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Budget 2019: As Water Crisis Intensifies, Allocation For Drinking Water Increased But For Ganga And Other River Conservation Cut

Budget 2019: As Water Crisis Intensifies, Allocation For Drinking Water Increased But For Ganga And Other River Conservation Cut
News Water Supply
The government has launched ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ to ensure drinking water to all by 2024, however, it slashed budget for major schemes for the conservation of water sources like National Ganga Plan, National River Conservation Groundwater Management ...
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Toxic Materials In Idols Behind Spike In Heavy Metals In Yamuna After Immersion, Says The NGT Formed Committee

Toxic Materials In Idols Behind Spike In Heavy Metals In Yamuna After Immersion, Says The NGT Formed Committee
Delhi News Yamuna Clean-Up
A committee formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on cleaning of Yamuna said that the river has been reduced to a trickle and remains dry in some stretches for almost nine months of the year, adding that it would not be possible to rejuvenate the river unless the minimum environmental flow is provided ...
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11 New Projects Sanctioned To Rejuvenate River Yamuna By Nitin Gadkari

All Stakeholders Must Work Together To Free Delhi From Water, Air Pollution, Says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari
Delhi News Yamuna Clean-Up
In an effort to clean Yamuna river in Dlehi, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari laid foundation stones of eleven projects to conserve the 22-km stretch of the Yamuna in the national capital from Wazirabad to Okhla barrage ...
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River Pollution: High Court Asks Maharashtra Government To Take Measures To Check Pollution In Godavari

River Pollution: High Court Asks Maharashtra Government To Take Measures To Check Pollution In Godavari
Maharashtra News
While hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by social activists seeking the cleaning of the Godavari River, the Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to take urgent steps to curb pollution in the River and implement the recommendations of the National Environmental Engineering Institute (NERI) in controlling pollution ...
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2% Yamuna Stretch Accounts For 76% Of Pollution In River: Report

2% Yamuna Stretch Accounts For 76% Of Pollution In River: Report
News Rivers Of India Yamuna Clean-Up
The 2 per cent stretch from Wazirabad to Okhla sees the maximum discharge of untreated industrial and domestic wastes ...
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Surface And Groundwater Pollution Are Pushing India Towards A Water Crisis

World Water Day 2018: Surface And Groundwater Pollution Are Pushing India Towards An Irreversible Water Crisis
World Water Day Special
With 275 polluted river stretches, contaminated groundwater in nine major states and dying lakes across the country, India stares at a massive water crisis in coming days ...
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World Water Day 2018: 5 Major Things India Can Learn From The Global Water Crisis

World Water Day 2018 5 Major Things India Can Learn From The Global Water Crisis
World Water Day Special
The global water crisis can help India learn a lot about steps that need to be taken to address the widening demand – supply gap in the country ...
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South Asia Network On Dams, Rivers And People Slams River Rejuvenation Programme, Says ‘Nothing New’ About New Strategies

South Asia Network On Dams, Rivers And People Slams River Rejuvenation Programme, Says ‘Nothing New’ About New Strategies
News Rivers Of India
On January 24, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan announced the new strategies for river rejuvenation, which will focus on the entire river basin unlike the current strategy that was limited to tackling pollution load from domestic wastewater and regulation of industrial pollution ...
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Rivers Of India To Get A New Life: Environment Ministry Strategises To Restore Lost Ecology Of Water Bodies

Rivers Of India To Get A New Life Environment Ministry Strategises To Restore Lost Ecology Of Water Bodies
News Rivers Of India
The environment ministry announced new strategy for river rejuvenation which will focus on the entire river basin and not only on tackling pollution load from domestic wastewater and regulation of industrial pollution ...
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Lok Sabha Members Express Concern Over Brahmaputra River Pollution, Urge Matter To Be Taken Up With China

Pollution in Brahmaputra
News Rivers Of India
New Delhi: After Lok Sabha members on Tuesday expressed concern over the Brahmaputra river being polluted by China, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar assured the House that he ...
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The Crystal Clear Siang River Is A Thing Of The Past, What Remains Unanswered Is The Reason Behind River Turning Muddy

The Crystal Clear Siang River Is A Thing Of The Past, What Remains Unanswered Is The Reason Behind River Turning Muddy
Arunachal Pradesh Assam News Rivers Of India
Based on water sample collected on November 27, the report said that Nephelometric Turbidity Unit caused by concentration of suspended or dissolved particulate materials in the river water is 425, whereas the permissible limit ranges from 0-5 NTU ...
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As Brahmaputra River Turns Muddy, Minister Kesab Mahanta Urges Minister Nitin Gadkari For A Detailed Report On The Actual Cause

As Brahmaputra River Turns Muddy, Minister Kesab Mahanta Urges Minister Nitin Gadkari For A Detailed Report On The Actual Cause
Arunachal Pradesh Assam News
On the directions of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, the state government has sent samples taken from the Brahmaputra for testing to the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology in Hyderabad and IIT-Guwahati, a release from the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said ...
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