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Jan 14, 2018
Marathwada Diary: High amounts of fluoride in groundwater continue to threaten drought-hit Nanded villagesSawarkhed's groundwater contains fluoride. This is a chemical that is naturally present in soil, rocks and groundwater. But in concentrated form, it can be extremely harmful.
Jan 03, 2018
Andhra Pradesh, Telangana fight over Godavari, Krishna waters, but who will save the rivers?In modern India, political regimes of Telangana and Andhra have fought tooth and nail for the monopoly of the water source of both rivers.
Dec 17, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir in spotlight as India, Pakistan fight over Himalaya's freshwater resourcesSeveral hundred metres underground, thousands of labourers grind away day and night on a mammoth hydroelectric project in contested Kashmir, where India and Pakistan are racing to tap the subcontinent's diminishing freshwater supplies.
Nov 30, 2017
China's hand suspected in River Siang turning black: Beijing has always targeted Brahmaputra and its tributariesWater from Siang river, a tributary of the Brahmaputra considered to be a lifeline to northern Arunachal Pradesh, is turning black,
Oct 12, 2017
Assam floods aftermath Part 3: Farmers find no respite in receding waters as layers of sand bury farmlandThe aftermath of the floods has not only forced farmers switching to a different crop but also absorb a substantial loss.
Sep 22, 2017
Water level across major reservoirs in India rises to 61% of their storage capacity, 2% above average, says CentreWater level in 91 major reservoirs across the country has risen to 61 percent of their total storage capacity from 59 percent last week, Centre said
Sep 04, 2017
Cabinet reshuffle: Devendra Fadnavis hopes irrigation projects will be cleared fast after Nitin Gadkari gets additional chargeChief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Monday voiced hope that irrigation proposals worth Rs 24,000 crore submitted to the Centre by Maharashtra will be speedily cleared
Sep 01, 2017
Cabinet reshuffle: Here's a list of BJP ministers who have resigned from the NDA govt so farHere's a list of ministers from the BJP-led NDA government who have resigned so far and the possible reasons behind the move
Aug 24, 2017
Sikkim standoff: India does not need hydrological data from China to predict floods, say expertsIndia can predict floods using satellite data, claim experts after China refuses to share hydrological data until India withdraws troops from Doka La
Aug 17, 2017
Bengaluru floods a 'man-made' disaster: City needs rainwater harvesting, citizen participation, says water activistLooking to understand the real reasons behind Bengaluru floods, Firstpost spoke to noted water activist Vishwanath Srikantaiah.