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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,  
West Godavari seeks Rs 94 crore from Andhra Pradesh government to organise <strong>river</strong> festival

West Godavari seeks Rs 94 crore from Andhra Pradesh government to organise river festival

19 Dec 2014

Rajahmundry: The West Godavari district administration has sent Rs 94 crore proposal to the Andhra Pradesh government for developmental works for the 'Godavari Pushkaralu' (river festival) to be held next year.

West Godavari district administration,   Andhra Pradesh government,   Godavari Pushkaralu,   Godavari river festival,   West Godavari District Collector,   K Bhaskar,   AP river festival,  
No production of plastic bags below 40 micron width: Government

No production of plastic bags below 40 micron width: Government

19 Dec 2014

Jaipur: Plastic bags measuring below 40 micron in width will neither be produced nor imported for supply to consumers to avoid pollution hazards, officials said here on Friday.

plastic bags below 40 micron width,   plastic ban,   Plastic bags,   plastic pollution hazards,   All India Plastic Manufacturers Association,   AIPM,   plastic carry bag,  
Centre releases Rs  5,160 crore to states for Ganga cleaning

Centre releases Rs 5,160 crore to states for Ganga cleaning

08 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Centre has released Rs 5,160 crore to various states for implementation of pollution abatement works in rivers, Parliament was informed on Monday.

clean Indian rivers,   river pollution,   fund to clean rivers,   Uma Bharti,   sewage treatment,  Namami Gange,   National River Conservation Plan,   NRCP,   National Ganga River Basin Authority,   NGRBA,  
No report from US embassy about Delhi's air <strong>pollution</strong>: Government

No report from US embassy about Delhi's air pollution: Government

11 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Government on Thursday denied having received any report from US embassy about Delhi's air pollution level, but admitted that air quality deteriorates during Diwali.

pollution report,   US embassy,   Delhi's air pollution,   Government,   air pollution,  
 Delhi people not safe from air <strong>pollution</strong>: CSE

Delhi people not safe from air pollution: CSE

12 Dec 2014

New Delhi:  Even the high and mighty living in the posh areas of Delhi, including Lutyens' Zone, are not safe from the alarming levels of air pollution that plagues the national capital, advocacy group CSE said as it called for stringent steps for making the air more breathable for people living in the national capital.

CSE,   Centre for Science and Environment,   air pollution,   Pranab Mukherjee,  
Air <strong>pollution</strong> discolouring Taj Mahal: Report

Air pollution discolouring Taj Mahal: Report

11 Dec 2014

Washington: A team of researchers from India and the US has found that the browning of the Taj Mahal's iconic marble dome and soaring minarets is due to dust and airborne carbon particles.

Taj Mahal,   Agra air pollution,   UNESCO World Heritage Site,   Taj Mahal minarets,   airborne carbon particles,   Taj Mahal discolouring,  
Delhiites not safe from air <strong>pollution</strong> even inside homes: CSE

Delhiites not safe from air pollution even inside homes: CSE

11 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Even the high and mighty living in the posh areas of Delhi, including Lutyens' Zone, are not safe from the alarming levels of air pollution that plagues the national capital, advocacy group CSE said on Thursday as it called for stringent steps for making the air more breathable for Delhiites.

CSE,   Delhi,   Centre for Science and Environment,   Lutyens Zone,   Sunita Narain,  President Pranab Mukherjee,   Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi,  Delhi Pollution Control Committee ,  
WHO stresses on improving indoor air quality

WHO stresses on improving indoor air quality

11 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Half of the deaths due to pneumonia in children aged less than five years in India can be attributed to household air pollution, according to World Health Organisation.

WHO,   improving air quality,   indoor air quality,   air pollution,   pollution,   World Health Organisation,  
Kerry appeals to all to share burden of climate change

Kerry appeals to all to share burden of climate change

12 Dec 2014

Lima: Asserting that industrialised nations have to play a major role in reducing emissions, US on Friday said developing countries like India and China too have a key role to play in addressing this challenge and asked the world leaders to jointly share the burden of combating the crisis.

John Kerry,   climate change,   Pollution,   UN,   United Nations,  

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