GROUND WATER

  • National Green Tribunal seeks report on measures taken to maintain ground water level February 20, 2014

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday ordered civil officials of Uttar Pradesh to establish what measures have been taken to maintain biodiversity and ground water level in the state. The NGT said the Public Works Department secretary should hold a meeting with officials of the Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam, Ghaziabad Development...
  • Six dead, 500 ill after drinking water in Ghaziabad April 6, 2013

    Ghaziabad: Six people died and at least 500 people fell seriously ill after drinking contaminated ground water in the Loni area of Ghaziabad, officials said on Friday. Hospital and police officials said that residents of Prem Nagar in Ghaziabad complained of drowsiness and fell unconscious after drinking tap water on...
  • Giant Mars crater shows evidence of ancient lake January 21, 2013

    Washington: A NASA spacecraft has provided compelling new evidence that a Martian crater once may have held groundwaterfed lake. The new information comes from researchers analysing spectrometer data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), which looked down on the floor of McLaughlin Crater. The Martian crater is 92 kilometres in diameter...
  • Welcome to a Green Home March 18, 2011

    Mahindra Lifespaces is India's first company to receive the platinumrated green home precertification by the Indian Green Building Council for its housing projects. What makes it green, and how is Mahindra helping the environment? Read on Innovation has always been a vital part of Mahindra Lifespaces, not just for setting the...
  • Pepsi says it is not fizzically unfit in Kerala December 1, 2007

    Palakkad (Kerala): In Kerala, Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan's constituency, people are up in arms against cola giant Pepsi. They say the company is exploiting their ground water resources and depositing toxic solid wastes. However, Pepsi has refuted the charge and a statement issued by the company reads: "The allegations are...
  • Water woes in Palakkad, Pepsico in trouble November 30, 2007

    Palakkad: People of Kerala, are up in arms against the cola giant, Pepsi. They say the company is exploiting their ground water resources and depositing toxic solid wastes. A native of Puthuserry in Palakkad, complains of paucity of water at home and in the public taps. Since Pepsico opened their...
  • Gandhigiri to stop Cokeladen trucks November 24, 2006

    Jaipur: Accusing CocaCola of exploiting groundwater in the area, an NGO plans to garland truck drivers carrying the soft drink major's products and request them to take their consignments back to a plant near Jaipur. "Thousands of bottles branded with CocaCola are loaded every day from the Kaladera plant but despite...