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THE National Green Tribunal (NGT) on May 24, 2018 directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) to visit the spots affected by pollution in rivers Sutlej, Beas and the Budda Nala and submit a report in six weeks.

Nagpur: The unprecedented water shortage in Yavatmal district is hitting kidney patients the hardest. There are five dialysis units here, in different hospitals of the town.

The complaint stated that there are very serious reports of grave and dangerous levels of poisonous pollution in the rivers, canals and drains has rocked the state of Punjab.

Up to Rs 1-cr fine on cards

Bathinda: Concerned over the change of colour of water in the Rajasthan canal and Sirhind feeder, which has put the ecology in danger, social activists and public representatives have joined hands

Fifty per cent of the plastic we use is single-use or disposable. Each year, at least eight million tonnes of plastic end up in the oceans, the equivalent of a full garbage truck every minute.

Ten of 12 regional offices fail to show data of industrial units flouting norms, reveals RTI petition

Four years on, Abatement of Pollution in Buddha Nullah project hanging fire

The recent report of water pollution reported from river Beas leading to the death of countless fishes and aquatic species in the river has raised serious concerns over the Asian Development Bank (

The work on tapping nullahs so that they do not flow into the Ganga continues to be carried in only on paper and in a slipshod manner in Haridwar.

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