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Tuesday, December 24, 2013
‘Environmental pollution by some countries has brought health hazards to less polluting countries.’
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Thursday, December 5, 2013
The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) does not give permit for hazardous industries in areas that have high population density, said KSPCB Chairman Vaman Acharya. Speaking...
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Thursday, August 29, 2013
To complain against noise pollution, residents can contact the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board on 080-25589113 or call the police on 100. They can also call 080-22942222 for obtaining numb...
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August 29, 2013
12 of 15 noise monitoring stations record ambient noise levels that far exceed permissible limits »
July 30, 2013
The Karnataka High Court on Monday directed the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) to submit a report on a decision being taken for separating the flow of sewage into a major storm-wa...
June 24, 2013
Sunday morning saw yet another oil leak in north Chennai, this time opposite the IOC bus terminus in Tondiarpet on Kathivakkam High Road.The leak in the pipeline belonging to Indian Oil Cor...
January 4, 2013
Survey finds ‘enough’ cases of cancer among people residing near towers »
August 21, 2012
‘Lack of infrastructure hampering economic growth’
April 20, 2012
Thousands of residents of the U.S. Gulf Coast will be receiving additional payments from oil giant BP as the region marks the two-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.An inde...
December 12, 2011
“The people of the Kasaragod district are not just the victims of the endosulfan tragedy, they are also the martyrs,” said activist Medha Patkar here on Monday.
She was inaugurating the...
April 19, 2011
Senior Congress leader V.M. Sudheeran on Tuesday came down heavily on Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and the Union Ministries of Agriculture, Health and Environment, accusing them of bein...
April 1, 2011
The U.S. Consulate in Mumbai reports on the manoeuvres of the Dow Chemical Company to get its plants cleared, and the contradictory responses of powerful politicians »
October 8, 2010
A tanker carrying 6,000 tons of solvent was in danger of sinking on Friday off the western coast of France after colliding with another ship, the online edition of the daily Ouest France reported.<...
August 22, 2013
Residents of areas in and around Yelahanka and Sahakarnagar will be hit by intermittent power supply as the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) has decided to close the diesel power gene...
July 7, 2013
Drinking water in 44 Raichur and 19 Yadgir villages is contaminated by the toxic chemical
April 23, 2013
Truck transporting the chemical meets with an accident
October 31, 2012
The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike has hired new hands to clean up the city, which is reeling under tens of thousands of tonnes of garbage rotting on the streets. The BBMP council on Tuesday a...
August 20, 2012
The industrial clusters based in Greater Kochi fall into the group of cities with high pollution levels, as per a study done by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in association with Indian...
December 13, 2011
Says politicians, bureaucrats responsible for sufferings of endosulfan victims
May 15, 2011
‘Multi-institutional and trans-disciplinary report' quashes Union Carbide's assertion that MIC was not highly poisonous
April 1, 2011
Radiation exceeding government safety limits has seeped into groundwater under a tsunami-crippled Japanese nuclear plant, according to the operator, but has not affected drinking supplies. ...
March 20, 2011
The toll of dead or missing from Japan's worst natural disaster in nearly a century has neared 21,000.
With 8,199 people confirmed killed, the massive earthquake and tsunami of Marc...
October 6, 2010
Emergency workers and construction crews are sweeping through the Hungarian town of Kolontar hardest hit by a flood of toxic sludge, trying to clear roads and homes of the deep red mud and c...
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