One of the fallouts of the shock tactics strategy is social discord and that makes reforms counterproductive because these first create a conflict and thereafter try to find a solution, as is being now attempted in the prolonged negotiations.
Updated on Dec 19, 2020 12:38 AM IST
By Ramesh Inder Singh
Instead of paddy, farmers have to be incentivised to move to millets
Published on Nov 02, 2019 08:10 PM IST
According to the department’s latest groundwater report, the 28 localities being assessed witnessed a decline from 20.31 metres below ground level (mbgl) in 2013 (post-monsoon) to 26.97 mbgl (post-monsoon) in 2018.
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 12:39 AM IST
Ghaziabad | By Peeyush Khandelwal
As per the Chandigarh building rules, installation of rainwater harvesting system is mandatory in all educational institutions, residential and industrial buildings constructed on plots above 1 kanal, group housing societies, commercial establishments, hospital, cultural and religious institutions, clubs etc
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 06:33 PM IST
Chandigarh | By Munieshwer A Sagar, Chandigarh
Every hectare that farmers would bring under maize cultivation will save 14,000 litres of water.
Updated on Jul 21, 2019 11:52 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Zia Haq
Another senior NDMC official said a list of 60 places where rain water harvesting chambers will be developed has been sent to the Central Ground Water Board for permission.
Updated on Jul 07, 2019 02:47 PM IST
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
A few days later, a photographer and I conducted a recce in different areas of the city to find out if what he said was really happening. We wanted to see how many such “businesses” were thriving, how the water mafia actually operated, and the areas they supplied to.
Updated on Jun 23, 2019 04:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Leena Dhankhar
Verhaen Khanna, founder of New Delhi Nature Society (NDNS), said outdoor gyms could be set up without cementing the grass and soil. He said concretisation would affect the groundwater table.
Published on Jun 20, 2019 02:37 AM IST
New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
The water recharging process in all five blocks in Punjab’s Moga district is moving at a very slow pace and, according to official records, the water table is depleting at a rate of one metre every year.
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 08:41 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Moga | By Parteek Singh Mahal, Moga
Kumarappa Institute of Gram Swaraj a Jaipur based NGO took the initiative of recharging dry wells through rainwater harvesting and chose Chaksu panchayat samiti.
Updated on Jun 12, 2019 02:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
Occupancy certificates of properties that violate the rules prescribed for rainwater harvesting will be cancelled, said KM Pandurang, director, DTCP.
Published on Jun 01, 2019 01:24 AM IST
Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
While one group says Sattha requires massive irrigation and depletes underground water, the other group says small farmers cannot sustain without its cultivation.
Published on May 20, 2019 03:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Chandan Kumar, Lucknow
Monday’s order came in response to a 2017 petition filed by city-based activist Harinder Dhingra against International Recreation & Amusement Park – the company which runs Appu Ghar – and HSVP.
Updated on Mar 30, 2019 08:08 AM IST
Gurugram | By Prayag Arora-Desai
The CM held extensive talks in Jerusalem with Israel’s minister for energy and water resources, Dr Yuval Steinitz, on the issue of water management to boost water conservation in Punjab.
Updated on Oct 25, 2018 09:57 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
The Hawaii volcano has destroyed 37 homes and other structures in a small southeast area of the island and forced around 2,000 people to evacuate their homes.
Updated on May 17, 2018 10:34 PM IST
Reuters | By Reuters
Several factors, some of neglect and wilful destruction, have contributed to the drying out of Amarkantak - a town once lush with perennial rivers, streams, tributaries, wetlands, even swamps.
Updated on Apr 24, 2018 10:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By Gayatri Jayaraman
Villagers demanded relocation of the waste treatment plant claiming it poses a risk to their health
Updated on Apr 12, 2018 10:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram