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Indian rivers drying up


With decreasing discharges into the sea, India’s rivers are dying. Reduced outflows have led to untold damage to the fragile ecology and biodiversity of the Indian river systems.

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DC impact: MLAs take up cause of rivers, ban on pesticides in Kerala

Green Brigade MLAs in UDF on Saturday sought a ban on pesticides polluting the rivers in Kerala in the wake of the shocking report of Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON). The

Flood alert sounded as rivers overflow


Incessant rain lashed parts of North India on Sunday where many rivers were running above the danger mark. The capital Delhi recorded received 0.8 mm of rain.

During the past two days, incessant rain

Do not permit industries if norms not obeyed: HC to Maha govt

The Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) not to permit manufacturing units within 750 metres of a river from September 1 if existing facilities are not mai

Climate change to affect rivers

“The Godavari, Krishna and Cauvery rivers have experienced dramatic changes in flow due to the construction of dams, anthropogenic contamination and other activities, National Geophysical Research Ins

A dream come true for Prakruthi Gramam


A weekend getaway for many in the city, the Prakruthi Gramam at Ezhattumugham has little to offer but a restaurant.

Soon, however, it could be transformed with cottages and bamboo huts on the banks

SC directs Centre to implement interlinking of rivers project


The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to implement the ambitious interlinking of rivers project in a time-bound manner and appointed a high-powered committee for its planning and implemen

Flood extensively damages crops in Haryana, Punjab

Freshly sown paddy crop in thousands of acres of fertile agricultural land has been destroyed in nearly four days of flood fury in some districts of Haryana and Punjab - the states that are the bigges

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