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Land, <strong>water</strong> management resources are need of the hour: Prakash Javadekar

Land, water management resources are need of the hour: Prakash Javadekar

30 Oct 2014

Bhopal: Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar on Thursday stressed on the importance of land and water management resources and called for new perspectives to protect the environment.

Prakash Javadekar,   Environment,   Union Minister for Environment and Forests,   IIFM,   Institute of Forest Management,   pollution in India,   Ganga,  
SC asks NGT to act against industrial units polluting Ganga

SC asks NGT to act against industrial units polluting Ganga

29 Oct 2014

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Green Tribunal to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga including snapping water and power connections to them while slamming Centre and State Pollution Control Boards for their "failure" to punish erring units.

Supreme Court,   National Green Tribunal,   NGT,   Industrial units,   Ganga,   Water,   Power connections,   Centre,   Pollution Control Boards,  
Goa government suspends <strong>water</strong> sports after death of Russian tourists

Goa government suspends water sports after death of Russian tourists

30 Oct 2014

Panaji: The Goa government here suspended all water sports activity across the state following the fresh incident of death of three Russian nationals near here during a water sport activity being operated illegally.

Goa Government,   Death of Russian Tourists,   Water Sports Suspended,   Department of Water Sports,  
Telangana, Andhra Pradesh fight over <strong>water</strong>, electricity

Telangana, Andhra Pradesh fight over water, electricity

29 Oct 2014

Hyderabad: The worst fears of united Andhra Pradesh's last chief minister Kiran Kumar Reddy appear to be coming true with Telangana and residuary state of Andhra Pradesh indulging in no-holds-barred war over sharing of electricity and river water.

Telangana,   Andhra Pradesh,   Andhra Telangana fight,   Polavaram project,   K Chandrasekhara Rao,   N Chandrababu Naidu,  
Immediate steps sought to check industrial <strong>pollution</strong>

Immediate steps sought to check industrial pollution

17 Sep 2014

Puducherry: AINRC MLA Ashok Anand on Tuesday called upon the administration to take immediate steps to prevent chemical industries from "indiscriminately discharging industrial effluents" considering the safety of sub soil water in the neighbouring coastal village of Kalapet.

Industrial pollution,   Chemical factories,   AINRC MLA,   Ashok Anand,   Water pollution,   Environmental damage,   ,  
NASA tool to identify drought-resilient plants

NASA tool to identify drought-resilient plants

28 Oct 2014

Washington: US space agency is developing a new space-based instrument to study how plants react to heat and water stress and identify drought-resilient plants.

NASA tool,   drought-resilient plants,   ECO system,   infrared radiometer,   global water,   carbon cycling,  
Punjab launches scheme for <strong>water</strong>-logged areas

Punjab launches scheme for water-logged areas

25 Oct 2014

Chandigarh: Starting with two villages in the worst affected district of Muktsar, the Punjab government on Saturday launched a scheme for development of infrastructure in these villages.

Punjab,   water log scheme,   scheme for water-logged areas,   Punjab government,   infrastructure scheme,   Parkash Singh Badal,   Punjab CM,  
Rio begins work to clean Olympic sailing waters

Rio begins work to clean Olympic sailing waters

11 Oct 2014

Rio de Janeiro: Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state water utility, Cedae has begun work on a new sewage system designed to reduce pollution at the 2016 Olympic sailing venue.

Rio de Janeiro,   Brazil,   state water utility,   Cedae,  sewage system,   pollution,   2016 Olympic,   sailing venue,  
Uma Bharti discusses Ganga rejuvenation plan with NEERI

Uma Bharti discusses Ganga rejuvenation plan with NEERI

27 Oct 2014

Nagpur: Union Minister Uma Bharti discussed various issues related to rejuvenation of river Ganga with scientists at the city-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI).

Uma Bharti,   Ganga rejuvenation plan,   NEERI,   Ganga conservation,   Holy river,   PM Modi,   Narendra Modi,   water resources minister,  
Projects to supply drinking <strong>water</strong> through solar pumps in Ganjam

Projects to supply drinking water through solar pumps in Ganjam

22 Oct 2014

Berhampur (Odisha): Drinking water supply to 48 villages having less than 100 population in Ganjam district will be made through solar pumps by the end of this year.

drinking water supply,   drinking water,   solar pumps,   Ganjam,   solar pumps,  

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