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Shimla water crisis: Residents brace themselves for a dry spell and tepid tourism season
India

Shimla water crisis: Residents brace themselves for a dry spell and tepid tourism season

Even though the water situation was extreme, the mayor of Shimla, Kusum Sadret chose to go on a fortnight's junket to China during this very period.

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat seeks public support for a polythene-free state ahead of World Environment Day
India

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat seeks public support for a polythene-free state ahead of World Environment Day

Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Monday sought the support of people of the state for building a polythene-free Uttarakhand.

Cauvery dispute: River depletion is a disaster unfolding in the country, need sustainable solution
India

Cauvery dispute: River depletion is a disaster unfolding in the country, need sustainable solution

We need to pay more attention to the Cauvery River as it is about forty percent of what it was fifty years ago.

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

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-Israel sign seven MoUs on space, water conservation, agriculture; plan to set up $40 million R&D fund
India

India-Israel sign seven MoUs on space, water conservation, agriculture; plan to set up $40 million R&D fund

India and Israel on Tuesday signed seven agreements to increase cooperation in fields of technological research and development, space, water conservation and agriculture

World Environment Day 2017: Sonam Wangchuk's ice stupas ensure there's water in Ladakh
Life

World Environment Day 2017: Sonam Wangchuk's ice stupas ensure there's water in Ladakh

Sonam Wangchuk's ingenuity ensures there's a steady supply of water in Ladakh, even during arid summer months

South India's Drought Part 7: Kerala's efforts to revive water bodies bear fruit at grassroot level
India

South India's Drought Part 7: Kerala's efforts to revive water bodies bear fruit at grassroot level

The state government in Kerala is now on such a mission to ensure that future generations are saved from having to put up with such an acute crisis where the availability of water is not a distant dream even when temperatures soar.

South India's Drought Part 1: Five states face severe water crisis made worse by the onset of summer
India

South India's Drought Part 1: Five states face severe water crisis made worse by the onset of summer

South India is parched — Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are already reeling under severe drought, and Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are on the brink — now the blistering heat waves will put more pressure on the existing water resources.

Yogi Adityanath promises Uma Bharti of UP govt's support in cleaning up Ganga
India

Yogi Adityanath promises Uma Bharti of UP govt's support in cleaning up Ganga

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday met Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Conservation Minister Uma Bharti and assured her of all support and cooperation from the state government in cleaning up the Ganga.

World Water Day: Learn to preserve every drop as two-thirds of humanity are haunted by its scarcity
India

World Water Day: Learn to preserve every drop as two-thirds of humanity are haunted by its scarcity

Every year on 22 March, the day is celebrated across the world to spread awareness on the importance of water conservation and sustainable management of water resources in developing countries.

International Women's Day 2017: How S Ranganayaki became Tamil Nadu’s water warrior
Life

International Women's Day 2017: How S Ranganayaki became Tamil Nadu’s water warrior

‘Raja Vaaikal’ Ranganayaki fought alone for a basic need for her entire village – water – and won

Aamir Khan launches second edition of Satyamev Jayate Water Cup; Kiran Rao sings theme song
Entertainment

Aamir Khan launches second edition of Satyamev Jayate Water Cup; Kiran Rao sings theme song

Bollywood super star Aamir Khan advocated water conservation and the need for rainwater harvesting, as he launched the second edition of the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup on Tuesday, 3 January 2017, in Mumbai, in the presence of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Anupam Mishra, noted environmentalist and Gandhian ideologue, passes away at 68
India

Anupam Mishra, noted environmentalist and Gandhian ideologue, passes away at 68

Anupam Mishra had a witty and wise way to address any problem. He could use simple language and emotions to explain water related issues with remarkable optimism.

Let It Flow: A skateboarding star is helping locals in Janwaar, Madhya Pradesh, access clean water
Life

Let It Flow: A skateboarding star is helping locals in Janwaar, Madhya Pradesh, access clean water

Skateboarder Nyjah Huston made his way to Janwaar Castle — a skate park in rural Madhya Pradesh — to help improve access to clean water

PM Modi: President Pranab Mukherjee 'has been like a guardian and mentor'
India

PM Modi: President Pranab Mukherjee 'has been like a guardian and mentor'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday praised President Pranab Mukherjee effusively, saying "he has been like a guardian and mentor to me on various subjects", despite the fact that both were from different political backgrounds.

BJP, Shiv Sena enter into social media tiff over credit for water conservation efforts
Politics

BJP, Shiv Sena enter into social media tiff over credit for water conservation efforts

After the recent virulent poster war between BJP and Shiv Sena, the two ruling allies took to social media to take credit of the water conservation efforts.

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi pitches for saving 'every drop' of water
India

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi pitches for saving 'every drop' of water

Linking the intense heatwave and drought to environmental degradation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a strong pitch for a mass movement to save forests and conserve "every drop" of water during the upcoming Monsoon season.

Aamir Khan visits drought affected Warud for water conservation efforts
Entertainment

Aamir Khan visits drought affected Warud for water conservation efforts

Aamir Khan is promoting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' project Jal Yukta Shivar, a water conservation endeavour.

Marathwada’s drought: Shirpur, Jal Biradari projects show impact of small local initiatives
India

Marathwada’s drought: Shirpur, Jal Biradari projects show impact of small local initiatives

Activists, hydrologists and village leaders have begun to explore the prospect of implementing water conservation efforts in drought-hit Maharashtra

Firstpost Ground Report: A region obsessed with sugarcane is schooled in water conservation, and switching crop patterns
Mumbai

Firstpost Ground Report: A region obsessed with sugarcane is schooled in water conservation, and switching crop patterns

The troubles of Mangrul’s farmers have almost entirely to do with sugarcane. The crop has sucked their rapidly-depleting water table dry and mired them in debt.