Ahead of peak summer, 153 districts severely dry: Met
While every year many parts of the country face water shortages during summers, what has worsened the situation this year is the very poor winter rainfall.
Late monsoon surge to shower relief on states at drought risk
Met officials expect rain activity in the coming days to make some dent in the ...
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The great jobs drought beyond software services
IT workers have a problem, but they are by far not the only ones among India’s 480 million-odd workforce who are staring at uncertainty.
Agriculture ministry collects details of flexi funds used for drought relief
The Centre plans to counter the petition by saying Union ministries and state govts have spent funds on drought mitigation utilising central schemes made to states.
Gene map reveals how bajra survives extreme heat, drought
The discovery published in the journal Nature Biotechnology may help develop climate adaptation strategies in other important food crops.
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Centre approves Rs 795 crore drought assistance to Karnatataka
A HLC approved the assistance from the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) in respect of Karnataka to the tune of Rs 795.54 crore, an official statement said.
Currency drought leaves mandis deserted
Transporters and labourers are not accepting cheques. Even kirana stores are unable to do business as change is not available. Purchasing power of consumers has fallen.
Cycling-Barguil happy to take time to end French Tour drought
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Severe drought looming over Kerala
From June 1 this year to September 30, Kerala received 1,352.3 mm rains against the normal rainfall of 2039.7 mm, a deficiency of 34%.
South Africa struggling to prepare a grassy pitch in drought-hit Cape Town
Locals take two-minute showers to conserve water, lawns go unwatered, swimming pools have been drained and the water table is lower than anyone can remember it.
Drought hits tea plantations in South India
KDHP, the largest tea plantation in South India, had suffered heavy loss last year after a strike by the women workers.
India tour of South Africa: Worst SA drought may lead to lack of bounce
According to a report, people have been asked not to use more than 87 litres of water each per day. Newlands has borehole-water supply but groundsman Evan Flint said that things could get tricky.
Pongal celebrated; Jallikattu ban, drought dampens spirit
However, protests over banning of bull taming sport Jallikattu dampened the festive spirit in Madurai and the drought situation in Cauvery delta districts affected the celebratory mood there.
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