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Mahadayi <strong>river</strong> dispute: Government asks Congress to convince Goa, Maharashtra units

Mahadayi river dispute: Government asks Congress to convince Goa, Maharashtra units

28 Aug 2015

New Delhi: Putting the onus back on Congress, the Centre said yesterday the party should convince its units in Goa and Maharashtra over the Mahadayi river dispute even as it stressed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was ready to solve the issue by convening a meeting of the chief ministers of the two states and that of Karnataka.

Mahadayi river,   Goa,   Maharashtra ,   Narendra Modi ,   Karnataka,   Ananth Kumar,   tribunal settlement,   latest nation news,  
Thousands of Hindus take holy dip on first major bathing day of Kumbh Mela

Thousands of Hindus take holy dip on first major bathing day of Kumbh Mela

26 Aug 2015

Nasik: Tens of thousands of devout Hindus took a dip in the water of the river Godavari to cleanse themselves of their sins, marking the first major bath of the Kumbh Mela (pitcher festival) in the Nasik today.

Kumbh Mela,   Nasik Kumbh Mela,   Hindus,   river Godavari,   pitcher festival,   Kumbh Mela 2015,   latest India news,  
Action soon against industrial units polluting Ganga: Government

Action soon against industrial units polluting Ganga: Government

06 Aug 2015

New Delhi: The government has asked the pollution control boards to initiate action against industrial units discharging contaminated effluents in river Ganga, Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Uma Bharti informed the Lok Sabha today.

Industrial units,   Pollution,   Ganga,   Government,   Pollution control boards,   River Ganga,   River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister,   Uma Bharti,   Lok Sabha,   Latest Nation News,  
Ganga likely to be clean by 2020: Centre

Ganga likely to be clean by 2020: Centre

30 Jul 2015

New Delhi: Cleaning of river Ganga is expected to be completed by 2020, by which time desired results of initiatives taken up for the purpose will be visible, the government has said.

River Ganga,   Modi government,   Ganga cleaning,   Namami Ganga,   Ganga pollution ,  
Devotees throng temples to observe last Monday of ‘Sawan’ month

Devotees throng temples to observe last Monday of ‘Sawan’ month

24 Aug 2015

New Delhi: Hindu devotees from all walks of life gathered on the banks of River Ganga and temples early on Monday to observe last Monday of the holy ‘Sawan’ month, which is dedicated and held in honour of Lord Shiva, the God of  Destruction and one of the holy trinity.

Sawan,   Sawan last somwar,   Sawan last monday,   Lord Shiva,   Hindu devotees,   temples,   Ganga river,   latest India news,  
Bharat Stage IV emission norms from April 2017

Bharat Stage IV emission norms from April 2017

20 Aug 2015

New Delhi: Mass emission standards Bharat Stage IV (BS IV) will come into force across the country from April 1, 2017, the ministry of road transport and highways announced on Wednesday.

emission standards,   Bharat Stage IV,   BS IV,   Ministry of road transport,   Pollution ,  
Assam flood situation worsens; rivers rising

Assam flood situation worsens; rivers rising

21 Aug 2015

Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam worsened today following incessant rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh, affecting more than three lakh people in 13 districts.

Assam flood situation,   Assam floods,   rains in Assam,   Brahmpautra river,   Kaziranga National Park,   latest states news,  
 Space photos from ISS helps decode light <strong>pollution</strong> on earth

Space photos from ISS helps decode light pollution on earth

12 Aug 2015

London: Photos taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have helped scientists reliably measure the amount of light pollution worldwide.

Space photos,   ISS,   earth light pollution,   International Space Station,   space,   Latest science news,  
Another explosion hits Bangkok

Another explosion hits Bangkok

18 Aug 2015

Bangkok: Another explosion occurred today at a pier in Bangkok, the local media reported. No injuries have been reported as yet and the authorities are at the scene now, it reported.

Bangkok explosion,   Bangkok 2nd explosion,   Bangkok second explosion,   Chao Phraya river,   Bangkok bridge explosive,   latest world news,  
Athletes shrug off <strong>pollution</strong> issues at Rio Olympic test

Athletes shrug off pollution issues at Rio Olympic test

02 Aug 2015

Rio de Janerio: Athletes, coaches and organizers at a major test event for next year's Olympic Games shrugged off a simmering dispute over safety at watersports venues by diving into the controversial waters off Copacabana Beach on Saturday.

Athletes and coaches,   2016 Olympic Games,   Copacabana Beach,   Latest News,  

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