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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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An Innovation To Help Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Kerala Students Launch A Robotic Device To Monitor River Pollution

An Innovation To Help Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Kerala Students Launch A Robotic Device To Monitor River Pollution
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Soon, checking dissolved water pollution in India’s water bodies and alerting the defaulter industries can be done with ease, all thanks to these college students from Kerala
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Narmada To Be A Living Entity: Madhya Pradesh Cabinet Gives In-Principle Approval

River Clean-Up: Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Unveil A Plan To Revive Rivers In Madhya Pradesh
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At the Naramada Seva Yatra last month, Union Minister Rajnath Singh had suggested to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to introduce a bill in the state assembly according the status of human entity to Narmada river
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Untreated Sewage: Are Interceptor Sewage Lines Going To Save The Yamuna?

Untreated Sewage: Are Interceptor Sewage Lines Going To Save The Yamuna?
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According to the Delhi Jal Board, once completed, Interceptor Sewers could reduce pollution in the Yamuna by 60%
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Toilets To Be Constructed On The Banks Of Narmada To End Open Defecation: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Plans To Replicate Narmada Sewa Yatra Campaign To Save Its Other Rivers
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To clean up the mighty river - Narmada, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan orders the construction of toilets on the banks of Narmada and setting up of the sewage treatment plants
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How Yamuna Went From One Of India’s Holiest To One Of World’s Dirtiest

Yamuna pollution
Features World Water Day Special
Delhi's wastewater drains are the primary source of effluents in the Yamuna, making the river's water completely unusable. Though these drains nearly half of Delhi's sewage runs into the river, untreated
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Rivers In Europe Are Beautiful. Hope Our Country Would Learn From It: Uma Bharti

india and european union sign MoU to clean rivers - Banega Swachh India
News World Water Day Special
India and the European Union (EU) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Water Partnership to clean Indian rivers with European assistance.
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Villages Along The Ganga To Be Open Defecation Free By December

National Green Tribunal Demands A Clarity On Ganga Encroachment From Centre, Other Stakeholders
Open Defecation Free World Water Day Special
There are 5,169 villages located along Ganga, falling under 1,651 gram panchayats in 52 districts of these states. According to ministry officials, around 1,300 of these villages have become ODF till now.
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Hema Malini, Shooting On Narmada Bank, Tweets About How Clean It Is

Hema Malini, Shooting On Narmada Bank, Tweets About How Clean It Is
News World Water Day Special
Veteran actress and politician Hema Malini has hailed the government and people of Madhya Pradesh for maintaining the beauty of Narmada River.
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11-Year-Old Shraddha Swims 570 Km From Kanpur To Varanasi, To Spread The Message Of ‘Clean Ganga’

11-Year-Old Shraddha Swims 570 Km From Kanpur To Varanasi, To Spread The Message Of ‘Clean Ganga’
Swachh Warriors World Water Day Special
Meet Shraddha Shukla who has undertaken a brave challenge to raise awareness for a ‘swachh ganga.’
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