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Magh Mela: No leather cleaning in tanneries 3 days before holy dip

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 17:17

Tanneries here have been asked by the authorities to stop leather cleaning three days before people take the holy dip in the Ganga during the Magh Mela to keep the river clean for the pilgrims.

Crisis of labour hits tanneries following Kumbh ban

Last Updated: Saturday, February 16, 2013, 17:41

Owners of tanneries are now complaining that labourers who have stayed back are demanding exorbitant wages for their services.

Kumbh ban: Tanneries facing huge losses

Last Updated: Friday, January 18, 2013, 16:18

Over 400 tanneries have been ordered shut to ensure that Ganga river stays pollution free for the Maha Kumbh Mela.

Bangladesh tanneries spew pollution, says report

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 09, 2012, 10:58

Workers in many leather tanneries near Dhaka,become ill because of exposure to hazardous chemicals

Water from tanneries must not flow into Ganga even after treatment: HC

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 08, 2010, 22:17

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday directed Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that polluted water discharged from tanneries in Kanpur did not flow into the river Ganges even after being treated at sewage treatment plants.

UP says no to new tanneries in Kanpur suburb: Association

Last Updated: Monday, May 24, 2010, 19:04

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided that no new leather tannery be allowed to come up in Jajmau suburb and warned the existing 418 tanneries against disposing of effluents into the river Ganges.

Allahabad HC orders relocation of Kanpur tanneries to save Ganga

Last Updated: Monday, January 11, 2010, 22:56

The Allahabad High Court on Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to ensure that tanneries in Kanpur were shifted to localities from where discharge of effluents into the river Ganga could be effectively checked.