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Shillong, March 22: A CAG report has rapped the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited for not initiating any steps to protect the Umiam reservoir which feeds five downstream hydropower plants of the corporation.

The reservoir covers an area of 10 square km and serves as a recreational spot for tourists with amenities for boating and angling.

In addition, the reservoir supplies drinking water

Following the Municipal Corporation of Delhi's recent findings of 18 per cent contamination in the Delhi Jal Board's water samples, the Health Committee of the civic body that had commissioned the earlier survey has written to all councillors to furnish details of water contamination complaints from the people.

MCD Public Health and Medical Relief Committee chairman Dr V. K.

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has intensified its drive to clean the Mula river of the rapidly proliferating water hyacinth.

On Monday, malaria surveillance inspector Govind Satpute and his team were spotted cleaning the Mula river, which is covered hyacinth, after successfully cleaning Pashan lake.

Satpute, who has been undertaking this activity for the last eight years, said removin

MCD Health Committee chairman VK Monga and Delhi BJP chief Vijender Gupta on Thursday criticised the Delhi Jal Board for its failure to provide potable water to Delhiites.

Anxious resi March 9: Anxious residents in Punjab

Oil and gas service companies injected tens of millions of gallons of diesel fuel into onshore wells in more than a dozen states from 2005 to 2009, Congressional investigators have charged.

The U.S.

When Canadian-born movie director James Cameron visited his home country's tar-sands mining operation this September, he concluded:

It seems the government is finally waking up to the increasing level of pollution in Rawal Dam, as only recently the departments concerned have filed a record number of 430 cases against the polluters.

According to official documents, the Pakistan Environment Protection Agency (Pak-EPA) has filed cases in the environment tribunals seeking heavy fines on those responsible for contaminating the d

ONGCOil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), the country