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 Meghalaya rivers turn blue: Officials blame pollution

Dec 15, 2014

Meghalaya rivers turn blue: Officials blame pollution

Two rivers flowing towards Bangladesh in eastern Meghalaya have turned blue apparently due to "high acid" content leading to demand from environment activists to take immediate action to check pollution. #Bangladesh #NewsTracker #Meghalaya #North East #locals #Pollution #Rivers #high acid
Air pollution is causing increase in river flow, says study

Oct 06, 2014

Air pollution is causing increase in river flow, says study

Air pollutants, known as aerosols, can lead to an increase in the amount of water flowing through many rivers. #Life #Environment #NewsTracker #Air pollution #Pollution #Rivers #solar dimming
River Gomti will be cleaned on lines of Ganga, says Rajnath Singh

Sep 30, 2014

River Gomti will be cleaned on lines of Ganga, says Rajnath Singh

Noting that the health of rivers is reflective of a country's condition, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced cleaning up of the Gomti river in Lucknow on the same lines as river Ganga. #India #NewsTracker #lUCKNOW #Pollution #Rivers #River Ganga #Cleaning #River Gomti #Gomti
Flood threat: 2 rivers in Bihar flowing above danger mark

Aug 22, 2014

Flood threat: 2 rivers in Bihar flowing above danger mark

At 6 am, Ghagra at Darauli, Siwan, was flowing at a level of 61.42 m with rising trend which is 0.60 m above its danger level of 60.82 m and 0.32 m below its previous high flood level of 61.74 m in August 1998 #bIhar #Floods #Rivers #Rapti #Ghagra #overflowing
Govt preparing Ganga rejuvenation programme: Uma Bharti

Jun 25, 2014

Govt preparing Ganga rejuvenation programme: Uma Bharti

The government is in the process of preparing a compact plan to rejuvenate river Ganga, said Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti. #India #BJP #TheySaidIt #Uma Bharti #Ganga #NDA #Rivers #Union water resources minister #Ganga Rejuvenation Programme
16 dead due to floods in Odisha, rivers still above danger mark

Oct 26, 2013

16 dead due to floods in Odisha, rivers still above danger mark

Major rivers like Rusikulya, Godahada and Vansadhara were flowing below the danger mark. #NewsTracker #Floods #Odisha #Rivers #Evacuations #relief measures
Villages cut off as rivers overflow in rain-lashed Andhra

Jul 17, 2013

Villages cut off as rivers overflow in rain-lashed Andhra

Incessant rains continued to lash various parts of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday, overflowing rivulets, streams and tanks and throwing the normal life out of gear, officials said #Andhra Pradesh #Telangana #Monsoons #Flooding #Rivers #Penganga #river overflow
China targets water polluters in new environment initiative

Jul 09, 2013

China targets water polluters in new environment initiative

As part of a drive against water pollution, Chinese police have started targetting people who discharge unprocessed waste water into local rivers and underground waterways #China #Pollution #Rivers #Water pollution #clean-up #Yunnan region