User: rose_skyzen Topic: water pollution
Category: water pollution
Last updated: Sep 23 2014 01:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Cleaning Ganga will take 18 yrs Centre tells SC 23.9.2014 Hindustan Times: India
The Centre has identified 118 towns located in five Ganga river basin states to achieve total sanitation targets including waste water treatment and solid waste management as a part of its 18yearold plan to rejuvenate the holy ...
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Rivers in Pune most polluted in Maharashtra 21.9.2014 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
Rivers flowing in Pune district have now earned the dubious distinction of being the most polluted in the ...
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Only a sewerage overhaul can save Delhi 21.9.2014 Hindustan Times: India
Delhis first sewerage Master Plan says groundwater contamination may lead to diseases of epidemic proportions if waste water not managed ...
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Rotting carcasses pose major epidemic scare in J&K 20.9.2014 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
As the rescue operations in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir are tapering off and the victims are being attended to in scores of relief camps, most of which have been set up by the locals, fear of an epidemic still looms in the affected areas.
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BUIDCo, PMC to prepare Ganga ghats for Chhath 19.9.2014 TOI: Patna
Unlike previous years, Patna district administration has assigned the work of preparing and beautifying the Ganga ghats for Chhath Puja to Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation (BUIDCo) and Patna Municipal Corporation ...
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Bill Gates to support sanitation projects in India 19.9.2014 Rediff: Business
Gates stressed on promoting quality and user friendly toilets to ensure their proper use.
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Centre joins hands with Gates for universal sanitation 19.9.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
With the objective of addressing sanitation related health concerns, the urban development ministry and the Bill & Milinda Gates Foundation have agreed on a partnership to promote user friendly toilets to ensure universal sanitation in the ...
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Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu and Shri Bill Gates discuss partnership in sanitation project 19.9.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Urban Development and Bill and Milinda Gates Foundation have in principle, agreed on a partnership to promote user friendly toilets to ensure universal sanitation in India with the objective of addressing sanitation related health concerns.
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Saudi Arabia promises $500 million for Gaza rebuilding 18.9.2014 DNA: Money
Saudi Arabia has pledged $500 million to help rebuild Gaza, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Al-Hamdallah said on Thursday, with the full cost of post-war reconstruction expected to be around $4 billion over three years. Saudi Arabia's commitment comes ahead of a conference in Cairo on Oct. 12 when Palestinian leaders hope other donors, including Turkey, Qatar, the European Union and United States, will step forward with promises of support. "Saudi Arabia has initiated donations by pledging $500 million," Hamdallah told reporters in Gaza, speaking via video conference from the West Bank. He said he hoped further pledges would cover the full cost of reconstruction in time. An estimated 18,000 homes were destroyed during the seven-week war, while a further 40,000 were extensively damaged. Major infrastructure such as roads, bridges and water treatment plants were heavily damaged, while Gaza's only power station will need almost entirely rebuilding. Dozens of factories on the outskirts of residential areas ...
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Aftermath of J&K floods: Residents struggle to get back to normalcy 17.9.2014 CNN-IBN Top Stories
Some of the major challenges that the rescue teams and the residents are facing are heavy waterlogging, sewage spilling on to the streets and chemical waste.
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After Kashmir floods, construction on river beds under scanner 17.9.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Union environment and forests minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday referred to the idea of “river regulation board” while expressing his views on causes behind the current disaster in Jammu & ...
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Landmark fracking study finds no water pollution 17.9.2014 Sify News
The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate
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Farmer outfits to rally in Punjab against drug menace 16.9.2014 DNA: Top News
Farmer outfits in Punjab, including Bharti Kisan Union (BKU-Ekta) and BKU (Ugrahan) will hold a rally in Moga on Wednesday to spread awareness on the drug problem in the state. Disclosing this here today, BKU (Ugrahan) General Secretary Sukhdev Singh said the idea behind holding the rally is to press Punjab police to catch "big fishes" involved in the drug trade in the state. He alleged that certain big drug peddlers are openly working in the state at the behest of politicians. The rally would also urge the state government to take action against big industrial units who have failed to install water treatment plants in their units and polluting the river waters. Expressing concern over the law and order situation in the state and crime against women, he said that the rally would press upon the state government to catch such anti-social ...
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Architecture for the people: the rise of Open House Worldwide 15.9.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
From London to Brisbane to Buenos Aires, architecture enthusiasts all over the globe get set to nose around in the worlds greatest buildings for free The gilded opulence of a Buenos Aires ballroom, the hidden tunnels beneath Jerusalems Wailing Wall, and the cavernous innards of the biggest gasometers in Europe are some of the off-limits sites that can be glimpsed around the world this autumn, thanks to the growing phenomenon of the Open House weekend. The initiative, which began in London in 1992 and celebrates its 22nd edition this week, has since spawned a global network of over 20 cities , from Barcelona to Brisbane, Tel Aviv to Thessaloniki, joined in the last couple years by Gdynia in Poland and the Cypriot capital of Nicosia. The combined programme now includes thousands of buildings and locations, from the lavish halls of embassies and parliaments, to the industrial heft of cement factories and sewage treatment plants, as well as micro-flats and self-build housing schemes, with the number of ...
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Round up at 1800 Hrs --- Number of People Rescued Crosses 2,34,000 in J&K 15.9.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Over 2,34,000 persons have been rescued so far by the Armed Forces and NDRF from different parts of Jammu & Kashmir in the ongoing rescue and relief operations in the flood ravaged State. Three teams of Naval Marine Commandos are actively involved in rescue operations at Watlab, Widipura & Tankpura.
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Round up at 1300 hrs 15.9.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Over 2,26,000 persons have been rescued so far by the Armed Forces and NDRF from different parts of Jammu & Kashmir in the ongoing rescue and relief operations in the flood ravaged State.
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Is the Hockey India League losing its financial viability? 15.9.2014 CNN-IBN: Sports
IBNLive is in possession of the e-mail sent out by Ranchi Rhinos to its players, announcing their decision to quit because of failure to break even.
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Over 1,84,000 People Rescued in Flood-Hit Jammu and Kashmir So Far: Government 14.9.2014 NDTV
More than 1,84,000 people have been so far rescued by the armed forces and NDRF from different parts of the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, a statement issued by the Ministry of defence said ...
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Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat seeks report on drains polluting Ganga 14.9.2014 DNA: Opinion
Reiterating his commitment towards a clean Ganga, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has directed the authorities to immediately prepare a report on the drains polluting the river in the state. According to a government release, Rawat in a meeting on the Ganga cleanliness plan yesterday had directed the district magistrates to create an report on the drains flowing into the river and also identify the villages bordering the river and prepare a report on them. Rawat said permanent community toilets should be built even in places of floating population and a proposal should be created for the same to improve the drainage system. He said that a survey of the cities needs to be carried out as to how many drains fall straight into the Ganga and in how many of them water treatment is being carried out. Rawat has also given directions to create a consolidated plan for cities like Rishikesh and Haridwar which are situated on the banks of Ganga. Similarly, he wants a plan to be prepared for Yamuna and other ...
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Round up at 1700 Hrs --- Over 1,84,000 People Rescued So Far by Armed Forces More Heavy Duty Suction Pumps Being Airlifted to the Valley 14.9.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Over 1,84,000 persons have been rescued so far by the Armed Forces and NDRF from different parts of Jammu & Kashmir in the ongoing rescue and relief operations in the flood ravaged State.
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