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Clean Ganga drive: Centre gives clearance to 6 new sewage treatment plants

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:02

Taking a positive step towards cleaning the holy river Ganga, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pledged to rejuvenate it on a priority basis, the Centre has given clearance for six new sewage treatment plants (STPs).

Sewage at the beaches, piles of garbage mar Gaza`s summer

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:45

When Palestinians in the Gaza Strip seek some relief from the grind of life in an enclave plagued by conflict and hardship, they usually need to look no further than their sandy beaches.

Teenaged girl set on fire in Gujarat over sewage line dispute

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 09:15

A dispute over a sewage line took a tragic turn on Sunday when a teenaged girl was set on fire in Gujarat.

Pakistan polio virus found in sewage samples

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 22:49

Even as Pakistan grapples with polio, sewage samples taken from different parts of its most populous cities, Karachi and Lahore, have tested positive for the virus that causes the crippling disease.

A sewage treatment plant to help manage water efficiently

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 13:32

With the larger goal of fighting the challenging battle of sanitation and water management in India, a new environment friendly sewage treatment plant (STP) has been set up in Delhi`s Timarpur area as a pilot project.

New Sewage Treatment plant in Rashtrapati Bhavan premises

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 20:43

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday laid the foundation of a sewage treatment plant in Rashtrapati Bhavan premises which would provide treated water for horticulture in the Estate.

Sewage discharge: Haryana asked to give details on steps

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 19:13

Haryana government was Monday directed by the National Green Tribunal to file afresh the details of the steps taken by the state to resolve the issue of discharge of untreated waste into a Gurgaon village.

Mull sewage treatment plant for Barapulla drain: NGT to govt

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 21:28

The covering of drains would be a "disaster" and what requires serious consideration is whether there should be a sewage treatment plant for Delhi`s biggest drain, the Barapulla drain, National Green Tribunal (NGT) said Monday.

New device harnesses Sun and sewage to produce fuel

Last Updated: Saturday, October 12, 2013, 10:57

A novel new device that uses only sunlight and wastewater to produce hydrogen gas fuel has been developed.

J&K court directs govt to seal hotels without sewage plants

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 14:08

Jammu and Kashmir High Court today directed the state government to seal all the hotels in Gulmarg tourist resort which have not installed Sewerage Treatment Plants (STP).

Now, spinning CDs to clean sewage water

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 18:17

Wonder what to do with your obsolete audio CDs? Researchers have come up with a practical application: they can be used to break down sewage.

Electricity generated from sewage using `wired microbes`

Last Updated: Sunday, September 22, 2013, 16:22

Stanford University engineers have devised a new way to generate electricity from sewage using naturally-occurring "wired microbes" as mini power plants, producing electricity as they digest plant and animal waste.