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The deep water crisis

Hard-working rig-operators are providing a real response to a very real demand from farmers, but with grave consequences for groundwater sup »

Are we ready for ‘peak water’ and smaller harvests?

Wells are drying up and underwater tables falling so fast in the Middle East and parts of India, China and the U.S. that food supplies a...»

Punjab’s new agro policy will be a drain on hope

Groundwater meets three quarters of the State's farming needs »

Groundwater is gold

No individual borewell should be permitted to be drilled and only common use of groundwater under metered and tariff conditions should be en »

Handling groundwater

With the Groundwater Act passed, the BWSSB must map sub-aquifers in Bangalore, understand their recharge characteristics and draw up a plan »


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As a prudent measure, banks have been making provision for wage hike for last few years.

Bank employees set to get 15% pay hike

Around 10 lakh employees of 43 banks, including public sector banks, will get a 15 per cent hike in salaries, with the Indian Ba... »