Chikkaballapur district has been dropped from the list prepared by the State government for the creation of small tanks in twenty districts of the State, under the Central government

Rahi Gaikwad
Poor infrastructure; dismal situation on power, irrigation fronts
BJP promises to make Maharashtra free of load-shedding
Marathwada has sizeable number of Dalits, Muslims


CONGRESS star campaigner Rahul Gandhi has assured people of Sangli that water would be provided to drought-prone talukas in the district if the UPA returns to power.

Wanted: Showers
Siliguri, April 3: The tea gardens in the Dooars are apprehending at least 10 per cent loss in its annual production of 160 million kg because of a drought-like situation in the region over the past six months.

Chief Minister will be urged to declare the Mulbagal taluk drought prone since it is facing drought and load shedding, said MLA Amaresh.

Speaking after inaugurating the Janaspandana programme held at Gummakallu village in the taluk, Amaresh said that due to the load shedding farmers have not been able to pump water into their fields and thus are at the brink of losing their crop.

Alka Pandey Posted: Jan 30, 2009 at 2309 hrs IST

Lucknow: It wasn't the whiff of money but faith in the small, inconspicuous plant in his courtyard that nudged Kailash Nath Singh, now 87, to venture into something unheard of more than a decade ago.

BERHAMPUR: Orissa government has turned down Andhra Pradesh's request to share more water from Balimela reservoir in Malkangiri district to tackle drought situation faced by the neighbouring state due to scanty rainfall.

CHRONICALLY PARCHED Bundelkhand, drought-dry for nearly half a decade, could have done with some hope this year, particularly after a surprise season of record rain.

In the wake of severe drought in the districts of Bundelkhand region, Development Alternatives and Arghyam Trust's initiative 'Water for All and Always' addresses the current need of an Integrated Water Resources Management in ten villages of Jhansi and Tikamgarh districts of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh states.

This report, to support the implementation of UNDP's India country Programme Action Plan 2008-2012, is based on an assessment study on climate change adaptation activities in the country.