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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,   ,  
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,  
Harsh Vardhan asks LG to ensure noise <strong>pollution</strong>-free Diwali

Harsh Vardhan asks LG to ensure noise pollution-free Diwali

16 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday wrote to Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung urging him to ensure that the national capital celebrates a noise-pollution free Diwali.

Harsh Vardhan,   Union Health Minister,   Delhi Lieutenant Governor,   Najeeb Jung,   Noise-pollution free Diwali ,  
Power, <strong>water</strong> supply improve, relief works on brisk pace in  Andhra Pradesh

Power, water supply improve, relief works on brisk pace in Andhra Pradesh

17 Oct 2014

Visakhapatnam: Relief work in Andhra Pradesh's cyclone-hit districts continued at a brisk pace amid expectations that essential services would be restored in a major way by Saturday evening, six days after Hudhud struck the coastal belt resulting in loss of 38 lives and large-scale destruction.

Andhra Pradesh,   N Chandrababu Naidu,   Hudhud,   Hudhud cylone,   ,  
NGT imposes Rs 5 crore fine on Simbhaoli Sugar Mills for polluting Ganga

NGT imposes Rs 5 crore fine on Simbhaoli Sugar Mills for polluting Ganga

16 Oct 2014

New Delhi: Taking a stern view on release of effluents into Ganga, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday directed Simbhaoli Sugar Mills to pay a compensation of Rs 5 crore for "intentionally avoiding to discharge their social corporate responsibility" and polluting the river.

NGT,   fine,   Simbhaoli Sugar Mills,   Ganga,   National Green Tribunal,   compensation,   Ganga pollution,  
Thick polluted fog engulfs Beijing; Government issues yellow alert

Thick polluted fog engulfs Beijing; Government issues yellow alert

09 Oct 2014

Beijing: The highly polluted fog is back again to haunt the Chinese capital as the government issued a yellow alert for air pollution for the next three days advising residents to take a number of precautions.

Thick fog,   Smog,   Pollution,   China pollution,   Yellow alert,   Air pollution,  
Cigarette ash can help remove arsenic from <strong>water</strong>

Cigarette ash can help remove arsenic from water

16 Oct 2014

Beijing: Discarded cigarette ash can provide a simple, low-cost method to remove arsenic, a well-known poison, from drinking water, scientists have found.

Cigarette ash,   arsenic,   poison,   drinking water,   skin discolouration,   stomach pain,  
Air <strong>pollution</strong> increases river-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,  
Power supply partially restored, mobile services improve in Vizag

Power supply partially restored, mobile services improve in Vizag

16 Oct 2014

Visakhapatnam: Power supply has been partially restored in Visakhapatnam district and mobile communication services have also significantly improved, bringing some relief to the people facing harrowing times after Sunday's devastating Cyclone Hudhud.

restore water supply,   power supply,   cyclone hit areas,   Andhra Pradesh,   cyclone,   cyclonic storm,   natural calamity,  
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,  

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