Centre all set to sustain country's ODF status
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A toilet constructed under Swachh Bharat Mission (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Monsoon withdrawal delayed; more extreme weather events the new trend
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Image used for representational purposes only. Image source: India Water Portal on Flickr
Water levels in major reservoirs rise to 85 percent of overall capacity: CWC
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Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Manual scavenging is inhumane: SC
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Despite the ban, manual scavenging continues. (Image courtesy: The Hindu)
Stop farming on Yamuna floodplains by 2020: NGT to DDA
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Yamuna river in Delhi (Source: Sudhanshu Malhotra via IWP Flickr Photos)
Telangana government, tribals oppose uranium mining in Nallamala forests
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A view of the Nallamala Forests (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
100 wetlands identified for restoration in next five years
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Deepor Beel, a wetland in Assam (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Thousands ignored while Sardar Sarovar dam fills to capacity
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Sardar Sarovar Dam via Wikimedia Commons
India to restore 5 million hectares of degraded land by 2030
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India urgently needs to address increasing desertification. (Image Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Centre promises 43 to 55 litres water per person per day to 15 crore rural households by 2024
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Image used for representational purposes only. Photo credit: Shree Padre, water journalist from India Water Portal on Flickr
Heavy rain and floods hit North India
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Gori river in Uttarakhand in spate during 2013 floods (Source: Chicu Lokgariwar, India Water Portal)
Government to spend Rs 3.5 trillion to provide potable water
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Women filling water from a tap (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Floods claim 227 lives; Centre proposes river basin management bill to check floods
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Rescue efforts underway during the floods in Chennai in 2015 (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Government set to conserve India's springs
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Many springs in the Himalayas have reduced discharge. (Source: India Water Portal)
Government undertakes 3D mapping of aquifers in all villages
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Groundwater drops to alarming levels. Illustration credit: KN Balraj. Source: India Water Portal on Flickr
Lok Sabha passes inter-state river disputes bill
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Cauvery river in Karnataka (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Himalayan states call for green bonus and a separate ministry
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The Himalayas (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Global freshwater fish species under grave threat: IUCN
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Freshwater fish species across the world under grave threat (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
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