Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology aims at establishing the likely origin and course of the mystical river
Moving to get its ambitious waterways project under way, the government has said it will augment the process of development for 36 waterways in the first phase and soon float tenders to invite bids for the project.
The Supreme Court-mandated technical team began the exercise of assessment of the ground-level situation in the Cauvery basin by embarking on a two-day visit in Karnataka on Friday.
The Karanataka government will submit a memorandum highlighting poor rainfall in the Cauvery basin and water level in all four reservoirs to the high-level Central technical team that will start its two-day inspection of the basin area in Karnataka on Friday.
“Don’t dig the well when the house is on fire,” the Supreme Court on Wednesday observed as it warned the Centre of not repeating last year’s “mistakes” in tackling the drought situation in various parts of the country this time.
Legislature’snew resolution ‘empowers’ State government
Monsoon rains, the best in three years, are set to boost rural incomes and increase private consumption to 8.3 per cent this financial year compared with 7.4 per cent in the previous year, according to credit rating agency CRISIL.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of heavy rain in the State over the next two days.
Intercropping of horticulture and floriculture crops in one field has not only enhanced profit for floriculturists but also ensured economic safety and better returns for them.
We need to find ways to recharge the Cauvery, increase inflow of water and efficiency of water use, and clean up hotspots of pollution
The southwest monsoon could start withdrawing in three or four days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday. The overall rainfall deficiency has, however, increased to 5 per cent.
As The Hindu reported in July, the IMD is planning to shift next year to a forecast system that relies on a supercomputer-led dynamical weather-modelling. Moreover, unless September gets 150% more rain than normal, it is unlikely that India will meet its forecast target of 6% surplus rains for the monsoon season. So far the all-India monsoon deficit as of August 31 was 3%.
Life on Earth is even older than we thought, Australian scientists said on Thursday as they unveiled fossils dating back a staggering 3.7 billion years.
The approval process is likely to take at least two years
The Telangana Government has made a strong pitch for reallocation of Krishna river water among the four riparian States – Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, and Andhra Pradesh.
Once again, a vigorous monsoon so vital to India’s economic fortunes has left some States in a shambles. From Assam to Karnataka, heavy rainfall in a short span of time has created paralysing floods
While there is a statistically significant decrease in the monsoon rainfall over major water surplus river basins, there is no statistically significant increase in monsoon rainfall over major water
Next year, India’s annual summer monsoon forecast may be made by a supercomputer running a dynamical model.
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Normally it feels nice to be able to say, “I told you so”. Not this time. As news came in from Gujarat on the crisis of freshwater shortage and salinity ingress faced by farmers and industries around