Indian farmers have planted 23.4 million hectares with summer crops, down 27% from this time a year ago, according to the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, buffeted by patchy monsoon
The Ministry of Health released on Thursday this year's figures regarding the number of cases of vector-borne diseases like dengue, malaria and Chikungunya.
Both BPT and JNPT have particularly indicated the potential navigation issues and environment hazard as at least two of these oil vessels — TAG 6 and TAG 22 — are lying tangled in the sea.
Rs. 20 crore has been allocated for supplying water across the State, says TWAD Board managing director
A water crisis is brewing in many parts of the world's second-most populated nation as unsustainable use and few measures to harness rain lead to shortages
Overcast skies and intermittent showers notwithstanding, pre-monsoon rains in Punjab this year are deficient by 76 per cent so far, making it worst-hit state in the region and among top three acros
With 87% of the country’s geographical area falling under deficient/large deficient category as on Monday — as against 82% on June 11 — and private forecaster Skymet saying it will now be difficult
Monsoon is expected to advance further up north as Cyclone Vayu loses intensity paving the way for the wind system to move towards the Arabian Sea, the weatherman said Sunday.
The Centre has asked states to brace for deficit rainfall this season, although the weather office has stuck to its forecast of normal monsoon.
India typically witnesses water scarcity during summer months, but the situation this year is particularly grim in western and southern states
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