Unrecognised slums get recognition

Census of India develops the new method of identifying slums as unhygienic and compact dwellings of atleast 300 people lacking proper sanitation and drinking water facilities. With the new method, many unknown slums have added up to the category.

The mega campaign to conserve fuel

Mining of earth banned in India

National Green Tribunal bans digging of earth throughout India for making bricks and roads without obtaining environmental clearance.

Ahmedabad and Chennai to host India Water Expo

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Rural India needs to curb its expectations from NREGA

Rural development minister clarifies on the employment scheme considered as a permanent job solution among the rural people in the country. Says the scheme can provide jobs for only 100 days to unemployed people in rural India.

Backwardness index 2013 is out

MoEF bans clearance in eight industrial areas

Environment ministry to not grant any further clearance to new projects in eight critically polluted industrial areas of the country, owing to the alarmingly rising levels of pollution in these clusters.

Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and UP are hunger states

MoEF gets in trouble for allowing mining in Goa

SC questions the ministry for granting  environment clearance to 162 iron ore mines near national parks and sanctuaries in Goa, despite the court's stay order on mining activities in the state. 

PIL filed against Kalpakkam nuclear power plant

Rajiv Awas Yojana to make India slum free

Government uncovers its plan to launch urban housing programme, Rajiv Awas Yojana, for slum dwellers under JNNURM.

Power ministry gears up for hydel development

Govt reconstitutes panel on hydel projects


My borewell water has got contaminated with sewage mix. We have managed to arrest this. The contaminated water in the borewell has to be cleaned now. Please suggest the quantity of bleaching powder that needs to be used to clean this water.






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