Ganga river (File Photo)

Groundwater depletion drying up Ganges in summer

Kolkata :  Groundwater depletion in the Gangetic aquifers of north India is possibly causing a reduction in the base flow of the mega Himalayan river, leading to it drying up during summer, according to a study. The research, undertaken by three scientists, including Abhijit Mukherjee, Associate Professor of Geology and Geophysics at IIT-Kharagpur, demonstrated quantitatively […]