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11 December 2010

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
10,991 villages lose over 50% crop due to drought in the state of Orissa
Himachal Pradesh witnessing the advent of a new “water mafia” engaged in large-scale pilferage and sale of water from private tubewells to industrial units in Una district

08 December 2010

With an estimated 3.5 million families in Bengal having no access to proper sanitation facilities, UNICEF and state government have taken a joint intitative to help create more sanitation facilities
Directions on Potable Water - Press Information Bureau, Government of India, Ministry of Water Resources

07 December 2010

River-bed mining ban hits construction material prices in the state of Uttarakhand
Unscientific coal mining affecting water bodies in the North East
Pollution takes toll on Valley’s native fish in Srinagar
Global warming leads to migration of fish in Kerala: Ocean warming, acidification and calcification are beginning to make an impact on traditional fisheries
Rise in water capacity in the country: India's water storage capacity reaches 128% of last year's storage
Contaminated water gives nightmares to people from Jaipur

06 December 2010

IUCN in the process of assessing freshwater biodiversity of India - The Hindu

05 December 2010

75 crore swindled from drinking water schemes, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh

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