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There's an internet of things blueprint for a clean Ganga 26.9.2017 ET: Infotech
Vivek Mehrotra, chairman of IET India IoT Panel’s Ganga Rejuvenation says that Ganga as a river has been neglected for a long time.
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Yamuna clean-up project: Submit status report, NGT directs Delhi govt, DJB 25.9.2017 TOI: Cities
NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi government and the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to submit a status report on the progress of the work in the first phase of cleaning the river Yamuna.
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‘Japan accords special importance to North East’ 24.9.2017 The Assam Tribune
‘Japan accords special importance to North East’
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PM to lay foundation stone of STP to be built at Varanasi under Namami Gange Programme 21.9.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of a 50 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) based on Hybrid Annuity-PPP model in Ramana in Varanasi on September 22, 2017.
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Vatva GIDC tank tragedy: Death toll rises to six 20.9.2017 DNA: Mumbai
One more labourer, Sarvesh Diwavkar, died on Tuesday, bringing the death toll in the Vatva GIDC effluent tank tragedy to six. Two others — Jitu Kumar Roy and Golu Singh (26) — remain critical at L.G hospital. On Monday afternoon, eight contractual labourers were cleaning the chemical effluent tank of Advance Dyestuff Industries when they became unconscious due to a poisonous gas. A few others rushed in to rescue them; however, they too became unconscious. The deceased have been identified as Shailendra Divakar (25), Puran Divakar (38), Bharat Divakar (25), Mavji Thakor (43), Bunty Singh Divakar (28) and Sarvesh (30). The Vatva GIDC police have registered an offence under IPC Section 304 (Culpable homicide) against factory owners Kiran Patel and Bijit Shah, a supervisor and two contractors for not providing proper apparatus to the workers to clean the tank. D.B Vaghela, additional commissioner of police, Sector-2, said “We have detained three accused – a factory owner, a contractor and the supervisor, who ...
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In holy city, Godavari gets 24x7 security 18.9.2017 TOI: Cities
Nashik takes steps to check pollution, but concrete layer on riverbed remains vexed problem
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Srinagar’s coveted stream turns into dirty nullah 17.9.2017 TOI: India
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Waste toilet paper can be converted into electricity, explains study 17.9.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Waste toilet paper can be used to generate renewable electricity through a two-step process at a cost comparable to residential solar power installations, scientists say. If implemented, the process could tackle the problems of overflowing municipal landfills and dependency on fossil fuels.Waste toilet paper is not often considered an asset. Yet it is a rich source of carbon, containing 70-80 per cent of cellulose on a dry basis.
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Hauz Khas Village is ticking time bomb: Delhi High Court 14.9.2017 TOI: Cities
A bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal warned the associations of restaurants owners that they will not be allowed escape civil and criminal liability.
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Hydro Electric Power Industry: A must for Manipur – Part 1 14.9.2017 Kangla Online
Hydro Electric Power Industry: A must for Manipur – Part 1
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Kolaveri over farmers' use of Cauvery 11.9.2017 TOI: India
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Creating the right environment 11.9.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
After terming it a 'roadblock ministry' under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance government has set about changing the face of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to one that enables 'ease of business' while attempting to maintain sustainable development. While the jury is out on the 'sustainable development' aspect, over the last three years, the ministry has certainly gone about revising and overhauling the regulatory regime of environmental governance. This trend has continued as the ministry is in the process of ushering in more crucial changes to central environmental legislations such as Environment Protection Act, Coastal Regulation Zone notification, 2011, and is also on the cusp of approving commercial cultivation of a genetically modified crop for the first time. Ease of business At the heart of wholesale changes made in environmental regulations during the last three years has been the ...
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Over 200 drinking water systems affected by Harvey still shut or impaired -U.S.regulators 9.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
STORM-HARVEY/WATER (URGENT):Over 200 drinking water systems affected by Harvey still shut or impaired -U.S.regulators
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Bellandur cleaning possible only after 2020, NGT told 9.9.2017 TOI: Cities
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How chemical toilets change habit in Delhi slums 9.9.2017 TOI: Cities
Chemical toilets are Delhi government's solution for slums where there is neither sewerage, nor water supply. Compared to a regular toilet which uses three to nine litres of water for flushing, this one uses only 0.1 litre.
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Amrapali Sapphire residents complain of maintenance lapses 8.9.2017 Noida - City - The Times of India
As many as 1,000 residents of Amrapali Sapphire in Sector 45 are irked by the daily sewage overflow and inadequate infrastructure in the apartment complex.
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BMC's B ward to now boast of bio-digester toilets 7.9.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
The B ward of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), which has under its fold Masjid, Sandhurst Road, Dongri, Mohammad Ali Road and Yusuf Mehar Ali Road neighbourhoos, has decided to promote bio-digester toilets in its ward that will benefit residents and housing societies which do not have permission to construct toilets above the ground floor. As per the BMC, residents cannot construct toilets above ground floor if there is no toilet on the ground floor in the same alignment. Udaykumar Shiroorkar, assistant commissioner of ward said, "The ward office has received several applications for permission to construct toilets above ground floor. But we cannot give permission as there is a constraint in the law." He added that bio-digester toilets can be a good alternative for families looking to construct toilets. According to Shiroorkar, the bio-digester toilets developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) are simple and low-cost technology for treating human waste. "The DRDO has ...
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Peru raises cost of post-floods rebuilding to nearly $8 bln 7.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
PERU-REBUILDING/:Peru raises cost of post-floods rebuilding to nearly $8 bln
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Burden of apathy: Karnataka dumps 2,500mld of sewage into its rivers 5.9.2017 TOI: Cities
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Argentina seeks $9.5 bln private financing for water infrastructure 5.9.2017 TOI: Intl Business
ARGENTINA-INFRASTRUCTURE/WATER:Argentina seeks $9.5 bln private financing for water infrastructure
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