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Telangana government is indirectly funding pollution of water bodies: Activists

The news has angered activists who claim the government is indirectly funding the pollution of water bodies.

published on : 20th September 2018

Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms after hurricane Florence

The N.C. Pork Council, an industry trade group, emphasized Monday that the hog waste pits flooded by Florence represented a comparatively small number when compared with the total number statewide.

published on : 18th September 2018

Ganesh Chaturthi: VMC, PCB join hands to prevent water pollution

The VMC has also been asked to prevent devotees from dumping flowers, clothes and decorative items used during prayers in the water bodies, he said.

published on : 11th September 2018

Sewage drained into Tamil Nadu through Cauvery’s tributaries: Central Pollution Control Board

The report was submitted in connection with a case filed by Tamil Nadu in 2015 to restrain Karnataka from letting untreated sewage and industrial effluents into the rivers.  

published on : 17th July 2018

Need to tap seas off Andaman-Nicobar for deep-sea fishing: Goa CM Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar said there was ample scope to explore sustainable deep-sea fishing off the Andaman and Nicobar islands, adding however that there was a need to address the phenomena like seawater pollution.

published on : 28th January 2018

MPs express concern over pollution in Brahmaputra river

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said the matter was of serious concern and assured the House that he will inform "the highest level in government" about it.

published on : 19th December 2017

Kerala's 26 % water sources polluted: Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority study

As many as 46.10 per cent of over 3000 water sources including ponds, canals, river and backwater stretches and public wells, surveyed in 2003 wards across the southern state, are partly polluted.

published on : 20th November 2017

Sadhus refuse to take holy dip in Ganga due to pollution

Several sadhus alleged that the river water had turned black due to the discharge of waste by factories.

published on : 1st October 2017