Ganga polluted with heavy metals and pesticides: CPCB; Monsoon five percent below normal; Northern railways admits to flawed water quality monitoring procedure; SAUNI project reunites families; Bengaluru wastes half of the received water.
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Cauvery river dispute: Karnataka to share less water, SC raps the two states over protests; Namami Gange programme to speed up; Yamuna water taxi project faces hurdle; Haryana government approves Rs 143 crore for revival of Jawahar Lal Nehru canal; NGT takes note of the encroachments of Arthala Lake in Ghaziabad.
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Swachh Bharat funds remain unused by Delhi’s municipal corporations; TISS for creation of a National Council for Urban Sanitation for effective implementation; No takers for Chennai’s modern public toilets; Uttarakhand to give Rs 20,000 for building toilets at construction workers’ homes; Garbage now fills Noida’s ambitious biodiversity park.
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