Agra District

Hazardous waste rules amended
Policy matters this week Posted on 13 Mar, 2019 03:34 PM

Centre amends hazardous and other wastes rules 2016 to ban import of solid plastic waste

Different types of plastic waste displayed at a sanitation park. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Protest in Chennai to save the Ennore Creek
News this week Posted on 09 Jan, 2018 08:59 AM

Saving the Ennore Creek: Chennai fisherfolk stage Jal Satyagraha

The Ennore creek smothered on all sides by thermal power plants. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Rift over Indus Water Treaty continues
Policy this week Posted on 04 Dec, 2016 08:45 PM

Conflict between India and Pakistan over Indus Water Treaty continues

Indus river (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
UP unable to protect Yamuna, Taj Mahal: NGT
Policy matters this week Posted on 08 Aug, 2016 11:37 PM

NGT raps UP government over Yamuna's pollution near the Taj Mahal

Yamuna river near the Taj Mahal. (Source: Ekabhishek via Wikipedia)
Nagpur Union launches world-wide campaign against much hyped water privatisation
New this week Posted on 05 Jan, 2016 11:32 AM

World-wide campaign against impacts of water privatisation

No 24x7 water supply for Nagpur
Every household in Delhi to pay environment tax: NGT
Policy updates this week Posted on 12 May, 2015 10:25 AM

Delhites to bear the brunt of Yamuna pollution

Yamuna river in Delhi
India ranked 12th in mismanaging plastic waste
News this week Posted on 17 Feb, 2015 08:28 PM

8 million tonnes of plastic waste dumped into world's oceans in 2010: Study

Two oceans meeting at Dhanushkodi, Tamil Nadu
2014-drought in Maharashtra worse than the 2012 one
News this week Posted on 23 Dec, 2014 11:58 PM

Maharashtra drought this year is worse than 2012 drought

Drought in Maharashtra
Budget 2015-16 likely to have huge cuts in social sector
Policy matters this fortnight Posted on 16 Dec, 2014 12:27 PM

Social sector likely to get less funds in Union Budget 2015-16

MNREGA workers building check dam in Gujarat
India's dykes on Kaliganga cause misery to Nepal
News this week: Nepal blames India for causing floods in former's territory; Study says Ganga is loaded with superbugs; Slowdown affects water use in Pune industries. Posted on 24 Feb, 2014 04:18 PM


India builds dykes on Kaliganga, causes misery to Nepal

Floods in Darchula in Nepal (Source: Wikipedia)