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    Government makes yet another industry-friendly move

    Policy matters this week

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    swati posted 6 days ago

    Hidden waters in Panhalgarh Fort

    Have a glimpse at how water, food and natural defense were an integral part of this fort built in the Sahyadri mountains, northwest of Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

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    sabitakaushal posted 6 days ago

    'Swachh Punjab' is a stinking reality

    The state's high toilet coverage has compounded the problem of water pollution and diseases. It now needs an efficient and affordable sewage treatment system.

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    Manu Moudgil posted 6 days ago

    Indian wetlands under threat!

    Despite their importance to the planet, wetlands continue to be ignored at the policy level. More efforts need to be made at restoring the health of wetlands in India.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 6 days ago

    The slow poisoning of the Baitarani river in Odisha

    Proper disposal of waste into streams and rivers, and controlling and monitoring human activities near the water sources are some ways by which pollution can be contained.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 1 week 2 hours ago

    Predicted impacts of droughts on agriculture and food production

    The paper presents the findings of a study that attempted to estimate the effect of rainfall on the supply and demand sides of agricultural commodities, and their implications on prices.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 1 week 4 hours ago

    The big, blue spot in India's 'Golden City'

    Ghadsisar pond in Jaisalmer holds many tales of dedication and love from an era gone by. It also symbolises how water was valued over caste and class.

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    Manu Moudgil posted 1 week 7 hours ago

    Gujarat No.1 in implementing Swachh Bharat Mission

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    swati posted 1 week 5 days ago

    Probe ordered on cost overruns of Vidarbha dams

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    swati posted 1 week 5 days ago

    Taking advantage of the simple concept of gravity

    Tribal communities in remote villages of the Eastern Ghats now have water round the clock due to a simple water system that uses no electricity.

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    Divya N posted 2 weeks 5 days ago

    Kashmir under danger of floods

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    swati posted 2 weeks 6 days ago

    Locals rejoice as coal mining banned in Mahan forest

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    swati posted 2 weeks 6 days ago

    Water, through an artist's lens

    Photographer Arjun Swaminathan speaks to India Water Portal about his journey so far, which includes filming water stories.

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 2 weeks 6 days ago

    Unpacking the water and sanitation budget

    While sanitation has been prioritized in the country’s policy agenda through the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission, has it been matched with a sufficient budgetary outlay?

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    Amita Bhaduri posted 2 weeks 6 days ago

    Golden city around the pond

    Amritsar is as famous for the 'sarovar' surrounding the Golden Temple as it is for the Harmandir Sahib itself but how much do you know about this water body, which has a capacity of 31,000 gallons?

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    Manu Moudgil posted 3 weeks 6 hours ago

    Don't just hide waste!

    Sanitation programmes use the construction and use of toilets as basic indicators that equate sanitation. Does this approach compound the problem rather than reduce it?

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    chicu posted 3 weeks 4 days ago

    Constructed wetlands as a cost effective cleaning option

    Water treated using constructed wetlands before being used for irrigation can be a suitable and cost effective option to prevent possible human health risks

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    aarti kelkar khambete posted 3 weeks 4 days ago

    Drought and the desert: They don't go hand in hand here

    With its low rainfall, western Rajasthan might seem like a prime candidate for drought, but the combination of old age wisdom and new age techniques have helped Barmer access fresh water continuously.

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    Manu Moudgil posted 3 weeks 6 days ago

    Mining Bill passed in Rajya Sabha

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    swati posted 3 weeks 6 days ago

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