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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 Mirror, 1 week 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 India2 weeks 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 Bangladesh2 weeks ago India's Audacious River-Linking Plan Moving, if Slowly  Bloomberg BNA1 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 Worldview2 weeks 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 India3 weeks 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 Times3 weeks 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.com4 weeks 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 month ago Maharashtra water conservation push: In dry season, a flood of good samaritans  Economic Times2 months 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 month 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 month ago
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