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Government to form teams to identify source of Ganga <strong>pollution</strong>

Government to form teams to identify source of Ganga pollution

02 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Expediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project of cleansing the Ganga, the Centre will be constituting 25 special teams to check the source of pollution of the holy river so that further action could be taken accordingly.

New Delhi,   Prime Minister,   Narendra Modi,   Ganga River,   Centre,   source of pollution,   holy river,  
Inter-linking of <strong>river</strong> will enhance irrigation facilities: Uma Bharti

Inter-linking of river will enhance irrigation facilities: Uma Bharti

20 Nov 2014

New Delhi:  Emphasising the need for inter- linking of rivers in the country, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharati on Thursday said the project would bring about 90 percent of arable land under irrigation.

Uma Bharti,   Jal Manthan,   Chaudhary Birender Singh,   River Ganga,   rejuvenation of Ganga,   ,  
<strong>River</strong> cruise on Gujarat's Sabarmati soon

River cruise on Gujarat's Sabarmati soon

17 Nov 2014

Ahmedabad: Adding to the exotic charm of Sabarmati waterfront-- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project-- civic authorities here have decided to launch a cruise or a floating restaurant facility.

SRFDCL,   Narendra Modi,   Sabarmati waterfront,   Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation,  
We have the right to build dam on Cauvery: Karnataka

We have the right to build dam on Cauvery: Karnataka

20 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Karnataka government on Thursday said it has the right to construct a dam on the Cauvery river without violating the order of Cauvery River Water Tribunal.

Cauvery River Water Tribunal,   Karnataka government,   Karnataka,   Cauvery river,   dam construction,   M B Patil,   EoI,  
Panel reviewing green laws for reducing role of inspectors

Panel reviewing green laws for reducing role of inspectors

18 Nov 2014

New Delhi: A high-level committee formed to review green laws has recommended reduction of role of inspectors in approving plans and monitoring air and water pollution. The panel formed in August this year, submitted its recommendation report to Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday and said that they have suggested measures to preserve the environment but at the same time make development much easier.

Environment Minister,   Prakash Javadekar,   committee for green laws,   inspectors,   air pollution,   water pollution,   environment preservation,  
We have the right to build dam on Cauvery: Karnataka

We have the right to build dam on Cauvery: Karnataka

20 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Karnataka government on Friday said it has the right to construct a dam on the Cauvery river without violating the order of Cauvery River Water Tribunal.

Karnataka,   Tamil Nadu,   Cauvery River,   Minister MB Patil,   DPR,  
Three million-year-old canyon discovered in Tibet

Three million-year-old canyon discovered in Tibet

21 Nov 2014

Beijing: A huge 3 million-year-old canyon, thousands of feet deep in places, has been discovered buried under a major river in Tibet.

Three million-year-old canyon,   Tibet,   Yarlung Tsangpo River,   California Institute of Technology,   China Earthquake Administration,   ,  
Rejuvenating <strong>Yamuna</strong> on high priority: Najeeb Jung

Rejuvenating Yamuna on high priority: Najeeb Jung

14 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung chaired the first meeting of the multi-agency centre on Yamuna and said rejuvenating the river would be high on the priority of the city government.

Najeeb Jung,   Rejuvenating Yamuna,   Yamuna river,   BJP,   AAP,   Delhi government,   ,  
Air <strong>pollution</strong> increases <strong>river</strong>-flows: Study

Air pollution increases river-flows: Study

07 Oct 2014

London: Air pollution has had a significant impact on the amount of water flowing through many rivers in the northern hemisphere, a new study has found.

Air pollution,   river-flows,   aerosols,   environment,   climate change,  
<strong>River</strong> linking, irrigation on agenda at 'Jal Manthan' meet next week

River linking, irrigation on agenda at 'Jal Manthan' meet next week

15 Nov 2014

New Delhi:  Issues of inter-linking of rivers, repair and restoration of water bodies and water management will feature as part of deliberations at a meet starting here next week which aims to streamline policies to make them more people-friendly and responsive to the needs of the states.

River linking,   irrigation on agenda,   Jal Manthan,   Uma Bharati,   River Ganga,  

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