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  • Forced eviction ordered for more than one million tribals and forest-dwellers After the government failed to defend the Forest Rights Act, the Supreme Court has ordered forced eviction of more than 1,000,000 tribal and other forest-dwelling households from forestlands across 16 states. The order wi...
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  • In a decade, only a quarter of centrally funded major to medium irrigation schemes completed: Report As per the government's audit report, between 2008-17, only 31 percent of 201 big projects and 71 percent of 11,291 minor schemes have been completed under the accelerated irrigation benefit program...
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  • Government releases fund for water conservation under MGNREGS Under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), the ministry of rural development has released Rs 23,443 crore to states to ensure priority work on water conservation measures. The ministry has also joined ...
    swatiposted 2 years 2 months agoread more
  • SC sets aside Punjab's order quashing water-sharing agreement with Haryana In a follow up to the Supreme Court ruling to set aside the Punjab government's order quashing water-sharing agreement with Haryana, all Congress party MLAs and the Punjab congress chief captain Amarinder Singh sent in their...
    sabitakaushalposted 2 years 7 months agoread more
  • Cauvery dispute: New Supreme Court bench constituted A fresh three-member bench will hear the dispute related to the sharing of Cauvery water between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on  October 18. Earlier, a high level technical team had visited the Cauvery basin area to assess the ground ...
    sabitakaushalposted 2 years 8 months agoread more
  • J&K govt to construct ‘mini dams’ for irrigation The government of Jammu and Kashmir is planning construction of water storage facilities on the tributaries of the Indus, Jhelum and Chenab rivers to increase agriculture productivity in the kandi areas and on the plateaus. Officials insist t...
    sabitakaushalposted 2 years 8 months agoread more
  • No water to TN till a special state legislature session takes a call: Karnataka  Despite the Supreme Court order, the Karnataka government has decided not to release water to Tamil Nadu till a special state legislature session takes a call on the matter. Opposition parties in Karnata...
    sabitakaushalposted 2 years 8 months agoread more
  • Karnataka to seek more time to release Cauvery water Karnataka government aims to buy more time to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu by moving the Supreme Court. The SC had earlier asked Karnataka to release 6,000 cusecs per day to Tamil Nadu till September 27, which chief minister Sidd...
    sabitakaushalposted 2 years 9 months agoread more
  • Fellowship Details The International Water Management Institute and its partners invite applications for the ICIB Media Fellowship. The Fellowship will fully fund reporting assignments for four journalists who can demonstrate the potential for incisive and original reporting on critical themes incl...
    swatiposted 2 years 10 months agoread more
  • Swachh Bharat Mission: Gujarat leads the implementation In its assessment for 2014-15, the Union Urban Development Ministry has reported that Gujarat has topped the list of states in implementing the Swachh Bharat Mission, followed by Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka. While Gujarat lead in construction...
    swatiposted 4 years 2 months agoread more
  • Monsoon covers entire nation, raises hopes of recovery This year the country has received only 147.8 mm rainfall till July 11 as against 216 mm last year, according to the Indian Meteorological Department. However, the monsoon has now covered the whole nation raising hopes of ov...
    swatiposted 4 years 11 months agoread more
  • India will be the hotspot of water crisis by 2025: UNThe United Nation's report on the World Water Day talks about conflicts between India and its neighbouring countries over river water sharing.  Areas of conflict might include Ganga-Brahamputra basin and the Indus and Mekong river basins, say...
    ravleenposted 5 years 2 months agoread more
  • The very large storage of ice in the Himalaya, only less than those in the two poles of the Earth, has given the Himalayan region another name - The Third Pole of the Earth . The snow and ice melt flows in the rivers and improves their perennial character. These perennial Himalayan rivers, namely Br...
    Prarthana Vishalposted 5 years 2 months agoread more
  • Don't have toilet, can't contest pollsThose who do not have a toilet in their house can't contest panchayat and urban local body elections in Bihar, the State chief minister Nitish Kumar announced. Necessary amendment to the Bihar Panchayati Raj Act will be brought out soon in order to implement thi...
    ravleenposted 5 years 7 months agoread more
  • IWMI analyses the impact of climate change on melting of Himalayan glaciers and snow cover that further affects the seasonal flow of the Indus, Ganga and Brahmaputra rivers.
    swatiposted 5 years 10 months agoread more
  • Organiser detailsThe Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP)About the grant programmeAn initiative to offer a  limited number of grants to support professional journalists in reporting investigative stories on climate-related environmental issues, with special regard to adaptation...
    sabitakaushalposted 6 years 3 weeks agoread more
  • Organisers International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)About the awardsThe contest aims to draw the attention of the public, policymakers and relevant stakeholders to diverse aspects of water and related resources in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region in terms of their u...
    sabitakaushalposted 6 years 1 month agoread more
  • The present paper is an attempt of the researcher to make a comparative analysis between the expected benefits received by the executing agency under CDM and the actual benefits people are expected to receive from Chanju-I Hydro Electric Project. Based on primary data based research project concentr...
    Anonymous (not verified)posted 7 years 1 month agoread more
  • Article Courtesy : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (HESS)Authors : A.N. Laghari, D.Vanham, and W.RauchHowever in the long term water availability will decrease. Some current aspects in the basin need to be re-evaluated. During the past decades water abstractions – and especially groundwater ex...
    Seethaposted 7 years 2 months agoread more
  • It traces the roots of the conflicts to the strained relations between India and Pakistan following the partition and the framing of the Indus Water Treaty in 1960. The paper highlights the acute sense of anxiety over water in Pakistan, the reasons for blaming of India by Pakistan in this context, w...
    aarti kelkar kh...posted 7 years 5 months agoread more

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