Drought(Search results - 203)
NEWS26, Jun 2019, 12:27 PM IST
Karnataka to release 40.43 TMC water to Tamil Nadu: Cauvery Water Management Authority
Several parts of Tamil Nadu are grappling with acute water shortage. The Centre had, last month, issued a drought advisory to the state in the backdrop of depleting water levels in its reservoirs.
NEWS20, Jun 2019, 3:49 PM IST
Karnataka government projects revival of rural water bodies; will it deliver?
Jalamrutha, a community-driven project is aimed at making Karnataka water secure by 2020. About three-quarters of the estimated 39,000 traditional ponds and tanks that existed two decades ago across Karnataka have either dried up, been encroached upon or have been turned into sewage dumps. This has led to an alarming fall in groundwater levels
NEWS5, Apr 2019, 12:34 PM IST
HD Kumaraswamy's visit to all drought-hit districts failed, RTI report reveals
With districts such as Chitradurga and Yadgiri facing severe water shortage, state chief minister had failed to visit such areas and provide alternatives for the people
NEWS10, Mar 2019, 12:14 PM IST
Kumaraswamy requests Prime Minister Narendra Modi for release of funds to drought-hit farmers
HD Kumaraswamy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and informed that the state is facing a drought during this year's summer as well
NEWS22, Feb 2019, 9:53 AM IST
Harsh summer: Bannerghatta Biological Park officials concerned over water scarcity
With the drought in the last few years and borewells running dry across Bengaluru, Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) officials expressed concerns over regular supply of water to animals. The officials say that the park has to supply 3 lakh litre of water and hence have decided to pump up three additional borewells to supply water to over 2,000 animals, birds and reptiles
NEWS25, Jan 2019, 3:24 PM IST
Karnataka ministers tour drought-hit districts ahead of Lok Sabha election
"The ministers have been authorised to take suitable action to provide relief to the people, including farmers and the landless due to crop loss," said the former Congress chief minister Siddaramaiah.
Karnataka1, Oct 2018, 7:06 PM IST
Karnataka: 45 taluks in state flood-hit: Here are the complete details
People of 45 taluks, declared as flood-hit areas, will get additional window to repay their loans availed from nationalised and scheduled banks. RBI has a rule to provide extra duration to repay the loan in times of flood, drought or any other natural disaster situations.