User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Dec 14 2018 17:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Government to levy fee on ground water use 14.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Government to levy fee on ground water use
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Year End Review- 2018: Cabinet & CCEA 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
03 Jan 2018   Cabinet gives approval to the Approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina during 10-13 December 2017   The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Note submitted by the Department of Commerce and approved the approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in December 2017.
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Sterlite factory hearings at National Green Tribunal have left activists worried 14.12.2018 Scroll.in
The court would not let them argue against Vedanta’s challenge to the factory’s closure and refused to even provide a copy of the enquiry committee’s report.
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Revised Guidelines for Ground Water Extraction Notified, to be Effective From 1st June 2019 13.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In order to comply with various directions of the Hon’ble NGT and to address various shortcomings in the existing guidelines of ground water extraction, the Central Ground Water Authority, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on 12th December 2018 notified revised guidelines for ground water extraction vide notification S.O. No. 6140 (E), which will be effective from 1st June 2019.
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Vehicles on Alternative Fuels 13.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
To promote alternate fuels and to bring down pollution levels across the country, Government has taken proactive steps to promote environment friendly vehicles which are innovative, ushering in proactive use of natural resources.
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Story of Bengaluru’s traffic: Bus numbers remain same while private vehicles boom 13.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Years of negligence towards public transport has finally resulted in today’s congested and polluted Bengaluru. All the catastrophe is well-documented in data, yet it hasn’t got enough attention from the government.
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Community-led projects in Meghalaya are helping the rare mahseer thrive 11.12.2018 Scroll.in
The fish sanctuaries of the state show that conservation works best when it comes from the people.
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Infrastructure growth must for survival of Bengaluru: ex CM 10.12.2018 Sify Finance
Expressing concern over the urban woes of India's tech hub, Karnataka's former Chief Minister S.M. Krishna on Monday said infrastructure growth was a must for the survival of Bengaluru.
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A very cold winter for the poor: The unintended consequences of China’s war on pollution 9.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The switch from coal to gas led to shortages and inadequate heating for many households last winter. Gas prices have also gone up.
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India's Wind power potential decreasing with climate change 9.12.2018 Sify Finance
Rapid climate change may be causing a slow decline in India's wind power potential, a recent study suggests.
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The big news: Armyman arrested in connection with Bulandshahr killing, and 9 other top stories 9.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: A former Army officer said surgical strikes were overhyped, and Shivraj Singh Chouhan was confident of a BJP win in Madhya Pradesh.
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Delhi: Pollution control authority to call meeting of industries to press for use of natural gas 8.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority member Sunita Narain said ‘we cannot compromise ease of breathing for ease of business’.
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Environmental damage and land acquisition: Anger grows in Sri Lanka against Belt and Road Initiative 8.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
‘When will we know if our lands will be safe from a takeover?’
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Air pollution: 18 arrested in Greater Noida for flouting NGT orders 8.12.2018 Zee News : India National
Eighteen people were arrested in Gautam Buddh Nagar's Greater Noida Saturday for allegedly violating the National Green Tribunal's orders on checking air pollution, officials said.
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Modi's LPG scheme reduced household air pollution: Study 8.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Modi's LPG scheme reduced household air pollution: Study
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City Buzz: Rapid transit system in NCR | Growth forecast for cities | Water cuts in Pune… and more 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Which will be India's fastest growing city in the next few years? Why is Kolkata gasping for breath? What's the latest on the planned rapid transit system in the National Capital Region? Read about all this and more in our weekly capsule of city news.
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Modi's LPG scheme reduced household air pollution: Study 8.12.2018 Sify Finance
The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), a pet project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that aims to provide every household Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) replacing wood or coal fuel, has been found useful in tackling household air pollution, a new report said.
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HC takes up Loktak PIL 7.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
HC takes up Loktak PIL
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Shri Gadkari reviews NamamiGange projects in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi 6.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Nitin Gadkari , Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping has asked the Uttar Pradesh and Delhi Governments to speed up the execution of NamamiGange projects in their states.
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Around 12.4 lakh deaths in India in 2017 attributable to air pollution: Study 6.12.2018 Zee News : India National
One in eight deaths in India last year was attributable to air pollution.
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