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Key Himalayan rivers could witness the reduced flow due to global warming: UN Chief

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that key Himalayan rivers such as the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra, which are all vital to India, may witness reduced flows as glaciers and ice sheets recede owing to global warming in the coming d...

NGT asked the Gujarat govt to allocate Rs 2100 cr to curb river pollution

The NGT has instructed the Gujarat government to set aside Rs 2,100 crore in a separate ring-fenced account for capacity building or the establishment of new sewage treatment facilities, wherever necessary, to cope with the state's rising untreated s...

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Modhera Solar Village is located in the Mehsana district of Gujarat, India. It is known for its innovative use of solar power for various applications such as irrigation, cooking, and lighting. The village has been transformed into a model solar-powered village, utilizing a mix of off-grid and on-grid solar systems. The village is also a popular tourist destination, with the Modhera Sun Temple, an 11th-century Hindu temple, being one of the main attractions. Overall, the Modhera Solar Village serves as an important example of how renewable energy can be harnessed to transform rural communities and reduce reliance on fossil fuels.

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Rapid urbanization and growing urban affluence has slowly and steadily broughtforth profound environmental consequences, causing threat to environmental ecosystem as well as global sustainability. The environmental consequences are distinctly visible in rapidly growing Indian cities and urban agglomerations: excessive air pollution, deforestation, worsening water quality, increased carbon footprint owing to fossil fuel-based energy use, problems of waste disposal - are some of the pressing ones.