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IIT Madras students invent water robot to check pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 27, 2016

Students of IIT Madras were in an excited mood to see a small porpoise like robot swim in their campus swimming pool collecting data of the water surrounding it.


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Cabinet gives Clean Ganga Mission power to fine polluters

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 23, 2016

The Union Cabinet has approved changes allowing the National Mission for Clean Ganga to fine those responsible for polluting the river. Earlier this power was vested solely with the Central...

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Centre creates a new body under PM's chairmanship to carry out its clean Ganga mission

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 22, 2016

Giving more teeth to the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) — a central agency which is involved with implementation of the ongoing Ganga rejuvenation programmes, the government on...

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Dutch assistance to clean the Yamuna

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 9, 2016

India is collaborating with the Netherlands to clean the Yamuna.

A consortium of scientists...

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Kapra lake pollution: Hyderabad High Court seeks response from government

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 8, 2016

The Hyderabad High Court has sought an explanation from the Telangana Pollution Control Board, GHMC commissioner and the water board about the steps being taken to prevent pollution in Kapra...

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Hi-tech electroplating plant to curb water pollution in Ludhiana

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2016

To control the rising levels of industrial water pollution, members of the Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU) have decided to adopt an electroplating process based on a...

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Concern over dumping of sewage waste into river in Kochi

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2016

The colour of the water in Muttar river near Muttar bridge turned black on Sunday allegedly due to the release of sewage from apartment complexes in the locality. Activists of Jana Jagratha, a...

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Industrial waste water damaging crops in Keri, Goa

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 30, 2016

The discharge of waste water by some industrial units at the Pissurlem Industrial Unit has resulted in agricultural losses and pollution of drinking water wells in the village, residents alleged...

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Case against CSTPS for polluting Irai river

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 19, 2016

Durgapur police have registered a criminal offence against the management of Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station (CSTPS) for discharging acidic water into Irai river. This is the first time a...

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New authority proposed for action against industrial units polluting Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 17, 2016

Union Water Resources Ministry has proposed to set up a statutory authority to take action against those industrial units which pollute the Ganga river and its tributaries. Currently, only the...

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