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The Filter Koffee Podcast: Karthik Ganesan, CEEW Research Fellow, talks about the importance of climate activism and sustainable living
Lifestyle

The Filter Koffee Podcast: Karthik Ganesan, CEEW Research Fellow, talks about the importance of climate activism and sustainable living

In this episode of The Filter Koffee Podcast, Karthik Ganesan talks about climate change, the danger of urban water resources and the importance of sustainable living.

Global warming likely to reduce crop production by over 15% in 2020; govt report warns of highest losses in UP, Rajasthan, Bengal
India

Global warming likely to reduce crop production by over 15% in 2020; govt report warns of highest losses in UP, Rajasthan, Bengal

The 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.

Marathwada Diary: High amounts of fluoride in groundwater continue to threaten drought-hit Nanded villages
India

Marathwada Diary: High amounts of fluoride in groundwater continue to threaten drought-hit Nanded villages

Sawarkhed'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.

Jammu and Kashmir in spotlight as India, Pakistan fight over Himalaya's freshwater resources
World

Jammu and Kashmir in spotlight as India, Pakistan fight over Himalaya's freshwater resources

Several 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.

China's hand suspected in River Siang turning black: Beijing has always targeted Brahmaputra and its tributaries
India

China's hand suspected in River Siang turning black: Beijing has always targeted Brahmaputra and its tributaries

Water from Siang river, a tributary of the Brahmaputra considered to be a lifeline to northern Arunachal Pradesh, is turning black,

Cabinet reshuffle: Devendra Fadnavis hopes irrigation projects will be cleared fast after Nitin Gadkari gets additional charge
India

Cabinet reshuffle: Devendra Fadnavis hopes irrigation projects will be cleared fast after Nitin Gadkari gets additional charge

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Monday voiced hope that irrigation proposals worth Rs 24,000 crore submitted to the Centre by Maharashtra will be speedily cleared

Indus Waters Treaty talks: World Bank promises 'neutrality' as it helps India-Pakistan find way forward
India

Indus Waters Treaty talks: World Bank promises 'neutrality' as it helps India-Pakistan find way forward

World Bank has promised its continued neutrality and impartiality in helping India and Pakistan find an "amicable way forward" during talks over Indus Waters Treaty.

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Draft for new law to clean river Ganga underway, says Uma Bharti
Politics

Monsoon Session of Parliament: Draft for new law to clean river Ganga underway, says Uma Bharti

Responding 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

Narendra Modi leaves for Israel: Five reasons why Tel Aviv matters to New Delhi and PM
India

Narendra Modi leaves for Israel: Five reasons why Tel Aviv matters to New Delhi and PM

Defence, 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

Treat bad monsoon as opportunity to improve irrigation: PM
Economy

Treat bad monsoon as opportunity to improve irrigation: PM

Chairing 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.

PM asks ministries, departments to fast-track irrigation scheme
Economy

PM asks ministries, departments to fast-track irrigation scheme

Chairing 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.