Residents of Jalna, who are reeling under severe drought, have found a way to beat the perennial water crisis.
The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has drawn flak from the CAG which said the apex planning and supervising body in handling calamity has been found to be ineffective in most of the
Tremors were felt in north India, including the national capital and adjoining satellite townships, on Wednesday afternoon, the second such occurrence in nine days.
Taking into account the rising mercury and the drought crisis in Maharashtra, the state government has made a budgetary provision of Rs 1 crore to supply water for wild animals in the forests.
Tremors were felt in north India, including the national capital and adjoining satellite townships as well in Srinagar, on Wednesday afternoon, the second such occurrence in nine days.
A parched paddy field at Puzhakkal near Thrissur.— PHOTO: K.C. Sowmish
Many places in the district are facing acute water shortage as the mercury level is soaring.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna today strongly opposed the Centre's recent notification declaring a vast stretch of land from Gaumukh to Uttarkashi on either side of the Bhagirathi river
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