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A Disaster-in-Waiting

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 ..., 2 days ago
The Hindu

Political hand in water crisis

Maharashtra's Integrated State Water Plan was mandated a decade ago as per law, following the setting up of the Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA) in 2006. But in the years since, sugarcane farmers have used political ...
 The Hindu1 week ago Maharashtra water conservation push: In dry season, a flood of good samaritans  Economic Times1 month ago

Eyes on Tata, Koyna dams to meet demand

Pune: An increase in the intensity of drought has put pressure on the authorities for releasing water from Tata dams and Koyna Hydropower Project for the downstream region from Solapur to Osmanabad. Tata dams hold a total of 159 million cubic metre ...
 Times of India1 week ago

It won't be smooth sailing for govt's waterways plan

In March, the National Waterways Act, 2016, came into being with the Rajya Sabha giving its nod to the legislation. It paved the way for the Union government to turn 111 rivers across India into national waterways. The upper house saw a lively ...
 Smart Investor1 week ago

India's Audacious River-Linking Plan Moving, if Slowly

By Madhur Singh May 12 — The Indian state of Andhra Pradesh last year switched on a lift irrigation system and diverted water from the Godavari River through a canal to a drought-prone region of the state and onward to the delta of another ...
 Bloomberg BNA2 weeks ago

In Drought Struck Latur, These Psychics Find Water Better Than Government's Groundwater Department

Water diviner Channappa Mithkari's schedule is packed and he travels 24x7 as water scarcity gets acute in Latur in May. In the last couple of months, Channappa has 'identified' about 600 sites in Latur and nearby villages to dig borewells with his ...
 Indiatimes2 weeks ago In Drought Struck Latur These Psychics Find Water Better Than Governments Groundwater Department  Indiatimes2 weeks ago

'Join hands to deal with drought like situation'

Concerned over the severe impact of drought on agriculture, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday called upon the parliamentarians to unite to find solution to preserve natural resources of water. Inaugurating a two-day workshop ...
 The Statesman3 weeks ago Join hands to deal with drought: Sumitra tells MPs  The Statesman3 weeks ago Join hands to deal with drought like situation: Sumitra tells MPs  The Statesman3 weeks 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 Online3 weeks ago

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! ...
 Yourstory.in4 weeks ago Marathwada drought: Some measures that could save parched region from recurring drought  Firstpost.com1 month ago Marathwada's drought: Some measures that could save the parched region from recurring drought  Firstpost.com1 month 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 International4 weeks ago
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