In a country that suffers from water scarcity all year, farmers in the villages of Narsinghpur district in Madhya Pradesh have come up with ingenious solutions for rainwater harvesting to address the issue.
The meaning of climate change is a change in global or regional climate patterns and the concept indicates it also the increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels and others thing.
At least 82 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok, officials said. Also, hundreds of people have been wounded by Sunday's quake, disaster management officials said, BBC reported.
The death toll from the torrential rains that have battered Japan reached 200, authorities said on Thursday, as search and rescue missions continue to find dozens still missing in the wake of flooding and landslides.
During the journey, through tie-ups with NGOs and schools in the five countries, he has planned beach and city clean-up initiatives and will conduct short sessions/presentations with them on the global scenario in plastic pollution and what India is doing to fight it.
At least 52 people were killed and 91 remain missing after Cyclone Ockhi struck Kerala's southern districts on November 30 last year, the state assembly was told on Monday.
According to the USGS, the tremor struck late Monday night at a depth of 35 km, with its centre about 90 km south of Porgera, in the province of Enga, reports Efe news.
The mercury on Tuesday dropped to the season's lowest here at 6.3 degrees Celsius against the average temperature of 10 degrees Celsius, according to the Met Department.
Modi arrived at the Poonthura Community hall to interact directly with the families of the fisherfolk whose near and dear ones either died or continue to remain missing, giving them a patient hearing as Union Tourism and IT Minister K.J. Alphons translated what they were saying.
Modi is expected to spend half hour in Poonthura in Thiruvananthapuram meeting the families of the affected community. He would also interact with Vijayan before leaving for Delhi.
"Delhi's air quality is getting worse. In this situation, there can be no compromise on children's health," Sisodia, also the Education Minister, said in a tweet.
Although question raised by the local people how most of the brick kilns are getting certificate of TPCB by polluting the environment every day.
An official of the Tripura Disaster Control Centre said though the water level in most of rivers in Tripura is heavily increased, they are flowing below the danger level.
According to an IMD report, last year also seven northeastern states, except Sikkim, witnessed deficient rainfall during the four-month monsoon (June-September).
The tragedy came less than two weeks after a massive 8.1-magnitude quake hit Mexico on September 7 and killed nearly 100 people.
"We pull out debris and work in a line, and when they ask you to be quiet, you remain silent. If applause is heard, we start to get the person out", a young man explained.
In this summit there were 6 youth representatives from Tripura (Pritam Choudhury, Robert Lushai, Monica Debbarma, Manusri Jamatia, Sariel T Reang and Poulami Saha).
The programme was inaugurated by the Regional Director CFLE. In his address Regional Director, CFLE, Agartala, Pawan K Kaushik explains the importance and objectives of the two international days.
“A total of 7 rescue boats were put up to displace the affected families in the relief camps and more 7 boats are being put up in reserve.”
In 2012, 793 animals died in Kaziranga due to heavy floods. Last year, a total of 503 animals were killed in the floods.
The flood has taken a serious turn under Kaliabor subdivision in Nagaon district forcing the district administration to announce closure of schools and colleges for next three days.
Visiting the camp CM Manik Sarkar ensured that all the basic facilities should be provided to the people who have taken shelter in the relief camps.
Local people alleged that flood situation created in Udaipur as drains were not cleaned in due time and water bodies filled unscientifically in the town.
DM (West) Milind Ramteke along with the SDM (Sadar) Samit Roy Chowdhury and police officials have rushed to the Dashamighat area in Battala where the water flow was witnessed to be gradually increasing.