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National Green Tribunal today took Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) to task over indiscriminate dumping of municipal solid waste and garbage on the banks of river Hindon and said the civic body should think about the people's problems before ...
Back in 1971, India had militarily intervened to reshape the subcontinent, sowing the seeds of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) that would come into being, in Dhaka, in 1985.

The report says: "The lack of proper leachate treatment facility, for the leachate generated from the accumulated wastes, is leading to pollution of the Kadambrayar River flowing adjacent to the site and it has become a major social threat, requiring ...
It was also decided in the meeting that sewerage treatment plants(STPs) would be set up at Saraswati Nagar and Bilaspur in district Yamunanagar "to check pollution in river Saraswati." There are about 19 villages in Saraswati Nagar and Bilaspur and ...
Cuttack: In an effort to curb pollution of water bodies, the Cuttack Municipal corporation (CMC) had dug up six temporary ponds for immersion of Ganesh idols.
Lucknow: Chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said quashing the Indus waters treaty will not fetch permanent solution to the problem between India and Pakistan and dialogue between the two nations was a better option.

Article 262 of the Indian Constitution on adjudication of disputes relating to waters of inter-state rivers or river valleys states categorically that "neither the Supreme Court nor any other court shall exercise jurisdiction" in respect of the ...
The government set up an inter-ministerial task force to look at India's usage of the waters from the western rivers. According to the treaty, India has unrestricted use of the eastern rivers (Ravi, Beas, Sutlej), but only 20% use of the western rivers ...
New Delhi: India will accelerate its building of new hydro-power plants along three rivers that flow into Pakistan, a source familiar with the plan said on Monday, in a move likely to aggravate already tense relations with its neighbour a week after an ...
BHUBANESWAR: Locked in a bitter dispute with Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh over the Mahanadi and Polavaram, the state is planning to undertake 52 large and medium projects to use the river water in the state. Disclosing this in the state Assembly, ...
Giving the details regarding utilisation of river waters for agricultural purposes, sources said under the Treaty water can be used to irrigate 9.12 lakh acres which can be extended by another 4.2 lakh acres.
India seeks South Korean expertise to develop rivers as waterways. Gadkari said waterways unfortunately had taken a backseat in India, with only 3.5 per cent of trade being done through the mode here as against 47 per cent in China, and 44 per cent in ...
It was what Uma Bharti, minister for water resources and Ganga rejuvenation, had announced at the inaugural of India Water Week 2015.
Indus, the largest river, originates in China, so does the Sutlej. The other four rise in India; all enter Pakistan from India. The Treaty gave India full rights over the waters of the eastern rivers, while it had to let the western rivers flow ...

A Hindu devotee drinks the water as a woman washes clothes amidst flowers and waste left behind by pilgrim in the Sangam, the confluence of rivers Ganges and Yamuna, in Allahabad, India, Tuesday, March 22, 2005. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh).
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) With over 1,000 Seriously Polluting Industries (SPI) and 30 storm water drains lining the Ganga in the stretch between Haridwar and Kanpur and more than 800 million litres per day (MLD) of untreated sewage being poured into it, ...
Panjim: Appealing to all Opposition political parties to join hands in protesting the nationalisation of rivers in the State, Goa Forward on Wednesday termed the move by the Union government as the "worst catastrophe faced by Goans".
RAJKOT: The immersion ceremony of Lord Ganesha ended on a tragic note for people of Vishwanagar on Mavdi Road when five youth from their locality drowned in Nyari river near Hanuman Dhara in Padadhari taluka of Rajkot on Wednesday evening.
We've already heard of a trash can for the sea. Now scientists have gone a step further and built a drone that will pick up garbage in the water.
Stay updated on the go with Times of India News App. Click here to download it for your device. RELATED. Two drown in Narmada river while taking holy dip · Overflowing Narmada dam attracts 54,000 tourists · Narmada salinity ingress issue raised in ...
The rest of the youths went ahead to rescue the youths when all the six were washed away into the gushing water in the Purna river. While two youths were rescued with the help of other devotees at the immersion point at Mulad village, the other four ...
... between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over sharing of Cauvery water, which took an unprecedented violent turn, the Centre has decided to mediate a dialogue between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh to resolve the dispute over sharing of Krishna river.
In an apparent fallout of the Cauvery issue, unidentified attackers today pelted stones at an office of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) here, damaging some glass panes.
... kill the animals and the blood flowed into the flooded streets, turning them into rivers of blood. Flooding is common in Dhaka, an overcrowded city of more than 10 million people, because of poor drainage systems.
BHAGALPUR: Three girls, including two siblings, got drowned on Tuesday in a river at Nagwa village in Kahalgaon police station area of Bhagalpur district, a police officer said.
Majuli, which was recently crowned with the title of the planet's largest river island by the Guinness World Records, is now India's first island district. The titles for the district are likely to boost tourism in the north-eastern Indian state ...
RAIGAD: The Mahad bridge collapse, which claimed 42 lives, has hit the Adivasi fishermen's community in the area hard: they are unable to sell their catch from the Savitri river as locals are unwilling to buy thinking the fish may have fed on bodies ...
... towns - Jorhat and Lakhimpur. The plans, when implemented, are expected to make access to Majuli much easier and bring tourists from within India and abroad to witness the island's pristine beauty and also experience its art, culture and spirituality.
The National Environmental engineering Research Institute (NEERI) too had recommended aquifer mapping to understand the natural sources of groundwater storage also recommended during a hearing of the public interest litigation (PIL) on river pollution.
An environmentalist and water conservationist, Union environment minister Anil Madhav Dave seeks to steer clear of controversy while promising consultative processes on river conservation, coastal regulatory zones (CRZs) and GM food. Excerpts from an ...
Roshan's Sarman finds himself in harm's way with man-eating crocodiles, giant-sized cannibals and hordes of Moonja's goons and also possible flooding in the Indus river which Maham the usurper has sinister plans to exploit. Because the Indus Valley ...
Protesters in Bengaluru took to the streets on Sept. 9 protesting against the Indian supreme court's order asking the state of Karnataka to release water from the Cauvery river to neighboring Tamil Nadu. Offices of around 400 multinational companies in ...
JORHAT: Minutes after holding a cabinet meeting of his go vernment at Majuli SDO's conference hall in Garmur, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated the new district at 10.30 am.
Majuli, a riverine island in the Bramaputra river in Assam is all set to become India's first island district, which also recently became the world's largest river island, according to a report in India Today. On Friday, Majuli replaced Brazil's Marajo ...
"India is the second-biggest megalopolis in the world, the biggest capital of a democracy in the world, and the Yamuna is one of the most polluted rivers in the world." To get an idea of the gravity of the situation, Alday, the Elwood R. Quesada ...
Authorities in Nepal say it was the result of landslides in Tibet that dammed the Bhotekoshi river. This is one of several rivers that run through Nepal which originate in Tibet. Most houses in Liping, the main town bordering Tibet, have either been ...
A Russian river near the Arctic Circle seems to have turned blood red, with locals claiming the waste from a nickel plant is to blame.
According to police, as many as 12 people went missing yesterday when a coracle (small boat) carrying them for the immersion of a Ganesha idol sank in the Tungabadhra river near Hadonahalli in Shivamogga. The incident took place today afternoon ...
The river police force has been suffering from lack of proper equipment. A source said the wing had only four speedboats and four boats for shallow waters to cover more than 100 km of the river stretch. Even the speedboats were found to be outdated ...
"India is the second-biggest megalopolis in the world, the biggest capital of a democracy in the world, and the Yamuna is one of the most polluted rivers in the world." To get an idea of the gravity of the situation, Alday, the Elwood R. Quesada ...
Three students were reported to have drowned in the river Damodar when they went to bath. The students went to the river with out informing their families. After few days a complain was lodged at Hirapur police station by one of the parents. During the ...
Bhopal: Two persons died when a car they were travelling in fell into Aheli river in Sheopur district in early hours on Monday.
Initiated by the Asian Confluence, the Nadi Festival witnessed the participation of 5 countries with common river systems. With the river as a protagonist, the countries discussed policy ideas, and a shared legacy of dialects, cuisines and arts and ...
Opposition Congress in Kerala on Saturday slammed the resolution passed by Tamil Nadu Assembly against Kerala government's plan to construct a dam on Siruvani river, saying it was an "infringement" on the state's rights. "The river is flowing through ...
RAJKOT: A pregnant lioness, believed to be around six years old, was found dead in Hiran River near Sangodra village in Talala taluka of Junagadh district on Thursday afternoon.
GUWAHATI: Majuli Island on the Brahmaputra in Assam was declared the largest river island in the world, toppling Marajo in Brazil, by Guinness World Records on Thursday.


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