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On Its First Anniversary, The National Mission For Clean Ganga Has Reasons To Be Happy, But Significant Ground To Cover As Well

The river Ganga
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The National Mission for Clean Ganga has completed a year of significant achievements, though a lot of ground remains to be covered to ensure complete cleanliness of the river
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Rivers In Northeastern States Will Be Cleaned: Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal

Gomti River Pollution
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Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal promises to clear all pending projects to preserve Umshyrpi and Wahumkhrah rivers in Meghalaya, soon
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India’s Rivers In Danger, But Revitalisation And Cleaning Efforts Possible, Say Panelists At The Banega Swachh India Cleanathon

Panel discussion on rivers
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The danger India’s rivers face today due to pollution was a major topic of discussion at the NDTV-Dettol Banega Swachh India Cleanathon, where experts discussed and shared views on curbing the menace of river pollution
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Disposal Of Waste By Grossly Polluting Industries In Punjab Threaten The Widely Used Rivers Of The State

E-Waste On Ramganga Banks Has Toxic Chemicals: Uttar Pradesh Authorities To National Green Tribunal
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Once the famed land of five rivers, Punjab today is struggling with pollution across all its major rivers as industrial effluents is disposed without checks and treatment
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Caught In The Crossfire Between Odisha and Chhattisgarh, Mahanadi’s Pollution Problem Continues To Grow Due To Unchecked Waste Disposal

Mahanadi pollution
Chhattisgarh Features Odisha
Both Odisha and Chhattisgarh have been instrumental in disposing all types of waste into the Mahanadi, resulting in the river becoming a polluted mess moving towards gradual decay
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From Discharge Of Industrial Effluents To Disposal Of Household Waste, Godavari Faces Continuous Dangers Across The Major Three States It Flows Through

Pollution in Godavari
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Flowing through more than seven states, Godavari has been at the receiving end of industrial and domestic waste disposal, resulting in the river’s high pollution levels
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Once Assam’s Lifeline, The Brahmaputra River Today Is Struggling with Oil Pollution and Waste Disposal Which Are Gradually Rendering It Lifeless

Pollution in Brahmaputra
Assam Features Rivers Of India
Brahmaputra in Assam is dealing with oil pollution, lack of sewage treatment plants and disposal of waste in the river, resulting in its gradual decay and over-pollution
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Revival Of Rivers A Permanent Solution: N Chandrababu Naidu

Chandrababu Naidu Sets Ambitious Targets For A Swachh Andhra 
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Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu vowed to make Andhra Pradesh a model state through revival of rivers
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Task Force To Set Ganga Clean-Up Targets In A Week: Nitin Gadkari On Day 1 As Water Resource Minister

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Union minister Nitin Gadkari, who assumed additional charge of water resources, said the ministry would come out with a detailed schedule on achieving various targets under the mission in a time-bound and transparent manner in a week
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The Once Crystal Clear Waters Of Krishna Are Laden With Pollution Today

Krishna River
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Discharge of toxic effluents and construction activities along the banks of river Krishna has resulted in the river becoming polluted and its water unfit for usage
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Karnataka And Tamil Nadu’s Lifeline Cauvery Is Battling With Pollution

Cauvery
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Worsening water quality due to disposal of industrial waste has resulted in the once clean waters of Cauvery become a 'yellow' category river, making its waters unfit for usage
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Of The 445 Rivers Monitored, 275 Rivers Have 302 Polluted Stretches: Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan

Of The 445 Rivers Monitored, 275 Rivers Have 302 Polluted Stretches: Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan
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The Central Pollution Control Board examined the water quality of 445 rivers across the country and found 275 stretches to polluted, Maharashtra topping the list with 49 stretches
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