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Amoeba-attacking giant viruses found in Mumbai's lakes

Amoeba-attacking giant viruses found in Mumbai's lakes

Mumbai: A study by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay) has found presence of `giant viruses' belonging to five fam...Read More

Bhopal: Rain renders city water bodies squeaky-clean

Bhopal: Rain renders city water bodies squeaky-clean

Although the shadows of autumn accompanied by a little rain are slowly lengthening, the water bodies in the city glisten like silver unde...Read More

Bhopal: Team focus shifts to artificial water bodies, basements

Bhopal: Team focus shifts to artificial water bodies, basements

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Malaria department jointly launched a survey in the state capital to deal with mosquito-borne dise...Read More

Lucknow loses almost half its water bodies to builders

Lucknow loses almost half its water bodies to builders

The state government and the Supreme Court have made various interventions to stop instances of land-grabbing and construction over water...Read More

World Environment Day 2019: Drying up water bodies make headlines today

World Environment Day 2019: Drying up water bodies make headlines today

Around 9.6 percent of India’s land is covered with water. It also has 7,500 km of coastline. Yet Indian states face a drought-like situat...Read More

Indore: Water level drops to 0-mark in most water bodies

Indore: Water level drops to 0-mark in most water bodies

As summer is reaching its peak, water bodies in the city are drying up swiftly. As a result, fishes in different lakes of the city are dy...Read More

Indore: City wetlands on death bed, cry for resuscitation

Indore: City wetlands on death bed, cry for resuscitation

Indore: A wetland is a distinct ecosystem that is inundated by water, either permanently or seasonally, where oxygen-free processes preva...Read More

Maharashtra state mulls Swiss challenge method for floating solar projects

Maharashtra state mulls Swiss challenge method for floating solar projects

Mumbai: Maharashtra government is mulling adoption of Swiss challenge method to finalise a bidder to set up floating solar plants across ...Read More

Indore: ‘Zero Day’; Hollow efforts, only slogans in the air

Indore: ‘Zero Day’; Hollow efforts, only slogans in the air

Indore: Following the footsteps of Cape Town and Bangalore, the ‘insensitive’ Indoreans too are heading towards ‘Zero Day’ with people in...Read More

Bhopal: Water pollution rises above tolerable limits

Bhopal: Water pollution rises above tolerable limits

Bhopal: An independent research has found that the water bodies in the city have been polluted to over 200 times at different locations.

Mumbai needs better mobility not promises

Mumbai needs better mobility not promises

Mumbai’s infrastructure has always been the biggest challenge for the authorities. No mode of travel, however advanced, seems to ease the...Read More

Ujjain: Life guards to receive special training in Bhopal

Ujjain: Life guards to receive special training in Bhopal

Ujjain: In wake of increasing accidents of drowning, a campaign ‘Mandar and no more’ has been launched recently to train life guards for ...Read More

Time has come to take action against encroachments: Venkaiah Naidu

Time has come to take action against encroachments: Venkaiah Naidu

Chennai: Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today said time has come to take action against encroachments on water bodies ...Read More

Jharkhand minister takes on fight against water pollution

Jharkhand minister takes on fight against water pollution

Ranchi: Taking time off from his routine responsibilities, Jharkhand Food Minister Saryu Roy has been working to save water bodies from p...Read More

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Water bodies clogged with Ganesh idols may breed ailments

BHOPAL : The festival season has begun and so has the season of polluting water bodies with impunity. Many water bodies of the city have ...Read More

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Dal Lake, water bodies freeze in J-K

Srinagar: Famous Dal Lake and other water bodies froze partially as Srinagar city, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, witnessed the...Read More

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