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Govt fails to provide clean drinking water: SDMC

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 20:49

South Delhi Municipal Corporation accused Delhi government of failing to provide clean drinking water after one person died allegedly due to consumption of contaminated water in Rajokri locality.

Idols` immersion poses threat to Ganges

Last Updated: Friday, October 26, 2012, 09:14

With hundreds of idols of goddess Durga immersed in the Ganges here and in other parts of Bihar, marking the end of Durga Puja festivities, environmentalists are worried about the increased pollution levels in the river.

No contamination in DJB water: Delhi govt

Last Updated: Friday, June 08, 2012, 00:45

In the wake of reports that the water supplied by DJB is contaminated, Delhi govt said no contamination has been found in the drinking water.

Silver nanoparticles `may lead to sensors that detect water contamination`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 07, 2012, 13:39

In a new study, scientists including one of Indian origin, have tried to make a semiconductor-graphene-metal film that could help detect even very low-level concentration of organic contaminations in water.

China: Japan N-plant leak contaminated sea water

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 16, 2011, 17:20

China`s SOA says the tests show that the polluted area is far wider than the areas released by the Japanese government.

Water contamination: NHRC issues notice to DJB

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 02, 2011, 14:38

Concerned over reports that contaminated water is being supplied in the capital, the NHRC Tuesday asked Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to explain what measures are being taken for supplying potable water.

Hundreds fall sick in suspected water contamination case in Jaipur

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 21, 2010, 14:20

Over 200 people have been taken ill after allegedly drinking contaminated water in a number of villages in Kotputli area of the district.

NHRC notice to Delhi govt in water contamination case

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 20:50

The NHRC has sought a report from Delhi government, taking cognizance of an incident in which two boys died and more than 50 people fell ill allegedly after drinking contaminated water supplied by DJB here last month.

Rural drinking water contaminated: Study

Last Updated: Monday, November 23, 2009, 13:30

An assessment study by Water and Sanitation Management Organisation (WASMO) has found presence of chemicals and bacteriological contamination, in drinking water samples tested across rural areas in Gujarat.