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One last push to save the Yamuna

  In comparison to the Ganga about which Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti waxes eloquent, her treatment towards the Yamuna can at best be described as step-motherly. Rashme Sehgal reports......

All smiles for Water Resources Minister Harish Rawat

Union Minister Harish Rawat, who was sulking after having been denied chief ministership of Uttarakhand, on Sunday had all smiles as celebrations broke out at his residence in New Delhi over his......

Meira Kumar set to become Speaker

Meira Kumar, who has resigned as Union Minister for Water Resources, on Monday said she has been nominated as a candidate for the post of Lok Sabha Speaker by the United Progressive Alliance."Yes I......

V K Duggal named home secretary

The Uniongovernment has cleared the name of Water Resources Secretary V K Duggal for the post of Union home secretary, setting to rest speculation about who would succeed Dhirendra Singh.Singh......

Nitish takes oath as Bihar CM, Lalu's son his deputy

Nitish Kumar takes oath as the Chief Minister of Bihar during the swearing-in ceremony at Gandhi Maidan. Photograph: PTI Janata Dal-United leader Nitish Kumar took oath as Bihar chief minister on......

IITs too may hike fees, fears Joshi

Former Union human resource development minister Murli Manohar Joshi has said the 12 per cent fee hike by the Indian Institutes of Management will prompt the Indian Institutes of Technology to......

Smart cities or smart pilots?

To redevelop cities as ‘smart’, investment of at least $10 billion is required. For 100 cities, it works out to $1 trillion Cities are defined not by their infrastructure but by their......

A start-up that helps firms save electricity

GIBSS, with its partnership with international organisations, has been effective in building a strong team to be able to handle new technologies, such as geothermal cooling systems. Arun Shenoy......

An ideal mining policy & how it will impact the economy

Unlike today, in the mid-2000, mining was the sunshine sector. India was digging for minerals like there was no tomorrow, notes Sunita Narain. There is a science and an art to policymaking. In......

Monsoon: Damage control begins

Plan ready for more than 600 districts; price stabilisation on for pulses, grains A day after the India Meteorological Department lowered its monsoon forecast, the government on Wednesday swung......
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High surface run-off causes water scarcity in state during summer

Panaji: Despite having bountiful rainfall, the state experiences water scarcity during the summer months. High surface run-off due to hilly... ...
Pilot project rolled out for conserving groundwater

It is taken up under integrated water management and water security plan in Karaikal district The Central Ground Water Board, South Eastern... ...
Green revolution failed in rainfed areas, says Minister

Green revolution made the country self-sufficient in foodgrains but was not successful in the 60 per cent rainfed areas and that is why the... ...
Fate of Sheela Bhide panel uncertain

HYDERABAD: The fate of Sheela Bhide committee appointed to distribute assets and liabilities between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh now hangs in... ...
DSMM Submits Memorandum on the Special Sitting of Parliament

Thefollowingis the memorandum sent to Venkaiah Naidu,ministerfor parliamentary affairs and Rajnath Singh, minister for home, Government of India on... ...

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