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Jal Sahelis: How women across Bundelkhand are reviving water harvesting techniques
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Jal Sahelis: How women across Bundelkhand are reviving water harvesting techniques

700 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.

Amid politicking, Nepal's largest dam project has left locals in limbo for decades
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Amid politicking, Nepal's largest dam project has left locals in limbo for decades

Nepal’s largest dam project is caught up in wider regional political play, leaving locals in limbo for decades.

12,000 year old town in Turkey soon to be submerged underwater by dam project
science

12,000 year old town in Turkey soon to be submerged underwater by dam project

Turkey's government is fighting criticism, arguing that a lot has been done to save the monuments.

Dam Safety Bill introduced in Lok Sabha amid objection: All you need to know about bill
India

Dam Safety Bill introduced in Lok Sabha amid objection: All you need to know about bill

The 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.

Pakistan's Supreme Court reinstates ban on airing Indian content across TV channels
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Pakistan's Supreme Court reinstates ban on airing Indian content across TV channels

In 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.

Anti-Pakistan protests break out in PoK against construction of dam on Neelum river; locals demand end to Islamabad's rule
India

Anti-Pakistan protests break out in PoK against construction of dam on Neelum river; locals demand end to Islamabad's rule

The 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

India postpones Pakistan experts' inspection of hydropower projects in J&K; Islamabad asks New Delhi to 'fulfil commitment'
India

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.

Kerala, After the Flood: Chengannur stares at massive task of rebuilding lives as receding waters reveal extent of damage
India

Kerala, After the Flood: Chengannur stares at massive task of rebuilding lives as receding waters reveal extent of damage

This 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.

Kerala floods: How Centre's proposed Dam Safety Bill would have impacted Kerala's water reservoirs, dams
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Kerala floods: How Centre's proposed Dam Safety Bill would have impacted Kerala's water reservoirs, dams

The Dam Safety Bill aims to provide proper surveillance, inspection, operation and maintenance of all specified dams in the country to ensure their safe functioning.

New tool developed to predict landslides, building collapses 2 weeks in advance
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New tool developed to predict landslides, building collapses 2 weeks in advance

The tool reads ground motion patterns and forecast landslides up to two weeks in advance.

Narendra Modi launches Mohanpura irrigation project in Madhya Pradesh, says it will provide drinking water to over 400 villages
India

Narendra Modi launches Mohanpura irrigation project in Madhya Pradesh, says it will provide drinking water to over 400 villages

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the Mohanpura irrigation project in Rajgarh district in Madhya Pradesh.

CAG report slams flood-prone Himachal Pradesh for lacking adequate disaster preparedness plan
India

CAG report slams flood-prone Himachal Pradesh for lacking adequate disaster preparedness plan

Authorities in Himachal Pradesh have neither made a scientific assessment of flood-prone areas nor prepared any action plan for execution of flood protection works.

Climate change has deepened the fault lines between India, China; but it could also bring us closer
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Climate change has deepened the fault lines between India, China; but it could also bring us closer

Just as there are fault lines, so are there bonds that unite India and China

India's water security concerns over China's dam building spree are legitimate, require action
India

India's water security concerns over China's dam building spree are legitimate, require action

India has repeatedly shown displeasure as well as apprehension with respect to China's activities on the Brahmaputra.

The Central Water Commission has signed MoUs with IIT-M and IISc on dam safety
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The Central Water Commission has signed MoUs with IIT-M and IISc on dam safety

To improve its capacity to safeguard dams, the Central Water Commission (CWC) on Friday signed two separate MoUs with Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, said an official statement.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalitha protests AP increasing dam level, wants original height
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Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalitha protests AP increasing dam level, wants original height

Strongly protesting the increase in height of a check dam across the inter-state Palar river from five to 12 feet, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday urged her Andhra Pradesh counterpart N Chandrababu Naidu to cut down the reservoir's level to its original position.

'Soft power' not enough to serve India's foreign policy goal in Afghanistan
Politics

'Soft power' not enough to serve India's foreign policy goal in Afghanistan

India’s soft power in Afghanistan has reached its limits. Now is the time to develop a 'smart power' approach along with other stakeholders in Afghanistan.

Just add water: PM Modi's new growth recipe
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Just add water: PM Modi's new growth recipe

Like his father before him, Dattatatraya Kshirsagar, 80, has been looking forward for years to the day when a $65 million dam will be completed in his village, an hour-and-a-half drive southeast of Mumbai.

Less water, more vapour? Arun Jaitley’s $13-billion irrigation plan that’s failed 66 million farmers
India

Less water, more vapour? Arun Jaitley’s $13-billion irrigation plan that’s failed 66 million farmers

A two-decade old Central programme to finish incomplete irrigation projects has failed 66 million Indian farmers and halted the economic progress of 350 million Indians.