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Cauvery row: Karnataka relents, to release water to Tamil Nadu and for irrigation

Updated : Oct 04, 2016

By : IANS

Category : Politics

Cauvery row: Karnataka relents, to release water to Tamil Nadu and for irrigation

Ending the impasse, Karnataka on Monday decided to release Cauvery river water for irrigation to help its farmers save their standing crop — with some of the water intended to flow to Tamil Nadu as a result. #Tamil Nadu #NewsTracker #Karnataka #Irrigation #Siddaramaiah #Cauvery
Heavy rains fill lakes near Mumbai to 99 percent capacity

Updated : Sep 26, 2016

By : PTI

Category : Mumbai

Heavy rains fill lakes near Mumbai to 99 percent capacity

With the city and its outskirts receiving good rains this monsoon, the seven reservoirs that supply water to Mumbai have been filled to 99 percent capacity. #India #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Monsoon #water #Irrigation #rainfall #Reservoirs #lakes
Cauvery issue: Karnataka's stand does not amount to contempt of SC, says BV Acharya

Updated : Sep 25, 2016

By : Imran Qureshi

Category : India

Cauvery issue: Karnataka's stand does not amount to contempt of SC, says BV Acharya

Senior advocate BV Acharya questions how a two-judge bench can arrogate to itself the power that a three-judge bench when a previous order of the bigger bench already exists. #Tamil Nadu #Supreme Court #Karnataka #Drinking water #Irrigation #Cauvery Management Board #special leave petition #Justice RM Lodha #BV Acharya #interlocutory application
Monsoon to be normal, not above normal due to delay in La Nina, says IMD

Updated : Sep 20, 2016

By : PTI

Category : Business

Monsoon to be normal, not above normal due to delay in La Nina, says IMD

The monsoon, which delivers 70 percent of India's annual rainfall, is critical for the country's 263 million farmers and crops like rice, sugarcane, corn, cotton and soybean because nearly half of their farmlands lack irrigation faculties. #Monsoon #La Nina #Irrigation #cultivation
India to receive normal rains, not surplus, as La Nina chances fade

Updated : Aug 24, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : Business

India to receive normal rains, not surplus, as La Nina chances fade

Earlier this month, the IMD had forecast monsoon rains at 106 percent or above normal #Monsoon #IMD #farmers #La Nina #Irrigation #harvest
India's water reservoirs at 34% capacity in week to June 2

Updated : Jul 22, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : Business

India's water reservoirs at 34% capacity in week to June 2

The latest levels were higher than the last 10 years' average of 33 percent, and were 5 percentage points more compared with the previous week #farm sector #Irrigation #Monsoon rains #water reservoirs
Maharashtra: Scanty rainfall in catchment areas worries state administration

Updated : Jul 02, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Maharashtra: Scanty rainfall in catchment areas worries state administration

Scanty rainfall during the month of June in catchment areas of major irrigation dams in Maharashtra has left the state administration worried. #India #Thane #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #Pune #Amravati #Drought #Irrigation #Rains #rainfall #Aurangabad
Uma Bharti to visit Israel to gain insight on water technology to be adopted by India

Updated : Jun 01, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Uma Bharti to visit Israel to gain insight on water technology to be adopted by India

Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti is visiting Israel later this month to gain first- hand knowledge on technologies and expertise in water sector including desalination, urban water systems and smart metering and how they can be implemented back in India. #NewsTracker #Israel #Uma Bharti #Irrigation
Marathwada's drought: 'Toothless' laws lead to water exploitation

Updated : Apr 13, 2016

By : Tushar Dhara

Category : India

Marathwada's drought: 'Toothless' laws lead to water exploitation

Toothless water and irrigation laws in Maharashtra explain the paradox of a state with the largest dam infrastructure facing water scarcity and drought #Legal #CriticalPoint #Maharashtra #Dams #Drought #Water Crisis #Irrigation #Marathwada #Latur #Laws #Water scarcity #MarathwadaDrought #water train #water laws #water exploitation #state water board