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Government wakes up to maintain health of major rivers

Odisha, July 23: With a large number of industries coming up in the State and effluents, released by these industries, choking rivers, the State Government has decided to initiate coordinated efforts for maintaining the health of the rivers.
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Delhi kids unable to breathe easy

New Delhi, July 22: A study shows high levels of respiratory disorders among children in the age bracket of seven to 15 years in Delhi due to indoor air pollution. It has also found close association of these disorders with the use of biomass in rural part of the city.
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NGO moves court against Sunflag for causing pollution

BHANDARA, July 21: The Nagpur bench of Bombay high court has issued notices to state forest ministry, Maharashtra Pollution Control Boardand the management of Sunflag Iron and Steel Company on a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by an NGO.

Ganga Gapped

July 21: Pollution in the Ganga is an important story that needs to be constantly told if we want the nation’s lifeline to survive.
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SC slams MCD on Yamuna river pollution

New Delhi, July 11: Terming the MCD as "the biggest polluter" of Yamuna, the Supreme Court today rebuked the civic body for saying that it has nothing to do with the pollution of the river and warned it that all its three commissioners would have to appear before the court if it persisted with its stand. 
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SC slams MCD on Yamuna river pollution

New Delhi, July 11: Terming the MCD as "the biggest polluter" of Yamuna, the Supreme Court today rebuked the civic body for saying that it has nothing to do with the pollution of the river and warned it that all its three commissioners would have to appear before the court if it persisted with its stand. 
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Online monitor for cleaner air

Ranchi, July 10: To make industries more accountable, cement and power plants of Jharkhand will henceforth have to be a part of a mandatory online ambient air quality monitoring system that will help bosses at pollution control offices in Delhi and Ranchi keep track of local ecological changes.
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Jaipur municipal corporation fails in waste management: Report

Jaipur, July 9: The first spell of monsoon shower brought a huge relief from the blistering summer heat, but along with it came a sordid tale of woes, particularly water-logging and garbage strewn all over.
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