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A warning on water through film 16.12.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
On a trip to Munich, seeing the idyllic Isar flow by gently through the town, director G.S. Bhavani was inexplicably reminded of the sewage-filled Vrishabhavathi. “In Kannada books of the past, I had ...
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Six suspected arsenicosis cases found at Nalbari village 29.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Six suspected arsenicosis cases found at Nalbari village
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New ‘gas standards’ in the works to fight pollution 27.11.2017 Hindu: National
The government is looking to prepare a unified testing methodology to ensure that all agencies that map air pollution use accurate instruments. The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)...
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Climate change adaptation in Brahmaputra river basin discussed 17.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
Climate change adaptation in Brahmaputra river basin discussed
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29.12 lakh people in State at risk of arsenic poisoning 12.11.2017 The Assam Tribune
29.12 lakh people in State at risk of arsenic poisoning
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Cabinet nod to improve monitoring of rural drinking water programme 10.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Union Cabinet on Friday gave its approval to continuation and restructuring of National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) to make it "outcome-based, competitive and better monitored" with Rs 23,050 crore outlay for the next three years.
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Cabinet approves continuation and Restructuring of National Rural Drinking Water Programme 10.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has accorded its approval for continuation and restructuring of National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) to make it outcome-based, competitive and better monitored with increased focus on sustainability (functionality) of schemes to ensure good quality service delivery to the rural population.
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80pc of ready-to-eat baby food products contain harmful chemicals 29.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
London [U.K.], October 29 : Parents-to-be, take note! You may have to avoid some cereals and other ready-to-eat food products for your baby, as they may contain dangerous chemicals.
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Are you harming your toddler with baby foods? 28.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 28 : Here's a word of caution for new parents. You may have to avoid sprouts vegetable soup, some cereals and other ready-to-eat food products for your baby, as, according to a recent study, they may contain dangerous chemicals.
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80pc of baby food contains dangerous chemicals 26.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
London [UK], October 26 : A new study found that a large amount of baby food products contain dangerous chemicals.
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Rajasthan gets first heavy metal testing lab 16.10.2017 DNA: Mumbai
From now onwards, the presence of heavy metals and pesticides in fruits, vegetables, cereals and other food items can be detected in government testing lab in the city. For this purpose, central public health laboratory at mini health directorate has been upgraded. Medical and health minister Kalicharan Saraf inaugurated the state-of-the-art testing equipment at the central public health laboratory on Sunday. According to officials, this is the first such public lab in northern India. The lab has been upgraded with the establishment of advanced testing equipment at a cost of around Rs 7 crore. “ With this Rajasthan has joined the selected state like Gujarat, Karnataka, and Maharashtra where the presence of heavy metals and pesticides in fruits, vegetables, and other food items can be tested at government testing lab,” Kalicharan Saraf said. To operate these machines staff is being provided training and process have been initiated to fill vacant posts of technicians in the central testing lab,” he ...
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Orientation programme on safe water, health inaugurated 13.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Orientation programme on safe water, health inaugurated
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Activists seeks white paper on water projects 25.9.2017 Hindu: News
The Chickballapur District Permanent Irrigation Struggle Committee has sought a white paper on availability of water from various projects.“The State government should form a joint fact finding commi...
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Southern Copper says it is considering bid for Michiquillay project 20.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
PERU-COPPER/ (UPDATE 1, INTERVIEW):UPDATE 1-Southern Copper says it is considering bid for Michiquillay project
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Street play spreads awareness on e-waste at Forum Mall 19.9.2017 Citizen Matters
E-waste is going to be the biggest waste nightmare Bengaluru will see, in a few years. This is what Saahas has been doing to spread awareness on it. ...
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China's Dalian Exchange adjusts high-grade iron ore delivery standard 13.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
CHINA-IRONORE/ (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1-China's Dalian Exchange adjusts high-grade iron ore delivery standard
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No arsenic in Brahmaputra near Guwahati, lead content below danger level: Himanta 7.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
No arsenic in Brahmaputra near Guwahati, lead content below danger level: Himanta
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Hussainsagar turns into toxic broth 31.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Ganesh immersion: balancing sentiment and ecology on a tightrope
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Manganese in underground drinking water may be harmful 27.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 27 : Beware! A study has recently revealed that underground drinking water in parts of the U.S., Bangladesh, Cambodia, China may not be as safe as previously thought due to high level of manganese, especially at shallow depths, according to a study.
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50 mln people at risk of arsenic poisoning in Pakistan:study 24.8.2017 DNA: Health
It said that using a new data set of nearly 1200 groundwater quality samples throughout Pakistan, the researchers created state-of-the-art hazard and risk maps of arsenic-contaminated groundwater.
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