While Punjab is increasingly increasing using canal water for drinking on account of high toxicity in the ground water, it will now pump out this water for irrigation purposes.

Jagalur (Davanagere): Bindushree, 6, shrieks at the mere mention of the word bath.

Air quality across Australia has deteriorated to alarming levels with the coal industry the nation's worst polluter, new data has shown.

Faced with the problem of fluoride and arsenic material contaminating their potable water resources, 15 states are set to receive a special assistance from the Centre to tide over the crisis.

Fluoride content high in areas depending on groundwater.

Nagpur: Taking serious note about prevalence of fluorosis in most parts of Vidarbha, Marathwada and Western Maharashtra, the Pune-bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) directed the collectors

PUNE: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench here has directed the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) and the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) to jointly identify industries in the state

Varanasi: Perturbed by the increasing levels of hazardous pollutants including heavy metals in water, air and soil, the natives of different villages in the Singrauli area of Sonbhadra district for

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Asim Sarode & Others Vs District Collector Nanded & Others dated 11/01/2016 regarding environmental concern faced by residents of more than 12 districts in the State of Maharashtra due to contaminated ground water in terms of increased level of fluorides and supply thereof.

NITI Aayog will provide Rs 1,000 crore to save a large population in various states where people are forced to consume groundwater that contains excess of health-crippling arsenic and fluoride.

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