Director, ground water department, Lucknow, Ram Singh on Thursday maintained that as many as 76, 32 and 107 blocks of the state have placed under over-exploited, critical and semi-critical categori

Drying up of Bharathapuzha during summer months.

The government has reviewed progress of the lion safari project and directed forest department to complete the project in a year's time.

Officials from the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) demolished 12 illegal dyeing units near Pallipalayam in Tiruchengode Taluk on Monday. The drive was carried out from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Under a Central programme, sustainability works are being taken up on priority in over-exploited rural areas

The Karnataka government is drawing up a new project to recharge borewells in the backdrop of over-exploitation of ground water, drying up of 50,000 handpumps and "life-less" position of 12,000 tanks in the state, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Minister H K Patil said today.

The Kerala State Planning Board will submit a Rs.1,222 crore Bharathapuzha Basin Development Plan soon to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for getting financial aid from it for the project.

The Planning Board member C.P. John told The Hindu on Saturday that the Planning Board held discussions with the WWF delegation two months back on the issue and they were positive about assisting the project.

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy informed the Assembly on Thursday that the State government would provide the required funds in addition to budgetary support for drinking water projects of the Kerala

The state government will allot 25% of its budget every year for the next three years for projects to solve water scarcity in Maharashtra, said chief minister Prithviraj Chavan in Satara on Sunday.

State Minister for Water Conservation Nitin Raut says the government will have to make major policy corrections to tackle the water crisis, which is not just confined to drought in 15 districts of

It could not have been more poignant than this when a sea of humanity in the heart of the rain-starved Saurashtra region in Gujarat took a pledge here on Sunday to conserve water by adopting drip irrigation on a massive scale and check the mining of groundwater.

A staggering 1.25 lakh people from across 4,800 villages of the State’s largest region that often falls prey to drought-like situations gathered on the bone-dry catchment of the Bhadar dam to decide to conserve water and appeal to the State and Central governments to speed up solutions to their water woes.

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