For more than two decades, Huta Ram Baidya has led the Save Bagmati River campaign. An affable, octogenarian activist and Nepal’s first agricultural engineer, his views have been widely circulated in the country’s regional language press, radio, television and on websites. He tells Aditya Batra that the river’s extreme degradation bears testament to extreme cultural and environmental loss in the Kathmandu valley.

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The West Bengal Government has devised a multi-pronged strategy to curb the growing environmental degradation including development of appropriate technology to curb industrial and other pollution

The Supreme Court was informed on Tuesday that Rs 29 billion was required for a project of cleaning the contaminated water of Manchhar Lake whereas Sindh government has demanded Rs 5 billion from f

Pollution in rivers (Question asked in the Monsoon session of LS 2011).

Question asked by Nnarahari Mahato and Nripendra Nath Roy on Installation of pollution control equipment by sugar mills and industry. (Question asked in the Monsoon session of LS 2011)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nine cases of dengue fever have been reported in Thodupuzha.
KATTAPPANA: A meeting was held at the district collectorate, Painavu, on Tuesday to review the steps taken to prevent the spread of viral diseases during the monsoon season.

District Collector M.C.

This Act shall be called The Water Act of Bhutan 2011. This Act shall apply to all issues related to water resources of the Kingdom. This Act hereby repeals the provisions of any other Acts, regulations and administrative instruments which are inconsistent with this Act.

The Government of India (GoI) has established the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) for comprehensive management of the river. The NGRBA program will adopt a river-basin approach and has been given a multi-sectoral mandate to address both water quantity and quality aspects. The NGRBA has resolved that by year 2020 no untreated municipal sewage or industrial

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