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16 Apr 2021 Chennai, India
New research predicts that Indian monsoons will become stronger and more chaotic without collective climate action from policy makers across the globe. Scientists warn that increased rainfall in the region will be detrimental to India's agricultural industry and the economy.
14 Apr 2021 HYDERABAD
Saucer pits dug and filled with water to keep wild animals hydrated and away from human population
10 Apr 2021 SHOPIAN
Irrigation canals and water channels in the apple-rich belts of Shopian are running dry due to continuing illegal mining of rivers.
10 Apr 2021 MUMBAI
By investing across the energy sector value chain, transport, and waste sectors, the program reduces GHG emissions and increases access to alternative water resources in India through wastewater treatment and desalination plants.
7 Apr 2021 NEW DELHI, India
India maintains its position that construction activities on the Chenab River are treaty-compliant. Pakistan requests information share re planned projects.
4 Mar 2021 KABUL, Afghanistan
The government of India has signed a $236 Million USD deal to build the Shahtoot Dam in Kabul which will provide fresh drinking water for roughly 2 million residents and support irrigation efforts across Afghanistan.The Pakistan government continues to express concern about Shahtoot River interventions that will reduce water flow into their country by 16 to 17 percent...
16 Feb 2021 MUMBAI
BMC's standing committee on Tuesday gave an in principle approval for $220 Million USD desalination project aimed at meeting increasing demand of water for Mumbai. Currently, Mumbai is supplied with water through seven different reservoirs some of them have been built since British times. Due to this project, sea water will be made potable for needs of Mumbai...
16 Feb 2021 ASIFABAD
Villagers of interior areas in Bejjur and Penchikalpet mandals are worried over the rise in temperature following the gradual onset of the summer. With streams in the forests getting dry, tiger from the wild may come to the villages in search of water. Already, a tiger is moving on the outskirts of villages and killing cattle...
16 Feb 2021 DELHI
Fallout from a devastating flash flood in Uttarakhand hit Delhi more than 500 kilometres downstream on Monday, when water supplies were cut to tens of thousands of residents. Authorities blamed the high quantities of mud and debris from the February 7 deluge, which left more than 50 dead and 150 missing, for the shortages...
9 Feb 2021 New Delhi, India
26 have died and as many as 200 are missing after a glacier collapse in northern India on 8 February, causing deadly flooding in the state of Uttarakhand.On the morning of 7 February the glacier collapsed near Reni village of Chamoli in Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand resulting in a high-speed surge of water to pour down the Rishiganga river completely destroying one hydroelectric dam and damaging another...
8 Feb 2021 NEW DELHI, India
While Indian farmers protest against threats to their subsistence livelihoods from three new laws impacting the way produce is priced and sold, the existing state-controlled pricing system continues to be associated with strain on the nation's water resources.Continuing protests against changes to India’s farming laws, reported as the world’s largest peaceful civic process until violence erupted this week, are gaining traction in global media...
8 Feb 2021 WAGENIGEN, Netherlands
From wetland rejuvenation along the Ganga to beach-cleaning in Senegal, the 50th World Wetlands Day saw several initiatives launched in recognition of the value to nature and humankind of the globe’s wetlands. In a 29 January statement released to mark the occasion, Wetlands International, the body that coordinates and manages the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, laments that, despite significant achievements, the convention “has not been able to keep up with the growing threats and challenges that face wetlands...