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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,   ,  
Harish Rawat favours small dams to solve drinking <strong>water</strong> problem

Harish Rawat favours small dams to solve drinking water problem

18 Sep 2014

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has directed the authorities to expedite irrigation and flood control projects on the banks of rivers in the state.

Uttarakhand,   Harish Rawat,   flood control projects,   small dams,   drinking water problem,  
<strong>Water</strong>-holding 1.3 billion-year-old meteorite suggests Mars was habitable

Water-holding 1.3 billion-year-old meteorite suggests Mars was habitable

18 Sep 2014

London: A fragment of a 1.3 billion-year-old Martian meteorite shows signs that it once held water, suggesting that the red planet may have been habitable, scientists say.

Martian meteorite,   Mars,   habitable,   cell-like structure,   UK,   Greece,  
First <strong>water</strong>-based nuclear battery developed to generate electrical energy

First water-based nuclear battery developed to generate electrical energy

18 Sep 2014

Washington: In a first, scientists have developed a long-lasting and more efficient water-based nuclear battery that can be used as a reliable energy source in automobiles and even in complicated applications such as space flight.

Scientists,   Nuclear battery,   Energy source,   Automobiles,   Applications,   Space flight,  
Centre planning dedicated university on Ganga rejuvenation

Centre planning dedicated university on Ganga rejuvenation

18 Sep 2014

New Delhi: To give an impetus to the Ganga rejuvenation programme, the Ministry of Water Resources is considering setting up a dedicated university for the purpose.

Ganga rejuvenation,   Ministry of Water Resources,   Uma Bharti,   NDA Government,   Ganga cleaning,   Namami Gange,  
Dozen villagers hospitalized after drinking pit <strong>water</strong> in Palghar

Dozen villagers hospitalized after drinking pit water in Palghar

17 Sep 2014

Palghar: At least a dozen tribal’s from Nandgaon village in Jawahar taluka have been hospitalized for gastroenteritis after they drank contaminated water from pits, officials said on Wednesday.

Nandgaon village,   Pit water,   Gastroenteritis,   Palghar district,   Water ,  
Jammu & Kashmir Civil Secretariat re-opens

Jammu & Kashmir Civil Secretariat re-opens

18 Sep 2014

Srinagar: After remaining closed for 11 days due to massive floods, Jammu and Kashmir's Civil Secretariat re-opened on Thursday. However, less than 10 percent employees reported for work at the scheduled opening time at 9:30 AM, the official in-charge of security at the Secretariat said.

J&K floods,   Civil Secretariat,   J&K Chief Minister,   Omar Abdullah,   Flood water receding ,  
First <strong>water</strong>-based nuclear battery developed

First water-based nuclear battery developed

17 Sep 2014

Washington: In a first, scientists have developed a long-lasting and more efficient water-based nuclear battery that can be used as a reliable energy source in automobiles and even in complicated applications such as space flight.

First water-based nuclear battery,   water-based nuclear battery,   automobiles,   battery life,   nuclear technologies,   ,  
Punjab CM urges his Himachal counterpart to check Ghaggar river <strong>pollution</strong>

Punjab CM urges his Himachal counterpart to check Ghaggar river pollution

15 Sep 2014

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday urged his Himachal Pradesh counterpart Virbhadra Singh to jointly put up an effective monitoring mechanism for the cleaning up of Ghaggar river. In a letter to Virbhadra Singh the Punjab Chief Minister informed him about the deterioration of the water quality of Ghaggar in Punjab, an official release said.

Punjab CM,   Parkash Singh Badal,   Himachal Pradesh CM,   Virbhadra Singh,   Ghaggar river Ghaggar pollution,   ,  
Green norms to be made more stringent for industry: Javadekar

Green norms to be made more stringent for industry: Javadekar

16 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Expressing concern over rising industrial and vehicular pollution in the country, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said he wanted to make green norms more stringent for the industry and strengthen regulations for diesel vehicles. The minister, however, told the industry that the government would be "practical" in its approach and business leaders would be consulted before framing any rules in this regard.

Green norms,   stringent for industry,   Prakash Javadekar,   BJP,   Environment minister,   pollution,   Rules,  

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