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West Madhya Pradesh, parts of Maharashtra, coastal parts of Gujarat and Konkan and Goa received good showers on Wednesday. According to the latest we...

Delhi staring at a large rain deficit in July

Delhi has almost been dry this Monsoon season with 40% percent of rain deficit being observed in June. The month of July looks even worse as the defi...

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Strike in Kerala against SC verdict on Mullaperiyar dam

May 8, 2014

A dawn-to-dusk hartal had been called by the Mullaperiyar Protection Council against the Supreme Court verdict on Mullaperiyar dam on Thursday. Media reports suggest that the hartal has not gone down well with the other districts which are witnessing unusual period of pre-monsoon rain for the last couple of days. In its order on...

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Water crisis looms large as summer heat worsens

May 1, 2014
Water crisis in India

Amidst the political hullabaloo, there is one thing that is missing government attention .i.e. water crisis being reported from different parts of the country. From Imphal in Manipur to Bangalore in South India and from Kendrapara in Odisha to Panvel in Maharashtra all the cities have been feeling the heat due to lack of water...

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Relevance of delivery drones in Indian weather conditions

December 5, 2013

Delivery drones are the latest buzz in the rapidly advancing world of technology. With Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos trying to get his way in to the future of shopping; you might receive your order within 30 minutes. Amazon finally unveils its Prime Air, a service that promises to deliver your small packages via autonomous...

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Ganesh Chaturthi and the environment

September 14, 2013
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Festival season has begun in India and Mumbaikars are at their peak of frenzy, rejoicing and celebrating the action packed days of Ganesh Chaturthi. With more than 10,000 pandals and over 1,75,000 Ganesh idols being set up in the city (including idols in homes), environmentalists and environment lovers are stressing out! The environmental impact...

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Water crisis deepens in Karnataka

January 23, 2013
Water crisis deepens in Karnataka

Drought conditions in Karnataka have left the water level in irrigation dams at the lowest, fueling fear of the worst water crisis in Karnataka in the last five years. State administration claims that 7500 villages are gripped in water shortage and another 15000 villages could be affected in the coming summer. State municipal administration...

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Indian Water crisis: Hyderabad may run dry in 3 years

December 19, 2012

It was poised as India’s Silicon Valley city with swanky offices of multinationals donning the skyline of the city. However a revelation by the scientists at the premier National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) have shook the city authorities with an impact more than an earthquake.  As per the scientists the ground water declining in...

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Float Festival in India: Water crisis in India hits Hindu festival

December 19, 2012

Water crisis has raised an alarm and made the local authorities take notice of the drying Vaigai river in Madurai. It’s not a new phenomenon that Vaigai dries up, however this year the officials from Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR and CE) Department and Public Works Department  actually have to buckle up and...

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Water Policy in India: Maharashtra Government charts new water allocation policy

December 19, 2012

After the Haryana, it’s now Maharashtra’s turn to sit up and take notice of the depleting water table in the state. Last year’s rain deficit had already created a panic situation among the farmers of the state. As per new water policy brought in by Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA) there will be...

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Pirates of the Indian Ocean obstruct weather data collection

November 21, 2012

New Delhi, The problem of piracy in the Indian Ocean is hampering the collection of accurate water surface temperatures by international weather forecasting agencies that indirectly affect India's long-range forecasts. India depends upon global agencies for the prediction of El Nino and the Indian Ocean Diapole (IOD) phenomena, both of which went wrong this...

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