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Monkey and dog menace at Parliament House being tackled 31.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Various efforts are being made to tackle monkey and dog menace inside and around Parliament House. This was informed by the Minister of Urban Development Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu in a written reply to Rajya Sabha today.
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COMAPS 30.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Integrated Coastal Marine Area Management centre of Earth System Science Organisation (ESSO-ICMAM) has been implementing a program called “Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System (COMAPS)” with the objectives
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Israel is finding it harder to deny targeting Gaza infrastructure 29.7.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
With blackouts, food shortages and sewage in the streets, observers say the IDF either targets civilians or has terrible aim Continue reading...
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Dumping waste in Govardhan: National Green Tribunal warns of 'coercive action' 28.7.2014 DNA: Wide Angle
Irked over non-compliance of its orders, the National Green Tribunal on Monday, warned of "coercive action" against the authorities for throwing municipal solid waste on roads in the pilgrimage town of Govardhan in Mathura. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed the Deputy Commissioner of Mathura, Regional Engineer and Environmental Engineer of Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) and Chief Engineer of PWD to carry out personal inspection at the site. "We make it clear that if we find that our directions are not being complied with, we will be compelled to take coercive action against the respective authorities," the bench said. "We direct the Deputy Commissioner of District Mathura, Regional Engineer and Environmental Engineer of UPPCB, the Chief Engineer of PWD and the Executive Officer of Nagar Panchayat to conduct a personal inspection and submit compliance report...," it said. The matter is now fixed for hearing on September 2. The tribunal had last year ...
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Vector and rain link worries doctors 28.7.2014 Telegraph: North Bengal
July 27: The absence of heavy rain across north Bengal this year could be a reason for the spike in cases of suspected Japanese Encephalitis, some doctors have said.
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UP industrial units 'seriously' polluting Ganga 25.7.2014 Rediff: Business
Of 817 grossly polluting factories, 62 have not installed anti-pollution devices and in 84 units, the installed devices are non-functional.
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972 units polluting Ganga indentified 24.7.2014 DNA: Urban Tales
Tannery and leather related industrial units mainly in Kanpur and nearby areas are the main reason behind pollution of Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, revealed a report of the Central Pollution Control Board while listing 972 polluting industrial units. The list of 972 units includes 98 seriously polluting industries which have either not installed anti-pollution devices or have installed anti-pollution devices but are not functioning properly. Those 98 industrial units include Simbhaoli Sprit, Wave industries limited, Harduganj Thermal Power Station, Diesel Locomotive Works (Varanasi) and others. The list of industrial units polluting Ganga River in Uttar Pradesh was revealed on July 4 order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) which had asked CPCB to upload the list of all polluting units of Uttar Pradesh discharging effluents in river Ganga and its tributaries in the public domain. The Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar said closure notices have also been issued in some cases. The list of 972 ...
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Activists and villagers pin hopes on green tribunal 24.7.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, July 24: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) will conduct a hearing on the threat to life arising out of coal mining in South Garo Hills here on August 1 and 2 while another bench will deal with air and water pollution on August 26.
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Central Pollution Control Board uploads list of 972 units polluting Ganga on its website 24.7.2014 DNA: Popular News
Following an order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has uploaded a list of 972 industrial units polluting river Ganga and its tributaries on its website, government said today. "A list of 972 polluting industries has been uploaded on the CPCB website," Minister of State for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar said during Question Hour in Rajya Sabha. He also informed that closure notices have been issued in some cases. NGT on July 4 had ordered the CPCB to upload the list of all polluting units of Uttar Pradesh discharging effluents in river Ganga and its tributaries in the public domain. "CPCB has already identified the Grossly Polluting Industries (GPI) on the basis of concentration of pollutants in effluent dischaged into river Ganga. NGT, however has ordered for categorisation of all polluting units in UP," the Minister added. He said one-third of industrial waste goes into water bodies without treatment and action will be taken against polluting ...
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Nearly 35% of Goa's water goes unbilled: CAG 24.7.2014 DNA: India
An average 35% of drinking water in Goa in 2012-13 was "unaccounted" for, leading to a revenue loss of Rs 77 crore to the state exchequer. According to the CAG report (2012-13) tabled during the ongoing session of state Legislative Assembly, major factors like leakage of water from transmission lines, distribution lines, underground reservoirs, valves, illegal connections, unmetered supply and dysfunctional or faulty meter are resulting in high percentage of unbilled water. "Considering the rates applicable to various categories of consumers, revenue lost for unaccounted water, excluding the permissible limit of 15 per cent, works out at Rs 77.37 crore during the year 2012-13 itself," the report said. The unaccounted water represents difference between the quantity of water that is supplied from the water treatment plants and of the quantity measured at the consumer point. The report said that as per the guidelines specified by the Union Ministry of Urban Development, the unbilled or unaccounted water ...
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World Bank President promises to help India in cleaning river Ganga 24.7.2014 CNN-IBN Top Stories
Kim has said that they will send their best team to India to work on the project.
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One for the road Liquor tax for cheaper bus ride 24.7.2014 Hindustan Times: India
Soon every pint of alcohol that you down will likely chip in towards making the Capital a superior city one with cheaper public transport smoother vehicular movement and cleaner ...
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Toxic units to be shut 23.7.2014 Telegraph: Calcutta
The National Green Tribunal's eastern zonal court on Tuesday ordered closure of several industries on the city's northern fringe if found operating without environmental permission or violating pollution norms.
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Tribunal eye on Meghalaya pollution 23.7.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, July 22: Meghalaya has come under the scanner of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) again, just months after the tribunal had banned "rat-hole" coal mining in the state.
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Water, super-sewers and the filth threatening the River Thames 22.7.2014 Guardian: Environment
The Thames may be cleaner than it was in Victorian times, but it is still laden with sewage. As London celebrates 150 years of its sewer system, it seems that improving it is as politically fraught as it was in the days of the Great Stink Continue reading...
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PM Narendra Modi asks scientists to present the human face of India's nuclear capabilities 21.7.2014 DNA: India
According to an official press release, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked the atomic energy establishment to present the human face of India’s capabilities in nuclear science to the world and extolled its success achieved despite years of international technology denial. He asked the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to make special efforts to expand its research and extend on a national scale applications of atomic science in areas like healthcare, waste management, water treatment, agriculture and food preservation. The Prime Minister expressed these views during a visit to DAE in Mumbai where he was briefed by RK Sinha, Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, and other top officials and scientists at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre on India's atomic energy programme. He was also told about DAE's extensive research and development and education programmes and its contributions in varied areas such as healthcare, especially cancer treatment, food security, solid waste management and water ...
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Expenditure on Cleaning of Ganga 21.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) have informed that Ganga Action Plan (GAP) Phase-I was launched as a centrally funded scheme in 1985 and later GAP Phase-II was initiated in 1993 with the objective of improving the water quality of river Ganga.
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Cleaning of River Ganga and Yamuna 21.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Water and Sanitation are the State subjects, and the major sources of pollution in rivers fall under the responsibilities of local and state authorities.
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Examination of Units Discharging Effluents in Ganga 21.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) have informed that National Green Tribunal (NGT) in Application No.299 of 2013 in matter of Krishan Kant Singh & Anr. V.s National Ganga River Basin Authority & Ors. have ordered for examination of 956 units in Uttar Pradesh,
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ONGC Begins Cement Plugging Operation at Bombay High Rig 21.7.2014 NDTV
The process of "cement plugging" the leak of high pressure inflammable gas began on Sunday, a day after it was reported at an oil rig of state-owned ONGC at Bombay High off the Mumbai coast, even as ...
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