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Court asks govt to provide safe drinking water 17.10.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The High Court of Meghalaya has asked the government to provide safe drinking water to citizens. Hearing a PIL on supply of safe drinking water, the division bench comprising Chief Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice SR Sen on Tuesday asked the chairman of the expert committee constituted by the state government on the […]
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Condemned 15.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Condemned
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Tributes paid to environment scientist 14.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Tributes paid to environment scientist
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Fish deaths at Deepor Beel 8.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Fish deaths at Deepor Beel
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PIL seeks water, toilets for on-duty city traffic cops 5.10.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
It claimed further that there were no records pertaining to health and medical fitness standards of Delhi police and Delhi traffic police.
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Microplastics in freshwater insects raise global fears about plastic pollution 28.9.2018 Life | The Asian Age
While eight to 12 million tonnes of plastic enters oceans each year, four million tonnes of it passes along rivers.
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Mumbai: Dam to be built on Dahisar river 26.9.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The forest department and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) have approved a plan to build
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Sterlite plant in Tuticorin will not be re-opened: Tamil Nadu govt 22.9.2018 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
Jayakumar said a decision to seal the plant was taken 'in line with the sentiments of the people of Tuticorin.'
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CM launches Swachhta Hi Seva campaign 17.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
CM launches Swachhta Hi Seva campaign
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Plastic bottle waste returns to haunt Tura 13.9.2018 The Shillong Times
TURA: Three weeks of prohibition on the sale of water in plastic bottles witnessed a drastic drop in waste pollution in the town, particularly the streams and rivers, but the return of its sale has once again brought back the waste menace. Since the beginning of the week, used plastic bottles have begun to be […]
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Vague, unscientific: Tamil Nadu rejects Centre's Tuticorin groundwater report 9.9.2018 India News | Get Live Updates Of UP Polls, 2017 And Other Breaking News And Analysis On Politics And Current Affairs From India
The main opposition DMK also lashed out at the report, saying it 'angered' the people of the state.
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Plastic pile-up 9.9.2018 Panorama – The Navhind Times
What was life like before plastic was invented and how did it become so much a part of our lives? Little by little, ever since it was invented, this man-made ‘wonder’ has found its way into most of the things around us. We look back at the pre-plastic era and draws up a timeline of ...
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Toxic metals tied to increased heart disease risk 6.9.2018 Life | The Asian Age
Findings reinforce fact that environmental exposures are equally important for cardiovascular risk, and should not be ignored.
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Ilmi inaugurates 28 JanaJal water ATMs in NDMC area of Connaught Place 4.9.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, BJP leader Shazia Ilmi on Tuesday inaugurated 28 JanaJal water ATMs in NDMC area of Connaught Place in Delhi.JanaJal, a water services company, has collaborated with NDMC to install 75 Water ATMs in the heart of the capital. Out of 75 ATMs, 28 were installed under phase 1 of the project. Ms Ilmi, who […]
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Afforestation of marginal lands in Rajasthan, Gujarat will help reduce dust pollution in Delhi: TERI 27.8.2018 PTI: All news
Afforestation of marginal lands in Rajasthan, Gujarat will help reduce dust pollution in Delhi: TERI
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Submit action plan on e-waste within 3 months: National Green Tribunal 23.8.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Scientific disposal of e-waste is an important factor for protecting the environment, says panel.
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Mumbai’s waste segregation up by 12 per cent since 2017: BMC report 21.8.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: More solid waste is being segregated in the city compared to last year, according to the Brihanmumbai
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Torrent Pharmaceuticals recalls 14 lots of Valsartan in US 20.8.2018 DNA: Opinion
Ahmedabad-headquartered Torrent Pharmaceuticals, among the best performing pharma stocks, is voluntarily recalling 14 lots of high blood pressure medicine Valsartan in the US. The reason for the recall had been stated as an impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), detected in the active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). NDMA is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and has been classified as a probable human carcinogen by International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). According to the website of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Torrent is voluntarily recalling Valsartan/Amlodipine/HCTZ tablets to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in an API manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals. However, the company has not received any reports of adverse events to this recall, it said. Valsartan is used for the treatment of heart failure. In combination with amlodipine plus ...
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289 water samples failed lab test in July: AMC 14.8.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Water sample collected by the health department of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) failed laboratory test in July, officials said on Monday. Around 3,686 water samples were collected in July, out of which 289 samples failed bacteriological test. Incidentally, July saw the highest number of water samples fail bacteriological test this year so far.  “We regularly collect samples of water from the pockets where cases of water-borne diseases are being reported repeatedly,” said Dr Bhavin Solanki, in-charge medical officer of health, AMC. “Some of the pockets of Behrampura, Gomtipur and Damilimda have more water borne cases compared to other pockets. These areas have water contamination issue due to age-old drainage system. In some places, people use motors to get water which also results in water contamination.” According to the official, south zone is most affected in terms of reporting cases of water-borne diseases. Danilimda and Behrampura are in the south zone. Moreover, maximum water samples ...
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After girl's death 20 more students of BMC school ill 12.8.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Parents alleged that the kid's health deteriorated after consuming tablets.
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