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Contamination
West Bengal  /  Published 12.12.21

1 dead, village blames tube well

One person died on Friday and 20 others fell ill from a suspected case of bacterial contamination in a local tube well in Kamalapushparni village in Murshidabad district. The doctor at the nearby Azi...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.21

Pure-water hope for arsenic zone

Research scholars, including four teachers from a college at Jiaganj in Murshidabad, have come up with a process to purify groundwater in various arsenic-rich blocks and villages of the district by id...
By Bitan Sikdar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.04.21

BIT researchers make arsenic filters

A team of researchers from Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra (Ranchi), has developed a filtration system for eliminating arsenic from groundwater for using it for drinking purpose.  &ld...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.20

11 years to get approval for Arsenic-free water project

Nearly one lakh residents in the arsenic-contaminated Swarupnagar block in North 24-Parganas are yet to get pure drinking water, because a dedicated water supply project commissioned in 2009 is yet to...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Swarupnagar

India  /  Published 11.02.20

240-year-old pollution imprint on Himalayas

Chemical signatures of the birth of the Industrial Revolution in Europe 240 years ago remain imprinted high on top of the Himalayas and make up evidence for early atmospheric contamination, scientists...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 01.03.19

Safe sips to quench Balitara thirst

Villagers of Balitara in lower Assam’s Nalbari district will not have to think twice before taking a sip of water. They were struggling to cope with arsenic contamination of groundwater and high inc...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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