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Marathwada drought: Some measures that could save parched region from recurring drought

The real reasons behind Maharashtra's man-made drought

Of late, and rightly so, the rapid degeneration of Marathwada in the wake of drought, increasing farmer suicides and the water crisis in Maharashtra is being splashed across every newspaper, in India and abroad. It's disheartening, to say the least! ..., 2 days ago

Why linking rivers won't work

It's an audacious, some say hubristic, venture. Touted as the world's largest irrigation infrastructure project, the Interlinking of Rivers (ILR) programme proposes 30 river links. ILR will see the excavation of 15,000 km of new canals to relocate ...
 Probe International3 days ago

First Time In Nearly A Century Wells Are Drying Up In Drought-Hit Latur

Marathwada has seen terrible droughts before. But never before did the two oldest wells in Wadval Nagnath village in Chakur taluka of Latur dry up. These wells have been around over 100 years. sandrp.wordpress About eighty other wells -both ...
 Indiatimes6 days ago
Spiegel Online

Schwere Dürre in Indien Tödliche Hitze

Druckversion - Schwere Dürre in Indien: Tödliche Hitze - SPIEGEL ONLINE - Panorama 23. April 2016, 16:10Uhr Tödliche Hitze Von Ulrike Putz 330 Millionen Menschen sind in Indien von der schwersten Dürre ...
 Spiegel Online1 week ago

Maharashtra water conservation push: In dry season, a flood of good samaritans

PUNE: People from all walks of life have come forward and donated crores of rupees for water conservation in Maharashtra, many parts of which are reeling under acute scarcity . Although measures aimed at water conservation have started yielding ...
 Economic Times1 week ago

Dredging will drive rivers to death, experts caution

Pune: When rural development and water conservation minister Pankaja Munde clicked a selfie with the dredging work in the dry riverbed of Manjra river in Sia village of Latur in the background and tweeted the photograph, she was trolled on Twitter ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Millennium Post

Groundwater level depletes alarmingly in Capital

15 April 2016, New Delhi, Piyush Ohrie Illegal and continued extraction of groundwater in various areas of South-west Delhi, mainly Dwarka, has resulted in drastic depletion of the groundwater level over the years. As per reports, ...
 Millennium Post2 weeks ago

'Water train' to Latur: Addressing water shortage not drought

When a 6.2 magnitude earthquake levelled Latur and surrounding areas on September 30, 1993 initial approaches toward rehabilitation included renowned specialists from a variety of fields, including water management, for the even then drought-prone ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago Water train to Latur: Addressing water shortage not drought  The Statesman2 weeks ago

Let's not target only IPL for Maharashtra's droughts

The Indian Premier League (IPL), the annual summer cricket carnival in India, is being targeted over the 'misutilisation' of water. When Maharashtra is facing a severe drought condition, is it fair to use gallons of water to make wickets for the ...
 Oneindia3 weeks ago

Maharashtra drought: Water for sugar factories when there's barely a drop to drink

At a time when two-third of Maharashtra is reeling under the worst drought of the century, sugar factories in the state have been happily lifting water from the rivers on the state government's watch. Such lifting of water by Sangamner's Sahakarmaharshi ...
 DNA4 weeks ago
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