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No Meaningful Action Taken For Cleaning Ganga Tributary: National Green Tribunal

No Meaningful Action Taken For Cleaning Ganga Tributary: National Green Tribunal
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According to the National Green Tribunal, all drains joining rivers Kali, Krishna and Hindon should have in-situ remediation and plan for connectivity with the identified sewage treatment plant so that the dirty water does not pollute these rivers ...
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Detergent In Sewage Responsible For Toxic Foam In Yamuna: Delhi Pollution Body To The Green Panel

Detergent In Sewage Responsible For Toxic Foam In Yamuna: Delhi Pollution Body To The Green Panel
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According to Delhi Pollution Control Committee, the presence of ‘dhobi ghats’, directly release of sewage containing phosphate detergents, industrial effluent and the turbulence caused near the barrages have been found responsible for the presence of foam in the river Yamuna ...
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Yamuna River In Delhi Gets Polluted Again As Lockdown Eases

Yamuna River In Delhi Gets Polluted Again As Lockdown Eases
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As the industrial activity was halted and other commercial activities slowed down during the lockdown, the Yamuna river cleaned itself, however, as the lockdown was eased, the river is getting polluted again ...
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Jal Shakti Minister Flags Off Rafting Expedition To Raise Awareness On Ganga Rejuvenation In Uttarakhand

Jal Shakti Minister Flags Off Rafting Expedition To Raise Awareness On Ganga Rejuvenation In Uttarakhand
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The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) aims to ensure effective abatement of pollution and rejuvenation of the river Ganga and to maintain minimum ecological flows in the river with improved water quality ...
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National Mission For Clean Ganga Holds Special Session On ‘Rejuvenation Of River Ganga’ During India Water Week

National Mission For Clean Ganga Holds Special Session On 'Rejuvenation Of River Ganga' During India Water Week
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Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General of National Mission for Clean Ganga said that the government has collaborated with Wildlife Institute of India for cleaning and de-siltation of the wetlands of the river Ganga ...
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World Water Week 2019: Ganga Rejuvenation Efforts To Be Strengthened With Global Experience, Says Jal Shakti Minister

World Water Week 2019: Ganga Rejuvenation Efforts To Be Strengthened With Global Experience, Says Jal Shakti Minister
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Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director-General of National Mission For Clean Ganga (NMCG), participated in World Water Week 2019 between August 25 and August 30 at Stockholm and shared with the forum, the achievements and potential areas of collaboration and investment of the `Namami Gange' mission ...
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Vegetables Grown In Yamuna Floodplains Contaminated With Toxic Heavy Metals, Reveals NEERI

Vegetables Grown In Yamuna Floodplains Contaminated With Toxic Heavy Metals, Reveals NEERI
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The study conducted by National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), suggests that monitoring and testing of heavy metals in vegetables, as well as soil and irrigation water along with water of River Yamuna, should be done by concerned authorities on a regular basis ...
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Level Of Toxic Matters Going Up In Rivers, Chemical Fertilisers Contaminating Groundwater: Central Government

Level Of Toxic Matters Going Up In Rivers, Chemical Fertilisers Contaminating Groundwater: Central Government
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As per the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, groundwater contamination in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha is at alarming level and only 37 per cent of sewage water was being treated in the country before entering into the rivers ...
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Home To Three World Heritage Sites, Agra’s Pollution Level Remains Alarming: River Activists

Home To Three World Heritage Sites, Agra's Pollution Level Remains Alarming: River Activists
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As per river environmentalist, there is a need of a comprehensive National Rivers Policy and a Central Rivers Authority to rejuvenate and conserve rivers and other water bodies in the country ...
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Namami Gange Sanitation Drive To Place Dustbins Everywhere And Collect Garbage Regularly In Over 4,000 Ganga Basin Villages

Namami Gange: Massive Rural Sanitation Drive Organised By National Mission for Clean Ganga
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Villages on the Ganga river basin are a part of the massive sanitation drive, launched with the aim to prevent waste flowing into the holy river ...
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Newspaper Hawkers Take Charge Of Cleaning Yamuna River Banks In Delhi

Newspaper Hawkers Take Charge Of Cleaning Yamuna River Banks In Delhi
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More than 100 newspaper hawkers of the city took it upon themselves to be the change that they want to see and led a clean-up drive on the banks of river Yamuna ...
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Mining Polluted Two Major Rivers In Goa, Hit Ecology, Suggests Study

Mining Polluted Two Major Rivers In Goa, Hit Ecology, Suggests Study
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The study by Marine Science Department of the Goa University has revealed that the Bicholim river is ‘strongly polluted’ with iron and manganese whereas the Mandovi river is ‘moderately polluted’ with manganese and lead ...
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