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ARSENIC: A Well-Known Poison in Drinking Water

1- Introduction Arsenic (As) is semi-metal of p Block, having Atomic Number 33 of Group 15 of Period 4 with Electronic Configuration [Ar] 3d104s24p3. A little amount of arsenic is found in its native condition either it is mainly found with minerals. The arsenic-containing mineral is arsenopyrite is wide spread in Earth Crust. Arsenic occurs… Read More »

Idol Immersion Polluting Indian Waters

Environmentalists & Scientists are concerned about the water pollution caused due to immersion of Idols during festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga Puja Celebrations all over India. One look to assess the harmful effects of this practice has proved to be an eye opener to many. WATER is the elixir of life referred as nature, polluting… Read More »