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<strong>Yamuna</strong> will be brought under Environment Protection Act: Government

Yamuna will be brought under Environment Protection Act: Government

23 Mar 2015

New Delhi: The government has promised to bring the Yamuna under the Environment Protection Act within two months to ensure "free flow of the river".

Yamuna river,   Environment Protection Act,   Indian government,   Ravishankar Prasad,   Yamuna pollution free,   Yamuna River Bed,  
Activists go ahead with march for <strong>Yamuna</strong> clean-up

Activists go ahead with march for Yamuna clean-up

17 Mar 2015

Mathura: Spiritual leaders and activists who are taking part in the 'Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra' on Monday rejected Union minister Uma Bharati's plea to them to suspend the march.

Yamuna clean up,   Yamuna river pollution,   Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra,   Uma Bharati,   Yamuna river cleaning,  
NGT seeks UP government's reply on ceramic factories in Khurja

NGT seeks UP government's reply on ceramic factories in Khurja

20 Apr 2015

New Delhi: The ceramic factories in Uttar Pradesh's Khurja city on Monday came under the lens of the National Green Tribunal, which sought response from the UP government and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) on a plea seeking their closure.

NGT,   National Green Tribunal,   Uttar Pradesh Government,   Ceramic Factories,   Khurja,   Bulandshahar,   Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board,   UPPCB,   Air Pollution,   Mismanagement of Solid Waste,   Latest State News ,  
Farmers block <strong>Yamuna</strong> Expressway in Uttar Pradesh

Farmers block Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh

14 Apr 2015

Mathura: Farmers blockaded the Yamuna Expressway on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh, demanding more money as compensation for crops damaged by untimely rainfall.

Farmers,   Yamuna Expressway,   Crops damaged,   Untimely rainfall,   Compensation,   Mathura,   Latest News,  
Tea-sellers in Nashik become unlikely heroes battling indoor air <strong>pollution</strong>: Reports

Tea-sellers in Nashik become unlikely heroes battling indoor air pollution: Reports

17 Apr 2015

New Delhi: Armed with clean energy biomass stoves, tea-sellers in India's western city of Nashik are becoming unlikely heroes in the country's battle against indoor air pollution by not only using the wood-fuelled stoves for their trade but also selling them.

Tea sellers,   Indoor air pollution,   Clean energy,   Biomass stoves,   World Health Organization,   Indian social enterprise,   Latest National News,  
  Oral medication better protects diabetics from <strong>pollution</strong>: Study

Oral medication better protects diabetics from pollution: Study

11 Apr 2015

New York:  Oral diabetes medications are more effective than insulin in protecting diabetics from the adverse effects of high traffic pollution, says a study.

Oral medication,   diabetics,   pollution,   traffic,   Latest news ,  
City <strong>pollution</strong> check now at a click!

City pollution check now at a click!

07 Apr 2015

New Delhi: People across India can now track the quality of air they breathe with the click of a button! Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a National Air Quality Index (AQI), which will monitor the quality of air in major urban centres across the country on a real-time basis.

City pollution,   click to check,   Narendra Modi,   National Air Quality Index ,  
Tampons can identify sewage <strong>pollution</strong> sources in rivers

Tampons can identify sewage pollution sources in rivers

07 Apr 2015

London: Tampons may not be an obvious scientific tool, but engineers from the University of Sheffield in Britain have found in them a new utility - using them to identify the sources from where sewage is discharged into the river.

Tampons,   sewage pollution,   river pollution,   UV light ,  
Panel on <strong>Yamuna</strong> 'E-flow': Centre calls for consensus among members

Panel on Yamuna 'E-flow': Centre calls for consensus among members

02 Apr 2015

New Delhi: Differences of opinion among the members of a panel set up to decide on the 'Environmental Flow' in Yamuna river has forced the Ministry of Water Resources to ask them to arrive at a consensus so that their report can be submitted to another body set up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Yamuna,   Yamuna River,   National Green Tribunal,   NGT,   ,  
Uma Bharti promises to control <strong>Yamuna</strong> <strong>pollution</strong>

Uma Bharti promises to control Yamuna pollution

06 Aug 2014

Agra: The central government has promised action to contain pollution of the Yamuna river and restore its past glory. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said this to a delegation of social activists led by Ram Shankar Katheria, the BJP's Lok Sabha member from Agra.

Uma Bharti,   Yamuna pollution,   Union Minister for Water Resources,   River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation,   Ram Shankar Katheria,   BJP,   Lok Sabha member ,  

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