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10 Oct 2023
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a U.S. $200 million loan for flood and riverbank erosion risk management in Assam, India, along the main channel of the Brahmaputra River. The new loan effectively extends the work of the Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program (AIFRERMIP) which has been in operation since 2010, financed by the ADB...
22 Feb 2023
Water security in India refers to the availability of adequate and clean water resources to meet the country's growing water demand, while ensuring the sustainability of the water ecosystems. This is in line with the definition of water security provided by UN Water, which is a United Nations inter-agency coordination mechanism on all freshwater-related issues...
28 Jul 2022 DELHI, India
Levels of Nonylphenol ranging from 29.1 parts per billion (ppb) to 80.5 ppb were found in 15 samples taken across the country. A safe level is considered to be 0.33 ppb.
3 Jul 2022 GUWAHATI, India
Intense monsoon rains affect north-eastern India and Bangladesh; 1.8 million people in India and 4 million people in Bangladesh displaced.
31 May 2022 KARACHI, Pakistan
India is withholding information from Pakistan on the planned hydro project on the Chenab River in violation of the provisions of the Indus River Treaty. Talks have stalled while heatwave is devastating agriculture outputs downstream.
14 May 2022 DELHI, India
The city of Delhi has embarked on a programme to protect wetlands against further encroachments and to restore wetlands where possible.
1 Apr 2022 BENGALURU, India
Analysis of satellite images and field observations reveals that that the number of glaciers in the Alaknanda river basin has increased from 98 to 116 in the past 30 years. Bigger glaciers have broken into smaller ones. Warmer winters targeted as the culprit.
30 Mar 2022 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan
Infrastructure development, data sharing data and release of (un)treated wastewater among topics discussed between India and Pakistan.
6 Mar 2022 LONDON, United Kingdom
Households in India otherwise ineligible for government sanitation subsidies can access it through a "bridge" offered by microfinance. The two forms of investment work together to bring investment funds to otherwise non-creditworthy households.
6 Mar 2022 THE HAGUE, Netherlands
The regional coastline along the Bay of Bengal is home to about 25% of the world's population. Climate-related disruption throughout the region is threatening livelihoods and state security,
10 Feb 2022 NEW DELHI, India
A new report from India's Observer Research Foundation explores the mutual benefit derived from sharing water resources and developing hydropower assets.
12 Jan 2022 NEW DELHI, India
Performance Audit Reveals Discrepancies In India’s Groundwater Management Regulations And Implementation
Groundwater extraction had increased from 58 per cent to 63 per cent between the period of 2004-2017, with a sharp decline in the number of assessment units considered safe. Violations of national groundwater extraction targets in eight states.