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PANJIM: Ruling out that the national waterways project covering six rivers is meant for capital dredging, the government expressed grave concern over encroachment of rivers, particularly in the Sou

Dehradun: Debris generated during construction of the all-weather Char Dham road is being dumped into rivers which could disturb their natural course and cause widespread devastation during monsoon

Navi Mumbai: City-based environmentalists have alleged that rampant illegal sand mining is being carried out between Belapur and Kharghar near the creek during night time.

Activist Stalin Dayanand alleged that the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) is building walls on the Oshiwara river in Aarey Colony and preventing its natural flow.

National Register of Large Dam (NRLD) is a compilation of the dams in the country prepared as per information received from the State Government/Authority concerned. In NRLD the definition of “large dams” has been adopted as per the norms of International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD).

The petitioners in the plea have said that Punjab is deficient of water and even the groundwater stands depleted in at least 14 lakh tube wells.

In what could be viewed as a major and persistent crackdown on illegal mining activities, the forest department seized a total of more than 800 vehicles and recovered Rs 3.46 crore compounding amou

SHIMLA: Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur said special campaign would be launched to sensitize masses about water conservation, adding that traditional methods should be adopted to save this precious r

JAIPUR: Other than creating a major environmental problem for the government, the illegal and indiscriminate sand mining in Banas River is causing a huge loss of revenue for the state exchequer.

Rally for Rivers, launched last year as a movement to rejuvenate India’s rivers through riverside plantation, has entered the implementation phase with two states, Maharashtra and Karnataka, coming

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