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Saturday, Feb 22, 2020

Water crisis

Feb 19, 2020 20:26
The aim, they say, is to create batches of professionals who can work on mitigation as that becomes a priority across sectors. read more
Jan 17, 2020 23:23
The announcement came after a demand was raised by leader of opposition and AAP MLA Harpal Singh Cheema when the House started discussion on the Punjab Water Resources (Management and Regulation) Bill, 2020, which was introduced by irrigation minister... read more
Jan 05, 2020 19:42
The decision to focus on building community-managed decentralised water supply systems in rural areas is a welcome move read more
Nov 26, 2019 20:45
If farmers see economic gains in switching to alternative crops, they will be encouraged. Policies must ensure this read more
Nov 13, 2019 14:09
India’s water woes, though, stem largely from its over-dependence on groundwater, and here, the climate links are less pronounced because underground aquifers take much longer to react to changes in temperature and rainfall read more
Oct 16, 2019 12:30
CBSE has mandated schools to become “water efficient” within the next three years by adopting a policy of water management and conducting regular water audits. read more
Oct 05, 2019 12:09
A poor monsoon isn’t the real culprit. Our inefficient agriculture system is. read more
Sep 28, 2019 14:30
Smart phone-linked sensors, recycling waste water and literally making water from thin air: Apartment buildings are streamlining water conservation using technology. read more
Sep 09, 2019 00:42
Modi said the ISRO’s lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, has once again united the nation. He added the last 100 seconds of the mission brought ISRO among the people. read more
Sep 04, 2019 14:17
At the heart of the problem is sugarcane production, with 48.84 lakh hectares under cane cultivation in India. Experts believe that a fine balance needs to be maintained between India’s energy security needs and climate change concerns. read more
Aug 28, 2019 18:30
While CSR activities have been geared towards water conservation, corporations must make it a top priority read more
Aug 26, 2019 00:09
Many farmers in the parched region have been destroying their crops as most of them cannot afford to buy water to irrigate their fields. read more
Aug 25, 2019 11:28
The recharge wells are the winning idea of GIM’s in-house ‘Sustainability Hackathon’ on water conservation and waste management practices. read more
Aug 25, 2019 08:04
In his first episode of “Mann Ki Baat” programme, after Lok Sabha elections, on June 30, Modi discussed various topics like emergency, water crisis and International Yoga Day. read more
Aug 24, 2019 23:02
The three main sources of water supply remain flooded with silt and debris, making it impossible for the Shimla Jal Prabhandan Nigam Limited (SJPNL) to pump water. read more