Waterlogging and secondary salinisation have become serious problems in canal irrigated areas of arid and semi-arid regions. This study examined hydrology and estimated the seasonal net groundwater recharge of an irrigated semi-arid region located in the Haryana State of India where about 500 000 ha area are waterlogged and unproductive, and the size of the waterlogged area is increasing, causing a threat to agricultural sustainability.

Socialist thinker and leader Surendra Mohan's last interview.

Mobile phones have mushroomed even as basic amenities such as sanitation has lagged. In the drought prone region of Jhansi, where governance initiatives have been as scarce as the rainfall, the district magistrate latched on to this new tool and came up with a round-the-clock toll free complaint centre.

This document contains the presentation by Ajay Singh and Anand Patwardhan on significance of anthropogenic radiative forcings in simulation of temporal pattern of surface air temperature in monsoon climate, presented at National Climate Research Conference, IIT Delhi, March 5-6, 2010.