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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?
Features
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

Toilets To Be Constructed On The Banks Of Narmada To End Open Defecation: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
News Open Defecation Free
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 The Yamuna Went From One Of India’s Holiest To One Of World’s Dirtiest

How The Yamuna Went From One Of India’s Holiest To One Of World’s Dirtiest
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

Villages Along The Ganga To Be Open Defecation Free By December
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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On This Ganesh Chaturthi, Pledge To Make India Swachh, Avoid Ganesha Idols Made Of POP: Narendra Modi

On This Ganesh Chaturthi, Pledge To Make India Swachh, Avoid Ganesha Idols Made Of POP: Narendra Modi
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Raising concerns over the environment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to avoid using Ganesha idols made of Plaster of Paris (POP) during the Ganesh Chaturthi.
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Delhi’s Waste Is Responsible For Killing All Aquatic Life In Yamuna River

Delhi's Waste Is Responsible For Killing All Aquatic Life In Yamuna River
News Waste Management World Water Day Special
The 22-km stretch along the national capital has virtually no aquatic life -- thanks to over 20 drains that pour untreated sewage and other waste into the river.
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Agra Environmentalists Tied Rakhi To Pledge Their Support To Save The Dying Yamuna

Agra Environmentalists Tied Rakhi To Pledge Their Support To Save The Dying Yamuna
News World Water Day Special
Environmentalist tied 'rakhi' to the Yamuna to pledge support and work to save the dying river.
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Ferry Service On Yamuna In Two Years: Uma Bharti

Ferry Service On Yamuna In Two Years: Uma Bharti
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Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti recently said the Centre was committed to clean up the Yamuna river and for that they will start ferry service between Vrindavan and Agra in Uttar Pradesh in two years.
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Yamuna Clean-Up Drive Gets A Major Boost By NGT

Yamuna Clean-Up Drive Gets A Major Boost By NGT
News World Water Day Special
The National Green Tribunal has directed the Agra Municipal Corporation to conduct a thorough clean-up of the Yamuna river bank, mainly the area close to Taj Mahal.
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