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May 02, 2019
Jal Sahelis: How women across Bundelkhand are reviving water harvesting techniques700 Jal Sahelis have changed the fate of over 200 villages with their efforts related to water awareness and availability, by reviving water harvesting structures and traditional water bodies through community participation.
Jan 12, 2019
Amid politicking, Nepal's largest dam project has left locals in limbo for decadesNepal’s largest dam project is caught up in wider regional political play, leaving locals in limbo for decades.
Jan 08, 2019
12,000 year old town in Turkey soon to be submerged underwater by dam projectTurkey's government is fighting criticism, arguing that a lot has been done to save the monuments.
Dec 13, 2018
Dam Safety Bill introduced in Lok Sabha amid objection: All you need to know about billThe Bill, which provides for the surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of specified dams for prevention of dam failure related disasters, was introduced by Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal.
Oct 28, 2018
Pakistan's Supreme Court reinstates ban on airing Indian content across TV channelsIn 2017, the Lahore High Court, noting that "the world has become a global village", lifted the PEMRA-imposed ban, declaring it null and void as the federal government had no objections.
Oct 05, 2018
Anti-Pakistan protests break out in PoK against construction of dam on Neelum river; locals demand end to Islamabad's ruleThe protest in Muzaffarabad was led by the United Kashmir People's National Party and its student wing. The demonstrators were asking to be an autonomous area, free of Pakistan and Indian government intervention
Sep 26, 2018
India postpones Pakistan experts' inspection of hydropower projects in J&K; Islamabad asks New Delhi to 'fulfil commitment'After the bilateral talks on the Indus Waters Treaty last month in Lahore, India rejected Pakistan's objections on the construction of two hydropower projects on the Chenab river, and invited Pakistani experts to visit the sites to address their concern. The experts were scheduled to inspect the two hydropower projects by October but India cancelled it, citing some local issues.
Aug 28, 2018
Kerala, After the Flood: Chengannur stares at massive task of rebuilding lives as receding waters reveal extent of damageThis multi-part video series, created in collaboration with the Calicut-based production house, Pulleys' Junction, tells stories of lives fundamentally altered by the Kerala floods, and the ongoing effort at rebuilding those lives.
Aug 20, 2018
Kerala floods: How Centre's proposed Dam Safety Bill would have impacted Kerala's water reservoirs, damsThe Dam Safety Bill aims to provide proper surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of all specified dams in the country to ensure their safe functioning.
Aug 17, 2018
New tool developed to predict landslides, building collapses 2 weeks in advanceThe tool reads ground motion patterns and forecast landslides up to two weeks in advance.