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Hyderabad: Union Water Resources Ministry will meet the Irrigation Ministers of southern states on Tuesday to resolve contentious disputes on sharing river water and push for interlinking of rivers. Telangana has decided to reiterate its stand that the interlinking of rivers should begin from North India.
In the middle of a controversial dispute of how the Kaveri will be shared, a film titled "The Story of Kaveri", has been created by Reforest India, which sheds light on the real question: What are we really fighting for? ... It forces us to think about what we should be focused on: how we can save our dying rivers.
New DelhiIndia's water-starved tech hub Bangalore received a much-needed boost when the country's top court altered a river-sharing arrangement in its favour, ruling on a bitter and long-standing dispute. The Supreme Court said last Friday that a 2007 ruling by a special tribunal on river-sharing had ...
(CNN) India's top court may have finally ended a centuries-long, and at times bloody, dispute over the allocation of water from a river to states in South ... The Supreme Court said Karnataka will receive 284.75 thousand million cubic feet (TMC) of water from the river each month for the next decade and a ...
India's Ganges river is the main source of water for half a billion people. It's also holy to the country's almost 1 billion Hindus, who bathe in the river to be cleansed of their sins. But the river's cleansing abilities are limited by the fact that the Ganges is one of the world's most polluted waterways: A billion ...

India back then was increasingly reeling under simultaneous floods and droughts, increasing water demand and scarcity due to a burgeoning population, and the onset of impacts of climate change. The NRLP, which proposed to link the perennial and flooding rivers of the Indo-Gangetic plains with the ...
Kolkata: The alleged diversion of water of Tsangpo-Brahmaputra river by China does not pose any threat to India, Former army chief General (retd) Shankar Roy Chowdhury said. Even if the charge is true, the river, which is the mighty Brahmaputra in India, has enough tributaries with adequate rainfall in ...
At least 36 people have been killed in India's West Bengal state after a bus with 55 passengers on board plunged into a river, a provincial minister says. The state-owned bus fell nearly 10 metres off a bridge into the Bhairav river after the driver lost control. The accident happened about 280 kilometres north ...
The river law focuses on Bangladesh's internal water problems. Yes, some principles or major phenomena will deal with transboundary rivers. In those cases the Joint River Commission officials of both India and Bangladesh need to sit together for fine tuning and solving unresolved issues bilaterally.
Kolkata: At least 36 people were killed in India's West Bengal state when a bus with 55 passengers on board plunged into a river early on Monday, a provincial minister said. The state-owned road transport bus fell 30-feet into river Bhairav off a bridge after the driver lost control, about 280 km north of ...
See photos of the devastating pollution in India's holy Ganges river ... India's Ganges River is a paradox: The mighty river's tributaries are cool, Himalayan-glacier fed springs. But where ... As the rivers flows into more populated areas, it gets filled with runoff and sediment from the surrounding cities. Here ...
New Delhi - At least 13 people were killed and three others injured after a mini-bus carrying them plunged into a river in India's western state of Maharashtra, police said on Saturday (Jan 27). The mini-bus fell into river Panchganga on late Friday night at Kolhapur, about 376 km south of Mumbai, the ...
Panaji, Jan 22 (PTI) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and majority of MLAs today skipped an event organised by the state Secretariat to create awareness about the Mahadayi river water sharing dispute. The programme was organised at the secretariat in Porvorim, which was attended by only six out of ...
It's been a year since China shared information on the flow of the Pareechu, a tributary of the Sutlej river originating from the Tibetan Autonomous Region, raising concerns in the Central Water Commission that has now sought the external affairs ministry's help to assess its hydrology. Commission regional ...
Gangetic river dolphins, primarily found in the Ganga and Brahmaputra rivers and their tributaries in Bangladesh, India and Nepal, are categorised under Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act and have been placed on the red list of the International Union for conservation of Nature (IUCN), which ...
A Hindu pilgrim stands under cascading water as he bathes in the Godavari River in Nashik, Maharashtra, India, on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. Photographer: Dhiraj ... Nearly 100 gigawatts of electricity potential in India's rivers is lying untapped because of high tariffs. Hydropower projects, often located in ...

Kannada organisations and farmers have decided to hold two bandhs in Karnataka over the next two weeks over Mahadayi river water sharing row, said ... Frequent bandhs are causing a lot of inconvenience to the public, who are now upset," Kannada activists were quoted as saying by The Times of India.
The annual Indian River Training Academy (IRTA), held Nov. 19-23 in Saigon, was enthusiastically attended by more than 70 delegates from 17 nationalities in the Asia and Middle East, Africa regions. The academy generated a noticeable number of very satisfied responses from the audience.
Digvijay wants a new lease of life for India's "oldest" river. PTI| ... The 70-year-old former Chief Minister and his wife Amrita started the "parikrama" (circumambulation ) of the Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh as a "religious and ... Singh said the Narmada is the "oldest" river in India and advocated its revival.
BHUBANESWAR: Water resources minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday urged the state government to settle the Mahanadi water-sharing dispute with Chhattisgarh through dialogue. Responding to a series of questions by BJD MPs during Question Hour in the Lok Sabha, Gadkari said he had written to chief ...
But sewage, industrial waste water and the dumping of 1.2 billion tonnes of plastic each year is taking its toll on the sacred river. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android.
A federal audit has found that India's government has only spent well under a quarter of the funds available to it for cleaning up the Ganges river over the last 2 years - with the audit determining that poor financial management and planning were then primary causes. To provide specifics, the audit ...
(AP) -- The Magh Mela is an annual gathering of Hindu pilgrims in Allahabad, India, on the banks of the Triveni Sangam -- the confluence of three rivers considered holy by Hindus: the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims make the journey over the 45-day period of ...
Beijing: China on Tuesday said it will maintain communication with India over the transboundary rivers in the wake of lakes and dams being formed on the ... Massive landslides caused by a series of earthquakes in Tibet region have darkened the waters of the Brahmaputra river which originates as the ...
At least 33 people died on Saturday when a bus plunged off a bridge in the western Indian State of Rajasthan, according to a local news reports. The bus was passing another vehicle when it careened off the bridge in the Sawai Madhopur district into the Banas River 100 feet below, the Hindustan Times ...
At least 33 people were killed Saturday after a passenger bus veered off a bridge and plunged into a river in the western Indian State of Rajasthan, police said. Seven injured passengers were hospitalized in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan state, 235 miles south of New Delhi, said police officer Narain ...
Chinese construction activity on the upper reaches of one of the largest rivers that flows into India are turning the waters downstream turbid and unfit for ... Over the weekend, Sarbananda Sonowal, the chief minister of India's Assam state, said the Brahmaputra river was contaminated with bacteria and iron.
In addition, riverbanks, wetlands, and floodplains have been claimed over time by infrastructure, slums, offices, and housing developments - all of which has narrowed natural river channels and distorted flow, greatly reducing the ability of India's rivers to buffer flooding. It also has taken a toll on biodiversity.
There is a Punjabi folk tale that has ravished people for generations. In the inky, starless night, beautiful Sohni plunged into the flooded River Chenab to meet her beloved Mehwal, knowing well that she would never make it to the other side. Sohni is one of the seven heroines brought to life by Shah Abdul ...
Associate Professor and Ecologist, Dr. Prateek Srivastava, from the Department of environmental sciences, Amity University Noida, indicated that interlinking of rivers should be cautiously done as it may disturb the delicate ecological balance of river ecosystems. "Biodiversity of every river is unique and ...
The U.S. has more recently joined this league, and now our very own India as well. India's interlinking river (ILR) project is an ambitious government undertaking. It is uniquely remarkable given that it has the potential to enable greater equity in water distribution across the country, albeit with hidden costs ...
New Delhi: All inter-linking of river (ILR) projects in the country may be declared as 'national projects' in a bid to expedite their implementation through ... feasibility reports of 14 links under Peninsular component and feasibility reports of 2 links and draft feasibility reports of 7 links (Indian portion) under ...
Earlier this week, China officially stated the Siang River in Arunachal Pradesh may have turned muddy due to a series of earthquakes in Tibet in November. Beijing also alerted India of possible massive floods in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam due to the formation of massive landslide dams that might burst ...
Jaipur: The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) is burning it's midnight oil to meet the deadline of chief minister's pet rejuvenation of ...
It was the fifth day of Sadaneera, a festival dedicated to rivers of India. The event is being organised at Bharat Bhavan. Here on Wednesday ...
BHUBANESWAR: Water quality has been falling sharply across major river systems in the state. Of the 129 water quality monitoring stations in ...
A topographic map of north-western India and Pakistan showing major Himalayan rivers and the distribution of Indus Civilisation urban ...
Although China has denied having any immediate plans to divert the flow of Yarlung Tsangpo, the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh has ...
This has emerged as a prime point of contention with China-India strategic relations. ... from the Brahmaputra River in Tibet to the parched Xinjiang region. ... as identified from a hydrograph given in Rivers and Lakes of Xizang ...
In the last 10 to 12 years, I have seen the waters of the Kaveri, the Krishna and the Godavari, the most significant rivers of southern India, ...
The Barak river which flows down from Manipur to Bangladesh ... source (in Manipur) to the mouth (in Bangladesh), of which 532 km is in India.
As the nation's river minister, Nitin Gadkari has bound himself to ... At the recent AgroVision exhibition in Nagpur--India's biggest such ...
PANAJI: Two citizen forums Goa Against Coal and Our Rivers Our rights ... holds no water," Our River Our Rights convener, Ohm Stanley, said.
The Real Threat to Hinduism: The Slow Death of India's Rivers ... It wouldn't be an exaggeration to call Hinduism a river valley religion.
Malaysia had issued sand export licences to India, but has yet to confirm if ... A construction boom in India, followed by a shortage in river sand ...
Das urged the organisation to share its technical expertise for the conservation of rivers in the state during a meeting with the foundation's ...
HAWLEY, PA -- Roots Yoga, 233 Main Ave., will host a photography exhibit titled "Incredible India" from Friday, November 3 through Saturday, ...
The researchers collected 283 river water samples in 2011-2012 and ... "Major rivers in India like Cauvery and Yamuna have bacteria with high ...
India River Inter-Linking Project map. ... India" (Interlinking of Rivers and India Snatching and Selling Its Rivers), was released the same day ...


 

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