Subodh Varma In May this year, a team of environ mentalists travelled along the Nar mada river from its origin at Amarkantak in Anuppur district of east arkantak in Anuppur district of eastern Madhya Pradesh down to Barwani district abutting Guj ...

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BENGALURU: Groundwater in 29 out of 30 districts in the state is contaminated by one pollutant or the other but don't trust a quality testing laboratory to give you the accurate picture. The comptroller and auditor general (CAG) has red-flagged ...

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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 sixth mass extinction of life on Earth, according to scientists writing in a special edition of the ...

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STORY HIGHLIGHTS Population growth, economic expansion, and climate change are increasing the pressures on limited water supplies in cities around the world. A holistic approach is needed to help water scarce cities develop resilient strategies ...

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New Delhi TNN: The National Green Tribunal on Monday issued notices to the the Centre, Delhi government, DDA and a number of other government bodies over inaction on the revival of 33 water bodies in Dwarka. A bench headed by Justice Swatanter K ...

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HIGHLIGHTS Agricultural production over the years has mostly been fuelled by heavy use of groundwater If the current trends continue, by 2030 nearly 60% of Indian aquifers will be in a critical condition. Some 25% of the agricultural production ...

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Investments into drip irrigation systems, while sizeable, appear to pay off quickly as farmers realise a sharp increase in yields, alongside more efficient water use. 'Precision agriculture' seems to be the way out for the future In the Northern ...

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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 participate in the inaugural ceremony of Institute of Management Studies. Nested in the heart of t ...

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T. Appala Naidu Locals leak little water that comes in pipes for cattle Water is everywhere in their vicinity in the beachfront habitations along the coastline of Machilipatnam. But there is hardly any water to drink for the people of nearly a d ...

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Multiple industries relying on water as an input in the production process, including textile processing, construction and hydro-power, have been severely impacted by the ongoing water scarcity in south India Standing on the banks of the dry Cau ...

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