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Jul 22, 2018
Pakistan polls: Forget fair elections in Balochistan; CPEC, insurgency will make Rawalpindi tighten its gripForget fairness of elections in Balochistan. It's not going to happen, and the province is simply far too important for the Pakistan Army is more ways than one
Jul 13, 2018
India's water crisis: Surrounded by glaciers, Kashmir faces drought-like conditions as precipitation levels dwindleKashmir's public health engineering dept, which supplies water to households, said that the state faces problems of both water quality and availability.
Jul 09, 2018
Tackling India's water woes: Active citizenry, govt checks on unsustainable use and river pollution needed to address crisisDespite an abundance of rivers and lakes, India's poor water management has not allowed it to harness their potential and maintain them to meet our needs.
Jul 01, 2018
Maharashtra's Jalyukt Shivar scheme: Official figures say state created over 17 thousand TMC water strorage capacity since 2015The Maharashtra government's flagship water conservation scheme claims to have rejuvenated water bodies and created an additional storage potential, in a state where some parts perennially face a drought-like situation.
May 22, 2018
In MP's Chhatarpur district, farmers have to pay for drought compensation packagesLogasi farmer Prem Narayan Patel alleges that the ask is of 2000 rupees, “Those who’ve coughed up this amount have got their compensation. And those who haven’t – rather, those who cannot – are still waiting.”
May 14, 2018
Bundelkhand water crisis: Fourth successive drought and vanishing water bodies compound farmer misery, trigger migrationA fourth successive drought in Bundelkhand region in the last five years has shattered the farmers of this backward region, triggering a mass migration.
Apr 04, 2018
Monsoon in India in 2018 to be normal, southern states to receive less rainfall, predicts SkymetSkymet Weather has predicted a 20 percent chance of above normal monsoon in India.
Mar 27, 2018
Kerala to declare nine out of 14 districts as drought-hit, govt to take steps to supply drinking waterThe Kerala government decided to declare nine of its 14 districts as drought-hit in view of the scarcity of rains, shortage of surface and groundwater and intrusion of saline water
Mar 08, 2018
Scientists unravel mechanism of stress tolerance in tomatoTomato, an antioxidant-rich vegetable, is commonly used curry ingredient in Indian kitchens.
Feb 14, 2018
For the BJP, privileging urban India over villages isn't so much about the economy, it's ideologyPrime Minister Narendra Modi remains steadfastly opposed to farm loan waivers, even though he has allowed BJP state governments to give them if they so desire.