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Drought-like situation in Madurai, neighbouring districts
Deccan Chronicle

Drought-like situation in Madurai, neighbouring districts

Madurai: Vaigai river, which irrigates 45,041 acres of land and supply drinking water for thousands of village in Madurai and neighbouring districts may dry up in another 20 days if it is not replenished by rain, the only water source. Thousands of ... Deccan Chronicle, 1 week ago

Land of several rivers

Sikkim Lepchas have a delightful story of how the Teesta and Rangeet, lovers and friends, raced each other and met in the plains. While a beautiful story in itself, it tells of the rocky path of Rangeet and of the meandering curves of Teesta.
 DNA India2 weeks ago

Poor storage in Periyar dam threatens standing crop

With water level slipping towards dead storage in Vaigai dam, southern districts face drinking water crisis Poor storage in Periyar dam poses threat to farmers who have raised first crop in the double crop areas of Cumbum valley in Theni ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Tracing Kerala's 44 rivers, from the source to the mouth

RiverineGiS is a web-based geospatial map of all the rivers in the State It was during a trip to fix plans to rejuvenate the Bharathapuzha in 2006 that Smart Kundassery found how less we know of Kerala's riverine systems. The researcher at the ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Bengaluru: Drink water, get cancer?

BENGALURU: Scientists from multiple institutes conducted human health risk assessment caused by dissolved trace elements in river systems in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and Cochin and concluded that arsenic in the study areas poses potential ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Cauvery dispute: Rail roko protests rock TN; over 2,500 held

Nation Posted at: Oct 17, 2016, 2:55 PM; last updated: Oct 17, 2016, 2:57 PM (IST) Also in this section DMK workers during a rail roko protest at Coimbatore Railway Station in Coimbatore on Monday. — PTI Chennai, October 17 ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago Cauvery row: Rail roko protests rock Tamil Nadu; over 2,500 held  Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago

Cauvery protest: Over 2,500 people arrested as ...

Chennai: Opposition parties including the DMK on Monday joined a state-wide rail blockade protest announced by a farmer's federation over the Cauvery issue, urging the Centre to set up the Cauvery Management Board (CMB). DMK Treasurer and ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago Cauvery Issue: Opposition parties stage rail roko across Tamil Nadu  Deccan Herald1 month ago
Outlook Traveller

Kerala: The Best Wild Experiences

Crocodile farming at Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary Most of us saw the late Steve Irwin and marvelled at how he handled a reptile so fearsome. What most of us probably don't know is that a crocodile research centre in Kerala was once named after the ...
 Outlook Traveller1 month ago
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