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Saturday, Aug 24, 2019
news about Water crisis
Aug 19, 2019 11:06
Somerville organised a host of activities to sensitise students such as a role play, A PowerPoint presentation, a mime and a street play read more
Aug 19, 2019 07:17
The new steps will try to ensure more sustainable methods of cultivation, as large parts of the country routinely face water crises amid alarming levels of ground water depletion. read more
Aug 16, 2019 12:21
A migrant looks back at potentially the primary reason behind his migration. read more
Jul 24, 2019 18:39
.The 1943 Bengal famine, following a missed monsoon, killed an estimated four million. In 2009, a drought year, the country managed to produce a million more tonne of foodgrains than it did in 2007, a normal year. This obviously has to do with better... read more
Jul 22, 2019 07:12
The water ministry, a part of the CoS on agriculture and rural development, has pitched for less water for crops as a high priority issue. It has suggested production of alternative crops, a better irrigation system and financial incentives to farmers... read more
Jul 16, 2019 12:24
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said water is a national problem which needs to be discussed and resolved at national level. read more
Jul 14, 2019 01:06
According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Maharashtra’s Patoda has been facing severe water crisis even one month after the onset of monsoon. read more
Jul 04, 2019 21:46
In her now-deleted tweet, Bedi on Sunday had blamed the water crisis in Tamil Nadu on “poor governance, corrupt politics, indifferent bureaucracy with highly selfish and cowardly attitude of the people”. read more
Jul 04, 2019 04:14
Experts have made many suggestions, including strict monitoring of groundwater levels and adoption of micro irrigation techniques. The most important change we can make is to focus on rainwater harvesting. read more
Jul 03, 2019 19:30
The accused was arrested after he was caught by the people from the spot before he could flee. The victim, who sustained a bullet injury in his leg, was rushed to a nearby hospital where he is undergoing treatment, added police officials. read more
Jul 02, 2019 08:28
Maintaining that Bihar’s underground water was also under growing stress because of unbridled exploitation, he warned there would be a day when things could get even worse, if the society did not respond to the challenge. read more
Jul 01, 2019 22:50
Posting pictures of dried up lakes with the caption, Chennai’s Day Zero, Bedi tweeted asking why the state capital had become the first city in the country to have run dry. read more
Jul 01, 2019 06:01
According to a paper released in 2018 by the Niti Ayog, the state-run policy think-tank, India’s ground water in 21 cities is set to plunge to bare-minimum levels by 2020. read more
Jun 30, 2019 07:44
India has done worse than other growing nations in managing its water resources. A key factor behind this maybe an inefficient agriculture sector, where the use of tube well-based irrigation in the last three decades has shot up read more