Earth is on brink of sixth mass extinction

Ian Johnston THE INDEPENDENT Scientists Say 25% Of All Mammals, 13% Of Birds Are At Risk As Humans Corner Resources Humans are bringing about the sixt...

Vibrant Bhutan

By Dr Arvind Kumar* *Author is President, chair and founder of India Water Foundation, New Delhi. He was recently in Thimpu, capital of Bhutan, to par...

Delhi Jal Board aims to increase water supply this summer

Damini Nath Delhi’s supply of raw water not increased, but the water utility seeks to improve efficiency and reduce losses Come peak summer, the Delhi...

Only 13 of 145 Ganga projects completed

New Delhi: Centre's ambitious `Namami Gange' programme will complete two years next month, but it has not yet picked up the desired pace on the ground...

The precarious situation of India’s water problem

By HARI PULAKKAT, ET Bureau | Apr 02, 2017, 11.34 AM IST As a ground water hydrologist, Indian Institute of Science (IISc) professor Sekhar Muddu had...

Can the Ganga have human rights?

Yes, says the Uttarakhand High Court. But can the Indian state, which has diverted, dammed, and polluted rivers, turn protector? By Ashish Kothari...

India slips in human development index

India slipped down one place from 130 to 131 among the 188 countries ranked in terms of human development, says the 2016 Human Development Report (HDR...

Uttarakhand HC declares Ganga, Yamuna living entities, gives them legal rights

The Uttarakhand high court on Monday declared the Ganga and Yamuna living entities, bestowing on them same legal rights as a person, a move that could...

World Forestry Day

World Forestry Day or International Day of Forests is celebrated worldwide every year on 21st of March at the international level in order to increase...

1.04 cr hit by arsenic contamination in Bengal

Staff Reporter/Kolkata Following a recent report tabled in the Lok Sabha stating that West Bengal has the highest number of arsenic-affected people in...

  • It has been observed that some vested commercial-minded organizations take the rich and affluent segments of the society for a ride by staging so-called R ...

  • By Dr. Arvind Kumar**President, India Water Foundation, New Delhi.Contemporary growth theories make it discernible that environmental sustainability is po ...

  • Dr Arvind Kumar**President, India Water Foundation, New Delhi (India).Broadly speaking, there are more than two billion people worldwide who are currently ...

  • By Dr. Arvind KumarSustainability and development go hand-in-hand. There is a dire need for the industry to increasingly adopt sustainable practices to sa ...

  • Dr Arvind Kumar** Editor, SAR Economist.Gangetic Plain lies in the centre of Uttar Pradesh. Having highly fertile alluvial soils, this region is flat in t ...

  • Dr Arvind Kumar**President, India Water Foundation, New Delhi.The recent drought in southern China, the worst drought in past five decades, has dried up f ...