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Category: water pollution
Last updated: Jul 29 2016 20:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Monsoon deluge in Indian cities causes traffic chaos, sewage swirls 29.7.2016 Sify Finance
NEW DELHI, July 29 (Reuters) - Persistent heavy rains have caused widespread disruption in India's major cities and severe floods in the rugged northeast have killed at least 12 people, the federal
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IRF expresses concern over Gurgaon traffic nightmare 29.7.2016 ET: Infrastructure
Immediate short-term measures must also be undertaken at locations where roads have been flooded, the global road safety organisation said.
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Kochi corporation sells drinking water at Re one per litre 27.7.2016 DNA: Top News
An ambitious water project of Kochi city corporation aimed at providing pure drinking water at Rs one per litre is fast picking up as demand for the water is rising gradually. Kochi Mayor Soumini Jain said there is a huge demand from various quarters after the water treatment plant was commissioned at Pandikkudy in Fort Kochi last month. The plant is now selling over 300 jars of 20-litre capacity drinking water a day, she said. Water produced at a cost of Rs 10 per 20-litre jar at the plant is being distributed to people in the city corporation by the Kerala's women self-help Group 'Kudumbashree' unit for Rs 20, while other branded water jars of 20 litres are sold for a minimum of Rs 50 per jar,the Mayor said. "Such plants which can process 2000 litres of water in an hour can produce and market 2400 jars of pure water of 20 litre capacity every day. Apart from supplying pure water at affordable price, the project ensures a decent profit and 10 to 12 full time jobs for Kudumbashree workers," she said. The ...
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Bezwada Wilson, TM Krishna win Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016 27.7.2016 TOI: India
Bezwada Wilson, who was born to a dalit family in Karnataka, has been lauded for his efforts towards "asserting the inalienable right to a life of human dignity." The Chennai-born Carnatic musician TM Krishna has been awarded for "ensuring social inclusiveness in culture."
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Haryana plans cleaning of Saraswati river 22.7.2016 TOI: Chandigarh Times
The Haryana government has decided to formulate a policy for waste water treatment for irrigation and other purposes to prevent pollution of the Saraswati river and plans to impose penalty on those who would dispose domestic waste water into the river.
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NDMC signs agreement with NEERI to develop sewage treatment plants 21.7.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
In a bid to develop green areas and revamp big and small parks under its jurisdiction, the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has signed an agreement with National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) to develop 12 sewage treatment plants (STP).
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By 2020 no untreated sewage to be disposed in Ganga: Govt 21.7.2016 TOI: India
The National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) has worked out a framework which envisages that no untreated sewage will be disposed in the river by 2020, the Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.
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Govt mulling a law with stern provisions aganst polluters: Water Minister Uma Bharti 18.7.2016 DNA: India
Government is working to bring a law having stringent provisions against polluters, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti announced on Monday, saying industrial and sewage waste discharged into river Ganga was the primary source of its pollution. Replying to supplementaries in Rajya Sabha during Question Hour, the Minister said the government is proposing to bring the law in consultation with states to act against polluting industries. "The primary reason for pollution of Ganga is sewage and industrial waste discharged into the river and not the religious materials which flow into it... Ganga has been polluted for many years and there is concern all over the world about it, but not even one person has gone to jail so far. We are committed to act strongly against those polluting river Ganga. There are 764 industries located along the river Ganga. We are proposing a law in consultation with states to act against polluting industry," Bharti said. The Minister noted that religious materials which flow into the ...
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Overhead cables, waterlogged streets trouble Noida Sector 28, 26 14.7.2016 Noida - City - The Times of India
Come monsoon and the yearly problem of overhead cables/wires, rusting poles and panel boxes, overgrown shrubs and trees to muddy water, broken water pipes and waterlogged roads become a common site in the city.
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What the German sailors are worried about in Rio Olympics... 14.7.2016 Rediff: Sports
German Olympic sailors, one of whom was infected last year by a flesh-eating bacteria after a test run in Rio de Janeiro's sewage-tainted Guanabara Bay, said this week they are less worried about health risks than racing effectively in shifty winds and wild currents while avoiding floating debris.
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Mysuru Warriors and Kalisu Foundation establish library in Govt. School 13.7.2016 Star of Mysore
Mysuru Warriors and Kalisu Foundation establish library in Govt. School
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GMDA mulling ways to solve waterlogging 13.7.2016 The Assam Tribune
GMDA mulling ways to solve waterlogging
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Shillong PineWood Hotel faces closure 12.7.2016 The Assam Tribune
Shillong PineWood Hotel faces closure
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Haflong to get treated water supply soon 12.7.2016 The Assam Tribune
Haflong to get treated water supply soon
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NLCPR projects 8.7.2016 Manipur: E-Pao
NLCPR projects
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Namami Gange' is atonement for sin of sullying the river, says Uma 8.7.2016 TOI: India
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Launch of 231 Ganga revival projects today 7.7.2016 TOI: Home
‘Namami Gange’ programme to commence today with the launch of 231 projects relating to Ganga rejuvenation simultaneously at 104 locations across five river basin states- Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.
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Government to launch Ganga cleaning projects over 100 locations on Thursday 6.7.2016 TOI: India
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‘Namami Gange’ programme to commence on Thursday 6.7.2016 TOI: India
The Modi government will commence execution of its ambitious "Namami Gange" programme on Thursday with the launch of 300 projects including those of STP installations aiming to clean the river and ensuring its unfettered flow. Work on projects will be launched simultaneously from over 104 locations.
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Modi government to launch 300 Namami Gange projects tomorrow 6.7.2016 ET: Infrastructure
Namami Gange aims to clean and protect the 2,500-km-long river. The projects range from construction and modernisation of ghats to afforestation of river banks.
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