polluted rivers

Rescue the dying Yamuna to save the Taj, appeal activists


March 25th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 25 (IANS) Hundreds of activists, students and senior citizens walked along the banks of the bone-dry river Yamuna in Agra Sunday in a symbolic rally to highlight the ... Read more...

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Punjab eco-warrior seeks environment in manifesto


January 6th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) Punjab-based eco-warrior Balbir Singh Seechewal Friday urged contesting candidates and parties in Punjab to put environment protection in their manifestos.Seechewal, who is known for his campaigns ... Read more...

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Eco warrior plugs drain to protect river from pollutants


May 19th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, May 19 (IANS) Supported by tens of hundreds of people, eco-warrior Balbir Singh Seechewal Wednesday plugged a drain with sandbags to prevent untreated municipal waste and industrial pollutants from ... Read more...

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Students protest against minister, boycott convocation (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Nearly 30 graduating students of the prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) protested against Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh here Wednesday over ... Read more...

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Climate change adversely impacts populations of trout, salmon


May 18th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Climate change is adversely affecting lives of trout and salmon, a new research claims.Researchers from Cardiff University studied populations of young salmon and trout in the River Wye ... Read more...

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Five foetuses found in Nepal’s holy river


January 7th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 7 (IANS) Five foetuses in a plastic bag fished out by a ragpicker from a dump by the side of one of Kathmandu valley's holiest - and most polluted - ... Read more...

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Students organize Ganga cleaning drive in Varanasi


November 10th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Nov. 10 (ANI): Hundreds of college students in Varanasi participated in a cleaning drive aimed to keep the holy Ganges river pollution-free.Many volunteers cleaned the Ghats of the river with brooms, ... Read more...

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Students participate in ‘Save Ganga Mission’ in Varanasi


August 11th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Aug. 11(ANI): Hundreds of school students took part in a unique rally staged at Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district, to motivate the local residents in keeping River Ganga clean, on ... Read more...

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Novel campaign by self-help group to create awareness on Ganges river pollution


May 23rd, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, May 23 (ANI): A self-help group from Varanasi on Friday sent 543 utensils filled with water of river Ganges to the national capital to raise awareness on river pollution.Ganga, which ... Read more...

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Activists demand heritage status for Yamuna


June 6th, 2008 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Agra, June 5 (IANS) A people's conference attended by social activists, environmentalists and intellectuals Thursday demanded that Yamuna river be accorded a world heritage status by the Unesco and the Indian government. ... Read more...

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Students launch a save river campaign in Delhi


April 22nd, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): School children today participated with zeal in a painting competition organised by the youth of Justice Group to save the dying Yamuna river to mark the ... Read more...

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Designers adopt green at India fashion week


March 15th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Top designers of the country are taking the cue from their foreign counterparts and have been going 'green', by using eco-friendly fabrics for their latest creations ... Read more...

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Chemical waste in Yamuna causes death of fish


November 14th, 2007 - 10:17 am ICT by admin
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