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Government says taking steps to prevent air <strong>pollution</strong>-related deaths

Government says taking steps to prevent air pollution-related deaths

27 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Amid concerns over rising air pollution in the national capital, the Government on Thursday said it has taken various measures to prevent mortality arising out of such a situation.

air pollution deaths,   Delhi air pollution,   mortality,   Prakash Javadekar,   Rajya Sabha,   Central Pollution Control Board,  
Vehicles aging over 15 years won't be allowed to ply in Delhi: NGT

Vehicles aging over 15 years won't be allowed to ply in Delhi: NGT

27 Nov 2014

New Delhi: Expressing displeasure over increasing pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) held that all vehicles aging more than 15 years would not be permitted to ply on the city roads.

pollution,   pollution in Delhi,   National Green Tribunal,   NGT,   Delhi traffic,   pollution in India,   Pollution check in Delhi,  
Jaundice grips Sambalpur, <strong>water</strong> samples to be sent to Pune

Jaundice grips Sambalpur, water samples to be sent to Pune

27 Nov 2014

Sambalpur: With jaundice spreading in Sambalpur, Odisha's health department will send water samples to National Institute of Virology in Pune for laboratory test.

Jaundice,   Sambalpur,   Odisha Health Department,   National Institute of Virology ,  
Panel reviewing green laws for reducing role of inspectors

Panel reviewing green laws for reducing role of inspectors

18 Nov 2014

New Delhi: A high-level committee formed to review green laws has recommended reduction of role of inspectors in approving plans and monitoring air and water pollution. The panel formed in August this year, submitted its recommendation report to Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday and said that they have suggested measures to preserve the environment but at the same time make development much easier.

Environment Minister,   Prakash Javadekar,   committee for green laws,   inspectors,   air pollution,   water pollution,   environment preservation,  
1,500 Gujarat farmers to be given solar-powered <strong>water</strong> pumps

1,500 Gujarat farmers to be given solar-powered water pumps

25 Nov 2014

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government plans to give solar-powered water pumps to 1,500 farmers with the dual aim of providing electricity connections to farmers living in far-fetched areas as well as reduce burden of subsidy on the state treasury, it was officially announced here on Monday.

Gujarat farmers,   solar-powered water pumps,   Gujarat government,   subsidy,   Gujarat Energy Minister,  
Tamil Nadu should understand concerns on rising <strong>water</strong> level: Oommen Chandy

Tamil Nadu should understand concerns on rising water level: Oommen Chandy

24 Nov 2014

Chennai: With the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam touching the contentious 142 foot mark, the Kerala government on Monday urged Tamil Nadu to "understand" its concerns over the dam's stability, while indicating that it had no problems sharing water with its neighbour.

Mullaperiyar dam,   Kerala government,   Tamil Nadu,   Chief Minister Oommen Chandy,   Safety of the dam,   Supreme Court,   ,  
Rajasthan government to introduce self-attestation of documents from January 1

Rajasthan government to introduce self-attestation of documents from January 1

25 Nov 2014

Jaipur: In compliance with the Modi government's initiative of replacing the need for attestation by a gazetted officer with self-certification by a citizen, the government of Rajasthan has announced the introduction of "self-attestation" and declaration system from January next year.

Self-attestation,   Rajasthan government,   panchayati raj institutions,   ration cards,   land transfer,   power-electricity-water connections,   caste certificate,   driving license,   pension,   ,  
Rs 415 crore sanctioned for drinking <strong>water</strong> project

Rs 415 crore sanctioned for drinking water project

21 Nov 2014

Berhampur (Odisha): Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (Hudco) has sanctioned Rs 415 crore loan for implementation of a drinking water project in Berhampur city in south Odisha.

Rs 415 crore,   drinking water,   water project,   drinking water,  
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,   ,  
Need to prepare in advance for 2015 monsoon: Birender Singh

Need to prepare in advance for 2015 monsoon: Birender Singh

21 Nov 2014

New Delhi: States need to take steps in advance to prepare for the 2015 monsoon so that maximum water can be stored in those few months, Rural Development Minister Birender Singh said on Thursday.

Birender Singh,   Rural Development Minister,   water conservation,   water harvesting,   Narendra Modi,   ,  

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