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Ganga: NGT orders inspection of drain connecting Jajmau CETP

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 15, 2017

The National Green Tribunal has directed inspection of a sewer pipeline going to a common effluent treatment plant (CETP) at Jajmau in Kanpur to verify the claim of the Uttar Pradesh government...

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Panel studies draft bill on Ganga pollution

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 15, 2017

Stepping up its efforts to finalise details of the proposed law on Ganga, a government's expert panel on Tuesday deliberated on finer points of the draft National River ...

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7 years in jail, Rs 100 cr fine for offences on Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 12, 2017

Robbery, cheating, causing grievous hurt and attempt to commit culpable homicide are all punishable by up to seven years in prison. Now add one more crime to that list that may soon attract such...

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Israel Extends Support For ‘Namami Gange’ Ahead Of Modi’s State Visit

By : sustainabilityo..., May 19, 2017

Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon met Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow on Monday and extended support to the ambitious ‘Namami Gange’ project, aimed at cleaning...

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NGT to inspect Ganga pollution itself

By : sustainabilityo..., May 3, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday decided to itself inspect the most polluted stretch of Ganga river, between Haridwar in Uttarakhand to Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh — to get the clear...

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NGT shuts 13 polluting industries along Ganga channel

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 27, 2017

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed 13 polluting industries situated along tributary or major drain of the Ganga river to be shut down.

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Uma Bharati reaches out to NGT over Mission Ganga

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 26, 2017

With the National Green Tribunal slamming the Centre every few days over the poor progress on Ganga clean-up, the Uma Bharati led National Mission on Clean Ganga (NMCG) is learnt to be making a...

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'Zero liquid discharge' to accomplish National Mission for Clean Ganga: Uma Bharti

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2017

Speaking on the mission of National Mission for Clean Ganga, Union Minister Uma Bharti on Tuesday asserted that Uttar Pradesh Government and the Centre decided to work on zero liquid discharge...

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700 million litres of waste dumped each day: CPCB

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 7, 2017

In the key stretch of Ganga, between Haridwar and Kanpur, 30 drains are directly discharging 701 million litres/day (MLD) of waste water in the Ganga, a recent report of the Central Pollution...

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Namami Gange project in a shambles, Narendra Modi intervenes

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 6, 2017

India's $3 billion plan to clean the holy Ganga river is badly behind schedule with large stretches contaminated by toxic waste and sewage, forcing Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene,...

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