Baghpat (India)

Type: City
Name: Baghpat (India)
Country: India
Latitude: 28.950001
Longitude: 77.220001
population: 41,770
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

30 UP districts in grip of arsenic poisoning

LUCKNOW: Arsenic contamination, considered so far endemic to eastern part of Uttar Pradesh bordering Bihar, has now taken into its fold a large part of the state. With nearly 30 districts of the state in the grip of arsenic contamination, the situation ... [Published Times of India - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Weird diktat: Panchayat must be prudent in their judgement

The rape of a minor girl in Jharkhand reportedly on panchayat's diktat has once again raised questions on the relevance of panchayats and their rulings. After the panchayat's diktat a minor was raped just because her brother molested a woman in Gulgulia ... [Published Oneindia - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Sugar prices remain firm: rise up to Re1 per kg

Pic Courtesy: - New Delhi: Sugar prices continued to rise in the national capital's retail market today and gained up to Re 1 to Rs 40/41 per kg as the government had earlier this week announced measures to help the cash-starved industry.In the wholesale ... [Published zeenews.com - Jun 25 2014]

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Expressing concern over the current state of affairs, Magasaysay awardee and 'waterman of India', Rajendra Singh said "problem of arsenic contamination is prevalent in areas where extraction of groundwater has been rampant and where there is no provision for recharge." He added that due to no recharging of groundwater, concentration of arsenic (which is existing naturally) goes up and causes a number of diseases and...
"Some people say this movement is urban. Veer singh, this old man from rustampur village proves it wrong." (ians)

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