User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
Last updated: Apr 25 2019 22:09 IST RSS 2.0
 
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PM’s Ujjwala LPG scheme will meet objectives if poor pay less for refills than middle class, rich 25.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The scheme has increased LPG customer base but high cost of refills means consumption growth is slow. Many women are therefore still using chulhas to cook.
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In a slum near Mumbai’s Deonar dumping ground, life is a constant health battle 25.4.2019 Scroll.in
The sewers in the area are overflowing and the air pungent, and yet, there seems to be no political will to make a difference.
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Assam Rifles Celebrates World Earth Day 24.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Assam Rifles Celebrates World Earth Day
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People in this Mumbai slum barely make it to 40; here’s why 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
For decades, waste has been Mumbai's teeming, unsolvable problem. Slums around the city's dumping ground are now Asia's largest, exposing ragpickers and the general population to serious health risks. All plans and commitments to waste management, meanwhile, appear figurative.
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Do cities matter? What BJP, INC and CPI(M) manifestos say on urban issues 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters
From devolution of powers to local bodies, to the formation of National Urban Mobility Mission, to the creation of a separate Ministry for Water; what all are the promises made by political parties regarding urban issues in their manifestos ?
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AR celebrates World Earth Day 23.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
AR celebrates World Earth Day
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How can governments make Bengaluru more liveable? By putting pedestrians first 22.4.2019 Scroll.in
Pollution, traffic and a host of other concerns can be resolved.
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Why addressing pedestrian concerns is key to making Bengaluru liveable 22.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Not so long ago, residents and visitors alike gushed over the pleasure of walking along the fragrant tree-lined avenues of Bangalore. Today walking in the city is a nightmare. What changed, and what can be done to encourage and protect pedestrians, which is important for more reasons than one?
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Chennai Buzz: Dismal voting percentage | Corporation school results | Relief for parched city… and more 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Poll percentages from Chennai constituencies, latest updates on water and air in the city and heartening news from municipality run schools -- catch your weekly dose of news snippets here.
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BJP’s Oja, Cong’s Sharma top contenders among 17 in fray 20.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
BJP’s Oja, Cong’s Sharma top contenders among 17 in fray
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E-Ride showroom opened at Moirang 20.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
E-Ride showroom opened at Moirang
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Zooming into the environmental problems of a growing Chennai 19.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A look at the environmental issues that Chennai faced since the 2014 national elections, through the camera lens.
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Shift from kerosene to solar to improve power supply 18.4.2019 Sify Finance
Switching subsidies from kerosene to off-grid solar products would improve electricity access for households still reliant on kerosene, a study by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) said on Thursday.
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Noted scientist calls for environmental protection 18.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Noted scientist calls for environmental protection
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Microplastics have managed to make their way into the remote French Pyrenees mountains 17.4.2019 Scroll.in
New research finds tiny particles in the atmosphere had been carried nearly 100 km. Should we be worried?
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Thermal and chemical pollution haven’t damaged coastal ecology near Kalpakkam – so far 16.4.2019 Scroll.in
But things may change for the worse with the addition of more nuclear power generating units to the Kalpakkam nuclear facility.
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We will go against biggies in Ennore: A G Mourya, Chennai North candidate 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Meet A G Mourya, retired IPS officer and Makkal Needhi Maiam candidate from Chennai North. In this interview, he talks about the changing scene of politics in Tamil Nadu and the opportunities that this throws up.
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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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Sustainable traffic solutions missing in campaign discourse as Bengaluru eyes one crore vehicles 15.4.2019 Citizen Matters
As election discourse heats up, many political parties promise to make urban mobility, public transport key areas of focus. But do they walk the talk? What does the proposal for an elevated corridor in Bengaluru say about the search for sustainable mobility solutions?
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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