constructed over Ken river at the upstream of the existing 99-year-old Gangau dam. Just 20 km from the world famous Khajuraho temples in Madhya Pradesh, another monument is taking ...
 India Today1 month ago Dam in Panna Tiger Reserve: A great dream with some deceit  India Today1 month ago
Grist Magazine

Kashmir floods highlight the cost of careless urban planning

Junaid Rashid finally got his father on the phone today. For the past six days, he had no idea if his family in Srinagar city was safe. Rashid's family and an estimated 600,000 others have been stranded in flooded Kashmir region for the past week. ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago Why the Kashmir floods have been so deadly  Grist Magazine1 month ago
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