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Delhi ranked 111th in global liveability study

Delhi ranked 111th in global liveability study

21 Aug 2014

London: Delhi has been ranked a dismal 111th out of 140 world cities in a latest global liveability study, pointing to the lack of urban planning across India's polluted and chaotic cities.

Delhi,   global liveability study,   pollution,   chaotic cities,   economist,  
Delhi: Soon motorists will require PUC to buy petrol, diesel

Delhi: Soon motorists will require PUC to buy petrol, diesel

21 Aug 2014

New Delhi: Soon motorists will have to show 'pollution under control' certificates at petrol pumps to refuel their vehicles with the Delhi government taking an in-principle decision to this effect primarily to check vehicular pollution in the city.  

Petrol,   diesel,   PUC,   Delhi government,   pollution under control,   petrol pumps,  
Over 4 lakh affected by Assam floods

Over 4 lakh affected by Assam floods

20 Aug 2014

Guwahati: A man and a child were killed even as over four lakh people continued to reel under floods caused by surging waters of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries in Assam, an official said on Tuesday.

Assam State Disaster Management Authority,   ASDMA,   Inland Water Department,   IWT,   ,   ,  
Mega piped <strong>water</strong> project in Koraput for supply of safe drinking <strong>water</strong> in rural areas

Mega piped water project in Koraput for supply of safe drinking water in rural areas

18 Aug 2014

Koraput (Odisha): In its effort to ensure uninterrupted supply of safe drinking water in rural areas, the district administration in Odisha's Koraput is planning to undertake 10 mega piped water projects at a cost of Rs 600 crore.

water,   drinking water,   water supply,   clean water,   safe drinking water,  
Bihar floods claim 10 lives; rivers show receding trend

Bihar floods claim 10 lives; rivers show receding trend

19 Aug 2014

Patna: One more person died in floods in Patna district, taking the toll due to inundation in Bihar to 10 even as major rivers on Tuesday showed receding trend. One person drowned in the flood water in the Ghoswari block of rural Patna last night, Joint Secretary in Disaster Management Department (DMD) Sunil Kumar said.

Bihar flood,   flood,   natural calamity,   flood water,   death toll,  
<strong>Water</strong> supply may be hit in Noida, Sahibabad

Water supply may be hit in Noida, Sahibabad

18 Aug 2014

Ghaziabad: Water supply to areas in Sahibabad and Noida will be affected in the coming days as the Pratap Vihar-based Gangajal Treatment Plant will be shut from Monday due to non-supply of water from Gang Nahar.

Water supply in NOIDA,   Sahibabad,   Gangajal Treatment Plant,   Haridwar water supply stopped,  
ONGC begins cement plugging operation at Bombay high rig

ONGC begins cement plugging operation at Bombay high rig

21 Jul 2014

Mumbai: The process of "cement plugging" the leak of high pressure inflammable gas began, a day after it was reported at an oil rig of state-owned ONGC at Bombay High off the Mumbai coast, even as inclement weather was hampering the operation.

Bombay high rig,   ONGC,   Bombay High off,   Sagar Uday,   water pollution,  
Uma Bharti promises to control Yamuna <strong>pollution</strong>

Uma Bharti promises to control Yamuna pollution

06 Aug 2014

Agra: The central government has promised action to contain pollution of the Yamuna river and restore its past glory. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said this to a delegation of social activists led by Ram Shankar Katheria, the BJP's Lok Sabha member from Agra.

Uma Bharti,   Yamuna pollution,   Union Minister for Water Resources,   River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation,   Ram Shankar Katheria,   BJP,   Lok Sabha member ,  
Many villages in Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar submerged by <strong>water</strong>

Many villages in Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar submerged by water

16 Aug 2014

Jalpaiguri/Alipurduar(WB): Many villages in Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar district have been submerged by the flood waters of the river Duduya and Sankosh, official sources said on Saturday.

Villages,   water,   flood water,   flood,   natural calamity,   ,  
White <strong>water</strong> rafting gives a boost to Goa's adventure tourism

White water rafting gives a boost to Goa's adventure tourism

18 Aug 2014

Valpoi (Goa): The white waters of Mandovi river in Goa's North Eastern terrain have emerged as an alternate ground for tourism, attracting those looking for adventure.

Rafting,   white water rafting,   tourism,   Goa tourism,   adventure,  

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