User: commonscause Topic: Commons
Category: Water
Last updated: Jan 19 2019 18:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Plastic waste: Reliance Industries among global cos committing over $1.0 billion USD 19.1.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Reliance Industries is among thirty other global companies spread throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Southeast Asia, Africa, and the Middle East which has come forward to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean. Recently, an alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value […]
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Conservation success story: How gharials were bought back from the brink in Bihar’s Gandak river 17.1.2019 Scroll.in
A joint initiative between the Wildlife Trust of India and the Bihar Forest Department released captive bred gharials into the Gandak in 2014.
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Modi’s clean Ganga plan hinges on private companies tackling sewage. Will it work? 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Four years after the Narendra Modi government launched the Rs 20,000-crore Namami Gange project, Scroll.in investigates how it is progressing.
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Eyes in the sky: Satellite technology is helping Meghalaya identify land to cultivate boro rice 10.1.2019 Scroll.in
The North Eastern Space Applications Centre has tapped into a suite of geospatial technologies.
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Bangalore Apartment Federation proposes pet guidelines for apartment residents 9.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Conflicts between neighbours in apartments regarding pets have become common. Specific guidelines and knowledge of law among communities can help reduce such conflicts. Here is a first step in Bengaluru regarding this.
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A new era ushers in for lakes in Bellandur area 1.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The effort and hard work of a decade has finally paid off. The year looks promising for lakes in Bellandur area under Mahadevpura Parisara Samrakshane Mattu Abhivrudhi Samiti, with the BBMP taking over the lakes for maintenance.
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Agri Director led team inspects seeds planted under Rabi crop campaign 28.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Agri Director led team inspects seeds planted under Rabi crop campaign
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Back to their roots: Dongrias of Niyamgiri are reviving indigenous seeds to cope with climate change 24.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Adivasi community had over the years gravitated toward rice monoculture, losing numerous landrace strains in the process.
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A young Ghanian inventor is helping children go to school without risking their lives 23.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Frank Darko has designed his water cycle primarily for children who must often swim or wade across surging rivers to reach school.
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Community-led projects in Meghalaya are helping the rare mahseer thrive 11.12.2018 Scroll.in
The fish sanctuaries of the state show that conservation works best when it comes from the people.
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Vision of a New India - USD 5 Trillion Economy 11.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
VISION OF A NEW INDIA:             The Ministry of Commerce & Industry is creating an action-oriented plan which will highlight specific sector level interventions to bolster India’s march towards becoming a USD 5 trillion economy before 2025.
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Adani Benefits, Bangladesh Benefits, at the plight of Jharkhand's Adivasi farmers 8.12.2018 Sify Finance
Jharkhand government's manipulation of a law meant to protect Adivasi farmers has resulted in benefits for Adani Group.
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How seven displaced families with Rs 1,500 built Latoo, a border village in Jammu and Kashmir 3.12.2018 Scroll.in
Dislocated and displaced several times after Partition, the residents of Latoo have learned an invaluable lesson: to survive you need to be self-reliant.
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In a Telangana village, protests against an irrigation project have thwarted poll campaign plans 2.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The protest in Vemulaghat village that began in June 2016 continues today, barring parties from campaigning here for the December 7 Assembly elections.
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Drying Kharungpat affects lives of many 30.11.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Drying Kharungpat affects lives of many
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Fishing cat: Researchers are trying to shed light on the little-known felines that swim for food 27.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The first scientific effort to monitor the species is underway.
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In poll-bound Telangana, clean water is still a pipe dream in many villages despite grand projects 26.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Rs 437.91-billion Mission Bhagiratha aims to provide safe drinking water to all but is dogged by gaps in implementation, murmurs of corruption.
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UNLF releases annual statement ahead of its 54th Anniversary 24.11.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
UNLF releases annual statement ahead of its 54th Anniversary
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Illegal mining, real estate, government inaction are swallowing up North India’s ancient Aravallis 22.11.2018 Scroll.in
The mountain range is a rare green lung in Haryana, acts as a barrier to the Thar desert eating into habited areas and facilitates groundwater recharge.
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China industrial gas demand falters as heartland factories go bust 21.11.2018 Reuters: Money News
Industrial gas demand in North China is showing signs of a sharp slowdown as small manufacturers shut their doors or buy less gas, unable to cope with a drop-off in export orders and costs related to Beijing's pollution control and reform ...
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