water bodies

Water bodies: Puducherry govt objects to Kiran bedi's intervention

Puducherry PWD Minister A Namassivayam on Thursday took exception to the "intervention" of Lt Governor Kiran bedi in the maintenance of water bodies in the Union Territory.

 

Jun 08, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
NGT directs Delhi govt and civic bodies to restore, clean city's water bodies

NGT directs Delhi govt and civic bodies to restore, clean city's water bodies

The NGT said that similar approach should be adopted by all the public authorities including Delhi Development Authority, municipal corporations to restore the water bodies existing within their jurisdictions in various parts of the city and not used for open defecation.

May 21, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
Wetlands: Why we need to take care of them, what can we do?

Wetlands: Why we need to take care of them, what can we do?

Wetlands are also vital for plants and animals to survive. In fact they are one of the most productive ecosystems in the world that give innumerable services to mankind and countless species of plants and animals.

Feb 02, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
Pakistan's plot to poison water bodies in India! Details inside

Pakistan's plot to poison water bodies in India! Details inside

The border areas of Rajasthan are on alert these days. Not for infiltrators from across the border but for Pakistan's reported plans to poison water bodies there.

Sep 09, 2015, 11:16 AM IST

'Kolkata's waterbodies lost to urbanisation'

Urbanisation has claimed nearly half of Kolkata's waterbodies in the last two-and-a-half decades, an environmentalist said on Wednesday.

Jun 17, 2015, 14:44 PM IST

Six historical water bodies to be renovated in Sambalpur

The district administration of Sambalpur in Odisha Tuesday announced to renovate at least six water bodies of the city.

Aug 19, 2014, 17:55 PM IST

Forests, water bodies have declined in NCR: Naidu

Natural conservation zones like forests, water bodies and wastelands have declined in the National Capital Region (NCR) over the years, union minister M. Venkaiah Naidu informed the Lok Sabha Wednesday.

Aug 06, 2014, 20:59 PM IST

Major eviction drive begins in Guwahati to clear water bodies

Following death of 11 persons in last week`s flood in Assam capital following heavy rains, the government on Monday started a major eviction drive across the city to clear the wetlands.

Jun 30, 2014, 22:33 PM IST

Major eviction drive begins in Guwahati to clear water bodies

Following death of 11 persons in last week`s flood in the state capital following heavy rains, the government on Monday started a major eviction drive across the city to clear the wetlands.

Jun 30, 2014, 21:16 PM IST

Remove encroachments from water bodies in the state: NGT to UP

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday directed Uttar Pradesh government to remove encroachments in all water bodies in the state within four weeks and also give a list of the lakes, ponds and places in Ghaziabad district which have been encroached upon.

Jan 28, 2014, 21:46 PM IST

`Ensure encroachment-free water bodies`

The Delhi High Court has directed the city police to ensure that water bodies like lakes and ponds are not encroached upon or allotted in future to make good the deficiency of land during consolidation proceedings.

Nov 02, 2013, 20:51 PM IST

New method to detect invasive species in water bodies

Scientists have combined two new technologies to create a unique surveillance tool that could track and detect invasive aquatic species in water bodies of a region, says a study.

Mar 31, 2013, 12:49 PM IST

ITBP`s unit to man water bodies along China border

The force had given sanction for setting up exclusive intelligence wing to generate info along the crucial Sino-Indian frontier.

Aug 30, 2011, 14:00 PM IST

Over half of Goa`s mining leases near water bodies: Govt

More than half of Goa`s mining leases are close to rivers and water bodies and three are next to a major dam, the State Assembly was told Monday.

Aug 02, 2010, 14:53 PM IST

Water bodies being filled up in WB

Water bodies measuring a total area
of 7.39 hectares have been filled up legally or illegally by
private housing companies and civic bodies in West Bengal`s
South 24 Parganas district, the state government said today.

Dec 11, 2009, 21:57 PM IST

70% of water bodies in Delhi unfit for aquatic life: DPCC

Most of the water bodies in Delhi seem to be gasping for life if one goes by official data.

Sep 20, 2009, 13:45 PM IST