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Water Issues Between Riparian States : India and Nepal

India can look forward to join hands with Nepal in harnessing the hydropower potential and after fulfilling all Nepal’s internal needs avail surplus hydropower from Nepal to meet its own power demand besides augmentation of river flows in non-monsoon period and considerable flood control benefits in monsoon season.

Water Issues Between Riparian States : India and China

China is the only neighbour, with whom India has geographically shared water resources, but there is no water sharing treaty so far. There seemed to be a great degree of timidity in this matter in the past, but it is changing now. The present government is now asserting itself as it holds national interest above everything else.

Indus Water Treaty

Indus Water Treaty is considered to be one of the most successful water-sharing endeavours in the world today. For 56 years, both India and Pakistan have been peacefully sharing the water of Indus and its tributaries, thanks to The Indus Water Treaty (IWT). But since the ratification, there have been a number of issues raised by both countries over the ethical use of the treaty and the water itself.

India’s Water Emergency

Prof. Manohar Khushalani was one of the panelists who appeared live on NDTV for a panel discussion on the water crisis faced in India. This video gives an insight into the problems faced by Indians when it comes to water as well as some expert opinions on this matter. Some of the other panelists are Raghav Chadha, VK Madhavan, Medha Patkar, Dr. Vaman Acharya, and Arunabha Ghosh.

India Gate

India Gate is located in the center of New Delhi in memorial of the British Indian Army who sacrificed their lives in World War I and Anglo-Afghan War fighting for Indian Empire. It was...

Mehrauli Archaeological Park

Mehrauli Archaeological Park which is in Delhi is one of the only places where you would find not one but many monuments of historical importance.The land which spreads over 200 acres hosts about hundred...

Lodhi Garden

Lodhi Garden is basically a city park located near the center of New Delhi. Lodi’s ruled northern India including the modern day Pakistan from 1451 – 1526. This site is now protected by Archaeological...

Humayun’s Tomb

The tomb was built on the orders of Humayun’s wife and the chief consort, Bega Begum. It was the first garden-tomb in India and is located in Nizamuddin East, Delhi. Besides the main tomb,...

Red Fort

The Red Fort is a historic fort in New Delhi and was built in 1639. It was built on the orders of the 5th Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. This fort was actually named Lalkot,...