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Saturday August 23, 2014
Beverages giant Coca-Cola has shelved the plan to expand its bottling plant at Varanasi citing "inordinate delay" in receiving clearance for the project from the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA).
India | Press Trust of India | Monday August 4, 2014
The Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has roped in a Mumbai-based expert to tackle pollution in several river stretches across the state who will submit a report documenting the causes as well as the steps needed to improve the situation.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 2, 2014
Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung today agreed to measures suggested by a high-powered committee to curb air and water pollution in the national capital.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday July 21, 2014
All rivers are divine and the government will not neglect any of them in its zeal to rejuvenate Ganga, Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said in the Lok Sabha today.
Reuters | Tuesday July 1, 2014
The launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California was called off less than a minute before liftoff on Tuesday when the pad's water system failed.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday June 23, 2014
Goa's Mandovi river is unsafe for water sports and fishing due to high level of coliform bacteria in it, according to a recent study by state Pollution Control Board.
Friday June 20, 2014
Beverages giant Coca Cola will resume operations at its Varanasi plant in Uttar Pradesh following an order from the National Green Tribunal, which on Friday stayed UP Pollution Control Board's directive to close the facility.
IANS | Thursday June 12, 2014
The next time you want to savour a spiced, crunchy fried mussel or fancy some coconut-laced clam curry while lounging in a Goan beach shack, you might have to really try your luck!Recently, the Goa Forest and Environment Ministry ordered a probe into the death of thousands of clams at Velim, a coast...
World | Reuters | Friday May 23, 2014
China opened its first environmental court on Friday, state media reported, as the country looks for new ways to tackle crippling air, water and soil pollution.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 14, 2014
In Canada, a country with vast reserves of freshwater, the precious resource should reasonably be expected to be pristine and practically free to consumers.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Haze shrouded Malaysia's capital and its surroundings on Tuesday, causing "unhealthy" air quality due to fires from a drought that has led to water rationing.
India | Anchal Vohra | Thursday February 27, 2014
Around 50 lakh passengers use the Northern Railways and drink water from the stations. It is highly likely they putting their health at risk. NDTV has accessed an Indian Railway's internal report, which says that the water across Northern Railways, w...
South | Sneha Mary Koshy | Sunday February 23, 2014
Nearly 300 families living within a radius of 500 metres of a metals industry in Kerala's Kollam district have been suffering for almost a decade because of toxic waste from the plant contaminating their groundwater.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday February 9, 2014
Alleging that Delhi was emptying its 16 drains into the Yamuna river which was later converging with the Ganga and polluting it, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has issued a notice to Arvind Kejriwal government and threatened to cut water supply to...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 5, 2013
Even after 20 years of judicial activism, major policy pronouncements and projects worth millions of rupees, this Taj city remains pock-marked with mounds of garbage. Air and water pollution threaten the health of people and the world famous monument...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday March 4, 2013
Thousands of activists, on a march from Vrindavan to Delhi demanding release of Yamuna water from Hathini Kund barrage, on Monday blocked the Delhi-Agra highway and rail route, disrupting traffic movement majorly.
Sunday February 24, 2013
US authorities plan to propose a $16 billion settlement to British energy giant BP for civil claims related to the disastrous 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a media report said.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 6, 2013
Water supply to China's Handan city, which has over a million people, has been cut off following contamination of local river by industrial pollutants from a chemical plant.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday July 13, 2012
The Kerala government plans to bring forward a new legislation to protect and conserve all rivers and make them free from pollution, Water Resources Minister P J Joseph said today.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Friday December 23, 2011
The environment minister has written to chief minister Mayawati, asking her about her government's plans to tackle water pollution in the state. The letter blasts the Uttar Pradesh government for being indifferent to controlling water pollution in Ga...