World | Reuters | Friday December 19, 2014
Global warming could cause an 18 percent drop in world food production by 2050, but investments in irrigation and infrastructure, and moving food output to different regions, could reduce the loss, a study published on Thursday said.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday December 12, 2014
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has given the go-ahead for an investigation by the Anti-Corruption Bureau against the state's former Deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and other top leaders of his party the Nationalist Congress Party or NC...
India | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday November 20, 2014
In 2000, Rampal Dass, a junior engineer in the Haryana irrigation department was sacked. He now heads a dera or cult worth Rs 100 crores and goes by the name of Sarguru Rampal Ji Maharaj.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday November 20, 2014
Rampal Das, now known as Jagatguru Rampal Ji Maharaj to his supporters and self-styled Godman Rampal in many headlines across the country, was a junior engineer in the Haryana irrigation department till 2000.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 13, 2014
Tamil Nadu on Wednesday urged the Centre to advise Karnataka not to take up any irrigation, hydro power projects, including the proposed Mekedatu drinking water project in Cauvery basin as it violates the final orders of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tr...
Tuesday November 11, 2014
The Nifty opened marginally higher on Tuesday as indicated by futures trade on Singapore Stock Exchange. Foreign investors continued to remain net buyers of Indian equities on Monday as they have bought shares worth Rs 355 crore in cash market. Howev...
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 26, 2014
Amid a raging row between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on sharing of electricity, the AP government today petitioned Governor ESL Narasimhan on the issue.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 11, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will visit Chhattisgarh and Odisha next week to discuss issues related to multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project with his counterparts in the two states.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 26, 2014
Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav today directed officials to visit flood and drought hit areas and stay overnight to redress grievances of the people.
India | Saurabh Gupta | Saturday August 23, 2014
The Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau has sought state government's permission to conduct an open enquiry against Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state NCP Chief Sunil Tatkare following a complaint by an activist who has alleged corruption in 1...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
The Maharashtra police's Anti-Corruption Bureau has sought permission from the state government to conduct an open inquiry against Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and state NCP chief Sunil Tatkare following a complaint by an activist who has alleged...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 15, 2014
Water from the Lower Bhavani reservoir has been released today by the District administration for irrigation purposes.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 10, 2014
The sluice gates of the Mettur Reservoir were today thrown open for delta irrigation even as a flood alert was sounded with the water level touching 110 feet against the dam's maximum of 120 feet.
South | Written by Uma Sudhir | Friday August 1, 2014
After NDTV's report that 101 farmers had killed themselves in Telangana in the last two months, the K Chandrashekar Rao government says not just bad rains are to blame. They say they have inherited the legacy of political neglect that allowed massive...
India | Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Tuesday July 29, 2014
The PM today asked agri scientists to work towards increasing crop productivity with a focus on improved irrigation methods. His mantra, "per drop, more crop."
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 29, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today released a white paper on the irrigation sector to highlight the "follies" of the erstwhile Congress government.
India | Alok Pandey | Friday July 18, 2014
Even 22 out of the Bihar's 40 districts have had less than normal rainfall, the state decades old irrigation projects are yet to be completed.
Tuesday July 15, 2014
Private investor Mankekar is among the respected stock pickers in India, traders say.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 14, 2014
Parliament today passed a bill on setting up of the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project in Andhra Pradesh, with government assuring all possible steps for rehabilitation and resettlement of the affected people.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
The Budget's proposals to boost irrigation, agri-research and food processing have been received well by the industry.