Agriculture crisis one of country’s biggest problems: Nitin Gadkari
Nitin Gadkari said the government was focussed on diversification of agriculture into energy and power, and industry must also invest in rural and agricultural sectors to create employment and diversify wealth generation. He said pollution of the air and water, and India’s crude oil import bill, and agricultural crisis were the country’s three major problems today.
India’s malaria crisis has a drone solution
Water-borne diseases appear to be a quintessential problem in the country. A simple solution lies...
Why Modi's water policy is a timely intervention
If the Jal Jeevan Mission succeeds, water will be the Modi administration’s true revolution.
Water crisis: CBSE makes mandatory for schools to become water efficient in next 3 years
After a recent report by NITI Aayog which shows Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad running out of groundwater by next year, the Central Board of Secondary Education has instructed schools to adopt a policy of water management.
World’s most expensive bank cuts back on water to trim costs
Restricting the amount of drinking water shows how lender has managed to pare expenses & boost efficiency.
Urban water crisis in Bengaluru, Mumbai worsening: Study
The residents of the IT city having the lowest water availability across the surveyed cities, after Karachi.
PM Modi's I-Day speech thought provoking, extremely courageous: Shatrughan Sinha
Contrary to his party's stand, Sinha had also welcomed the passage of Triple Talaq Bill by both houses of the Parliament and had termed it a milestone.
Can a single tribunal resolve water disputes between states?
With growing water scarcity, fights over rivers will only get uglier between states.
Water crisis? India won’t be at sea
India's potential game-changer draws on Israel that is already using desalinated water for wide use.
Chennai-based IoT water management start-up WeGot receives $2 million in seed funding
This capital infusion will be used predominantly to strengthen its IoT enabled product portfolio, scale its presence in India.
View: Can India fashion a policy to weather the existential crisis it faces?
Even if India meets 40% of its power needs with renewables by 2030, our emissions will not reduce.
India’s water crisis is man-made
While climate change certainly played a role, however, Chennai’s is largely a man-made disaster.
ET View: A looming water crisis
India has to change the cropping pattern, to channel water guzzling crops away from relatively arid regions to the Indo-Gangetic plains.
Chennai water crisis: Triplicane area shuts down
Water crisis further intensified in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai. Guest-houses in Chennai’s Triplicane area have temporarily suspended operations du...
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