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Poor Man’s Food In New Avatar: Marathwada's Drought Food Is Now Trending As Superfood

Poor Man’s Food In New Avatar: Marathwada's Drought Food Is Now Trending As Superfood

The poor man’s food from the drought-hit belt of Marathwada is in the spotlight owing to its new status as superfood. While the elite love it for its health benefits, the poor need it to survive.

26 April 2022
UN: Climate Change To Uproot Millions, Especially In Asia

UN: Climate Change To Uproot Millions, Especially In Asia

According to the recently released IPCC report, 143 million people are likely to be uprooted over the next 30 years due to increasing temperatures, droughts...

02 March 2022

Nagaland declared moderate drought hit state

It also considered the distress situation that had developed in almost the entire farming area affected by these conditions through field verification, the...

Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Linking Climate Change With Int’l Peace, Security

Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Linking Climate Change With Int’l Peace, Security

Russia’s UN resolution rejected on Monday, would have been the first devoted to climate-related security danger as an issue of its own.

14 December 2021

Afghanistan: Can The Taliban Avert A Food Crisis Without Foreign Aid?

The UN's World Food Program has warned that half of Afghanistan's population is facing an acute hunger crisis, with millions forced to choose between...

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17 September 2021
Rained Out And Dried Out In Odisha

Rained Out And Dried Out In Odisha

Odisha’s farming takes a hit under a spell of extreme weather as drought and heavy rain keep farmers away from their fields


03 August 2021
Massive Wildfire Ravages Hawaii's Big Island

Massive Wildfire Ravages Hawaii's Big Island

Fires in Hawaii are unlike many of those burning in the US Western. They tend to break out in large grasslands on the dry sides of the islands and are...


11 June 2021
To Make Tea, Add Water

To Make Tea, Add Water

A prolonged dry spell has hit the major tea-producing region of India


11 February 2021
Green to Evergreen Revolution The Battleground Of Agriculture

Green to Evergreen Revolution The Battleground Of Agriculture

Three key farm laws have dramatically unleashed new battle-lines across the country. But the problems afflicting Indian agriculture remain basic: lack of...


08 January 2020
Snipers To Cull Up To 10,000 Camels In Drought-Stricken Australia

Snipers To Cull Up To 10,000 Camels In Drought-Stricken Australia

It comes after Australia experienced its hottest and driest year on record in 2019, with the severe drought causing some towns to run out of water and fuelling...


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15 September 2019
Malnourishment Has Risen By 45% In The last Seven Years

Malnourishment Has Risen By 45% In The last Seven Years

Climate change will increase the frequency, duration and severity of droughts in many parts of the world, including India, hampering agriculture and pushing...


04 September 2019
Cauvery Calling: A Daring Venture That Must Be Allowed To Succeed

Cauvery Calling: A Daring Venture That Must Be Allowed To Succeed

Cauvery Calling, an initiative taken by the Isha foundation, is a powerful reminder of how it can be used to improve peoples’ lives.


26 July 2019
Why Our Water Makes Us Cry?

Why Our Water Makes Us Cry?

Acute shortages, increased demand, huge damages due to annual floods and droughts, and extreme contamination define the looming water scarcity


26 July 2019
Hit By Worst Water Crisis, Why India May Die A Thirsty Death

Hit By Worst Water Crisis, Why India May Die A Thirsty Death

The red light has been blinking and now the government has acknowledged that India is facing the worst water crisis in its history with about 60 crore people...


14 June 2019
All Is Not Well

All Is Not Well

People struggle for a pail of water in drought-hit areas of Vidarbha, Marathwada and Khandesh. A sluggish monsoon portends more trouble.


14 June 2019
All Is Not Well

All Is Not Well

People struggle for a pail of water in drought-hit areas of Vidarbha, Marathwada and Khandesh. A sluggish monsoon portends more trouble.


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14 June 2019
All Is Not Well

All Is Not Well

People struggle for a pail of water in drought-hit areas of Vidarbha, Marathwada and Khandesh. A sluggish monsoon portends more trouble.


31 May 2019
Tankful Of Woes: Prayer For Rains Exposes Tamil Nadu's Inability To Harvest Water

Tankful Of Woes: Prayer For Rains Exposes Tamil Nadu's Inability To Harvest Water

With reservoirs running dry, Tamil Nadu's water restoration system has struck a controversial note even as the government issues diktat on how the rain god...



10 May 2019
River, River Everywhere But Not Much To Drink In 'Wet' Kerala!

River, River Everywhere But Not Much To Drink In 'Wet' Kerala!

Kerala's groundwater has fallen by 50 centimetres in 60 per cent of the aquifiers and is increasing. Intense heat and freak climate patterns are playing havoc...


13 May 2019
At The Mercy Of Rain God, Chitradurga On Lifeline Again

At The Mercy Of Rain God, Chitradurga On Lifeline Again

Karnataka's peculiar weather pattern has left Chitradurga thirsty for water. Years of failed rains have taken their toll on this district declared drought-hit...


09 December 2019
Drought Of Ideas

Drought Of Ideas

Congress-NCP ‘stars’ aren’t making a big mark in Maharashtra.


23 November 2018
Growing Demand For Water Causes Rise In Conflicts Between Regions In Maharashtra

Growing Demand For Water Causes Rise In Conflicts Between Regions In Maharashtra

Maharashtra received inadequate rainfall this monsoon and the government recently declared drought in 151 out of the 353 talukas in the state.


01 November 2018
Nine Districts Of Odisha Declared Drought-Hit

Nine Districts Of Odisha Declared Drought-Hit

Farmers have suffered crop loss of 33 per cent and above due to moisture stress in the districts, said a statement from the Special Relief Commissioner's...


16 October 2018
Bihar Government Declares 206 Blocks Of 23 Districts As Drought-Hit

Bihar Government Declares 206 Blocks Of 23 Districts As Drought-Hit

The decision of declaring different blocks as drought hit was taken after due consideration of parameters set-up by different departments of the state...


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