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Opposition stages walkout in UP Assembly over river pollution

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 14:22

Congress and BJP members Thursday staged a walkout in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly on the issue of river pollution due to release of untreated effluents by factories.

Goa`s Mandovi river water unsafe for swimming, fishing: Report

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 11:27

Goa`s Mandovi river is unsafe for water sports and fishing due to high level of coliform bacteria in it, according to a recent study by state Pollution Control Board.

Court orders fresh study on Odisha river pollution

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 16:28

The Odisha High Court has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to conduct a fresh study on pollution in the Brahmani river, the second largest river in Odisha after the Mahanadi, a lawyer said Thursday.

Other states should not say how Ganga should be cleaned: Akhilesh

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 18:01

Irked by Narendra Modi`s remark that why Ganga could not be cleaned like his government had done with Sabarmati, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday hit back, saying they don`t need lessons from other states.

China to dismantle hundreds of pig farms to save river

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 20:32

China will dismantle hundreds of pig and poultry farms along the southern Xiangjiang river in order to save it from pollution.

Seven held for polluting river in China

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 13:05

Seven people have been detained for polluting a river in China, police said.

Australia extends help to check pollution in Ganga River

Last Updated: Thursday, June 27, 2013, 13:34

To save the Ganga from industrial pollution, the Victorian government in Australia is preparing an eco-friendly business model for tanneries, which discharge effluents into the river.

Iron ore polluting Goa`s rivers

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 23:22

The ferrying of iron ore from Goa`s mining hinterland to the sea port by river for decades could be taking a toll on the health of two key rivers, the Mandovi and the Zuari.

Leaders worried over industrial waste polluting rivers

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 20:40

Union Minister K H Muniyappa today said that the combine role of the people, NGOs and the government could be highly effective in environment conservation.

HC issues notice to HP PCB on mining along Pabbar river

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 22:04

Taking note of news reports regarding illegal mining along the banks of Pabbar river in Rohroo area of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh High Court issued notice to State Pollution Control Board.

Guj HC issues notice to govt on pollution in river

Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 16:43

The Gujarat High Court Monday issued notices to the state government and Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) on a PIL seeking immediate action to clean up four of the state rivers.

Can the Yamuna be saved?

Last Updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013, 11:37

People in this Taj city wonder in sadness if it was still possible to revive one of India`s holiest rivers that is now seen as a mere sewer.