Farmers stare at losses, demand girdawari

Unseasonal rain accompanied by high-velocity winds last night has led to widespread damage of standing wheat crop in the district. Weather experts at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) say the rain took place due to western disturbances.

PUNE: The civic administration confiscated 300kg plastic carrybags in a four day drive carried out between March 3 and March 7.

The Sheltering From a Gathering Storm project aims to improve understanding of the costs and benefits of climate resilient housing and contribute to the transformative change necessary to make communities more resilient to future disasters.

Carries out inspection, calls for status quo until biodiversity of area is documented

The battle to save the low-lying field opposite the Colva Church from being filled up to build a playground has taken an interesting turn with the Goa State Biodiversity Board asserting that no decision to reclaim the area should be taken at any level until such time the biodiversity of the area is documented across seasons.

To expand and remodel the rural water supply and sanitation facilities in waterlogged areas of Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today approved a proposal of ~2,200 crore to be sent to the

Bad Drainage, Vanishing Water Bodies, Poor Planning To Blame

Lucknow: Close to 60% water logging in Lucknow exists due to improper drainage network system. Of this, blockage in existing drains is the major cause of water logging, concludes study by a research scholar of department of Geology, Lucknow University.

Maharashtra accounts for 23 per cent of total slum population, followed by Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal

Just under nine million households, or roughly one-eighth of India’s urban population, lives in a slum, according to data from the latest round of the National Sample Survey released on Tuesday. The number is significantly lower than the 14 million slum households identified by the Census in 2011.

NASHIK: NGO Godavari Gatarikaran Virodhi Manch and an environmental activist moved the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday for restoring the original state of Godavari river which originates fr

Heavy rains continued to lash Andhra Pradesh on Friday, leaving 17 people dead and forcing the evacuation of 67,419 others from low-lying areas.

Seventeen people were killed in various rain-related incidents as the downpour continued for the fourth consecutive day on Friday even as two others were also missing, official sources said in Hyderabad.

Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) in its initiative under “Clean up Jammu” sanitation drive reached out to citizens residing in Ward number 53 and 54 covering Trikuta Nagar Sector 1 to 4, Basant Vihar, Bhawani Vihar, Laxmi Enclave, Khoo Walli Galli, Trikuta Nagar Sector 5 to 9 and Shiva Colony.

On spot assessment of the sanitary conditions and performance of other Municipal services was made and necessary instructions were issued for improvement of civic amenities.