Drought(Search results - 46)
CricketSep 10, 2019, 11:59 AM IST
Experts urge cricket authorities to introduce ‘heat rules’
The "Hit for Six" report details how cricket-playing countries such as India and Australia are already being severely impacted by extreme weather events such as droughts, heatwaves and storms that experts say are being made more common by climate change
IndiaAug 13, 2019, 8:41 PM IST
Be it drought or floods, how can India weather climate change?
From drought to floods in India, disasters, one after the other have forced us to ask ourselves the question that we have all been trying to run away from. Can the country weather climate change? Watch SimplifiedBy on MyNation to find out.
IndiaAug 11, 2019, 12:29 PM IST
Gujarat rains: 19 killed including 16 in building, wall collapses
Heavy rains lashed Gujarat leaving as many as 19 people dead. Wall and building collapses were reported in several parts of the state leaving as many as 16 people dead. Chief minister Vijay Rupani has taken stock of the situation and stated that there was no drought anywhere in the region
IndiaJul 23, 2019, 2:07 PM IST
Jharkhand officials asked to be prepared to face drought
According to reports, Jharkhand chief secretary DK Tiwari urged officials to prepare a strategy after meeting the farmers in the state, to provide them with relief materials as per their requirements.
IndiaJul 23, 2019, 10:12 AM IST
Karnataka: At a time of drought, residents pour 550 buckets of water on idol to pray for rain
At a time of drought, people of a village near Maski in Raichur district drew and poured 550 buckets of water on an idol of God to pray for rains.
Other SportsJul 21, 2019, 4:05 PM IST
Indonesia Open: PV Sindhu loses final to Akane Yamaguchi, fails to end 7-month title drought
Playing her first final of the season, PV Sindhu looked a bit anxious and failed to match the brilliance of the 22-year-old Akane Yamaguchi, whom she had beaten in the last four meetings. Sindhu settled for silver at the Indonesia Open
IndiaJul 21, 2019, 12:34 PM IST
Karnataka coalition crisis: Union minister Sadananda Gowda says state needs BJP; JDS accuses party of poaching
Union minister for chemicals and fertilisers Sadananda Gowda criticised the ruling Karnataka coalition for endorsing delaying tactics and added that it is only the BJP that can solve the burning issues of the state like drought and farmers’ deaths
IndiaJun 29, 2019, 4:57 PM IST
Here’s why Chennai, Kolkata sit on brink of disaster
As per a WWF study, Chennai and Kolkata rank first and second respectively in a list of 20 megacities facing a water crisis while financial capital Mumbai ranks 11 and national capital Delhi, 15.
IndiaJun 28, 2019, 4:13 PM IST
Bengaluru water expert gives 35 suggestions to PM Modi on how to overcome water crisis
Water is an invaluable resource. As days wear on, it is becoming more and more scanty. So Capt S Raja Rao, former secretary, environment and minor irrigation has submitted a comprehensive paper, giving as many as 35 suggestions for water management
IndiaJun 28, 2019, 12:59 PM IST
Karnataka: Govt school students skip classes to help parents fetch water in Koppal
With the northern region of Karnataka suffering from severe drought, several citizens were seen travelling miles to fetch water
IndiaJun 27, 2019, 4:30 PM IST
Bengaluru may run out of water by next year; here is why
Rampant concretisation in cities and unchecked use of groundwater have depleted the groundwater so much that the garden city of Bengaluru might soon turn into a Chennai.
IndiaJun 23, 2019, 2:48 PM IST
Tamil Nadu seeks special package of Rs 1,000 crore to address water crisis
Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam requested the Centre to release funds under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana
IndiaJun 22, 2019, 12:30 PM IST
Grama Vastavya: Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy gets 5-star treatment in drought-hit village
Karnataka chief minister Kumaraswamy has access to five-star facilities in a drought-hit village for his village-stay programme in Yadgir district
IndiaJun 18, 2019, 5:05 PM IST
Mandya farmer records last wish in selfie video before committing suicide; chief minister reacts
Farmer commits suicide after recording a selfie video, requesting the chief minister to attend his funeral and asked him to supply water to the lakes of Santhe Bachalli which is affected by drought. Here is how the chief minister Kumaraswamy reacted.
IndiaJun 16, 2019, 4:05 PM IST
Siddaramaiah answers Karnataka youth, gives details of his work in his constituency
‘You did not visit the district even when ministers from the coalition government and a drought inspection team arrived from the Centre. At least visit our district now,’ a Bagalkot youth from Karnataka questioned Siddaramaiah