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Demand to ban advertisements on fairness creams in RS

A demand for banning the advertisements of fairness creams was made in the Rajya Sabha.

Small ponds emit large amount of greenhouse gases

Ponds play an important role in the carbon cycle as gases produced at the bottom of small ponds are able to reach the top more often than what occurs in larger lakes, due to greater water mixing and shallower waters.  

Once a land of ponds, Sri Krishna Bhoomi crying out for water today

When cine veteran Hema Malini won the 2014 Lok Sabha election from Mathura-Vrindavan, the first commitment she made was to provide safe and adequate quantity of water for every home and a Yamuna fully rejuvenated and filled with water. 

Created 1.2 lakh ponds in West Bengal, says Mamata

Protecting environment and aiding livelihood, the West Bengal government has created more than 1.2 lakh ponds since coming to power, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said.

Punjab to rejuvenate village ponds: Minister

Punjab would soon rejuvenate village ponds across the state in around 12,673 villages, Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Sikander Singh Maluka said Tuesday.

Rajasthan govt announces Rs 155.50 cr grant to farmers for ponds, tanks

Rajasthan government today announced a grant of Rs 155.50 crore to farmers for construction of ponds and tanks for better water management.

Men`s skincare range unveiled by Varun Dhawan

`Main Tera Hero` star Varun Dhawan recently launched Pond`s all new men`s range in the Mumbai recently.

Govt to construct ponds to make Meghalaya self sufficient in fish production

Meghalaya government on Wednesday said it is constructing over 6500 fish ponds with an aim to make the state self dependent on fish production and in turn provide jobs to thousands of farmers under its Aqua Culture Mission.

Freshwater flatworm is 1st animal sans centrosome

A tiny, freshwater flatworm found in ponds and rivers around the world is the first animal ever discovered without a crucial structure inside its cells known as the centrosome.

Ponds not responsible for arsenic poisoning

Arsenic is a naturally occurring trace element that causes skin lesions, respiratory failure and cancer when present in high concentrations in drinking water.