Water in news on April 12

Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments around water

By DTE Staff
Published: Friday 13 April 2018

Pharma waste poses a threat to rivers across the globe: study

A large part of the freshwater ecosystems is potentially endangered by the high concentration of pharmaceuticals

Normal life will not be hit by Cauvery bandh, govt tells Karnataka High Court

The government assured the High Court on April 11 that it will take all measures to ensure normal life remains unaffected in the event of a bandh

Madhya Pradesh refuses to release more water to Gujarat

Gujarat deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Wednesday said he was unaware of the BJP-led Madhya Pradesh government's rejection of Gujarat's demand for an additional 1,500 cusecs of Narmada water

Namami gange a colossal fiasco: ganga mahasabha

Humungous funds are being squandered away in the name of cleansing the sacred river and they are going down the drain with Ganga remaining as polluted as ever


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