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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,  
Earth meteorite indicates <strong>water</strong> reservoir on Mars: NASA

Earth meteorite indicates water reservoir on Mars: NASA

19 Dec 2014

Washington: NASA and an international team of planetary scientists have found evidence in meteorites on Earth that indicates Mars has a distinct and global reservoir of water or ice near its surface. Though controversy still surrounds the origin, abundance and history of water on Mars, this discovery helps resolve the question of where the "missing Martian water" may have gone.

Earth meteorite,   Water reservoir,   Mars,   NASA,   Earth,  
Central team scheduled to visit proposed <strong>water</strong> transport project area

Central team scheduled to visit proposed water transport project area

19 Dec 2014

Thane: A central team will be visiting Thane after the current session of the Parliament in January next year to study the proposal for water transport projects in Thane, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, MP Rajan Vichare said here on Friday.

Central team,   water transport project,   MP Rajan Vichare,   Thane,   Mumbai,   Navi Mumbai,  
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,  
UDF government to implement guidelines to protect <strong>water</strong> sources

UDF government to implement guidelines to protect water sources

13 Dec 2014

Thiruvananthapuram: Congress led United Democratic Front (UDF) government in Kerala on Saturday decided to strictly implement the guidelines for comprehensive protection of water sources in the wake of increasing water and environmental pollution.

UDF government,   Kerala,   protection of water sources,   increasing pollution ,   GPS facility,   Organic farming,   ,  
Bhopal gas tragedy: Toxic waste disposal still awaited

Bhopal gas tragedy: Toxic waste disposal still awaited

28 Nov 2014

Bhopal: The toxic waste after the Bhopal Gas tragedy lying at the Union Carbide plant here is still awaiting disposal, even after 29 years of the world's worst industrial disaster, amid concerns of air and water pollution.

Bhopal gas tragedy,   Union Carbide plant,   industrial disaster,   Bhopal,   Madhya Pradesh High Court,   water pollution,   ,  
Technique developed that sprays <strong>water</strong> in air to bring rain

Technique developed that sprays water in air to bring rain

17 Dec 2014

London:Clouds form when water droplets gather on dust or other particles in the air. Increasing the amount of salt particles in the atmosphere allows more of these water droplets to form the clouds denser and more reflective. Now, a team from universities of Manchester, Washington and Edinburgh have found a technique called "Rayleigh Jet" which can spray a fine jet of water that breaks down into small droplets in the sky.

Technique,   Clouds,  Rayleigh Jet,   Salt water,   Air,   Rain,   Water droplets ,  
 Advanced Heavy <strong>Water</strong> Reactor likely to be functional by 2020

Advanced Heavy Water Reactor likely to be functional by 2020

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: The indigenously-developed Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) is likely to be functional by 2020, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Lok Sabha,   MoS,   Jitendra Singh,   PMO,   BARC,   Chattisgarh,   Uranium,  
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,  
Ensure adequate <strong>water</strong> and sanitation in shelter homes: Najeeb Jung

Ensure adequate water and sanitation in shelter homes: Najeeb Jung

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: A round-the-clock control room has been made operational from December 15 to receive feedback and complaints pertaining to night shelters in the national capital.

Delhi,   Najeeb Jung,   Lieutenant Governor,   Delhi Jal Board,   DJB,   Shelter Homes,  

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