Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Dr. Sarvabhoum Bagali (State of Karnataka) dated 25/09/2018. This application seeks direction for an enquiry into the death of three teenaged girls on 04.07.2014 belonging to Gubbewad village, Indi Block, Bijapur District, Karnataka, who fell and drowned in an abandoned sand mining pit on Bhima River on the side of State of Maharashtra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Dr. Sarvabhoum Bagali (State of Karnataka) dated 23/02/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized mining in the middle of Bhima river, Kurugodu and Chinchapur Village, District Sholapur, Maharashtra.

NGT appoints Chetan Nagare as Local Commissioner who shall visit the sites of Kurugodu and Chinchapur, Village, District Sholapur immediately and report to the Tribunal the position of mechanical suction mining being carried on in the said river at these places.

“The garbage, if not removed, before the onset of monsoon, would have found its way to Bhima river with flow of rain water, thus polluting it,” a DCCIA member said.

The scorching summer and drying up of river Bhima has taken a toll on the inflow of pilgrims to the famous Dattatreya temple at Deval Gangapur on the banks of the Bhima in Afzalpur taluk of the dis

While North Karnataka has been hit hard by the dry spell and is facing a severe drinking water shortage, it is the districts of south-interior Karnataka which are digging deeper into the ground and

Japan on Wednesday signed a loan agreement with the central government to provide Rs 1,000 crore to facilitate pollution control and decline of Pune's Mula-Mutha rivers, a statement said.

Taking a leaf out of prime minister Narendra Modi's 'Namami Gange' programme to clean up India's holiest river, the state government is planning to launch a similar rejuvenation of the Bhima river

Water at 75 locations of major rivers, such as Ganga, Yamuna, Chambal, Sone and Wainaganga are not fit for drinking, the Government said in the Lok Sabha on Thursday.

The Pimpri Chinch wad Municipal Corporation has approved a proposal to release Rs 5 crore for installing water filtration units in villages along the banks of the Bhima river.

A foreign firm, OEC-RVA-PHE, has been asked by the Pune district collector, Vikas Deshmukh, to prepare a pre-feasibility report on ways to control pollution in the Indrayani river.

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