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Make parks and trenching grounds in every urban body 5.12.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Every urban body must have at least one park or urban forest, trenching ground and a good hall. To make the city dust free, paving blocks must be set on the side of the main road or pavements should be constructed. There should be at least 15 garbage vehicles in all the bodies. Urban […]
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City’s pollution issue discussed in Assembly 5.12.2019 The Assam Tribune
City’s pollution issue discussed in Assembly
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NGT pushes coastal states to stop marine pollution 4.12.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal directed all coastal states and Union territories on Tuesday to submit action plan to the Central Pollution Control Board to prevent sewage and industrial effluents from being discharged in sea. The green panel directed that the relevant information be furnished to the CPCB within one month from Tuesday, failing …
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Inter-department feud hits Govt Press Road hard 26.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Inter-department feud hits Govt Press Road hard
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52 teams formed for sealing illegal bore wells in Delhi: DPCC to NGT 26.11.2019 PTI: All news
52 teams formed for sealing illegal bore wells in Delhi: DPCC to NGT
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Supreme Court seeks state reports on air, water quality 26.11.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday asked all the states to explain within six weeks as to why they should not be made liable to pay compensation to persons affected by bad air quality saying it is their bounden duty to provide basic civic amenities, clean air and drinking water to citizens. The apex court …
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Paswan claims allegations on water quality 'baseless' as AAP asks him to resign 21.11.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The Union Minister also challenged the Delhi Chief Minister to serve tap water supplied by the Delhi Jal Board in all official meetings.
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Posters questioning AAP govt over incidence of diarrhea, cholera appear in Delhi 21.11.2019 The Asian Age | Home
According to BIS report released by Ram Vilas Paswan on November 16, all water samples collected from Delhi failed a quality test.
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People 'terrified' to drink water supplied in city: Manoj Tiwari to Kejriwal 20.11.2019 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
Kejriwal had earlier blamed Central ministers and BJP leaders for scaring people by saying that the water supply in Delhi was poisonous.
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Nongpoh drain widening work to start soon: MLA 19.11.2019 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Nongpoh MLA, Mayral Born Syiem on Monday inspected the site at Nongpoh town where drains and culverts would be widened in a bid to prevent floods during summer. Syiem was accompanied by officials of National Highways Authority of India and the revenue department of Ri Bhoi district. “An amount of over Rs 6 crore has been sanctioned ...
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NGT slaps Rs 280 cr fine on 22 tanneries in Kanpur 19.11.2019 National News – The Navhind Times
PTI New Delhi The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has rapped the Uttar Pradesh government for failing to check sewage discharge containing toxic chromium into Ganga at Rania and Rakhi Mandi in Kanpur and imposed a penalty of 280 crore on 22 tanneries for causing pollution. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel …
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'Slums, gaothans need clean water too' 18.11.2019 Metros | The Asian Age
Experts applaud BMC, but point out water quality is not same everywhere.
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Specific deadline for completion of water supply projects demanded 14.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Specific deadline for completion of water supply projects demanded
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Hyderabad: Technical glitch delays bids for road repair works 12.11.2019
Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation bidding for annual road maintenance has been postponed for a week due to technical reasons. Authorities claimed that unlike the regular tender process, zone wise bids were floated, which requires a specified proforma which holds one particular executive engineer accountable among the many present in the zone. A GHMC official said that earlier work was divided among several engineers in a particular circle and zone. But now the corporation has invited zone wise bids, but forgot to mention it when floating the tenders. Corrections in the proforma will be made and bids will be opened on November 15. Officials said that due to this technical reason, the tender finalisation will be extended for a week and work will start in the second week of December. (A proforma is an invoice issued before an order is placed giving all the details and the cost.)   A total of 401 stretches of road covering 709.5 km will be handed over for private maintenance, with a ...
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Walk, watch Pallikaranai birds 12.11.2019
Chennai: Chennaiities can soon enjoy watching birds of different species at close quarters at Pallikaranai marshland with eco-restoration activities going on at a fast pace there.  An entrance arch is also getting ready. Conservation Authority of Pallikaranai Marshland, which is undertaking and monitoring the restoration work, has constructed a perimeter wall along the stretch of marshland abutting Velachery main road.  The authority was constituted to monitor all activities and 690 hectares are under the control of the forest department. A forest official of Conservation Authority of Pallikaranai Marshland said work on bund formation, perimeter wall and a walkers" path has been going on in full swing for the last few months. Construction debris and unsegregated waste were removed from various parts of the marshland and desilted material was used for formation of bunds along the wall. Nearly 6,000 saplings have been planted, the official said.    The walkers" path will ...
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Pradhan woos foreign firms to invest in India’s oil, gas sector 12.11.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
Abu Dhabi/New Delhi: India on Monday wooed foreign companies to invest in its oil and gas sector as the world’s third-largest energy consumer is likely to see over USD 100 billion spending in energy infrastructure creation to meet rising demand. Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who is on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates, …
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Stir hits water supply in Jorhat 8.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Stir hits water supply in Jorhat
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Sewage killing lakes, city needs a 'drain brain' 6.11.2019
Bengaluru"s lakes, among the most polluted in the world, are only getting worse. Recent data from the Karnataka Pollution Control Board shows that water quality remains very poor, while the state government and BBMP received a rap from the National Green Tribunal for making no progress on lake rejuvenation. The trouble is that the storm water drains, which empty into the lakes, carry sewage. Also, as the BBMP has failed to appoint marshals to keep watch, garbage is dumped in the lakes, making the situation even worse, reports Aksheev Thakur On November 1, the National Green Tribunal put the Karnataka government and the BBMP on the dock for failing to improve the condition of Bellandur and Varthur lakes, two of the city's most toxic spots. The  NGT even demanded with civil imprisonment should not be ordered against the officials concerned, for failing to comply with the court's earlier orders. The BBMP had been given the task of implementing measures to rejuvenate both these lakes but ...
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Asaduddin Owaisi, MLAs inspect Old City to take stock of road widening 6.11.2019
HYDERABAD: Choked stormwater drains, pending road-widening projects and improvement of traffic junctions were among the issues raised by Majlis-e-Itte-had-ul Muslimeen president Asaduddin Owaisi with Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation commissioner Lokesh Kumar. The desilting of storm-water drains has not been carried out due to which there is stagnation of water and it is leading to bad smells and the mosquito menace. Due to this reason, health problems continue and the number of people suffering from fevers is very high. A huge stormwater drain at Balkapur is blocked as it passes through the cantonment area in Mehdipatnam. The Azfarsagar drain also creating a problem as the water is not flowing and, in fact, reversing due to which the manholes are constantly overflowing. MIM corporators, members of ward committees and members of the legislative assembly along with Asaduddin Owaisi, GHMC commissioner Lokesh Kumar, and others, inspected the areas from 6.30 am to 11 am. They went around Charminar, ...
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Hyderabad: 32 metric tonnes of scrap lifted on Day 2 6.11.2019
HYDERABAD: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has pulled out 32 metric tonnes of scrap from the state capital"s households on the second day of of the "10D Recyclothon" which the corporation launched in collaboration with a private organisation on Sunday. In a message on Twitter, municipal administration minister, K.T. Rama Rao, appreciated citizens for taking up the responsibility of removing scrap from in their environs. This drive will continue till November 12. From among the six zones, the highest amount of 7.146 metric tonnes scrap was collected from L.B. Nagar, including 1.343 mt of e-waste, 15.339 mt of old furniture, and 6.687 mt of old clothes and mattresses. Sajjad Ali, a resident of the Old City, said, "This GHMC drive has given us the chance to remove junk from our homes. We congratulated the authorities for launching the 10D Recyclothon." Essentially, the aim of the corporation is to check people from throwing their waste into nalas, drains or on the ...
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