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Residents protest after sewage mixes with drinking water 28.7.2015 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
Several hundred residents of Thiru-vi-ka Nagar held up traffic on busy Perambur High Road on Monday morning for more than 30 minutes demanding a solution to the problem of sewage seeping into drinking water pipelines. They dispersed after Metrowater officials promised to clean the pipelines and supply clean water in four ...
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UGD to improve corpns account by 405 crore 27.7.2015 TOI: Cities
The coffers of the city municipal corporation will soon get fatter by 405 crore by way of deposits collected from more than two lakh households for providing underground drainage (UGD) connections, apart from the 149 crore it will receive annually through the UGD fee levied on ...
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Institutes propose, BMC dithers over the river’s sewage solution 25.7.2015 TOI: Mumbai
Institutes propose, BMC dithers over the river’s sewage solution
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Gas inhalation kills eight and 100 hospitalised in Nigeria's Jos 25.7.2015 DNA: Wide Angle
Eight people were killed and around 100 needed hospital treatment after inhaling chlorine gas following an explosion at a water treatment plant in Jos, a city in central Nigeria, the state government said on Saturday. A chlorine cylinder exploded at the Lamingo Water Board treatment plant around 4 a.m. (0300 GMT) on Saturday, Plateau state spokesman Samuel Nanle said. "Eight people have been confirmed dead as a result of the inhalation of the contaminated air," he said, adding that 101 people had received hospital treatment for chlorine inhalation. "The contamination has been contained and does not affect the water which has been supplied to public mains," said Nanle.   Report World Reuters Jos chlorine cylinder Nigeria chlorine gas Saturday, 25 July 2015 - 6:32pmSaturday, 25 July 2015 - 6:32pm Representational ...
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After being at loggerheads, Kejriwal-Centre put heads together to discuss Delhi problems 25.7.2015 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday took time off from his ongoing confrontation with the Centre to meet road transport minister Nitin Gadkari to discuss and seek assistance to address city's pressing problems including the traffic mess, Yamuna clearing and developing the river as waterway for transportation besides developing bus ...
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NGT raps Maharashtra pollution board for failing to act against polluting firms 24.7.2015 TOI: Cities
The green tribunal has taken the state pollution watchdog to task for failing to explain lapses and non-compliance of its directions, especially those related to rampant pollution in Waluj MIDC ...
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Giving land to govt? Get more money 24.7.2015 TOI: India
In an effort to ensure that land is available for public projects in cities, urban development minister Vinay Kumar Sorake tabled a bill in the house on Thursday to increase the compensation to twice the market value of the total area notified for the ...
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DJB to bring down sewer, water rates 24.7.2015 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has decided to reduce the sewerage and water charges for three months based on an order by National Green Tribunal ...
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Detailed proposal to make Madurai a smart city given to TNIDF 23.7.2015 ET: Infrastructure
Proposal to make Madurai one of the 12 smart cities in the state has been sent to the TNIDF for further action, Mayor Rajan Chellappa said.
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India ranks third among top 10 countries for LEED green buildings with 1,883 certified projects 23.7.2015 ET: Power
The 10 countries that made the list for 2015 are geographically and culturally diverse, representing seven of the world’s 20 largest single-nation economies by GDP.
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DC organizes tree plantation at Kangpokpi 23.7.2015 Manipur: E-Pao
DC organizes tree plantation at Kangpokpi
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DC flags off tree plantation drive 23.7.2015 Manipur: E-Pao
DC flags off tree plantation drive
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Ethiopia powers up ambitions for green industry | William Davison 23.7.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

The strategy for an eco-friendly, sustainable Ethiopian economy aims to bring the country to middle-income status by 2025 while pegging back emissions

The hulking waste-to-energy power plant taking shape on the edge of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, symbolises ambitions to convert the agrarian Horn of Africa country into an eco-friendly industrial powerhouse.

The government’s $120m (£76.8m) Reppie project, being built to EU emissions standards, will incinerate the city’s rubbish to generate 50MW of electricity. A computer-generated image on display at the site shows the future factory shrouded by a tree-filled park.

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Sewage floods south Delhi road for 15 days 23.7.2015 TOI: Delhi Times
A 300-metre stretch of Aurobindo Marg near Adhchini in south Delhi has been flooded with sewage for close to two weeks now, leading to massive traffic ...
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Parliamentary panel flags Mumbai's weak links; Urges environment ministry to take urgent anti-pollution steps 22.7.2015 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
A parliamentary panel has flagged a number of environment-related issues which, it found, have been causing damage to Mumbai and Visakhapatnam and asked the Union environment ministry and respective state governments to take up urgent steps for improving infrastructure and strengthening pollution mitigation measures in these two coastal ...
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Activists dip their toes in Louis Berger case 21.7.2015 Goa News, News of Goa - Times of India
Goan politicians facing allegations of accepting bribes in crores of rupees from US-based Louis Berger International Inc may be in fresh trouble as social activists have submitted a complaint against them before the central bureau of investigation office in the state seeking ...
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Large industrial units to be set up in all districts: Manohar Lal Khattar 18.7.2015 ET: Policy
Taking a dig at the previous governments, the CM said that in the last 48 years, no government understood the problems of people despite having abundant resources.
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Sewage farming: Green panel summons horticulture officials 16.7.2015 TOI: Cities
State's horticulture department is yet to finalize horticulture plan for different cities in the state including state capital ...
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Mithi not a river anymore, just a sewage line: Minister 16.7.2015 TOI: Bombay Times
It’s official; Mithi is now a river just on paper as it carried 100% sewage and almost no freshwater, revealed environment minister Ramdas Kadam.
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Ahead of PM Modi's visit, Uma Bharti inspects progress of Clean Ganga Mission 15.7.2015 DNA: Wide Angle
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Varanasi on Thursday, Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday inspected the ongoing cleaning exercise in the river and its ghats in the holy city and announced that its sewage treatment capacity will be increased to 411.8 MLD from 101.8 MLD. After inspecting the progress of Clean Ganga Mission from Assi Ghat to Dashashwamedha Ghat in Varanasi, Bharti said three new sewage treatment plants (STPs) will be constructed at Dinapur, Goithaha and Ramana at a cost of Rs 457 crore. This will be sufficient to cater to the population of the city upto the year 2035, an official statement said, adding that Goithaha STP will prevent nine drains falling into river Varuna. "Ramana STP will stop the flow of sewage into Ganga through Assi river. Bharti said her ministry will bear the entire cost of construction of these STPs and they will have the provision for reuse of treated water for agricultural purpose," the statement said. Her ministry had taken up ...
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