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Kerala demands review of the Western Ghats order

The State Government has asked the Centre to review its order on eco-sensitive zone in the Western Ghats. The Order was based on the Kasturirangan report that recommended one-third of the Ghats be declared eco-sensitive.

Big mining companies violate environment laws in Odisha

News this week: Commission finds that big corporates mined Rs. 45000 Cr worth iron ore, Delhi residents protest waste incinerator and POSCO's clearance to be revalidated.

Corporates like Tata Steel, Essel Mining violate green laws in Odisha

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Huge freshwater reserves undersea

Australian researchers discover 500,000 cubic km of low-salinity water trapped beneath the ocean floor of Australia, China, North America and South Africa.

Govt continues to restore water bodies in the XII plan

After mercury, lead comes into the limelight 

WHO warns the world against the threat of lead poisoning on children globally. Calls upon all the countries to take stong actions for elimination of lead poisoning.

Govt makes study of river basin carrying capacity mandatory

Hi,

I have a 342 ft deep borewell and a 1 hp Crompton Greaves motor. The motor is lowered at 90 ft, voltage is 250-270 volts. It is a new motor but it trips after every 5 minutes run and has to be reset at the control panel. It consumes 12 amp electricity. Is it a problem of voltage or is the new motor faulty?

Please suggest

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Hello,

Where can I get Indian Standards for drinking water,/wastewater and activated carbon used in water treatment ?

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Hello,

Please provide information on TDS content of groundwater in Salt lake, sector-5, Kolkata. If the data is not available readily, please suggest on how I can get this information? 

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Urgent action needed to tackle climate change

Getting repetitive on climate change being human-induced, IPCC's fifth assessment report comes as no big surprise.

Women education and under five child mortality directly related

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