Lessons in dealing with floods
Tipaimukh Dam in Manipur driving a wedge?
Imphal, Manipur's capital, came to a grinding halt on August 28, with a strike being called. Imphal's people are habituated to bandhs, and most …
In Srinagar's footsteps?
Unplanned urbanisation is killing lakes that have saved Raipur from floods for over 1,000 years
SC order likely to stall only proposed hydel projects in Uttarakhand
What happens to those that are under construction or have already obtained green clearances?
Flood warning: lost in translation?
Despite having a history of floods, state did not have a disaster management system in place
Thorthormi lake: Bhutan's impending climate disaster
Mission to reduce chances of glacial lake's outburst fails to achieve target
Uttarakhand disaster was result of extreme rains and haphazard development: report
National Institute of Disaster Management suggests guidelines and action plans for development activities after compilation of comprehensive data
Murdering the Mekong river
The Lao and Thai governments plan to build mainstream dams and irrigation take offs on the river. This will convert this mighty waterway into …
US approves water bill
Zambezi action plan draws flak
Centre and state join hands to clean the Yamuna
A Special Purpose Vehicle has been created to enable officials to clean the river on the lines of the Sabarmati riverfront model
Typhoon Wipha heads to Fukushima
Once-in-a-decade event poses a huge flood potential, say meteorologists
Floods affect over 60,000 in Assam
Rains swell rivers in Assam beyond danger level; roads, houses submerged
What really happened in Uttarakhand
Latest theory suggests combination of rain and landslides caused the disaster
Rehabilitation of Uttarakhand disaster-affected top priority for new chief minister
People displaced by floods and landslides last summer spent harsh winter months in makeshift tents
Flood alert in Gujarat
Dam-induced floods feared in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Kheda districts
Why Hirakud dam failed to check flood
The river has strayed from its flood control route
Dams induce severe floods
They were built for flood protection by attenuating rivers’ flow
Do Bihar migrants have the choice to not go back to cities?
North Bihar’s unique geo-physical settings and hydro-meteorology make it one of the most vulnerable regions to environmental forces to&…
Why floods despite dams
Himalayan states also face risk of glacial lake outburst floods
The region is surrounded by 8000 glacial lakes, 200 of them potentially dangerous