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Survival, not elections, on the agenda in this Maharashtra village
India

Survival, not elections, on the agenda in this Maharashtra village

The Sardar Sarovar Dam was filled full capacity on 17 September, a month ahead of schedule.

Salt pans save Mumbai from the worst floods but they are, currently, being threatened
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Salt pans save Mumbai from the worst floods but they are, currently, being threatened

About 1,800 acres of Mumbai's salt pans maybe used for central govt's scheme to provide low-cost housing.

Gurugram — India’s millennium city is choking and suffocating due to poor air quality
science

Gurugram — India’s millennium city is choking and suffocating due to poor air quality

Diesel generator sets and destruction of the Aravalli range are the prime reasons for bad air quality in the city.

Felling of trees in Aarey 'forest' fires up Mumbai’s poll scene dividing the city in two
science

Felling of trees in Aarey 'forest' fires up Mumbai’s poll scene dividing the city in two

The project will wipe out 2,646 trees, which will destroy Mumbai’s “green lungs” and floodplains of Mithi river.

Mumbai’s fishermen are relieved after the High courts pause the coastal road project
science

Mumbai’s fishermen are relieved after the High courts pause the coastal road project

This project is considered to be the pet project of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, who launched in 2018.

Kaveri delta: Shrinking area and decreasing farm productivity hit south India's agricultural backbone
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Kaveri delta: Shrinking area and decreasing farm productivity hit south India's agricultural backbone

The delta of river Kaveri, which is the agricultural backbone of south India, has shrunk by 20 percent because of diversion of land for non-agricultural purposes and climate change.