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'Water Pollution' - 19 News Result(s)

  • All Rivers as Divine as Ganga, Says Uma Bharti

    All Rivers as Divine as Ganga, Says Uma Bharti

    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.

  • Nasa Delays Launch of Carbon Pollution Satellite Due to Launchpad Glitch

    Nasa Delays Launch of Carbon Pollution Satellite Due to Launchpad Glitch

    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.

  • Goa's Mandovi River Water Unsafe For Swimming, Fishing: Report

    Goa's Mandovi River Water Unsafe For Swimming, Fishing: Report

    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.

  • Coca-Cola to Resume Operations at Varanasi Plant

    Coca-Cola to Resume Operations at Varanasi Plant

    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.

  • Water Pollution Threatens Goan Shellfish

    Water Pollution Threatens Goan Shellfish

    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...

  • China Opens First Environmental Court

    China Opens First Environmental Court

    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.

  • Canada's Water: A Paradox of Pollution and Waste

    Canada's Water: A Paradox of Pollution and Waste

    In Canada, a country with vast reserves of freshwater, the precious resource should reasonably be expected to be pristine and practically free to consumers.

  • 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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