Government has issued a 21-day ultimatum to residents of 11 villages that have encroached on Lubigi wetland located northwest of Kampala.

GAYA: Drain effluents enter Falgu riverbed at no less than 24 points thereby aggravating subsurface water pollution.

BENGALURU: The fire-spitting Bellandur Lake has once again brought into focus the plight of the city's other waterbodies like Varthur Lake which are equally polluted.

The Lands ministry and the Nairobi county government are on the spot for allowing premises to be erected on wetlands.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/01/2018 regarding encroachment of Pachmarhi cantonment land, Madhya Pradesh. It has come to the notice of the Supreme Court that the meetings being held by the Ministry of Defence on the issue of cantonment land in Panchmarhi are not being attended by the State of Madhya Pradesh. Supreme Court directs that the he Chief Secretary of the State of Madhya Pradesh to ensure that the State is represented in these meetings.

Adyar and Cooum are both polluted rivers, but only after they enter Chennai.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Institute of Medical Science University Rajasthan & Others Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 09/11/2017 regarding water shortage in Jaipur city and the drying up of Ramgarh Lake. The case deals with the massive encroachments in the catchment areas of Ramgarh Dam especially by the National Institute of Medical Sciences University or NIMS.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Baljeet Singh & Others Vs Delhi Development Authority & Others dated 06/11/2017 regarding encroachments on the Yamuna flood plains. Apex Court directs for final disposal of these matters on 15th January, 2018 as it involved a large number of encroachments on the flood plains of Yamuna.

The water available to each Indian in 2011 was 70% less than in 1951, and it will reduce further by 2050.

The commission’s mandate is to probe efficiency of the laws, policies and processes of land registration

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