By 2020, 21 major cities, including Delhi, Bangalore, and Hyderabad, are expected to reach zero groundwater levels, affecting access for 100 million people, says the report. Three months after a BBC report declared that Bengaluru will be one amo ...

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SHILLONG: The report of the carbon footprint of Meghalaya has revealed that in terms of carbon emissions, Meghalaya is doing better than Bhutan which is famous for its low carbon footprint. This presents tremendous opportunities for tourism and ...

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‘The demand for potable water will outstrip supply by 2030’ The NITI Aayog on Thursday released the results of a study warning that India is facing its “worst” water crisis in history and that the demand for potable water will outstrip supply by ...

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It is the backbone of India’s drinking water and irrigation supply systems, but overexploitation of groundwater is a threat to not only our food security but also the stability of the land, says Radheshyam Jadhav in the third of the series for T ...

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NEW DELHI: Even as the capital grapples with the problem of its fast depleting groundwater, there’s another cause for alarm regarding the city’s underground resource — contamination by lethal toxins such as arsenic, nitrates and fluorides in par ...

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To address concerns about depleting groundwater reserves in India, the government has joined hands with the World Bank to execute a ₹6,000-crore scheme called the Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY). The scheme is to be implemented over a period of five y ...

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Cleanliness will only follow an attitudinal change In the spirit of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Goan government promised to make the State garbage-free by 2020. With a population of 18.2 lakhs and an economy geared for tourists, is Goa prepared t ...

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Successive govts in Himachal Pradesh have done nothing to lift water from the perennial sources More than half a dozen districts and Himachal Pradesh’s capital Shimla are facing a severe drinking water crisis these days. Due to deficient precipi ...

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MUMBAI: All over the world beach fronts are most sought after as important and necessary recreational space for society, said United Nations environment chief Erik Solheimon Sunday. At Versova beach in Mumbai again after almost a year, to launch ...

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Patna: The public health and engineering department on Thursday announced it will end water shortage in all rural areas before the Assembly elections in 2020. It also pledged to end the water contamination problem this year in all areas under it ...

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