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Dec 18, 2018
Global warming likely to reduce crop production by over 15% in 2020; govt report warns of highest losses in UP, Rajasthan, BengalThe impact of global warming will also affect the quality reducing the concentration of grain protein. The heavy rainfall due to climate stress will affect the production of tomato and onion and production of the latter may go down by 27 percent in 2020.
Jan 14, 2018
Marathwada Diary: High amounts of fluoride in groundwater continue to threaten drought-hit Nanded villagesSawarkhed's groundwater contains fluoride. This is a chemical that is naturally present in soil, rocks and groundwater. But in concentrated form, it can be extremely harmful.
Dec 17, 2017
Jammu and Kashmir in spotlight as India, Pakistan fight over Himalaya's freshwater resourcesSeveral hundred metres underground, thousands of labourers grind away day and night on a mammoth hydroelectric project in contested Kashmir, where India and Pakistan are racing to tap the subcontinent's diminishing freshwater supplies.
Nov 30, 2017
China's hand suspected in River Siang turning black: Beijing has always targeted Brahmaputra and its tributariesWater from Siang river, a tributary of the Brahmaputra considered to be a lifeline to northern Arunachal Pradesh, is turning black,
Sep 04, 2017
Cabinet reshuffle: Devendra Fadnavis hopes irrigation projects will be cleared fast after Nitin Gadkari gets additional chargeChief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Monday voiced hope that irrigation proposals worth Rs 24,000 crore submitted to the Centre by Maharashtra will be speedily cleared
Jul 31, 2017
Indus Waters Treaty talks: World Bank promises 'neutrality' as it helps India-Pakistan find way forwardWorld Bank has promised its continued neutrality and impartiality in helping India and Pakistan find an "amicable way forward" during talks over Indus Waters Treaty.
Jul 24, 2017
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Draft for new law to clean river Ganga underway, says Uma BhartiResponding to questions related to the river Ganga, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati said the draft of the new law has been submitted to her ministry and discussions are underway
Jul 04, 2017
Narendra Modi leaves for Israel: Five reasons why Tel Aviv matters to New Delhi and PMDefence, agriculture, trade, diplomacy and water management will dominate talks when Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Israel from 4-6 July at the invitation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Jun 08, 2015
Treat bad monsoon as opportunity to improve irrigation: PMChairing a meeting in New Delhi to review the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, he pressed for quick adoption of a multi-pronged strategy to augment the country’s irrigation network.
Dec 30, 2014
PM asks ministries, departments to fast-track irrigation schemeChairing a high-level meeting involving the ministries of agriculture, water resources, rural development, the prime minister said the ultimate goal of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana should be to provide irrigation to every farm.