NEW DELHI: Water bodies have decreased by a steep 40% in the national capital region (NCR) as a result of rapid urbanisation between 1972 and 2014, when the region saw a 17-fold rise in urban built-up areas, a study has revealed. At certain plac ...

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NEW DEHI The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has shut down two of its water treatment plants (WTP) — Sonia Vihar and Bhagirathi, disrupting water supply in east and south Delhi for two days. The situation is likely to become normal by Monday evening, seni ...

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Snehlata Shrivastav, Nagpur: Timely Ban Could Have Saved Lives  Had the Union government acted in time and stopped sale and use of some of the most hazardous chemicals like monocrotophos, which are already banned in other countries, the pesticid ...

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M. Soundariya Preetha :  Climate change, low yields, imports are affecting tea, coffee, rubber and spice growers. Value addition is now key, they say The three southern states, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala, are home to coffee and tea garden ...

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In a hearing on an ongoing case in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) based on prevention and abolition of crop burning, a principal bench of the Tribunal headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar has asked all states to take strict action for compliance ...

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NEW DELHI: Seeking to protect over 2 lakh wetlands across the country, the Centre has come out with rules to identify and manage these ecologically fragile areas which play an important role in flood control, groundwater recharge, preserving pla ...

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NEW DELHI: They too want to chat with friends and family, do e-banking and e-shopping, and watch a flick on Netflix. But senior citizens in NCR feel left behind as India has been taking giant leaps in the digital world. A survey of 5,000 senior ...

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GURGAON: Environmentalists have flagged a new dumpsite that is polluting the Aravalisand has already consumed two acres of the seasonal Ghata lake near the Gurgaon-Faridabad border. But it's the response of MCG -Gurgaon's municipal body with jur ...

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They live in the midst of coconut lagoons and man groves. But life's not rosy for the lakhs living in islands on the mouth of the Godavari and Krishna in Andhra Pradesh. The two major islands and over two dozen islets face a severe shortage of p ...

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