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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 month 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 Online1 month ago Ignored by media, Tawang Valley monks of Arunachal demand justice against police firing  Meri News4 weeks ago Tawang Valley demands justice  E Pao4 weeks ago

Defying gravity and logic: Why MPs Narmada-Kshipra link is a non-starter

On 29 November 2012, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani had laid the foundation stone for a project that would link the Narmada river with the Kshipra in Ujjaini village of Indore district. It was a ...
 catchnews.com5 days ago
Millennium Post

Indian roads not environment-friendly

13 June 2016, New Delhi, Down to Earth Poor road conditions cause India an annual loss of US $21.3 billion. That is nearly what it allocated for agriculture and farmer welfare, rural, and urban development in the last Budget. Poor road ...
 Millennium Post1 week ago India prioritises on disputed river linking project  Financial Express Bangladesh1 month ago India to divert river water to tackle drought  Bdnews24.com1 month ago India to 'divert rivers' to tackle drought  BBC1 month ago

A new beginning in Gujarat sports: Athletes get egg & chicken diet

AHMEDABAD: There were many first for Gujarat sports this summer. For the first time winners in Khel Mahakumbh were invited for summer training camps in a bid to enhance their training in their respective sports. So there were 2842 athletes (1646 ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

False assertion made by Environment Ministry

Staff Reporter GUWAHATI, June 10 - Environment activists resent the wrong assertion made by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) ascribing irrigation as one of the components of the 2,800-MW Dibang Multipurpose ...
 Assam Tribune2 weeks ago
International Business Times

India Green News: Record-High Temperatures; 'World's Largest' Single Rooftop Solar Plant; Obama Invites PM Modi; Diverting Rivers to Tackle Drought

Climate Change Mercury rising: India records its highest temperature ever Phalodi, Rajasthan: India recorded its highest-ever temperature on Thursday when the heat in the town of Phalodi, in the western state of Rajasthan, shot up to a burning 51 ...
 NRDC Worldview2 weeks ago India, Reeling Under An Intense Heat Wave, Records Its Hottest Temperature Ever  International Business Times1 month ago

Compliance is the watchword

In the wake of what is being called a historic pact — the Paris Agreement reached in December 2015 — World Environment Day 2016 hopefully heralds an age of environmental optimism. In the ensuing months since the Paris pact, the country has ...
 Hindu Business Line2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

India can avoid water wars in the future by mixing old and new solutions

Drinking water shortages are known to spark scuffles , but last week, it led to Sunil Giri, 23, losing his life. Giri was beaten to death in the Ramgarh district of Jharkhand for objecting to his neighbour Anwar Hussain taking more than his share ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

Don't consider river link project: Experts write to govt panel

Bhopal: A group of environmentalists and activists appealed to committee members not to consider the issue of linking of rivers as the "hydrological viability of the project is far from established as a two-day meeting of experts appraisal committee ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago
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