More than 10,000 villages in 17 districts of Rajasthan have been declared scarcity-hit on the basis of the assessment of their kharif crops.
A 56-year-old farmer hanged himself to a tree at his field in Tehare village of the district, owing to indebtedness and crop failure as a result of water scarcity, police said today.
Gujarat government said that 939 villages of the state were facing water scarcity whereas 2,979 villages were partially affected.
Child Right groups in Goa are irked
over the living conditions of juveniles in the state-run
remand home, where they are allegedly deprived of enough food
Newborn babies with low levels of Vitamin D face the risk of schizophrenia later in life.
Maharashtra Government has released
Rs 41 crore to tide over water shortage in the state.
With intensification of the prolonged dry spell, acute drinking water scarcity has gripped this capital town with water selling for Rs 20 a bucket.
Drought and now floods -- hitting
India`s food production in a span of just about three months.
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