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14 December 2010

A first-of-its-kind 'Water and Wastewater Gallery' that aims at spreading awareness about water conservation inaugurated at the National Science Centre in Delhi
Over 350 hospitalised for diarrhoea near Tiruvarur in Tamil Nadu following the consumption of contaminated water and fish
The coal and environment ministries lock horns over bailing out coal-bearing areas from the Comprehensive Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI)
Seshachalam Hills in Andhra Pradesh declared the first ever bio-diversity reserve in the state

13 December 2010

The hierarchy of water ownership of traditional ponds of Palakkad district,Kerala
Check dams on the Singoda river that keep the reservoirs alive for up to six months after the monsoon, solve water woes of Gujarat villages
Action against industrial units polluting Ganga undertaken by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), which surveyed 26 industries located on the bank
Himachal Pradesh's Renuka dam project denied forest clearance because of the requirement for felling of over 1,50,000 trees
India's 'Excellent Water-Efficient Industrial Units' felicitated at the 7th National Award for Excellence in Water Management 2010 organised by CII Hyderabad
Is the environment ministry over-reacting? - Business Standard

12 December 2010

NGO Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak invited by the University of Cambridge to share his experiences of his movement against untouchability and promotion of sanitation in India

11 December 2010

The River Damodar
Rising pollution of the river Mula-Mutha that flows through Kavdi village, Maharashtra robs the village of its migratory birds
Rise in waterborne diseases in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh due to contaminated water
Environmental activist groups in India divided on Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's stance that all countries must take on binding climate change commitments in “appropriate legal form”

10 December 2010

Farming - The Gandhian way - A tribute to the legendary Bhaskar Save
Bihar government to soon announce its water policy, aimed at a permanent solution to recurrent floods and drought in the state
Bhaba Atomic Research Centre (BARC) develops dip-n-drink membrane pouch technology for safe drinking water

09 December 2010

Unregulated and illegal mining rampant in Rajasthan: Little efforts made to reduce the damage caused to ecology and people working in the mines
Tamil Nadu: The north-east monsoon, 50 per cent in excess in the state, claims over 200 lives and destroys crops and infrastructure

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