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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,  
Tribals of Koraput face drinking <strong>water</strong> shortage

Tribals of Koraput face drinking water shortage

22 Oct 2014

Koraput (Odisha): Tribals in remote areas of Koraput district are facing acute shortage of safe drinking water as several water supply stations are lying idle without power after cyclone Hudhud hit the district.

Tribals,   Koraput,   drinking water shortage,   cyclone,   cyclonic storms,   natural calamity,   flood,   cyclone hudhud,  
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 ,  
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,  
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,  
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,  
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,  

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