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  • 3 Feb 2019- 10:27 by Local Press Report BENGALURU Deccan Herald “One needs permission from the tribunal to construct a dam, but nor for digging thousands of borewells. Planting of eucalyptus and pumping of ground water are the major reasons for the dying of Arkavathy river,” said Dr Sharachchandra
  • 30 Jan 2019- 08:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAHORE, Pakistan Per requirement of the Indus Waters Treaty and the agreement announced in mid-January, a three member delegation of Pakistani water experts arrived in India on January 27. The purpose of the visit is to inspect Indian hydro-electric
  • 13 Jan 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan The government of India will permit Pakistan officials to inspect two controversial dam sites in the Chenab basin in a sign of some thawing in relations between the two signatories of the Indus Water Treaty (IWT). A Pakistani team
  • 11 Dec 2018- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India It is estimated that a new $400 Million USD loan by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for piped water supply will positively affect up to 3.3 million people in Andhra Pradesh. In addition to benefits to the general population
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed November 16 a $169 Million USD loan as the First Tranche of a $500 Million USD multi-tranche financing to develop climate-resilient water supply, sewerage, and drainage
  • 6 Nov 2018- 13:16 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Hindu For thousands of communities across India, the process of getting drinking water is now the same as the process of getting cash: they head to an ATM. With 82 crore people who still do not have access to piped water and 70% of water in the
  • 25 Sep 2018- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Manila, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will finance up to $500 Million USD to develop climate-resilient water supply, sewerage, and drainage infrastructure in at least 10 cities in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. “With almost half of the
  • 25 Sep 2018- 10:42 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI PV Magazine India If India covers just one third of its major water reservoirs with floating solar installations, it could generate as much as 700 GW of solar power. However, it’s still early days for floating solar in the country, given the lack
  • 8 Sep 2018- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Manila, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $375 Million USD loan agreement with India to expand irrigation networks and system efficiency in the country's central state of Madhya Pradesh. The Madhya Pradesh Irrigation
  • 22 Aug 2018- 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELHI, India Experts have claimed that the devastation caused by monsoon floods in Kerala, India would have been less severe if dam water had been released in preceding months. Catastrophic flooding killed at least 370 people and displaced 780,000 in
  • 19 Aug 2018- 05:35 by Local Press Report AHMEDABAD New Indian Express Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani expressed his government's resolve today to make the state free of water scarcity by 2050. "Israel has shown us how we can grow more crops using very less water. We have to adopt
  • 12 Aug 2018- 09:24 by Local Press Report KOCHI The Times of India In the wake of heavy rainfall in the catchment area of Idukki dam, all five shutters of the Cheruthony dam were opened for the first time in 40 years to release more water in the backdrop of heavy rains and rising water level in the
  • 26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by OOSKAnews Info RAMANAGARAM, India Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has directed officials to release Cauvery water from the Krishnaraja Sagar reservoir into channels that would help the Mandya region farmers to tend to their paddy and sugarcane crops. The chief minister said
  • 15 Jun 2018- 11:42 by Local Press Report CHENNAI The Times of India India's water resources minister Nitin Gadkari has said the government is considering a proposal to set up a desalination plant in Tuticorin for using seawater for irrigation. He further commented that there is no scarcity of
  • 15 Jun 2018- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India is suffering from "the worst water crisis" in its history according to a new report by the country's National Institution for Transforming India (also called NITI Aayog), a government think tank. The report, "

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