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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 ,  
Don't pollute <strong>Yamuna</strong> on Ganesh Chaturthi: Delhi Governor to devotees

Don't pollute Yamuna on Ganesh Chaturthi: Delhi Governor to devotees

23 Aug 2014

New Delhi: With the Narendra Modi government moving toward cleaning India's rivers, including the sacred Ganga and its tributary, the Yamuna, authorities are worried that coming religious festivals might just aggravate the river's pollution.

Yamuna river,   Ganesh Chaturthi,   Delhi Governor,   Najeeb Jung,   devotees,   pollution,   cleaning drive,  
Taj Mahal: A victim of man and nature

Taj Mahal: A victim of man and nature

05 Jun 2014

Agra: India's tourism icon and a symbol of earthly love, the 17th century white marble mausoleum, the Taj Mahal, is a victim of both nature and man. If the monument looks sick and pale to visitors, the reason is the dry and heavily polluted Yamuna that once formed an integral part of the Taj Mahal complex.

Taj Mahal,   world environment day,   Yamuna,   pollution in Agra,   effects of pollution on Taj Mahal,   yellowing of Taj Mahal’s marbels ,  
Delhi ranked 111th in global liveability study

Delhi ranked 111th in global liveability study

21 Aug 2014

London: Delhi has been ranked a dismal 111th out of 140 world cities in a latest global liveability study, pointing to the lack of urban planning across India's polluted and chaotic cities.

Delhi,   global liveability study,   pollution,   chaotic cities,   economist,  
Delhi: Soon motorists will require PUC to buy petrol, diesel

Delhi: Soon motorists will require PUC to buy petrol, diesel

21 Aug 2014

New Delhi: Soon motorists will have to show 'pollution under control' certificates at petrol pumps to refuel their vehicles with the Delhi government taking an in-principle decision to this effect primarily to check vehicular pollution in the city.  

Petrol,   diesel,   PUC,   Delhi government,   pollution under control,   petrol pumps,  
Central <strong>Pollution</strong> Control Board's ESS inspects 201 industrial units in 2013-14: Govt

Central Pollution Control Board's ESS inspects 201 industrial units in 2013-14: Govt

13 Aug 2014

New Delhi: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has set up a mechanism under its environmental surveillance squad programme to carry out surprise inspections and assessment of pollution levels of industrial units, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Central Pollution Control Board,   industrial unit,   lok sabha,   government,   pollution check,  
Sponge-like plastic to soak up CO2, reduce <strong>pollution</strong>

Sponge-like plastic to soak up CO2, reduce pollution

11 Aug 2014

London: Scientists have developed a sponge-like plastic that soaks up carbon dioxide (CO2) and might ease our transition away from polluting fossil fuels and towards new energy sources, such as hydrogen.

Pollution reduction,   Pollutants,   CO2,   Environment cleaner,   Zero-emission technology,   Greenhouse Pollutants,  
Gadkari announces Rs 15,000 crore projects for Uttar Pradesh, Haryana

Gadkari announces Rs 15,000 crore projects for Uttar Pradesh, Haryana

16 Aug 2014

Faridabad: Union Minister for Roads, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari announced Rs 15,000 crore road projects in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana.

Nitin Gadkari,   Union Minister for Roads,   Highways and Shipping,   Yamuna River,   road project in Uttar Pradesh,   road project in Haryana,  
Expert appointed to study polluted river stretches in Gujarat

Expert appointed to study polluted river stretches in Gujarat

04 Aug 2014

Ahmedabad: In a bid to tackle pollution in several river stretches across the state, the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has roped in a Mumbai-based expert, who will submit a report documenting the causes as well as the steps needed to improve the situation.

Gujarat,   Maharashtra,   Ahmedabad,   pollution,   river stretches,   Gujarat Pollution Control Board,   GPCB,   Mumbai-based expert,   Deepak Kantawala ,  
Smart-phone sensor to map <strong>pollution</strong>

Smart-phone sensor to map pollution

14 Jul 2014

Berlin: A new sensor to measure particulate matter in the air is being developed. German scientists are developing a sensor that can be attached to a smart-phone and measures fine dust levels in the air.

Smartphone sensor,   pollution,   sensor,   dust measurement,   smartphone,  

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