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National Mission For Clean Ganga Organises Events To Mark World Environment Day

National Mission For Clean Ganga Organises Events To Mark World Environment Day
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National Mission for Clean Ganga organised a national level programme to mark the World Environment Day and also launched a new publication highlighting the work of the Namami Gange Projects ...
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Ganga River Water Unfit For Direct Drinking, Bathing, Says Central Pollution Control Board

The data has been collected by live monitoring stations in the Ganga basin across the country
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River Ganga is considered as the lifeline of India, however the Central Pollution Control Board data reveals that the river water is so polluted that it is unfit for drinking as well as bathing ...
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Ganga Polluted With Bacteria Way Beyond The Permissible Limit, Suggests CPCB Data

The CPCB released data of water quality of Ganga at nine inter-state boundaries passing through states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Jharkhand
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Faecal coliform bacteria, such as E.coli, are found in excreta that contaminates water through untreated sewerage ...
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Even A Drop Of Pollution In Ganga Is Matter Of Concern, Says National Green Tribunal

Even A Drop Of Pollution In Ganga Is Matter Of Concern, Says National Green Tribunal
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National Green Tribunal directed that the National Mission for Clean Ganga needs to duly demarcate flood plains, set up biodiversity parks and undertake afforestation ...
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26-Year-Old Ganga Activist Aatmabodhanand Breaks 194-Day Fast On Receiving Written Assurance For A Cleaner Ganga

The activist who started the fast by giving up food, also decided to give up water to strengthen his protest in April
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Ascetic Aatmabodhanand’s demand include the passage of the Ganga Act and a ban on deforestation and mining in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand among others, in order to save the holy river of Ganga ...
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National Geographic Society To Launch Expedition To Study Plastic Pollution In River Ganga

The socio-economic team will survey local communities along the expedition route to better understand awareness and perceptions of plastic pollution
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The expedition will be carried out by a team of 15 scientists and engineers, co-led by National Geographic Fellows who will work with international partners to provide science-based, actionable information to help combat the plastic pollution in Ganga ...
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Namami Gange Brings Laurels To India At Global Water Summit In London

In Namami Gange programme, a total of 289 projects have been sanctioned at a cost of Rs 28,377 crore out of which 87 projects have been completed
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The Namami Gange programme, an integrated mission for Ganga rejuvenation, won the coveted 'Public Water Agency of the Year' award at the Global Water Summit ...
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West Bengal Treats Only 49 Per Cent Of Wastewater Before Dumping It In Ganga, Says National Green Tribunal

West Bengal Treats Only 49 Per Cent Of Wastewater Before Dumping It In Ganga, Says National Green Tribunal
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Voicing dissatisfaction over the steps taken by the West Bengal government to clean the Ganga, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the state to monitor the progress in the implementation of pollution laws ...
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World Water Day 2019: What Pollutes The Mighty Ganga, Experts Speak

World Water Day 2019: What Pollutes The Mighty Ganga, Experts Speak
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The Ganga River, which sustains millions of people in India is being continuously exploited and exposed to hazardous waste, and the government programmes for rejuvenating the river seem to lose sight of the real problem ...
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Publicise Water Quality Of Ganga At Strategic Locations: National Green Tribunal To UP, Uttarakhand Governemnt

Publicise Water Quality Of Ganga At Strategic Locations: National Green Tribunal To UP, Uttarakhand Governemnt
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Voicing dissatisfaction over the steps taken by the Uttarakhand government to clean the Ganga, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Uttarakhand and the UP pollution control boards to publicise the water quality of the river at all strategic locations on a monthly basis and indicate if it is fit for bathing and drinking ...
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How A Chance Meeting With Prime Minister Inspired This Grammy Winner To Dedicate Music To The Environment

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The album Shanti Samsara was conceived after meeting with PM Modi and contains songs like "Ganga", throwing light on the pollution plaguing the river, and on "Earth and Water" ...
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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari Lays Foundation Stone For Sewerage Infrastructure Projects For 13 Towns In Bihar

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The proposed projects will prevent the flow of 32 crore Litres of Sewage per day into the Ganga river from 13 towns of Bihar ...
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