User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Water-Supply :: Pollution
Last updated: Dec 18 2018 16:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How is Cauvery water supply treated for contamination? 18.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Drawing 1450 million liters of water per day from 150 kms and distributing it to households —how does that work out? How do Bengalureans get safe water?
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Armed with NGT order, Vedanta to approach govt to restart Tuticorin's Copper smelter unit 17.12.2018 Sify Finance
The Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin which was shut down post intense violence that left as many as 13 dead and over 60 injured in May 2018 could get back to life soon.
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Urban housing policy: Crucial questions concerning Guwahati 3.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Urban housing policy: Crucial questions concerning Guwahati
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Dust, dust everywhere: The ignored pollutant in Chennai’s air 30.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Unchecked industrial pollution and unplanned construction are creating hazardous levels of dust pollution in the city, but authorities are yet to formulate guidelines for compliance with central rules on construction and demolition waste management.
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In Madhya Pradesh’s energy hub Singrauli, residents felt powerless before the elections 28.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Displacement, unemployment, environment degradation are some of many problems in this part of the state.
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City buzz: Mumbai water crisis | Delhi ban on non-CNG vehicles | New port at Varanasi… and more 17.11.2018 Citizen Matters
What's keeping Mumbai parched? What are the latest measures being mulled in Delhi to combat pollution? Which housing projects will be exempt from prior green clearance? A look back at the important headlines from India's cities this week.
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CM launches Swachhta Hi Seva campaign 17.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
CM launches Swachhta Hi Seva campaign
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Ilmi inaugurates 28 JanaJal water ATMs in NDMC area of Connaught Place 4.9.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, BJP leader Shazia Ilmi on Tuesday inaugurated 28 JanaJal water ATMs in NDMC area of Connaught Place in Delhi.JanaJal, a water services company, has collaborated with NDMC to install 75 Water ATMs in the heart of the capital. Out of 75 ATMs, 28 were installed under phase 1 of the project. Ms Ilmi, who […]
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24x7 water supply projects to be fully commissioned in 2020 3.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
24x7 water supply projects to be fully commissioned in 2020
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SGBG call to shun plastic items 2.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
SGBG call to shun plastic items
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Mumbai: 84 Byculla jail inmates out of hospital, four new admitted 22.7.2018 DNA: Popular News
Four new inmates from Byculla jail were admitted to the government-run Sir JJ Hospital on Saturday after they too complained of vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea and subsequent dehydration. Eight inmates were taken to the hospital, but four were discharged after treatment in OPD. Meanwhile, 80 inmates – including a four-month-old baby – were discharged from the hospital. They were admitted on Friday for the same symptoms. Seven inmates from the earlier batch of 87 still remain in hospital. All inmates are in stable condition, said Dr Sanjay Surase, medical superintendent of Sir JJ Hospital. The investigation is still on for the cause of the outbreak. BMC cleared the prison's water supply of any contamination on Saturday after testing samples. An antibiotic called doxycycline was administered by jail authorities to some inmates on Thursday. While the drugs have been sealed and submitted for testing, Dr Padmaja Keskar, BMC's executive health officer, says as the same batch of drugs were distributed ...
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When the hills go thirsty 24.6.2018 DNA: Top News
It is summertime and Shimla is a busy place. There are travellers to be checked-in, woollens to be sold at discounted 'summer' prices and tourists waiting to be shown around the mountain vistas. But, there is one thing whose mention is enough for everyone to pause and reflect on — water or the lack of it. There is an unconcealed unanimity across government offices, hotels and homes in the hill town, commercial establishments on the famous Mall Road and villages on the outskirts that the water crisis this summer is the worst that Shimla has ever faced. While the scarcity has always reared its head each summer, locals and experts admit that the acute crisis, which lasted over three weeks between May 20 and June 12, is unprecedented. "We did not have water for 15 days at a stretch. It was an ordeal for all of us in the neighbourhood. It was especially hard on all the women as taps ran dry even at the public toilets. We had to send our kids to relatives' homes in other cities," said Soma Jaiswal, 77, a ...
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No landfill site near 2 km of human habitation: CM Yogi Adityanath 19.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
No landfill site near 2 km of human habitation: CM Yogi Adityanath
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Faunal diversity up in Adyar creek after eco-restoration 5.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
It has gone up from 273 in 2016-2017 to 331 in 2017-2018
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Problem is in the air: top five polluted Indian cities hold a mirror 28.5.2018 Citizen Matters
The WHO database on the most globally polluted cities in 2016 shows that 14 out of the top 15 are Indian. What is the reason for the alarming contamination? Data for the top five polluted cities can give some insights. »
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‘Steps to close down Sterlite’ 26.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Thoothukudi Collector Sandeep Nanduri said that legal actions were being taken by the government to close down Sterlite Copper unit here.As per an or
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Panel formed to suggest measures for cleaning of rivers 24.5.2018 General News
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today constituted a high-powered committee under the chairmanship of Environment Minister O P Soni to suggest measures for cleaning of the state's rivers. The committee, which has been also tasked with suggesting ways to ensure supply of clean potable water, has been asked to submit its report within 10 days, said an official spokesperson. He said the chief secretary has been directed by the chief minister to work out modalities for making funds available for this gigantic project. The chief minister also asked the Managing Director, Water Supply and Sewerage Board, to give a detailed presentation on the cleaning of Buddha Nullah in Ludhiana, besides focusing on the causes of water pollution due to excessive discharge of industrial waste and effluents. Singh also underlined the need to study the reasons for water pollution due to reckless flow of effluents from leather tanneries into Kala Sangian drain in Jalandhar district. On a request by Soni, .
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Amarinder talks tough on molasses leak in the Beas 24.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Pollution body issues notice to mill; quality of raw water normalising: reports
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Punjab CM breaks silence, warns against river water pollution 23.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
After remaining silent for one week on pollution of Beas waters and resultant death of marine life, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday warned against laxity in dumping of molasses into the river or any leniency.
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Molasses leakage: Punjab CM warns against any laxity 23.5.2018 General News
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today warned against any laxity or leniency while probing the molasses leakage incident in Beas town and directed the concerned agencies to vigorously pursue legal and penal action against the offenders. The chief minister also sought a detailed report by tomorrow from the Environment Department on the inquiry initiated into the incident, which had damaged Beas river's aquatic life and disturbed the canal-based water supply in the southern districts of Faridkot, Muktsar and Fazilka. According to an official spokesperson, the chief minister had directed the concerned officials to ensure that no leniency is shown against those responsible for the incident. Singh further instructed various agencies probing the matter to expedite their investigations so that the responsibility for the act could be pinned and the guilty could be brought to book at the earliest. The Punjab Pollution Control Board is scheduled to hold a formal hearing into the matter ..
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