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Information regarding equipment needed for a bottled water plant
Hello Sir, I want to set up water bottling plan in Shrivardhan district. Could you please advise on the equipment needed for setting up the plant? Nitin Darge E mail: nitindarge1604@gmail.com  
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 1 week 1 day ago
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Slow death of a river
River Mutha, the pride of Pune, lovingly called 'Muthai' or 'mother Mutha', is dying a slow death, thanks to the rapidly urbanising city which is depositing huge amounts of untreated sewage and dirt in its waters.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 2 weeks 6 days ago
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Coughing out coal
The coal mining sector is all set to receive a boost in India as the government plans to open up the sector to commercial players by 2018. 
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Hotels and industries polluting the Ganga to be sealed
Hotels, industries, ashrams polluting the Ganga to be sealed
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Cauvery loaded with toxins
Cauvery found to be the most toxic river in the country 
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India faces superbugs
There is a huge dearth of cleanliness in India--open defecation is rampant; garbage management in most cities is in shambles; toxic hospital and industrial wastes and sewage are allowed to drain into water sources and food products are laced with chemicals.
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Using treated sewage water for gardening
Would like to know the specifications, if any  for undesirable constituents in the treated sewage water used for gardening. Name:Venkatesh E-mail ID : venkateshav@hotmail.com
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 2 months 3 days ago
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Toilet use in Uttarakhand: A mountainous issue
“Sometimes I go for open defecation, sometimes I use the toilet. It’s not like I always have to use the toilet. When I go for work here and there, I defecate in the jungle,” says Renu from one of the remote villages in Tehri Garwal district of Uttarakhand when asked why she does not use latrines every day.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 2 months 4 weeks ago
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Drinking water: Access does not mean safety
Concerned with contaminated water sources in rural areas, the Centre plans to provide piped water supply (classified as an improved water source by the WH
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 3 months 1 week ago
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Bee in safe hands
Studies suggest that bees are disappearing at a rapid rate in India. Should we be worried? The disappearance of bees has particularly alarming implications for human existence. Honey bees play a very important role in preserving the biodiversity of nature.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 3 months 2 weeks ago
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Romancing the Ganga
The Ganges, the most revered river in India, faces an unusual predicament. Pollution and excessive usage have turned it into a toxic sludge as it snakes its way through cities, industrial hubs and millions of devotees.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 4 months 1 week ago
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Threatened by urbanisation, doomed by restoration
Pashan lake, the pride of Pune, is dying! Water hyacinth continues to invade the lake and pollution levels in the lake are high, threatening its once rich biodiversity. How did this happen?
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 4 months 2 weeks ago
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Tackling encephalitis: The sanitation connect
Gorakhpur is back in the news with 42 more children dying in 48 hours at one of the biggest hospitals here--Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital or BRD hospital.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 5 months 2 weeks ago
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What do rural women say about sanitation?
Does gender matter when it comes to sanitation? Apparently, it does.
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What ails Indian farmers
Over the last few months, we saw protests by distressed farmers of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and other states over farming crisis and farmer suicides.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 7 months 9 hours ago
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What we should know about National Water Commission
The landmark report titled A 21st century institutional architecture for India's water reforms submitted by the expert committee chaired by Dr Mihir Shah on restructuring the
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 7 months 3 weeks ago
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In conversation with nature
“There is a special type of black ant that is visible just before and during heavy rains. They start coming out in large numbers with their eggs in their mouths and only travel in a straight line, like a railway track,” says Chandrika Mahato when asked how he predicts rains and floods.
aarti kelkar kh...  posted 8 months 2 weeks ago
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Ken-Betwa river link approved
Forest panel clears Ken-Betwa river link
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Nainital lake drying up, human activities to blame
Nainital lake is drying up, environmentalists concerned
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