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The Simple Irrigation System Thats Been Helping A Village In Assam Fight Drought For Centuries

The Simple Irrigation System Thats Been Helping A Village In A...

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

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Ajit Pawar's cousin got 200 cr unviable project

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 India2 weeks ago

Asia be dammed: Are Asian countries too late in scrambling to harness hydropower?

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 Power2 weeks ago

Streamlining solution to water woes

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 Mirror1 month ago

Experts worry rivers being destroyed in name of rejuvenation

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 India1 month ago

The spectre of India\\'s river-linking project

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 Bangladesh1 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 Worldview1 month ago

Conservationists criticize Centre's new draft Wetland Rules 2016

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 India1 month ago

The draft wetlands rules don't echo Modi's Mann ki Baat

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 Times1 month ago

A Disaster-in-Waiting 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.com2 months ago
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