Water Pollution(Search results - 15)
Top StoriesJun 4, 2021, 6:25 PM IST
Karnataka: After gov't immerses COVID victims' ashes in Cauvery, villagers express fear of water pollution
After the Karnataka government immersed 1,200 unclaimed Covid victims' ashes into the Cauvery river stream in Malavalli taluk, the villagers say the water to town and other villagers may get polluted and also with people coming to immerse the ashes might end up spreading the infection.
IndiaOct 23, 2020, 1:06 PM IST
West Bengal: Durga idol immersion restricted in Ganga this year
To prevent water pollution in the Ganga, the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has decided not to allow idol immersion in Ganga. Even last year, the NMCG had directed the WBPCB to check idol immersion in the Ganga. However, the directive was not followed. This year, the administration has issued specific guidelines to control pollution in Ganga. The plan is to keep the synthetic liner so that the waste does not cause pollution in the water.
NEWSSep 21, 2019, 2:03 PM IST
Villagers in Karnataka fall sick after drinking water from contaminated lake
From toddlers to aged, more than 70 people in Shakhapura, in Raichur, Karnataka were seen bed-ridden as they could not afford medical expenses
NEWSJul 23, 2019, 11:44 AM IST
Bengaluru: Harlur lake turns into dump yard; lakhs of fish die
Another lake in Bengaluru is joining the league of Bellandur and Varthur lakes. Harlur lake near Sarjapur is turning into a dump yard, all thanks to sewage water being released into it.
NEWSJan 21, 2019, 12:40 PM IST
Varthur Lake catches fire, smoke engulfs neighbouring houses
Varthur Lake had caught major fire in March 2017. However, the lake has caught fire many times but was not noticed by authorities say residents.
KarnatakaDec 16, 2018, 9:56 AM IST
Actress Rashmika Mandanna reveals truth behind Bellandur lake underwater photo shoot
Earlier, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) had fined the state government and the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) of Rs 50 crore and Rs 25 crore respectively as they failed to protect the lakes in Bengaluru
May 2, 2017, 1:28 AM IST
Shanthi Nagar residents drink water from this dirty pit, courtesy BBMP
This is not a drain but it is the place where Shanthi Nagar residents get the drinking water. People stand in a long queue then get into the dirty pit and catch the drinking water from tap attached to it. These pictures of Shanthi Nagar ward drinking water facility will shock you for sure.
Apr 18, 2017, 2:01 PM IST
Avalahalli Lake flooded with construction, biomedical waste
The harrowing scenes of city lakes being filled with sludge and waste are a cry for help to the civic agencies but sadly, they are falling on deaf ears. Now, action has been initiated against the firm involved