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Indian films on environment

Indian films on environment

April 3, 2020

From scarcity of water to the crippling challenge of deforestation, many Indian films have dealt with the subject over years in their own creative manner. Here are some of the Indian films that reiterate the damage caused by humanity to the environment. Bhoomi Geetha (1997) Many ...

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Water contamination a rising threat to healthcare

Water contamination a rising threat to healthcare

July 17, 2019

While the news of water scarcity in the Indian states has been a major reason of concern, another grave issue to be paid attention to is the increasing contamination of groundwater which in turn has serious health impacts.

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Major cities to run out of ground water by 2020, says NITI Aayog report

Major cities to run out of ground water by 2020, says NITI Aayog report

June 25, 2018

Major cities, including Delhi, Bangalore, and Hyderabad, are expected to reach zero groundwater levels by 2020, affecting millions. The Niti Aayog report says that the water scarcity will lead to an eventual 6 pc loss in India’s GDP. India is placed at 120th among 122 countries...

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Happy monsoon

Happy monsoon

April 14, 2016

After two consecutive years of swampy rainfall in India, monsoon 2016 is predicted to be good as the country will likely receive 106 pc rainfall. Amidst drought and serious drinking water problems in many regions of India, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that this...

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