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NGT seeks more information about tanneries on Ganga banks before ruling

NGT seeks more information about tanneries on Ganga banks before ruling

30 Jan 2015

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday sought more clarification on key issues before deciding the fate of about 700 Kanpur-based tanneries on the banks of river Ganga, termed as "highest  sources of pollution" in one of its earlier observations.

tanneries on Ganga banks,   NGT,   National Green Tribunal,   pollution for tanneries,  
India seeks German support for Ganga rejuvenation

India seeks German support for Ganga rejuvenation

29 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti on Wednesday called for Indo-German cooperation in rejuvenation of the Ganga river.

Ganga rejuvenation,   Ganga river pollution,   Water Resources Minister,   Uma Bharti,   Indo-German cooperation,   clean Ganga,  
Centre plans to create special agency for Ganga cleaning

Centre plans to create special agency for Ganga cleaning

29 Jan 2015

New Delhi: To check pollution in the Ganga river, the Central government plans to create a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for setting up and maintaining Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) in 118 cities and towns located by the river.

Ganga cleaning,   Ganga river pollution,   agency for Ganga cleaning,   Namami Ganga,   Uma Bharti,   M Venkaiah Naidu,   clean Ganga,  
Supreme Court pulls up Modi government over Ganga cleaning; seeks 'verifiable progress'

Supreme Court pulls up Modi government over Ganga cleaning; seeks 'verifiable progress'

14 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Supreme Court on Wednesday said Ganga cleansing programmes have been going on for over three decades with almost no impact on the ground and wondered whether the government wanted to do something during this tenure or would it spill over to the next term.

Ganga cleansing programmes,   Supreme Court,   River Ganga pollution,   Clean Ganga initiative,  
NGT imposes Rs 5,000 fine on throwing waste, religious itmes in Yamuna

NGT imposes Rs 5,000 fine on throwing waste, religious itmes in Yamuna

13 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Cracking the whip on those polluting Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday passed a slew of directions including a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted throwing waste or religious items in the river as it unveiled a plan for its restoration.

National Green Tribunal,   Yamuna river pollution,   NGT Chairperson,   Justice Swatanter Kumar,   fine on Yamuna violators,   dumping waste at yamuna,  
Ban Ki Moon to inaugurate canal top solar power plant in Gujarat

Ban Ki Moon to inaugurate canal top solar power plant in Gujarat

10 Jan 2015

Vadodara: UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon will inaugurate Gujarat's first 10 MW solar power plant on Narmada river canal in Vadodara on Sunday, state Energy Minister Saurabh Patel said on Saturday.

Gujarat solar power plant,   Ban Ki Moon,   UN Secretary General,   Narmada river canal,   Saurabh Patel,   Gujarat first solar powerplant,   Vadodara,   Sardar Sarovar project,  
PM Modi pitches for action against industrial units polluting Ganga

PM Modi pitches for action against industrial units polluting Ganga

06 Jan 2015

New Delhi: Pushing for time-bound effort to stop pollution of the Ganga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said legal actions should be taken against polluting industrial units and suggested setting up of environment-friendly crematoria along the river in achieving the goal.

Ganga river pollution,   Indian Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   PM Modi,   Ganga cleaning process,   Namaami Gange,  
SC refuses to hear PIL on loudspeaker ban at religious places

SC refuses to hear PIL on loudspeaker ban at religious places

19 Jan 2015

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a PIL that sought ban on use of loudspeakers at religious sites on the ground that they cause noise pollution besides causing communal riots.

PIL on loudspeaker ban,   religious places,   Supreme Court,   noise pollution ,  
Rivers in Meghalaya turn blue due to 'high acid' content

Rivers in Meghalaya turn blue due to 'high acid' content

15 Dec 2014

Sonapyrdi (Meghalaya): Two rivers flowing towards Bangladesh in eastern Meghalaya have turned blue apparently due to "high acid" content leading to demand from environment activists to take immediate action to check pollution.

Meghalaya blue rivers,   eastern Meghalaya,   Bangladesh,   acid in river,   water pollution,   Lukha river,   Myntdu river,  
Air <strong>pollution</strong> can cause harm to DNA: Study

Air pollution can cause harm to DNA: Study

09 Jan 2015

Toronto: Just two hours of exposure to diesel exhaust fumes can result in fundamental changes to a person's DNA, a new research claims. According to researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health, exposure to diesel exhaust fumes can lead to health-related changes in biology by switching some genes on, while switching others off.

DNA,   diesel fumes,   diesel exhaust,   genes,   genetic machinery,   Air Pollution,  

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