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'Water Pollution' - 12 News Result(s)

  • Haze shrouds Malaysian capital amid drought

    Haze shrouds Malaysian capital amid drought

    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.

  • Indian Railways' Watergate: Report finds water at stations highly contaminated

    Indian Railways' Watergate: Report finds water at stations highly contaminated

    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...

  • Toxic industrial waste contaminates water, poisons lives in Kerala's Kollam district

    Toxic industrial waste contaminates water, poisons lives in Kerala's Kollam district

    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.

  • Uttar Pradesh threatens to cut water supply to Delhi over Ganga pollution

    Uttar Pradesh threatens to cut water supply to Delhi over Ganga pollution

    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...

  • World Environment Day: Has Agra lost the battle to pollution?

    World Environment Day: Has Agra lost the battle to pollution?

    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...

  • Yamuna activists block Delhi-Agra highway

    Yamuna activists block Delhi-Agra highway

    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.

  • US plans $16 billion Gulf spill settlement with BP

    US plans $16 billion Gulf spill settlement with BP

    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.

  • Water supply to Chinese city cut off due to pollution in river

    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.

  • Kerala plans new law to protect rivers

    Kerala plans new law to protect rivers

    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.

  • Uttar Pradesh waters polluted: Environment Minister tells Mayawati

    Uttar Pradesh waters polluted: Environment Minister tells Mayawati

    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...

  • Chhattisgarh court asks police to reissue warrant against JSPL

    A local court?on Monday?ordered that a bailable warrant be reissued against Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and its two senior officers in connection with a water pollution related case. O P Beriwal of the State Environment Department said that the Chief Judicial Magistrate G K Ne...

  • Polluted water kills more people than war: UN

    Polluted water kills more people than war: UN

    Polluted drinking water claim more lives than all forms of violence, including war, a UN report has said, highlighting the need for clean water.

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