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He shares his name with the father of the nation. But that's not where the similarity ends. If an incident in South Africa was to change Mahatma Gandhi's life forever, Gujarat's second Bapu's

Village Hatiyaniki. Fifteen-odd people have gathered to discuss water harvesting activities in the vicinity. But there's just one face among the crowd, which is conspicuous enough to attract

The saffron clad sadhus and former dacoits now find a ritual for social restructuring and acceptance: water harvesting. They are building "temples of water" instead of temples of stone. Water harvesting has brought the new age Valmikis dignity and res

Modesty could very well be his second name. Seventy-one check dams, 55 percolation tanks, 33 ponds, 22 nullahs and 60 gully plugging - 241 rainwater harvesting projects in just nine months. But

The finance minister’s budget speech has come and gone. As analysts sit down to shred it to bits, Down To Earth looks at a wish list of proposals for a green budget

"I took the responsibility of spreading water harvesting because of two reasons. One, it would have ensured water in the scarce areas," he says. For equally important for him was the "opportunity it

A 10-year US $4.76 billion rehabilitation and development plan for water supply, sewerage and drainage has been submitted by the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) to the city district government of

Migratory birds stage a comeback after a long hiatus as Kashmir wetlands get a fresh lease of life

For just us $101 billion a year in medical research and treatments, 8,000,000 lives can be saved annually in the developing world. More

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