While the whole of India was reeling under a spate of drought, the Baksa district in Assam was reaping three crops a year. The farmers are oblivious to drought and are taken by surprise when asked if they are affected by climate change. Thanks to ... Indiatimes, 1 week ago
The Simple Irrigation System That's Been Helping A Village In Assam Fight Drought For Centuries - Indiatimes, 1 week ago
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Nagpur: Former irrigation minister and NCP top leader Ajit Pawar not only created conflict of interest by going ahead with approving a fresh cost estimate for the Aashti lift irrigation scheme (LIS) after his cousin Jagdish Kadam wrote a letter to ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago
Only 41GW of hydro potential are being used. Reliability of hydropower projects are questioned amidst threats of increasingly frequent droughts and floods and intensifying climate change. When the average of hydropower projects dropped to ...Asian Power, 2 weeks ago
Ambil Odha in the city is an example of how a viable water stream has deteriorated. PIC: DHANANJAY HELWADE City-based environmentalists to map water streams in and around the city to gauge changes over years, deal with encroachment and garbage ...Pune Mirror, 1 month ago
Pune: The state government's 'Jal Yukt Shivar' programme has drawn flak from environmentalists and water activists, who say the ambitious water conservation programme is doing more damage to rivers than doing any good. Activists allege that ...Times of India, 1 month ago
A recent statement by India's Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti is highly alarming. She told BBC that her government has decided to launch the inter-linking of rivers project in December this year. The project will change the course of a few ...Financial Express Bangladesh, 1 month ago
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 Worldview, 1 month ago
Guwahati: Conservationists and green groups have criticized the central government's new draft Wetland Rules 2016, terming it a watered down version of the 2010 rules. They claimed that Assam's rivers and wetlands which crisscross the state, may ...Times of India, 1 month ago
India should stop paying lip service to protecting the environment. In his May 21 Mann Ki Baat programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said saving our environment is the need of the hour. Who can argue with this but is this what the PM and his ...Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
www.worldtravelserver.com By Shamsuddoza Sajen May 26 2016 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh) In a recent interview with BBC, India's minister of water resources Uma Bharti unveiled her government's massive plan to divert major rivers including the ...EnvironmentGuru.com, 2 months ago
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