Rising floods, droughts & storms may hit India's food security, public health: First official report on climate change
The report says that the Mumbai region is highly vulnerable to climate change due to sea-level rise, storm surge and extreme precipitation. The coastal city of Kolkata is also prone to flooding due to extreme rainfall activities associated with tropical cyclones.
Seed-stage deals are sprouting even in Covid drought
WaterBridge Ventures, Chiratae Ventures, SAIF Partners and Orios Venture Partners have c...
From water to aggregate supplies, 'Jal Kranti' in drought-prone Vidarbha villages
A brain child of Union minister Nitin Gadkari, 'Jal Kranti'...
Thailand's tourist drought leaves space for shy sea mammal
Drone video footage released by the department of national parks shows a 30-strong herd of dugongs on Wednesday off Libong island in Trang province. They were feeding on sea grass and occasionally surfaced to breathe.
Startup founders see VC funding drought
The report maps the sentiment prevailing in the startup ecosystem, in a survey conducted of 100 founders and senior industry leaders.
Data Drought: India behind the curve in publishing covid figures
Currently, the Union health ministry releases statistics on the total number of confirmed cases every day, including fatalities and those who have recovered. Also available on its website are a state-wise breakdown of cases.
Declare "wet drought" in Maharashtra: Aaditya Thackeray to governor
Asked about the delay in government formation in Maharashtra after the October 21 elections, Aaditya said his party has given all authority in the matter to Sena chief and his father Uddhav Thackeray. The Sena delegation included Maharashtra minister Eknath Shinde, who was earlier in the day elected the party leader in the state legislature.
Rajasthan govt declares 1,388 villages in four districts as 'Drought-affected'
As per the notification, 131 villages of Barmer district have been declared as 'severely drought-affected' and 92 villages as 'moderately drought-affected' while 632 villages of Jaisalmer district have been declared as 'severe' and 40 villages are 'moderately drought-affected'.
From drought to deluge: Monsoon begins retreat after extended stay
October 9 withdrawal marks most delayed departure; season saw many rain records being drowned.
Bihar should test more to control Covid; look at Delhi, Maharashtra, UP: Ram Vilas Paswan
"I think Bihar needs to improve on testing. The state should test more and more to get a grip on the epidemic. Look at states like Delhi, Maharashtra, UP. These states are testing much more as compared to Bihar and their situation is improving very fast," said Ram Vilas Paswan.
View: Behind JJP's move to ally with BJP, the aim is to end a 14-year long power drought for Chautalas
By supporting the BJP, JJP has taken a complete u-turn on its stand during the campaign when it vowed not to support the BJP post the results. Both Dushyant Chautala and his mother had made public statements saying they would never support the BJP.
India monsoon hits drought-hit Maharashtra: IMD
Maharashtra is the country's second biggest producer of cotton, sugar cane and soybeans, and top producer of onions and summer-sown pulses.
No drought alert yet, but centre warns of deficit rainfall
Officials, however, maintained that it was too early to predict the June-September monsoon season.
Government ready with crisis management plan for drought
The delay in its onset, which some foreign meteorologists attribute to El Nino, has made the officials alert.